Booker carries Long Beach St. past Cal Poly 94-85
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Deishuan Booker had 31 points and 10 rebounds to outscore Marcellus Garrick and carry Long Beach State to a 94-85 win over Cal Poly on Saturday night. Garrick led the Mustangs with a career-high 30 points.
Booker made all 13 of his free throws.
After Long Beach State outscored Cal Poly 40-31 in the first half, both teams scored 54 in the second as the hosts clinched the victory. The Mustangs’ 54 second-half points were a season high for the team.
The 49ers improve to 2-0 against the Mustangs on the season. Long Beach State defeated Cal Poly 76-68 on Feb. 9. Long Beach State finishes out the regular season against UC Riverside at home on Wednesday. Cal Poly plays UC Irvine at home on Thursday.