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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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Long Beach State makes a bold statement in home win over Kansas State

Don't call it an upset - because it's not. It's not the first time Long Beach State, of the solidly midmajor Big West Conference, has upset a power conference team. But what The Beach might be doing is upsetting the power balance of college basketball. For the last three years, head coach Dan Monson has lured a big time team to come play at the Walter Pyramid and in their...
Via Fox Sports West
4 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU basketball: Cougars hold off pesky Long Beach State 95-90

Provo • From the minute BYU coach Dave Rose added Long Beach State to his nonconference basketball schedule, one of the last teams to make it on the 2014-15 docket, he knew the quick, deep and experienced visitors were going to present a challenge. They gave the Cougars that, and then some, on Friday night in front of 16,778 at the Marriott Center before the home team pulled away...
Via The Salt Lake Tribune - BYU
10 days ago

Live blog: BYU Basketball vs. Long Beach State

Via The Salt Lake Tribune - BYU
11 days ago

Long Beach State coach Dan Monson lands 5-year contract extension

  Long Beach State basketball coach Dan Monson has agreed to a five-year contract extension through the 2018-19 season. The school announced deal Wednesday. Monson led the Long Beach State to a 15-17 record last season and is 119-108 in seven seasons with the 49ers, leaving him four victories short of Jerry Tarkanian's school record of 123 victories. Monson's team have won...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA Regionals: Big West baseball roundup Day 4

College of Charleston 4, Long Beach State 2 Morgan Phillips' sacrifice fly drove in Ryan Welke with the tiebreaking run in the fourth inning and College of Charleston beat Long Beach State 4-2 Monday to win the Gainesville Regional. The Cougars (44-17) advanced to the Super Regionals and will next face Texas Tech. Long Beach State (34-26), which beat North Carolina 12-5 in a...
Via Fox Sports West
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for June 2, 2014

All Times Eastern College Baseball NCAA Tournament Regionals Gainesville Regional, Gainesville, FL Long Beach State vs. North Carolina — ESPN3, noon College of Charleston vs. Long Beach State or North Carolina — ESPN3, 3:30 p.m. Tallahassee Regional, Tallahassee, FL Alabama vs. Kennesaw State — ESPN3, noon Oxford Regional, Oxford, MS Mississippi vs. Washington — ESPN3, 3...
Via Awful Announcing
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

College Outfielder Makes Crazy Kick Catch On Routine Fly Ball (Video)

It’s not often that a Division I college baseball player misjudges a routine fly ball. It’s even rarer when that mistake leads to a way more awesome play. That’s exactly what happened to Long Beach State right fielder Richard Prigatano in a game against UC Riverside on Sunday. Prigatano was staked out under a lazy fly ball to right field but misjudged it slightly, causing the...
Via NESN.com
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Dirtbag Richard Prigatano drop a fly ball but then make a kick save & a beauty for the out

Long Beach State's Richard Prigatano drops a fly ball pop-up to right but is able to hacky sack kick it up for the put out yesterday. The Dirtbags downed UC Riverside 12-2Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Corona Centennial phenom Deontae North signs with Long Beach State

Deontae North is not only a big shot taker. He's a big shot maker. North was just a freshman at the time on the freshman basketball team at Long Beach Jordan. He was playing in his first game and the Panthers were in a back and forth game with Loyola. With four seconds left on the clock, the Panthers had the ball underneath their own basket to inbound and needed just a bucket...
Via Fox Sports West
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Sixers eyeing Casper Ware

No, he is not related to Kevin Ware but looks like the Philadelphia 76ers are interested in 5'10'' PG Casper Ware who was recently playing in Italy.Image via: Wikimedia CommonsCasper is an undrafted guard out of Long Beach State back in 2012. Since he went undrafted he signed with A.S. Junior Casale of Italy's Legadue the same year where he was named the Legadue MVP...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Long Beach State slips past Arizona baseball

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Long Beach State plated two late runs, including Colby Brenner’s run-scoring triple in the ninth inning, to defeat the University of Arizona baseball team, 3-2, in the opening game of a brief two-game series Tuesday night at Hi Corbett Field. Long Beach State (5-6) squandered a slim 1-0 lead by giving up lone runs in the sixth and seventh innings, but quickly...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

ASU baseball routed by Long Beach State

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- The 18th-ranked Arizona State baseball team could not recover from a seven-run inning and fell to Long Beach State 11-0 on Friday night at Blair Field. ASU sophomore starter Ryan Burr (0-1) allowed just one base runner through the first two innings but walked the first three batters he faced in the bottom of the third to load the bases with no outs. The Dirtbags...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

After loss, Long Beach hoopster nets proposal

Following a disappointing performance on the court, a Long Beach State women's basketball player netted something else Saturday night: a marriage proposal. The Long Beach Press Telegram reports (http://bit.ly/LqBXaa ) that after a game in which she shot 0 for 3 from the field, Alex Sanchez found herself on the court and her boyfriend on one knee. Chris Helmage popped the question...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

UCI providing a shift in Big West

If the preseason polls result in truth and UC Irvine does end up winning the Big West regular season championship, the Anteaters took a giant step in that direction on Thursday night. UC Irvine's 46-44 win over Long Beach State at the Pyramid spoke volumes. Long Beach State had been unbeaten in their previous 26 home games in conference play. It was a streak that dates back to...
Via Fox Sports West
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Long Beach St outlasts MSU-Billings 82-75

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...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyler Lamb goes beast mode in Long Beach State debut

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...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Long Beach State falls to No. 10 VCU 73-67

Long Beach State coach Dan Monson knew his team would have to scrap to stay close in every game it played this week at the Puerto Rico Shootout. The 49ers were picked apart in their opening-round loss to Michigan on Thursday. They came up short again Friday in a 73-67 loss to No. 10 Virginia Commonwealth. But for a team just trying to get better, Monson said he feels as if they...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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