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‘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...

Wynn hauls in first batch of recruits

Danny Lee, Sports editor

November 11, 2009

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Long Beach State women's basketball head coach Jody Wynn announced the signing of her first recruiting class on Thursday.Janae Coffee, Chantel Dooley and Brandi Henton each penned National Letters of Intent to play for the 49ers in 2010. "We are extremely happy with our early signees," Wynn said in a press release. "I think they provide us with a great balance of athleticism, strength, quickness and shooting ability. "All...