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Anderson and Ware selected to play in Portsmouth Invitational Tournament

April 6, 2012

LONG BEACH, Calif. - Larry Anderson and Casper Ware will represent Long Beach State at the 59th Annual Portsmouth Invitational Tournament from April 11-14 in Portsmouth, Va.

The tournament features the top 64 senior men's basketball players in the country. They will participate in a four-day, 12-game tournament in front of representatives from every NBA team. Scouts from numerous international leagues also will be in attendance to evaluate the players.

The players are divided into eight teams with the first game beginning Wednesday, April 11, at 4 p.m. (PT). The championship game will be played on Saturday, April 14, at 5 p.m. (PT).

Ware finished his career as Long Beach State's all-time assists leader with 545. He also ranks second all-time in steals (205) and free throws made (456), third in scoring (1,841 points) and 3-point field goals made (212), fifth in free throw percentage (78.4 percent), and sixth in field goals made (586).

Anderson wrapped up his career as the 49ers' all-time leader in steals with 206. He also ranks third in free throws made (406), sixth in scoring (1,538 points), seventh in assists (362), eighth in rebounding (591), and ninth in field goals made (522) and field goal percentage (49.6 percent).

Anderson will play with Cherry, Bekaert and Holland, while Ware plays for Sales System, Ltd.



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