The 2012 Big West Tournament begins on Thursday at the Honda Center in Anaheim, and the closest battle appears to be the matchup between the Cal Poly Mustangs and UC Riverside Highlanders, a matchup of the four and five seeds in the tournament. Here are the relevant details of Thursday night's college basketball contest:
Records and Seeds: No. 4 seed Cal Poly (17-14, 8-8); No. 5 seed UC Riverside (14-16, 7-9)
Location: Honda Center in Anaheim
Time: 8:30 p.m. PST (about 30 minutes after Long Beach State vs. UC Davis ends)
TV: No television, but the game will be broadcast on BigWest.TV
Audio: The game will be streaming on GoHighlanders.com.
Series History: This is the fourth time in seven Big West tournament appearances that UC Riverside has faced Cal Poly. The Highlanders are 3-0 against the Mustangs in the Big West Tournament. This season, the teams split two games, with each team winning at home.