The Cal Poly Mustangs men's basketball team represents California Polytechnic State University, located in San Luis Obispo, California. The school's team currently competes in the Big West Conference. The Cal Poly men's basketball team's first season was 1907 and its first season as a four-year institution was the 1941–42 season. The team began playing at the Division I level in 1994-95. The Mustangs are coached by John Smith and play their home games at the Robert A. Mott Athletics Center. Cal Poly advanced to their first NCAA Tournament in 2014 after a historic run in the Big West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament becoming the first 7 seed to win the Championship. Cal Poly earned the 16 seed and defeated fellow 16 seed Texas Southern in the First Round in Dayton. Cal Poly then advanced to the 2nd round where they were defeated by undefeated #1 Wichita State 64–37.
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