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Long Beach defeats UC Davis behind Booker’s career-high night

Long Beach defeats UC Davis behind Booker’s career-high night

January 12, 2019

Despite redshirt senior forward Temidayo Yussuf sitting out due to knee soreness, the Long Beach State men’s basketball team pulled away with a 82-77 win over UC Davis Saturday to begin Big West conference play....

Long Beach enters Big West play working on fundamentals

Long Beach enters Big West play working on fundamentals

Alex Manfredi, Assistant Sports Editor

January 10, 2019

Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports, Today

The Long Beach State men’s basketball team has had two weeks to prepare for its biggest and most important stretch of the season: Big West conference play. Prior to a blowout 124-52 win over Division ...

Long Beach earns second win in a row

Long Beach earns second win in a row

December 22, 2018

Senior forward KJ Byers sealed Thursday’s game against Pepperdine with an emphatic dunk, but Saturday saw him seal the game using defense against the Rams with a strip, leading to free throws by senio...

Long Beach squeaks past Pepperdine despite poor shooting night

Long Beach squeaks past Pepperdine despite poor shooting night

December 21, 2018

The Long Beach State men’s basketball team breathed a sigh of relief following its worst offensive game of the season Thursday. A potential game-winning shot from Pepperdine guard Jade’ Smith nearly went...

Long Beach hosts Pepperdine Thursday after long break

Long Beach hosts Pepperdine Thursday after long break

Alex Manfredi, Assistant Sports Editor

December 19, 2018

Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports

With finals week coming to a close, Thursday’s 7 p.m. matchup with Pepperdine will be a reward for the Long Beach State men’s basketball team. Coming off 10 days of rest, the 49ers (3-9) used the ...

Chugg It At The Nugget: Episode 10

Chugg It At The Nugget: Episode 10

December 12, 2018

Sports Editor Kevin Colindres & Assistant Alex Manfredi discuss basketball at Long Beach State and the stress of finals raining down upon us.   https://soundcloud.com/daily49er/chugg-it-at-the-nugget-episode-10

A new Day for the Dirtbags

A new Day for the Dirtbags

December 11, 2018

When Ryan Day talks about the Dirtbags, he starts talking a mile a minute; a habit that shows the new Director of Baseball Operations’ excitement for the baseball team’s upcoming season. “[Day] b...

Long Beach ends road trip with a loss to Pacific

Long Beach ends road trip with a loss to Pacific

Alex Manfredi, Assistant Sports Editor

December 11, 2018

Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports

The last two games for the Long Beach State men’s basketball team have been a tale of two halves: competitive in the first and inconsistent in the second. Against Pacific Monday, the 49ers (3-9) came out with ene...