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Cal Poly Hits 12 of 15 3s To Beat Northridge 81-61

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NOVEMBER 25: Gordan Zach #44 of the Cal Poly Mustangs hugs Kyle Odister #35 as their team celebrates after the game against the UCLA Bruins at Pauley Pavilion on November 25, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Cal Poly won 70-68. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

NOVEMBER 25: Gordan Zach #44 of the Cal Poly Mustangs hugs Kyle Odister #35 as their team celebrates after the game against the UCLA Bruins at Pauley Pavilion on November 25, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Cal Poly won 70-68. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Dylan Royer and Chris Eversley scored 23 points apiece and Cal Poly got its first road win over Cal State Northridge in six years, defeating the Matadors 81-61 Thursday night.

Royer made 7 of 8 3-point attempts and Eversley was 3 for 3 as the Mustangs (14-12, 9-6 Big West) converted 12 of 15 shots beyond the arc and shot 58 percent overall.

Jamal Johnson added nine assists for Cal Poly, which swept the season series from the Matadors.

Josh Greene scored 19 points and Stephan Hicks had 16 for Northridge (13-16, 4-12), which has lost five in a row.

The Mustangs scored 12 straight points to take a 23-9 lead and closed the first half with an 8-0 run to go ahead 38-22. The lead reached as many as 21 points in the second half when Eversley hit a 3-pointer with 13:12 remaining to make it 57-36.

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