Men’s Sports

‘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…]

Longoria unanimously wins AL Rookie of the Year

Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria received the storybook ending to his fairy-tale season: the American League Rookie of the Year award. A former Long Beach State standout, Longoria was a unanimous selection for the honor voted on by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America and announced Monday. The[Read More…]

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