2016-17 Cal Poly Men's Basketball Headlines

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    March 21, 2017
    Nwaba Signs Multi-Year Contract to Remain with the Los Angeles Lakers Following a pair of successive and successful 10-day contracts with the Los Angeles Lakers, the franchise announced Tuesday that graduated Cal Poly men's basketball guard David Nwaba (2013-16) has signed a multi-year contract with the organization. Per franchise policy, terms of the contract were not released.
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    March 14, 2017
    Cal Poly Student-Athletes Raise More Than $1,000 for Cancer Resource Center The Mustangs collected $1,015.87 for Hearst Cancer Resource Center at French Hospital during the month.
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    March 09, 2017
    Cal Poly Falls to UC Davis in Big West Tournament Quarterfinals, 66-55 Senior guard Ridge Shipley scored a game high 19 points and senior forward Zach Gordon grabbed 12 rebounds, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program never led during Thursday's Big West Conference Tournament quarterfinal matchup versus second-seeded UC Davis and saw the 2016-17 season come to a close with a 66-55 loss inside the Honda Center.
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    March 07, 2017
    Cal Poly Opens Big West Tournament Thursday versus UC Davis Three years removed from its first and only Big West Conference Tournament championship, the Cal Poly men's basketball program – seeded seventh for the fourth successive season – opens the 42nd Big West Tournament against No. 2 UC Davis on Thursday, March 9. Tip time inside the Honda Center in Anaheim for the first of four quarterfinal matchups is 12 noon with action televised live on Fox Prime Ticket.
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    March 06, 2017
    Niziol, Hollingsworth Join Joe Callero Radio Show Monday on ESPN 1280 Cal Poly men's basketball forwards Kuba Niziol and Hank Hollingsworth will join the Joe Callero Radio Show this week, airing live at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 6 from Charlie's Place at 981 Foothill Blvd. in San Luis Obispo.
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    March 06, 2017
    Shipley Earns All-Big West Conference Second Team Praise The Big West's leader with a 1.9-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio and ranked third in the Cal Poly men's basketball program's lineup with 10.6 points per game, senior guard Ridge Shipley was named to the all-conference second team following Monday's annual release of honors and specialty awards.
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    March 04, 2017
    Cal Poly Falls to UCSB in Finale; No. 7 Seed for Big West Tournament Sophomore guard Donovan Fields scored a team high 10 points, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program trailed UC Santa Barbara for the final 34 minutes of Saturday's matchup and dropped its regular season finale to the Gauchos inside Mott Athletics Center, 57-44.
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    March 03, 2017
    Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Announces 2016-17 Team Awards The Cal Poly men's basketball team announced its list of award winners and honorees Friday evening during the program's annual season banquet inside the university's Performing Arts Center.
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    March 02, 2017
    Four in Double Figures as Cal Poly Tops CSUN, 76-70 Senior guard Ridge Shipley led four Cal Poly men's basketball players in double-digit scoring figures with 17 points Thursday evening as the Cal Poly men's basketball program pushed its winning streak to three successive games with a 76-70 victory versus CSUN inside Mott Athletics Center.
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    March 02, 2017
    Postgame Highlights: Cal Poly 76, CSUN 70 (March 2, 2017) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 76-70 home victory versus CSUN (March 2, 2017).
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    March 01, 2017
    Nwaba Makes Los Angeles Lakers Debut on Tuesday Evening On the day he inked a 10-day contract with the Los Angeles Lakers to become the first Cal Poly men's basketball player in the Division I era to sign a deal with an NBA franchise, guard David Nwaba made his NBA Tuesday evening.
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    March 01, 2017
    Program Profile: Zach Gordon Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Senior forward Zach Gordon is the featured Mustang for the program's Thursday, March 2 matchup versus CSUN. Tip time is 7 p.m. inside Mott Athletics Center.
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    March 01, 2017
    Program Profile: Ridge Shipley Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Senior guard Ridge Shipley is the featured Mustang for the program's Saturday, March 4 regular season finale versus UC Santa Barbara. Tip time is 7 p.m. inside Mott Athletics Center.
