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Chugg it at the Nugget: Episode 8

Chugg it at the Nugget: Episode 8

November 20, 2018

Sports Editor Kevin Colindres and Assistant Sports Editor Alex Manfredi discuss Long Beach State men's basketball's first MGM tournament match against Iona College in Las Vegas! https://soundcloud.com/daily49er/chugg-it-at-the-nugget-episode-8

Ron Freeman’s game-winning layup puts Long Beach State over Iona

Ron Freeman’s game-winning layup puts Long Beach State over Iona

November 19, 2018

LAS VEGAS — Redshirt junior guard Ron Freeman channeled his inner mamba mentality and put in a leaning layup as the clock expired and the Long Beach State men’s basketball team upset the Iona Gaels in th...

Long Beach dominates Northridge on senior night

Long Beach dominates Northridge on senior night

November 18, 2018

The post-conference silence in the media room in the Water pyramid cast a fitting, somber tone over the 49ers’ (16-13, 8-8 Big West) three set win over CSUN (8-19, 4-12 Big West) Saturday night. T...

No. 3 Long Beach upsets No. 2 Pepperdine in semifinals

No. 3 Long Beach upsets No. 2 Pepperdine in semifinals

November 17, 2018

Sports often serves as a unifying distraction from tragedy, a characteristic that was exemplified Saturday in a highly engaging Golden Coast Conference semifinal match between No. 3 seeded Long Beach State a...

Spriggs grows into natural leadership role

Spriggs grows into natural leadership role

Samantha Diaz, Managing Editor

November 14, 2018

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

“You don’t stop playing until the whistle blows,” senior outside hitter Tyler Spriggs told her teammates from the sidelines in a tough game against Hawai’i Nov. 3. Leading has always been ...

Booker’s impressive start to the season is a good sign for the 49ers

Booker’s impressive start to the season is a good sign for the 49ers

November 10, 2018

LOS ANGELES — With two minutes left in the first half Deishuan Booker pulled up for a three, stared down the No. 21 UCLA bench and then ran back to pick up his man on defense. Booker played with no fear, and if Long...

Long Beach comeback falls short at No. 21 UCLA

Long Beach comeback falls short at No. 21 UCLA

November 9, 2018

LOS ANGELES – Amidst a scattered, loud crowd in Pauley Pavilion Friday night, 49ers came out firing on all cylinders. The Long Beach State men’s basketball team led for a large part of the first h...

Long Beach State men’s basketball brings new energy into 2018-2019 season

Long Beach State men’s basketball brings new energy into 2018-2019 season

Alex Manfredi, Assistant Sports Editor

November 8, 2018

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

After finishing a second year with 15 wins and a below .500 record, Long Beach State men’s basketball was an early exit from the Big West conference last season. While the glory days are long gone, a fresh ...