The Cal Poly Pomona men’s basketball team did what was expected and turned in a 71-62 win over Dixie State (Urtah) in West Regional quarterfinal play at Western Washington University on Friday.And the game really wasn’t that close.
The Broncos (23-6) got 18 points, seven rebounds and six assists from senior Austin Swift. Mitchell Anderson and Dahir Nasser had 11 and 10 respectively. Cal Ploy shot 51 percent (26-for-51) from the field but still were not good from the free-throw line – 13 of 22.
Dixie had never appeared in the playoffs and it showed as it struggled early., Cal Poly didn’t play great early but the Broncos stayed poised and pulled away as the game went on.
The Broncos advance to play the winner of the game going on now between Central Washington and host Western Washington.