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.
February 20, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball vs. Cal State Fullerton Highlights (Feb. 20, 2014) Highlights from the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 67-59 home loss against Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 20, 2014).
February 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Back Home to Host Cal State Fullerton, UC Riverside The Cal Poly men’s basketball program looks to climb back into the Big West Conference regular season title race and snap a three-game slide inside the Mott Athletics Center when hosting Cal State Fullerton on Thursday, Feb. 20 and UC Riverside on Saturday, Feb. 22. Both games tip at 7 p.m.
February 15, 2014 | Men's Basketball Second-Half Long Beach State Run Sends Cal Poly to 74-65 Loss Senior guard Kyle Odister hit three three-pointers to finish with a team-leading 11 points, but an unanswered second-half run by Long Beach State helped the 49ers outdistance the Cal Poly men’s basketball program inside Walter Pyramid on Saturday evening, 74-65.
February 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits Long Beach State in Saturday Fox Prime Ticket Matchup The Cal Poly men's basketball program plays its third successive game against an opponent directly next to itself in the Big West Conference standings when squaring off against Long Beach State in a Fox Prime Ticket-televised matchup on Saturday, Feb. 15. Tip time inside Walter Pyramid is 7:30 p.m.
February 13, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Beat Back Cal State Northridge for 62-55 Road Triumph Senior forward Chris Eversley secured his third double-double of the year with a 17-point, 11- rebound performance as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program fended off a late Cal State Northridge surge to post a 62-55 triumph inside the Matadome on Thursday evening.
February 11, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits Cal State Northridge, Long Beach State on Fox Prime The Cal Poly men’s basketball program looks to climb back into the Big West Conference regular season title race and snap a four-game slide when wrapping a three-game road trip at Cal State Northridge (Thursday, Feb. 13) and Long Beach State (Saturday, Feb. 15).
February 10, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly, UC Irvine Set to Square Off on ESPNU Once More The Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s program-record ninth broadcasted appearance of the 2013-14 season will come on a familiar station versus a familiar opponent with the Mustangs set for a nationally-televised showdown at Big West Conference-leading UC Irvine on Saturday, March 1. Tip time from the Bren Events Center has been revised to 8 p.m.
February 8, 2014 | Men's Basketball Second-Half Mustang Men’s Basketball Rally Falls Short at Hawai’i Senior guard Kyle Odister and sophomore forward David Nwaba both finished with a team-leading 12 points Saturday evening, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program, after cutting a double-digit Hawai’i lead to one point with six minutes to play, surrendered a late run and fell to the Warriors inside the Stan Sheriff Center, 69-60.
February 4, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits Hawai’i in Saturday Night Matchup The Cal Poly men’s basketball team looks to snap a three-game slide when facing an opponent the Mustangs have had the most success against under fifth-year head coach Joe Callero: Hawai’i, a program Cal Poly has defeated in all five matchups since the 2009-10 season. Saturday, Feb. 9 tip time inside the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu is 9 p.m. PT.
February 1, 2014 | Men's Basketball UC Irvine Remains in First Place With 64-50 Win at Cal Poly UC Irvine remained in a three-way tie for first place in the Big West Conference men’s basketball standings with a 64-50 victory over Cal Poly on Saturday night before 3,032 fans in the Mott Athletics Center and a national television audience (ESPNU).
February 1, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball Highlights versus UC Irvine (Feb. 1, 2014) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 64-50 home loss against UC Irvine (Feb. 1, 2014).
January 31, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Hosts UC Irvine in ESPNU Nationally-Televised Blackout Game The Cal Poly men’s basketball program looks to stem a two-game slide and stake a claim for first place atop the Big West standings when hosting conference co-leader UC Irvine in a nationally-televised ESPNU matchup inside the Mott Athletics Center on Saturday, Feb. 1. Tip time is set for 8 p.m.
January 31, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball Hosts First Blackout Game - Feb. 1, 2014 The Cal Poly men's basketball program will host its first Blackout Game when facing UC Irvine on ESPNU on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 8 p.m. (video by Code Green Productions).
January 30, 2014 | Men's Basketball Second-Half Rally Lifts UC Davis Over Cal Poly, 62-58 A six-point Cal Poly lead with 13 minutes to play was wiped out by UC Davis as the Aggies hit 10 shots from beyond the arc and beat the Mustangs 62-58 in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game Thursday night before 2,242 in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 28, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Host UC Davis Thursday, UC Irvine Saturday on ESPNU The Cal Poly men’s basketball program looks to claim the top spot in the Big West Conference standings when hosting last-place UC Davis inside the Mott Athletics Center on Thursday, Jan. 30 (7 p.m.) and league-leading UC Irvine in a nationally-televised ESPNU matchup on Saturday, Feb. 2 (8 p.m.).
January 25, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Falls Late at UC Riverside, 61-58 Sophomore forward David Nwaba scored a game-high 17 points and senior forward Chris Eversley chipped in 13, but the Cal Poly men's basketball team was outscored 10-0 during the final three-and-a-half minutes at UC Riverside on Saturday evening and dropped a 61-58 matchup inside the Student Recreation Center.
January 24, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Looks to Continue Best Big West Start Saturday at UC Riverside The Cal Poly men's basketball team looks to continue the program's best start to a Big West Conference campaign when closing a two-game road trip at UC Riverside on Saturday, Jan. 25. Tip time inside the Student Recreation Center is set for 7 p.m.
January 23, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Continue Successful Big West Start at Cal State Fullerton Senior guard Jamal Johnson scored a team-leading 12 points and sophomore forward Brian Bennett chipped in 10 as the Cal Poly men’s basketball team cemented the program’s best start to a Big West Conference campaign by outdueling Cal State Fullerton inside Titan Gym on Thursday evening, 58-56.
January 21, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Visit Cal State Fullerton on ESPN3, Head to UC Riverside Never before in the program’s 18-year Big West affiliation has the Cal Poly men’s basketball team opened a conference campaign with five league wins in its first six games. The Mustangs, however, have the opportunity to establish a new program record for best Big West start when visiting Cal State Fullerton in an ESPN3-broadcasted matchup (Thursday, Jan. 23) and UC Riverside (Saturday, Jan. 25).
January 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Long Beach State Edges Cal Poly in Big West Game, 63-62 Junior guard Tyler Lamb tallied 20 points and Long Beach State used a 17-0 first-half run to beat Cal Poly 63-62 in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game Saturday night before 2,924 in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 18, 2014 | 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. Sophomore forward Joel Awich, who has made five starts this season and ranks fifth among Big West Conference players with 1.2 bocks per game, was the featured Mustang for Cal Poly’s Saturday, Jan. 18 matchup against Long Beach State.
January 18, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball vs. Long Beach State Highlights (Jan. 18, 2014) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 63-62 home loss against Long Beach State (Jan. 18, 2014).
January 17, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly to Honor Mike Millhorn in Saturday’s Coaches vs. Cancer Game As part of an annual initiative supported by the National Association of Basketball Coaches and to honor the memory of long-time Cal Poly men’s basketball supporter Mike Millhorn, the Mustang program will host its annual Coaches vs. Cancer game during the Saturday, Jan. 18 home matchup against Long Beach State.
