Basketball Long Beach Poly

PREVIEW: Long Beach Poly Boys’ Basketball

It’s a good time to be Shelton Diggs. The Long Beach Poly boys’ basketball coach is running the program at his alma mater, a position he’s referred to as his dream job. The Jackrabbits are the nine-time defending Moore League champions, and Diggs, now in his sixth year in the job, has officially been on […]

Basketball Wilson

PREVIEW: Wilson Boys’ Basketball

The Wilson Bruins are coming off of their most successful season in a decade under third-year coach James Boykin, and have the talented returning backcourt to make some noise again. “We obviously want to improve on last year but with a new group, there’s always new challenges,” Boykin said. “I’m excited to see if this […]

Basketball Jordan

PREVIEW: Jordan Boys’ Basketball

Panthers coach James McDonald is running an old-school playbook in North Long Beach, and he’s asking his school’s fans to have a little patience as a result. The Jordan basketball team’s roster is stacked with two-sport athletes that were late arriving to the hardwood because of football season. “We’re not in sync yet, we didn’t […]

Basketball Long Beach City College

PREVIEW: LBCC Men’s Basketball

Under coach Barry Barnes, LBCC has made sure to represent the first two letters of their school name–Barnes’ Vikings have always been heavy on Long Beach talent, and this year is no exception. LBCC returns all-conference players Jeremiah Sadler (Poly) and Jordan Heard (Jordan), and the Vikings have players from Cabrillo, Millikan, and Lakewood on […]

Basketball Long Beach State Photos

PHOTOS: Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Falls At USC

The Long Beach State men’s basketball team came up short in a 75-65 loss at USC on Wednesday night. sophomore Jordan Roberts and senior Bryan Alberts each scored 13 points while Ron Freeman chipped in 12 points and eight rebounds. The Beach was without the services of point guard Deishuan Booker, and USC ended the […]