August 28, 2017 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Releases 30-Game Regular Season Schedule Featuring 11 matchups versus NCAA Tournament and NIT qualifiers from a year ago, December home games versus Fresno State, defending Ivy League champion Princeton and Pepperdine and a Nov. 22-25 visit to the final edition of the GCI Great Alaska Shootout, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program released its 30-game regular season schedule on Monday afternoon.
July 21, 2017 | General News Cal Poly Athletics Hall of Fame to Expand With Seven Inductees Cal Poly will induct six former Mustang student-athletes and one longtime administrator, into the Cal Poly Athletics Hall of Fame in September.
July 14, 2017 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Adds Arizona Transfer Paulo Cruz The Cal Poly men's basketball program finalized its roster for the 2017-18 season Friday morning with the announcement from ninth-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department that 6-4 junior wing Paulo Cruz has completed his transfer from Arizona.
July 14, 2017 | Men's Basketball Former Mustang David Nwaba Claimed Off Waivers by the Chicago Bulls Just two days after being waived by the Los Angeles Lakers, former Cal Poly men's basketball guard David Nwaba was claimed by the Chicago Bulls.
May 31, 2017 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Adds Guard Jared Rice; Set to Open Season at Pac-12 Foes The Cal Poly men's basketball program solidified its backcourt play for coming seasons on Wednesday afternoon with the announcement from ninth-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department that guard Jared Rice (Modesto, Calif./Central Catholic HS) has been admitted to the university and will join the team for the 2017-18 season.
May 25, 2017 | General News Cal Poly Athletics Announces Partnership with adidas Cal Poly Athletics and adidas today announced a five-year exclusive partnership with adidas beginning in June 2017.
May 11, 2017 | General News Cal Poly Earns Top Marks Once Again in Academic Progress Rate Scores Six Cal Poly intercollegiate athletics teams posted perfect 1,000 Academic Progress Rate scores during the 2015-16 academic year and 14 squads registered improvements in their four-year rate scores. Three others maintained their four-year rate scores of a year ago.
May 1, 2017 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Announces Four Summer Camps With the first of the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s four summer camps just seven weeks away, the Mustang program recently announced its full slate of camps and clinics for 2017.
April 27, 2017 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Bolsters Backcourt with Pair of Guard Additions The Cal Poly men's basketball program strengthened the future of its backcourt on Thursday afternoon with the announcement from eighth-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department that 6-4 guards Marcellus Garrick (Columbia, S.C. / Allan Hancock College) and Eric Toles (Sierra College / Elk Grove, Calif.) have both signed National Letters of Intent to join the program for the 2017-18 season.
April 13, 2017 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Adds Frontcourt, Backcourt Depth for 2017-18 The Cal Poly men's basketball program added depth to both its frontcourt and backcourt with the Thursday announcement from eighth-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department that 6-9 forward Karlis Gāroza (Saldus, Latvia) and 6-0 point guard Iziah James (Chesapeake, Va.) have each signed National Letters of Intent to join the program for the 2017-18 season.
March 21, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
March 15, 2017 | Men's Basketball Interview with Former Cal Poly Basketball Player David Nwaba An interview with former Cal Poly men's basketball player David Nwaba, the first Mustang in Division I history to play in the National Basketball Association. Interviewed by Chris Sylvester, Nwaba signed a second 10-day contract with the Los Angeles Lakers earlier this week.
March 14, 2017 | General News 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.
March 9, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
March 7, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
March 6, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
March 6, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
March 4, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
March 3, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
March 2, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
March 2, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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).
March 1, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
March 1, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
March 1, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 28, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 28, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 28, 2017 | Men's Basketball David Nwaba NBA D-League Highlights with Los Angeles D-Fenders NBA D-League season highlights of Los Angeles D-Fenders wing David Nwaba, who has been called up to the Los Angeles Lakers (photo courtesy of Los Angeles D-Fenders).
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.
February 25, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 25, 2017 | Men's Basketball Callero, Joseph Postgame - Feb. 25 (Cal Poly 84, UC Riverside 77 / OT) Head coach Joe Callero and junior guard Victor Joseph react to the Cal Poly men's basketball program's 84-77 overtime victory at UC Riverside (Feb. 25, 2017).
February 24, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 24, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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).
February 23, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 23, 2017 | Men's Basketball Callero, Shipley Postgame - Feb. 23 (Cal Poly 78, Long Beach State 71) Head coach Joe Callero and senior guard Ridge Shipley react to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 78-71 victory at Long Beach State (Feb. 23, 2017).
February 21, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.).
February 20, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 18, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 18, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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
February 18, 2017 | Men's Basketball Callero, Shipley, Joseph Postgame Reaction (Hawai’i 82, Cal Poly 61) Head coach Joe Callero and guards Ridge Shipley and Victor Joseph react to the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 82-61 home loss to Hawai’i (Feb. 18, 2017).
February 17, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 17, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 16, 2017 | Men's Basketball Kyle Toth: Return from Heartbreak Cal Poly senior Kyle Toth on the perspective he gained through the unimaginable loss of his mother to breast cancer (produced by Big West Conference).
February 15, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 15, 2017 | Men's Basketball Postgame Highlights - Cal Poly 85, CSUN 71 (Feb. 15, 2017) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 85-71 Wednesday victory at CSUN.
February 15, 2017 | Men's Basketball Callero, Fields Postgame - Feb. 15, 2017 (Cal Poly 85, CSUN 71) Head coach Joe Callero and sophomore guard Donovan Fields react to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 85-71 win at CSUN (Feb. 15, 2017).
February 14, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 13, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 9, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 9, 2017 | Men's Basketball Callero, Niziol Postgame - Feb. 9, 2017 (Hawai'i 74, Cal Poly 65) Head coach Joe Callero and sophomore forward Kuba Niziol react to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 74-65 loss at Hawai'i (Feb. 9, 2017).
February 5, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 4, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 4, 2017 | Men's Basketball Callero, Gordon, Joseph Postgame – Feb. 4, 2017 Head coach Joe Callero, senior forward Zach Gordon and junior guard Victor Joseph react to the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 67-56 home loss to UC Riverside (Feb. 4, 2017).
February 3, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 3, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 3, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 2, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 2, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 2, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
February 2, 2017 | Men's Basketball Postgame Highlights: Cal Poly 74, UC Davis 70 (Feb. 2, 2017) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 74-70 home victory versus UC Davis (Feb. 2, 2017).
February 2, 2017 | Men's Basketball Callero, Fields, Joseph Postgame - Feb. 2, 2017 (Cal Poly 74, UC Davis 70) Head coach Joe Callero and guards Victor Joseph and Donovan Fields react to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 74-70 victory against UC Davis (Feb. 2, 2017).
January 31, 2017 | Men's Basketball 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.
January 30, 2017 Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week: Victor Joseph After posting successive 22-point games, Cal Poly men’s basketball junior guard Victor Joseph has been named Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week.
January 28, 2017 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Comeback Falls Short Saturday at Cal State Fullerton Junior guard Victor Joseph chalked up his second 22-point performance in as many games, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – after bridging an early double-digit deficit in the second half – was outdistanced Saturday evening by Cal State Fullerton inside Titan Gym, 81-71.
January 28, 2017 | Men's Basketball Callero Postgame - Jan. 28, 2017 (Cal State Fullerton 81, Cal Poly 71) Head coach Joe Callero reacts to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 81-71 loss at Cal State Fullerton (Jan. 28, 2017).
January 27, 2017 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits Cal State Fullerton Saturday Evening on ESPN3 Less than 48 hours after handing Big West leader UC Irvine its first conference defeat of the year, the Cal Poly men's basketball program closes a two-game road trip with an ESPN3-broadcasted matchup at Cal State Fullerton on Saturday, Jan. 28. Tip time is 6 p.m.
January 26, 2017 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Topples Big West Leader UC Irvine, 79-66 Junior guard Victor Joseph (above) scored a game high 22 points to lead four Mustangs in double-digit scoring figures as the Cal Poly men's basketball program earned its first Big West victory of the year by handing UC Irvine its first conference loss with a 79-66 decision Thursday evening inside the Bren Events Center.
January 26, 2017 | Men's Basketball Postgame Highlights - Cal Poly 79, UC Irvine 66 (Jan. 26, 2017) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 79-66 upset of Big West Conference leader UC Irvine (Jan. 26, 2017).
January 26, 2017 | Men's Basketball Callero, Joseph Postgame - Jan. 26, 2017 (Cal Poly 79, UC Irvine 66) Head coach Joe Callero and junior guard Victor Joseph react to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 79-66 victory at UC Irvine (Jan. 26, 2017).
January 24, 2017 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits UC Irvine, Cal State Fullerton in ESPN3-Broadcasted Games The Cal Poly men's basketball program closes its regular season series against both UC Irvine and Cal State Fullerton when visiting the Anteaters on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. and the Titans on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 6 p.m. Both games will be broadcasted via ESPN3.
January 21, 2017 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Victor Joseph Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Junior guard Victor Joseph is the featured Mustang for the program's Saturday, Jan. 21 matchup versus Long Beach State. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.
January 21, 2017 | Men's Basketball Long Beach State Rallies to Beat Cal Poly in Overtime, 98-92 Loren Jackson made two of three free throws to send the game into overtime and Long Beach State outscored Cal Poly 9-3 in the extra period for a 98-92 victory in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game televised nationally by ESPNU on Saturday night in Mott Athletics Center.
January 21, 2017 | Men's Basketball Tour Diaries: Tournament Talk with Cal Poly Cal Poly seniors Ridge Shipley and Zach Gordon relive the 2014 Big West Tournament when they made Mustang history and look forward to the chance to dance again (courtesy of the Big West Conference).
January 21, 2017 | Men's Basketball Callero, Shipley, Fields Postgame - Jan. 21, 2017 Head coach Joe Callero and guards Ridge Shipley and Donovan Fields react to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 96-92 overtime loss to Long Beach State (Jan. 21, 2017).
January 20, 2017 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Hosts Long Beach State Saturday in ESPNU-Televised Matchup Mott Athletics Center hosts a nationally televised matchup for the third time in four seasons Saturday evening as the Cal Poly men's basketball program faces Long Beach State on ESPNU. Tip time is 7 p.m.
January 18, 2017 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Josh Martin 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 Martin is the featured Mustang for the program's Wednesday, Jan. 18 matchup versus UC Irvine. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.
January 18, 2017 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Falls to First-Place UC Irvine 70-48 in Big West Conference Game UC Irvine 7-2 center Ioannis Dimakopoulos scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead UC Irvine to a 70-48 victory over Cal Poly in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game Wednesday night in Mott Athletics Center.
January 18, 2017 | Men's Basketball Callero, Abrams, Niziol Postgame – Jan. 18 (UC Irvine 70, Cal Poly 48) Head coach Joe Callero and sophomore forwards Aleks Abrams and Kuba Niziol react to the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 70-48 loss versus UC Irvine (Jan. 18, 2017).
January 17, 2017 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Radio Show Resumes Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 6 p.m. The Joe Callero Radio Show returns on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 6 p.m. with the Cal Poly men's basketball program’s head coach joined by junior guard Victor Joseph and sophomore forward Aleks Abrams.
January 17, 2017 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Hosts UC Irvine Wednesday, Long Beach State Saturday on ESPNU The Cal Poly men's basketball program opens its first Big West Conference home stand of the season when facing UC Irvine on Wednesday, Jan. 18 and hosts its third nationally televised game from Mott Athletics Center in the last four years when squaring off against Long Beach State on ESPNU on Saturday, Jan. 21.
January 14, 2017 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Team Drops 58-53 Decision at UC Santa Barbara Sophomore guard Donovan Fields scored a game high 15 points, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – after leading by 15 points with 16-and-a-half minutes to play Saturday evening – conceded a 17-0 run to Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara during the second half and fell inside The Thunderdome, 58-53.
January 14, 2017 | Men's Basketball Callero, Fields Postgame - Jan. 14, 2017 (UCSB 58, Cal Poly 53) Head coach Joe Callero and sophomore guard Donovan Fields react to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 58-53 loss at UC Santa Barbara (Jan. 14, 2017).
January 13, 2017 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits Blue-Green Rival UC Santa Barbara Saturday Night The Cal Poly men's basketball program hits the road for the seventh time in its last eight games when visiting Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, Jan. 14. Tip time inside The Thunderdome is 7 p.m.
January 12, 2017 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Taylor Sutlive Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Junior guard Taylor Sutlive is the featured Mustang for the program's Thursday, Jan. 12 matchup versus Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.
January 12, 2017 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Falls for First Time at Home this Year, 87-74 to Cal State Fullerton Guard Tré Coggins scored 34 points to lead Cal State Fullerton to a wire-to-wire 87-74 victory over Cal Poly in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game Thursday night in Mott Athletics Center.
January 12, 2017 | Men's Basketball Callero, Shipley, Joseph Postgame - Jan. 12, 2017 Head coach Joe Callero and guards Ridge Shipley and Victor Joseph react to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 87-74 home loss to Cal State Fullerton (Jan. 12, 2017).
January 11, 2017 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Hosts Cal State Fullerton Thursday, Visits UCSB Saturday The Cal Poly men's basketball program plays its first home game in 40 days and opens its eight-game Big West Conference home schedule when hosting Cal State Fullerton inside Mott Athletics Center on Thursday, Jan. 12. The Mustangs finish the week at Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, Jan. 14.
January 7, 2017 | Men's Basketball Last-Minute Rally Comes up Short for Cal Poly at UC Davis Junior forward Luke Meikle scored a team leading 16 points while senior forward Zach Gordon grabbed a career high 14 rebounds, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – after nearly overturning a seven-point deficit with 56 seconds to play – dropped a 68-64 decision versus UC Davis inside The Pavilion Saturday evening.
January 7, 2017 | Men's Basketball Callero, Meikle Postgame - Jan. 7, 2016 (UC Davis 68, Cal Poly 64) Head coach Joe Callero and junior forward Luke Meikle react to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 68-64 loss at UC Davis (Jan. 7, 2016).
January 4, 2017 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens 21st Big West Conference Season Saturday at UC Davis The Cal Poly men's basketball program opens its 21st season of Big West Conference action with a 5 p.m. matchup at UC Davis on Saturday, Jan. 7.
January 3, 2017 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Radio Show Returns Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 6 p.m. The Joe Callero Radio Show returns on Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 6 p.m. with the Cal Poly men's basketball program's head coach joined by junior forward Luke Meikle and sophomore guard Donovan Fields.
December 31, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Closes 2016 with Saturday Defeat at Princeton Senior guard Ridge Shipley finished with a team-leading nine points, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program never recovered from an early double-digit deficit and fell to first-time opponent Princeton inside Jadwin Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon, 81-52.
December 31, 2016 | Men's Basketball Callero, Shipley Postgame - Dec. 31, 2016 (Princeton 81, Cal Poly 52) Head coach Joe Callero and senior guard Ridge Shipley react to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 81-52 loss at Princeton (Dec. 31, 2016).
December 29, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Caps 2016 with Saturday, Dec. 31 Afternoon Game at Princeton The Cal Poly men's basketball program completes Big West Conference preparations, closes the 2016 calendar year and looks to snap a four-game slide when visiting first-time opponent Princeton on Saturday, Dec. 31 at 10 a.m. PT.
December 28, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Falls Down the Stretch at Grand Canyon Junior forward Luke Meikle scored a career high 22 points, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program – despite thrice tying the scoreline with Grand Canyon during the second half – couldn’t overtake the Lopes for the final 28 minutes Wednesday evening and fell inside GCU Arena, 71-64.
December 28, 2016 | Men's Basketball Callero, Meikle Postgame - Dec. 28, 2016 (Grand Canyon 71, Cal Poly 64) Head coach Joe Callero and junior forward Luke Meikle react to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 71-64 loss at Grand Canyon (Dec. 28, 2016),
December 26, 2016 Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week: Donovan Fields After scoring 13 points during the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s Dec. 20 game at Washington and sinking all three three-point attempts, sophomore guard Donovan Fields has been named Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week for a second time this season.