January 17, 2014 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Seek Best Big West Start Saturday versus Long Beach State The Cal Poly men’s basketball team looks to stay atop the conference standings and cement the program’s best start to a Big West campaign when welcoming Long Beach State to the Mott Athletics Center on Saturday, Jan. 18. Tip time is set for 7 p.m.
January 16, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Pulls Away Late to Beat Cal State Northridge, 62-52 Sophomore wing David Nwaba tallied 16 points and senior guard Kyle Odister added 14 as Cal Poly earned its 16th consecutive home Big West Conference game Thursday night, defeating Cal State Northridge 62-52 before 2,248 in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 16, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball vs. Cal State Northridge Highlights (Jan. 16, 2014) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 62-52 home victory against Cal State Northridge (Jan. 16, 2014).
January 15, 2014 | 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. Sophomore forward Brian Bennett, who has made 11 starts this season and ranks third among Mustangs with 4.2 rebounds per game, is the featured Mustang for Cal Poly’s Thursday, Jan. 16 matchup against Cal State Northridge.
January 14, 2014 | Men's Basketball Big West-Leading Cal Poly Hosts Cal State Northridge, Long Beach State The Cal Poly men’s basketball team looks to match and exceeded the program’s best start to a Big West Conference campaign when welcoming Cal State Northridge into the Mott Athletics Center on Thursday, Jan. 16 and Long Beach State on Saturday, Jan. 18. Both games tip at 7 p.m.
January 13, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly’s Feb. 1 Home Game versus UC Irvine Added to ESPNU Lineup The Mustang men’s basketball team will match a program record with an eighth broadcasted appearance this season following the Monday morning announcement from the Big West Conference that Cal Poly’s Saturday, Feb. 1 home contest against UC Irvine will be televised nationally on ESPNU. Tip time from the Mott Athletics Center has been revised to 8 p.m.
January 13, 2014 | Men's Basketball Callero Radio Show Returns to ESPN 1280 Before Home Stand The Joe Callero Radio Show will return Tuesday night, as the fifth-year Cal Poly men's basketball head coach's weekly show will air live from Charlie's Place in San Luis Obispo at 6 p.m. on ESPN 1280.
January 11, 2014 | Men's Basketball Three-Pointers Reign as Cal Poly Grabs Historic Win at UC Santa Barbara Junior forward Anthony Silvestri sank five three-pointers to finish with a career-high 17 points as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program produced its first win inside UC Santa Barbara’s Thunderdome in seven seasons by fending off a late Gaucho rally and departing with a 72-64 triumph.
January 10, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits UC Santa Barbara in Saturday 4 p.m. Blue-Green Matchup The Cal Poly men’s basketball team looks to stay perfect in early Big West Conference action and produce the program’s first road win against Blue-Green and central coast rival UC Santa Barbara in seven seasons when squaring off against the Gauchos on Saturday, Jan. 11. Tip time inside The Thunderdome is scheduled for 4 p.m.
January 9, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Leads Wire to Wire in 77-65 Win Over Hawai’i Senior forward Chris Eversley and sophomore wing David Nwaba each tallied 17 points and led a quartet of double-digit scorers for Cal Poly as the Mustangs scored the first five points and never looked back in a wire-to-wire 77-65 victory over Hawai’i in a Big West Conference men’s basketball opener for both schools Thursday night before 2,559 in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 9, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men's Basketball vs. Hawai'i Highlights (Jan. 9, 2014) Highlights from the Cal Poly men's basketball team's 77-65 home win against Hawai'i (Jan. 9, 2014).
January 8, 2014 | 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. Sophomore forward Zach Gordon, who has appeared in all 13 games this year, is the featured Mustang for Cal Poly’s Thursday, Jan. 9 Big West Conference-opening matchup against Hawai’i.
January 7, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens Big West Campaign versus Hawai’i, at UC Santa Barbara The Cal Poly men’s basketball program opens its 18th season of Big West Conference competition and contests its first home game in 26 days when welcoming Hawai’i to the Mott Athletics Center on Thursday, Jan. 9 (7 p.m.). Cal Poly’s Big West opening week continues at Blue-Green and central coast rival UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, Jan. 11 (4 p.m.).
January 4, 2014 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Caps Non-Conference Action with 82-72 Loss at Delaware Cal Poly men’s basketball junior forward Anthony Silvestri finished with a career-high 14 points, but a late first-half run from Delaware helped the Blue Hens outdistance the Mustangs 82-72 inside the Bob Carpenter Center on Saturday afternoon.
December 31, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Ring in New Year with Saturday, Jan. 4 Matchup at Delaware The Cal Poly men’s basketball team opens the 2014 calendar year and wraps both a season-long, four-game road trip and its pre-Big West Conference schedule with the program’s easternmost matchup in 19 years: a Saturday, Jan. 4 contest at Delaware.
December 29, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Falls at Stanford, 79-62 Senior forward Chris Eversley scored a game-leading and season-high 25 points and sophomore forward Joel Awich chipped in with a career-high 11, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program failed to recover from an early double-digit deficit and dropped a 79-62 decision to Stanford inside Maples Pavilion on Sunday afternoon.
December 27, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Returns to National Television for Sunday Bout at Stanford Stop No. 3 on the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s season-long four-game road trip takes the Mustangs to Stanford for a Sunday, Dec. 29 matchup. Tip time inside Maples Pavilion is scheduled for 4 p.m. with action set to be broadcast live nationally on the Pac-12 Network.
December 21, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Falls at Pittsburgh, 73-56 Senior forward Chris Eversley scored a team-leading 16 points and senior guard Kyle Odister added 13, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – after trailing Pittsburgh by five at halftime – was outdistanced in the second half and fell to the Panthers inside the Petersen Events Center on Saturday afternoon, 73-56.
December 19, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly, Pitt Set to Clash Saturday on ESPN3 Continuing a season-long, four-game road trip, the Cal Poly men's basketball program faces its third opponent of the year ranked or receiving votes in a national poll when squaring off against Pittsburgh inside the Petersen Events Center on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 1 p.m. PT/4 p.m. ET on ESPN3.
December 17, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens Four-Game Road Trip with 79-59 Loss at LMU Senior forward Chris Eversley scored a game-high 21 points and grabbed a game-high seven rebounds, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program conceded a massive second-half run to Loyola Marymount on Tuesday evening inside Gersten Pavilion and opened a season-long four-game road trip with a 78-59 defeat.
December 16, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens Four-game Road Trip at Loyola Marymount, Pittsburgh The Cal Poly men's basketball program opens a season-long four-game road trip and furthers preparations for Big West Conference action when visiting Loyola Marymount on Tuesday, Dec. 17 (7 p.m.) and Pittsburgh on Saturday, Dec. 21 (1 p.m. PT).
December 14, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Breezes Past Cal State Dominguez Hills, 85-49 Sophomore wing Dave Nwaba scored a career-high 22 points and also grabbed a team-leading eight rebounds to lead Cal Poly to an 85-49 victory over Cal State Dominguez Hills in a non-conference men’s basketball game Saturday night in the Mott Athletics Center.
December 13, 2013 | 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. Sophomore wing David Nwaba is the featured Mustang for Cal Poly’s Saturday, Dec. 14 matchup against Cal State Dominguez Hills.
December 11, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Wraps Non-Conference Home Slate Saturday Evening The Cal Poly men’s basketball program closes the non-conference home portion of its 2013-14 schedule inside the Mott Athletics Center when hosting Division II Cal State Dominguez Hills on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m.
