CSUN uses 9-0 run in OT to beat Cal Poly 78-74
Donovan Fields made three consecutive 3-pointers to open the extra period and Cal Poly led 71-67. But the Matadors pulled away on a 9-0 run, hitting 6 of 7 free throws, and capped it with Darius Brown’s 3-pointer for a 76-71 lead with 32 seconds left.
Fields made his fifth 3 to cut the Mustangs‘ deficit to 76-74, but Brown made a pair of free throws to make it a four-point game with nine seconds to go.
Donovan matched a career-best with 30 points to lead Cal Poly (4-11, 0-2). Kuba Niziol added 12 points.
Hank Hollingsworth’s layup tied it at 62 for the Mustangs with 38 seconds remaining in regulation. The Matadors turned the ball over on the next possession, but Niziol missed a 3 with four seconds left to force overtime.