Cal Poly pulls away to beat UC Davis 64-41

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Dylan Royer made all five of his 3-point attempts, finishing with 17 points, and Cal Poly pulled away in the second half for a 64-41 victory over UC Davis in the Big West Conference tournament quarterfinals on Thursday.

Cal Poly, which has won six in a row, will play either Pacific or Cal State Fullerton in the semifinals on Friday.

The third-seeded Mustangs (18-12) led 20-19 at halftime, after making just 28 percent of their shots. Cal Poly scored the first 11 points in the second half and shot 52 percent after the break, and 41 percent overall.

Drake U'u scored 10 points for Cal Poly, and Brian Bennett had eight points and nine rebounds.

Ryan Sypkens led the Aggies (14-17), the No. 6 seed in the Big West, with nine points. Davis shot 36 percent in each half, both times 8 for 22.