Long Beach State 49ers men's basketball

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Long Beach State 49ers
2014–15 Long Beach State 49ers men's basketball team
Long Beach State 49ers athletic logo
University California State University, Long Beach
Conference Big West
Location Long Beach, CA
Head coach Dan Monson (8th year)
Arena Walter Pyramid
(Capacity: 5,000)
Nickname 49ers
Colors

Black and Gold

            
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
1971*, 1972*
NCAA Tournament appearances
1970, 1971*, 1972*, 1973*, 1977, 1993, 1995, 2007, 2012
* vacated by NCAA

The Long Beach State 49ers Basketball team represents California State University, Long Beach in Long Beach, California. The school's team currently competes in the Big West Conference. The team last played in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in 2012. The 49ers are currently coached by Dan Monson.

In 2008, the team began a three-year probation term, vacated 18 victories from their 2005-2006 season, and reduced scholarships and recruiting in order to keep eligibility for postseason play.[1]

Post season results[edit]

NCAA tournament results[edit]

The 49ers have appeared in nine NCAA tournaments. Their combined record is 7–10.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1970 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Regional Third Place Game
Weber State
UCLA
Santa Clara
W 93–73
L 65–88
L 86–89
1971* First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Weber State
Pacific
UCLA
W 77–68
W 78–65
L 55–57
1972* First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
BYU
San Francisco
UCLA
W 95–90OT
W 75–55
L 57–73
1973* First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Regional Third Place Game
Weber State
San Francisco
Arizona State
W 88–75
L 67–77
W 84–80
1977 First Round Idaho State L 72–83
1993 First Round Illinois L 72–75
1995 First Round Utah L 64–76
2007 First Round Tennessee L 86–121
2012 Second Round New Mexico L 68–75

* vacated by NCAA

NIT results[edit]

The 49ers have appeared in seven National Invitation Tournaments (NIT). Their combined record is 2–7.

Year Round Opponent Result
1980 First Round
Second Round
Pepperdine
UNLV
W 104–87
L 81–90
1988 First Round Stanford L 77–80
1990 First Round
Second Round
Arizona State
Hawaiʻi
W 86–71
L 79–84
1992 First Round TCU L 61–73
2000 First Round California L 66–70
2011 First Round Washington State L 74–85
2013 First Round Baylor L 66–112

49ers in the NBA[edit]

Jesse Woodard, of Long Beach State, guarding Jon Scheyer of Duke (December 2009)

The following Long Beach 49ers players have played professionally for the National Basketball Association:[2]

Retired numbers[edit]

Three numbers have been retired in Long Beach State basketball history:[3]

References[edit]

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