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January 17, 2023
Highlanders fend off Cal Poly, move into first place in Big West
UC Riverside welcomed students back to campus on Monday at a packed SRC Arena, treating them to free extra basketball with a thrilling 83-78 overtime win over Cal Poly to move into first place in the Big West. The Highlanders are now 6-1 in conference play, the best start in program history. Monday's win was the seventh straight in the series for UCR, the Highlanders' longest current winning streak over any conference opponent.