December 26, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Closes 2016 with Road Matchups at Grand Canyon, Princeton The Cal Poly men's basketball program closes the 2016 calendar year, opens the second half of its six-game road trip and looks to snap a three-game slide when visiting first-time opponents Grand Canyon on Wednesday, Dec. 28 at 6 p.m. PT and Princeton on Saturday, Dec. 31 at 10 a.m. PT.
December 23, 2016 | Men's Basketball Happy Holidays From Cal Poly
December 20, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly’s Jan. 21 Home Date versus Long Beach State Set for ESPNU For the second successive season and third time in four years, the Cal Poly men’s basketball team will host a nationally televised game on ESPNU following the Tuesday announcement that the program’s Saturday, Jan. 21 matchup versus Long Beach State will be broadcasted from Mott Athletics Center. Tip time remains 7 p.m.
December 20, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Falls Short in Second Half at Washington Senior guard Ridge Shipley led four Cal Poly men’s basketball players in double-digit scoring figures with 14 points Tuesday evening, but the Mustangs – after leading Washington by one at halftime – were outscored 41-24 in the second half and fell inside Alaska Airlines Arena, 77-61.
December 20, 2016 | Men's Basketball Callero, Toth Postgame - Dec. 20, 2016 (Washington 77, Cal Poly 61) Head coach Joe Callero and senior guard Kyle Toth react to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 77-61 loss at Washington (Dec. 20, 2016).
December 19, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Meets Washington Tuesday in Pac-12 Networks Televised Game The Cal Poly men's basketball program resumes its six-game road trip with a Tuesday, Dec. 20 matchup at Washington. Tip time inside Alaska Airlines Arena is 8 p.m. with action televised nationally on Pac-12 Network.
December 17, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Team Leads Early, but Outdistanced at Cal Senior guard Kyle Toth scored a team leading 14 points and sophomore forward Aleks Abrams grabbed a career high 16 rebounds, but a 21-3 run by California to close the first half dealt the Cal Poly men's basketball program a double-digit deficit they couldn't recover from as the Mustangs were outdistanced inside Haas Pavilion Saturday afternoon, 81-55.
December 17, 2016 | Men's Basketball Callero, Abrams Postgame Reaction - Dec. 17, 2016 (Cal 81, Cal Poly 55) Head coach Joe Callero and sophomore forward Aleks Abrams react to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 81-55 loss at California (Dec. 17, 2016).
December 14, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits Cal, Washington in Pac-12 Network Televised Matchups The Cal Poly men's basketball program continues its six-game road trip with a pair of nationally televised, Pac-12 Network matchups at California on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 5 p.m. and Washington on Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 8 p.m.
December 12, 2016 Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week: Donovan Fields After scoring a career high 17 points during the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s Dec. 10 game at Fresno State, sophomore guard Donovan Fields has been named Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week.
December 10, 2016 | Men's Basketball Second-Half Fresno State Run Sends Cal Poly to Saturday Defeat Sophomore guard Donovan Fields scored a career high 17 points, but Fresno State knocked down nine of its first 11 shots to open the second half on Saturday afternoon en route to outdistancing the Mustangs inside the Save Mart Center, 73-59.
December 7, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens Six-Game Road Trip Saturday Afternoon at Fresno State The Cal Poly men's basketball program opens its third six-game road trip in as many seasons when squaring off against Fresno State on Saturday, Dec. 10. Tip time inside the Save Mart Center is 4 p.m.
December 5, 2016 Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week: Kyle Toth After co-leading the Cal Poly men’s basketball program with 17.5 points per game during two victories last week and shooting 57.1 percent from three-point range, senior guard Kyle Toth has been named Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week.
December 4, 2016 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Jaylen Shead Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Sophomore guard Jaylen Shead is one of the featured Mustangs for the program's Saturday, Dec. 3 matchup versus Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.
December 3, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball Closes 2016 Home Run with 82-70 Victory Sophomore guard Victor Joseph came off the bench to lead a quartet of double-digit scorers, tallying 19 to lead Cal Poly to an 82-70 non-conference men's basketball victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Saturday night inside the Mott Athletics Center.
December 3, 2016 | Men's Basketball Postgame Highlights: Cal Poly 82, TAMCC 70 (Dec. 3, 2016) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 82-70 home victory versus Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (Dec. 3, 2016).
December 2, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Hosts Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Saturday in 2016 Home Finale The Cal Poly men's basketball program closes its 2016 home schedule inside Mott Athletics Center and plays its final home game for 40 days when hosting Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m.
December 2, 2016 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Aleks Abrams Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Sophomore forward Aleks Abrams is one of the featured Mustangs for the program's Saturday, Dec. 3 matchup versus Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.
December 1, 2016 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Alec Raven Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Sophomore guard Alec Raven is one of the featured Mustangs for the program's Thursday, Dec. 1 matchup versus UTSA. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 8 p.m.
December 1, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Evens Record at 4-4 With 59-47 Victory Over UTSA Senior guard Kyle Toth scored 18 points as Cal Poly, which held an opponent under 50 points for the first time in 43 games, defeated UTSA 59-47 in a non-conference men’s basketball game Thursday night in the Mott Athletics Center.
December 1, 2016 | Men's Basketball Postgame Highlights: Cal Poly 59, UTSA 47 (Dec. 1, 2016) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 59-47 home victory against UTSA (Dec. 1).
December 1, 2016 | Men's Basketball Postgame Reaction: Joe Callero, Kyle Toth, Victor Joseph Head coach Joe Callero, senior guard Kyle Toth and sophomore guard Victor Joseph react to the Cal Poly men's basketball program's 59-47 home victory against UTSA (Dec. 1, 2016).
November 30, 2016 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Donovan Fields Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Sophomore guard Donovan Fields is one of the featured Mustangs for the program's Thursday, Dec. 1 matchup versus UTSA.
November 29, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Closes 2016 Home Slate versus UTSA, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi The Cal Poly men's basketball program plays its final home games of the 2016 calendar year and final home games for 40 days inside Mott Athletics Center when hosting UTSA on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m.
November 26, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Closes NIU Thanksgiving Classic with 72-66 Loss to Elon Junior guard Victor Joseph scored a career high 23 points, but the Cal Poly men's basketball team – after trailing for a majority of the second half – closed the Northern Illinois-hosted Thanksgiving Classic Saturday afternoon with a 72-66 loss to Elon.
November 26, 2016 | Men's Basketball Postgame Reaction - Joe Callero, Ridge Shipley (Elon 72, Cal Poly 66) Head coach Joe Callero and senior guard Ridge Shipley react to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 72-66 loss to Elon (Nov. 26, 2016).
November 25, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Falls to Illinois-Chicago at NIU Thanksgiving Classic, 84-71 Sophomore guard Jaylen Shead finished with a career high 20 points, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball team couldn’t bridge a 21-point halftime deficit against Illinois-Chicago Friday afternoon and dropped an 84-71 decision at the Northern Illinois-hosted Thanksgiving Classic.
November 25, 2016 | Men's Basketball Postgame Reaction - Joe Callero, Jaylen Shead (UIC 84, Cal Poly 71) Head coach Joe Callero and sophomore guard Jaylen Shead react to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 84-71 loss versus Illinois-Chicago (Nov. 25, 2016).
November 24, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Resumes NIU Thanksgiving Classic Friday and Saturday Less than 48 hours after opening the Northern Illinois Thanksgiving Classic with a 68-64 victory against the host Huskies, the Cal Poly men's basketball team continues its pursuit of the program's third non-conference tournament title in as many years against first-time opponents Illinois-Chicago on Friday, Nov. 25 at 1:30 p.m. PT and Elon on Saturday, Nov. 26 at 11 a.m. PT.
November 24, 2016 | Men's Basketball Jaylen Shead: Why We're Thankful Cal Poly men's basketball guard Jaylen Shead discusses why he's thankful this Thanksgiving.
November 23, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Team Secures 68-64 Win at Northern Illinois Junior guard Victor Joseph recorded a career high 19 points to lead four Mustangs in double figures as the Cal Poly men's basketball program – which sank 11 three-pointers – opened the Northern Illinois Thanksgiving Classic Wednesday evening by producing a 68-64 victory against the host Huskies.
November 23, 2016 | Men's Basketball Postgame Reaction - Joe Callero, Victor Joseph (Cal Poly 68, NIU 64) Head coach Joe Callero and junior guard Victor Joseph react to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 68-64 win at Northern Illinois (Nov. 23, 2016).
November 22, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens NIU Thanksgiving Classic Wednesday on ESPN3 The Cal Poly men's basketball program seeks its third non-conference tournament title in as many seasons at the Nov. 23, 25-26 Northern Illinois Thanksgiving Classic in DeKalb, Ill. The Big West Conference's leader with four players in double-digit scoring figures, Cal Poly (2-2) opens tournament play with an ESPN3-broadcasted matchup on Wednesday, Nov. 23 versus the host Huskies (3-1) at 5 p.m. PT.
November 19, 2016 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Trevor John Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Sophomore guard Trevor John is one of the featured Mustangs for the program's Saturday, Nov. 19 matchup versus Bethesda. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 2 p.m.
November 19, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Team Pulls Away for 69-52 Win versus Bethesda Junior forward Luke Meikle recorded his first collegiate double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds and senior guard Kyle Toth led all players with 17 points as the Cal Poly men's basketball program pulled away Saturday afternoon for a 69-52 victory against NCCAA Bethesda University inside Mott Athletics Center.
November 19, 2016 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame – Nov. 19, 2016 (Cal Poly 69, Bethesda 52) Head coach Joe Callero addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 69-52 home victory against Bethesda (Nov. 19, 2016).
November 19, 2016 | Men's Basketball Kyle Toth Postgame – Nov. 19, 2016 (Cal Poly 69, Bethesda 52) Senior guard Kyle Toth addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 69-52 home victory against Bethesda (Nov. 19, 2016).
November 19, 2016 | Men's Basketball Luke Meikle Postgame – Nov. 19, 2016 (Cal Poly 69, Bethesda 52) Junior forward Luke Meikle addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 69-52 home victory against Bethesda (Nov. 19, 2016).
November 18, 2016 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Hank Hollingsworth Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Freshman forward Hank Hollingsworth is one of the featured Mustangs for the program's Saturday, Nov. 19 matchup versus Bethesda. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 2 p.m.
November 18, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Closes Two-Game Home Stand Saturday versus Bethesda at 2 p.m. Fewer than 48 hours after earning its first victory of the 2016-17 season, the Cal Poly men's basketball program closes a two-game home stand inside Mott Athletics Center on Saturday, Nov. 19 against NCCAA Bethesda University. Tip time is 2 p.m.
November 17, 2016 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Jakub Niziol Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Sophomore forward Jakub Niziol is one of the featured Mustangs for the program's Thursday, Nov. 17 home opener versus Cal State Dominguez Hills. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.
November 17, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Defeats Cal State Dominguez Hills 75-64 in Home Opener Five Cal Poly players, led by Josh Martin’s 16 points, scored in double figures as the Mustangs rallied from a 16-point first-half deficit to beat Cal State Dominguez Hills 75-64 in a non-conference men’s basketball game Thursday night in the Mott Athletics Center.
November 17, 2016 | Men's Basketball Donovan Fields Postgame – Nov. 17, 2016 (Cal Poly 75, CSUDH 64) Sophomore guard Donovan Fields addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 75-64 home victory against Cal State Dominguez Hills (Nov. 17, 2016).
November 17, 2016 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame – Nov. 17, 2016 (Cal Poly 75, CSUDH 64) Head coach Joe Callero addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 75-64 home victory against Cal State Dominguez Hills (Nov. 17, 2016).
November 17, 2016 | Men's Basketball Josh Martin Postgame – Nov. 17, 2016 (Cal Poly 75, CSUDH 64) Junior forward Josh Martin addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 75-64 home victory against Cal State Dominguez Hills (Nov. 17, 2016).
November 16, 2016 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Mark Crowe Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Freshman wing Mark Crowe is one of the featured Mustangs for the program's Thursday, Nov. 17 home opener versus Cal State Dominguez Hills. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.
November 15, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens Home Schedule with Thursday, Saturday Matchups The Cal Poly men's basketball program opens its 12-game home schedule inside Mott Athletics Center when hosting Division II Cal State Dominguez Hills on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. and NCCAA Bethesda on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m.
November 13, 2016 | Men's Basketball Second-Half Arizona State Surge Sends Cal Poly to Defeat Senior guard Kyle Toth knocked down five three-pointers to finish with a career high 21 points, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program was outscored by 25 points by Arizona State during Sunday's final 15-and-a-half minutes and fell inside Wells Fargo Arena, 96-74.
November 12, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits Arizona State Sunday in Pac-12 Network Televised Matchup Following Friday's season-opening 77-68 defeat at Pepperdine, the Cal Poly men's basketball program closes a two-game road trip with a nationally televised, Pac-12 Network matchup at Arizona State on Sunday, Nov. 13. Tip time from Wells Fargo Arena is 6 p.m. PT.
November 11, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Falls in Season Opener at Pepperdine, 77-68 Junior forward Josh Martin produced his third career double-double with career highs for points (17) and rebounds (21) and junior forward Luke Meikle added 17 points, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball team – after erasing a 15-point first-half deficit – dropped its 2016-17 regular season opener Friday evening versus Pepperdine inside Firestone Fieldhouse, 77-68.
November 11, 2016 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame - Nov. 11, 2016 (Pepperdine 77, Cal Poly 68) Head coach Joe Callero reacts to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 77-68 season-opening loss at Pepperdine (Nov. 11, 2016).
November 10, 2016 | Men's Basketball Coach Callero’s Perspective: November 2016 Eighth-year Cal Poly head coach Joe Callero writes a monthly piece for GoPoly.com to keep fans updated on the latest team news and provide an inside perspective on the program. For November's piece, Callero discusses how Cal Poly's revitalized conditioning program will help the Mustangs on the court this year and the return of senior guard Kyle Toth to the lineup.
November 9, 2016 | Men's Basketball Former Mustang Nwaba Joins NBA D-League Los Angeles D-Fenders The Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s leading scorer from last season and a 2016 All-Big West Conference honoree, former Mustang guard David Nwaba will begin his first professional season as a member of the NBA Development League’s Los Angeles D-Fenders.
November 7, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens Season Friday at Pepperdine, Sunday at Arizona State Returning nine letterwinners from a 2015-16 squad that recorded the program's highest scoring average in 14 years, the Cal Poly men's basketball team opens the 2016-17 regular season at Pepperdine on Friday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. Cal Poly's season opening road trip continues with a nationally televised Pac-12 matchup versus Arizona State on Sunday, Nov. 13 at 6 p.m. PT.
November 2, 2016 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball to Host Canned Food Drive at Thursday Farmers’ Market As part of the program’s continued annual support of the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo, the Cal Poly men’s basketball team will host a stall at Thursday’s Downtown San Luis Obispo Farmers’ Market with players and coaches collecting food items in advance of the holiday season. The market opens at 6 p.m.
October 15, 2016 | Men's Basketball Gold Rallies to Top Green in Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Intrasquad Game Sophomore forward Aleks Abrams matched a game high with 13 points and led all players with 16 rebounds, but the Gold squad – after trailing for a majority of the afternoon – overcame a late deficit to top the Green side during the Cal Poly men's basketball program's annual intrasquad tuneup inside Mott Athletics Center on Saturday, 38-33.
October 10, 2016 | Men's Basketball Green versus Gold Game, Alumni Weekend Set for Oct. 15-16 Highlighted by the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s annual Green versus Gold intrasquad matchup, the Mustang program will host its annual Alumni Weekend Oct. 15-16.
October 6, 2016 | Men's Basketball Mustangs to Host Youth Clinic ahead of Oct. 15 Green versus Gold Game Preceeding the program’s annual Green versus Gold intrasquad matchup on Saturday, Oct. 15, the Cal Poly men’s basketball team will host a free clinic for youth players inside Mott Athletics Center from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
September 29, 2016 | Men's Basketball Coach Callero’s Perspective: September 2016 Eighth-year Cal Poly head coach Joe Callero writes a monthly piece for GoPoly.com to keep fans updated on the latest team news and provide an inside perspective on the program. For September's piece, Callero discusses the program's new director of player development Kevon Davis, how the team has prepared for the opening of practice and identifies defensive and offensive goals for the season.
