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Second-half defense sparks LBSU men’s victory

Second-half defense sparks LBSU men’s victory

Matt Moreno, Assistant sports

January 13, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Box scoreWelcome back 49ers, it's been a while.The Long Beach State men's basketball team used an early second-half surge to cement a 67-47 over UC Santa Barbara at the Walter Pyramid on Thursday nigh...

Ware does it all in 49ers’ win

Ware does it all in 49ers’ win

Matt Moreno, Assistant sports editor

January 8, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Box scoreAfter starting Big West Conference play with two straight losses, the 49ers desperately needed someone to step up. Anyone.Casper Ware answered the call and helped The Beach end its five-game l...

49ers’ struggles continue in Fullerton

49ers’ struggles continue in Fullerton

January 6, 2010

Box scoreFULLERTON — The cellar is a lonely place and that's where the Long Beach State men's basketball team finds itself after a second straight disappointing loss.The 49ers had many attempts, b...

Free-throw shooting costs Long Beach State in Riverside

Free-throw shooting costs Long Beach State in Riverside

Matt Moreno, Assistant sports editor

January 1, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Box scoreRIVERSIDE — The UC Riverside Highlanders are quickly becoming a thorn in the side of Long Beach State men's basketball.The 49ers lost for the third straight time to UCR, 69-67, in overt...

MORENO: 49ers are where they should be

Matt Moreno, Assistant sports editor

December 28, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

On Tuesday, the Long Beach State men's basketball team did what plenty of other teams have done in Durham, N.C., they lost.But hardly anybody wins in storied Cameron Indoor Stadium anymore. LBSU became the 75th consecutive nonconference opponent to fall in the facility.The 21-point loss ended the most impressive nonconference schedule that the program, quite possibly, had ever seen.The 49ers played four teams ranked in the nat...

Final destination: LBSU heads to No. 7 Duke

Final destination: LBSU heads to No. 7 Duke

December 27, 2009

The gauntlet of nationally-ranked nonconference opponents will come to an end Tuesday for the Long Beach State men's basketball team.The 49ers (6-6) will travel to Durham, N.C., to face No. 7 Duke (9-1...

No. 3 Kentucky is no Beach

No. 3 Kentucky is no Beach

Tucker Savoye, Contributing writer

December 22, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Box scoreLEXINGTON, Ky. — Fresh off Kentucky's storied program's NCAA-record 2,000th win, the Long Beach State men's basketball team was hoping the Wildcats were going to have that Y2K ...

LBSU cannot tame Lions

LBSU cannot tame Lions

December 21, 2009

Box scoreLOS ANGELES — The 2,074 in attendance probably had to rest their feet after the nail-biter they experienced on Monday night.The Long Beach State men's basketball team dealt out blows, but Lo...