December 7, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Pulls Away in Second Half to Beat Santa Clara, 64-53 Sophomore Dave Nwaba scored a career-high 21 points and senior Chris Eversley matched his career high for rebounds with 15 as Cal Poly defeated Santa Clara 64-53 in a non-conference men’s basketball game Saturday night before 2,016 in the Mott Athletics Center.
December 6, 2013 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Remembering the 1985-86 Men's Basketball Team During a Friday, Dec. 6 evening ceremony and at halftime of Saturday’s 7 p.m. matchup against Santa Clara, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program will honor the contributions of it’s 1985-86 squad – the last Mustang team to qualify for an NCAA Tournament. Mike Chellsen (second from left), reflects back on the 1985-86 season.
December 6, 2013 | Men's Basketball Meet the 2013-14 Cal Poly Men's Basketball Team - Part I (The Seniors) Part No. 1 of Meet the Cal Poly Men's Basketball Team, featuring the 2013-14 senior class of forward Chris Eversley and guards Kyle Odister and Jamal Johnson (video by Nico Molino and Kim Westlund).
December 4, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens Two-Game Home Stand Saturday versus Santa Clara The Cal Poly men’s basketball program looks to snap a two-game slide when opening a two-game home stand against Santa Clara inside the Mott Athletics Center on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m.
December 3, 2013 | Men's Basketball Support Cal Poly Men’s Basketball by Supporting the Community Cal Poly supporters who donate a canned good item at one of four designated dropoff locations around the central coast community on Thursday, Dec. 5 will receive a free ticket for the men’s basketball program’s Saturday, Dec. 14 home game against Cal State Dominguez Hills inside the Mott Athletics Center.
December 3, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustang Program to Honor 1985-86 NCAA Tournament Team this Weekend In continued celebration of its 10-decade program history, the Cal Poly men’s basketball team will honor the 1985-86 Mustang squad during its annual alumni weekend. Scheduled for Dec. 6-7, 2013 and coinciding with Cal Poly’s Saturday 7 p.m. home matchup against Santa Clara, this year’s alumni weekend will celebrate the last Mustang men’s basketball squad to qualify for the NCAA Tournament.
December 1, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly on Downside of 82-61 Decision at No. 14/15 Oregon Sophomore forward Brian Bennett (right) scored a team-high 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds and freshman guard Ridge Shipley scored a career-high nine, but the Cal Poly men's basketball program – facing the fourth highest ranked opponent in program history – couldn't bridge a first-half deficit at No. 14/15 Oregon and fell to the Ducks in the finale of the Global Sports Hardwood Challenge at Matthew Knight Arena, 82-61.
November 30, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Drop Tightly-Contested 73-71 Matchup versus Pacific Senior forward Chris Eversley recorded his ninth career double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds Saturday afternoon, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program saw a potential game-tying shot from senior guard Kyle Odister fall short at the buzzer and dropped a 73-71 decision against Pacific at the Oregon-hosted Global Sports Hardwood Challenge inside Matthew Knight Arena.
November 30, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Meets No. 14/15 Oregon Sunday Night on National Television The Cal Poly men's basketball program faces its second top-15 ranked opponent of the 2013-14 season and closes action at the Global Sports Hardwood Challenge when squaring off against host and No. 14/15 Oregon on Sunday, Dec. 1. Tip time inside Matthew Knight Arena is set for 7 p.m. with action televised nationally on the Pac-12 Network.
November 29, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Blows Past North Dakota at Global Sports Hardwood Challenge Sophomore forward Brian Bennett scored a season-high 16 points and senior guard Jamal Johnson recorded a career-high 13 as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program used a dominating first-half run to slide past North Dakota 70-43 on Friday afternoon in the opening game of the Oregon-hosted Global Sports Hardwood Challenge at Matthew Knight Arena.
November 29, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly, Pacific Resume Series Saturday in Oregon The Cal Poly men's basketball program seeks its second successive win at the Oregon-hosted Global Sports Hardwood Challenge and third straight victory overall when squaring off against former Big West Conference foe Pacific on Saturday, Nov. 30.
November 26, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Head North to Face North Dakota, Pacific and No. 14 Oregon The Cal Poly men’s basketball program competes Thanksgiving Week at the Nov. 29-Dec. 1 Global Sports Hardwood Challenge, hosted by No. 14/15 Oregon inside Matthew Knight Arena.
November 23, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Runs Past Bethesda University in 78-39 Home Victory Sophomore wing David Nwaba recorded career highs for points (14) and rebounds (eight) and 12 different Cal Poly men’s basketball players scored on Saturday afternoon as the Mustangs earned their first victory of the 2013-14 season with a 78-39 triumph against Bethesda University inside the Mott Athletics Center.
November 22, 2013 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Max Betkowski 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 Max Betkowski, who redshirted last season, is the featured Mustang for Cal Poly’s Saturday, Nov. 23 matchup against Bethesda University.
November 21, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Hosts Bethesda University in Saturday 3 p.m. Matchup The Cal Poly men’s basketball program seeks its first victory of the 2013-14 season when hosting Bethesda University on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 3 p.m. inside the Mott Athletics Center.
November 20, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Falls at Fresno State, 63-46 Senior forward Chris Eversley scored a team-leading 14 points and grabbed a Mustang-best seven rebounds, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program endured three separate scoring droughts of six-plus minutes at Fresno State on Wednesday evening en route to dropping a 63-46 decision inside the Save Mart Center.
November 19, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Books another Game for 2013-14 Broadcast Schedule A year after making a program-record eight television appearances, the Mustang men’s basketball team is scheduled for a minimum of seven broadcasts this season following the Tuesday announcement that Cal Poly’s Thursday, Jan. 23 matchup at Cal State Fullerton has been picked up by ESPN3.
November 19, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits Fresno State Wednesday, Hosts Bethesda Saturday The Cal Poly men’s basketball program looks for back-to-back wins at Fresno State for the first time in program history when facing the Bulldogs inside the Save Mart Center on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. Cal Poly rounds off the week when hosting Bethesda University inside the Mott Athletics Center on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 3 p.m.
November 15, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Signs Abrams to Letter of Intent, Awards Silvestri Scholarship The Cal Poly men’s basketball program solidified its post presence Friday morning with the confirmation that Aleks Abrams, a 6-8, 225-pound power forward from Oaks Christian HS has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Mustangs in anticipation of joining the program for the 2014-15 season. Additionally, the program confirmed that junior forward Anthony Silvestri has been award a full scholarship for his 2014-15 senior season.
November 14, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustangs to Honor 1985-86 NCAA Tournament Squad for Alumni Weekend In continued celebration of its 10-decade program history, the Cal Poly men’s basketball team will honor the 1985-86 Mustang squad during its annual alumni weekend Dec. 6-7, 2013.
November 12, 2013 | Men's Basketball Nevada Rallies to Beat Cal Poly, 60-58, in Home Opener for Mustangs Deonte Burton’s conventional three-point play with 6.6 seconds to play lifted Nevada to a 60-58 victory over Cal Poly in a non-conference men’s basketball game Tuesday night in the Mott Athletics Center.
November 11, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Hosts Nevada on Tuesday Evening in 2013-14 Home Opener Owners of one of the nation’s more enviable home-court advantages, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program opens its 13-game slate inside the Mott Athletics Center when hosting Nevada on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m.
