Daily 49er

Rehabbing guard rebounds from life-changing event

Rehabbing guard rebounds from life-changing event

December 14, 2008

Brandon Nevens thought he was going to die. The junior guard was running as part of the 49er men's basketball offseason workouts in September, but after Nevens completed the last lap, he collapsed on t...

No. 13 Orange batter The Beach, 79-55

Tucker Savoye, Tracy McDannald

December 12, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Long Beach State stayed with Syracuse early before an 18-4 run to start the second half secured a 79-55 win for the Orange in front of 17,244 fans at the Carrier Dome on Saturday afternoon.Arinze Onuaku led the way for 13th-ranked Syracuse (9-0) with 17 points and six rebounds. Onuaku was a perfect 7-of-7 from the field. Guard Eric Devendorf, in the news this week after appealing a suspension from the university, started an...

LBSU falls in rematch against Weber State, 72-63

Tracy McDannald, Tucker Savoye

December 10, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

After getting burned repeatedly from long range in Long Beach State's big comeback at the Walter Pyramid, Weber State's men's basketball team returned the favor Thursday night.This time, there was no 23-point comeback to save the 49ers as the Wildcats won, 72-63, in Ogden, Utah.Senior Donovan Morris struggled, shooting just 5-of-13 from the floor for 14 points after dropping 20 on the Wildcats in the previous meeting. The ...

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...