Sports Information Report
The Mustangs tip off the regular season at Mott Gym Friday against UC San Diego at 7 p.m. Cal Poly has already defeated two opponents in exhibition games.
In its last game, Cal Poly went on a 19-2 run midway through its exhibition game against Cal Baptist last Tuesday, turning a 27-19 deficit into a 38-29 advantage and went on to a 74-53 men’s basketball victory in Mott Gym.
The Mustangs trailed 29-28 at halftime but scored the first 10 points of the second half and pulled away for their second exhibition win. Cal Poly beat Cal Maritime 79-36 last week.
Gabe Stephenson and Chaz Thomas each scored 11 points and Travis Busch added 10 for Cal Poly. Derek Stockalper scored nine points and Dawin Whiten had eight, almost duplicating the Mustangs’ performance against Cal Maritime in which five Mustangs scored in double figures.