49ers to face nation-leading team

49ers to face nation-leading team

Zachary Weber, Contributing Writer
December 8, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team will continue its six-game home slate, and look to extend its five-game win streak when it faces California at the Walter Pyramid on Saturday at 4 p.m. The Bears (7-1) will go into Saturday’s game ranked No. 10 in the country. They are ranked first... Read more »

Maturity helps 49ers win

Maturity helps 49ers win

Zachary Weber, Contributing Writer
December 8, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team used a strong defensive in the second half to defeat San Francisco 70-58 on Sunday in the Walter Pyramid. The Beach held a 46.9 field-goal percentage compared to the Dons’ 37.5 percent. LBSU outscored the Dons 41-31 in the second half. Head coach Jodi... Read more »

Last of the road game stretch

Last of the road game stretch

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
December 1, 2014
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After capturing three straight wins away from home, the 49ers will conclude their four-game road swing against Pepperdine on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Malibu. Five wins to one loss marks the 49ers’ best six-game start since the 1991-92 campaign. Senior Lauren Spargo gets to experience her team’s... Read more »

Winning holiday weekend

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
December 1, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The women’s basketball team started Thanksgiving week with wins against Alaska Anchorage and Boise State for the GCI Great Alaska Shootout title, and ended with a victory by handing Portland State its fifth consecutive loss in Oregon. The 49ers (5-1) edged Portland State (0-5) in a 62-58 win on... Read more »

LBSU embarks on trip to Alaska

LBSU embarks on trip to Alaska

Anita Wang , Sports Editor
November 24, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team will take its farthest road trip of the season to Anchorage, Alaska for the GCI Great Alaska Shootout on Tuesday and Wednesday. The 49ers will open the tournament against Boise State at 7 p.m. Tuesday, and play either Yale or Alaska Anchorage on Wednesday. Last... Read more »

LBSU falls short to USC

LBSU falls short to USC

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
November 24, 2014
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The Long Beach State women’s basketball team came back from a big deficit to force overtime, but fell short 90-85 to USC in the Walter Pyramid on Thursday. “I think we started off the second half believing that we’re just going to chip away possession by possession, and it starts on the defensive... Read more »

49ers look to go 3-0

49ers look to go 3-0

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
November 19, 2014
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The Long Beach State women’s basketball team will take on defending Pac-12 champions USC on Friday in the Walter Pyramid. “They’re extremely athletic,” head coach Jody Wynn said. “They have a lot of experience back from that team that went to the NCAA Tournament last year. They’re explosive,... Read more »

LBSU takes season opener

LBSU takes season opener

Kelsey Cruz, Staff Writer
November 17, 2014
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team defeated Seattle University 85-73 in its season opener Friday night at the Walter Pyramid. “It feels good to just get out on the court and compete against another team,” head coach Jody Wynn said. “I’m really pleased with our effort. I think our... Read more »