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Long Beach looks to pull ahead in Big West standings

Long Beach looks to pull ahead in Big West standings

Kevin Colindres, Sports Editor

January 22, 2019

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

Coming off a 92-90 loss in overtime to Fullerton, Long Beach (2-1) is looking to bounce back against Northridge. In the Big West media preseason rankings poll, Cal State Northridge was picked to fini...

COLUMN: Long Beach’s impressive start is not a fluke

COLUMN: Long Beach’s impressive start is not a fluke

January 22, 2019

As far as Long Beach State men’s basketball goes, for the most part no one expected this strong of a start to Big West conference play. From Long Beach fans posting to online community message boards...

Long Beach drops heartbreaker to Cal State Fullerton

Long Beach drops heartbreaker to Cal State Fullerton

Alex Manfredi, Deputy Sports Editor

January 19, 2019

Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports, Today

The Long Beach State men’s basketball team has not lost to Cal State Fullerton at the Walter Pyramid since 2010. After starting out Big West play with two wins, Long Beach broke that streak Saturday night, fal...

Davison leads Long Beach to fourth straight win

Davison leads Long Beach to fourth straight win

January 17, 2019

After struggling early in the pre-season, the Long Beach State women’s basketball team has found its groove in conference play, winning its first two games. The team’s four-game win streak was improv...

Booker, Alberts pace Long Beach past UC Irvine

Booker, Alberts pace Long Beach past UC Irvine

January 16, 2019

IRVINE —  Long Beach State senior point guard Deishuan Booker is on a redemption tour. After the 49ers finished in fifth place in the Big West conference last year, Booker said he’s hoping to make a statem...

Long Beach defeats UC Davis behind Booker’s career-high night

Long Beach defeats UC Davis behind Booker’s career-high night

January 12, 2019

Despite redshirt senior forward Temidayo Yussuf sitting out due to knee soreness, the Long Beach State men’s basketball team pulled away with a 82-77 win over UC Davis Saturday to begin Big West conference play....

Long Beach enters Big West play working on fundamentals

Long Beach enters Big West play working on fundamentals

Alex Manfredi, Assistant Sports Editor

January 10, 2019

Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports, Today

The Long Beach State men’s basketball team has had two weeks to prepare for its biggest and most important stretch of the season: Big West conference play. Prior to a blowout 124-52 win over Division ...

Long Beach earns second win in a row

Long Beach earns second win in a row

December 22, 2018

Senior forward KJ Byers sealed Thursday’s game against Pepperdine with an emphatic dunk, but Saturday saw him seal the game using defense against the Rams with a strip, leading to free throws by senio...