March Madness - Cal Poly vs Texas Southern Recap - Cal Poly Wins 81-69
Cal Poly got 19 points from Chris Eversley en route to an 81-69 victory over Texas Southern on Wednesday at University of Dayton Arena.
Bettors who backed Cal Poly were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3.5 at sportsbooks.
Cal Poly got 17 points from Dave Nwaba and another 10 points from Brian Bennett. Jamal Johnson contributed 3 assists, while Chris Eversley cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Texas Southern got 38 points from Aaric Murray in a losing cause and another 14 points from Jose Rodriguez. Madarious Gibbs contributed 7 assists for them, while D'Angelo Scott had 8 rebounds.
Cal Poly led at halftime, 44-32.
Cal Poly won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 28-27.