Ballard scores 22 points to lead Cal Poly past Long Beach St
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Junior Ballard led four players in double figures with 22 points and Cal Poly used the second half to pull away from Long Beach State in a 92-75 win on Wednesday night.
Ballard’s jumper with 34 seconds before halftime gave the Mustangs (6-16, 3-5) a 36-34 advantage at the break. A 14-5 run in the first 3-1/2 minutes after halftime extended their lead to 11. Chance Hunter countered for the 49ers with back-to-back 3s but they never got closer.
Hunter and Mark Carter III each scored 15 and Jordan Roberts 11 for Long Beach State (7-17, 2-6).