SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- Dylan Royer scored 17 points, leading four players in double figures, to help Cal Poly beat Long Beach State 79-73 Thursday night.
Royer was 5 of 8 from 3 point range. Redshirt freshman guard Reese Morgan had a career-high 16 points for the Mustangs (6-6, 2-0 Big West). Kyle Odister had 12 points, and Brian Bennett added 11. Chris Eversley had eight rebounds, and Jamal Johnson had eight assists.Cal Poly led 34-32 at halftime. Both teams shot 43 percent from the field for the game, but the Mustangs had more rebounds 38-34. The 49ers committed 13 turnovers, and the Mustangs made 19 points off those turnovers.James Ennis scored 22 points to lead Long Beach State (5-8, 1-1). Keala King came off the bench to score 16 points and grab 10 rebounds. Mike Caffey had 13 points.The Mustangs beat the 49ers for the first time in seven games.