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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...

LBSU finishes its trip to Montana with a loss

LBSU finishes its trip to Montana with a loss

Kevin Colindres, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017

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

Long Beach State women’s basketball guards Shanaijah Davison and Cecily Wilson combined for 32 points and 15 rebounds, but it was not enough for the 49ers to overcome the Lady Griz. LBSU’s (1-7) poor sh...

LBSU drops first match in Lady Griz Classic

LBSU drops first match in Lady Griz Classic

December 2, 2017

A chilly Missoula night cooled down the Long Beach State women’s basketball team and snapped an opportunity to extend its win streak on the road. After an efficient shooting night against Arizona ...

LBSU women’s basketball beats Arizona 80-72 for its first win of the season

LBSU women’s basketball beats Arizona 80-72 for its first win of the season

November 28, 2017

After five consecutive losses to begin the season, Long Beach State women’s basketball spent the entire game ahead of Arizona in its 80-72 win Tuesday. Long Beach led by as many as 20 points in the game t...

LBSU remains winless three games into the season

LBSU remains winless three games into the season

November 18, 2017

What was a home game for the 49ers felt like a road game as the Loyola Marymount fans cheered at the Walter Pyramid every time the Lions scored. The Long Beach State women’s basketball team was able to score...