SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) -- Chris Eversley scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds on Thursday night, leading Cal Poly to a 64-53 victory over Northern Colorado.
Northern Colorado (1-1) had a one-point lead at the half, but a 3-point basket by Eversley early in the second half put Cal Poly (1-1) up for good.
Northern Colorado pulled to within 51-47 on a basket by Connor Osborne with 4:46 left in the game, but two free throws by Chris O'Brien and a basket by Brian Bennett doubled Cal Poly's lead two minutes later.
Dylan Royer scored 13 points for Cal Poly. Tevin Svihovec scored 14 points to lead Northern Colorado.