The Philadelphia 76ers announced Monday that former Long Beach State standout Casper Ware has been signed to a 10-day contract with the team, allowing the guard to join the roster immediately.
Long Beach State Assistant Head Coach Vic Couch has announced his retirement, following an extended battle with illness. Couch was on medical leave during the 2013-14 campaign, and had held his position with The Beach since joining Dan Monson's staff upon their arrival in 2007.
Long Beach State men's basketball will hold its postseason banquet March 25 in the Walter Pyramid, with festivities beginning a 6 p.m.
Trailing by as many as 15 in the first half to Cal State Northridge, Long Beach State roared back to take a four-point lead with 4:30 to play, but the Matadors withstood the LBSU counterpunch and prevailed in the Big West Tournament semifinals 82-77.