Cal Poly turns back Mississippi Valley State 72-55



LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dylan Royer scored 18 points to lead Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo to a 72-55 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday in the final round of the Las Vegas Invitational.

Royer was 6 of 8 from the field, including 5 of 7 from 3-point range.

Drake U’u and David Hanson each added 13 points for Cal Poly (4-2), which finished 3-1 in the tournament. U’u went 5 of 6 from the field and 3 of 4 from 3-point range.

Amaurys Fermin added 12 points and eight rebounds for the Mustangs, who converted 14 of 25 3-pointers.

Paul Crosby led the Delta Devils (1-5) with 23 points and six rebounds. Mississippi Valley State went 1-3 in the invitational.

After Cal Poly led 32-26 at halftime, Mississippi Valley State took two brief one-point leads. But the Mustangs pulled away, building two 21-point advantages.