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LBSU loses in the first round of the WNIT

Grester Celis-Acosta, Staff Writer

March 20, 2016

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

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team saw its season come to an end on Thursday, losing in the first round of the WNIT to Oregon, 84-76. The Ducks had five players score double digits, with senior guard Lexi Petersen leading the way with 22 points. As for the 49ers, junior guard Raven Benton led the team in scoring with 22 points while junior guard Anna Kim and sophomore guard Gigi Hascheff added 12 points....

Wynn-Wynn situation at LBSU

Wynn-Wynn situation at LBSU

March 16, 2016

During a typical practice for Long Beach State’s women’s basketball team, a spectator will hear the rippling sound of a whistle echo throughout the walls of the Walter Pyramid. To head coach Jody ...

LBSU women’s basketball prepares for Oregon in WNIT

LBSU women’s basketball prepares for Oregon in WNIT

March 16, 2016

When the Long Beach State women’s basketball team opens the Women’s National Invitation Tournament against Oregon on Thursday, they will attempt to pick up their first postseason win in 16 years. ...

LBSU women’s basketball opens second consecutive WNIT on Thursday

LBSU women’s basketball opens second consecutive WNIT on Thursday

March 15, 2016

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team returns to the Women’s National Invitation Tournament for the second consecutive season. The 49ers (24-8) open tournament play against Oregon (20-10) on ...

Hawai’i eliminates LBSU from Big West Tournament

Hawai’i eliminates LBSU from Big West Tournament

March 11, 2016

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Long Beach State women’s basketball team fell out of the Big West Tournament under a barrage of three-pointers in its 76-60 semifinal loss to Hawai’i on Friday inside the Ho...

Raven Benton sends LBSU to Big West Tournament semifinals

Raven Benton sends LBSU to Big West Tournament semifinals

March 9, 2016

Thanks to a last-second jumper by junior guard Raven Benton, the Long Beach State women’s basketball team advanced to the Big West Tournament semifinal with a 54-52 victory over Cal Poly. With two seco...

UC Riverside, Hawai’i will end LBSU’s Big West Tournament hopes

UC Riverside, Hawai’i will end LBSU’s Big West Tournament hopes

Grester Celis-Acosta, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

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

A much improved Long Beach State women’s basketball team from last season will still not be good enough to come out on top at the Big West Tournament. The 49ers received the third seed in the tou...

LBSU’s Jewelyn Sawyer, Raven Benton take home major Big West accolades

LBSU’s Jewelyn Sawyer, Raven Benton take home major Big West accolades

Grester Celis-Acosta, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

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

The Big West Conference released its all-conference women’s basketball teams on Monday, naming Long Beach State’s Jewelyn Sawyer the defensive player of the year and Raven Benton on the first team....