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LBSU prepares for Cal Poly in Big West Tournament quarterfinal

LBSU prepares for Cal Poly in Big West Tournament quarterfinal

March 8, 2016

After Cal Poly's win over CSUN in the Big West Tournament first round Tuesday, the Long Beach State women’s basketball team finally knows its opponent for the quarterfinals. The 49ers practiced on Monday and Tuesday wi...

LBSU ends regular season on five-game win streak

LBSU ends regular season on five-game win streak

Grester Celis-Acosta, Staff Writer

March 6, 2016

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

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team finished its regular season 23-7 after defeating UC Davis 74-64 on Thursday and Cal State Northridge 79-69 on Saturday. The 49ers also finished 12-4 in the Big West...

LBSU looking for two-game bye in Big West Tournament

LBSU looking for two-game bye in Big West Tournament

March 2, 2016

With only two games remaining for the season, the Long Beach State women’s basketball team is in position to advance directly into the Big West Tournament semifinals. The top two teams at the end of the season s...

LBSU beats UC Irvine for 3rd straight win, Raven Benton honored

LBSU beats UC Irvine for 3rd straight win, Raven Benton honored

Grester Celis-Acosta, Staff Writer

February 27, 2016

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

On the night junior guard Raven Benton was honored for reaching 1,000 career points, becoming the 24th player in Long Beach State history to do so, the women’s basketball team dominated UC Irvine 67-49....

LBSU completes comeback win over Cal Poly

Grester Celis-Acosta, Staff Writer

February 24, 2016

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

Behind a furious fourth quarter comeback, the Long Beach State women’s basketball team defeated Cal Poly 61-56 on Wednesday inside the Mott Athletics Center in San Luis Obispo. The 49ers (20-7, 9-4) took their first lead of the game late in the fourth at the 3:51 mark after junior guard Raven Benton drained a free throw, giving the 49ers a 53-52 lead. From that point on, LBSU would not allow Cal Poly (13-14, 6-8) to ...

Weekend previews

Weekend previews

February 24, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Men's Volleyball, Softball, Sports, Sports Showcase, Today, Uncategorized, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

Men’s basketball Who: UC Riverside (13-15, 4-8) When: Saturday at 4 p.m. Where: Walter Pyramid Need to know: Long Beach State (15-13, 9-4) come into its second regular season meeting against a team...

LBSU basketball teams set for Wednesday road games

LBSU basketball teams set for Wednesday road games

February 23, 2016

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

  Men’s basketball Who: UC Irvine (20-8, 9-3) When: Wednesday at 7 p.m. Where: Bren Events Center, Irvine TV: ESPN3 Need to Know: When Long Beach State (15-12, 9-3) faces UC Irvine on Wedne...

LBSU splits weekend road trip

Grester Celis-Acosta, Staff Writer

February 21, 2016

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

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team bounced back from a loss at UC Riverside with a 58-55 win against UC Santa Barbara on Saturday. The 49ers (19-7, 8-4) completed its season sweep of the Gauchos (10-17, 7-6) on Saturday in a narrow win inside the Thunderdome. All of LBSU’s junior guard Raven Benton’s 19 points came in the second half, which included a three-point play that gave the 49ers the three point lead...