Dan Monson went down this road more than a decade ago, bringing a talented smaller-conference school with a name no one knew how to pronounce to the NCAA tournament and beginning a string of success for that school with an unforgettable tourney run.
Long Beach State guard Larry Anderson is doubtful to play in this week’s Big West tournament after spraining his right knee in a weekend loss.
Chris Smith scored 18 points and No. 6 Louisville got off to a fast start to beat Long Beach State 79-66 on Monday night for the short-handed Cardinals’ 14th straight victory at the KFC Yum! Center.
Casper Ware scored 23 points and Larry Anderson 18 as Long Beach State defeated UC Irvine 79-72 in the quarterfinals of the Big West tournament Thursday.
Casper Ware scored a game-high 19 points and had five assists to lead Long Beach State to a 67-66 victory over Pacific on Wednesday night.