LOS ANGELES — Tavrion Dawson had 23 points and 10 rebounds and Lyrik Shreiner scored 12 points with a career-high 11 boards and CSU Northridge beat Cal Poly 72-54 on Saturday night.
Freshman Terrell Gomez added 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting and Micheal Warren scored 10 for CSUN (5-14, 2-3 Big West).
After Cal Poly’s Josh Martin made a layup to open the scoring, Dawson scored 11 points — including the first seven — in a 19-4 run and the Matadors led the rest of the way. The Mustangs (6-13, 1-4) scored 11 of the first 13 second-half points to trim their deficit to 38-32, but Shreiner hit two 3s during an 11-0 spurt over the next two-plus minutes and CSUN led by double figures the rest of the way.
Donovan Fields scored 14 points and Martin added 13 with 10 rebounds for Cal Poly. The Mustangs hit just 3 of 21 (14.3 percent) from 3-point range.
CSUN made 25 of 48 (52.1 percent) from the field and 16 of 19 from the free-throw line.