Cal Poly vs. Pacific: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Cal Poly vs. Pacific: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Cal Poly 53
(18-13, 4-12 away)
Pacific 55
(21-12, 15-2 home)
Venue: Honda Center
11:59PM ET / 8:59PM PT, March 15, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Cal Poly 23 30 53
Pacific 21 34 55
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Cal Poly C Eversley 12 C O`Brien 5 D U`u 3
Pacific T Gill 20 C Beatty 6 L McCloud 6

Pacific just barely got by Cal Poly 55-53 in the semifinals of the Big West Tournament on Friday, Mar. 15. The Tigers go to 2-1 against Cal Poly this season with the win. The Tigers got the win with a season-high 20 points and three rebounds from Tony Gill. Travis Fulton had 12 points and added two rebounds. Chris Eversley got a team-high 12 points and five rebounds for the Mustangs. Cal Poly (18-13) finished the regular season third in the Big West with a 12-6 conference record. To get to the semifinals, Cal Poly topped UC Davis (64-41).

Pacific Game Notes

  • The last time Pacific started the season 21-12 was 2008.
  • The win over Cal Poly extended the Pacific winning streak to six games.
  • The Tigers have won seven close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Pacific is 24-32 in close games.
  • Pacific has won 82 percent of the time this season (14-3) when its three-point percentage has been 41.7 percent or better.
  • Pacific has won 80 percent of the time this season (8-2) after committing nine or fewer turnovers.
  • Pacific has won every game this season (4-0) when opponents record 53 or fewer total points.
  • Pacific has won 76 percent of the time this season (13-4) after holding an opponent to under 42.9 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season Pacific has won 80 percent of the time (8-2) when Travis Fulton has 12 points or more, 71 percent of the time (5-2) when Colin Beatty has six rebounds or more, and 88 percent of the time (7-1) when Lorenzo McCloud has six assists or more.
  • The Tigers have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past six games.
  • Pacific has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past four games.
  • This is the fourth win of the season where the Tigers came back after being down at halftime.
  • Tony Gill accounted for 36.3 percent of the team's points.
  • The bench recorded more points (32) than the starters (23).
  • Tony Gill has led the team in scoring in four out of 33 games this season.
  • Colin Beatty has led the team in rebounding in four out of 33 games this season.
  • This marks the first 20-point game of Tony Gill's career.

Cal Poly Game Notes

  • The Mustangs have lost four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Cal Poly is 29-31 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Chris Eversley and Chris O`Brien) accounted for 43.3 percent of the points.
  • Chris Eversley has led the team in scoring 17 times in 31 games this season.
  • Drake U`u has led the team in rebounding three times in 31 games this season.
Poly PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BChris Eversley331251001
BChris O`Brien261151001
BDylan Royer281031100
CDrake U`u30253002
CBrian Bennett20621002
CKyle Odister12310100
CJoel Awich6310000
C-Jamal Johnson10400101
DReese Morgan22011000
DZach Gordon13220002
PAC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATony Gill272030011
BTravis Fulton311222001
B-Lorenzo McCloud30436002
C+R. De Souza23402300
CRoss Rivera11610001
CMarkus Duran9201000
C-Sama Taku24331001
C-Colin Beatty27260112
DKhalil Kelley11200001
-Trevin Harris7000000

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