SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — DJ Mitchell had 18 points as Santa Clara defeated Cal Poly 77-63 on Friday night.

The Broncos led 33-26 at halftime, pushed their lead to double-digits early in the second half and maintained at least a 10-point advantage throughout most of the final period.

Guglielmo Caruso and Tahj Eaddy added 15 points each for the Broncos. Caruso also had 10 rebounds for the Broncos.

Josip Vrankic had 14 points for Santa Clara (2-0).

Junior Ballard had 17 points for the Mustangs (0-1). Kyle Colvin added 11 points and seven rebounds. Keith Smith had seven rebounds.

Santa Clara had the edge in points of turnovers (17-10) and fast break points (19-5).

Santa Clara faces Washington State at home on Tuesday. Cal Poly faces North Dakota State on the road on Monday.


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