After having last met in the NCAA tournament semifinals, Long Beach once again defeated the Waves in four sets at the Walter Pyramid.
Riding a four-game win streak, the Beach now prepares to face off against No. 9 Pepperdine.
Holding one of the Big West’s premier offenses to 56 points and 33.8% shooting, Long Beach State took down UC Irvine with a team effort.
In the midst of a two-game losing streak, the Beach will look to bounce back in a huge way against the Big West’s top team.
After having been a major player as an underclassman for Long Beach State in the past two years, the team’s middle blocker has become the de facto leader on the reigning champion’s young roster.
With a combined 44 fouls and 39 turnovers from both teams, Long Beach’s effort fell short in an intense battle at the Walter Pyramid Saturday.
Long Beach State athletics put together an atmosphere of remembrance for LBSU’s basketball greats Saturday.
Following a three-game win streak to start the season, Long Beach extended their run with big performances from Carlos Rivera and Spencer Olivier Friday at the Walter Pyramid.
Long Beach’s fiery second-half performance was not enough to overcome its opening struggles at the Walter Pyramid Thursday.
Long Beach State took the lead with five minutes left to steal its fifth straight win at the Thunderdome, and first win on the road this season.