Cal Poly

Cal Poly women's basketball team wins at Nevada

Kayla Griffin had a double-double and was one of three players to score in double figures as the Cal Poly women’s basketball team knocked off Nevada 72-63 on Sunday in Reno.

Jonae Ervin scored a team-high 15 points for Cal Poly (5-3), while Caroline Reeves added 14 and Griffin had 10 points and a team-high 10 rebounds. Griffin also led the Mustangs with four assists and three steals.

Ariana Elegado had eight points and four assists for the Mustangs.

Danika Sharp scored 21 points for Nevada (3-3), while Chanelle Brennan had 19.

The Wolfpack opened the game on a 14-5 run, but Cal Poly worked its way back into the game and had a 34-30 lead at halftime.

The Mustangs then opened up a 12-point lead with 6:38 to play in the second half and held off Nevada from there.

Nevada outrebounded Cal Poly 47-40, but the Wolfpack shot just 30 percent from the field.

The Mustangs shot 40 percent from the floor and owned a sizeable advantage in bench scoring, 18-3, led by eight points from Beth Balbierz.

Cal Poly’s next game is scheduled for Dec. 16, when it hosts San Diego State.