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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...

Season-ticket holders get first peek at Long Beach State men’s basketball team

Season-ticket holders get first peek at Long Beach State men’s basketball team

October 18, 2016

Looking to give season-ticket holders a glimpse of the 2016-2017 Long Beach State men’s basketball team, the 49ers will host an intrasquad scrimmage Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Walter Pyramid. Admi...

Travis Hammonds granted release to transfer to new college

Matthew simon, Sports Editor

July 22, 2016

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

On Tuesday, Long Beach State basketball coach Dan Monson confirmed that Travis Hammonds, guard/forward and the Big West Sixth Man of the Year, has been granted full release giving him the ability to transfer to another college.   “Travis and I have met and decided it is best for the program and himself to pursue other options,” Monson said in a statement. “We wish him well.”   The release will ...

LBSU Dirtbags well represented on MLB Opening Day

LBSU Dirtbags well represented on MLB Opening Day

April 5, 2016

Over the past six seasons, the Long Beach State baseball program led Major League Baseball with the most alumni from one university. In 2015, 16 former LBSU ball players saw action in the big leagu...