November 8, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Outdistanced by No. 5 Arizona in Season Opener, 73-62 Senior guard Kyle Odister hit a career-best seven three-pointers to finish with a game-high 21 points and lead three Mustangs in double-digit scoring figures, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball team – despite trailing by three at halftime – allowed a 61.1 percent second-half shooting mark to the Wildcats and dropped a 73-62 season-opening decision inside the McKale Center on Friday evening.
November 7, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Opens 2013-14 Season on National Television at No. 5/6 Arizona The Cal Poly men’s basketball program opens its 20th season of Division I action against the highest ranked opponent in program history as the Mustangs visit No. 5/6 Arizona for a nationally-televised Pac-12 Network showdown on Friday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. PT (8 p.m. MT) inside the McKale Center.
November 7, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly to Debut New Road Jerseys Friday at No. 5 Arizona The Cal Poly men’s basketball program will deploy a fresh look for road games this year beginning with Friday’s nationally-televised season opener at No. 5 Arizona: black away jerseys, a uniform color the Mustangs will sport for the first time in seven years.
October 30, 2013 | Men's Basketball Eversley Selected as Finalist for 2013-14 Senior CLASS Award Already a member of the Preseason All-Big West Team, Cal Poly men’s basketball senior Chris Eversley earned another honor Wednesday morning as the forward was named one of 30 candidates for the Senior CLASS Award.
October 24, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Picked Third in Big West Poll; Eversley Honored The Cal Poly men’s basketball program, which returns three starters from last year’s squad that won 18 games and set a program record for Big West victories (12), was selected for a third-place finish this season in the conference preseason media poll following the Thursday release of voting results.
October 12, 2013 | Men's Basketball Nwaba, Gordon Help Lift Green Past Gold in Intrasquad Exhibition Sophomore Dave Nwaba scored a game-high 12 points in his Mustang men’s basketball debut and fellow forward Zach Gordon chipped in with 11 as the Green squad cruised past the Gold team 43-25 in the Cal Poly program’s annual intrasquad exhibition tuneup inside the Mott Athletics Center.
October 10, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustangs to Host Green and Gold Exhibition and Dunk Contest Saturday Cal Poly men’s basketball fans will receive their first competitive look at the 2013-14 Mustang program when the team hosts its annual Green and Gold intrasquad exhibition matchup and dunk contest on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 4 p.m. inside Mott Gym.
October 9, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Releases 2013-14 Television Schedule One year after making a program-record eight television appearances, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program is scheduled for a minimum of six broadcasted contests during the 2013-14 regular season.
October 7, 2013 | Men's Basketball Bob Lowe Returns to Cal Poly as Director of Men’s Basketball Operations With the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s season opener at nationally-ranked Arizona just 32 days away, fifth-year head coach Joe Callero finalized his staff Monday with the announcement that former Mustang assistant coach Bob Lowe has rejoined the program as director of operations.
September 26, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Opens 2013-14 Season Friday Afternoon Solidified with a lineup that includes three returning starters and eight returning letterwinners, the Cal Poly men’s basketball team officially opens preparations for the upcoming season with its first fall practice on Friday, Sept. 27 at 1:30 p.m. inside the Mott Athletics Center.
September 4, 2013 | Men's Basketball Michael Bolden Accepts Scholarship with Men’s Basketball Program Fifth-year Cal Poly men’s basketball head coach Joe Callero fortified the Mustang lineup Wednesday morning with the announcement that 6-5 wing Michael Bolden has accepted a scholarship to join the program for the upcoming season. A transfer from Irvine Valley College, Bolden will enter Cal Poly’s lineup as a junior.
September 1, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Summer Journal Series: A Year Wiser Sophomore forward Zach Gordon, who appeared in 31 of a possible 32 games during his first season on campus last year, checks in Sept. 1 with the latest entry from the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s summer journal series.
August 24, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Unveils “Prestigious” 2013-14 Schedule Labeling it the “most prestigious and geographically-challenging schedule that we’ve ever put together,” fifth-year Cal Poly men’s basketball head coach Joe Callero and the Mustang Athletics Department unveiled the program’s 2013-14 regular season schedule on Saturday morning.
August 21, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Summer Journal Series: Road to Recovery Sophomore guard Reese Morgan, who started 10 of 32 games last year, averaged 5.9 points per contest and set a program single season record with a 90.0 (54-for-60) percent free throw mark, checks in Aug. 21 with the latest entry from the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s summer journal series.
August 15, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Basketball Summer Journal Series: Take it to the Next Level Sophomore forward Joel Awich, who started five times and appeared in 24 games as a redshirt freshman last season, checks in Aug. 15 with the latest entry from the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s summer journal series.
August 14, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mitch Reaves Promoted to Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach Fifth-year Cal Poly men’s basketball head coach Joe Callero rounded off his staff for the 2013-14 season with the Wednesday morning announcement by the Mustang Athletics Department that former program director of operations Mitch Reaves has been promoted to assistant coach.
August 6, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Basketball Summer Journal Series: The Benefits of Downtime Sophomore forward Brian Bennett, who started all 32 games during his first season on campus last year and finished 63rd among NCAA Division I players with a 52.4 percent field goal mark, checks in Aug. 6 with the latest entry from the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s summer journal series.
July 31, 2013 | Men's Basketball Freeman Accepts Head Coaching Title at Washington’s Peninsula College Following a four-year run as an assistant coach with the Mustang men’s basketball team, it was jointly announced on Wednesday afternoon by the Cal Poly and Peninsula (Wash.) College Athletics Departments that Mitch Freeman has departed the central coast and accepted the head coaching position with the Pirates.
July 29, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Basketball Summer Journal Series: Contributing at a Higher Level Junior forward Anthony Silvestri, who appeared in 11 games during his first season as a Mustang last year, checks in July 28 with the latest entry from the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s summer journal series.
July 23, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Summer Journal Series: Summer, Minus Hoops Junior guard Maliik Love, who redshirted last year after suffering a preseason injury, checks in July 23 with the latest entry from the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s summer journal series.
July 23, 2013 | Men's Basketball Back by Popular Demand: Second Coach Callero Camp Set for Aug. 12-15 Following a successful session earlier this summer, a second edition of the Coach Callero Basketball Camps series has been scheduled for Aug. 12-15 at San Luis Obispo HS.
July 13, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Summer Journal Series: Leaving a Legacy Senior guard Kyle Odister, who finished fourth among Mustangs last season with 6.5 points per game, checks in July 13 with the third entry from the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s summer journal series.
July 8, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Summer Journal Series: Ready to Lead Senior guard Jamal Johnson, who led the Big West Conference and finished 11th among NCAA Division I players last season with a 2.75-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio, checks in July 8 with the second entry from the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s summer journal series.
July 3, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Summer Journal Series: It all Starts Here Senior forward Chris Eversley, an All-Big West first team selection last season after finishing sixth among conference players with 7.0 rebounds per game and ninth with 15.4 points per contest, checks in July 3 with the first entry from the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s summer journal series.
June 25, 2013 | Men's Basketball Paul Fortier Introduced as Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Associate Head Coach Fifth-year Cal Poly men’s basketball head coach Joe Callero finalized his staff for the 2013-14 season with the Tuesday announcement by the Mustang Athletics Department that Paul Fortier, former assistant coach with the University of Washington, has joined the program as associate head coach.