September 28, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Opens Practice for 2016-17 Season Friday Forty-two days out from the program's Friday, Nov. 11 season-opening matchup at Pepperdine, the Cal Poly men's basketball team begins preparations for the 2016-17 season with its first official practice on Friday, Sept. 30.
September 19, 2016 | Men's Basketball Former Mustang Men’s Basketball Assistant Tom Wood Passes Away Tom Wood (bottom row, far right), the Cal Poly men's basketball program's assistant coach for eight seasons and head coach at Humboldt State for 29 years, passed away in mid-August following a lengthy fight with cancer. He was 68.
September 12, 2016 | Men's Basketball Kevon Davis Named Men's Basketball Director of Player Development Eighth-year Cal Poly men's basketball head coach Joe Callero completed the program's support staff for the upcoming season Monday afternoon with the announcement that Kevon Davis has been appointed as the team's freshly-created director of player development.
September 1, 2016 | Men's Basketball Former Mustang Bennett Signs with Slovak Club BK Baník Handlová Former Cal Poly men's basketball forward Brian Bennett (2012-16) became the second member of the program's 2016 graduating class to sign a professional contract after recently joining Slovakian club BK Baník Handlová.
August 31, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Releases 30-Game Regular Season Schedule With a program record 17 matchups coming against opponents that qualified for postseason play a year ago and 12 more versus teams that won 20-plus games last season, eighth-year men's basketball head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department announced Cal Poly's 2016-17 schedule on Wednesday afternoon.
August 25, 2016 | Men's Basketball Coach Callero’s Perspective: August 2016 Eighth-year Cal Poly head coach Joe Callero writes a monthly piece for GoPoly.com to keep fans updated on the latest team news and provide an inside perspective. For August's piece, Callero discusses his summer vacation plans, pulls the curtain back on Cal Poly's 2016-17 schedule, introduces incoming point guard Donovan Fields and reflects on the passing of former Cal Poly men's basketball assistant coach Tom Wood.
August 18, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Completes Incoming Class with Point Guard Fields Eighth-year head coach Joe Callero finalized the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 2016-17 incoming class Thursday with the announcement that sophomore point guard Donovan Fields (Newburgh, N.Y./Odessa College) has joined the program and will be eligible to compete immediately.
July 27, 2016 | Men's Basketball Coach Callero’s Perspective: July 2016 Eighth-year Cal Poly head coach Joe Callero writes a monthly piece for GoPoly.com to keep fans updated on the latest team news and provide an inside perspective on the program. For July's second piece, Callero discusses recruiting trips to Spain and Las Vegas, former Mustang players pursuing careers overseas, incoming transfer Kuba Niziol and newly promoted Director of Operations Jeremy Jauregui.
July 25, 2016 | Men's Basketball Niziol Helps Poland to Sixth at FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship Averaging 5.4 points per seven tournament games, Cal Poly men’s basketball incoming transfer and sophomore forward Kuba Niziol helped the Poland U-20 Men’s National Team to a sixth-place showing at the July 15-24 FIBA Europe U-20 Championship Division B competition in Greece.
July 22, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Promotes Jeremy Jauregui to Director of Operations A member of the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s staff at various levels for the past seven seasons, Jeremy Jauregui was promoted as the team’s Director of Operations recently by head coach Joe Callero.
June 17, 2016 | Men's Basketball Coach Callero’s Perspective: June 2016 Beginning in June 2016, eighth-year Cal Poly head coach Joe Callero will write a monthly piece for GoPoly.com to keep fans updated on the latest team news and provide an inside perspective on the program.
June 6, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Names Pawel Mrozik Associate Head Coach Eighth-year head coach Joe Callero and the Cal Poly Athletics Department completed the Mustang men’s basketball team’s coaching staff Monday afternoon with the announcement that Pawel Mrozik has joined the program as associate head coach.
May 19, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Adds Polish U-20 International to Signing Class The Cal Poly men’s basketball team bolstered its frontcourt depth for the 2016-17 season Wednesday afternoon with the announcement from eighth-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department that 6-7 forward Kuba Niziol (Wrocław, Poland/Howard College) has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the program.
April 29, 2016 | Men's Basketball Fortier Accepts Assistant Coaching Position at Drexel Following a three-year stretch as the Mustang men’s basketball program’s associate head coach, it was announced on Friday morning by the Cal Poly Athletics Department that Paul Fortier has departed the team to accept an assistant coaching role with Drexel.
April 20, 2016 | General News Thirteen Cal Poly Athletics Teams Achieve Perfect APR Rate Scores Thirteen Cal Poly intercollegiate athletics teams achieved perfect 1,000 Academic Progress Rate scores, according to figures released by the NCAA on Wednesday.
April 14, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Adds Pair of Guards for 2016-17 Season The Cal Poly men’s basketball program added depth to its backcourt for the 2016-17 season Thursday afternoon with the announcement from seventh-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department that 6-0 guard Victor Joseph (Rancho Cucamonga, Calif./Chaffey College) and 6-5 guard Josh Mishler (Fountain Valley, Calif./Saddleback College) have each signed National Letters of Intent.
March 29, 2016 | Men's Basketball Lead Gift Secured for Renovation of Men’s Basketball Locker Room A $175,000 project to renovate the men’s basketball locker room inside Mott Athletics Center at Cal Poly is scheduled to be completed by the end of the 2015-16 academic year.
March 10, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Hits 13 Threes, but Falls to UC Irvine in Big West Tournament Sophomore forward Luke Meikle finished with a career 19 points and the Cal Poly men's basketball program sank 13 three-pointers and shot a season best 56.5 percent from three-point range, but the seventh-seeded Mustangs were eliminated from the 2016 Big West Conference Tournament in Thursday's quarterfinal round at the Honda Center by No. 2 UC Irvine, 84-64.
March 8, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens Big West Tournament Thursday versus UC Irvine at 6 p.m. Two years removed from its first and only Big West Conference Tournament championship, the Cal Poly men's basketball program – seeded seventh for the third successive season – opens the 41st edition of the Big West Tournament against No. 2 UC Irvine on Thursday, March 10. Tip time inside the Honda Center in Anaheim is 6 p.m. with action televised on Fox Prime Ticket.
March 7, 2016 | Men's Basketball Nwaba Earns All-Big West Conference Praise The Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s leader for points (12.7), rebounds (6.3), assists (3.6) and steals (1.3) per game, senior guard David Nwaba earned All-Big West Conference honorable mention recognition Monday morning following the annual release of honors and specialty awards.
March 5, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Falls in Season Finale; No. 7 Seed for Big West Tournament Senior guard David Nwaba scored a game high 15 points, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program couldn't bridge an early second-half run by Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara in Saturday afternoon's regular season finale and fell inside the Thunderdome, 69-50.
March 4, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Closes Regular Season Saturday at UC Santa Barbara The Cal Poly men's basketball program closes the regular season and completes preparations for the March 10-12 Big West Conference Tournament when visiting Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, March 5 at 4 p.m.
March 3, 2016 | Men's Basketball Nwaba Nets Historic Night, but Cal Poly Falls at UC Irvine, 72-62 Senior guard David Nwaba produced his third collegiate double-double with a career high 25 points and game best 10 rebounds and became the 23rd player in Cal Poly men's basketball program history to reach 1,000 career points, but the Mustangs – after holding an early second-half lead – fell to UC Irvine Thursday evening inside the Bren Events Center, 72-62.
March 1, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Closes Regular season at UC Irvine on ESPN3, UC Santa Barbara The Cal Poly men's basketball program closes the regular season with a two-game road trip at UC Irvine on Thursday, March 3 at 8:30 p.m. and Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, March 5 at 4 p.m.
February 26, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Team Announces 2015-16 Season 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.
February 26, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Athletics Department Honors Tom Barket Cal Poly's longtime play-by-play broadcaster Tom Barket was honored for his contributions to the athletics department on Friday, Feb. 26 at the Mustang men's basketball team's season banquet.
February 25, 2016 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Reese Morgan 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 Reese Morgan is the featured Mustang for the program's Thursday, Feb. 25 game versus Cal State Fullerton. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.
February 25, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Falls to Cal State Fullerton 78-77 on Senior Night Guard Reese Morgan led a quartet of Cal Poly seniors scoring at least nine points, tallying 22 in his final home game, but the Mustangs fell 78-77 to Cal State Fullerton in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game Thursday night in the Mott Athletics Center.
February 25, 2016 | Men's Basketball Highlights: Cal State Fullerton 78, Cal Poly 77 (Feb. 25, 2016) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 78-77 home loss to Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 25, 2016).
February 23, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Wraps Home Schedule Thursday versus Cal State Fullerton The Cal Poly men's basketball program closes a three-game home stand and its 12-game regular season schedule inside Mott Athletics Center when hosting Cal State Fullerton on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m.
February 22, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball Head Coach Joe Callero Cal Poly men's basketball head coach Joe Callero answers questions from Central Coast media on his team's split of two Big West games last week and previews Thursday night's home finale against Cal State Fullerton.
February 20, 2016 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Rally from Second Half Deficit, but Fall in Overtime to CSUN Senior guard Reese Morgan tied a career high with seven three-pointers en route to a season best 23 points, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball team – after overcoming a 14-point deficit with 11 minutes remaining in regulation –dropped a 75-71 overtime decision to CSUN inside Mott Athletics Center on Saturday evening.
February 20, 2016 | Men's Basketball Highlights: CSUN 75, Cal Poly 71 (Jan. 20, 2016) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 75-71 overtime home loss to CSUN (Feb. 20, 2016).
February 19, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Continues Home Stand Saturday Evening versus CSUN The Cal Poly men's basketball program continues a three-game home stand and seeks a third successive victory when hosting CSUN inside Mott Athletics Center on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m.
February 19, 2016 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Joel Awich 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 Joel Awich is the featured Mustang for the program's Saturday, Feb. 20 game versus CSUN. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.
February 18, 2016 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Brian Bennett 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 Brian Bennett is the featured Mustang for the program's Thursday, Feb. 18 game versus UC Davis. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.
February 18, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Holds Off UC Davis for 58-53 Big West Victory Senior guard Reese Morgan made six consecutive free throws and blocked a UC Davis shot, all in the final 25 seconds, as Cal Poly snapped a three-game home losing streak with a 58-53 victory over UC Davis in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game Thursday night in the Mott Athletics Center.
February 18, 2016 | Men's Basketball Highlights: Cal Poly 58, UC Davis 53 (Jan. 18, 2016) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 58-53 home victory versus UC Davis (Feb. 18, 2016).
February 16, 2016 | Men's Basketball Lee, Shipley to Join Joe Callero Radio Show Tonight at 6 p.m. The Joe Callero Radio show returns to the airwaves on Tuesday at 6 p.m. and will be broadcasted on ESPN Radio 1280 from Charlie's Place. Among the featured guests on Tuesday evening include 14th-year Mustang baseball head coach Larry Lee and junior guard Ridge Shipley.
February 16, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Begins Three-Game Home Stand Thursday versus UC Davis The Cal Poly men's basketball program opens a three-game home stand and closes its 12-game schedule inside Mott Athletics Center when hosting UC Davis on Thursday, Feb. 18 and CSUN on Saturday, Feb. 20. Tip time both evenings is 7 p.m.
February 13, 2016 | Men's Basketball Five in Double Figures as Cal Poly Knocks Off UC Riverside, 86-78 Senior guard David Nwaba led five Cal Poly men's basketball players in double-digit scoring figures with 21 points as the Mustangs outdistanced UC Riverside Saturday evening inside the SRC Arena, 86-78.
February 12, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Faces UC Riverside Saturday at 7:30 p.m. on Fox Sports West The Cal Poly men's basketball program looks to snap a five-game slide when closing a two-game road trip at UC Riverside on Saturday, Feb. 13. Tip time inside UC Riverside's SRC Arena is 7:30 p.m. with action televised on Fox Sports West.
February 11, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Nearly Overturns 17-Point Deficit, Falls at Long Beach State Senior guard David Nwaba recorded his second career double-double with a career high 24 points and 13 rebounds Thursday evening, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – after nearly overturning a 17-point second-half deficit – fell versus Long Beach State inside Walter Pyramid, 73-70.
February 11, 2016 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame – Feb. 11, 2016 (Long Beach State 73, Cal Poly 70) Cal Poly men’s basketball head coach Joe Callero talks to ESPN 1280’s Tom Barket following the program’s 73-70 loss at Long Beach State (Feb. 11, 2016).
February 8, 2016 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Visit Long Beach State, UC Riverside in Broadcasted Matchups The Cal Poly men's basketball program looks to stem a four-game slide when visiting Long Beach State on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. and UC Riverside on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Thursday's game at Long Beach State will be broadcasted on ESPN3 with Saturday's matchup at UC Riverside televised on Fox Sports West.
February 6, 2016 | Men's Basketball Hawai’i Pulls Away in Second Half for 75-60 Win Over Cal Poly Hawai'i scored the first nine points of the second half to snap a 28-28 tie and pulled away for a 75-60 victory over Cal Poly in a Big West Conference men's basketball game Saturday night before the third sellout of the season in Mott Athletics Center and a national television audience (ESPNU).
February 5, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Hosts Hawai’i Saturday in Nationally Televised ESPNU Matchup Mott Athletics Center hosts a nationally televised matchup for the first time in two seasons on Saturday, Feb. 6 as the Cal Poly men's basketball program faces Hawai'i on ESPNU at 7 p.m.
February 3, 2016 | Men's Basketball 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. Junior guard Ridge Shipley is the featured Mustang for the program's Wednesday, Feb. 3 game versus UC Irvine. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.
February 3, 2016 | Men's Basketball UC Irvine Defeats Cal Poly in Overtime, 78-72 UC Irvine rallied from an 11-point first-half deficit, forced overtime with a three-pointer with one second left in regulation and outscored Cal Poly 15-9 in the extra session for a 78-72 victory in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game Wednesday night in the Mott Athletics Center.
February 3, 2016 | Men's Basketball #BigWestNation Tour Diaries: Hustle and Heart with David Nwaba The Big West Conference sat down with Cal Poly men's basketball senior David Nwaba and "Young Sav" shared how community service continues to strengthen the Mustangs on and off the floor.
February 3, 2016 | Men's Basketball Postgame Highlights: UC Irvine 78, Cal Poly 72 (Feb. 3, 2016) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 78-72 home loss versus UC Irvine (Feb. 3, 2016).
February 2, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Hosts Big West Leaders UC Irvine and Hawai’i The Cal Poly men's basketball program faces the top three teams in the Big West Conference standings during its next three games beginning with home matchups versus UC Irvine on Wednesday, Feb. 3 (7 p.m.) and Hawai'i in a nationally-televised ESPNU matchup from Mott Athletics Center on Saturday, Feb. 6 (7 p.m.).
January 30, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball on Downside of 66-52 Decision at UC Davis Senior guard David Nwaba scored a team high 15 points and senior forward Brian Bennett added 10, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program trailed from the onset versus UC Davis Saturday evening inside The Pavilion and fell, 66-52.
January 29, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Visits UC Davis Saturday Afternoon Playing its third road game during a four-game stretch, the Cal Poly men's basketball program visits UC Davis for a 5:30 p.m. matchup on Saturday, Jan. 30.
January 28, 2016 | Men's Basketball 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. Junior forward Zach Gordon is the featured Mustang for the program's Thursday, Jan. 28 game versus UC Riverside.
January 28, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Lets 13-Point Lead Slip Away, Falls to UC Riverside, 72-68 Cal Poly let a 13-point first-half lead slip away as UC Riverside, behind Taylor Johns’ 21 points, rallied for a 72-68 victory in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game Thursday night before 2,134 in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 28, 2016 | Men's Basketball Highlights: UC Riverside 72, Cal Poly 68 (Jan. 28, 2016) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 72-68 home loss to UC Riverside (Jan. 28, 2016).
