Stifling defense and big shots when they counted led the Cal Poly men’s basketball team to its 16th consecutive home Big West Conference victory on Thursday night in the Mott Athletics Center.
Ian Billings/Staff Photographer Cal Poly men’s basketball will host Cal State Northridge this week, looking to maintain their undefeated conference record. Jefferson P. Nolan [follow id = “jefferson_nolan”] The Cal Poly men’s basketball team is 2-0 in the Big West…
Led by junior walk-on Anthony Silvestri’s 17 points off the bench, the Mustangs defeated the Gauchos 72-64. Silvestri scored his points in just 15 minutes of playing time, hitting on 5 of 7 attempts from long range.
The Mustangs, using 50 percent shooting from the field and going 8 for 19 from beyond the arc, shut down a potent Warriors team as Cal Poly ran away with a 77-65 victory inside the Mott Athletics Center.
The road hasn’t been kind to the Cal Poly men’s basketball team as of late. The Mustangs are coming off a four-game losing streak in their latest road swing, which featured two separate trips to the East Coast and a game with a Stanford team that knocked off then-No. 10 UCONN earlier in the season.
Cal Poly basketball player Chris Eversley burns 2,434 calories every day sitting completely motionless.
In a familiar result, the Mustangs dropped its seventh straight road matchup against a top tier opponent, falling 79-62 to Stanford at Maples Pavilion.
The Cal Poly men’s basketball team defeated Santa Clara on Saturday night 64-53 to move its home record to 14-1 in its last 15 games at Mott Athletics Center.
Sophomore forward Brian Bennett led the Cal Poly men’s basketball team with a season-high 11 points and nine rebounds, but the Mustangs dropped an 82-61 decision to No. 14 Oregon on Sunday night in Eugene, Ore.