MENU

Long Beach State men’s basketball team falters against North Carolina

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

November 16, 2016

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

The Long Beach State men’s basketball team wasn’t able to keep up with No. 5 North Carolina during the 49ers’ 93-67 loss Tuesday in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The Tarheels got off to a 14-0 lead in the first half and never looked back. LBSU didn’t score its first basket until seven minutes into the game. After subbing out the entire starting five, the 49ers scored their first points and freshman guard Javv...

Commentary: Rough road lies ahead for Long Beach men’s basketball team

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

November 14, 2016

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

If Sunday’s 92-55 loss to Wichita State is any indication of how the Long Beach State men’s basketball team is going to fare — buckle in for a rough ride. The road doesn’t get any easier for the 49ers (1-1) as they take on the No. 5 North Carolina Tarheels tonight in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The Tarheels (2-0) are coming off a Final Four run in the 2016-2017 season and their offense is just as potent as it was a...

Long Beach State men’s basketball team kicks off season with win against

Christian Gonzales, Assistant Sports Editor

November 13, 2016

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

The 49ers tipped off their regular season Friday with a dominating 95-59 win over Cal State Los Angeles Friday at the Walter Pyramid. With 3,125 fans on hand, Long Beach State (1-0) had no trouble when the Golden Eagles came out playing a zone defense. The 49ers’ front court executed with ease in the first half, scoring easy baskets at will. The 49ers’ backcourt struggled in the first half as junior guards Justin B...

Long Beach State men’s basketball has high expectations

Christian Gonzales, Assistant Sports Editor

November 9, 2016

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

With a mixture of returners and newcomers, the Long Beach State men’s basketball team has the same mindset it has had over the last couple of years — win and compete. “Our expectations haven’t changed here,” LBSU head coach Dan Monson said. “We feel like our program is at a level where we should compete for a Big West Championship every year, we should win the Big West Tournament every year and we should go to t...

Long Beach State men’s basketball team chucks Caltech 115-58

Long Beach State men’s basketball team chucks Caltech 115-58

November 6, 2016

The Walter Pyramid was the place to be Saturday as the Long Beach State men's basketball team hosted Caltech for its homecoming in front of a sellout crowd. The 49ers treated 4,606 fans in attendance t...

‘Tis the season for Long Beach State men’s basketball

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

November 2, 2016

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

Looking to bounce back from its National Invitation Tournament loss against Washington last year, the men’s basketball team will kick off its season Saturday as it welcomes Caltech to the Walter Pyramid for its homecoming game. The 49ers have won five straight sellout homecoming games. While Caltech is a Division three team, the Beavers lead the their series 3-2. The teams haven’t met since 1955. LBSU entered the 20...

Long Beach State introduces bag checks

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

November 2, 2016

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

Ahead of Saturday’s homecoming game, Long Beach State will be implementing bag checks as a security measure before fans are allowed to enter Walter Pyramid. The announcement was made on Oct. 25 and the bag checks are starting in an effort to maintain a safe environment for those in attendance, according to Assistant Athletics Director of Facilities, Operations and Event Management Sam Dores. “There wasn’t anything in...

Long Beach State men’s basketball team host scrimmage for season ticket holders

Long Beach State men’s basketball team host scrimmage for season ticket holders

October 23, 2016

The men's basketball team hosted its black and gold scrimmage for season-ticket holders Saturday inside the Walter Pyramid. The black team consisted of junior forward Gabe Levin, freshman guard Lore...