The Cal Poly men’s basketball team dropped its second straight Big West Conference road game Saturday, losing 77-55 to Pacific on the road.
The Mustangs (7-8, 3-2) never led in and did not get within single digits of the Tigers in the second half after Pacific led 37-27 at halftime. Pacific (9-7, 3-1) shot 64 percent from the field and was 10 for 16 from the 3-point line.
Lorenzo McCloud had 13 points and six assists to lead Pacific, which led by as many as 25 points in the second half. Sama Taku was 3 for 3 from the 3-point range and finished with 10 points. Rodrigo De Souza came off the bench to score 10 points.
Cal Poly was led by Drake U’u, who came off the bench to score 13 points. Chris Eversley and Reese Morgan each had nine points fir the Mustangs, who shot 37 percent from the field.
CSU Bakersfield 22, Cal Poly 10
A fall by Dalton Kelley and a major decision by Sean Pollock lifted the Roadrunners to a victory over the Mustangs in the Pac-12 dual meet at Mott Gym.
Cal Poly had three wins to CSU Bakersfield’s six. The Roadrunners’ Dalton Kelly had the only pin of the match at 149 pounds against Cal Poly’s Dillon Rocha in 2 minutes, 22 seconds.
For the Mustangs, freshman Devon Lotito (133) defeated Miguel Compraran 10-3. Cal Poly’s Sean Dougherty (197) won by major decision over Frankie Hurtado 17-3, and J.T. Goodwin (285) defeated Bakersfield’s Oren Grosvirt-Dramen 5-2.
Deonte Williams rushed for 24 yards on seven carries for the West squad in a 40-7 win over the East squad in the Casino del Sol All-Star Game in Tucson, Ariz, on Friday.
Williams rushed for 1,506 yards and 12 touchdowns this past season and was one of five Big Sky Conference players selected to play in the game. Williams is the 11th Cal Poly player to be selected to a postseason all-star game in the past 11 seasons.
SWIMMING & DIVING
Cal Poly's Elliot Adams finished with a six-dive score of 240.65 points off the 3-meter board to advance to the finals and finished in 18th place with a 12-dive score of 448.95 points at the Bruin Diving Invitational at UCLA’s Spieker Aquatics Center.
None of the three Mustang women divers advanced to the finals. Grace Greenwood finished with a total of 218.70, Sami Mcintyre with 183.50 points, and Meaghan O’Meara had 164.15 points.