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5 things we learned from Long Beach State vs. Cal State Fullerton

Mike Caffey was a one-man wrecking crew as he led Long Beach State to a 91-85 overtime win over Cal State Fullerton. It was a career night for Caffey and forward David Samuels to help The Beach (11-11, 5-1 Big West) remain tied atop the conference standings and break the hearts of the Titans (8-13, 0-6 Big West). Here's five things we learned from Long Beach State's come-from-behind...
Via Fox Sports West
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Caffey, Long Beach St. beat Cal St-Fullerton 91-85 in OT

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) Mike Caffey scored 25 of his career-high 34 points after halftime as Long Beach State overcame a late 11-point deficit to beat Cal State-Fullerton 91-85 in overtime. David Samuels added a career-high 22 points and 13 rebounds for Long Beach State (11-11, 5-1 Big West), which closed regulation with a 15-4 run to force overtime. Caffey had three 3-pointers and...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hammonds, Long Beach St. top Cal State-Northridge

LOS ANGELES (AP) Travis Hammonds scored 11 of his season-high 16 points in the final 5:45, and senior David Samuels grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds to help Long Beach State beat Cal State-Northridge 64-58 on Saturday night. Mike Caffey had 14 points and five assists for Long Beach State (10-11, 4-1 Big West) and Tyler Lamb scored 10 with four steals. Caffey made 1 of 2 free throws...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Long Beach State trips UC Santa Barbara 69-53

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) Mike Caffey scored 22 points with four 3-pointers as and David Samuels added 15 points and 10 rebounds as Long Beach State defeated UC Santa Barbara 69-53 on Saturday night. The 49ers (9-11, 3-1 Big West) outrebounded Santa Barbara 47-35, grabbing 34 off the defensive glass and helping to limit Santa Barbara to 25-percent shooting from the field (16-64)....
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Caffey's late bucket gives Long Beach State win over Cal Poly

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...
Via Fox Sports West
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Long Beach State edges Cal Poly 50-48

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) Mike Caffey scored 14 points, including the game-winning bucket just ahead of the buzzer, to lift Long Beach State to a 50-48 win over Cal Poly on Thursday night. Caffey also hauled in seven rebounds and had four assists, while Tyler Lamb added nine points and David Samuels grabbed nine rebounds for Long Beach State (8-11, 2-1 Big West). Trailing by two at...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

UC Davis gets past Long Beach State in OT, 73-67

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) Corey Hawkins scored seven of his 28 points in extra time and UC Davis topped Long Beach State in overtime, 73-67 in a Big West Conference game Saturday night. The win over the 49ers is Davis' first since 2009 and snapped an 11 game losing streak to Long Beach State. David Samuels' jumper with 17:23 left in the second half gave Long Beach State the lead until...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Long Beach State rallies to beat UC Irvine 88-82

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) Mike Caffey and McKay LaSalle combined for 10 3-pointers Thursday to lead Long Beach State's 88-82 comeback win over UC Irvine in a Big West Conference opener. Caffey scored 27 (5 of 6 3s), LaSalle had 16 (5 of 9 3s), David Samuels added 15, and Branford Jones 10 with five assists. The 49ers (7-10, 1-0) opened with an 18-8 run in which Caffey scored 14, but Dominique...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Back In The Top Five In Both Polls

Photo: USA Today SportsWith wins over Long Beach State and Wake Forest last week, Louisville is now in the top five in both the AP Poll and the Coaches Poll. The Cards were already at No. 5 in the AP Poll following the loss to Kentucky. They’ve jumped from No. 6 to No. 5 in the Coaches Poll. ASSOCIATED PRESS TOP 25 1. Kentucky 2. Duke 3. Virginia 4. Wisconsin 5. Louisville 6....
Via The Cardinal Connect
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Long Beach State romps past D II Fresno Pacific 81-46

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) David Samuels scored a career-high 16 points and Branford Jones added 14 as Long Beach State walloped Division II Fresno Pacific 81-46 Saturday night. The win was breather for the 49ers (6-10), who dropped six straight games - including four to ranked opponents - in a rugged road trip to prep for its Big West opener at UC Irvine Thursday. Fresno Pacific was...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

3 things we learned from Long Beach State's brutal road trip

Call it the Dan Monson way. Every year, Long Beach State basketball plays the most difficult non-conference schedule in the country. The Beach just finished its most difficult portion of that schedule - a merciless six-game road trip that went from coast-to-coast with a few stops in between and had the team facing four top-25 teams, another perennial contender and one of the top...
Via Fox Sports West
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

