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Dan Monson keeps his money in his new restructured contract

Dan Monson keeps his money in his new restructured contract

April 15, 2018

After 11 years at Long Beach State, men’s basketball head coach Dan Monson signed a restructured five-year contract which prioritized incentives for winning and came with a $75,080 pay cut. Under the current ...

Local recruits can be a solution for the 49ers’ struggles

Kevin Colindres, Assistant Sports Editor

April 10, 2018

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

Long Beach is home to many prominent professional athletes and has become a powerhouse city for college scouts to recruit players. Despite Long Beach State being right in the heart of all the talent, it continues to struggle in bringing homegrown student-athletes to play for the city they grew up in. Over head coach Dan Monson’s 11-year career at Long Beach State, he has only recruited four athletes from Long Beach ...

Same story, different day for the men’s basketball team

Same story, different day for the men’s basketball team

April 3, 2018

Change is a natural part of life — and while sometimes it can be difficult, most of the time it is necessary. In Dan Monson’s 11-year tenure at Long Beach State, he has taken the men’s basketball team to only one NCAA tournament all the way back in 2012. This year, the 49ers...

LBSU head coach Dan Monson signs 5-year contract extension

LBSU head coach Dan Monson signs 5-year contract extension

April 1, 2018

Updated: April 2, 2018 at 11:53 a.m. Long Beach State athletic director Andy Fee announced Thursday that men’s basketball head coach Dan Monson signed a five-year contract extension. “Coach Monson is committed to returning ou...

Gabe Levin makes his return to the court this weekend

Gabe Levin makes his return to the court this weekend

Kevin Colindres, Assistant Sports Editor

March 30, 2018

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

Gabe Levin’s final collegiate career game ended with a missed tipped shot that sent the Long Beach State men’s basketball team home as a first round exit, but now he will be able to play one more g...

The end of an era, but a fresh start for the 49ers

The end of an era, but a fresh start for the 49ers

March 12, 2018

“If we stop Gabe Levin, we stop Long Beach,” Fullerton sophomore forward Jackson Rowe said during [the Big West quarter finals]. This quote has been resonating with me ever since Thursday’s heartbreaking 7...

Fullerton gets the last laugh

Fullerton gets the last laugh

Kevin Colindres, Assistant Sports Editor

March 9, 2018

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

ANAHEIM - With two seconds left in the Big West conference quarterfinals, Long Beach State senior Gabe Levin rose to tip teammate Deishuan Booker’s missed layup to send the game into overtime. The ball found its way out and...