Feb 9, 2014 2:40 AM by Bill Halter
The Cal Poly men's basketball team stretched its losing streak to four games with a 69-60 setback at Hawai'i. The Mustangs had a 17-16 lead with 8:24 to play in the first half but they never tasted the lead again. Cal Poly got within one point on two different occasions, the last was with 6:30 to play.
Cal Poly is now 4-5 in the Big West and 8-14 overall. Hawai'i improves to 5-4 in the conference and 16-7 overall.
Sophomore forward David Nwaba and senior guard Kyle Odister led the Mustangs with 12 points a piece but Cal Poly made just 39 percent of its shots compared to 49 percent for Hawai'i.
The Mustangs only shot eight free throws, making six of them. Hawai'i was 21-27 (78%) at the charity stripe. Hawai'i outrebounded Cal Poly, 38-22.
The Mustangs play at Cal State Northridge on Thursday night.
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