Team preview: UC Santa Barbara

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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)


For what seems like forever, Chris Devine was the heart, soul and guts of the UC Santa Barbara basketball program. And now that he is at last gone, one would think the hole left by the four-time All-Big West forward would be enormous.