Cal Poly used 19 points from Chris Eversley and 17 from David Nwaba to hold off Texas Southern on Wednesday.
Ridge Shipley rolled off a block and caught the ball with the game on the line. His team trailed with seconds melting off the clock like a Salvador Dali painting.
Cal Poly men’s basketball will play Texas Southern in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Wednesday.
Cal Poly has advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history. Chris Eversley was the tournament MVP and had 18 points in the championship match.
For the first time in school history, the Cal Poly men’s basketball team is headed to the NCAA Tournament.
The Cal Poly men’s basketball team is one win away from the NCAA Tournament following victories over UC Santa Barbara and UC Irvine.
The women’s basketball team tips off against Cal State Northridge at 1 p.m. on Fox PrimeTicket while the men take on the Matadors at 7:30 on ESPN2.