Chris Eversley scored 19 points and Cal Poly avoided its 20th loss of the season and won its first NCAA tournament game with an 81-69 victory over Texas Southern on Wednesday night in the First Four.
While they have a star player in Aaric Murray, the Tigers' poor defense could prevent them from pulling an upset in the tournament.
Texas Southern clinches NCAA berth with 78-73 win
LaReahn Washington and Jeanette Jackson combined for 42 points, helping Prairie View upset Texas Southern 63-58 Saturday for the SWAC title and an NCAA tournament berth.
Texas Southern tops Alabama St. in SWAC semi 73-61
Texas Southern takes out Grambling in SWAC, 79-54
Texas Southern tops Southern U 67-64
Texas Southern puts away Alcorn State 77-69
Texas Southern pulls away from Alabama A&M, 79-58
Texas Southern wallops Alabama State 86-66
The SWAC received a special exemption from the NCAA men's basketball selection committee to adjust which team earns its automatic berth to the tournament, the NCAA announced Saturday.
Texas Southern rolls by Arkansas-Pine Bluff 65-55
Texas Southern holds off MVSU, 73-65
Jackson State beats Texas Southern 75-73
Texas Southern over Grambling State 74-71
Prairie View handles Texas Southern 85-77