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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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Smith Leads Dirtbags To Big West Championship
Baseball | Senior

 

Senior RHP Dave Smith celebrated Senior Day at Blair Field with a career-best 8.0 innings pitched, allowing just one run in LBSU's 2-1 win over Hawai'i. With the win, the Dirtbags clinched their first Big West title since 2008, winning it outright with three games remaining.

NEXT GAME: Thursday, May 25 at Cal State Fullerton, 6 p.m.

LAST WEEK'S WINNER: Kemonie Briggs, Men's Track and Field


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