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Long Beach State 49ers men's basketball


Long Beach State 49ers men's basketball

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

Home jersey
Team colours
Away jersey
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]


  • Post season results 1
    • NCAA tournament results 1.1
    • NIT results 1.2
  • 49ers in the NBA 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Post season results

NCAA tournament results

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

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

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]


  1. ^ "NCAA penalizes Long Beach State men's basketball program". The Sporting News. Associated Press. March 6, 2008. Retrieved February 12, 2011. 
  2. ^

External links

  • Official team site
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