Stepping in the right direction

Oscar Terrones, assistant sports editor
November 22, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

  Stifling defense powered by an electric crowd carried the Long Beach State Men’s basketball team to a 69-60 win over Kansas State Friday night at the Walter Pyramid. After a sub-par defensive performance at Xavier in which they gave up 97 points, the 49ers... Read more »

Big home game, big away game

Big home game, big away game

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
November 19, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports News

After its Tuesday night road loss at Xavier, the Long Beach State men’s basketball team will host Kansas State Friday night at the Walter Pyramid before making the short drive to UCLA on Sunday. The 49ers (1-2) struggled again on the road, where they will spend the majority of their time over the... Read more »

49ers stifled again on the road

49ers stifled again on the road

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
November 19, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports News

On the road for its second out of state trip of the season, the Long Beach State men’s basketball team failed to build on its Homecoming win against San Francisco State, losing 97-74 to Xavier. The 49ers (1-2) again struggled defensively on the road, giving up 97 points after surrendering 95 in... Read more »

LBSU looks to start win streak at Xavier

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
November 17, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports News

With its first win under its belt, the Long Beach men’s basketball team will head to Cincinnati to face Xavier Tuesday. The 49ers (1-1) bounced back with a 74-64 win against San Francisco State on Homecoming after dropping their season opener 95-90 at BYU. Despite the win, head coach Dan Monson... Read more »

LBSU loses to BYU, snatches win against SFSU

LBSU loses to BYU, snatches win against SFSU

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
November 17, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports News

A ferocious dunk on the first play of the game sent the sold-out crowd into a frenzy on Homecoming night as the Long Beach State men’s basketball team picked up a 74-64 win for its first victory of the season. The 49ers (1-1) regrouped quickly after their loss to BYU, as they had a rare back-to-back... Read more »

From senior to freshman: a legacy to continue

From senior to freshman: a legacy to continue

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
November 13, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports News, Sports Showcase

After several team drills practicing different in-game situations, Long Beach State men’s basketball coach Dan Monson instructs his team to start doing sprints from one end of the court to the other. Most of the players are hunched over, clutching their shorts and gasping for air as exhaustion from... Read more »

No fear for powerhouse leagues

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
November 12, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports News

Scheduling opponents from the major college conferences is nothing new for the Long Beach State men’s basketball team. In college basketball, there are six conferences widely considered by experts to be significantly better than the rest: the Big East, Pac-12, SEC, Big 12, Big Ten and ACC. Schools... Read more »

Savoring every minute, hoping for success

Savoring every minute, hoping for success

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
November 12, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase

With just over six months left until graduation, the seniors on the Long Beach State men’s basketball team hope to win one last season together. On a roster that has seen a surge of young talent, point guard Mike Caffey, shooting guard Tyler Lamb, forward David Samuels, guard McKay LaSalle and forward... Read more »