banner

College Basketball

more stats

Long Beach State (5-12) at Cal Poly (7-9)



The Sports Network

DATE & TIME: Saturday, January 18, 10 p.m. (ET)

FACTS & STATS: Site: Robert A. Mott Gym (3,032) -- San Luis Obispo, California. Television: None. Home Record: Long Beach State 4-3, Cal Poly 5-1. Away Record: Long Beach State 1-6, Cal Poly 1-7. Neutral Record: Long Beach State 0-3, Cal Poly 1-1. Conference Record: Long Beach State 1-2, Cal Poly 3-0. Series Record: Long Beach State leads, 39-29.

GAME NOTES: The Cal Poly Mustangs look to extend a three-game win streak when they host the Long Beach State 49ers in Big West Conference action at Mott Gymnasium.

Long Beach State has struggled this season to a 5-12 record, losing three of its last four contests. The 49ers are coming off a 64-51 defeat at the hands of UC Santa Barbara Thursday.

Cal Poly hasn't exactly shined this season either, at times going on three- game and four-game losing streaks. At the present time, the Mustangs have won three in a row, including a 62-52 victory over Cal State Northridge. They'll try to make it four, and a perfect 4-0 in conference play, when they host LBSU.

Long Beach State has a 39-29 all-time series advantage against Cal Poly. There two programs will meet again this season on Feb. 15 at Long Beach State.

UC Santa Barbara shot 50.9 percent from the floor in Thursday's win over Long Beach State, 64-51. The 49ers only trailed UCSB, 26-24, going into the half. But Santa Barbara hit 56.7 percent of its shots from the floor in the second frame, downing LBSU. Mike Caffey was the only 49ers player to net double-digit points on Thursday, scoring 21 on 9-of-20 shooting. Caffey added four rebounds, four assists and three steals. LBSU shot a dismal 29.9 percent from the floor in the contest.

Tyler Lamb, who scored just five points against UCSB Thursday, leads the 49ers this season in scoring, averaging 16.4 ppg in just seven games played. Caffey is right behind him with 16.3 ppg and a team-best 73 assists and 28 steals. Dan Jennings leads the 49ers in rebounding at 7.4 rpg with an impressive 20 blocked shots. LBSU averages 66.4 ppg, and allows 72.2 ppg to opponents.

Cal Poly won its 16th consecutive home Big West Conference matchup Thursday against Cal State Northridge, improving to a perfect 3-0 in conference play this season. Dave Nwaba paced the Mustangs with 16 points, adding five rebounds to his stat total. Nwaba hit 10-of-14 attempts from the free-throw line in the contest. Kyle Odister chipped in 14 points, shooting a perfect 4- of-4 from 3-point range.

Chris Eversley, who had nine points Thursday night, still leads the team in scoring this season with 13.8 ppg on 42.3 percent shooting from the floor. Eversley also paces the Mustangs with 7.1 rpg, and is third on the team in assists with 30 total this year. Nwaba nets 12.3 ppg, good for second on the team, with a Cal Poly-high 21 steals. The Mustangs average just 65.9 ppg, but allow only 64.3 ppg to opponents.

Cal Poly has the secret to winning home conference games, and it doesn't plan on sharing that secret anytime soon. The Mustangs have the pieces defensively to rise above Long Beach State in this one.

Sports Network Predicted Outcome: Cal Poly 69, Long Beach State 60

01/18 10:17:54 ET

Other Stories

  • ACC: North Carolina at Virginia

    Today at 12:25 pm on WRAL-TV

  • World Series: Kansas City at San Francisco

    Tonight at 7:30 on FOX50

  • NFL: Seattle at Carolina

    Tomorrow at 1:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: Indianapolis at Pittsburgh

    Tomorrow at 4:25 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Logan Zone with Steve Logan

    Today at 10:00 am on 99.9 The Fan

  • Big Ten: Michigan at Michigan State

    Today at 3:30 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • World Series: Kansas City at San Francisco

    Tonight at 7:00 on 99.9 The Fan

  • NFL: Carolina Panthers vs. Seattle Seahawks

    Tomorrow at 1:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

Scoreboard
Local
Final
EDM 6
CAR 3
12:30pm Today
UVA
UNC
2:00pm Today
NCCU
SAVST
 
Final
SFG 2
KAN 3
8:07pm Tonight
SFG
KAN
 
Final
ORL 92
DAL 117
Final
TOR 83
NYK 80
Final
MEM 98
MIA 104
Final
CHI 112
MIN 113
Final
HOU 96
SAN 87
Final
UTA 100
PHO 105
Final
LAL 92
SAC 93
Final
GSW 119
DEN 112
Final
LAC 89
POR 99
Final
CIN 34
SFLA 17
Final
SALABAMA 27
TROY 13
Final
BSU 55
BYU 30
Final
CAL 41
OREG 59
12:00pm Today
WISC
MD
12:00pm Today
SMU
MEM
12:00pm Today
ILL
MINN
12:00pm Today
RICE
UNT
12:00pm Today
NEB
RUTG
12:00pm Today
KST
TEX
12:00pm Today
ARK
UAB
12:30pm Today
UVA
UNC
1:00pm Today
EMICH
NILL
1:00pm Today
NAVY
SJST
2:00pm Today
BST
AKR
2:00pm Today
GASTATE
GASO
2:00pm Today
TOL
UMASS
2:00pm Today
WMICH
OHIO
2:00pm Today
COL
UCLA
2:30pm Today
UMO
KSU
3:30pm Today
WAKE
BC
3:30pm Today
BUF
CMICH
3:30pm Today
MARS
FATL
3:30pm Today
PITT
GT
3:30pm Today
SMISS
LATU
3:30pm Today
MSU
MICH
3:30pm Today
KENT
MSST
3:30pm Today
STAN
ORST
3:30pm Today
TCU
TTU
3:30pm Today
OKST
WVU
4:00pm Today
WKENT
ODU
4:00pm Today
UTST
UNLV
4:00pm Today
MIZZ
VANDY
5:00pm Tonight
UCF
TEMPL
6:00pm Tonight
WASU
ARZ
7:00pm Tonight
CLEM
SYR
7:00pm Tonight
LAMON
TXST
7:00pm Tonight
TXSANANTO
UTEP
7:00pm Tonight
COLST
WYO
7:15pm Tonight
LSU
MISS
7:30pm Tonight
TENN
ALA
7:30pm Tonight
AUB
SCAR
8:00pm Tonight
PSU
OSU
10:00pm Tonight
UTAH
USC
10:45pm Tonight
WASH
ARST
11:59pm Tonight
HAW
NEV
Final
NJD 2
DAL 3
Final
WIN 2
TAM 4
Final
COL 7
VAN 3
Final
EDM 6
CAR 3
Final
ANA 4
CLB 1
4:00pm Today
SJS
BUF
 
7:00pm Tonight
TOR
BOS
 
7:00pm Tonight
NYI
DAL
 
7:00pm Tonight
PHI
DET
 
7:00pm Tonight
OTT
NJD
 
7:00pm Tonight
MON
NYR
 
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CHI
 
8:00pm Tonight
NAS
PIT
 
8:00pm Tonight
MIN
TAM
 
9:00pm Tonight
ARI
FLA
 
10:00pm Tonight
CAL
WAS
 
2:00pm Today
NCCU
SAVST