Tonight’s Cal State Northridge-Cal Poly San Luis Obispo basketball game for the Big West Tournament title has USC ties, of course. San Luis Obispo coach Joe Callero is a former USC assistant. And Northridge A.D. Brandon Martin is a former USC basketball player. Northridge coach Reggie Theus almost got the USC job when Kevin O’Neill was hired.
And now both schools have a chance to make the NCAA Tournament while USC . . .
UPDATED: Cal Poly wins 61-59 and Callero leads the Mustangs to their first NCAA Tournament berth.