The Matadors scored 42 points down the stretch to drop the Beach to 0-16 when allowing more than 70 points.
Denying a second half 16-point Rainbow Warrior comeback, the Beach sealed its third win in its last four games.
Injuries to Chance Hunter and Romelle Mansel combined with UC Irvine’s 44-point second half were too much for Long Beach State to overcome.
Riding back-to-back wins for the first time this season, the Long Beach State men’s basketball team will look to string three wins in a row Wednesday at the Bren Events Center.
In a critical game in the Big West standings, sophomore guard Michael Carter III nailed the final shot to lift the Beach with two seconds left.
Sitting last in the conference standings midway through the season, Long Beach State men’s basketball is headed towards its first losing season in over 12 years.
Allowing the Big West’s worst scoring team to erupt for 92 points on 53% shooting, the Beach’s double-digit losing streak extended to three.
Trudging through a two-game double-digit losing streak, the Beach looks to avoid falling into sole ownership of last place in the Big West.
Dropping to 0-13 when its opponents score more than 70 points, the Long Beach State men’s basketball team left a lot to be desired in the second half of an 87-62 loss to UCSB at the Walter Pyramid Saturday. UC Santa Barbara (14-8, 3-4 Big West) avenged its January home[Read More…]
The Beach’s eight-game winning streak over UCR snapped in Riverside as the Highlanders shot 50% from the field.