January 26, 2016 Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week: Brian Bennett Following a two-game stretch in which he became the 22nd player in Cal Poly men’s basketball program history to reach 1,000 career points, senior forward Brian Bennett was named Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week for a second successive week.
January 26, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Season Banquet Set for Friday, Feb. 26 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, Feb. 26 at 4:30 p.m. inside the university’s Performing Arts Center.
January 26, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Hosts UC Riverside Thursday, Visits UC Davis Saturday Playing three of its next four games at home inside Mott Athletics Center, the Cal Poly men's basketball program hosts UC Riverside on Thursday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. before visiting UC Davis on Saturday, Jan. 30 at 5:30 p.m.
January 23, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Edges Past Cal State Fullerton, 83-75 Senior guard Reese Morgan scored a team high 17 points and senior forward Brian Bennett became the 22nd player in program history to reach 1,000 career points as the Cal Poly men’s basketball team produced an 83-75 victory versus Cal State Fullerton inside Titan Gym Saturday afternoon.
January 23, 2016 | Men's Basketball Highlights: Cal Poly 83, Cal State Fullerton 75 (Jan. 23, 2016) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 83-75 victory at Cal State Fullerton on ESPN3 (Jan. 23, 2016).
January 23, 2016 | Men's Basketball David Nwaba Postgame: Cal Poly 83, Cal State Fullerton 75 (Jan. 23, 2016) David Nwaba reacts to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 83-75 win at Cal State Fullerton on ESPN3 (Jan. 23, 2016).
January 22, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits Cal State Fullerton Saturday Afternoon on ESPN3 The Cal Poly men's basketball program closes a two-game road trip when visiting Cal State Fullerton inside Titan Gym on Saturday, Jan. 23 at 4 p.m. Action will be broadcasted live via ESPN3.
January 22, 2016 | Men's Basketball Big West Conference/ESPN3: A Sit Down with Reese Morgan The Big West Conference and ESPN profile Cal Poly men's basketball senior guard Reese Morgan, who has overcome numerous medical hardships to continue his family's athletic legacy.
January 21, 2016 | Men's Basketball Late Three-Pointer Sends Cal Poly Men’s Basketball to 76-74 Defeat Seniors Brian Bennett and David Nwaba each finished with a team high 14 points Thursday evening, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program – after leading for a majority of the second half – saw CSUN guard Jerron Wilbut knock down a three-pointer with 18 seconds remaining to hand the hosts a 76-74 win inside The Matadome.
January 21, 2016 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame - CSUN 76, Cal Poly 74 (Jan. 21, 2016) Head coach Joe Callero talks to ESPN 1280's Tom Barket following the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 76-74 loss at CSUN (Jan. 21, 2016).
January 20, 2016 Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week: Brian Bennett After averaging 17.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per two games and shooting 68.2 percent from the floor during the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s home Big West Conference-opening games, senior forward Brian Bennett was named Coca-Cola Cal Poly Student-Athlete of the Week.
January 19, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits CSUN, Cal State Fullerton in ESPN3 Matchups The Cal Poly men's basketball program seeks its first Big West Conference road victory of the season when visiting CSUN on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. and Cal State Fullerton on Saturday, Jan. 23 at 4 p.m. Both games will be broadcasted via ESPN3.
January 16, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly’s Feb. 6 Home Matchup versus Hawai’i added to ESPNU Lineup For the first time in two seasons Mott Athletics Center will host a nationally-televised matchup as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program will square off versus Hawai’i on ESPNU on Saturday, Feb. 6. Tip time is set for 7 p.m.
January 16, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Rallies for Double-Overtime Win Over Long Beach State Senior forward Brian Bennett scored 21 points off the bench and made the go-ahead free throw with 1:34 to go in the second overtime period as Cal Poly rallied for a 96-92 victory over Long Beach State in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game Saturday night before another sellout crowd of 3,032 in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 16, 2016 | Men's Basketball Highlights: Cal Poly 96, Long Beach State 92 - 2OT (Jan. 16, 2016) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 96-92 double-overtime victory versus Long Beach State (Jan. 16, 2016).
January 15, 2016 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Close Home Stand Saturday versus Long Beach State The Cal Poly men's basketball program closes its two-game home stand on Saturday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. when hosting Long Beach State inside Mott Athletics Center.
January 15, 2016 | Men's Basketball 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. Sophomore forward Luke Meikle is the featured Mustang for the program's Saturday, Jan. 16 game versus Long Beach State. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.
January 14, 2016 | Men's Basketball UC Santa Barbara Holds off Late Cal Poly Rally for 76-73 Big West Victory Sophomore guard Gabe Vincent scored 27 points, including two on a layup with 11 seconds to play, halting a furious late Cal Poly rally and lifting UC Santa Barbara to a 76-73 Big West Conference men’s basketball victory Thursday night before a sellout crowd of 3,032 in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 14, 2016 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Taylor Sutlive Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Sophomore guard Taylor Sutlive is the featured Mustang for the program's Thursday, Jan. 14 game versus UC Santa Barbara. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.
January 14, 2016 | Men's Basketball Highlights: UC Santa Barbara 76, Cal Poly 73 (Jan. 14, 2016) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 76-73 home loss versus UC Santa Barbara (Jan. 14, 2016).
January 12, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Hosts UCSB, Long Beach State in Big West Home Openers Playing its first home games in 40 days, the Cal Poly men's basketball program opens its eight-game Big West Conference home schedule inside Mott Athletics Center when facing Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara on Thursday, Jan. 14 and Long Beach State on Saturday, Jan. 16. Both games tip at 7 p.m.
January 6, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens Big West Conference Play with 86-73 Loss at Hawai’i Senior guard Reese Morgan scored a team high 17 points, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – after nearly overturning a 10-point deficit in the second half – was outscored by 11 points by Hawai'i to close Wednesday's Big West Conference opener as the Mustangs dropped an 86-73 decision inside the Stan Sheriff Center.
January 4, 2016 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens 20th Big West Season Wednesday at Hawai’i The Cal Poly men's basketball program opens the 2016 calendar year and its 20th Big West Conference season and closes a six-game road trip when visiting Hawai'i on Wednesday, Jan. 6. Tip time inside the Stan Sheriff Center is 9 p.m. PT.
December 29, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly’s Second-Half Charge Falls Short at No. 19/20 Texas A&M Senior guard Reese Morgan knocked down five three-pointers to finish with a game high 16 points Tuesday evening, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – after trailing No. 19/20 Texas A&M by 19 points in the first half and cutting its deficit to single digits in the second – fell inside Reed Arena, 82-63.
December 29, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame - Texas A&M 82, Cal Poly 63 (Dec. 29, 2015) Head coach Joe Callero talks to Tom Barket (ESPN 1280) following the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 82-63 loss at No. 19/20 Texas A&M (Dec. 29, 2015).
December 27, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Cap Big West Preparations Tuesday at No. 19/21 Texas A&M The Cal Poly men's basketball program completes Big West Conference preparations, faces its only scheduled ranked opponent of the season and closes the 2015 calendar year when visiting No. 19/21 Texas A&M in an SEC Network+-televised matchup on Tuesday, Dec. 29. Tip time inside Reed Arena is 5 p.m. PT.
December 22, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Sprints Past UTSA for 88-73 Victory Senior guards Reese Morgan and David Nwaba, sophomore forward Luke Meikle and freshman forward Josh Martin each finished with 12 points to lead seven Mustangs in double-digit scoring figures Tuesday evening as the Cal Poly men’s basketball team defeated UTSA inside the Convocation Center, 88-73.
December 22, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame - Dec. 22, 2015 (Cal Poly 88, UTSA 73) Cal Poly men’s basketball head coach Joe Callero reacts to the program’s 88-73 victory at UTSA with ESPN 1280’s Tom Barket (Dec. 22, 2015).
December 21, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly’s Six-Game Road trip Resumes at UTSA, No. 19/21 Texas A&M The Cal Poly men's basketball program opens the second half of its six-game road trip when visiting UTSA for a 7 p.m. matchup on Tuesday, Dec. 22. Marking game No. 2 of Cal Poly's three-game Texas swing, the Mustangs (5-6) also face No. 19/21 Texas A&M on Dec. 29.
December 20, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens Texas Swing with 80-74 Loss at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Five Mustangs finished in double digit scoring figures led by sophomore guard Taylor Sutlive's team high 12 points, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – after trailing by 10 points with seven minutes remaining and leading by two with three to play – fell to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi inside the American Bank Center on Sunday afternoon, 80-74.
December 18, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Continue Road trip With Three-Game Texas Swing The Cal Poly men's basketball program's six-game road trip continues with a three-game stretch in the Long Star State as the Mustangs visit Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Sunday, Dec. 20 (12 noon PT), UTSA on Tuesday, Dec. 22 (5 p.m.) and No. 24 Texas A&M on Tuesday, Dec. 29 (5 p.m.).
December 17, 2015 | Men's Basketball Five in Double Figures, but Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Falls at USC Senior guard David Nwaba scored a team-leading 15 points and sophomores Taylor Sutlive and Luke Meikle added 13 apiece, but USC sank 12 three-pointers Thursday evening as the Cal Poly men's basketball program fell inside the Galen Center, 101-82.
December 16, 2015 | Men's Basketball Six-Game Road Trip Resumes Thursday at USC on Pac-12 Network The Cal Poly men's basketball program continues its six-game road trip with a nationally-televised Pac-12 Network matchup at USC on Thursday, Dec. 17 (7 p.m.) and at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Sunday, Dec. 20 (12 noon PT).
December 14, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Falls as Saint Mary’s Hits Record 19 Three-Pointers Sophomore forward Luke Meikle matched a career high with 18 points, but Saint Mary’s knocked down a program-record 19 three-pointers Monday evening as the Cal Poly men’s basketball team fell inside McKeon Pavilion, 93-63.
December 11, 2015 | Men's Basketball Six-Game Road Trip Opens Monday at Saint Mary’s, Thursday at USC One year after embarking on a seven-game road trip, the Cal Poly men's basketball program opens a six-game odyssey when visiting Saint Mary's on Monday, Dec. 14 and USC on Thursday, Dec. 17. Both games tip at 7 p.m. for Cal Poly (5-3), which has won five of its previous six games and sustained its three defeats this season by just nine total points.
December 5, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Earns Wire-to-Wire 77-65 Win Over Fresno State Sophomore guard Taylor Sutlive made all five of his floor shots, three from long range, en route to a career-high 16 points as Cal Poly led from start to finish in a 77-654 victory over Fresno State in a non-conference men’s basketball game Saturday night before 2,861 inside the Mott Athletics Center.
December 5, 2015 | Men's Basketball Highlights: Cal Poly 77, Fresno State 65 (Dec. 5, 2015) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 77-65 home victory versus Fresno State (Dec. 5, 2015).
December 4, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Hosts Fresno State Saturday in 2015 Home Finale The Cal Poly men's basketball program completes its 2015 home schedule inside Mott Athletics Center when hosting Fresno State on Saturday, Dec. 5. Tip time is 7 p.m. for Cal Poly (4-3).
December 4, 2015 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Mark Patterson Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Sophomore guard Mark Patterson is the featured Mustang for the program's Saturday, Dec. 5 game versus Fresno State.
December 3, 2015 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Aleks Abrams Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Sophomore forward Aleks Abrams is the featured Mustang for the program's Thursday, Dec. 3 game versus IPFW.
December 3, 2015 | Men's Basketball Four-Game Winning Streak Snapped as Cal Poly Falls to IPFW, 75-73 Junior guard Mo Evans drilled a 17-footer from the left corner of the key with 2.3 seconds remaining to lift IPFW to a 75-73 victory over Cal Poly in a non-conference men’s basketball game Thursday night in the Mott Athletics Center.
December 3, 2015 | Men's Basketball Highlights: IPFW 75, Cal Poly 73 (Dec. 3, 2015) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 75-73 home loss to IPFW (Dec. 3, 2015).
December 1, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Close 2015 Home Schedule versus IPFW, Fresno State Enjoying its lengthiest winning streak in two seasons, the Cal Poly men's basketball program closes its 2015 home stretch inside Mott Athletics Center when hosting IPFW (Thursday, Dec. 3) and Fresno State (Saturday, Dec. 5). Tip time both evenings is 7 p.m. for Cal Poly (4-2), which has won its last eight non-conference home games and 15 of the last 17.
November 28, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Defeats Antelope Valley, 85-55, for Fourth Straight Victory Joel Awich and Brian Bennett led a quintet of double-digit scorers with 14 points each as Cal Poly extended its winning streak to four games with an 85-55 victory over University of Antelope Valley in a non-conference men’s basketball game Saturday night in the Mott Athletics Center.
November 28, 2015 | Men's Basketball Highlights: Cal Poly 85 University of Antelope Valley 55 (Nov. 29, 2015) Joel Awich and Brian Bennett led a quintet of double-digit scorers with 14 points each as Cal Poly extended its winning streak to four games with an 85-55 victory over University of Antelope Valley in a non-conference men's basketball game Saturday night in the Mott Athletics Center.
November 27, 2015 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Josh Martin Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Freshman forward Josh Martin is the featured Mustang for the program's Saturday, Nov. 28 game versus University of Antelope Valley.
November 26, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens Three-Game Home Stand Saturday Evening Returning to the court following its 2015 Maui Invitational Regional Round championship and winners of three successive games, Cal Poly opens a three-game home stand when hosting first-time opponent and NAIA University of Antelope Valley on Saturday, Nov. 28. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7:30 p.m.
November 23, 2015 | Men's Basketball Maui Invite Regional MVP Awich Earns Big West Player of the Week Praise After averaging a team-leading 18.0 points and 6.0 rebounds per game and earning Maui Invitational Regional Round Most Valuable Player honors during the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s title-winning weekend, Mustang senior forward Joel Awich earned Big West Conference Player of the Week praise Monday afternoon.
November 22, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Capture Maui Invitational Regional Round Title with 78-65 Win Senior forward Joel Awich scored a game high 18 points and junior guard Ridge Shipley knocked down five three-pointers to finish with 15 as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program – which hit 15 three-pointers – captured the 2015 Maui Jim Maui Invitational Regional Round championship with a 78-65 triumph versus UMBC Sunday afternoon inside Northern Colorado’s Bank of Colorado Arena.
November 21, 2015 | Men's Basketball Strong Second Half Carries Cal Poly to 73-64 Win versus Austin Peay Senior forward Joel Awich matched a career high with 19 points as the Cal Poly men's basketball program opened the 2015 Maui Jim Maui Invitational Regional Round at Northern Colorado's Bank of Colorado Arena on Saturday afternoon with a 73-64 victory versus Austin Peay.
November 20, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits Northern Colorado for Maui Invitational Regional Round The Cal Poly men's basketball program closes its participation in the 2015 Maui Jim Maui Invitational with the regional-round portion of the draw at Greely, Colo., Nov. 21-22. Cal Poly (1-2) opens the regional round versus Austin Peay (0-3) on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 1:30 p.m. PT inside Northern Colorado's Bank of Colorado Arena.
November 18, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Rallies From Early Deficit to Beat Cal State Monterey Bay Seniors David Nwaba and Joel Awich combined for 36 points and 13 rebounds as Cal Poly overcame an early 9-0 deficit to beat Cal State Monterey Bay 71-62 in a non-conference men’s basketball game Thursday night in the Mott Athletics Center.
November 18, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Defeats Cal State Monterey Bay in Home Opener Seniors David Nwaba and Joel Awich combined for 36 points and 13 rebounds as Cal Poly overcame an early 9-0 deficit to beat Cal State Monterey Bay 71-62 in a non-conference men's basketball game Wednesday night in the Mott Athletics Center.
November 17, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens Home Schedule, Closes Maui Invitational play The Cal Poly men's basketball program opens its 12-game home schedule inside Mott Athletics Center versus Cal State Monterey Bay on Wednesday, Nov. 18 and closes Maui Jim Maui Invitational participation with regional-round action in Greeley, Colo., against Austin Peay on Saturday, Nov. 21 and either Northern Colorado or UMBC on Sunday, Nov. 22.
