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LBSU stuffed in 76 Classic opener

LBSU stuffed in 76 Classic opener

Matt Moreno, Assistant sports editor

November 25, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Box scoreANAHEIM — At least the turkey and stuffing will taste better than the 23-point loss.Larry Anderson was held to just five points as the Long Beach State men's basketball team fell to No. 8...

49er teams serve full plate for Thanksgiving

49er teams serve full plate for Thanksgiving

Matt Moreno, Danny Lee

November 22, 2009

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

The NFL and college football dominate the Thanksgiving sports calendar, but a couple of Long Beach State teams will be in action within driving distance this weekend.The 49er men's basketball team coul...

‘Niner Notes: Nov. 19-22

Daily 49er sports staff

November 18, 2009

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

Men's Basketball: Gilling pours 22, LBSU charges past Green Bay Box scoreStephan Gilling snapped out of his early-season shooting slump to lift the Long Beach State men's basketball team to an 81-69 win over Green Bay on Saturday at the Resch Center.The senior guard netted 22 points on 8-of-16 shooting, including a 6-of-14 showing from behind the 3-point line. Sophomore Larry Anderson added 17 points, five rebounds, four assists and...

MORENO: Loss to Notre Dame provides lessons moving forward

Matt Moreno, Assistant sports editor

November 18, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Long Beach State took the "L" in a 20-point loss to Notre Dame Thursday night, but the game could prove to be a valuable learning experience for the young squad. The 49ers' fast-paced style of play clearly had an effect on the Fighting Irish, and it even led to a 24-20 lead for LBSU at one point in the first half. The 'Niners then had a lapse of intensity to start the second half, which had also been the case for the first ...

49ers to face first high-profile road opponent

Matt Moreno, Assistant sports editor

November 17, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Long Beach State men's basketball team's biggest challenge of the season, so far, awaits in Notre Dame, Ind. tonight.Associated Press preseason All-American Luke Harangody and his Notre Dame squad will look to hand the 49ers their first loss of the 2009-10 season. The Fighting Irish are just the first of many high-profile opponents that LBSU will face this season.Head coach Dan Monson knew the 49ers' confidence would be challen...

Sophomore duo calms the Waves in first road test

Sophomore duo calms the Waves in first road test

Tracy McDannald, Managing Editor

November 16, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Box scoreMALIBU — In a nonconference affair featuring a pair of athletic guards, Larry Anderson's personal highlight reel was the momentum changer Tuesday night.Long Beach State's men's basketbal...

‘Niner Notes: Nov. 17

Daily 49er sports staff

November 16, 2009

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

Women's Volleyball: Four sign to play with The BeachThe Long Beach State women's volleyball team announced the signing of four players as part of its 2010 recruiting class on Monday.Delainey Aigner-Swesey, Haleigh Hampton, Alma Serna and Ashley Vazquez will join the 49er roster next season.Aigner-Swesey, a 6-foot-1 outside hitter, is currently attending Serrano High School, Beach sophomore Caitlin Ledoux's alma mater. Hamp...

RAMIREZ: LBSU-Pepperdine game not short on star power

RAMIREZ: LBSU-Pepperdine game not short on star power

Daniel Ramirez, Staff writer

November 15, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Long Beach State-Pepperdine men's basketball game has to be one of the most under-hyped matchups all season.Over the summer, I went to the Walter Pyramid to watch players play pick-up basketball, and I saw...