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    February 28, 2017
    David Nwaba Signs 10-Day Contract with Los Angeles Lakers Former Cal Poly men's basketball guard David Nwaba became the first Mustang in the program's Division I era to sign a contract with an NBA franchise following the Tuesday morning announcement that the Los Angeles Lakers inked the former All-Big West Conference selection to a 10-day deal.
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    February 28, 2017
    Cal Poly Closes Regular Season at Home versus CSUN, UC Santa Barbara The Cal Poly men's basketball program closes the regular season inside Mott Athletics Center with matchups against CSUN (Thursday, March 2) and Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara (Saturday, March 4). Tip time both evenings is 7 p.m. for Cal Poly.
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    February 27, 2017
    Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week: Victor Joseph After averaging 21.5 points per the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s pair of victories at Long Beach State (Feb. 23) and UC Riverside (Feb. 25), junior guard Victor Joseph has been named Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student Athlete of the Week.
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    February 25, 2017
    Cal Poly Overcomes Second-Half Deficit for 84-77 Overtime Win Junior guard Victor Joseph scored a career high 26 points and sophomore guard Donovan Fields added 22 Saturday evening as the Cal Poly men's basketball program rallied from an eight-point deficit with six minutes remaining in regulation versus UC Riverside before prevailing in overtime at SRC Arena, 84-77.
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    February 24, 2017
    Cal Poly Visits UC Riverside Saturday at 5 p.m. on FOX Prime Ticket The Cal Poly men's basketball program closes a two-game road trip and plays its final road game of the regular season at UC Riverside on Saturday, Feb. 25. Tip time inside SRC Arena is 5 p.m. with action televised on FOX Prime Ticket.
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    February 24, 2017
    Postgame Highlights: Cal Poly 78, Long Beach State 71 (Feb. 23) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball program's 78-71 victory at Long Beach State (Feb. 23, 2017).
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    February 23, 2017
    Four in Double Figures as Cal Poly Topples Long Beach State, 78-71 Guards Ridge Shipley and Victor Joseph each finished with 17 points as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program earned its first victory inside Long Beach State’s Walter Pyramid in seven seasons with a 78-71 triumph on Thursday evening.
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    February 21, 2017
    Cal Poly Visits Long Beach State on ESPN3, UC Riverside on FOX Prime The Cal Poly men's basketball program hits the road for the final time during the regular season when visiting Long Beach State on ESPN3 on Thursday, Feb. 23 (7 p.m.) and UC Riverside on FOX Prime Ticket on Saturday, Feb. 25 (5 p.m.).
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    February 20, 2017
    Gordon and Sutlive Join Joe Callero Radio Show Tuesday on ESPN 1280 Cal Poly men's basketball senior forward Zach Gordon and junior guard Taylor Sutlive will join the Joe Callero Radio Show this week, airing live at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21 from Mustang Station on the Cal Poly campus.
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    February 18, 2017
    Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Outdistanced by Hawai’i, 82-61 Senior guard Ridge Shipley (top) led three Cal Poly men's basketball players in double-digit scoring figures with 16 points Saturday evening, but the Mustangs never led versus Hawai'i and dropped an 82-61 decision inside Mott Athletics Center.
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    February 18, 2017
    Program Profile: Kyle Toth Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Senior guard Kyle Toth was the featured Mustang for the program's Saturday, Feb. 18 matchup versus Hawai'i
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    February 17, 2017
    Cal Poly Hosts Hawai’i Saturday Evening at 7 p.m. Three of the Cal Poly men's basketball program's final five games play out inside Mott Athletics Center, beginning on Saturday, Feb. 18 as the Mustangs host Hawai'i at 7 p.m.
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    February 17, 2017
    Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Banquet Scheduled for Friday, March 3 Coinciding with the Cal Poly men's basketball team's final regular season home game inside Mott Athletics Center, the Mustang program will hold its annual season banquet on Friday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. inside the university's Performing Arts Center.
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    February 15, 2017
    Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Rolls Past CSUN, 85-71 Sophomore guard Donovan Fields finished with a career high 23 points as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program never trailed in dealinSophomore guard Donovan Fields finished with a career high 23 points as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program never trailed in dealing CSUN an 85-70 defeat inside the Matadome on Wednesday evening.g CSUN an 85-70 defeat inside the Matadome on Wednesday evening.
