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Cal Poly overtakes Long Beach State 96-92 in double OT

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) Brian Bennett scored 21 points, including the go-ahead free throw, to lift Cal Poly to a 96-92 double overtime win over Long Beach State on Saturday night. Bennett was fouled on a hook shot that tied the score at 91 with 1:45 left in the second OT period and sank the free throw to give Cal Poly (7-9, 1-2 Big West) its first lead since the game's opening...
Via Associated Press
January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Oregon pulls away from Long Beach State 94-73

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) Dillon Brooks scored 21 points, Chris Boucher had his fourth double-double in five games and Oregon pulled away to a 94-73 victory over Long Beach State on Friday night. Boucher had 14 points and 10 rebounds as the Ducks (9-2) had six scorers in double figures and hit a season high for points. Freshman Tyler Dorsey added 17 points in his first start since spraining...
Via Associated Press
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Commentary: Last night’s CSU – Long Beach State game was wild, physical

  Last night, Long Beach State came into Moby Arena and handed the Colorado State Rams men’s basketball their first home loss of the season and broke the green and gold’s 10-game regular season home winning streak. It was a wild, wooly and physical affair from the opening tip forward, with some things which are rarely ever seen in the world of Division I college basketball....
Via BSN Denver
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Long Beach State alums finding success in the majors

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Via Fox Sports West
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Long Beach State's Prince one of the many college stars participating in Nike's Real Run

Roschon Prince is taking the steps necessary to return to the floor for his city, Long Beach. But first, he's making a stop in Carson. Some of the work needed by Prince to get ready for next season with Long Beach State, after sitting out all of last season due to NCAA transfer rules, is being done at the Nike Real Run. After being away from Veteran's Park for over a decade, the...
Via Fox Sports West
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Long Beach State Adds “Tark” Patch To Uniforms To Honor Former Coach Jerry Tarkanian

Legendary coach and Hall of Famer Jerry Tarkanian is best known for his amazing run at UNLV from 1973-1992, but he got his start as a Division I head coach at Long Beach State, where he led the 49ers from 1968-1973. LBSU basketball will honor its former coach for the rest of the season with a “Tark” patch, which is being added to the team’s jerseys. Here is the Tark patch...
Via College Spun
February 19, 2015  |  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
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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 three...
Via Associated Press
October 29, 2014  |  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 condensed...
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

Dirtbags back in tourney, looking for first CWS title

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- The 2004 Long Beach State baseball team was known as the best team to never make the College World Series. Jered Weaver and Jason Vargas headlined a team that lost in the Super Regional Round, but the Dirtbags were never down for too long. Four years later, it was a team that was so loaded and so stacked a record 11 were drafted and six would reach the major...
Via Fox Sports West
May 27, 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

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 to...
Via Fox Sports West
April 19, 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 Associated Press
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 2010...
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 Associated Press
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." His 20 points aided significantly...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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