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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...

CS Fullerton steals win at the Pyramid

CS Fullerton steals win at the Pyramid

Tucker Savoye, Staff writer

January 28, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Box scoreJosh Akognon's fadeaway jumper from the left elbow with 3.9 left on the clock lifted Cal State Fullerton to a wild 61-60 win over Long Beach State Thursday night at the Walter Pyramid.In front of...

LBSU streak shattered by Highlander glass work

LBSU streak shattered by Highlander glass work

Tucker Savoye, Staff writer

January 24, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Box scoreUC Riverside came to the Walter Pyramid and outworked the 'Niners en route to a 64-55 victory in front of 2,873 spectators Saturday night. The loss drops Long Beach State to 10-8. It was their f...

LBSU men take conference win in stride

LBSU men take conference win in stride

Tracy McDannald, Sports editor

January 17, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Head coach Dan Monson and his upstart Long Beach State men's basketball team have certainly shown fans it's a new year.In fact, the 49ers aren't even close to the same team people thought they were befo...