LBSU is one step closer to defending its 2012 tournament crown after defeating CSUF in the quarterfinal round.
Long Beach State now turns it focus to the post-season as they head to the Big West Tourney as the No. 1 seed.
LBSU held UC Riverside to just 35 points as the team improved to 16-9 and 12-2 on the year.
LBSU plays Cal Poly at 4:05 pm on Prime Ticket
Black & Blue Rivalry Series, presented by Duke's Restaurant and Barefoot Bar
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
Long Beach State men's basketball beat Cal State Northridge 78-69 on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at the Walter Pyramid.
The LBSU men's basketball team rallied back in the 2nd half to defeat Pacific 67-63 in its Big West Conference opener.
Points: 18 vs. Cal State Northridge, 1/9/13
Rebounds: 8 at Ohio State, 12/8/12
Assists: 1 on seven occasions (MR: 3/14/13)
Steals: 2 at UCLA, 12/18/12
Blocks: 3 at Syracuse, 12/6/12
3-FG Made: 5 vs. Cal State Northridge, 1/9/13
FG Made: 6 vs. Cal State Northridge, 1/9/13
FT Made: 5 at Loyola Marymount, 11/29/12
2012-13 SEASON Played in 32 games, while averaging 5.3 points, 2.3 rebounds, 0.3 steals and 0.2 assists per game ... Scored in double figures in 11 games this season ... Notched a team and personal season-high 18 points in a 78-69 win over Cal State Northridge ... Just missed a double-double at Ohio State with 9 points and 8 rebounds ... Made a career-best five 3-pointers on 5-of-12 shooting vs. Cal State Northridge.
HIGH SCHOOL A three-year letterman at Granger High School in West Valley City, Utah ... Transferred to Cottonwood HS as a senior, but didn't play basketball ... Named second-team all-state by the Salt Lake Tribune and second-team all-region as a junior after averaging 17 points, six rebounds and 2.5 assists per game ... Converted on 48 percent of 3-point field goal attempts and 82 percent of free throws ... Named first-team all-region as a sophomore after averaging 15.7 points and 6.0 rebounds per game ... Scored in double figures in 12 of the 14 games he played, including a season-high 33 points and 14 rebounds against Cottonwood ... Had a total of four games with at least 20 points during sophomore season ... Averaged 3.6 points and 1.3 rebounds as a freshman, and had two double-digit games with 12 points and 10 points in Granger's two meetings with Cottonwood ... Named Top 60 at the Pangos All-West Camp.