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Santa Clara Downs Cal Poly 77-63 - Match Report

Santa Clara grabbed a 77-63 win over Cal Poly on Friday, behind a 18-point effort from DJ Mitchell at Leavey Center.

Santa Clara won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the -16.0-point spread.

Guglielmo Caruso had 15 points for Santa Clara and Tahj Eaddy chipped in with 15 points. Trey Wertz had 5 assists for them, while Guglielmo Caruso was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Cal Poly got 17 points from Junior Ballard in a losing cause and another 11 points from Kyle Colvin. Keith Smith contributed 4 assists for them, while Kyle Colvin had 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Santa Clara were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.

Cal Poly won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 31-30.

Next game, Santa Clara takes its act home to face Washington State looking for another win. For Cal Poly, they head on the road to face North Dakota State.