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MORENO: Scrimmage showcases players with potential for breakout season

MORENO: Scrimmage showcases players with potential for breakout season

Matt Moreno, Assistant Sports Editor

October 25, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

If Saturday's open practice was any indication, the Long Beach State men's basketball team will probably not have to worry about a sophomore slump next season.While the practice and subsequent scrimmage...

Big West coaches create hell’s kitchen

Big West coaches create hell’s kitchen

October 12, 2009

Big West Media Day coverageANAHEIM — Basketball coaches turned in their playbooks for aprons and cookbooks Tuesday at the ESPN Zone at Downtown Disney.Featuring just the Southern California-based schools...

Coaches cook up season outlook

Coaches cook up season outlook

Matt Moreno and Tracy McDannald

October 12, 2009

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

Cook-off coverageANAHEIM — Before doing battle on the court, the Big West Conference men's and women's basketball coaches had the opportunity to face-off in the kitchen Tuesday at the ESPN Zone a...

Morris to call Hungary new home

Morris to call Hungary new home

Tracy McDannald, Managing editor

July 29, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Donovan Morris will be packing up and bringing his game overseas to Hungary.The former Long Beach State men's basketball guard agreed to a professional contract with Falco KC-Szombathely, he announced...

Clock striking midnight on men’s hoops Cinderellas

Clock striking midnight on men’s hoops Cinderellas

March 25, 2009

Sorry Cinderella, no room for you this year. Underdogs, well, better luck next season.As the third round of NCAA Tournament action continues today, there has been very little "madness" to speak of so far...

Beach ‘band’ of brothers

Beach ‘band’ of brothers

March 17, 2009

A flimsy piece of rubber usually doesn't hold much meaning.Yet, for the men's basketball team, winning nine more games than last season might not have been possible without a seemingly insignificant piece of wrist...

Sizing up the 65-team NCAA men’s basketball tournament field

Sizing up the 65-team NCAA men’s basketball tournament field

March 15, 2009

Just because the 49ers aren't in the NCAA Tournament doesn't mean that March Madness hasn't hit a fever pitch in the newsroom. Sports editor Tracy McDannald, assistant sports editor Danny Lee and staff ...

LBSU athletics endures day to forget

LBSU athletics endures day to forget

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

March 13, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

ANAHEIM — You didn't need to look at a calendar to know it was Friday the 13th, just look at the Long Beach State officials at the Anaheim Convention Center.A 65-60 loss to Pacific in the Big West Conference semifinals capped one of the most disappointing days...