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For Jennings, The Beach is a perfect match

Dan Jennings plays a passionate brand of basketball. Its the kind of passion that fuels his teammates and spreads its way into the stands, making an already loud crowd seem deafening after throwing down a thundering dunk. But two years ago, Jennings passion boiled over into emotion. Then a sophomore forward at West Virginia, Jennings came out of the locker room with his teammates...
Via Fox Sports West
January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

New Mexico-Long Beach State Preview: Analysis, Prediction, Date and TV Tip Time, Point Spread, and Tickets

There are 32 games on Thursday and Friday, one of the most exciting 48-hour segments on the sports calendar. We won’t be able to get individual previews up for every game, but we’ll cherry pick some of the more compelling matchups during the tournament’s “second” round. In this post, we preview the 5-12 matchup in the West Region between Steve Alford’s 5th-seeded New...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

West Region Bracket Breakdown: Upset Picks, Sleeper Team, and Regional Champion Prediction

The West region features tournament champions from the Big Ten, Big 12, Big East, and Mountain West along with one of the hottest teams in the country in Memphis as well as the nation’s only one-loss team in Murray State. Related: See Andy’s other bracket breakdowns – Midwest | South | East First Round Matchup I’m Looking Forward To: #5 New Mexico vs. #12 Long Beach State...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Long Beach St. 68, UC Irvine 57

Casper Ware scored 22 points and top-seeded Long Beach State pulled away in the second half Friday, beating UC Irvine 68-57 to reach the Big West Conference tournament championship game. On Saturday, the 49ers (24-8) will play the winner of Friday's late game between UC Santa Barbara and Cal Poly. James Ennis added 13 points and T.J. Robinson had 11 for Long Beach State. Ennis...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Long Beach St. 80, UC Davis 46

Eugene Phelps scored 18 points, surpassing 1,000 for his career, as Long Beach State beat UC Davis 80-46 Thursday night in the first round of the Big West tournament. The top-seeded 49ers (23-8) advance to the semifinals Friday against seventh-seeded UC Irvine, which upset No. 2 seed Cal State Fullerton 65-59 earlier Thursday. Phelps, a senior, became the 22nd player in school...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Long Beach St. 77, UC Irvine 50

Casper Ware scored 16 points Wednesday night and Big West regular-season champion Long Beach State cruised to a 77-50 win over UC Irvine. T.J. Robinson 10 points and 12 rebounds, Eugene Phelps scored 11 points and Edis Dervisevic 10 points for Long Beach State (22-7, 15-0), which has won 23 consecutive conference games. The 49ers finished their home season 12-0. Mike Best scored...
Via AP on Fox
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Long Beach State hungry for Tournament

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Since September, Long Beach State's four senior starters -- Casper Ware, Larry Anderson, T.J. Robinson and Eugene Phelps -- would head upstairs to coach Dan Monson's office after their Friday morning workouts and plop down in the black leather sofa and the matching side chairs that bookend it at the far end of the trapezoid-shaped room. It was there...
Via Fox Sports West
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Long Beach State hungry for Tournament

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Since September, Long Beach State's four senior starters -- Casper Ware, Larry Anderson, T.J. Robinson and Eugene Phelps -- would head upstairs to coach Dan Monson's office after their Friday morning workouts and plop down in the black leather sofa and the matching side chairs that bookend it at the far end of the trapezoid-shaped room. It was there...
Via Fox Sports West
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Long Beach St. 64, UC Riverside 40

Casper Ware scored 17 points and T.J. Robinson had a double-double as Long Beach State clinched its second consecutive Big West regular-season title with a 64-40 victory over UC Riverside on Saturday. Robinson had 10 points and 16 rebounds for the 49ers (21-7, 14-0), who will face eighth-seeded UC Davis in the conference tournament opener. Eugene Phelps and Larry Anderson scored...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Long Beach tops UC Riverside 64-40, wins Big West

Casper Ware scored 17 points and T.J. Robinson had a double-double as Long Beach State clinched its second consecutive Big West regular-season title with a 64-40 victory over UC Riverside on Saturday.
Via MSNBC
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Robinson leads Long Beach St.’s rebound

Long Beach State forward T.J. Robinson. THe 49ers will be a chic upset pick in March. (AP/Eugene Tanner) It’s a long way from West Haven, Conn., to Long Beach, Calif. If you’re into precise distance, according to Google Maps, it’s 2,866 miles. For Long Beach State senior forward T.J. Robinson, the distance traveled seems minor compared to what he encountered with the Big West...
Via College Hoops Journal
February 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Creighton 81, Long Beach St. 79

Antonie Young's short fall-away jumper with three-tenths of a second remaining gave Creighton an 81-79 victory against Long Beach State on Saturday night. Doug McDermott had 36 points and 11 rebounds and Young 16 points for the Bluejays (23-5), whose lead at the end of the BracketBuster game was its first since 14 minutes remained in the first half. Casper Ware scored 21 points...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Long Beach St. Falls To Creighton At The Buzzer

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Antonie Young’s short fall-away jumper with three-tenths of a second remaining gave Creighton an 81-79 victory against Long Beach State on Saturday night. Doug McDermott had 36 points and 11 rebounds and Young 16 points for the Bluejays (23-5), whose lead at the end of the BracketBuster game was its first since 14 minutes remained in the first half. Casper Ware...
Via CBSSports
February 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Records Fall As Long Beach St. Tops UC Davis 89-69

