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....
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...
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.
Leonard, Rutherford help UC Irvine beat Long Beach St. 82-80
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Evan Leonard hit 3 of 4 from 3-point range and scored 18 points and Tommy Rutherford made a baby hook with 2.4 seconds left to help UC Irvine beat Long Beach State 82-80 on Saturday night.
Eyassu Worku added 15 points on 7-of-11 shooting and Rutherford finished with 13 and two blocks for UCI (19-5, 7-1 Big West). The Anteaters have won five in a row and eight of their last nine.
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.
CSU Northridge pulls away late, tops Long Beach State 86-71
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Terrell Gomez scored 21 points and all five CSU Northridge starters scored at least 12 points as the Matadors pulled away in the second half to beat Long Beach State, 86-71 on Wednesday night.
The Matadors (9-12, 3-2 Big West) bounced back from a heartbreaking, 74-68 loss at home to UC Irvine Saturday.
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.
Long Beach State beats Texas A&M-International 77-59
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Temidayo Yussuf scored 15 points and Long Beach State shot 52 percent from the floor to beat Division II Texas A&M-International 77-59 on Saturday night.
Yussuf was 6 of 7 from the field. Barry Ogalue added 13 points, Jordan Griffin had 12 points, and KJ Byers and Jordan Roberts chipped in 10 points apiece for Long Beach State (6-10), which finished 27-of-52 shooting, but missed eight free throws.
Long Beach St. outlasts UC Davis 78-69 in OT
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Temidayo Yussuf and Evan Payne each scored 18 points, and Payne's basket at the end of regulation gave Long Beach State momentum into overtime to beat UC Davis 78-69 Thursday night.
Long Beach state (12-16, 7-5 Big West) took the lead for good on a free throw, and Justin Bibbins and Payne each buried 3s, and the 49ers led 63-58 with 3:02 left in the extra session.