Dissecting the Beach’s zone defense, the Gaels shot 60% from deep in a comfortable win over the Beach.
The Cardinal executes stranglehold defense early to blowout the Beach, as 12 players for both teams see action.
Long Beach State forced 29 turnovers in a gritty Homecoming game versus the University of San Diego Saturday, Nov. 9. The Beach won 74-62.
Forcing 29 turnovers, the Beach’s defense was strong once again in their 74-62 victory Saturday.
Starting off its season for the second year in a row at Pauley Pavilion, Long Beach State men’s basketball couldn’t complete the upset against UCLA after dropping a six-point lead with 5:39 remaining, losing a heartbreaker 69-65.
After an impressive first half, Long Beach State loses 69-65 in its season opener at UCLA.
Key returners Jordan Roberts, Jordan Griffin and Drew Cobb look to help bring an under-the-radar Long Beach team back to Big West men’s hoops contention.
Colin Slater, Breyon Jackson and Jeffrey Yan will trade their team polos for game uniforms after returning from redshirt seasons.
Sophomore transfers Chance Hunter, Trever Irish and Michael Carter III look to introduce themselves not only to CSULB, but also the Big West Conference.
Freshmen guards Justin René, R.J. Rhoden and Shaden Knight are set to provide depth on the perimeter right out of high school.