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Results starting to show in Year 2 under Monson

Results starting to show in Year 2 under Monson

Abbey Mastracco, Staff writer

December 9, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

When Dan Monson took over for Larry Reynolds as the men's basketball coach last season, he knew he wasn't getting himself in over his head.To many, the opportunity wasn't particularly tempting. A team that ha...

LBSU hits the road for two

LBSU hits the road for two

Tucker Savoye, Assistant sports editor

December 9, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Long Beach State men's basketball team travels to Ogden, Utah for a game tonight with the Weber State Wildcats (2-4). The game is a rematch of LBSU's dramatic, come-from-behind Homecoming win on Nov. 22...

Dons end 49ers’ 4-game win streak

Tucker Savoye, Assistant sports editor

December 6, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The third time was not the charm for the Long Beach State men's basketball team Saturday night in San Francisco.After winning its first two overtime games of the young season — one a double overtime thriller — the 49ers fell in double OT, this time to the host Dons, 78-74, at War Memorial Gym.The loss also ends LBSU's four-game win streak. Dior Lowhorn led the way for USF (6-3) as one of five players who score...

The Beach withstands the Waves at the Pyramid

The Beach withstands the Waves at the Pyramid

Tucker Savoye, Assistant sports editor

December 2, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Guards Donovan Morris and Casper Ware continued their stellar play Wednesday night at the Walter Pyramid as Long Beach State won its fourth straight game, 80-61, over Pepperdine.After averaging 27 points last...

49ers try to ride out Waves for 4th straight hoops win

49ers try to ride out Waves for 4th straight hoops win

Tucker Savoye, Assistant sports editor

December 2, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Long Beach State hosts Pepperdine tonight at the Walter Pyramid. Tip-off will be at 7:05 p.m. It will be the last chance to see the 49ers in home action until Dec. 20. The Waves are just 1-5 this seaso...

‘Niners win third straight, beat New Mexico State

‘Niners win third straight, beat New Mexico State

Tucker Savoye, Assistant sports editor

November 29, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

After scoring 24 points in a double overtime win at Idaho State, Donovan Morris poured in 30 to give Long Beach State an 82-77 win over the New Mexico State Aggies Sunday night at The Walter Pyramid.Point ...

Morris finds touch late, leads LBSU to first road win

Tucker Savoye, Assistant sports editor

November 24, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Donovan Morris had seen enough after 45 minutes on Tuesday night.Morris, who struggled on 1-of-9 shooting from the field after the first overtime, scored 14 points in the last five minutes to lead Long Beach State to an 88-82 double OT victory over Idaho State at Holt Arena.The first team All-Big West Conference guard from a year ago finished with a game-high 24 points on just 4-of-12 shooting but converted 14-of-16 from th...

LBSU men to take on Idaho State and New Mexico State

Tucker Savoye, Assistant sports editor

November 24, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Fresh off an exciting come-from-behind Homecoming win, the 49ers play at Idaho State tonight before returning to The Beach for a Sunday afternoon game with New Mexico State.LBSU (1-2) is paced by All-Big West Conference guard Donovan Morris, who is averaging 15 points per game after registering 20 in last Saturday night's win over Weber State.Stephan Gilling is averaging 11 PPG and has knocked down a team-high 10 3-pointers....