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FEATURE: Former Compton Guard Kyron Cartwright Displaced by Coronavirus in UK

Photo courtesy Peter Simmons/Leicester Riders Just 45 minutes before game time, the Leicester Riders were huddled together in the same house, contemplating an important decision. In a normal world, the team would have arrived at its home arena about 90 minutes before tip-off to prepare for its game against the Manchester Giants, but this was […]

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Big West Conference Cancels Basketball Tournament

The Big West Conference announced today that it’s cancelling the Big West Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament. Long Beach State men’s basketball was scheduled to play UC Irvine in the first round tonight. In an official press release the conference said, “The main priority of the Big West Conference continues to be the health, safety […]

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Long Beach State Women End Season Against Cal Poly

In a truly bizarre scene, the Long Beach State women’s basketball team saw its season come to an end in the opening round of the Big West Tournament, as they were defeated by Cal Poly in the Walter Pyramid Tuesday evening, 59-48. More strange than the result was the scene, with 4,000+ empty seats in […]

Basketball COVID-19 Long Beach State

No Spectators Allowed For Big West Basketball Tournament

The Big West Conference announced Tuesday afternoon that this week’s men’s and women’s basketball tournaments will be played without spectators as part of precautionary measure to halt the spread of the coronavirus. Long Beach State had already stepped up regular cleaning of the Walter Pyramid facilities for spectators and teams. The Pyramid is hosting the […]

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College Notebook: Long Beach State Basketball Tournament Time

Everything feels different about this Long Beach State Dirtbags season under first-year coach Eric Valenzuela, and that includes raised expectations. Despite winning their fourth consecutive weekend series at Bohl Diamond at Blair Field over Xavier, and moving as high as No. 12 in the national rankings, the Dirtbags (10-5) couldn’t complete the sweep of the […]

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The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to our Athletes of the Week and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship! HIGH SCHOOL Nico Iamaleava, Long Beach Poly Volleyball It’s not often that a freshman can make a Moore League debut in dominant fashion, but Long Beach Poly frosh Nico Iamaleava did just that in Poly’s four-set win over Lakewood. […]