No. 18 St. Mary’s squares off against Cal Poly
Cal Poly (1-2) vs. No. 18 Saint Mary’s (2-1)
McKeon Pavilion, Moraga, California; Sunday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 18 Saint Mary’s hosts Cal Poly in an early season matchup. Cal Poly easily beat Simpson University (CA) by 44 on Friday. Saint Mary’s is coming off an 81-63 win over Long Beach State on Thursday.
FEARLESS FRESHMEN: Cal Poly’s Junior Ballard, Kyle Colvin and Tuukka Jaakkola have collectively accounted for 46 percent of all Mustangs points this season.JUMPING FOR JUNIOR: Ballard has connected on 66.7 percent of the six 3-pointers he’s attempted and has gone 4 for 6 over the last three games. He’s also made 69.2 percent of his foul shots this season.
DID YOU KNOW: Cal Poly has committed a turnover on just 19.2 percent of its possessions this season, which is the second-lowest rate among all Big West teams. The Mustangs have turned the ball over only 13.7 times per game this season.