Colvin leads Cal Poly against UC Riverside after 24-point performance

UC Riverside Highlanders (7-5, 1-1 Big West) at Cal Poly Mustangs (3-9, 0-1 Big West)

San Luis Obispo, California; Thursday, 10 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Cal Poly -6.5; over/under is 121.5

BOTTOM LINE: Cal Poly hosts the UC Riverside Highlanders after Kyle Colvin scored 24 points in Cal Poly’s 68-55 loss to the CSU Northridge Matadors.

The Mustangs are 1-2 on their home court. Cal Poly allows 66.6 points to opponents and has been outscored by 4.7 points per game.

The Highlanders are 1-1 in Big West play. UC Riverside leads college basketball with 29.6 defensive rebounds per game led by Callum McRae averaging 6.8.

The Mustangs and Highlanders match up Thursday for the first time in conference play this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Trevon Taylor is averaging 8.4 points and 5.8 rebounds for the Mustangs. Alimamy Koroma is averaging 9.6 points over the last 10 games for Cal Poly.

Flynn Cameron averages 2.3 made 3-pointers per game for the Highlanders, scoring 10.7 points while shooting 40.0% from beyond the arc. Zyon Pullin is averaging 10.2 points, 5.6 rebounds and 3.4 assists over the past 10 games for UC Riverside.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mustangs: 2-8, averaging 60.0 points, 33.1 rebounds, 10.7 assists, 4.1 steals and 1.9 blocks per game while shooting 40.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 68.6 points per game.

Highlanders: 6-4, averaging 58.8 points, 34.1 rebounds, 11.8 assists, 5.0 steals and 0.9 blocks per game while shooting 42.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 60.5 points.

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