Men’s Basketball

Men’s hoops to host Weber State for Homecoming

After dropping close contests at national powers Brigham Young and Wisconsin last weekend, the 49er men’s basketball team has Homecoming back at The Beach. The Weber State Wildcats visit the Walter Pyramid in the home opener Saturday at 4:05 p.m. LBSU (0-2), which has averaged 63 points per game and[Read More…]

Shooting help arrives

Stephan Gilling is ready to play his first home basketball game in a 49er jersey after patiently waiting a year on the bench. Gilling transferred from Colorado State University to Long Beach State during the 2007-08 season but was not able to play due to the NCAA transfer rules. Now[Read More…]

‘Niners fall late to No. 21 Badgers

A trip to Brigham Young and Wisconsin was not expected to yield much for the Long Beach State men’s basketball team. But a 10-point loss to BYU on Friday and a very close 68-61 loss to No. 21 Wisconsin Sunday afternoon shows how far this team has come in a[Read More…]

Men’s basketball falls late to BYU in season opener

All-American forward Lee Cummard was just as good as advertised for Brigham Young. This past off-season he turned down the NBA to return to Provo, Utah for his senior season, much to the delight of everyone but Long Beach State on Friday night at the Marriott Center. Behind Cummard’s career-high[Read More…]

Men’s basketball starts season on the road Friday

LBSU at BYU (Friday, 6 p.m. in Provo, Utah) Last year, BYU finished 27-8 with a 14-2 mark in the Mountain West Conference. The Cougars advanced to the NCAA Tournament as the No. 8-seed and dropped a 67-62 decision to Texas A&M. They return two starters including All-American Lee Cummard,[Read More…]

Freshman golfer highlights Tuesday’s Sports Picks

Women’s golf Freshman opens tournament with three-shot lead Freshman Lee Lopez sank eight birdies to finish the opening round atop the leaderboard at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown on Monday. The freshman, who played a bogey-free round, carded an 8-under 64 round at the Boulder Creek Golf Club and leads[Read More…]

Big West announces FOX, ESPN men’s basketball schedule

The Long Beach State men’s basketball team will appear on FSN Prime Ticket three times this season as part of the Big West Conference television package, unveiled today by commissioner Dennis Farrell. The schedules features 21 games on the ESPN and FOX platforms, including ESPN2, ESPNU, FSN West and FSN[Read More…]

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