SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- Chris Eversley scored 24 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead Cal Poly to a 72-67 win over UC Irvine on Saturday night.
Chris O'Brien added a career-high 16 points for the Mustangs (7-6, 3-0 Big West).
Cal Poly led 36-25 at halftime, but UC Irvine opened the second half with a 20-4 run to lead 45-50. O'Brien hit a layup at 1:14, followed by a free throw, to put the Mustangs up 68-65 and take the lead for good.
UC Irvine (7-9, 1-2) shot 54.2 percent from the field for the game, besting Cal Poly's 48.9 percent.
Cal Poly is 3-0 in Big West Conference play for the second time in 17 years.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.