November 15, 2015 | Men's Basketball Second-Half Cal Poly Rally Falls Short in 88-83 Loss at UCLA Senior guard Reese Morgan scored a season high 20 points and sophomore forward Luke Meikle finished with a career high 18, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – after overcoming a 15-point deficit in the second half to take a one-point lead – was outdistanced at UCLA Sunday evening inside Pauley Pavilion, 88-83.
November 14, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Return to UCLA Sunday Evening on Pac-12 Network On Nov. 25, 2012, the Cal Poly men's basketball team trailed then-No. 11 UCLA 51-33 with 12 minutes to play before the Mustangs overturned the 18-point deficit to produce a 70-68 triumph and secure the first victory against a ranked team in program history. On Sunday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m., the Mustangs look to make it two-in-a-row against the Bruins and win back-to-back games against a Pac-12 Conference opponent for the first time in school history.
November 13, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Signs Two to National Letters of Intent The Cal Poly men's basketball program strengthened its future backcourt and frontcourt Friday afternoon with the announcement from seventh-year head coach Joe Callero that 6-5 wing Mark Crowe (Dallas, Texas / Woodrow Wilson HS) and 6-8 forward Jacob Cushing (Naperville, Ill. / Neuqua Valley HS) have signed National Letters of Intent with anticipation of joining the Mustang program for the 2016-17 season.
November 13, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Falls Late at UNLV in Season Opener, 74-72 Seniors Joel Awich and David Nwaba each scored a game-high 15 points Friday evening, but the Cal Poly men's basketball team – after erasing a 13-point deficit midway through the second half – dropped its 2015-16 season opener to UNLV inside the Thomas & Mack Center, 74-72.
November 13, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame - Nov. 13, 2015 (UNLV 74, Cal Poly 72) Head coach Joe Callero reacts to the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 74-72 season-opening loss at UNLV (Nov. 13, 2015).
November 11, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens 2015-16 Season Friday at UNLV, Sunday at UCLA Returning three starters and the top five scorers from a season ago, the Cal Poly men's basketball team opens the 2015-16 regular season and the program's 22nd year of Division I action when visiting UNLV inside the Thomas & Mack Center on Friday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. Cal Poly's opening week continues on Sunday, Nov. 15 with a nationally-televised, Pac-12 Network matchup inside UCLA's Pauley Pavilion at 7 p.m.
November 9, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Basketball Programs Partner to Host Third Annual Food Drive The Cal Poly men's and women's basketball programs will be joining forces to host a third annual holiday food drive this November to benefit the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo.
November 5, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Tops Cal State San Bernardino in Exhibition, 73-60 Senior guard David Nwaba scored a game-high 19 points and grabbed a team-leading nine rebounds Thursday evening as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program completed preparations for the 2015-16 regular season with a 73-60 victory versus Division II Cal State San Bernardino inside Mott Athletics Center.
November 4, 2015 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Hank Hollingsworth Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Freshman forward Hank Hollingsworth is one of the featured Mustangs for the program's Thursday, Nov. 5 exhibition versus Cal State San Bernardino. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.
November 4, 2015 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Jaylen Shead Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Freshman guard Jaylen Shead is one of the featured Mustangs for the program's Thursday, Nov. 5 exhibition versus Cal State San Bernardino. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.
November 2, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Hosts Cal State San Bernardino for Thursday, Nov. 5 Exhibition For the first time in five years, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program will complete preparations for the regular season by hosting an exhibition matchup as the Mustangs welcome Division II and California Collegiate Athletic Association representative Cal State San Bernardino to Mott Athletics Center on Thursday, Nov. 5. Tip time is 7 p.m.
October 28, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Selected Sixth in Big West Media Poll Despite returning three starters, the top five scorers from a season ago and having led the Big West Conference in fewest points allowed for five successive seasons, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program was selected for a sixth-place finish this year following the Thursday afternoon release of the conference preseason media poll.
October 27, 2015 | Men's Basketball 2015 Cal Poly Men's Basketball Dunk Contest Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball program's 2015 dunk contest, held as part of the program's Oct. 24 Green vs. Gold intrasquad game.
October 24, 2015 | Men's Basketball Green Rallies for 47-46 Double-OT Win in Cal Poly Basketball Scrimmage The Green squad came back from an early 16-9 deficit against its Gold counterparts Saturday afternoon, earning the win during the Cal Poly men's basketball program's annual intrasquad scrimmage inside Mott Athletics Center.
October 21, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Green vs. Gold Game, Dunk Contest Tips Saturday at 3:45 p.m. Mustang fans will receive their first look at the 2015-16 Cal Poly men’s basketball team on Saturday, Oct. 24 as the program hosts its annual Green vs. Gold intrasquad exhibition matchup and dunk contest at 3:45 p.m. inside Mott Athletics Center.
October 9, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Discusses the Cal Poly Men's Basketball Team's 2015-16 Schedule Cal Poly men's basketball head coach Joe Callero discusses and breaks down the program's 2015-16 schedule.
September 29, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Opens Practice for 2015-16 Season Friday With three starters and seven letterwinners returning from last season’s squad and featuring one of the most experienced senior classes in program history, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program begins preparations for the 2015-16 season with the first official practice Friday afternoon inside Mott Athletics Center.
September 17, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Announces Preliminary Television Schedule Having made 23 combined televised appearances during the previous two years, the Cal Poly men’s basketball team is scheduled for at least five more during the 2015-16 season as the program unveiled its preliminary broadcast schedule on Thursday.
September 3, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Program Announces 2015-16 Schedule Highlighted by 11 matchups against programs that qualified for postseason play last year, seventh-year men's basketball head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department announced Cal Poly's 2015-16 schedule on Thursday afternoon.
August 19, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs in France - The Final Cut Complete story and video from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's August 2015 three-game preseason tour of France, including interviews with players and coaches, the Mustangs visiting world-renoun sites and game footage.
August 15, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs in Paris - Part II (Sites, Cuisine, Basketball, French) More updates from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's August 2015 three-game preseason tour of France. In part II, Cal Poly players talk about their favorite destinations, foods, international basketball and speak a little French.
August 14, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Completes Sweep of Three-Game France Tour with 87-72 Win Senior forward Joel Awich scored a team-leading 23 points and senior guard David Nwaba added 21 ? including 13 in the fourth quarter ? as the Cal Poly men's basketball team closed its three-game preseason tour of France Friday evening by outlasting Brétigny Select inside Gymnase Joliot Curie, 87-72.
August 14, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball 87, Brétigny Select 72 (Highlights - Aug. 14, 2015) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 87-72 victory against Brétigny Select to close the program's preseason three-game tour of France (Aug. 14, 2015).
August 14, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame - Aug. 14, 2015 (Cal Poly 87, Brétigny Select 72) Cal Poly men's basketball head coach Joe Callero reacts to the program's 87-72 victory against Brétigny Select to close the program's three-game tour of France.
August 13, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Moves to 2-0 on France Tour with 88-58 Win Freshman guard Trevor John led six Mustangs in double-digit scoring figures as the Cal Poly men's basketball team won its second game in as many matchups during the program's three-game France preseason tour by topping AMW Select 88-58 on Thursday evening inside Halle Georges Carpentier.
August 13, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame - Aug. 13, 2015 (Cal Poly 88, AMW Select 58) Head coach Joe Callero reacts to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 88-58 victory against AMW Select during game No. 2 of the program's three-game preseason tour of France.
August 11, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs in France - Part I (Paris) Updates from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's August 2015 three-game preseason tour of France. In part I, Cal Poly visited the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower.
August 10, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens Three-Game France Tour with 79-60 Triumph Senior guard David Nwaba scored a team-leading 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Cal Poly men's basketball program began its three-game preseason tour of France with a 79-60 victory against AMW Select inside Halle Georges Carpentier Monday evening.
August 10, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame - Aug. 10, 2015 (Cal Poly 79, AMW Select 60) Cal Poly men's basketball head coach Joe Callero reacts to the team's 79-60 victory to open the program's three-game France tour.
July 28, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly to Compete in Maui Invitational Opening and Regional Matchups The first two games of the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s 2015-16 schedule and two early non-conference dates were released Tuesday morning with the announcement that the Mustangs will compete in the 2015 Maui Jim Maui Invitational Opening and Regional matchups.
July 27, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Ready for August Three-Game Tour of France The Cal Poly men’s basketball program enjoys its earliest preparations to the start of a season under seventh-year head coach Joe Callero when the Mustangs embark on a eight-day, three-game tour of France, scheduled for Aug. 8-16.
July 27, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Ready for August Three-Game Tour of France Cal Poly men's basketball head coach Joe Callero, associate head coach Paul Fortier, senior forward Joel Awich and freshman guard Jaylen Shead discuss the program's August 2015 three-game tour of Paris.
July 3, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Basketball Names Don Vanden Berge as Director of Operations Having enjoyed recent administrative tenures with Creighton and Washington, Don Vanden Berge has accepted the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s Director of Operations position as announced Friday by seventh-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department.
June 30, 2015 | General News 39 Mustangs Earn Academic All-Big West Conference Distinction A total of 35 student-athletes across seven Cal Poly sports programs were named to the 2015 Big West Conference Spring All-Academic Team and four Mustang student-athletes representing two sports were honored on the Winter All-Academic Team on Tuesday afternoon.
June 12, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Team Announces 2014-15 Season Awards The Cal Poly men’s basketball team officially finalized its 2014-15 season on Friday evening inside the university’s Performing Arts Center with the announcement by sixth-year head coach Joe Callero of the program’s annual list of award winners and honorees.
June 12, 2015 | Men's Basketball 2014-15 Cal Poly Men's Basketball Media Darling Award Winner - Joel Awich Highlight presentation from the Cal Poly men's basketball program's annual awards banquet with junior forward Joel Awich earning the program's Media Darling award.
May 26, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Director of Operations Bob Lowe to Retire Bob Lowe, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s director of operations for the past two seasons, recently announcement his coaching retirement after 30 years on the collegiate sideline.
May 13, 2015 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball Season Awards Banquet Set for Friday, June 12 In appreciation of the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 2014-15 season, the program announced that its annual end-of-season awards banquet will be held on Friday, June 12 from 8-10 p.m. inside the university's Performing Arts Center.
April 9, 2015 | Men's Basketball Callero Thanks Mustang Fans for Support during 2014-15 Season With the men’s basketball season complete with the conclusion of Monday’s national championship game, sixth-year Cal Poly men’s basketball head coach Joe Callero reached out to Mustang fans in thanks for their support during the 2014-15 season.
March 17, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball Coach Joe Callero Cal Poly men's basketball head coach Joe Callero recaps the 2014-15 season, in which the team finished 13-16 overall and seventh in the Big West Conference.
March 12, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Edged in Big West Tournament Quarterfinals, 54-50 Junior Brian Bennett scored a game-leading 20 points, but the seventh-seeded Cal Poly men’s basketball program – looking to make a fourth successive Big West Conference Tournament semifinal appearance – was edged late by Blue-Green rival and No. 2 UC Santa Barbara on Thursday evening inside the Honda Center, 54-50.
March 12, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball Postgame: Big West Conference, March 12, 2015 (UC Santa Barbara 54, Cal Poly 50) Head coach Joe Callero, junior forward Brian Bennett and senior guard Maliik Love address the media following the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 54-50 Big West Conference quarterfinal loss to UC Santa Barbara (March 12, 2015).
March 11, 2015 | Men's Basketball After the Madness: A Season with Cal Poly Men's Basketball (Part 2) Part 2 of After the Madness: A Season with the Cal Poly Men's Basketball Team. Produced, directed and edited by Mustang News.
March 10, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens Big West Tournament Title Defense Thursday Evening One year after becoming the first program in the 39-year history of the Big West Conference Tournament to win the competition as a No. 7 seed, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program finished the 2014-15 regular season with the same Big West record, same Big West Tournament seed and, in No. 2 UC Santa Barbara, the same opening-round opponent as last season.
March 10, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball Junior Forward Brian Bennett Cal Poly men's basketball junior forward Brian Bennett answers questions from the Central Coast media regarding the Big West Conference Tournament, starting on Thursday, March 12 versus UC Santa Barbara at 8:30 p.m.
March 9, 2015 | Men's Basketball Bennett Earns All-Big West Conference Second Team Praise After finishing the regular season ranked 80th among NCAA Division I players with a 49.6 percent field goal mark and seventh among Big West players with 6.4 rebounds per game, junior forward Brian Bennett was named to the All-Big West Conference second team on Monday morning.
March 7, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Fall at UC Santa Barbara; No. 7 Seed for Big West Tournament Junior forward Brian Bennett scored a team-leading 14 points, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – after overcoming a 10-point halftime deficit on Saturday afternoon at Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara – closed the 2014-15 regular season with a 64-56 loss to the Gauchos inside The Thunderdome
March 6, 2015 | Men's Basketball Seeded No. 7, Cal Poly Opens Big West Tournament Title Defense March 12 Seeded seventh for the Big West Conference Tournament regardless of the outcome of Saturday's regular season finale at UC Santa Barbara, the Cal Poly men's basketball program will open defense of last season's tournament championship with an evening quarterfinal matchup on Thursday, March 12.
March 5, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Closes Regular Season with Fox PRIME Game at UC Santa Barbara With 56 days having passed between the first and second meetings this year against Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara, the Mustang men’s basketball program closes the 2014-15 regular season when visiting Gauchos on Saturday, March 7. Tip time inside The Thunderdome is 3 p.m. with action televised on Fox PRIME TICKET.
February 28, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Drops Home Finale to UC Davis, 66-56 Sophomore guard Ridge Shipley scored a team-leading 16 points and senior guard Maliik Love – in his final appearance inside Mott Athletics Center – added 11, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball team closed its 2014-15 home schedule Saturday evening with a 66-56 loss to UC Davis.
February 28, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame – Feb. 28, 2015 (UC Davis 66, Cal Poly 56) Joe Callero Postgame – Feb. 28, 2015 (UC Davis 66, Cal Poly 56)
February 28, 2015 | Men's Basketball Maliik Love Postgame – Feb. 28, 2015 (UC Davis 66, Cal Poly 56) Senior guard Maliik Love addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 66-56 loss to UC Davis (Feb. 28, 2015).
February 28, 2015 | Men's Basketball Michael Bolden Postgame – Feb. 28, 2015 (UC Davis 66, Cal Poly 56) Senior wing Michael Bolden addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 66-56 loss to UC Davis (Feb. 28, 2015).
February 27, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Wrap Home Schedule Saturday Evening Versus UC Davis The Cal Poly men’s basketball program closes its 11-game home schedule when hosting Big West Conference-leading UC Davis on Saturday, Feb. 28 inside Mott Athletics Center. Tip time is 7 p.m.
February 27, 2015 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Maliik Love Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Fifth-year senior guard Maliik Love, second in program history with 122 career appearances entering Saturday's home finale against UC Davis, is the featured Mustang for the 7 p.m. matchup.
February 27, 2015 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Michael Bolden Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Senior wing Michael Bolden, ranked second among Mustangs with 23 steals and having made a career-high 17 starts this year, was the featured Mustang for the team’s Thursday, Feb. 26 matchup versus UC Irvine.
February 26, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Falls to UC Irvine, 63-56 Junior forward Brian Bennett secured his third career double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds and sophomore guard Ridge Shipley scored a career-high 20 points, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – after surrendering a late first-half run to UC Irvine – never recovered and dropped a 63-56 decision to the Anteaters inside Mott Athletics Center Thursday evening.
February 26, 2015 | Men's Basketball Brian Bennett Postgame – Feb. 26, 2015 (UC Irvine 63, Cal Poly 56) Junior forward Brian Bennett addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 63-56 loss to UC Irvine (Feb. 26, 2015).
February 26, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame – Feb. 26, 2015 (UC Irvine 63, Cal Poly 56) Head coach Joe Callero addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 63-56 loss to UC Irvine (Feb. 26, 2015).
February 26, 2015 | Men's Basketball Ridge Shipley Postgame – Feb. 26, 2015 (UC Irvine 63, Cal Poly 56) Sophomore guard Ridge Shipley addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 63-56 loss to UC Irvine (Feb. 26, 2015).
