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Cal Poly balance sinks Santa Clara 69-58

By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 23, 2014 at 5:20 p.m.



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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Reserves Reese Morgan and Ridge Shipley led a balanced attack with 11 points apiece as Cal Poly turned back Santa Clark 69-58 on Tuesday.

David Nwaba added 10 points for the Mustangs (6-5), who shot 48 percent and made 9 of 12 free throws in the second half, including four in the final minute by Morgan.

Shipley had nine points in the first half as Cal Poly took a 36-32 lead.

Jared Brownridge had 19 points for the Broncos (5-6) with Kai Healy adding 12 and Brandon Clark 11.

Both teams made eight 3-pointers but Cal Poly did it on 15 attempts to 26 for Santa Clara, which shot 37 percent from the field.

The game marked the end of a five-game, 12-day road trip for the Mustangs, their longest in 35 seasons. The nation's best at protecting the ball with eight turnovers a game, Cal Poly had 13 turnovers.

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