PItino’s post-Long Beach State presser

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Via Louisville Card Game
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville vs. Long Beach State: What 2 Watch 4

Photo: Kathy Williams – API’m trying something a bit different than my usual 3 Predictions this basketball season. I’m going to give you 4 ‘things’ to watch during the game, be it a player match-up, style of play comparison, strengths/weaknesses, etc., so you’ll have a sense of what to watch for as the game plays out. You probably know me as a stat guy, so I assure you...
Via The Cardinal Connect
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

College basketball on television: Dec. 28

College basketball games on television Sunday: 12:00 – Tulane at St. John’s (Fox Sports 1) 2:00 – Long Beach State at Syracuse (ESPNU) 2:00 – Morgan State at Marquette (Fox Sports 1) 2:00 – Harvard at Arizona State (Pac-12) 3:30 … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
December 28, 2014

Long Beach State PG Caffey starting to find his leadership voice

Mike Caffey was only seven years old when those around him started to realize he was going to be a point guard. His obsession with basketball already had started. It started way back when he used to climb the bleachers in diapers while watching his older brother play. The obsession continued as he grew into a young child, constantly bouncing a basketball all around the house, one...
Via Fox Sports West
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

LSU women fall at Long Beach State, 59-44

LONG BEACH, Calif. - Sheila Boykin put together her second straight double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds playing in-front of her hometown crowd, but the LSU women's basketball team dropped a 59-44 decision to Long Beach State Tuesday at Walter Pyramid....
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
December 17, 2014

College basketball: Wallace, Kravish lead Cal past Princeton

Saint Mary's snaps Creighton's 24-game home winning streak; Cal women upset by Long Beach State
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
December 14, 2014

Long Beach St women edge No. 18 California in 58-56 OT upset

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) Devin Hudson scored 14 points, hauled in 12 rebounds and sank the game-winning bucket in overtime Saturday to lift Long Beach State to a 58-56 upset win in overtime over No. 18 California. Long Beach State (8-1) used a 21-0 run midway through the first period to build a lead that California (7-2) whittled down in the second half. The Bears forced overtime...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Long Beach State suffers heartbreaking 1 point loss to No. 18 San Diego State

San Diego State might be a role model program of sorts for Long Beach State but there's one thing The Beach is going to need to do if they want to become the same type of mid-major powerhouse: Close out games. Wednesday night's heartbreaking one-point loss to No. 18 San Diego State at Viejas Arena was a single defensive stop away from being a major statement-making win. The Beach...
Via Fox Sports West
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

SF Austin smacks down Long Beach State, 74-45

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) Thomas Walkup and Jared Johnson each scored 16 points as Stephen F. Austin thrashed Long Beach State, 74-45 on Friday night. The Lumberjacks limited Long Beach State to just 16 of 37 shooting from the field (43.2 percent) on the road. The 49ers were 0 for 8 from distance and shot 56.5 percent from the line (13 of 23). Stephen F. Austin won the previous meeting...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Long Beach State tops Nevada 68-57

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) Mike Caffey had 17 points, five rebounds, five assists and four steals to lead Long Beach State to a 68-57 win over Nevada on Wednesday night. Temidayo Yussuf had 11 points and 10 rebounds and Tyler Lamb had 14 and four rebounds for the 49ers (5-4) including 3-of-5 shooting from 3-point range. D.J. Fenner finished with 17 points, including two 3-pointers...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Long Beach State rallies, beats Xavier 73-70

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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Long Beach State rallies, beats Xavier 73-70

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...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Long Beach State beats Western Michigan 73-55

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) Mike Caffey scored 18 points and keyed a second-half run to lead Long Beach State over Western Michigan 73-55 on Thursday night in the Wooden Legacy. The 49ers (3-3) trailed by five with 8 minutes left when they went on a 16-0 run that included five consecutive free throws and Caffey's rally-capping 3-pointer. After a pair of free throws by Western Michigan...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Long Beach State's inconsistent play leads to loss vs. UCLA

Only 48 hours after Long Beach State made some college basketball noise, they had a chance to get louder. Instead, it's UCLA that likely sealed its fate in the top 25 this week with a 77-63 win over The Beach, Sunday night at Pauley Pavilion. Maybe it was a hangover of sorts, lingering after the win at home over Kansas State. Head coach Dan Monson said he wouldn't know. "I'm not...
Via Fox Sports West
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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