February 25, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball Coach Joe Callero Cal Poly men's basketball head coach Joe Callero speaks with Central Coast media on his team's pair of Big West games in the Mott Athletics Center against UC Irvine on Thursday night and UC Davis on Saturday night.
February 24, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Closes Home Schedule versus UC Irvine and UC Davis Three games remain during the 2014-15 regular season for the Cal Poly men’s basketball program, which closes its home schedule inside Mott Athletics Center against second-place UC Irvine (Thursday, Feb. 26) and conference-leading UC Davis (Saturday, Feb. 28). Tip time both evenings is 7 p.m.
February 21, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Falls Short in Second Half at UC Riverside Sophomore guard Ridge Shipley scored a game-high 15 points Saturday evening, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program was held without a field goal for the final 11 minutes and dropped a 48-44 decision to UC Riverside inside SRC Arena.
February 20, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Wrap Road Trip at UC Riverside Saturday Evening One game separates the Big West's five middle teams in the conference standings as the Cal Poly men's basketball program closes a two-game road trip when visiting UC Riverside on Saturday, Feb. 21. Tip time inside SRC Arena is 7 p.m.
February 19, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Pull Away from Cal State Fullerton in Second Half for 65-54 Win Junior guard Reese Morgan scored a season-high 21 points and senior guard Maliik Love (right) added 12 as the Cal Poly men's basketball team outdistanced Cal State Fullerton in the second half, stretching a two-point halftime lead into a 65-54 triumph inside Titan Gym Thursday evening.
February 19, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame – Feb. 19, 2015 (Cal Poly 65, Cal State Fullerton 54) Head coach Joe Callero talks to Tom Barket of ESPN 1280 following the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 65-54 win at Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 19, 2015).
February 17, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Visit Cal State Fullerton Thursday, UC Riverside Saturday The Cal Poly men's basketball program contests its final multiple-game road trip of the 2014-15 regular season when visiting Cal State Fullerton (Thursday, Feb. 19) and UC Riverside (Saturday, Feb. 21). Tip time both evenings is 7 p.m.
February 17, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball Coach Joe Callero Cal Poly head men's basketball coach Joe Callero fields questions from Central Coast Media on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, on his team's two Big West games at Cal State Fullerton and UC Riverside.
February 14, 2015 | Men's Basketball Four in Double Figures as Cal Poly Topples Long Beach State, 71-59 Junior forward Joel Awich hit a career-high four three-pointers to finish with a collegiate-best 19 points and junior guard Reese Morgan added a season-high 18 points as the Cal Poly men's basketball program trumped Long Beach State Saturday evening inside Mott Athletics Center, 71-58.
February 14, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame – Feb. 14, 2015 (Cal Poly 71, Long Beach State 58) Head coach Joe Callero addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 71-58 home victory against Long Beach State (Feb. 14, 2015).
February 14, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joel Awich Postgame – Feb. 14, 2015 (Cal Poly 71, Long Beach State 58) Junior forward Joel Awich addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 71-58 home victory against Long Beach State (Feb. 14, 2015).
February 14, 2015 | Men's Basketball Reese Morgan Postgame – Feb. 14, 2015 (Cal Poly 71, Long Beach State 58) Junior guard Reese Morgan addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 71-58 home victory against Long Beach State (Feb. 14, 2015).
February 13, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Wrap Home Stand Saturday Night versus Long Beach State The Cal Poly men’s basketball program closes a season-long, three-game home stand when squaring off against Long Beach State on Saturday, Feb. 14. Tip time is 7 p.m.
February 12, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Fends off CSUN in Second Half for 70-63 Win Sophomore guard Ridge Shipley scored a career-high 26 points as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program – after building a double-digit lead in the first half – fended off a late CSUN run down the stretch to prevail against the Matadors inside Mott Athletics Center on Thursday evening, 70-63.
February 12, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame – Feb. 12, 2015 (Cal Poly 70, CSUN 63) Head coach Joe Callero addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 70-63 victory against CSUN (Feb. 12, 2015).
February 12, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joel Awich Postgame – Feb. 12, 2015 (Cal Poly 70, CSUN 63) Junior forward Joel Awich addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 70-63 victory against CSUN (Feb. 12, 2015).
February 10, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs in Mott to Host CSUN Thursday, Long Beach State Saturday With seven games remaining during the regular season, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program closes a three-game home stand inside Mott Athletics Center against CSUN (Thursday, Feb. 12) and Long Beach State (Saturday, Feb. 14). Both matchups begin at 7 p.m.
February 8, 2015 | Men's Basketball After the Madness: A Season with Cal Poly Men's Basketball Debuts After the Madness: A Season with the Cal Poly Men's Basketball Team debuted with episode 1 on Feb. 5, 2015. The Mustang News production chronicles the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s 2014-15 season (camera by Jacob Lauing and Trent Merfeld, editing by Jacob Lauing and Trent Merfeld).
February 5, 2015 | Men's Basketball Hawai’i Rallies Down the Stretch to Beat Cal Poly, 59-56 Sophomore forward Mike Thomas scored 18 points to lead Hawai’i to a 59-56 victory over Cal Poly in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game Thursday night before 2,876 in the Mott Athletics Center.
February 5, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame – Feb. 5, 2015 (Hawai’i 59, Cal Poly 56) Head coach Joe Callero addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 59-56 home loss to Hawai’i (Feb. 5, 2015).
February 5, 2015 | Men's Basketball Reese Morgan Postgame – Feb. 5, 2015 (Hawai’i 59, Cal Poly 56) Junior guard Reese Morgan addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 59-56 home loss to Hawai’i (Feb. 5, 2015).
February 5, 2015 | Men's Basketball Reese Morgan Postgame – Feb. 5, 2015 (Hawai’i 59, Cal Poly 56) Sophomore guard Ridge Shipley addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 59-56 home loss to Hawai’i (Feb. 5, 2015).
February 4, 2015 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Reese Morgan Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Junior guard Reese Morgan is the featured Mustang for the team's Thursday, Feb. 5 matchup versus Hawai'i.
February 3, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Back in Mott Athletics Center to Host Hawai’i Thursday With eight games remaining during the regular season, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program begins the second half of Big West Conference play when hosting Hawai’i on Thursday, Feb. 5. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.
January 31, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Team Falls Short in Overtime at UC Davis Junior forward Brian Bennett scored a career-high 27 points and senior guard Maliik Love added a season-best 15, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program saw a three-point attempt hit the back of the rim as time expired in overtime Saturday evening as the Mustangs fell to Big West Conference co-leader UC Davis inside The Pavilion, 81-78.
January 30, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Squares Off at UC Davis Saturday Night in ESPNU Matchup The Cal Poly men's basketball team closes a two-game road trip – the program's 11th road matchup in the previous 14 outings – when visiting Big West Conference co-leader UC Davis in a nationally-televised ESPNU matchup on Saturday, Jan. 31. Tip time inside The Pavilion is 7 p.m.
January 29, 2015 | Men's Basketball Second-Half Run Sends Cal Poly to 67-57 Defeat at UC Irvine Junior guard Reese Morgan tied a season scoring high with a game-best 17 points, but UC Irvine sank four three-pointers inside a four-minute stretch midway through the second half as the Cal Poly men’s basketball team saw a one-point deficit turned into a 67-57 defeat inside the Bren Center on Thursday evening.
January 29, 2015 | Men's Basketball ESPN3: A Conversation with Joel Awich Cal Poly men's basketball junior forward Joel Awich sat down with ESPN3's Richie Schueler ahead of Cal Poly's Jan. 29 game at UC Irvine.
January 29, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame – Jan. 29, 2015 (UC Irvine 67, Cal Poly 57) Head coach Joe Callero talks to Tom Barket of ESPN 1280 following the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 67-57 loss at UC Irvine (Jan. 29, 2015).
January 27, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits Big West Leaders UC Irvine, UC Davis on ESPN3, ESPNU The Cal Poly men’s basketball program returns to the road and ESPN when visiting Big West Conference co-leaders UC Irvine (Thursday, Jan. 29) and UC Davis (Saturday, Jan. 31). Tip time both evenings is 7 p.m. with Thursday’s action at UC Irvine broadcasted via ESPN3 and Saturday’s matchup at UC Davis on ESPNU.
January 24, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Evens Big West Record With 68-49 Win Over UC Riverside Junior forward Joel Awich produced his first career double-double — 11 points and a career-high 11 rebounds — as Cal Poly defeated UC Riverside 68-49 in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game Saturday night before 2,897 in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 24, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame - Jan. 24, 2015 (Cal Poly 68, UC Riverside 49) Head coach Joe Callero addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 68-49 home victory against UC Riverside (Jan. 24, 2015).
January 24, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joel Awich Postgame - Jan. 24, 2015 (Cal Poly 68, UC Riverside 49) Junior forward Joel Awich addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 68-49 home victory against UC Riverside (Jan. 24, 2015).
January 24, 2015 | Men's Basketball Reese Morgan Postgame - Jan. 24, 2015 (Cal Poly 68, UC Riverside 49) Junior guard Reese Morgan addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 68-49 home victory against UC Riverside (Jan. 24, 2015).
January 23, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Wrap Two-Game Home Stand Saturday versus UC Riverside he Cal Poly men’s basketball program closes a two-game home stand when squaring off against UC Riverside inside Mott Athletics Center on Saturday, Jan. 24. Tip time is 7 p.m.
January 23, 2015 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Joel Awich 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 Joe Awich is the featured Mustang for the team's Saturday, Jan. 24 matchup versus UC Riverside.
January 22, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Snaps Three-Game Slide With Win Over Cal State Fullerton Junior wing David Nwaba scored 18 points to lead a trio of double-figure scorers as Cal Poly snapped a three-game losing streak with a 66-55 Big West Conference men’s basketball victory over Cal State Fullerton on Thursday night in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 22, 2015 | Men's Basketball David Nwaba Postgame - Jan. 22, 2015 (Cal Poly 66, Cal State Fullerton 55) Junior wing David Nwaba addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 66-55 home victory against Cal State Fullerton (Jan. 22, 2015).
January 22, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame - Jan. 22, 2015 (Cal Poly 66, Cal State Fullerton 55) Head coach Joe Callero addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 66-55 home victory against Cal State Fullerton (Jan. 22, 2015).
January 22, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joel Awich Postgame - Jan. 22, 2015 (Cal Poly 66, Cal State Fullerton 55) Junior forward Joel Awich addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 66-55 home victory against Cal State Fullerton (Jan. 22, 2015).
January 21, 2015 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Brian Bennett 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 Brian Bennett is one of the featured Mustangs for Cal Poly's Thursday, Jan. 22 game versus Cal State Fullerton.
January 21, 2015 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: David Nwaba Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Junior wing David Nwaba, Cal Poly's leading scorer with 13.3 points per game, is one of the featured Mustangs for the team's Thursday, Jan. 22 matchup versus Cal State Fullerton.
January 20, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Back in Mott Athletics Center for Two-Game Home Stand Following a 46-day stretch with just one home contest inside Mott Athletics Center, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program opens its second home stand of the season when welcoming Cal State Fullerton on Thursday, Jan. 22 and UC Riverside on Saturday, Jan. 24. Tip time is 7 p.m. both evenings.
January 20, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball Assistant Coach Mitch Reaves Cal Poly men's basketball assistant coach Mitch Reaves addresses the central coast media at the athletic department's weekly press conference (Jan. 20, 2015).
January 17, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Falls Down the Stretch at CSUN, 55-48 Junior Joel Awich scored a career-high 15 points and fellow forward Brian Bennett grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program was unable to recover a lost second-half lead as the Mustangs fell to CSUN inside the Matadome on Saturday evening, 55-48.
January 17, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame - Jan. 17, 2015 (CSUN 55, Cal Poly 48) Head coach Joe Callero reacts to the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 55-48 loss at CSUN (Jan. 17, 2015).
January 16, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Closes Two-Game Road Trip Saturday Night at CSUN Finalizing a stretch with just one home game during a 46-day span, the Cal Poly men's basketball program completes a two-game road trip when visiting CSUN on Saturday, Jan. 17. Tip time inside the Matadome is set for 7 p.m.
January 16, 2015 | Men's Basketball ESPN3: A Conversation with Maliik Love Cal Poly men's basketball senior guard Maliik Love sits down with ESPN's Richie Schueler ahead of Cal Poly's Jan. 15 game at Long Beach State
January 15, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Falls in Final Minute at Long Beach State, 50-48 Junior wing Michael Bolden scored a team-leading 14 points Thursday evening, but Long Beach State senior guard Mike Caffey converted a layup with one second remaining inside Walter Pyramid as the Cal Poly men's basketball program suffered a 50-48 defeat.
January 15, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame – Jan. 15, 2015 (Long Beach State 50, Cal Poly 48) Head coach Joe Callero talks to Tom Barket of ESPN 1280 following the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 50-48 loss at Long Beach State (Jan. 15, 2015).
January 14, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Adds 6-8 Forward Josh Martin to Roster The Cal Poly men's basketball program fortified its backcourt game for years to come with the recent announcement by sixth-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department that 6-8, 230-pound freshman forward Josh Martin (Bothell, Wash./Bothell HS) has joined the program as a transfer from Minnesota.
January 13, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Back on the Road to Visit Long Beach State and CSUN Finalizing a stretch with just one home game during a 46-day span, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program hits the road once again to visit Long Beach State in an ESPN3-broadcasted matchup on Thursday, Jan. 15 and CSUN on Saturday, Jan. 17. Tip time both evenings is 7 p.m.
January 12, 2015 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Add Saturday, Jan. 31 Game at UC Davis to ESPNU Lineup One season after playing a program-record 14 televised games, the Mustang men's basketball team added its ninth guaranteed televised matchup of the 2014-15 season on Monday morning following the announcement from the Big West Conference that Cal Poly's Saturday, Jan. 31 game at UC Davis will be carried live on ESPNU.
January 10, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball Falls to UC Santa Barbara 50-45 Guard Gabe Vincent scored 15 points and center Alan Williams grabbed 15 rebounds as UC Santa Barbara rallied from a 10-point second-half deficit to beat Cal Poly 50-45 in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game Saturday night before a sellout crowd of 3,032 in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 10, 2015 | Men's Basketball Brian Bennett Postgame - Jan. 10, 2015 (UC Santa Barbara 50, Cal Poly 45) Junior forward Brian Bennett reacts to the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 50-45 home loss to UC Santa Barbara (Jan. 10, 2015).
January 10, 2015 | Men's Basketball David Nwaba Postgame - Jan. 10, 2015 (UC Santa Barbara 50, Cal Poly 45) Junior wing David Nwaba reacts to the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 50-45 home loss to UC Santa Barbara (Jan. 10, 2015).
January 10, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame - Jan. 10, 2015 (UC Santa Barbara 50, Cal Poly 45) Head coach Joe Callero reacts to the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 50-45 home loss to UC Santa Barbara (Jan. 10, 2015).
January 9, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Faces UC Santa Barbara Saturday in Big West Home Opener Winners of six of its previous eight contests, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program plays its first home game in 35 days and opens its eight-game Big West Conference stretch inside Mott Athletics Center when hosting Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, Jan. 10. Tip time is 7 p.m.
January 7, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Outduels Hawai’i in Overtime to Win Big West Opener, 61-57 Junior forward Brian Bennett scored a team-leading 20 points and junior guard Reese Morgan added 17 – including the game-winning three-pointer with three seconds to play in overtime – as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program completed a seven-game road trip and opened its 19th season of Big West Conference action by edging Hawai’i inside the Stan Sheriff Center late Wednesday, 61-57.
January 7, 2015 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame – Jan. 7, 2015 (Cal Poly 61, Hawai'i 57-Overtime) Men’s basketball head coach Joe Callero talks to Tom Barket of ESPN 1280 following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 61-57 overtime win at Hawai’i (Jan. 7, 2014).
January 6, 2015 | Men's Basketball 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. Junior forward Zach Gordon is one of the featured Mustangs for the program's Saturday, Jan. 10 matchup versus UC Santa Barbara.
