TYLER LAMB RUMORS & GOSSIP
It was so typical.
In the waning minutes of Thursday night's Big West Conference game between Long Beach State and Cal Poly, the two opponents traded baskets, back and forth, building the intensity with each change of the lead.
With The Beach down two, Mike Caffey grabbed an offensive rebound and found Tyler Lamb for a three. Then a Caffey jumper made the lead four. And then it disappeared...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Mike Caffey scored 24 points, Tyler Lamb added 16, and Long Beach State rallied to beat Xavier 73-70 on Sunday to place third in the Wooden Legacy tournament.
Temidayo Yussuf scored 15, Branford Jones 13 and the 49ers (4-4) shot 10 of 22 from distance, but were outrebounded 44-39.
Matt Stainbrook scored 19 and grabbed 12 rebounds for Xavier (5-2), which lost...
Tyler Lamb wasn't quite sure what he was looking for in a basketball program, but he knew what he had at UCLA wasn't it.
The guard out of Ontario, Calif. knew what he wanted in terms of basketball: He wanted a system that allowed players to play open and free, one that would allow for "basketball anticipation." Ben Howland's rigid x's and o's system wasn't working for the shooter...
Tyler Lamb scored 19 points and Mike Caffey added 18 more as Long Beach State beat Cal Poly 74-65 Saturday night.
After Michael Bolden's 3 with 14:46 remaining pulled Cal Poly (9-15, 5-6 Big West) within one, Lamb scored eight straight, including back-to-back 3-pointers, to open up a 47-38 LBSU lead.
Cal Poly trimmed its deficit to three just 1:12 later but would get no closer...
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February 16, 2014
Tyler Lamb scored 23 points with three assists and four steals as Long Beach State defeated UC Riverside 88-76 on Saturday night.
A.J. Spencer added 17 points and five assists for the 49ers (10-13, 6-3 Big West). Travis Hammonds came off the bench to score 13 points and grab six rebounds.
Long Beach State went 19-8 to start and led 58-48 at the break. The Highlanders kept it close...
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February 09, 2014
Tyler Lamb netted 20 points and grabbed 9 rebounds and Long Beach State survived a Cal Poly comeback, winning 63-62 on Saturday night.
Dan Jennings was big on the boards grabbing 11 while scoring 10 points for the 49ers.
Long Beach State (6-12, 2-2 Big West) executed a 19-2 run to take the lead 26-19 and eventually a 32-29 halftime lead.
The Mustangs fell behind by double digits...
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January 19, 2014
Tyler Lamb scored 29 points in helping Long Beach State come from behind and defeat Montana State University-Billings 82-75 on Saturday.
Lamb shot 9 of 17 from the field and made four 3-pointers while Mike Caffey and A.J. Spencer added 19 points each for Long Beach State, which improved from shooting just 28 percent in the first half to 42 percent at game end.
Long Beach State...
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December 21, 2013
The last time Tyler Lamb faced USC, he was wearing Bruin blue. Thursday night he made his debut in black and gold as his 49ers faced the Trojans at the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach. But the feeling was still the same.
"I've been through a lot with USC," Lamb said. "I've only lost to them once since I've been in college and I want to keep it that way."
His 20 points aided significantly...
The last time Tyler Lamb faced USC, he was wearing Bruin blue. On Thursday night he made his debut in black and gold as his 49ers faced the Trojans at the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach. But the feeling was still the same.
"I've been through a lot with USC," Lamb said. "I've only lost to them once since I've been in college and I want to keep it that way...
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Long Beach State head coach Dan Monson started off his postgame press conference by saying the game between The Beach and USC wasn't make-or-break for either team.
The game had no implications other than a tally in a win or loss column, but it had a much bigger meaning for Long Beach.
In front of a packed crowd of 4,410, the 49ers weathered a USC comeback for a thrilling 72-71...