June 14, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Program Announces 2012-13 Team Awards The Cal Poly men’s basketball program capped its historic 2012-13 season on Friday evening with the unveiling inside the university’s Performing Arts Center of the program’s annual list of award winners and honorees.
June 10, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Season Banquet Scheduled for Friday Evening The Cal Poly men’s basketball team will commemorate its historic 2012-13 season at the program’s annual season-celebrating banquet to be held on Friday, June 14 from 7-9 p.m. inside the university’s Performing Arts Center.
May 13, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Add Two, Announce Roster Transactions for 2013-14 Season Fourth-year Cal Poly men’s basketball head coach Joe Callero fortified an already deep incoming backcourt with the Monday announcement that 6-4 wing David Nwaba (Los Angeles, Calif.; Santa Monica Junior College) and 6-0 guard Andy Rowley (San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Mission College Preparatory) will be joining the Mustang program for the 2013-14 season.
April 8, 2013 | Men's Basketball Callero Thanks Mustang Fans for Support during Historic 2012-13 Season Fourth-year Cal Poly men's basketball head coach Joe Callero took a break while attending the Final Four to thank Mustang fans for their support during the 2012-13 season.
March 20, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Eliminated from CollegeInsider.com Tournament by Weber State Senior guard Dylan Royer finished with a team-leading eight points during his final game as a Mustang, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program – playing its first postseason game in 19 Division I seasons – was eliminated from the CollegeInsider.com Tournament by Weber State 85-43 during round of 32 action on Wednesday evening inside the Dee Events Center.
March 19, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Makes Postseason Debut Wednesday at Weber State The Cal Poly men’s basketball team contests the first postseason game during the program’s 19-year Division I tenure when visiting Weber State on Wednesday, March 20 in the opening round of the 32-team CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. Tip time inside the Dee Events Center is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. PT.
March 17, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Visit Weber State Wednesday in CollegeInsider.com Tournament The Cal Poly men’s basketball team will contest the first postseason game in its 19-year Division I tenure following the Sunday afternoon announcement that the program has accepted an invitation to the 32-team CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. Cal Poly will visit Weber State for an opening-round matchup on Wednesday, March 20. Tip time inside the Dee Events Center will be made available shortly.
March 15, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Eliminated from Big West Tournament, 55-53 Junior forward Chris Eversley scored a team-leading 12 points Thursday evening, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program was eliminated from the Big West Conference Tournament at the semifinal stage for the second successive season after falling against No. 2 Pacific on a last-second shot inside the Honda Center on Friday evening, 55-53.
March 14, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Advance to Big West Tournament Semifinals with 64-41 Triumph Senior guard Dylan Royer scored a game-high 17 points as the third-seeded Cal Poly men’s basketball program strolled into the semifinal round of the 2013 Big West Conference Tournament with a 64-41 triumph against No. 6 UC Davis inside the Honda Center on Thursday afternoon.
March 14, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly, Pacific Clash Friday Evening in Big West Tournament Semifinals In to the semifinal round of the Big West Conference Tournament for the second successive season, the third-seeded Cal Poly men’s basketball program looks to return to the championship game for the first time in six years when squaring off against No. 2 Pacific on Friday, March 15. Tip time inside the Honda Center is scheduled for 9 p.m. with the matchup airing live on ESPNU.
March 13, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Open Big West Tournament Action Thursday versus UC Davis Chasing the first NCAA Division I Tournament appearance in school history, the third-seeded Cal Poly men’s basketball program opens play at the 38th Big West Conference Tournament against No. 6 UC Davis on Thursday, March 14. Tip time inside the Honda Center in Anaheim is scheduled for 2:30 p.m.
March 11, 2013 | Men's Basketball Eversley, Royer Earn All-Big West Conference Honors After ranking sixth among Big West players in both points and rebounds per game and helping the Cal Poly men’s basketball program to its finest regular season showing in 19 years at the Division I level, Mustang junior forward Chris Eversley earned all-conference first team honors on Monday morning. Joining Eversley was senior guard Dylan Royer, who earned All-Big West honorable mention praise.
March 9, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Seal No. 3 Seed for Big West Tournament with 62-60 Win Senior guard Chris O’Brien and junior forward Chris Eversley both finished with a team-leading 14 points Saturday evening as the Cal Poly men’s basketball team closed the 2012-13 regular season and its greatest year inside the Mott Athletics Center with a 62-60 triumph against Cal State Fullerton.
March 7, 2013 | Men's Basketball Dramatic Comeback Sends Cal Poly Past UC Riverside, 68-62 Senior forward Chris Eversley scored a game-high 19 points and freshman guard Reese Morgan added 16 off the bench as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program overturned a 17-point deficit against UC Riverside to post a 68-62 triumph inside the Mott Athletics Center on Thursday evening.
March 6, 2013 | Men's Basketball Big West Tournament Seeding on Line During Regular Season Finales Chasing the program’s lengthiest winning streak in two years, the Cal Poly men’s basketball team jockeys for Big West Conference Tournament seeding when wrapping up the 2012-13 regular season against UC Riverside on Thursday, March 7 and Cal State Fullerton on Saturday, March 9. Both games tip at 7 p.m. inside the Mott Athletics Center for Cal Poly (15-12, 10-6), which looks to extend a winning streak to four games for the first time since winning six straight from Jan. 26 to Feb. 16, 2011.
March 4, 2013 | Men's Basketball Scoring Prowess Earns Eversley Second Player of the Week Honor After twice leading the Cal Poly men’s basketball program in scoring during road victories at Cal State Northridge (Feb. 28) and Hawai’i (March 2), Mustang junior forward Chris Eversley was named Big West Conference Player of the Week on Monday.
March 2, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Team Outlasts Hawai’i, 64-61 Junior forward Chris Eversley scored a game-leading 25 points as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program utilized a late second-half run to outdistance Hawai’i inside the Stan Sheriff Center on Saturday evening, 64-61.
March 1, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Hit Hawai’i for Final Regular Season Road Matchup The Cal Poly men's basketball program contests its final regular season road game of the year when squaring off against Hawai'i on Saturday, March 2. Tip time inside the Stan Sheriff Center is set for 9:30 p.m. PT (7:30 p.m. HST).
February 28, 2013 | Men's Basketball Royer Helps Mustangs to Record Win at Cal State Northridge Senior guard Dylan Royer matched career highs for three-pointers (seven) and points (23) and the Cal Poly men’s basketball team shot a program-record 80.0 percent from three-point range on Thursday evening in producing an 81-61 triumph against Cal State Northridge inside the Matadome.
February 27, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits Cal State Northridge, Hawai’i on Final Road Trip The Cal Poly men’s basketball program embarks on its final road trip of the regular season when visiting Cal State Northridge on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. and Hawai’i on Saturday, March 2 at 9:30 p.m. PT. After topping Loyola Marymount 63-60 in a Feb. 20 BracketBuster matchup, Cal Poly (13-12, 8-6) returns to Big West action sitting fifth in the conference standings – a half-game behind both Hawai’i (16-11, 9-6) and UC Irvine (16-13, 9-6).
February 23, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Host Loyola Marymount Saturday in 2013 BracketBuster Matchup The Cal Poly men's basketball program looks to sustain its winning pedigree inside the Mott Athletics Center when hosting Loyola Marymount in a 7 p.m. Ramada Worldwide BracketBuster matchup on Saturday, Feb. 23.
