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A look back at LBSU women’s basketball season

A look back at LBSU women’s basketball season

March 14, 2018

The process of making diamonds is a complicated, yet simple process: a lump of coal (or carbon) faces immense heat and pressure underground and if everything goes well, a diamond is formed. With a...

Curry cooks the 49ers in the first round

Curry cooks the 49ers in the first round

March 7, 2018

A hopeful final half of the season ended with a disappointing loss that sent the women’s basketball team home without a win. Long Beach’s (8-22, 6-10 Big West) season came to an end after a 79-66 lo...

The 49ers climb over the Titans

The 49ers climb over the Titans

February 18, 2018

Amid a flurry of slapping hands as she grabbed an offensive rebound, senior guard Cecily Wilson kept her composure and snatched the ball in mid-air, forcing the referee to call a foul. Smiling as she walked to the fr...

Women’s basketball will host UC Davis

Women’s basketball will host UC Davis

January 31, 2018

After a disappointing loss to the Cal Poly Mustangs Jan. 25, the 49ers’ women’s basketball team is looking to rebound against the UC Davis Aggies Thursday. “UC Davis isn’t great with a lot of ball pressure,...

LBSU struggles in Big West Conference home opener against UC Santa Barbara

LBSU struggles in Big West Conference home opener against UC Santa Barbara

January 21, 2018

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team played its first Big West Conference home game at the Walter Pyramid against UC Santa Barbara, but fell 90-74 Saturday. “It was probably our worst defensive gam...

Five takeaways from 49ers’ 65-63 victory over Grand Canyon

Jerel Abella, Contributing Writer

December 10, 2017

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

After Long Beach State (2-7) defeated Grand Canyon (2-7) Thursday, a contributing writer compiled a breakdown of the team’s performance. 1. Key Contributors: Senior guard Cecily Wilson and freshman center Emma Merriweather both came up huge with big performances, notching up double- doubles. Merriweather had a career-high 23 points and 12 rebounds, as Wilson came away with a season-high 14 points and career-best 13 rebounds. The freshman found her groove in the third quarter, scor...

Emma Merriweather’s career-high performance propels LBSU women’s basketball over the Lopes’

Kevin Colindres, Staff Writer

December 10, 2017

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

Long Beach State’s women’s basketball guard Cecily Wilson bounced the ball three times, took a deep breath and buried the game-winning free throw against Grand Canyon to clinch the 49ers’ second win of the season. Freshmen center Emma Merriweather had a career-high 23 points and 12 rebounds, while  Wilson contributed with 14 points and a career-best 13 boards. LBSU (2-7) came out on top 65-63 against Grand Can...

LBSU head back to Arizona to take on the Lopes

LBSU head back to Arizona to take on the Lopes

December 6, 2017

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team will head back to Arizona to take on Grand Canyon for the last match  of a six-game road trip. The last time the 49ers were in Arizona, the team picked up it...