Cartwright leads UC Irvine past Long Beach St. 75-67
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Robert Cartwright had 17 points to lead five UC Irvine players in double figures as the Anteaters defeated Long Beach State 75-67 in the semifinals of the Big West...
Long Beach St. faces UC Irvine in Big West semis
Long Beach State (15-18, 9-8) vs. UC Irvine (28-5, 16-1)
Big West Conference Tourney Semifinals, Honda Center, Anaheim, California; Friday, 11 p.m. EDT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Roberts scored 18 points and hit a pull-up jumper in the paint with 0.5 seconds on the clock as fifth-seeded Long Beach State rallied past No. 4 seed Hawaii 68-66 in...
Hawaii meets Long Beach St. in Big West quarters
No. 5 seed Long Beach State (14-18, 8-8) vs. No. 4 seed Hawaii (18-12, 9-7)
Big West Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Honda Center, Anaheim, California; Thursday, 10:30 p.m....
Long Beach St. tops UC Riverside 70-57
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Deishuan Booker and Edon Maxhuni scored 21 points apiece as Long Beach State beat UC Riverside 70-57 on Wednesday night.
UC Riverside (9-21, 3-11) vs. Long Beach State (13-18, 7-8)
The Walter Pyramid, Long Beach, California; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Long Beach State looks for its eighth...
Booker carries Long Beach St. past Cal Poly 94-85
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Deishuan Booker had 31 points and 10 rebounds to outscore Marcellus Garrick and carry Long Beach State to a 94-85 win over Cal Poly on Saturday night. Garrick led the...
Long Beach St. looks to sweep Cal Poly
Cal Poly (6-20, 2-11) vs. Long Beach State (12-18, 6-8)
The Walter Pyramid, Long Beach, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Cal Poly seeks revenge on Long Beach State after...
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Deishuan Booker had 26 points as Long Beach State edged past UC Santa Barbara 69-64 on Thursday night.
Jordan Roberts had 16 points for Long Beach State (12-18,...
Long Beach St. looks for road win vs UCSB
Long Beach State (11-18, 5-8) vs. UC Santa Barbara (19-8, 8-5)
Thunderdome, Santa Barbara, California; Thursday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Long Beach State looks for its third straight...
Long Beach St. looks to extend streak vs UC Riverside
Long Beach State (10-18, 4-8) vs. UC Riverside (9-18, 3-8)
Student Recreation Center, Riverside, California; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Long Beach St. looks for its seventh...
Long Beach State rallies to beat CSU Northridge 80-78
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Deishuan Booker drained three free throws in the final second to lift Long Beach State to an 80-78 win over CSU Northridge on Wednesday night.
Gonzalez, Printup lead UC Davis over Long Beach St. 77-73
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Stefan Gonzalez had 16 points to lead six UC Davis players in double figures as the Aggies narrowly defeated Long Beach State 77-73 on Saturday night. Rogers Printup added 14 points for the Aggies. Garrison Goode chipped in 12, Joe Mooney scored 11 and AJ John had 10.
Deishuan Booker had 20 points for the 49ers (9-18, 3-8 Big West Conference). Jordan Roberts added 19 points. Mason Riggins had 12 points and 11 rebounds.
Long Beach State pulls away in OT, beats Cal Poly 76-68
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Deishuan Booker scored 23 points including a key 3-pointer in overtime to help Long Beach State beat Cal Poly 76-69 on Saturday night and snap a six-game losing skid.
The 49ers outscored Cal Poly 14-6 in the extra period. Booker's 3 gave Long Beach State a four-point lead with about a minute left.
Temidayo Yussuf added 10 points and 12 rebounds for the 49ers (9-16, 3-6 Big West Conference). Mason Riggins chipped in 13 points.
Stepteau, Hawaii lead 3-pt assault in win over Long Beach St
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Brocke Stepteau scored 23 points with five 3-pointers and Zigmars Raimo scored 14 with 10 rebounds and Hawaii beat Long Beach State 77-70 on Thursday night.
The Rainbow Warriors have won three of their last four.
Stepteau, Stansberry lead Hawaii past Long Beach 74-57
HONOLULU (AP) — Brock Stepteau scored 16 points, Eddie Stansberry had 14 and Hawaii pulled away from Long Beach State for a 74-57 win on Thursday night.
Zigmars Raimo added 11 points for the Rainbow Warriors (13-7, 4-2 Big West Conference).
Mason Riggins had a career-high 18 points for the 49ers (8-14, 2-4), who lost their fourth-straight. Deishuan Booker added 14, going 3 of 11 from the field and 8 of 11 from the foul line.
Davis scores 24 with 11 boards, UCSB beats Long Beach State
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Armond Davis had 24 points and 11 rebounds and UC Santa Barbara pulled away over the final 10 minutes to beat Long Beach State 82-71 on Saturday night.
JaQuori McLaughlin added 15 points, Amadou Sow scored 14 and Max Heidegger had 10 for the Gauchos (15-4, 4-1 Big West), who are a half-game behind UC Irvine (5-1) in the conference standings.
Kyle Allman nets 30, leads CSU Fullerton over Long Beach St.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Allman scored 30 points and made 3 of 4 from 3-point range to help Cal State Fullerton beat Long Beach State 92-90 in overtime on Saturday night.
Booker helps Long Beach St down UC Irvine with 28 points
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Deishuan Booker scored 28 points and distributed six assists and Long Beach State beat UC Irvine 80-70 on Wednesday night.
