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Riggins commits to Long Beach State

Whitewright senior forward Mason Riggins committed to play basketball for Long Beach State on Thursday. “Blessed to say I’ve committed to Long Beach State!!!!!!” the 6-foot-8, 225-pounder tweeted Thursday night. Riggins finished last year as a junior with 17.3 points, 12.1 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game on his way to being named to the Texas Associated of Basketball Coaches...
Via Pro Sports Daily
25 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

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

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

Former USC forward Roschon Prince transfers to Long Beach State

As a freshman at USC this season, 6-foot-6 forward Roschon Prince averaged 4.2 points and 2.7 rebounds in just over 11 minutes of action per game. Prince didn’t receive a large amount of playing time during Pac-12 play, as he didn’t see action in five games and played single-digit minutes in seven others. With this being the case Prince made the decision to transfer, and as...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 28, 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

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

Recruit Deontae North signs with Long Beach State Men's Basketball program

The Long Beach State Men’s Basketball program recruited another high school player for next year's squad, as the school announced that Deontae North has signed a National Letter of Intent, and will join the fall signing class.  The university already has commitments from Justin Bibbins, Jack Williams, and Temidayo Yussuf.North is described by ESPN as “a high-energy wing...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Long Beach State Men's Basketball program signs three recruits

Long Beach State coach Dan Monson announced the signings of recruits Justin Bibbins, Jack Williams, and Temidayo Yussuf today.  The trio will compete during the 2014-15 season. After enduring a tumultuous season last year with a transfer-laden roster, the 49ers' addition of the three freshmen constitutes a new approach of looking to the prep ranks as a way to grow the program...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 9 Cal women beat Long Beach State in opener

A rod in her lower right leg to alleviate recurring stress fractures, Gennifer Brandon jumped like her old self and emphatically swatted down a shot in the corner. That told Brandon and everybody else she is back, just three months to the day after undergoing surgery on her fibia. She had plenty of help in California's season opener. Afure Jemerigbe scored 13 points, freshman...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Long Beach State loses 70-51 to No. 9 California

Jody Wynn watched one of her best players go down late in the first half and limp off the court with help, grabbing her left knee. ''I was scared to death,'' the Long Beach State coach said. The 49ers already had three women sidelined. So, when Anna Kim insisted on returning in the second half of a 70-51 loss to No. 9 California on Friday night, Wynn could breathe...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

LBSU's Ennis laying foundation for NBA career

At the conclusion of Long Beach States Big West championship tournament run, James Ennis dejectedly told the media that he felt that he let his team down. His coach, Dan Monson, defended his star forward, saying that if Ennis is guilty of caring too much, Monsons proud of that. Ennis and Monson gathered their things and left the Honda Center. But there was still one question...
Via Fox Sports West
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 1 Stanford 77, Long Beach St. 41

Chiney Ogwumike had 16 points and 11 rebounds and No. 1 Stanford beat Long Beach State 77-41 on Sunday in its first game holding the top spot in the poll in nearly eight years. Joslyn Tinkle added 18 points and seven rebounds and Amber Orrange scored Stanford's first seven points of the game and finished with 13 for the Cardinal (6-0), who extended the nation's best home...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Long Beach State has the Greatest Basketball Jerseys of all Time

Nike pissed me off today, because when I went to go find a nice replica t-shirt of the same format type as Long Beach State basketball's jerseys, I was unable to find any. ******* Nike, I guess Under Armour has defeated you after all. Anyways, "The Beach" won March Madness without even winning one game in the NCAA Tournament. I decided, so it's official. In...
Via Sorry Bro: Sports Through Houser
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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