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All-Big West selection dismissed

All-Big West selection dismissed

Andrea C. Quezada, Staff writer

November 30, 2009

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The leading scorer from last year's women's basketball team was released for a "violation of team rules," Long Beach State head coach Jody Wynn confirmed on Tuesday.Senior forward Whitney Fields, a pres...

‘Niner Notes: Nov. 27-28

Daily 49er sports staff

November 27, 2009

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball: 49ers hold off RiceBox scoreKarina Figueroa notched 17 points to lead four Long Beach State players in double-figures as the 49ers edged the Rice Owls, 68-64, on Saturday at the University of Miami Thanksgiving Tournament in Coral Gables, Fla.Figueroa, who also dished out five assists and collected four rebounds, shot just 3-of-9 from the field, but did most of her damage from the free throw line, going 11-...

‘Niner Notes: Nov. 23-24

‘Niner Notes: Nov. 23-24

Daily 49er sports staff

November 22, 2009

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

Women's Basketball: Wade garners first Player of the Week honorSenior forward Ally Wade nabbed the Big West Women's Basketball Player of the Week award, the conference office announced Monday afternoon.Th...

‘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...

Sims balances basketball, classwork

Sims balances basketball, classwork

November 17, 2009

In between early morning workouts and a hectic school schedule, Lauren Sims still manages to devote time to preparing herself for life after basketball.The senior on the Long Beach State women's basket...

Second-half comeback falls short

Second-half comeback falls short

November 15, 2009

Box scoreThe Long Beach State women's basketball team nearly came back to beat Loyola Marymount Monday night, but instead suffered a 75-70 loss at the Walter Pyramid.After being down by as many as 19 poi...

Guard play delivers ‘Wynn’-ing formula in opener

Guard play delivers ‘Wynn’-ing formula in opener

Andrea C. Quezada, Staff writer

November 13, 2009

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Box scoreThe Long Beach State women's basketball team held Prairie View A&M scoreless during the final two minutes of the season-opening game to beat the defending Southwestern Athletic Conference cha...

MCDANNALD: Figueroa’s luck turns around

MCDANNALD: Figueroa’s luck turns around

November 12, 2009

 For a player with as much tough luck the past two seasons as Karina Figueroa, it's hard to imagine that Friday the 13th could be one of her better days. Her 23-point, 10-assist double-double and f...