Loyola Marymount vs. Cal Poly: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Loyola Marymount vs. Cal Poly: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Loyola Marymount 60
(8-20, 3-12 away)
Cal Poly 63
(13-12, 11-1 home)
Venue: Mott Gym
10:00PM ET / 7:00PM PT, February 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Loyola Marymount 39 21 60
Cal Poly 32 31 63
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Loyola Marymount A Ireland 19 A Hamilton 10 A Ireland 4
Cal Poly B Bennett 23 B Bennett 4 J Johnson 8

On Saturday, Feb. 23, Loyola Marymount took on Cal Poly and lost by a slim margin to the Mustangs 63-60. Anthony Ireland put up a team-high 19 points and four assists for the Lions. Ashley Hamilton had seven points and added 10 rebounds. For the Mustangs, Brian Bennett got a season-high 23 points and four rebounds. The Lions have currently lost 12 games straight. Next up for Loyola Marymount (8-20, 1-13 West Coast) is Santa Clara (20-9, 8-6 West Coast) on Thursday, Feb. 28 on the road.

Loyola Marymount Game Notes

  • LMU beat the spread by 5.5 points. That makes the 9th time this season the Lions have beaten the spread.
  • The Lions have been unlucky eight times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Loyola Marymount is 27-26 in close games.
  • Loyola Marymount has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-12) after recording 60 or fewer total points.
  • When the opposition records 17 or more free throws made this season, Loyola Marymount has lost 100 percent of the time (0-8).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 47.8 percent or better this season, Loyola Marymount has lost 82 percent of the time (2-9).
  • When the opposition records 14 or more assists this season, Loyola Marymount has lost 81 percent of the time (3-13).
  • LMU set a season low for steals (two).
  • Loyola Marymount has recorded fewer assists than their opponents for the past 15 games.
  • This is the sixth loss of the season where the Lions opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • Anthony Ireland accounted for 31.6 percent of the team's points.
  • Ashley Hamilton accounted for 37.0 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Anthony Ireland has led the team in scoring in 24 out of 28 games this season.
  • Ashley Hamilton has led the team in rebounding in nine out of 28 games this season.
  • Anthony Ireland has 14 straight double-digit point games.
  • Ashley Hamilton recorded the seventh double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Bruce English.

Cal Poly Game Notes

  • The Mustangs won this one, but have lost three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Cal Poly is 27-30 in close games.
  • Brian Bennett accounted for 36.5 percent of the team's points.
  • Brian Bennett has led the team in rebounding five times in 25 games this season.
  • This marks the first 20-point game of Brian Bennett's career.
  • Jamal Johnson set a career high with eight assists.
LMU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAnthony Ireland401924004
AAshley Hamilton347103202
B+Alex Osborne211160002
B-Chase Flint25622000
B-Taylor Walker251221002
CBruce English26213000
DGodwin Okonji18310013
-Nick Stover5010001
-Marin Mornar6000001
Poly PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ABrian Bennett272341002
B+Jamal Johnson21018100
B-Dylan Royer311230101
C+Chris Eversley291331003
CChris O`Brien23330001
CReese Morgan16211100
C-Joel Awich13211000
C-Drake U`u18411103
D+Kyle Odister11211001
-Zach Gordon10210001

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