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Long Beach State falls in overtime to LMU
Eugene Phelps fouled out after picking up his fifth in overtime.

Eugene Phelps fouled out after picking up his fifth in overtime.

Nov. 27, 2010

Box Score

Long Beach, Calif. - Casper Ware led Long Beach State with a team-high 18 points, six assists and three steals in a 80-77 non-conference overtime loss to Loyola Marymount at The Walter Pyramid on Saturday.

Eugene Phelps and T.J. Robinson each finished with 16 points while Larry Anderson added 14 points in 41 minutes, including four in overtime. Robinson also finished with a team-high 15 boards to give him his third double-double this season, and 25th of his career.

In overtime, Phelps put the 49ers up 69-68 when he scored from the floor and finished off a three-point play from the line. Anderson scored the next bucket for LBSU before Ware drained a 3-pointer from the top of the key to give The Beach a 74-72 lead. After that the Lions went on an 8-3 run to close out the game and secure the non-conference win.

Early in the second half, Ware picked up where he left off in the first half tying the game, 35-35 with a basket. After trading baskets, LMU went on top 45-39 before Phelps finished off a three-point play to bring the 49ers back to within three points, 45-42.

The Lions took advantage of their 29-18 second half rebounding edge to open up their biggest lead of the night, 62-49, before The Beach went on a 17-2 run to tie the game at 66-66 and send it to overtime.

Anderson and Greg Plater knocked down key 3-pointers in the run to get LBSU back to within four. A bucket by Robinson with 12 seconds on the clock made it 64-63. A Lions score pushed the lead back to three, but the 49ers weren't finished. Plater buried a 3-pointer from the corner with five seconds left to send the game into overtime. Plater was 3-of-9 from beyond the arc.

Early in the game, Ware got The Beach off to a quick first half start when he sparked a scoring run with a steal that he took end-to-end for a lay up. Anderson finished off the 11-2 run when he threw down an alley-oop from Ware to give LBSU an 11-4 lead with less than 15 minutes to go in the first.

 

 

The 49ers defensive pressure got to the Lions early forcing seven turnovers in the first seven minutes of the ballgame. LMU finished with 17 turnovers.

Loyola Marymount went on a run of its own to get back into the game. LMU tied it at 19-19 after Long Beach State turned the ball over on two straight possessions. The Lions went on a 14-4 run shortly after that to jump up 34-23, before the 49ers came storming back with a 10-2 run of their own to cut the lead to two, 35-33, heading into halftime.

Robinson sparked the late first half rally for LBSU when he drained a 3-pointer from beyond the arc. Plater knocked down a 3-pointer to cut the lead to six. Anderson scored the next bucket, but missed his foul shot. Fortunately for the 49ers Robinson was there for the put-back.

This marked the second consecutive year that the 49ers (3-3) and Lions (3-4) played an overtime game against each other. In the 2009 meeting, LMU topped Long Beach State 85-80 at Gerston Pavilion.

Early in the game, Ware got The Beach off to a quick first half start when he sparked a scoring run with a steal that he took end-to-end for a lay up. Anderson finished off the 11-2 run when he threw down an alley-oop from Ware to give LBSU an 11-4 lead with less than 15 minutes to go in the first.

The 49ers defensive pressure got to the Lions early forcing seven turnovers in the first seven minutes of the ballgame. LMU finished with 17 turnovers.

Loyola Marymount went on a run of their own after that to get back into the game. LMU tied it at 19-19 after Long Beach State turned the ball over on two straight possessions. The Lions went on a 14-4 run shortly after that to jump up 34-23, before the 49ers came storming back with a 10-2 run of their own to cut the lead to two, 35-33, heading into halftime.

Robinson sparked the late first half rally for LBSU when he drained a 3-pointer from beyond the arc. Plater knocked down a 3-pointer of his own cut the lead to six. Anderson scored the next bucket, but missed his foul shot. Fortunately for the 49ers Robinson was there for the put-back.

This marked the second consecutive year that the 49ers (3-3) and Lions (3-4) played an overtime game against each other. In the 2009 meeting, LMU topped Long Beach State 85-80 at Gerston Pavilion.

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