Junior Mike Caffey scored a career-high 28 points in the loss.
Branford Jones scored 19 points to lead the 49ers, one of four Long Beach State players in double-digits.
Long Beach State held a grand homecoming with a 71-59 victory.
Long Beach State opens the 2013-14 season November 9 against Hawaii Pacific.
James Ennis and Peter Pappageorge were honored along with the 2012-13 basketball season at a banquet on Wednesday night.
49ers win final home conference game 71-65 over UC Davis Wednesday, Feb. 20 at the Walter Pyramid.
In the first ever Black Out, LBSU defeated CSF 85-65 Wednesday, Feb. 13 at the Walter Pyramid.
49ers make it eight straight with 50-48 win over Cal Poly Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Walter Pyramid.
49ers extend their winning streak to seven games with a 57-55 win over UC-Santa Barbara Wednesday, Jan. 30.
Long Beach State beats Hawaii 76-72 in Big West conference play on Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Walter Pyramid
2012-13 SEASON Earned All-Conference Big West 1st-Team honors ... Started all 33 games for LBSU, averaging 32.8 minutes, 12.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 3.8 assists per game ... Had a 1.4 assist-to-turnover ratio ... Led LBSU in scoring eight times during the season ... Scored in double figures 20 times during the season ... Tallied a career-high 24 points vs. Stephen F. Austin ... Recorded one double-double with 21 points and 11 rebounds in 82-65 win vs. BYU-Hawaii ... Led team in rebounding three times during the year with 7 rebounds at Syracuse, 9 rebounds at UC Santa Barbara, and 9 rebounds vs. UC Irvine ... Recorded career-highs of 11 rebounds, 6 steals and 2 blocks in a win over BYU-Hawaii ... Had a career-high 9 assists at Syracuse ... Hit a career-high five 3-pointers at UC Irvine ... Made a career-high 7 free throws at USC ... Played at least 25 minutes in 31 out of 33 games, including over 30 minutes in 23 games ... Saw a season high 40 minutes in LBSU's game at UCLA.
2011-12 SEASON Played in all 34 games as a true freshman, starting two ... Averaged 5.9 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 0.7 steals per game, while making 45.2 percent of field goal attempts, 37.5 percent of 3-pointers and 71.1 percent of free throws ... Had a 1.8 assist-to-turnover ratio ... Got both starts in the Big West Conference Tournament where he averaged 8.3 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.3 assists, and a 2.5 assist-to-turnover ratio, while making 46.7 percent (7-of-15) of his 3-pointers ... In Big West and NCAA Tournaments averaged 9.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists, and had a 2.0 assist-to-turnover ratio ... Scored 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting against New Mexico in NCAA Tournament ... Scored in double digits six times, including a career-high 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting (3-of-7 from three) at Cal State Fullerton ... Scored 14 points on 5-of-8 shooting in win over No. 14 Xavier in first round of Diamond Head Classic ... Just missed a double-double with eight points and nine boards against Kansas State in championship game of Diamond Head Classic ... Scored 11 points, grabbed four rebounds and handed out two assists against UC Irvine in semifinals of Big West Tournament ... Scored eight points, grabbed three boards and handed out four assists against UC Santa Barbara in championship game of the tournament, while scoring eight points, pulling down four rebounds and dishing out four assists in first career start against UC Irvine in quarterfinals of league tournament ... Scored 11 points, had five boards and four assists in win over Cal State Northridge ... Scored 10 points in win at UC Irvine ... Handed out a career-high six assists twice ... First six-assist game came when he also had three steals in 55-50 win over Cal Poly ... Handed out six assists in just 15 minutes in decisive win at UC Santa Barbara ... Played 25 or more minutes 25 times, including three games with more than 30 minutes ... Saw a season-high 37 minutes of action in semifinals of Big West Tournament.
HIGH SCHOOL A three-year starter at point guard ... Finished career with 624 assists, a school record and the fourth-highest total in Riverside County history, and 13 double-doubles ... Tallied 40 career double-digit scoring games, including 20 games with at least 20 points ... As a senior earned first-team All-CIF Southern Section honors, as well as being named the Big VIII League Co-Most Valuable Player ... Averaged 17.2 points, 6.5 assists, 3.8 rebounds and 2.8 steals per game as a senior, while converting on 48 percent of his field goal attempts and 38 percent of his 3-pointers ... Scored in double-digits in 29 of team's 33 games, including 13 games with 20 or more points ... Tied a career high with 26 points against Compton, while also finishing with six assists and four steals ... Finished with four double-doubles as a senior with 17 points and 13 assists against King, 21 points and 10 assists against Taft, 22 points and 10 rebounds against King, and 13 points and a career-high 14 assists against Great Oak ... Named third-team Best in the West by the Long Beach Press Telegram before the start of his senior season ... As a junior named first-team All-Big VIII, as well as being named second-team All-CIF and second-team All-CIF Southern Section ... Finished the season averaging 13.5 points, 7.3 assists, 3.2 assists and 3.6 rebounds per game, while making 45 percent of field goal attempts, 35 percent of 3-pointers and 73 percent of free throws ... As a sophomore, named first-team All-Big 8 and honorable mention all-county ... Had career highs of 26 points against Loyola High School as a junior ... Nearly had a quadruple-double against Lynwood in the second round of the 2010 CIF Playoffs when he finished with 19 points, 10 assists, nine steals and eight rebounds ... Ranked by most recruiting publications as one of the top three point guards in the state of California and one of the top 15 point guards in the country, while also being ranked by ESPN.com as one of the top 100 seniors.
MAJOR Africana Studies