Cal Poly fends off Austin Peay 73-64 in Maui Jim tourney
GREELY, Colo. (AP) Joel Awich scored 19 points - with a couple of key baskets - as Cal Poly defeated Austin Peay 73-64 in the first round of the Maui Jim Invitational at Northern Colorado's court Saturday.
Austin Peay, still searching for its first victory in four games, stayed close through the first half, holding a slim lead until Awich drained a 3-pointer just before the buzzer, sending the Mustangs into halftime ahead 34-32. Awich started the second half with a jumper to stretch the lead.
Chris Horton led the Governors with 20 points and 10 rebounds - his 38th double-double.