Junior forward Josh Martin produced his sixth career double-double with a career high 24 points and 11 rebounds, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program – after trimming a 20-point, second-half deficit to as few as seven – dropped an 80-73 decision to UC Irvine Thursday evening inside the Bren Center.
The Cal Poly men’s basketball program closes a three-game road trip with a pair of ESPN3-broadcasted matchups at UC Irvine on Thursday, Jan. 18 and at CSUN on Saturday, Jan. 20. Tip times are 7 p.m. on Thursday and 4 p.m. on Saturday for Cal Poly (6-11, 1-2), which enters the week tied for sixth place in the Big West Conference standings, but trailing second-place Hawai’i (12-5, 3-1) by just one-and-a-half games.
Senior guard Victor Joseph chalked up his 16th double-digit scoring game in 17 outings this season with a team leading 11 points, but the Cal Poly men’s basketball program never led against Hawai’i Wednesday evening inside the Stan Sheriff Center and dropped a 57-45 decision to the Rainbow Warriors.
The Cal Poly men’s basketball program plays its first Big West Conference road game of the season when visiting Hawai’i in a Wednesday, Jan. 10 matchup. Tip time inside the 10,300-seat Stan Sheriff Center on O’ahu is 9 p.m. PT (7 p.m. HT).
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 Aleks Abrams is the featured Mustang for the program’s Saturday, Jan. 6 matchup versus Cal State Fullerton. Game time is 7 p.m. inside Mott Athletics Center.
Kyle Allman scored 30 points, including eight on a layup and six free throws in overtime, as Cal State Fullerton, which let a 12-point second-half lead slip away, earned a 101-97 victory over Cal Poly in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game Saturday night before 2,513 inside Mott Athletics Center.
Two days after overturning a 21-point deficit to claim an 80-79, Big West-opening victory against UC Santa Barbara, the Cal Poly men’s basketball program closes the opening week of conference action when hosting Cal State Fullerton on Saturday, Jan. 6. Tip time inside Mott Athletics Center is 7 p.m.
Senior forward Luke Meikle’s three free throws with 0.3 seconds remaining lifted Cal Poly, which trailed by 21 points three times in the first half, to an 80-79 victory over Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara in a Big West Conference men’s basketball opener Thursday night before 2,631 inside Mott Athletics Center.
Head coach Joe Callero, junior forward Luke Meikle and junior guard Donovan Fields address the media following the Cal Poly men's basketball program's 80-79 home victory versus UC Santa Barbara (Jan. 4, 2018).
Forward Josh Martin’s fifth career double-double — 11 rebounds and 10 points — helped Cal Poly close out the non-conference portion of its 2017-18 men’s basketball season with a 73-40 victory over Notre Dame de Namur on Saturday night inside Mott Athletics Center.
The Cal Poly men’s basketball program closes the 2017 calendar year, caps its 14-game, non-conference schedule and completes preparations for its Jan. 4 Big West Conference opener when hosting Division II Notre Dame de Namur inside Mott Athletics Center on Saturday, Dec. 30. Tip time is 7 p.m.
Junior forward Kuba Niziol led the Cal Poly men’s basketball program with a career high 16 points Thursday evening, but an 18-4, second-half run from UTA helped the host Mavericks outdistance the Mustangs inside College Park Center, 77-56.
Cal Poly men’s basketball senior guard Victor Joseph and junior forward Kuba Niziol each scored a game high 12 points, but SMU knocked down 15 three-pointers Tuesday evening as the visiting Mustangs fell inside Moody Coliseum, 84-64.
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 Marcellus Garrick is the featured Mustang for the program’s Saturday, Dec. 16 matchup versus Princeton. Game time is 7 p.m. inside Mott Athletics Center.
Myles Stephens led a balanced Princeton scoring attack with 16 points as the visiting Tigers made 16 of 24 three-point shots en route to an 80-60 victory over Cal Poly in a non-conference men’s basketball game Saturday night inside Mott Athletics Center.