Long Beach State 49ers
Fifth-ranked Louisville had nowhere to go but up after a lackluster offensive effort against top-ranked Kentucky.
Rob Brandenberg scored 19 points to help No. 10 Virginia Commonwealth rally, then fight off several late flurries and hang on to beat Long Beach State 73-67 Friday night in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
Aaron Gordon had 14 points and 10 rebounds, Brandon Ashley added 16 points and No. 6 Arizona rolled over Long Beach State 91-57 on Monday night.
Larry Anderson scored 21 points and Greg Plater added 17 to lead Long Beach State to a 74-63 victory over UC Riverside in a Big West Conference tournament semifinal on Friday night.
Casper Ware scored 23 points on 7-for-7 shooting to lead Long Beach State past UC Davis 93-69 on Thursday night.
Larry Anderson scored 25 points to lead Long Beach State to a 71-55 victory over UC Santa Barbara in a Big West opener Tuesday night.
Kyle Cain had 12 points and 16 rebounds, Ty Abbott added 15 points and Arizona State used a big second-half run
Greg Plater scored 18 points, T.J. Robinson contributed a double-double that included 15 rebounds and Long Beach State defeated Iowa 78-72 Monday in the Paradise Jam tournament.
Tanner Smith matched his career high with 17 points and Clemson never trailed in a 69-55 win over Long Beach State on Friday in the Paradise Jam.