January 5, 2015 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens Big West Action at Hawai’i, versus UC Santa Barbara Winners of five of its previous seven games, the Cal Poly men's basketball team closes a seven-game road trip and opens its 19th season of Big West Conference action when visiting Hawai'i on Wednesday, Jan. 7 at 9 p.m. PT (7 p.m. HT). Cal Poly (7-5) then closes its opening week of Big West play when welcoming Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara to Mott Athletics Center on Saturday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m.
December 30, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Closes 2014 with 71-57 Triumph at IPFW Senior wing Michael Bolden sank five three-pointers to finish with a career-high 20 points on Tuesday evening as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program capped the 2014 calendar year and Big West Conference preparations with a 71-57 victory versus IPFW inside the Gates Sports Center.
December 30, 2014 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame – Dec. 30, 2014 (Cal Poly 71, IPFW 57) Head coach Joe Callero talks to ESPN 1280's Tom Barket following the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 71-57 victory at IPFW (Dec. 30, 2014).
December 27, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Completes 2014 and Big West Preparations Tuesday at IPFW Winners of four of its previous six contests, the Cal Poly men's basketball program contests game No. 6 of its seven-game road trip – the program's lengthiest road trip in 35 seasons – when closing the 2014 calendar year at IPFW on Tuesday, Dec. 30. Tip time inside the Gates Sports Center (Fort Wayne, Ind.) is 5 p.m. PT (8 p.m. ET)
December 23, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Overwhelm Santa Clara to Close Road Trip with 69-58 Victory Guards Reese Morgan and Ridge Shipley each finished with a team-leading 11 points as the Cal Poly men’s basketball team closed a five-game, 12-day road trip and host Santa Clara’s 48th annual Cable Car Classic on Tuesday afternoon with a 69-58 triumph against the Broncos inside the Leavey Center.
December 23, 2014 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame: Cal Poly 69, Santa Clara 58 (Dec. 23, 2014) Head coach Joe Callero talks to Tom Barket of ESPN 1280 following the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 69-58 victory at Santa Clara (Dec. 23, 2014).
December 22, 2014 | Men's Basketball Five-Game Road Trip Concludes Tuesday Afternoon at Santa Clara The Cal Poly men's basketball team closes its five-game, 12-day road trip – the program's lengthiest road trip in 35 seasons – when visiting host Santa Clara in the finale of the 48th annual Cable Car Classic on Tuesday, Dec. 23. Tip time inside the Leavey Center is 2 p.m.
December 22, 2014 | Men's Basketball Nwaba Picks Up First Career Big West Player of the Week Honor After averaging 19.0 points per three games, shooting 60.0 percent from the floor and helping the Cal Poly men's basketball program to two road victories, junior wing David Nwaba earned his first career Big West Conference Player of the Week honor on Monday afternoon.
December 20, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Falls Down the Stretch to No. 8 Gonzaga, 63-50 Junior wing David Nwaba led all players with a season-high 21 points, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – despite staying within single digits of No. 8 Gonzaga for a majority of the second half – was unable to overtake the Bulldogs inside KeyArena on Saturday evening and fell in the 2014 Battle in Seattle, 63-50.
December 20, 2014 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame – Dec. 20, 2014 (Gonzaga 63, Cal Poly 50) Head coach Joe Callero talks to Tom Barket of ESPN 1280 following the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 63-50 loss at No. 8 Gonzaga (Dec. 20, 2014).
December 19, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Meets No. 8 Gonzaga Saturday in 2014 Battle in Seattle The Cal Poly men's basketball team continues its five-game, 12-day road trip – the program's lengthiest road trip in 35 seasons – when squaring off against No. 8 Gonzaga in the 2014 Battle in Seattle on Saturday, Dec. 20. Tip time inside Key Arena is 7 p.m. with action televised on Root Sports.
December 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Center Hollingsworth to Join Cal Poly Men's Basketball for 2015-16 Season The Cal Poly men's basketball team strengthened its post presence for seasons to come with the recent announcement by sixth-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department that 6-10 center Hank Hollingsworth (Chelan, Wash./Chelan HS) has been formally admitted to the university and will join the program beginning with the 2015-16 season.
December 17, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Overturn 14-Point Halftime Deficit to Top Northeastern 60-58 Junior forward Brian Bennett scored a season-high 19 points as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program opened Santa Clara’s 48th annual Cable Car Classic by overturning a 14-point halftime deficit to defeat Northeastern 60-58 inside the Leavey Center on Wednesday evening.
December 17, 2014 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame – Dec. 17, 2014 (Cal Poly 60, Northeastern 58) Head coach Joe Callero reacts to the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 60-58 victory against Northeastern (Dec. 17, 2014)
December 16, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens 48th Cable Car Classic Wednesday versus Northeastern The Cal Poly men's basketball team continues its five-game, 12-day road trip – the program's lengthiest road trip in 35 seasons – when opening Santa Clara's 48th annual Cable Car Classic against Northeastern on Wednesday, Dec. 17. Tip time inside the Leavey Center is set for 7 p.m.
December 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Hangs on to Top San Francisco, 78-71 Junior wing David Nwaba scored a season-high 19 points and junior guard Reese Morgan added a season-best 17 as the Cal Poly men's basketball team produced the program's first victory at San Francisco with a 78-71 triumph against the Dons inside War Memorial Gym on Monday evening.
December 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame – Dec. 15, 2014 (Cal Poly 78, San Francisco 71) Head coach Joe Callero talks to ESPN 1280's Tom Barket following the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 78-71 win at San Francisco (Dec. 15, 2014).
December 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Road Trip Continues at USF Monday, versus Northeastern Wednesday The Cal Poly men's basketball team continues its seven-game, 12-day road trip – the program's lengthiest road trip in 35 seasons – with contests at San Francisco (Monday, Dec. 15) and versus Northeastern (Wednesday, Dec. 17) to open Santa Clara's 48th annual Cable Car Classic. Tip time both nights is 7 p.m.
December 13, 2014 | Men's Basketball Late Mustang Men’s Basketball Comeback Falls Short at Fresno State Junior guard Reese Morgan (right) scored a season-high 15 points and junior wing David Nwaba added 15 more as the Cal Poly men's basketball team nearly closed a 10-point deficit with two minutes to play at Fresno State on Saturday evening before falling inside the Save Mart Center, 63-57.
December 13, 2014 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame – Dec. 13, 2014 (Fresno State 63, Cal Poly 57) Head coach Joe Callero reacts to the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s late 63-57 loss at Fresno State on Dec. 13, 2014.
December 10, 2014 | Men's Basketball Seven-Game Road Trip Begins Saturday Evening at Fresno State The Cal Poly men’s basketball team begins a seven-game road trip – the program’s lengthiest road trip in 35 seasons – when visiting Fresno State (Saturday, Dec. 13) and San Francisco (Monday, Dec. 15) and facing Northeastern (Wednesday, Dec. 17) to open Santa Clara’s 48th annual Cable Car Classic. Tip time each night begins at 7 p.m.
December 6, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Turns Ball Over Just Five Times, Breezes Past Menlo 72-35 Cal Poly turned the ball over just five times and committed only seven personal fouls in a 72-35 victory over Menlo College in a non-conference men’s basketball game Saturday night in the Mott Athletics Center.
December 6, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Basketball Honors First Division I Team: the 1994-95 Mustangs Tribute video from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 2014 Alumni Weekend, honoring the program's first Division I squad - the 1994-95 Mustangs.
December 5, 2014 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Alex Lambertson With the Cal Poly men's basketball team's fifth annual alumni banquet scheduled for Friday, Dec. 5, program director of alumni relations Alex Lambertson took time to write about the program's alumni outreach endeavors and this year's honorees: the 1994-95 Mustang team – Cal Poly's first squad to compete at the Division I level.
December 4, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Close 2014 Home Schedule Saturday versus Menlo College With a seven-game road trip on the horizon, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program plays its final home contest of 2014 when hosting NAIA Menlo College on Saturday, Dec. 6. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is set for 7 p.m.
November 30, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Hosts Second Annual Food Drive on Monday In conjunction with three central coast Albertsons locations, the Cal Poly men's basketball program will host its second annual holiday food drive on Monday, Dec. 1.
November 29, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Team Outdistanced at Saint Mary’s Junior wing David Nwaba scored a season-high 19 points, but Saint Mary’s connected on 15 three-pointers Saturday evening inside McKeon Pavilion as the Cal Poly men’s basketball team was outdistanced by the Gaels, 82-56.
November 29, 2014 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame: Saint Mary's 82, Cal Poly 56 (Nov. 29, 2014) Head coach Joe Callero talks to Tom Barket of ESPN 1280 following the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 82-56 loss at Saint Mary's (Nov. 29, 2014).
November 28, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Annual Alumni Dinner Set for Friday, Dec. 5 In continued celebration of its 11-decade program history, the Cal Poly men's basketball team will honor its first NCAA Division I team – the 1994-95 Mustang squad – during the program's fifth annual alumni weekend. The event is scheduled for Dec. 5-6, 2014.
November 28, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Set for Saturday Night Showdown at Saint Mary’s In the midst of playing nine road contests during a 10-game span, the Cal Poly men's basketball program closes a two-game road trip when visiting Saint Mary's on Saturday, Nov. 29 on Comcast Hometown Network (Northern California only). Tip time inside McKeon Pavilion is 7 p.m.
November 26, 2014 | Men's Basketball Second-Half Surge Sends Cal Poly Men’s Basketball to Defeat at California Junior forward Brian Bennett recorded a season-high 16 points and junior wing David Nwaba added a season-best 14, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – after closing within three points of California early in the second half – saw the Golden Bears finish on a 34-17 run with the Mustangs falling 72-52 Wednesday evening inside Haas Pavilion.
November 26, 2014 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame (California 72, Cal Poly 52) Head coach Joe Callero talks to Tom Barket of ESPN 1280 following the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 72-52 loss at California (Nov. 26, 2014).
November 25, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men's Basketball Heads North to Battle California, Saint Mary’s The Cal Poly men’s basketball program plays nine of its next 10 contests away from Mott Athletics Center, beginning with a two-game stretch at California (Wednesday, Nov. 26) and Saint Mary’s (Saturday, Nov. 29). Both matchups tip at 7 p.m.
November 24, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball once again among Nation’s Efficiency Leaders Annually featuring one of the nation's most efficient statistical lineups, the Cal Poly men's basketball program found itself leading all 345 Division I teams in fewest turnovers committed per game (6.3) when the NCAA's first national statistical rankings were release Monday.
November 21, 2014 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Mark Patterson Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Freshman guard Mark Patterson is one of the featured Mustangs for the program's Friday, Nov. 21 matchup versus Delaware.
November 21, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Earns First Win Ever Against CAA, Beats Delaware 78-60 Sophomore guard Ridge Shipley scored a career-high 21 points as Cal Poly beat a team from the Colonial Athletic Association for the first time, defeating Delaware 78-60 in a non-conference men’s basketball matchup of 2014 NCAA Tournament participants Friday night before 2,416 in the Mott Athletics Center.
November 20, 2014 | Men's Basketball NCAA Tournament Programs Clash Friday in Mott Athletics Center For the first time in Mott Athletics Center history, two defending conference champions and NCAA Division I Tournament qualifiers from a year ago will clash when the Cal Poly men’s basketball program hosts Delaware on Friday, Nov. 21. Tip time is 7 p.m.
November 20, 2014 | Men's Basketball 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. Sophomore forward Luke Meikle is one of the featured Mustangs for the program's Friday, Nov. 21 matchup versus Delaware.
November 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Trevor John Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Freshman guard Trevor John is one of the featured Mustangs for the program's Tuesday, Nov. 18 home opener versus San Francisco State.
November 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Beats San Francisco State 65-44 in Home Opener Junior forward Brian Bennett and junior wing David Nwaba each scored 13 points as Cal Poly defeated San Francisco State 65-44 in the Mustangs’ home opener Tuesday night in the Mott Athletics Center.
November 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball After the Madness: A Season with Cal Poly Men's Basketball (Teaser) The teaser for After the Madness: A Season with Cal Poly Men's Basketball. A production of Mustang News, the series will debut in 2015 and follow the Cal Poly men's basketball program's road back to the Big West Conference championship and NCAA Tournament.
November 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame: Nov. 18, 2014 (Cal Poly 65, San Francisco State 44) Cal Poly head coach Joe Callero addresses the central coast media following the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 65-44 home-opening victory against San Francisco State (Nov. 15, 2014).
November 17, 2014 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Aleks Abrams Cal Poly men's basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Freshman forward Aleks Abrams, who made his first collegiate start in Cal Poly's Nov. 15 season opener at Nevada,is one of the featured Mustangs for the program's Tuesday, Nov. 18 home opener versus San Francisco State.
November 17, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Face San Francisco State, Delaware in Home Openers The Cal Poly men’s basketball program opens its 11-game home schedule inside Mott Athletics Center when welcoming Division II San Francisco State on Tuesday, Nov. 18 and fellow 2014 NCAA Tournament participant Delaware on Friday, Nov. 21. Both games tip at 7 p.m.
November 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball Second-Half Nevada Surge Sends Cal Poly to Defeat in Season Opener Junior guard Reese Morgan scored a team-leading 13 points, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – after leading by one at halftime versus Nevada – was outscored by 17 points in the second half and dropped a 65-49 season-opening decision to the Wolf Pack inside Lawlor Events Center on Saturday afternoon.
November 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball Joe Callero Postgame (Nevada 65, Cal Poly 49) Cal Poly men's basketball head coach Joe Callero talks to Dave Grant of ESPN 1280 following the program's 65-49 loss at Nevada (Nov. 15, 2014).
November 12, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Signs Guards Shead and Athj to National Letters of Intent The defending Big West Conference champion Cal Poly men's basketball team strengthened its future backcourt on Wednesday afternoon with the confirmation that Jaylen Shead (Pflugerville, Texas / Connally HS) and Serigne Athj (Northridge, Calif. / Birmingham HS) have each signed National Letters of Intent with the Mustangs in anticipation of joining the program for the 2015-16 season.
November 11, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens 2014-15 Season Saturday Afternoon at Nevada The defending Big West Conference champion Cal Poly men’s basketball program opens its 2014-15 regular season schedule and 21st year of Division I competition when visiting Nevada on Saturday, Nov. 15. Tip time inside Lawlor Events Center is set for 3 p.m.
October 25, 2014 | Men's Basketball Hot Shooting Leads Cal Poly Green Squad to Win Over Gold at Scrimmage The Mustangs, who last year advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament, will open the season at Nevada at 3 p.m. Nov. 15.
October 24, 2014 | Men's Basketball Green versus Gold Intrasquad, Dunk Contest Set for Saturday at 4 p.m. Cal Poly men's basketball fans will receive their first competitive look at the defending Big West Conference champion Mustang program on Saturday, Oct. 25 when the team hosts its annual Green and Gold intrasquad exhibition matchup and dunk contest at 4 p.m. inside Mott Athletics Center.
October 23, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Selected Sixth in Big West Preseason Media Poll Despite returning 10 letterwinners from last year’s squad that reached the NCAA Tournament second round, the defending Big West champion Cal Poly men’s basketball program was selected for a sixth-place finish this season following the Thursday release of the conference preseason media poll.
October 3, 2014 | Men's Basketball Defending Big West Champion Cal Poly Opens Practice Saturday With 11 returning letterwinners joined by five first-year Mustangs, the defending Big West Conference champion Cal Poly men's basketball program opens its 21st Division I season on Saturday, Oct. 4 with the team's first official practice inside Mott Athletics Center at 12 noon.
September 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Unveils 2014-15 Schedule Highlighted by nine matchups against programs that qualified for postseason play last year, sixth-year men’s basketball head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department unveiled defending Big West Conference champion Cal Poly’s 2013-14 schedule on Thursday afternoon.
September 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Head Coach Joe Callero Announces Cal Poly's 2014-15 Schedule Cal Poly men's basketball head coach Joe Callero unveils the program's 2014-15 schedule (Sept. 18, 2014).
