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PHOTOS: Long Beach State Women’s Basketball Drops Tight Game To USC

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team played USC even through the first half, then saw the game slip away in the third during an 11-0 run for the Trojans. Long Beach battled back and won the fourth quarter by four points but ended up losing a tight one, 71-65.

Naomi Hunt continued her excellent play with 19 points and six assists, backed up by guard Justina King, who had 13 points.

Long Beach State opens its Big West Conference schedule Sunday and Monday in The Walter Pyramid at 4 p.m. against UC Riverside.
here are some photos from photographer Kirby Lee:

Mike Guardabascio
An LBC native, Mike Guardabascio has been covering Long Beach sports professionally for 13 years, with his work published in dozens of Southern California magazines and newspapers. He's won numerous awards for his writing as well as the CIF Southern Section’s Champion For Character Award, and is the author of three books about Long Beach history.