Cal Poly vs. Long Beach State: Recap and Stats

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Cal Poly vs. Long Beach State: Recap and Stats
Cal Poly 48
(9-11, 2-10 away)
Long Beach State 50
(13-8, 8-2 home)
Venue: The Walter Pyramid
7:05PM ET / 4:05PM PT, February 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Cal Poly 30 18 48
Long Beach State 25 25 50
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Cal Poly K Odister 11 C Eversley 9 D Royer 2
Long Beach State J Ennis 23 D Jennings 8 P Pappageorge 3

In a low-scoring affair, Cal Poly lost by a slim margin to Long Beach State 50-48 in conference play. The Mustangs tie the season series against Long Beach State at 1-1 with the loss. Brian Bennett put up eight points plus eight rebounds for the Mustangs. Reese Morgan had nine points and added six rebounds. James Ennis got a game-high 23 points for the 49ers, making 5 of 8 from three-point range. Cal Poly (9-11, 5-5 Big West) welcomes Pacific (13-8, 7-2 Big West) on Thursday, February 7th.

Cal Poly Game Notes

  • Cal Poly started 9-11 during the 2010, 2002, 1998, and 1997 seasons (since 1996).
  • Cal Poly beat the spread by 4.0 points. That makes the 11th time this season the Mustangs have beaten the spread.
  • The Mustangs have been unlucky 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Cal Poly has lost 30 close games.
  • Cal Poly has lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after recording 48 or fewer total points.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 47.2% or better this season, Cal Poly has lost 88% of the time (1-7).
  • When the opposition records 6 or more blocks this season, Cal Poly has lost 83% of the time (1-5).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 37.5% or better this season, Cal Poly has lost 75% of the time (3-9).
  • Cal Poly set season lows for assists and field goal percentage.
  • The Mustangs have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • Cal Poly has recorded fewer blocks than their opponents for the past 6 games.
  • This is the 5th loss of the season where the Mustangs opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • The top two scorers (Kyle Odister and Reese Morgan) accounted for 41.6% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Chris Eversley and Brian Bennett) accounted for 47.2% of the rebounds.
  • Chris Eversley has led the team in rebounding in 15 out of 20 games this season.

Long Beach State Game Notes

  • Long Beach State won, but did not cover the spread.
  • James Ennis accounted for 46.0% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Dan Jennings and Tony Freeland) accounted for 42.8% of the rebounds.
  • James Ennis has led the team in scoring 11 times in 21 games this season.
  • Dan Jennings has led the team in rebounding 9 times in 21 games this season.
  • This marks the 6th 20-point game of James Ennis's career.
  • James Ennis has 21 straight double-digit point games.
  • James Ennis set a career high with 5 three-pointers.
Poly PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Brian Bennett33880111
BReese Morgan29961200
BKyle Odister171110000
C+Dylan Royer28622100
C+Chris Eversley36391202
C+Chris O`Brien11510000
CDrake U`u21442003
D+Jamal Johnson16201001
-Zach Gordon7010000
LBSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJames Ennis362340114
C+Tony Freeland30941112
C+P. Pappageorge24313000
CDan Jennings26480022
CMichael Caffey29742005
C-Keala King25232001
-Kyle Richardson7200010
DDeng Deng16020010
-Nick Shepherd5000000

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