James Ennis and Peter Pappageorge were honored along with the 2012-13 basketball season at a banquet on Wednesday night.
Long Beach suffered a 46-point loss to Baylor in the opening round of the NIT, falling by a score of 112-66
The 49ers suffered a heartbreaking defeat to the Anteaters, but their season will continue at the NIT.
The 49ers will face No. 8 seed Cal State Fullerton at 6:00 pm on Thursday night at the Honda Center.
Monson wins third straight honor, while Ennis is third consecutive 49er to earn POY honors.
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
Points: 25 vs. Wake Forest, 11/25/11
Rebounds: 11 vs. Cal State Fullerton, 1/19/13
Assists: 7 on two occasions, (MR: 1/19/13)
Steals: 5 vs. Hawai'i, 12/7/13
Blocks: 1 on five occasions (MR: 2/13/13)
3-FG Made: 3 vs. Montana State, 11/11/11
FG Made: 9 vs. UC Davis, 2/20/13
FT Made: 10 vs. Fresno State, 12/21/11
2012-13 SEASON In his first season with LBSU, earned honorable mention All-Big West Conference honors... Started 19 of the 22 games he played in, averaging 28.1 minutes per game ... Averaged 9.8 points, 4.8 rebounds, 0.9 steals and 2.9 assists per game, while making 43.5 percent of field goal attempts ... Scored in double figures 11 times ... Tallied a season-high 22 points, shooting 9-of-16, in a home win vs. UC Davis ... Led the team in scoring on three occasions - 18 points at UC Riverside, 22 points vs. UC Davis and 15 points against UC Irvine in the Big West Tournament ... Led the team in rebounds four times ... Had two double-doubles on the season - 16 points and 10 rebounds at Cal Poly and 12 points and 11 rebounds at Cal State Fullerton.
ARIZONA STATE Spent a season and a half at Arizona State and averaged 6.8 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 42 games, while making 44.5 percent (98-of-220) of field goal attempts ... Played 13 games as a sophomore before leaving the team at the semester ... Averaged a team-high 13.7 points and pulled down 4.9 rebounds during time with team ... Converted on 51.7 percent (60-of-116) of field goal attempts, while making 38.7 percent (12-of-31) 3-pointers ... Also led team with 43 assists and 19 steals in 13 games ... Scored career-high 25 points, on 8-of-10 shooting, and grabbed eight rebounds against Wake Forest ... Scored 22 points twice, the first time vs. DePaul (6-of-12 shooting) and the second time against Fresno State ... Had one double-double with 16 points and a career-high 10 boards against Southern Miss ... Scored 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting at Tulsa ... Scored 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting against Northern Arizona and had 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting vs. Montana State ... Finished with 14 points vs. Nevada and 13 points against New Mexico ... Averaged 3.7 points and 2.6 rebounds while playing in 29 games as a true freshman ... Scored in double digits three times ... Had a season-high 14 points at USC, 13 points vs. Houston Baptist and 10 points against Washington State ... Grabbed eight boards twice.
HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Mater Dei HS in 2010 ... Helped lead team to a 30-2 record in senior year that included a 25-game winning streak ... Averaged 16 points, a team-high 10 boards and four assists ... Had a dozen 20-point games during senior year ... Posted three straight 20-point games vs. JSerra Catholic (20 on Feb. 4), vs. Bishop Gorman (21 on Feb. 6), and vs. Long Beach Jordan (22 on Feb. 19) ... Had 24 points vs. Orange Lutheran on Jan. 29 ... 21 points vs. Norwalk on Dec. 2 and 23 points vs. La Habra on Dec. 28 ... Also had 23 points vs. Rancho Verde twice on Feb. 26 and March 11 ... Grabbed a school-record 26 rebounds and scored 26 points in a 80-60 victory over Los Alamitos in a CIF-Southern Section Division 1AA quarterfinal playoff game ... Named first-team All-Orange County.