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UCLA shocked at home by Cal Poly

Cal Poly’s Chris O’Brien blocks a shot by UCLA’s David Wear in the first half.

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Cal Poly’s Chris O’Brien blocks a shot by UCLA’s David Wear in the first half.

LOS ANGELES — Dylan Royer scored 18 and Kyle Odister came off the bench and added 15 points, including the winning free throws, as Cal Poly upset No. 11 UCLA 70-68 on Sunday.

Chris Eversley had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Mustangs, who erased an 18-point second-half deficit and earned their first win against UCLA in six tries.

Down 51-33, Cal Poly went on a 34-14 run, fueled by six 3-pointers. Eversley tipped in a miss for a 67-65 lead, and Cal Poly didn't trail the rest of the way.

Odister made free throws for a 68-65 lead and a 70-68 edge with 14.2 seconds remaining.

Jordan Adams missed a 3-point attempt and time expired for the Bruins (4-2), who needed overtime to defeat another Big West opponent, UC Irvine, this month.

UCLA made only one field goal in the final three minutes, Adams' layup underneath to tie it at 68.

Freshman guard Shabazz Muhammad led UCLA with 15 points and 10 rebounds in his debut at Pauley Pavilion after being reinstated by the NCAA.

In other news, UCLA junior guard Tyler Lamb decided to transfer and will leave school at the end of the fall quarter.

NO. 1 INDIANA 101, BALL ST. 53: Will Sheehey scored 19 for the host Hoosiers (6-0), who posted their largest victory margin in a 21-game series that began in 1934.

NO. 6 SYRACUSE 87, COLGATE 51: James Southerland scored 18, Michael Carter-Williams had a career-high 13 assists and the host Orange (4-0) beat the Raiders for the 46th straight time in the 165th meeting between the upstate New York foes.

NO. 15 MICH. ST. 63, LA.-LAFAYETTE 60: The host Spartans (5-1) committed 20 turnovers, 14 in the second half, and barely survived a scare from the Ragin' Cajuns. "I think our guys are going to be great citizens when they get done with basketball because the Christmas season is lasting all year," coach Tom Izzo said. "They're giving gifts away."

NO. 17 GONZAGA 81, DAVIDSON 67: Elias Harris scored 24 and Kevin Pangos 23 for the Bulldogs (6-0) in the Old Spice Classic championship game in Lake Buena Vista.

NO. 20 OKLA. ST. 81, PORTLAND ST. 58: Markel Brown scored a season-high 23, Le'Bryan Nash added 20 and the host Cowboys (5-0) cruised in their first game as a ranked team in five years.

NO. 21 UCONN 73, STONY BROOK 62: Niels Giffey had a career-high 15 points and added eight rebounds for the host Huskies (5-1), who made their last eight 3-pointers and 10 of 22 overall.

NO. 23 COLORADO 89, AIR FORCE 74: Freshman Josh Scott helped break open a tight game by scoring 13 of his 20 in the second half for the host Buffaloes (5-0), off to their best start since they also opened 5-0 in 1989-90.

NO. 25 SAN DIEGO ST. 66, USC 60: Jamaal Franklin and James Rahon had 17 points each for the visiting Aztecs (4-1), who closed on a 12-5 run.

BRYANT 56, B.C. 54: Dyami Starks scored 17, including a tiebreaking driving basket with 1:44 left, and the Bulldogs beat an ACC school for the first time. Bryant, which moved to Division I four years ago, had been 0-5 against the ACC.

BRANDEIS 78, SALEM ST. 61: Junior guard Gabriel Moton, a former St. Petersburg High standout, had 18 points, eight rebounds and six assists to lead the Division III Judges to the championship of the New England Big Four Challenge in Waltham, Mass.

NO. 2 LOUISVILLE: Senior center Gorgui Dieng is out indefinitely after he broke his left wrist Friday against Missouri.

NO. 8 KENTUCKY: Guard Ryan Harrow returned from a weekend absence to practice with the team. Harrow left Wednesday to tend to a family matter in Georgia.

UCLA shocked at home by Cal Poly 11/25/12 [Last modified: Monday, November 26, 2012 12:32am]
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