Men’s Basketball

49ers lose battle of 1st-place Big West powers

Box score NORTHRIDGE — A team now sits alone atop the Big West Conference men’s basketball rankings, but it is not the Long Beach State 49ers. LBSU didn’t have an answer for the Cal State Northridge offensive attack and fell at the hands of the Matadors, 95-74, on Saturday. CSUN[Read More…]

Tiebreakers may determine regular-season conference champion

Click here for the Big West Conference standings When deadlocked atop the standings heading toward the end of the regular season, the next thing to look at is possible tiebreaker situations. Long Beach State and Cal State Northridge started Wednesday tied for first place in the Big West Conference men’s[Read More…]

‘Niners to focus on Titans star guard in rematch

Cal State Fullerton guard Josh Akognon has the attention of the Long Beach State men’s basketball team. The senior NBA hopeful torched the 49ers for 31 points, including the game-winning jumper, in a 61-60 victory at the Walter Pyramid on Jan. 29. The ‘Niners plan to key in on the[Read More…]

49er men move into 1st-place tie

Box score FULLERTON, Calif. — After Cal State Fullerton’s dramatic come-from-behind, last-second win last month, the Long Beach State men’s basketball team returned the favor Wednesday night. In front of a raucous, sold-out Titan Gym crowd reminiscent of last month’s affair at the Walter Pyramid, the 49ers (13-11, 8-4 Big[Read More…]

Men fall at UCR in 2OT

Box score For the first time this season, Long Beach State’s men’s basketball team no longer holds even a share of first place in the Big West Conference. After playing 50 tough minutes against Pacific and getting the win, the 49ers played 50 again but fell short in double overtime[Read More…]

Morris expects to return from ankle injury tonight

After dropping consecutive games in the Big West Conference to see its conference record fall to 5-2, the Long Beach State men’s basketball team showed a lot of heart at UC Irvine. The 49ers (11-9, 6-2 Big West) defeated the Anteaters and held on to first place for at least[Read More…]

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