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.