Calpoly 35 35 70
Nodakota 19 24 43
Date of game: 11/29/2013

Recap: North Dakota vs. Cal Poly

Eugene, OR (SportsNetwork.com) - Brian Bennett scored 16 points in 19 minutes to lead the way as the Cal Poly Mustangs coasted to a 70-43 victory over North Dakota in a matchup that was part of the Global Spots Challenge at Matthew Knight Arena.

Jamal Johnson and Dave Nwaba scored 13 points each for Cal Poly (2-3) as it earned its second win of the season. Chris Eversley posted seven points and 11 rebounds in the triumph.

Quinton Hooker paced North Dakota (2-2) with nine points. Jamal Webb and Alonzo Traylor added seven points apiece.

North Dakota fell behind in the early stages of the contest and was limited to just 6-of-25 shooting from the floor in the first half. The Mustangs took a 35-19 lead into halftime after they hit on 50 percent of their field goal attempts in the opening 20 minutes of action.

Cal Poly converted 11-of-15 shots from inside the 3-point line in the second period while holding North Dakota to 22.7 percent shooting from the field.

North Dakota went just 4-of-18 from 3-point range and missed 16 of its 33 free-throw attempts. The Mustangs enjoyed a 40-33 edge in the rebounding battle and outscored North Dakota, 38-14, in the paint.

Game Notes

Cal Poly schedule is an eye-opener

When Cal Poly announced its 2015 football schedule last summer, the Mustangs probably thought Idaho State might provide a breather in the first half of the season.

NASCAR News
Gordon joining Fox as full-time NASCAR analyst in 2016

Jeff Gordon will join Fox Sports in 2016 to serve as a race analyst full-time for the television network's coverage of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, as he will team with play-by-play announcer Mike Joy and analyst Darrell Waltrip in the booth.

Bills' Dareus suspended for opener

Buffalo Bills All-Pro defensive lineman Marcell Dareus has been suspended by the NFL for Week 1 of the 2015 season due to a prior arrest for drug possession.

Top Shelf: Babcock takes on biggest challenge yet

Although many folks experienced sticker shock when Mike Babcock's contract details leaked Wednesday afternoon, it's hardly surprising the coach ended up choosing the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.