Long Beach State
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.
Casper Ware scored 33 points, James Ennis got six of his 15 points in the final 5:08 and Long Beach State relied on its long-range shooting to beat UC Santa Barbara 77-64 on Saturday night, winning the Big West conference championship game and a berth in the NCAA tournament.
Long Beach State is one win away from locking up a bid to the NCAA tournament after knocking off UC Irvine 68-57 on Friday night in the Big West semifinals.
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.
We’re less than a week away from Selection Sunday, and things could be better for the local schools. We have nine schools playing D1 basketball in the area, and only Long Beach State can feel good about their chances of earning a bid to the big dance.
Men’s Quarterfinals Thursday (3/7) No. 3 UC Santa Barbara vs. No 6. Pacific at 12:00PM No. 2 Cal State Fullerton vs. No. 7 UC Irvine :30 minutes after first game No. 1 Long Beach State vs. […]
Casper Ware of Long Beach State was chosen player of the year for the region that includes California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii, Arizona and Alaska.
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.
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.
Casper Ware scored 16 points and Long Beach State clinched a share of the Big West regular-season title with a 70-58 victory over UC Santa Barbara Wednesday night.
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.
T.J. Robinson and Casper Ware had record-setting nights as Long Beach State defeated UC Davis 89-69 Saturday.
Casper Ware scored 27 of his career-high 38 points in the second half to lead Long Beach State to a 74-66 victory over Pacific on Thursday night.
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.
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.