Booker made a pair of free throws to tie it at 56-all and that started a 9-0 run that ended with Booker's layup with five minutes left. Booker made 15 of 16 foul shots and the 49ers finished 23 of 27 from the line.
Booker’s 32 points lift Long Beach over Davis 82-77
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Deishuan Booker made 19 of 20 free throws and scored a career-high 32 points and Long Beach State edged UC Davis 82-77 on Saturday.
Booker's layup with 5:28 to play put the 49ers (7-10, 1-0 Big West) on top for good 60-59. He made three free throws on the next possession and with KJ Byers adding two baskets and good free-throw shooting, LBSU held on.
Long Beach State was 12 of 12 from the line in the final minutes, 24 of 29 in the second half and 32 of 42 for the game.
Fresno St. overwhelms Long Beach St. in 92-71 win
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Noah Blackwell scored 22 points, Nate Grimes scored 15 points with 14 rebounds and Fresno State beat Long Beach State 92-71 on Saturday.
The Bulldogs are on a five-game winning streak averaging 79.8 points per game. Their lowest scoring game this season came in a 77-69 loss on the road to then 21st-ranked TCU on Nov. 15.
Yussuf’s double-double leads LBSU past Southern Utah 82-71
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Temidayo Yussuf had 19 points and 13 rebounds, Deishuan Booker scored 17 of his 21 points after halftime and Long Beach State beat Southern Utah 82-71 on Wednesday night.
LBSU closed the first half on a 19-6 spurt to lead 33-32, helped by a 15-0 advantage in second-chance points. Yussuf scored 14 points in the half.
Andre Adams pulled Southern Utah within 64-61 with 5:41 to go, but Booker answered with a 4-point play. Ron Freeman's dunk a minute later made it 75-63.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Allman had 24 points and eight assists, Jackson Rowe added 18 points and Cal State Fullerton held off Long Beach State 76-74 on Thursday in a Big West Conference Tournament quarterfinal.
The fourth-seeded Titans (18-11) have won three of their last four games and move on to a Friday semifinal game.
Long Beach jumps out early, beats UC Riverside 77-59
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gabe Levin scored 17 points, Deishuan Booker had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Long Beach State beat UC Riverside 77-59 on Saturday night in a Big West Conference regular-season finale.
Long Beach State (15-17, 9-7) clinched the fifth seed into the conference tournament. UC Riverside (9-21, 4-12) will enter as the seventh seed. Both teams play on Thursday in the first day of the tournament at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California.
Buzzer-beater Booker send Long Beach St. past UCSB
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Deishuan Booker scored 20 points, including the winning layup as time expired, to give Long Beach State a dramatic 70-69 win over UC Santa Barbara on Thursday night.
Shorts hits 3 in 2OT; UC Davis beats Long Beach St. 105-104
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — TJ Shorts II made a running 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds remaining in double overtime to lift UC Davis past Long Beach State 105-104 on Saturday night.
Long Beach State thwarts late Hawaii rally for 89-81 win
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Barry Ogalue hit 9 of 10 from the floor and tied his career high with 21 points as Long Beach State thwarted a late Hawaii rally to open Big West Conference action with an 89-81 win on Thursday night.
Gabe Levin, Temidayo Yussuf and Deishuan Booker added 18 points each for Long Beach State (7-10).
Nixon’s buzzer-beating 3 lifts Colorado St over LBSU 68-66
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Prentiss Nixon drilled a 3-pointer at the buzzer and scored 14 points to lead Colorado State to a 68-66 win over Long Beach State on Saturday.
Nixon received the ball on the inbounds, angled right before he dribbled left behind his back and pulled up 5 feet behind line to knock down the winner over a defender.
E. Michigan holds off Long Beach St. with 85-80 win
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Elijah Minnie scored 23 points and James Thompson IV scored 19 points and gathered 11 rebounds and Eastern Michigan beat Long Beach State 85-80 on Saturday night.
Kevin McAdoo's layup with 14:05 left gave Eastern Michigan (8-2) a 48-47 lead and the Eagles never trailed again. Eastern Michigan has won three straight and four of its last five.
Alberts scores 20; Long Beach State beats Pepperdine 78-71
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Bryan Alberts made six 3-pointers and finished with 20 points and Long Beach State beat Pepperdine 78-71 on Saturday night.
Alberts was 6 of 15 from the floor. Gabe Levin added 16 points on 6-of-12 shooting for Long Beach State (5-7), which has won two of its last three games. Deishuan Booker made all five of his field goals and his only free-throw attempt and finished with 12 points.
Long Beach State gets first-ever win against Stanford 76-68
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Griffin scored a career-high 21 points, Deishuan Booker had 13 points and eight rebounds, and Long Beach State pulled away from Stanford late for a 76-68 win on Sunday.
Long Beach State (4-6) won for just the second time in its last eight games. It was LBSU's first win against Stanford, which had won the three previous meetings. The Cardinal are 57-10 all-time against teams currently in the Big West Conference.
Long Beach State cruises past San Francisco State 95-70
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Bryan Alberts scored 18 points on 6-of-12 shooting from 3-point range and Long Beach State got a strong effort from its bench in a 95-70 win over San Francisco State on Tuesday night.
Reserves Jordan Griffin and Edon Maxhuni scored 12 points apiece, combining to bury six 3-pointers, as the 49ers' bench outscored its counterparts 45-22.