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Jacob’s career-high 30 points not enough

Jacob’s career-high 30 points not enough

Daily 49er sports staff

November 24, 2008

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Long Beach State junior guard Courtney Jacob set a new career high, nearly recorded a triple-double and it still wasn't enough for the women's basketball team Monday night.The 49ers dropped an 83-63 dec...

Final tune-up: ‘Niners prep for Senior Night, regular season finale

Final tune-up: ‘Niners prep for Senior Night, regular season finale

Danny Lee, Assistant sports editor

November 24, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

After clinching its first Big West Conference championship since 2001, the 49er women's volleyball team will host No. 19 Colorado State, Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Walter Pyramid.In the final regular season...

Rivalry gives new meaning to Black and Blue beating

Rivalry gives new meaning to Black and Blue beating

November 24, 2008

The Yanks and BoSox, Celtics and Lakers, Packers and Bears, Ali and Frazier; these are some of professional sports' greatest rivalries.Long Beach State has its own rivalry with UC-Irvine in the aptly d...

Morris finds touch late, leads LBSU to first road win

Tucker Savoye, Assistant sports editor

November 24, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Donovan Morris had seen enough after 45 minutes on Tuesday night.Morris, who struggled on 1-of-9 shooting from the field after the first overtime, scored 14 points in the last five minutes to lead Long Beach State to an 88-82 double OT victory over Idaho State at Holt Arena.The first team All-Big West Conference guard from a year ago finished with a game-high 24 points on just 4-of-12 shooting but converted 14-of-16 from th...

LBSU men to take on Idaho State and New Mexico State

Tucker Savoye, Assistant sports editor

November 24, 2008

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Fresh off an exciting come-from-behind Homecoming win, the 49ers play at Idaho State tonight before returning to The Beach for a Sunday afternoon game with New Mexico State.LBSU (1-2) is paced by All-Big West Conference guard Donovan Morris, who is averaging 15 points per game after registering 20 in last Saturday night's win over Weber State.Stephan Gilling is averaging 11 PPG and has knocked down a team-high 10 3-pointers....

Freshman phenom headlines list of women’s volleyball honorees

Freshman phenom headlines list of women’s volleyball honorees

Danny Lee, Tracy McDannald

November 24, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

The honors keep coming in for freshman Caitlin Ledoux.The outside hitter was named the Big West Conference's Freshman of the Year and was one of five Long Beach State players selected to the All-Big We...

New 49ers show mettle, discard old habits in home opener

New 49ers show mettle, discard old habits in home opener

November 22, 2008

The new-look Long Beach State men's basketball team looked like last year's version through the first half against Weber State Saturday night.The only thing new appeared to be the home uniforms.Head coach Dan Mon...

Women’s volleyball captures Big West title in Fullerton

Henry Montemayor, Staff writer

November 22, 2008

Filed under Men's Volleyball, Sports

FULLERTON — The 23rd-ranked Long Beach State women's volleyball team clinched the Big West Conference title, and with it, a berth into the NCAA Tournament on Saturday night.The 49ers won in three sets, 25-16, 25-22, 26-24, over the CS Fullerton Titans on their Senior Night.Caitlin Ledoux and Quincy Verdin finished with 13 kills apiece to lead LBSU. Naomi Washington added six, while Nicole Vargas and Brittney Herzog tallie...