The now senior guard led the team in scoring as a freshman and sophomore.
Long Beach men’s basketball gets a new point guard.
As the lowest-seeded team in the bracket, the Beach will look to pull off a historic upset Thursday to keep its season alive.
Down by one with 2:56 left, the Beach fell behind on a 8-3 Titan run as the final regular-season buzzer sounded.
The Beach played a close game up until the final frame, led by sophomore Justina King’s 11-point fourth quarter for a win on senior night.
Storming back from as much an 18-point deficit to the Mustangs, the Beach rode an 18-point second half outburst by lone senior Jordan Griffin into overtime in front of an excited crowd.
The Beach’s defensive prowess stops Fullerton from making a fourth-quarter comeback.
With 1.1 seconds left and the game tied, a shooting foul awarded to Aggies junior forward Kennedy Koehler sealed the Beach’s fate for its ninth loss in the Big West.
The Long Beach State women’s basketball team dropped to a sixth-place tie in the Big West after losing its third game in a row.
The Matadors scored 42 points down the stretch to drop the Beach to 0-16 when allowing more than 70 points.