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Men's Basketball, inducted in 1994

Jerry Tarkanian's first recruit to Long Beach (Robinson had played for Tarkanian at Pasadena City College), Robinson led the 49ers to a pair of conference titles. He averaged 19.7 points and 10.3 rebounds a game during the 1969-70 season when Long Beach went 24-5 (10-0 in conference) and earned its first invitation to the NCAA tournament. In 1970, Robinson became the first 49er taken in a professional basketball draft, being selected in the first round of the American Basketball Association draft by the Miami Floridians. Robinson played with Miami for two years.

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Murray's Big Night Keeps Women's Volleyball Unbeaten In Big West
Women's Volleyball | Junior


Junior middle blocker Ashley Murray had 10 kills on a season-best .643 hitting to lead the Beach to a sweep of CSUN on Saturday, giving Long Beach State its seventh straight win to start Big West play.

NEXT GAME: Friday, October 21 at UC Santa Barbara

LAST WEEK'S WINNER: Hailey Harward, Women's Volleyball

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