Cal Poly edges Eastern New Mexico 60-57

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SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) -- Chris Eversley scored 14 points and Cal Poly held off Eastern New Mexico 60-57 Friday night.

Brian Bennett had 11 points and Kyle Odister scored 10 for the Mustangs (4-4), who struggled to put away the Division II Greyhounds.

The Mustangs led by as many as six points down the stretch. Rafael Love made two free throws to cut Cal Poly's lead to 58-57 with a minute to play, but Eversley's layup with 31 seconds to go accounted for the game's final points. The Greyhounds missed one free throw and two jump shots in the final seconds.

Rodney Blackmon led all scorers with 22 points for Eastern New Mexico (5-5). Love added 12 points.

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