August 26, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Basketball Golf Tournament Set for Sept. 21 at Cypress Ridge Dinner and an awards ceremony, along with a raffle and silent auction, will start at 6 p.m.
August 25, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball Summer Interview Series - Part VI In part VI of the Cal Poly men's basketball program's summer interview series, director of operations Bob Lowe and senior forward Alberto Ganis discuss growing up in Italy, fitting into the Mustang lineup after a redshirt season and if Cal Poly can become the San Antonio Spurs of the Big West Conference.
August 23, 2014 | General News Tim Walsh, Larry Lee Accept Ice Bucket Challenges Cal Poly head football coach Tim Walsh and baseball mentor Larry Lee accepted Ice Bucket Challenges this week.
August 20, 2014 | General News Mott Athletics Center Ready for Enhanced Upgrades in 2014 Mustang fans headed to the Mott Athletics Center this fall will receive an upgraded game-night experience as the Cal Poly Athletics Department recently announced an interactive rebranding initiative that will introduce a new competition floor, video board and scoreboard, LED courtside signage tables and improved courtside seating to the complex for the 2014-15 sports season.
August 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball Summer Interview Series - Part V In part V of the Cal Poly men's basketball program's summer interview series, strength and conditioning coach Chris Holder and sophomore guard Max Betkowski discuss the NCAA Tournament experience, weightlifting records and Max's favorite bands. Plus, outakes.
August 6, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball Summer Interview Series - Part IV In part IV of the Cal Poly men's basketball program's summer interview series, Paul Fortier and Brian Bennett discuss celebrity lookalikes, roommates and smoked salmon.
July 30, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball Summer Interview Series - Part III In part III of the Cal Poly men's basketball program's summer interview series, Mitch Reaves and Anthony Silvestri discuss the perks of being a redhead and break down "Ant" versus "Anth." Plus, outtakes.
July 16, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball Summer Interview Series - Part II In part No. 2 of the Cal Poly men's basketball team's summer interview series, assistant coach Sam Kirby and senior Michael Bolden discuss burritos, career opportunities and three things to bring if stranded on an island.
July 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Adds 6-9 Forward Transfer Luke Meikle The future of the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s frontcourt play was strengthened on Tuesday afternoon with the announcement by sixth-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department that 6-9 forward and Gonzaga transfer Luke Meikle has joined the program for the 2014-15 season. Meikle will redshirt the upcoming year due to NCAA transfer rules, but enjoy three remaining years of eligibility beginning with the 2015-16 season.
July 9, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball Summer Interview Series - Part I In part No. 1 of the Cal Poly men's basketball program's summer interview series, head coach Joe Callero and senior guard Maliik Love pitch LeBron James on becoming a Mustang and discuss Maliik's law enforcement career.
June 26, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Adds Guard Trevor John for 2014-15 Season The Cal Poly men’s basketball team moved a player closer to rounding off its 2014-15 roster recently with the announcement by sixth-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department that 6-3, 182-pound guard Trevor John has joined the program for the upcoming season.
June 25, 2014 | Men's Basketball Eversley Inks First Professional Contract with Westports Malaysia Dragons Following an historic senior season in which he was named Big West Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player after helping lead the Cal Poly men’s basketball program to the 2014 NCAA Tournament second round, former Mustang forward Chris Eversley signed his first professional contact to compete for the Kuala Lumpur-based Westports Malaysia Dragons.
June 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Unveils 2013-14 Team Awards Big West Conference Tournament champions and a program that advanced to the NCAA Tournament second round, the Cal Poly men's basketball team placed the final touches on its historic 2013-14 season as the program unveiled its annual list of award winners and honorees inside the university's Performing Arts Center on Friday evening.
June 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball 2013-14 Cal Poly Men's Basketball Highlight Film Season highlights from the 2013-14 Cal Poly men's basketball team's historic year.
June 13, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball Media Darling Award Winner (2013-14) - David Nwaba For being a unique personality, Cal Poly men's basketball sophomore wing David Nwaba was presented the team's Media Darling award at the program's annual season banquet on June 12, 2014.
June 7, 2014 | Men's Basketball Chris Eversley Reflects on Showcase Tour of China Former Cal Poly forward Chris Eversley – the 2014 Big West Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player after helping the Mustangs to their first NCAA Division I Tournament appearance in March – took a moment to reflect on a recent tour of China with a United States representative team affiliated with the United States Basketball Academy.
June 5, 2014 | General News Eversley, Hyland Named Cal Poly’s Athletes of the Year For the second year in a row, a freshman has been named Cal Poly’s Female Athlete of the Year. Sierra Hyland earned the honor at the Night of the Mustang on Wednesday night while senior Chris Eversley, was named Cal Poly Male Athlete of the Year.
May 19, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Season Banquet Set for June 13 In recognition of the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s historic 2013-14 successes, the program recently announced that the annual season-celebrating banquet will be held on Friday, June 13 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. inside the university’s Performing Arts Center.
May 2, 2014 | Men's Basketball Fortier to be Inducted into San Francisco Prep Hall of Fame A standout player at Washington and 17-year professional in Europe, Cal Poly men’s basketball associate head coach Paul Fortier will be recognized for his notable high school career with induction into the San Francisco Prep Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 17.
April 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Adds Guard Kyle Toth for 2014-15 Season The Cal Poly men’s basketball team strengthened its backcourt play for the upcoming season with the announcement by fifth-year head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department that 6-1, 175-pound transfer and combo guard Kyle Toth has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Mustangs in anticipation of joining the program for the 2014-15 season.
April 5, 2014 | Men's Basketball Callero Thanks Mustang Fans for Support during Historic 2013-14 Season Fifth-year Cal Poly men’s basketball head coach Joe Callero took a break while attending the Final Four in Dallas to thank Mustang fans for their support during the team’s Big West Conference Tournament championship and NCAA Tournament runs.
April 2, 2014 | General News Cal Poly Stays in Lead for Big West Commissioner's Cup Cal Poly's basketball teams helped the school remain in the No. 1 spot in the Big West Conference Commissioner's Cup standings following the winter, as the Mustangs held onto the lead they had grabbed in the fall.
March 23, 2014 | Men's Basketball Men’s Basketball End-of-Season Social Set for Monday Evening On the heels of the Cal Poly men's basketball team's first NCAA Division I Tournament appearance and the first postseason victory in 32 years, the program will host an end-of-season social for fans and supporters on Monday, March 24 at 6 p.m. inside Charlie's Place at 981 E. Foothill Blvd. in San Luis Obispo.
March 21, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly’s NCAA Tournament Run Ends versus Top-Seeded Wichita State Junior guard Maliik Love finished with a team-leading nine points, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program saw its inaugural NCAA Division I Tournament run come to a close inside the Scottrade Center on Friday evening as the 16th-seeded Mustangs fell to Midwest Regional No. 1 seed Wichita State in second-round action, 64-37.
March 20, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Faces Top Seed Wichita State in NCAA Tournament Second Round Since the NCAA Tournament expanded to a 64-team field for the 1985 edition, 16th-ranked seeds have squared off against a No. 1 on 116 occasions ... and posted a combined 0-116 mark. Friday evening at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, the 16th-seeded Cal Poly men's basketball program gets a crack at making history when meeting Midwest Regional top seed and undefeated Wichita State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Tip time is set for 4:10 p.m. PT.
March 19, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Top Texas Southern to Record Historic NCAA Tournament Win Senior forward Chris Eversley scored a team-leading 19 points as the Cal Poly men's basketball program – appearing in its first NCAA Division I Tournament game – chalked up its first Division I postseason victory as the Mustangs outdueled fellow 16th seed Texas Southern on Wednesday evening, 81-69 at the First Four inside the UD Arena in Dayton, Ohio.
March 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Makes NCAA Division I Tournament Debut in First Four Making the first NCAA Division I Tournament appearance in program history, the Cal Poly men's basketball team will open Midwest Regional action when squaring off against fellow No. 16 seed Texas Southern on Wednesday, March 19 as part of the First Four at UD Arena in Dayton, Ohio. Tip time for the first-round matchup against Texas Southern is set for 3:40 p.m. PT (6:40 p.m. ET) with all First Four matchups televised nationally on truTV.
March 17, 2014 | Men's Basketball Tickets for NCAA First Four Game in Dayton On Sale Online Tickets for Cal Poly's NCAA Division I First Four game Wednesday in Dayton, Ohio, may be purchased online through PolyTix.
March 16, 2014 | Men's Basketball NCAA Tournament Selection Show Viewing Sunday at Firestone Grill Making the first NCAA Division I Tournament appearance in program history, the Cal Poly men’s basketball team will find out its opening-round opponent and game site on Sunday, March 16 when players and coaches gather at Firestone Grill to watch the selection show, televised on CBS beginning at 3 p.m.
March 16, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Draw Texas Southern in NCAA Tournament First Four One of the final automatic qualifiers for the NCAA Division I Tournament after capturing the program's first Big West Conference Tournament title late Saturday evening, the Cal Poly men's basketball team will be one of the first programs to compete in postseason play as the Mustangs will face fellow No. 16 seed Texas Southern on Wednesday, March 19 in the First Four. The first-round NCAA Tournament matchup inside UD Arena in Dayton, Ohio, is scheduled for 3:40 p.m. PT with action televised on truTV.
March 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly, Cal State Northridge Meet in Big West Tournament Championship Just twice prior in its 20-year Division I tenure has the Cal Poly men's basketball team advanced to the Big West Conference Tournament championship game but, Saturday evening, the seventh-seeded Mustangs have the opportunity to become the first squad in program history to reach the NCAA Division I Tournament when squaring off against No. 5 Cal State Northridge. Tip time for the 2014 Big West Tournament title game is set for 7:30 p.m.
March 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Takes Big West Tournament Title; Advances to NCAA Tournament Senior forward Chris Eversley scored a game-high 18 points for the Cal Poly men’s basketball team, which will make the first NCAA Division I Tournament appearance in school history after the Mustangs outlasted fifth-seeded Cal State Northridge Saturday evening in the Big West Conference Tournament finale inside the Honda Center, 61-59.
March 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Meets UC Irvine Friday in Big West Tournament Semifinal Back in the Big West Conference Tournament semifinal round for a program-record third successive season, the seventh-seeded Cal Poly men's basketball team looks to return to the championship game for the first time in seven years when squaring off against No. 1 UC Irvine on Friday, March 14. Tip time inside the Honda Center is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.
March 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Oust Top-Seeded UC Irvine to Move into Big West Title Game Senior forward Chris Eversley scored a team-leading 14 points as the Cal Poly men’s basketball team advanced to the Big West Conference Tournament championship game following a seven-year absence after eliminating top-seeded UC Irvine in the semifinal round on Friday evening inside the Honda Center, 61-58.
March 13, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Hammers UC Santa Barbara to Move into Big West Semifinals Freshman guard Ridge Shipley scored a career-high 15 points as the seventh-seeded Cal Poly men's basketball program moved into the Big West Conference Tournament semifinal round for the third successive year by annihilating Blue-Green rival and No. 2 UC Santa Barbara in a Thursday afternoon quarterfinal matchup at the Honda Center, 69-38.
March 12, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Head to Anaheim Seeking First NCAA Tournament Appearance Chasing the first NCAA Division I Tournament appearance in school history, the seventh-seeded Cal Poly men’s basketball program opens play at the 39th Big West Conference Tournament against No. 2 UC Santa Barbara on Thursday, March 13. Tip time inside the Honda Center in Anaheim is scheduled for 12 noon.
March 10, 2014 | Men's Basketball Eversley Earns All-Big West Conference Second Team Praise One of the top all-around performers in Cal Poly men’s basketball program history, senior forward Chris Eversley collected another honor on Monday morning with selection to the 2014 All-Big West Conference second team.
March 8, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Fall in Regular Season Final; No. 7 Seed for Big West Tournament Senior forward Chris Eversley scored a team-leading 14 points in his final contest inside the Mott Athletics Center on Saturday evening, but a massive run from Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara to close the first half doomed the Cal Poly men’s basketball program as the Mustangs closed the regular season with a 71-55 loss against the Gauchos.
March 4, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Closes Regular Season Saturday versus UC Santa Barbara Fifty-six days and 13 games will have passed between the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 72-64 victory at Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara on Jan. 11 and Saturday’s regular season finale against the Gauchos inside the Mott Athletics Center. Tip time is set for 7 p.m.
March 3, 2014 | Men's Basketball Lee, Kirby Among Guests on Tonight's Callero Radio Show on ESPN 1280 Before the Cal Poly men's basketball Senior Night and a return home for baseball, both teams will feature guests on tonight's Joe Callero Radio Show, which will air live at 6 p.m. on ESPN 1280 from Charlie's Place in San Luis Obispo.
March 1, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Fall Late at Big West-Leading UC Irvine, 55-48 Sophomore wing David Nwaba scored a career-high 20 points and pulled down a collegiate-best 13 rebounds to finish with his first Cal Poly double-double, but the Mustang men’s basketball program – facing a three-point deficit in the final minute – couldn’t bridge the gap and dropped a 55-48 decision to Big West Conference-leading UC Irvine inside the Bren Events Center on Saturday evening.
February 28, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Visit Big West Leader UC Irvine in ESPNU Saturday Matchup The Cal Poly men's basketball program plays its final road game of the 2013-14 regular season when visiting Big West Conference-leading UC Irvine in a nationally-televised ESPNU matchup on Saturday, March 1. Tip time inside the Bren Events Center is 8:05 p.m.
February 27, 2014 | Men's Basketball Three-Point Shooting Dooms Cal Poly in 85-73 Loss at UC Davis Senior forward Chris Eversley chalked up his fifth double-double of the season with 17 points and 10 rebounds, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program conceded 13 three-pointers to UC Davis – the highest total by a Mustang opponent in 144 games – and dropped an 85-73 decision to the Aggies inside The Pavilion on Thursday evening.
February 25, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits UC Davis Thursday, UC Irvine on ESPNU Saturday The penultimate week of the regular season schedule has the Cal Poly men’s basketball team hitting the road for the final time before the March 13-15 Big West Conference Tournament as the Mustangs visit UC Davis on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. and UC Irvine in a nationally-televised ESPNU matchup on Saturday, March 1 at 8 p.m.
February 22, 2014 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Anthony Silvestri 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 Anthony Silvestri, who has appeared in 22 of 25 games this season and is shooting 38.3 percent from the floor, is the featured Mustang for Cal Poly’s Saturday, Feb. 22 matchup against UC Riverside.
February 22, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Holds Off UC Riverside for 69-64 Triumph Senior forward Chris Eversley notched a game-leading 22 points and junior wing Michael Bolden scored a career-high 13 on Saturday evening as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program fended off UC Riverside for a 69-64 victory inside the Mott Athletics Center.
February 22, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball vs. UC Riverside Highlights (Feb. 22, 2014) Senior forward Chris Eversley notched a game-leading 22 points and junior wing Michael Bolden scored a career-high 13 on Saturday evening as the Cal Poly men's basketball program fended off UC Riverside for a 69-64 victory inside the Mott Athletics Center.
February 21, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Close Home Stand Saturday Evening versus UC Riverside The Cal Poly men’s basketball program looks to snap a four-game slide inside the Mott Athletics Center and improve its seeding for the March 13-15 Big West Conference Tournament when closing a two-game home stand on Saturday, Feb. 22 against UC Riverside. Tip time is set for 7 p.m.
February 20, 2014 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Maliik Love Cal Poly men’s basketball players write an original piece for each game-day program on which they're featured on the cover. Junior guard Maliik Love, who has appeared in all 24 games this season and is shooting 39.5 percent from the floor, is the featured Mustang for Cal Poly’s Thursday, Feb. 20 matchup against Cal State Fullerton.
February 20, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Falls to Cal State Fullerton, 67-59 Michael Williams scored 23 points, sinking 14 of 16 free throws, to lead Cal State Fullerton to a 67-59 Big West Conference men’s basketball victory over Cal Poly on Thursday night in the Mott Athletics Center.