February 23, 2013 | Men's Basketball Royer’s Game-Winning Three-Pointer Delivers Cal Poly 63-60 Triumph Senior guard Dylan Royer nailed a game-winning three-pointer with 0.7 seconds remaining to help lift the Cal Poly men’s basketball program to a 63-60 victory against Loyola Marymount in a Ramada Worldwide BracketBuster matchup inside the Mott Athletics Center on Saturday evening.
February 21, 2013 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Chris O'Brien 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 Chris O’Brien, who most recently scored a team-leading 13 points at Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 20) and has appeared in 23 of 24 games this year, is the featured Mustang for Cal Poly’s Saturday, Feb. 23 Ramada Worldwide BracketBuster matchup versus Loyola Marymount.
February 20, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Falters at Cal State Fullerton, 77-60 Senior guard Chris O’Brien recorded a team-leading 13 points and grabbed a career-high nine rebounds, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program – seeking its first four-game winning streak in two years – instead dropped a 77-60 decision against Cal State Fullerton inside Titan Gym on Wednesday evening.
February 19, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustangs visit Cal State Fullerton, Host Saturday BracketBuster Game The Cal Poly men’s basketball program faces Cal State Fullerton for the first time this season when visiting Titan Gym for a 7 p.m. matchup on Wednesday, Feb. 20. The Mustangs conclude the week when hosting Loyola Marymount on Saturday, Feb. 23 inside the Mott Athletics Center in a 7 p.m. Ramada Worldwide BracketBuster matchup.
February 18, 2013 | Men's Basketball Monday Evening’s ESPN 1280 Coaches Show Cancelled Due to unforeseen personnel issues, Cal Poly’s weekly Coaches Show – scheduled for Monday, Feb. 18 at the San Luis Obispo Applebee’s Restaurant – has been cancelled.
February 16, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Routs UC Santa Barbara in Blue-Green Rivalry Triumph The Cal Poly men’s basketball program never trailed and won its program-record 12th consecutive home game against Big West Conference opposition on Saturday night inside the Mott Athletics Center, defeating UC Santa Barbara 67-49 in a Blue-Green Rivalry matchup before a capacity crowd of 2,800.
February 15, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Renews Blue-Green Rivalry with UC Santa Barbara on Saturday Winners of a program-record 11 successive home games against Big West Conference opposition, Cal Poly completes a three-game home stand when renewing the Blue-Green rivalry against UC Santa Barbara inside the Mott Athletics Center on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m.
February 11, 2013 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Kyle Odister 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 Kyle Odister, averaging 7.1 points per game this season, was the featured Mustang during Cal Poly’s 68-53 victory against UC Davis on Feb. 9.
February 9, 2013 | Men's Basketball Royer’s Career-High 20 Points Leads Cal Poly Past UC Davis Senior guard Dylan Royer scored a career-high 20 points, matching another career high with six three-pointers, as Cal Poly extended its conference home winning streak to 11 games with a 68-53 Big West men’s basketball victory over UC Davis on Saturday night before a season-high crowd of 2,600 inside the Mott Athletics Center.
February 8, 2013 | 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, redshirting 2012-13 after suffering a preseason injury, was the featured Mustang for Cal Poly’s 67-62 victory against Pacific on Feb. 7.
February 8, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Look to Continue Winning Ways on Saturday versus UC Davis The Cal Poly men’s basketball program continues a three-game home stand and looks to square the season series against UC Davis when hosting the Aggies on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. inside the Mott Athletics Center. Winners of 10 successive home games against Big West opposition, Cal Poly (10-11, 6-5) ascended to fourth place in the Big West standings alongside UC Irvine (12-12, 6-5) with a 67-62 victory against Pacific on Thursday.
February 7, 2013 | Men's Basketball Eversley’s Seventh Double-Double Lifts Cal Poly Over Pacific, 67-62 Junior forward Chris Eversley’s seventh double-double of the season -- 21 points and 10 rebounds -- lifted Cal Poly to its 10th consecutive home conference victory, 67-62 over Pacific on Thursday night before 2,213 in the Mott Athletics Center.
February 6, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Open Three-Game Home Stand versus Pacific, UC Davis The Cal Poly men’s basketball program opens a three-game home stand and looks to avenge earlier road losses against Pacific and UC Davis when hosting the Tigers on Thursday, Feb. 7 and Aggies on Saturday, Feb. 9. Both games tip at 7 p.m. inside the Mott Athletics Center for Cal Poly (9-11, 5-5), which has won nine successive home games versus Big West Conference opposition.
February 4, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Draws Loyola Marymount for Feb. 23 BracketBuster Matchup The Cal Poly men’s basketball program will welcome a familiar foe to the Mott Athletics Center for its Saturday, Feb. 23 Ramada Worldwide BracketBuster matchup following the Monday afternoon announcement that the Mustangs drew West Coast Conference opponent Loyola Marymount in the annual series. Tip time is scheduled for 7 p.m.
February 2, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Bested at Long Beach State, 50-48 Junior guard Kyle Odister recorded a team-leading 11 points on Saturday afternoon, but during a matchup in which neither side led by more than five points for the final 23 minutes, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program found itself on the downside of a 50-48 decision versus Long Beach State inside Walter Pyramid.
February 1, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Returns to PRIME Time Saturday at Long Beach State The Cal Poly men’s basketball program concludes a two-game road trip when visiting Big West Conference-leading Long Beach State on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 4 p.m. The matchup inside Walter Pyramid will be televised live on Fox PRIME TICKET.
January 30, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Team Held at UC Irvine, 52-45 Junior forward Chris Eversley recorded a team-leading 15 points Wednesday evening inside the Bren Center, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball team registered its lowest scoring output during a 49-game span inside and dropped a 52-45 decision versus UC Irvine.
January 29, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Looks to Continue Big West Climb at UC Irvine, Long Beach State The Cal Poly men's basketball team looks to complete a pair of season series sweeps when visiting UC Irvine on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. and Big West Conference-leading Long Beach State on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 4 p.m. Saturday's showdown at Long Beach State will be televised live by Fox PRIME TICKET.
January 28, 2013 | Men's Basketball Eversley Scores Big West Conference Player of the Week Praise After averaging a double-double during the course of two games to help fuel the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s home victories against Hawai’i (Jan. 24) and Cal State Northridge (Jan. 26), Mustang junior forward Chris Eversley was named Big West Conference Player of the Week on Monday morning.
January 26, 2013 | Men's Basketball Eversley’s Sixth Double-Double Powers Cal Poly to 75-64 Victory Junior forward Chris Eversley’s sixth double-double of the season -- a career-high 30 points to go with 14 rebounds, one shy of his career high -- powered Cal Poly to its ninth consecutive home conference victory, 75-64 over Cal State Northridge on Saturday night before 2,464 in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 25, 2013 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Mustang Founding Fathers In continued celebration of a program that spans 10 decades, the Cal Poly men’s basketball team is again honoring players from previous years during its annual alumni relations weekend. Coinciding with Cal Poly’s Saturday, Jan. 26 home matchup versus Cal State Northridge, this season’s alumni relations weekend – titled Mustang Founding Fathers – will recognize players from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s.