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) T.J. Robinson and Casper Ware had record-setting nights as Long Beach State defeated UC Davis 89-69 Saturday. Robinson had 11 rebounds to become the Big West Conference career leader with 1,119. He passed Cal State Fullerton’s Tony Neal, who set the record with 1,115 from 1981-85. Robinson also had 14 points Saturday. Ware broke the all-time assists record at...
Via CBSSports
February 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Long Beach St. 89, UC Davis 69

T.J. Robinson and Casper Ware had record-setting nights as Long Beach State defeated UC Davis 89-69 Saturday. Robinson had 11 rebounds to become the Big West Conference career leader with 1,119. He passed Cal State Fullerton's Tony Neal, who set the record with 1,115 from 1981-85. Robinson also had 14 points Saturday. Ware broke the all-time assists record at Long Beach State...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Long Beach St. 75, CS Northridge 67

Larry Anderson scored 16 points to lead five Long Beach State players in double figures as the 49ers defeated Cal State Northridge 75-67 Saturday night. T.J. Robinson added 14 points and 11 rebounds for Long Beach State (17-6, 10-0), which is off to its best conference start since winning 12 straight Big West games to start the 1973-74 season. The win was also Long Beach State&...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Long Beach St. 77, UC Riverside 70

Casper Ware scored 11 of his 18 points in overtime, leading Long Beach State to a 77-70 victory over UC Riverside on Thursday night. James Ennis scored 16 points and hit the 3-pointer that put the 49ers ahead to stay with 3:09 left in overtime. T.J. Robinson had his 48th career double-double with 10 points and 15 rebounds for Long Beach State (15-6, 8-0 Big West). Larry Anderson...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Long Beach St. 71, UC Santa Barbara 48

Larry Anderson scored 19 points and James Ennis and Casper Ware added 14 each to lead Long Beach State to a 71-48 victory against UC Santa Barbara on Saturday night. T.J. Robinson had 11 points and 11 rebounds for the 49ers (14-6, 7-0 Big West), who last won their first seven conference games in 1999-2000, when they opened 9-0. Long Beach State has won 16 straight Big West contests...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Long Beach St. 78, Cal Poly 69

Casper Ware scored a career-high 30 points, including five 3-pointers, and Larry Anderson added 20 to lead Long Beach State to its sixth straight win, 78-69 over Cal Poly on Thursday night. Ware was 9 of 12 from the field, including 5 of 6 from behind the arc. Eugene Phelps and T.J. Robinson added 10 points apiece for the 49ers (13-6), who matched last season's 6-0 start in...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Long Beach St. 76, Pacific 66

Casper Ware scored 20 points, T.J. Robinson tied a career high with 19 rebounds, and Long Beach State used a late run and stellar free-throw shooting to beat Pacific 76-66 on Saturday. Ware hit three 3-pointers, giving him 159 for his career and moving him into fifth place on LBSU's all-time list. Larry Anderson chipped in 18 points, and Robinson and James Ennis scored 14 apiece...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Long Beach St. 86, UC Davis 58

Eugene Phelps had 23 points and 11 rebounds as Long Beach State sent UC Davis to its 12th straight loss, 86-58 Thursday night. James Ennis added 18 points for the 49ers (11-6, 4-0 Big West). T.J. Robinson and Casper Ware had 12 and 11 points respectively. Josh Ritchart scored 12 points, Harrison Dupont 11 and Ryan Howley 10 for UC Davis (1-15, 0-4). The Aggies stayed close in...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Long Beach St. 81, CS Northridge 68

Larry Anderson scored 20 points and T.J. Robinson 17 to lead Long Beach State to an 81-68 victory against Cal State Northridge on Saturday night. Casper Ware and James Ennis had 12 points each and Eugene Phelps added 14 rebounds for the 49ers (10-6, 3-0 Big West). Josh Greene scored 15 points and Stephan Hicks and Aqeel Quinn 12 apiece for the Matadors (4-9, 1-2). Long Beach State...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Long Beach St. 55, Cal Poly 50

Casper Ware scored 17 points and T.J. Robinson had the 45th double-double of his career to help Long Beach State defeat Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo 55-50 on Thursday night. Robinson had 13 points and 14 rebounds for the 49ers (9-6, 2-0 Big West), whose final margin represented their biggest lead. Will Taylor scored 16 points and David Hanson 11 for the Mustangs (9-6, 0-2). Long Beach...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Long Beach St. 74, UC Irvine 60

Casper Ware scored 19 points and T.J. Robinson added 14 points and 13 rebounds to lead Long Beach State to a 74-60 victory against UC Irvine on Monday night. Larry Anderson had 13 points and Mike Caffey 10 for the 49ers (8-6, 1-0 Big West). Derick Flowers scored 16 points, Daman Starring 13 and Chris McNealy 12 for the Anteaters (4-10, 1-1). Long Beach State shot 56.3 percent...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Should Long Beach State currently be in the at-large conversation?

Dan Monson isn't shy about the motivation behind his Long Beach State program's aggressive non-conference scheduling this season. "I wanted us to get in the conversation for an (NCAA tournament) at-large bid with it — That was our No. 1 goal," he said Sunday over the phone from Honolulu. The 49ers' gauntlet of a pre-Big West schedule came to a close in the...
Via The Dagger
December 26, 2011  |  Discuss
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