SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) Kobe Sanders scored 17 points as Cal Poly beat Cal State Northridge 67-57 in a Big West Conference opener on Thursday night.

Sanders shot 5 of 9 from the field and 7 for 8 from the line for the Mustangs (7-6). Alimamy Koroma added 13 points and five rebounds, while Chance Hunter scored 11.

The Matadors (3-9) were led by Atin Wright with 21 points. De'Sean Allen-Eikens had six rebounds to go with six points.


Both teams play again on Saturday. Cal Poly visits Hawaii and CSU Northridge travels to play CSU Fullerton.


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