Long Beach State closes out the regular season with a trip to UC Riverside Saturday at 5 p.m. The 49ers are locked into the (4) seed at the Big West Tournament, and will open play at 2:30 p.m. next Thursday.
David Samuels dominated the inside, scoring 19 points with 11 rebounds and four blocks, Mike Caffey scored 10 points with a season-high eight assists, and McKay LaSalle added 11 points as the three seniors helped Long Beach State beat CSUN 69-58 in the final home game of the season.
Senior Night is on tap as Long Beach State celebrates five seniors who are playing their final regular season game at the Walter Pyramid Thursday at 7 p.m. The game against CSUN will be broadcast live on ESPN3, with senior ceremonies happening postgame.
Long Beach State turned the tables on the recent narrative for the team, jumping out to a monster start, scoring 43 points in the first half on the way to a 70-47 win over Cal State Fullerton as the Beach snapped their five game losing streak in convincing fashion.