Nwaba, Bennett combine for 26 as Cal Poly beats D II San Francisco St. 65-44

David Nwaba and Brian Bennett each scored 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Cal Poly over Division II San Francisco State 65-44 on Tuesday night.

Joel Awich added 10 points and Ridge Shipley dished out six assists for the Mustangs, who finished with 14.

San Francisco pulled within eight points, 48-40 with 11:02 to play. The Mustangs answered with a 17-3 run to stretch their lead to 65-43 with 4:46 left. Chiefy Ugbaja made one of two free throws for San Francisco at the 4:10 mark. The Gators then missed their last three field goal attempts, and the Mustangs their last four shots to end it.

Derrick Brown scored 15 points and Malik Edwards added 10 points to lead San Francisco State. Sebastian Flores had five assists for the Gators.