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Crowd shows up like never before at Pyramid

Crowd shows up like never before at Pyramid

January 29, 2009

I think the entire school was in the building for the men's basketball game between Long Beach State and Cal State Fullerton on Thursday night.A season-high crowd of 4,263 packed the Walter Pyramid but it...

LBSU men’s basketball to play Big West rivals

LBSU men’s basketball to play Big West rivals

Tucker Savoye, Staff writer

January 28, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

After dropping its first Big West Conference game last Saturday at home to UC Riverside, the first-place Long Beach State men's basketball team will take the Walter Pyramid court again tonight for a tu...

CS Fullerton steals win at the Pyramid

CS Fullerton steals win at the Pyramid

Tucker Savoye, Staff writer

January 28, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Box scoreJosh Akognon's fadeaway jumper from the left elbow with 3.9 left on the clock lifted Cal State Fullerton to a wild 61-60 win over Long Beach State Thursday night at the Walter Pyramid.In front of...

LBSU streak shattered by Highlander glass work

LBSU streak shattered by Highlander glass work

Tucker Savoye, Staff writer

January 24, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Box scoreUC Riverside came to the Walter Pyramid and outworked the 'Niners en route to a 64-55 victory in front of 2,873 spectators Saturday night. The loss drops Long Beach State to 10-8. It was their f...

LBSU men take conference win in stride

LBSU men take conference win in stride

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

January 17, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Head coach Dan Monson and his upstart Long Beach State men's basketball team have certainly shown fans it's a new year.In fact, the 49ers aren't even close to the same team people thought they were befo...

49ers have Matadors seeing red

49ers have Matadors seeing red

Tucker Savoye, Assistant sports editor

January 16, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Box scoreLong Beach State held on for an exciting win against preseason conference favorite CS Northridge, 74-68, Saturday evening at the Walter Pyramid.The win runs the 49ers' record to 10-7 and 5-0 in the ...

LBSU off to fast start in conference play

LBSU off to fast start in conference play

Tucker Savoye, Assistant sports editor

January 9, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

It's early. Very early in fact. But as of this moment, Long Beach State sits all alone atop the Big West Conference men's basketball standings.After winning just three conference games all last season...

Men’s basketball runs Big West record to 4-0

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

January 9, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Long Beach State men's basketball blitzed UC Davis with a 41-13 run to end the first half en route to its fourth Big West Conference win in as many games Saturday night.The 49ers held on to top the Aggies, 86-78, to keep their perfect conference record alive."I think the last 17 minutes of the first half were our best stretch of the season," LBSU head coach Dan Monson said in a press release.Senior Donovan Morris netted 1...