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SoCal’s best college basketball team is a historic underdog once again

SoCal’s best college basketball team is a historic underdog once again

March 22, 2019

Southern California’s hungriest team all year, UC Irvine, will be its lone representative in the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. After being named the 13 seed Sunday afternoon, Irvine became th...

Season recap: Injuries, six-game losing streak caused Long Beach to peak too late

Season recap: Injuries, six-game losing streak caused Long Beach to peak too late

March 20, 2019

The Long Beach State men’s basketball team finished its third consecutive season with a losing record and 15 total wins. While it appears mediocrity has sunk in as the norm for Long Beach, this season saw the ...

Long Beach lets up in second half, drops Big West semifinal to UC Irvine

Long Beach lets up in second half, drops Big West semifinal to UC Irvine

March 15, 2019

ANAHEIM — Basketball can be a tale of two halves sometimes. Teams can lose their energy or simply have a tougher time executing the game plan. The Long Beach State men’s basketball team was on the wron...

Roberts saves Long Beach with game winner over Hawai’i

Roberts saves Long Beach with game winner over Hawai’i

Alex Manfredi, Deputy Sports Editor

March 15, 2019

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

ANAHEIM — Since the halfway point of conference play, Jordan Roberts has looked like a different player offensively. Roberts’ aggression to score the ball continued into the Big West conference tournament as he n...

Breamon earns scholarship in final season

Breamon earns scholarship in final season

March 13, 2019

Breamon Richard just can’t stop smiling. He’s not used to being interviewed in his two years on Long Beach State’s men’s basketball team. His smile is contagious, and he can’t help but be ner...

Tempers flare as Long Beach is ousted by UC Riverside

Tempers flare as Long Beach is ousted by UC Riverside

March 13, 2019

Tension could be felt throughout the Bren Events Center as officials huddled around the replay monitor, discussing whether a technical or flagrant foul should be assessed to sophomore guard Shanaijah Da...

Long Beach begins its quest for the NCAA Tournament

Long Beach begins its quest for the NCAA Tournament

March 13, 2019

Every year, early March is like a new season for college basketball teams aspiring to make the NCAA Tournament. Whether it’s a team in a power conference like the ACC or a team in a one-bid league l...

Booker, Maxhuni propel Long Beach to win over UC Riverside

Booker, Maxhuni propel Long Beach to win over UC Riverside

Alex Manfredi, Deputy Sports Editor

March 7, 2019

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

Celebrations began early and remained constant in the Walter Pyramid as the Long Beach State men’s basketball team honored five seniors in its last home game of the season in a 70-57 win over UC Riv...