January 25, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Look to Resume Home Dominance versus Cal State Northridge The Cal Poly men’s basketball program concludes a two-game home stand when hosting Cal State Northridge on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. inside the Mott Athletics Center. The Mustangs (8-9, 4-3), who snapped a three-game slide by routing Hawai’i on Thursday evening, 88-59, enter Saturday’s contest versus the Matadors (10-10, 1-7) having won eight successive decisions against Big West Conference opposition inside the Mott Athletics Center.
January 24, 2013 | Men's Basketball Early Spurt Powers Cal Poly Past Hawai’i, 88-59 After Hawai’i scored the first four points of the game, Cal Poly put together a 14-0 run in the next 3 1/2 minutes and coasted to an 88-59 victory over the Warriors in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game Thursday night before 2,122 in the Mott Athletics Center.
January 23, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Back Home to Host Hawai’i, Cal State Northridge The Cal Poly men’s basketball program contests a two-game home stand – the team’s only contests inside the Mott Athletics Center during a month-long span – when welcoming Hawai’i on Thursday, Jan. 24 and Cal State Northridge on Saturday, Jan. 26. Both matchups tip at 7 p.m. for Cal Poly (7-9, 3-3), which looks to stem a three-game slide after opening its Big West Conference campaign with three successive victories.
January 22, 2013 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Jamal Johnson 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 Jamal Johnson, currently ranked 25th among Division I players with a 2.68-to-1 assist to turnover ratio, is the featured Mustang for Cal Poly’s Jan. 24 home clash against Hawai’i.
January 19, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Falls in Double Overtime at UC Santa Barbara Freshman guard Reese Morgan scored a career-high 26 points – including hitting seven three-pointers – and junior forward Chris Eversley added 16 and a career-best 15 rebounds, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball team suffered an 83-81 double-overtime defeat against Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara on Saturday evening at The Thunderdome.
January 18, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly, UC Santa Barbara Ready to Clash on Fox PRIME TICKET The Cal Poly men’s basketball program renews its Blue-Green rivalry series with UC Santa Barbara when the Mustangs and Gauchos clash inside The Thunderdome on Saturday, Jan. 19 in a 4 p.m. matchup to be televised live on Fox PRIME TICKET.
January 15, 2013 | Men's Basketball PRIME Matchup: Mustangs add Feb. 2 Game to Television Schedule Cal Poly men’s basketball fans will be able to catch the Mustangs on Fox PRIME TICKET twice during a two-week span following a Tuesday afternoon announcement by the Big West Conference that the program’s Saturday, Feb. 2 matchup at Long Beach State will be carried live by the network at 4 p.m.
January 12, 2013 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Falls at Pacific, 77-55 Senior guard Drake U’u matched a career high with 13 points, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program – bidding to post the best start to a Big West Conference season in program history – instead trailed wire-to-wire at Pacific on Saturday evening and dropped a 77-55 decision inside the Spanos Center.
January 11, 2013 | Men's Basketball Big West-Leading Cal Poly Looks to Rebound Saturday at Pacific The conference-leading Cal Poly men’s basketball team can establish the program’s best start to any Big West campaign when visiting Pacific on Saturday, Jan. 12. Tip time inside the Spanos Center is 7 p.m. for Cal Poly (7-7, 3-1), which, despite suffering a last-second 69-67 loss at UC Davis on Thursday, still retained a share of first place atop the conference standings alongside Hawai'i (9-6, 3-1) and Long Beach State (7-8, 3-1).
January 10, 2013 | Men's Basketball Buzzer Beater Sinks Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Team, 69-67 Senior guard Dylan Royer scored a career-high 19 points, but UC Davis sophomore guard Corey Hawkins sank a jumper from the right wing on the buzz of the final horn to deliver the Aggies a 69-67 victory against the Cal Poly men’s basketball team on Thursday evening inside The Pavilion.
January 9, 2013 | Men's Basketball Big West Conference-Leading Cal Poly Heads to UC Davis, Pacific Off to its best Big West Conference start in 16 seasons, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program looks to stay atop the conference standings when visiting UC Davis on Thursday, Jan. 10 and Pacific on Saturday, Jan. 12. Both games tip at 7 p.m. for Cal Poly (7-6, 3-0), which remained undefeated after three Big West games for the first time since the 1996-97 season following home victories against Long Beach State (79-73, Jan. 3) and UC Irvine (72-67, Jan. 5).
January 8, 2013 | Men's Basketball Annual Mustang Men’s Basketball Alumni Weekend Set for Jan. 25-26 In continued celebration of a program that spans 10 decades, the Cal Poly men’s basketball team will again honor players from previous years during the 2012-13 season. Scheduled for Jan. 25-26, 2013 and coinciding with Cal Poly’s home matchup against Cal State Northridge, this season’s alumni relations weekend – titled Mustang Founding Fathers – will recognize players from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s.
January 5, 2013 | Men's Basketball Second-Half Rally Lifts Cal Poly Over UC Irvine, 72-67 Junior forward Chris Eversley scored 24 points and made two free throws with 14.8 seconds remaining to clinch Cal Poly’s 72-67 victory over UC Irvine in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game Saturday night before 2,125 in Mott Gym.
January 4, 2013 | 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. Freshman guard Reese Morgan, who scored a career-high 16 points to help spur a 79-73 victory against Long Beach State on Thursday, is the featured Mustang for Cal Poly’s Jan. 5 home contest against UC Irvine.
January 4, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Looks to Maintain Big West Perfection Saturday versus UC Irvine The Cal Poly men’s basketball program looks for its first 3-0 start in Big West Conference play for the first time in 16 years when hosting UC Irvine on Saturday, Jan. 5. Tip time inside Mott Gym is 7 p.m. for Cal Poly (6-6, 2-0), which moved a step closer to matching the program’s best start to any Big West campaign after toppling defending conference champion Long Beach State 79-73 on Thursday evening.
January 3, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Defeats Long Beach State 79-73, Moves to 2-0 in Big West Games Senior guard Dylan Royer led a group of six Mustangs scoring nine or more points, tallying 17 as Cal Poly defeated Long Beach State 79-73 in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game Thursday night in Mott Gym.
January 2, 2013 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Hosts Long Beach State, UC Irvine to Open New Year The Cal Poly men’s basketball program opens the home portion of its Big West Conference slate when hosting defending champion Long Beach State on Thursday, Jan. 3 and UC Irvine on Saturday, Jan. 5 inside Mott Gym. Both matchups tip at 7 p.m. for Cal Poly (5-6, 1-0), which finished 6-2 against Big West opposition inside Mott Gym last season.
January 2, 2013 | 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. Freshman forward Joel Awich, who has made six appearances during his first season, is the featured Mustang for Cal Poly’s Jan. 3 Big West Conference home opener against Long Beach State.
December 29, 2012 | Men's Basketball Second-Half Comeback Delivers Cal Poly 58-48 Big West-Opening Win Junior guard Kyle Odister matched a career high with four three-pointers to finish with a game-leading 14 points Saturday afternoon as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program erased an 11-point deficit early in the second half to open Big West Conference play with a 58-48 victory against UC Riverside inside the Student Recreation Center.
December 28, 2012 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Visit UC Riverside for Saturday Afternoon Big West Opener The Cal Poly men’s basketball program opens its 17th season of Big West Conference action and closes the 2012 calendar year when visiting UC Riverside on Saturday, Dec. 29 at 1 p.m.
