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Long Beach State can’t hold on to early lead in loss

Christian Gonzales, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017

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

Season records don't matter when March is around the corner and that's what happened when the Long Beach State men's basketball team's late run wasn't enough as they lost to Cal Poly, 78-71, at home due to poised play from the Mustangs down the stretch earned their fourth win in conference. The 49ers (13-17, 8-6 Big West) now move into fourth place in the Big West standings, while the Mustangs (9-18, 4-9 Big West) staye...

Long Beach State men’s basketball team looking for a road win

Long Beach State men’s basketball team looking for a road win

February 9, 2017

As the men’s basketball team heads to the finish line of Big West play, the 49ers are looking for their first road win. In the comfort of Walter Pyramid, LBSU has only lost one game all year – an...

Long Beach State’s Roschon Prince is ballin’ in the LBC

Long Beach State’s Roschon Prince is ballin’ in the LBC

Alex Ormeno-Manfredi, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017

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

Roschon Prince is no newcomer to Long Beach. Growing up in the city and attending Long Beach Poly High School, Prince is back and better than ever. After one year at USC, Prince chose to transfer ...

Long Beach State men’s basketball beats UC Irvine

Long Beach State men’s basketball beats UC Irvine

February 5, 2017

For the Long Beach State men’s basketball team, it’s been a guessing game on how the team will fare in between contests. So, after giving up 108 points in a loss to Cal State Northridge on Wednes...

Long Beach State can’t keep up in 108-98 loss to Cal State Northridge

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

February 2, 2017

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

Facing the third-ranked Big West team, the Long Beach State men’s basketball team couldn’t overcome foul trouble and its mounting injury list in a 108-98 loss to Cal State Northridge Wednesday night at the Matadome.   After a back-and-forth battle with the Matadors (10-12, 5-3 Big West) in the first half, the 49ers trailed CSUN 50-45 at halftime.   The two teams were tied 11 times while neither team could breakaway from the other....

Justin Bibbins is key to Long Beach State’s third consecutive win

Justin Bibbins is key to Long Beach State’s third consecutive win

Christian Gonzales, Staff Writer

January 29, 2017

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

Long Beach State junior guard Justin Bibbins chose a good time to have his best game of the season as the 49ers beat Cal State Fullerton Thursday 76-65 in the Walter Pyramid. Bibbins tied his career-high with 26 points, m...

Long Beach State’s Gabe Levin out for season

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

January 25, 2017

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

After Long Beach State basketball player Gabe Levin had season-ending knee surgery to repair a fracture in his knee, LBSU head coach announced Tuesday that the junior forward will be out for the remainder of the season. “Gabe underwent successful season ending knee surgery today,” Monson said in a press release. “Although this is a huge blow to our basketball team, we are thankful that the long-term prognosis for Gabe ...