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Freshmen duo keep 49ers atop Big West

Freshmen duo keep 49ers atop Big West

February 6, 2009

Box scoreThe Long Beach State men's basketball team needed two extra periods to put away the Pacific Tigers, 81-80, Saturday night at the Walter Pyramid to seal its first conference sweep of the season....

Aggies return the favor at The Pyramid

Aggies return the favor at The Pyramid

Tucker Savoye, Staff writer

February 4, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Box scoreAfter beating UC Davis at their gym last month, the Aggies returned the favor to the Long Beach State men's basketball team, 82-76, Thursday night at the Walter Pyramid in front of 1,953 fans.Vinc...

Morris expects to return from ankle injury tonight

Tucker Savoye, Staff writer

February 4, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

After dropping consecutive games in the Big West Conference to see its conference record fall to 5-2, the Long Beach State men's basketball team showed a lot of heart at UC Irvine.The 49ers (11-9, 6-2 Big West) defeated the Anteaters and held on to first place for at least another few days.They have two more home conference games — tonight and Saturday — before finishing with five of their last six Big West ga...

ESPNU’s BracketBusters to hit The Beach

Tucker Savoye, Staff writer

February 3, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Long Beach State's men's basketball team will host Wisconsin-Green Bay at the Walter Pyramid on Feb. 21 as part of ESPNU's BracketBusters. "The ESPNU BracketBusters concept," according to the Big West Conference press release, "named because of the success of teams from these conferences in NCAA Tournament play through the years, provides participating programs with an opportunity to play top non-conference opponents abou...

Freshman floor general leads gym rat pack

Freshman floor general leads gym rat pack

Daniel Ramirez, Assistant sports editor

February 2, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

For most athletes, freshman year is a time of learning how hard they need to work to become competitive in college athletics.Others like Long Beach State men's basketball point guard Casper Ware seem to a...

Beach men get back on track

Tucker Savoye, Staff writer

January 30, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Box scoreIRVINE, Calif. -- T.J. Robinson may find himself in the starting line-up again very soon. After scoring nine points and pulling down 15 rebounds in a loss Thursday night, the freshman forward led Long Beach State to a 67-63 road win over UC Irvine with 20 points and 10 rebounds Saturday night at the Bren Events Center.The 49ers (11-9, 6-2 Big West Conference) were without leading scorer Donovan Morris, who missed t...

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...