December 20, 2012 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Drops 75-62 Decision at Washington Junior forward Chris Eversley scored a game-high 23 points on Thursday night at Washington, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program yielded a 51.1 percent field goal mark to the Huskies and, trailing from the opening tip, the Mustangs fell 75-62 inside Alaska Airlines Arena.
December 19, 2012 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Visits Washington Thursday in Nationally-Televised Matchup The Cal Poly men’s basketball program completes preparations for its 17th season of Big West Conference action when facing Washington in a nationally-televised Pac-12 Network matchup on Thursday, Dec. 20. Tip time inside Alaska Airlines Arena is set for 6 p.m.
December 17, 2012 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Drops 72-64 Decision at Santa Clara Junior forward Chris Eversley recorded his fourth double-double of the season with 22 points and 10 rebounds on Monday evening, but a surge midway through the second half by Santa Clara lifted the Broncos to a 72-64 victory against the Cal Poly men’s basketball at the Leavey Center.
December 16, 2012 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Cap Big West Preparations at Santa Clara, Washington The Cal Poly men’s basketball program completes preparations for its 17th season of Big West Conference action when visiting Santa Clara on Monday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. and Washington for a nationally-televised Pac-12 Network matchup on Thursday, Dec. 20 at 6 p.m.
December 14, 2012 | Men's Basketball Double-Double by Eversley Lifts Cal Poly Over Eastern New Mexico, 60-57 Junior forward Chris Eversley’s third double-double of the season and fifth of his career -- 14 points and 12 rebounds -- lifted the Cal Poly men’s basketball team to a 60-57 victory over NCAA Division II Eastern New Mexico in a non-conference game Friday night in Mott Gym.
December 13, 2012 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Host Eastern New Mexico to Close 2012 Home Schedule The Cal Poly men’s basketball team completes the home portion of its pre-Big West Conference slate when hosting Division II Eastern New Mexico inside Mott Gym on Friday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. Winners of seven of its previous eight home contests, Cal Poly (3-4) enters Friday’s matchup leading all 345 NCAA Division I programs in fewest turnovers committed per game (8.6) while ranking fourth nationally in assist-to-turnover (1.70-to-1) ratio.
December 12, 2012 | Men's Basketball Program Profile: Brian Bennett Cal Poly men’s basketball players write an original essay for each game-day program on which they’re featured on the cover. Freshman forward Brian Bennett, ranked 37th among approximately 4,485 Division I players with a Big West Conference-leading 57.6 percent field goal mark, is the featured Mustang for Cal Poly’s Dec. 14 matchup versus Eastern New Mexico.
December 11, 2012 | Men's Basketball Nevada Fires Past Cal Poly Men’s Basketball, 69-56 Senior guard Dylan Royer scored a team-leading 13 points and freshman forward Brian Bennett added 10, but Nevada sank eight first-half three-pointers on Tuesday evening at the Lawlor Events Center as the Cal Poly men’s basketball program, despite a late rally, dropped a 69-56 decision against the Wolf Pack.
December 10, 2012 | Men's Basketball Mustangs Take Multiple National Rankings into Tuesday Game at Nevada The Cal Poly men’s basketball program visits Nevada for the first time in 14 seasons as the Mustangs (3-3) square off against the Wolf Pack (5-4) inside the Lawlor Events Center at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11.
December 8, 2012 | Men's Basketball Hot-Shooting Cal Poly Defeats Menlo College 89-43 Junior forward Chris Eversley and senior guard Dylan Royer each scored 15 points, leading a quartet of double-digit Cal Poly scorers as the hot-shooting Mustangs breezed past Menlo College 89-43 in a non-conference men’s basketball game Saturday night in Mott Gym.
December 7, 2012 | Men's Basketball Mustang Hoops Home to Host Menlo College before Heading to Nevada The Cal Poly men’s basketball program returns to Mott Gym to host Menlo College on Saturday, Dec. 8 before visiting Nevada on Tuesday, Dec. 11. Both matchups tip at 7 p.m. for Cal Poly (2-3), which enters play this week ranked first among 345 NCAA Division I programs in fewest turnovers committed per game (8.6) and fifth nationally in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.58-to-1).
December 1, 2012 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Men’s Basketball Falls at Saint Mary’s, 86-68 Junior forward Chris Eversley scored a career-high 25 points and freshman forward Brian Bennett added 10, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program allowed its highest opponent field goal percentage in 97 games on Saturday evening and dropped a 86-68 decision against Saint Mary’s inside McKeon Pavilion.
November 30, 2012 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Back in Action Saturday at Saint Mary’s On the heels of Sunday’s 70-68 come-from-behind victory at No. 11 UCLA, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program visits Saint Mary’s on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. inside McKeon Pavilion.
November 28, 2012 | Men's Basketball Annual Mustang Men’s Basketball Alumni Weekend Set for Jan. 25-26 Set to honor the contributions of Mustang men’s basketball players from the 1940s and 1950s and with a special recognition for the program’s oldest living former player, the Cal Poly squad’s annual alumni weekend is scheduled for Jan. 25-26.
November 26, 2012 | Men's Basketball Royer Shoots Way to Big West Player of the Week Acclaim After hitting a collegiate-best six three-pointers and matching a career high with 18 points during the Cal Poly men’s basketball program’s 70-68 upset of then-No. 11 UCLA on Nov. 25, Mustang senior guard Dylan Royer was named Big West Conference Player of the Week on Monday morning.
November 25, 2012 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men's Basketball Stuns No. 11 UCLA, 70-68 Senior guard Dylan Royer (right) sank a career-high six three-pointers to finish with 18 points and freshman forward Brian Bennett added a career-high 16 points as the Cal Poly men's basketball team overcame an 18-point second-half deficit to upset 11th-ranked UCLA on Sunday evening inside New Pauley Pavilion, 70-68.
November 24, 2012 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Visits No. 11 UCLA for Sunday Showdown The Cal Poly men’s basketball program visits UCLA for just the second time in 58 seasons as the Mustangs and 11th-ranked Bruins clash inside New Pauley Pavilion on Sunday, Nov. 25 in a 7 p.m. matchup that will be televised nationally on the Pac-12 Network.
November 19, 2012 | Men's Basketball Late First-Half Surge Decisive for Fresno State in 76-67 Victory Forward Kevin Foster scored 28 points and guard Kevin Olekaibe added 20 to lead Fresno State to a 76-67 victory over Cal Poly in a non-conference men’s basketball game Monday night before 2,277 in Mott Gym.
November 18, 2012 | Men's Basketball Mustang Men’s Basketball Hosts Fresno State in Big Monday Matchup The Cal Poly men’s basketball program seeks its first home victory against central California rival Fresno State in 42 seasons when the Mustangs conclude a two-game home stand with a 7 p.m. showdown versus the Bulldogs on Monday, Nov. 19 inside Mott Gym. Billed as Big Monday, the first 100 students through the Mott Gym turnstiles will receive limited edition Cal Poly men’s basketball t-shirts.
November 15, 2012 | Men's Basketball Cal Poly Evens Record With 64-53 Victory Over Northern Colorado Junior forward Chris Eversley produced his first double-double of the season -- 21 points and 13 rebounds -- to lead Cal Poly to a 64-53 victory over Northern Colorado in a non-conference men’s basketball game Thursday night in Mott Gym.