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    February 14, 2017
    Cal Poly Visits CSUN Wednesday on ESPN3, Hosts Hawai’i on Saturday Ten games into the Big West Conference schedule and the Cal Poly men's basketball program faces CSUN for the first time this season when squaring off inside the Matadome on ESPN3 on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Cal Poly closes the week inside Mott Athletics Center on Saturday, Feb. 18 when facing Hawai'i for the second time in 10 days. Tip time is 7 p.m. both evenings.
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    February 13, 2017
    Mustang Monday Q&A Debuts with Ridge Shipley Beginning with the first edition on Feb. 13, GoPoly.com will feature interviews with Mustang student-athletes that will run each Monday. Cal Poly men's basketball senior guard Ridge Shipley sat down for the first installment on Monday, Feb. 13.
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    February 09, 2017
    Second-Half Hawai’i Run Sends Cal Poly Men’s Basketball to 74-65 Defeat Senior guard Ridge Shipley scored a team high 19 points, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program – despite closing a seven-point halftime deficit Thursday evening – never led versus Hawai’i inside the Stan Sheriff Center and dropped a 74-65 decision.
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    February 05, 2017
    Cal Poly Men's Basketball Visits Hawai’i in Thursday Evening Matchup With four of its next five games away from the central coast, the Cal Poly men's basketball program begins its final road stretch of the regular season at Hawai'i on Thursday, Feb. 9. The final college basketball game in the United States on Thursday tips at 9 p.m. PT (7 p.m. HT) from the Stan Sheriff Center.
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    February 04, 2017
    Pair of Long Runs Spark UC Riverside Over Cal Poly, 67-56 UC Riverside went on a 17-0 run to take the lead for good in the first seven minutes of the second half and put together a 12-0 spurt in the final four minutes to turn a one-point lead into a 13-point advantage en route to a 67-56 Big West Conference men’s basketball victory over Cal Poly on Saturday night in Mott Athletics Center.
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    February 03, 2017
    Feb. 25 Matchup at UC Riverside added to Cal Poly’s Television Schedule The Cal Poly men’s basketball team added a fifth televised game to its 2016-17 regular season schedule Friday morning following the announcement that the program’s Saturday, Feb. 25 matchup at UC Riverside will be televised live on FOX Prime Ticket.
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    February 03, 2017
    Cal Poly Closes Home Stand Saturday versus UC Riverside at 7 p.m. Two days after knocking off the first-place program in the Big West Conference standings for a second successive week, the Cal Poly men's basketball team closes a two-game home stand inside Mott Athletics Center against UC Riverside on Saturday, Feb. 4. Tip time is 7 p.m.
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    February 03, 2017
    Program Profile: Josh Mishler Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Junior forward Josh Mishler is the featured Mustang for the program's Saturday, Feb. 4 matchup versus UC Riverside. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.
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    February 02, 2017
    Program Profile: Luke Meikle Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Junior forward Luke Meikle is the featured Mustang for the program's Thursday, Feb. 2 matchup versus UC Davis. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 8 p.m.
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    February 02, 2017
    Mustang Gameday Makes Men’s Basketball Debut Thursday Evening Mustang Gameday, the Cal Poly journalism department-produced pregame interview show, will make its men’s basketball live debut prior to the program’s Thursday, Feb. 2 matchup against UC Davis inside Mott Athletics Center.
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    February 02, 2017
    Cal Poly Men's Basketball Hangs On to Beat First-Place UC Davis, 74-70 Guard Victor Joseph scored 20 points, 16 in the second half and his 11th double-digit scoring game of the season, as Cal Poly, which let a 12-point first-half lead slip away, led for all but one minute in the second half en route to a 74-70 victory over UC Davis in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game Thursday night in Mott Athletics Center.
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    January 31, 2017
    Cal Poly Hosts UC Davis Thursday, UC Riverside Saturday Five of the Cal Poly men's basketball program's final nine regular season games take place inside Mott Athletics Center, beginning with a Thursday, Feb. 2 matchup against Big West Conference leader UC Davis and continuing Saturday, Feb. 4 versus UC Riverside. Tip times are 8 p.m. Thursday and 7 p.m. Saturday.
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