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Sam Robinson
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.

Player of the Week
Fatima Vergara Punches Ticket To NCAA Championships
Women's Track and Field | Senior

 

Senior Fatima Vergara became LBSU's first national qualifier in the women's hammer throw as she finished among the top-12 at the NCAA West Prelims with a school-record 199-08.

NEXT GAME: Wednesday, June 8 - at NCAA Outdoor Championships

LAST WEEK'S WINNER: Brock Lundquist, Baseball


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