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

Black and Gold

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Home jersey
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Team colours
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Away jersey
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Team colours
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]

2014-2015 Schedule[edit]

# Date Opponent Location Result
1 November 14th, 2014 Brigham Young University Provo, UT L 95-90
2 November 15th, 2014 San Francisco State University Long Beach, CA W 74-64
3 November 18th, 2014 Xavier University Cincinnati, OH L 97-74
4 November 21st, 2014 Kansas State University Long Beach, CA W 69-60
5 November 23rd, 2014 University of California—Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA L 77-63
6 November 27th, 2014 Western Michigan University Fullerton, CA W 73-55
7 November 28th, 2014 University of Washington Fullerton, CA L 80-70
8 November 30th, 2014 Xavier University Anaheim, CA W 73-70
9 December 3rd, 2014 University of Nevada—Reno Long Beach, CA W 68-57
10 December 5th, 2014 Stephen F. Austin State University Nacogdoches, TX L 74-45
11 December 10th, 2014 San Diego State University San Diego, CA L 60-59
12 December 20th, 2014 University of Texas—Austin Austin, TX L 78-68
13 December 22nd, 2014 St. John's University Queens, NY L 66-49
14 December 28th, 2014 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY L 85-67
15 December 30th, 2014 University of Louisville Louisville, KY L 63-48
16 January 3rd, 2015 Fresno Pacific University Long Beach, CA W 81-46
17 January 8th, 2015 University of California—Irvine Irvine, CA W 88-82
18 January 10th, 2015 University of California—Davis Davis, CA L 73-67 OT
19 January 15th, 2015 California Polytechnic State University Long Beach, CA W 50-48
20 January 17th, 2015 University of California—Santa Barbara Long Beach, CA W 69-53
21 January 24th, 2015 Northridge State University Northridge, CA W 64-58
22 January 29th, 2015 Fullerton State University Fullerton, CA W 91-85 OT
23 January 31st, 2015 University of Hawaii—Manoa Long Beach, CA W 65-50
24 February 5th, 2015 University of California—Riverside Long Beach,CA W 68-63
25 February 7th, 2015 University of California—Irvine Long Beach, CA L 56-55
26 February 12th, 2015 University of California—Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA L 70-55
27 February 14th, 2015 California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, CA L 71-58
28 February 19th, 2015 University of California—Davis Long Beach, CA L 65-58
29 February 26th, 2015 University of Hawaii—Manoa Honolulu, HI L 78-59
30 February 28th, 2015 Fullerton State University Long Beach, CA W 70-47
31 March 5th, 2015 Northridge State University Long Beach, CA
32 March 7th, 2015 University of California—Riverside Riverside, CA

2014-2015 Roster[edit]

# Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown Previous Institution
1 Tyler Lamb G 6'5" 205 SR Ontario, CA University of California—Los Angeles
2 Nick Faust G 6'6" 210 SR Baltimore, MD University of Maryland—College Park
3 Anson Moye G 6'0" 175 SO Thousand Oaks, CA Oaks Christian HS
4 Temidayo Yussuf F 6'7" 260 FR Oakland, CA St. Joseph HS
5 Mike Caffey G 6'0" 175 SR Corona, CA Centennial HS
11 David Samuels F 6'7" 225 SR Bronx, NY Collin CC
12 Eric McKnight F 6'9" 220 SR Raleigh, NC Florida Gulf Coast University
13 Deontae North G 6'4" 190 FR Del Amo, CA Centennial HS
14 Branford Jones G 6'1" 175 SO Missouri City, TX Elkins HS
15 A.J. Spencer G 6'3" 205 SR Shawnee, KS Hutchinson CC
21 Justin Bibbins G 5'8" 150 FR Carson, CA Bishop Montgomery HS
22 Alex Rifkind G 6'1" 170 FR Boca Raton, FL North Broward Preparatory School
23 Roschon Prince F 6'6" 230 SO Long Beach, CA University of Southern California
24 Travis Hammonds G & F 6'6" 225 SO Columbia, SC Gray Military Academy
31 McKay LaSalle G 6'3" 185 SR Bountiful, UT Saddleback CC
32 Gabe Levin F 6'7" 230 SO Oak Park, IL Loyola Marymount University
34 Charles Lockett F 6'6" 235 SR Los Angeles, CA Benedictine University
35 Jack Williams F 6'8" 195 FR Valencia, CA Chaminade HS
Name Position Alma Mater
Dan Monson Head Coach University of Idaho
Rod Palmer Associate Head Coach University of California—Irvine
Eric Brown Assistant Coach Northridge State University
Myke Scholl Assistant Coach Ohio Wesleyan University
Jason Tilton Director of Basketball Operations University of California—Los Angeles

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
Santa Clara
W 93–73
L 65–88
L 86–89
1971* First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
Weber State
W 77–68
W 78–65
L 55–57
1972* First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Elite Eight
San Francisco
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
W 104–87
L 81–90
1988 First Round Stanford L 77–80
1990 First Round
Second Round
Arizona State
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]


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