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  1. Long Beach State loses starting guard to torn ACL

    Oct 1, 2014, 4:45 PM EDT

    A.J. Spencer, Michael Williams, Josh Gentry

    Spencer averaged 9.1 points and 3.2 rebounds per game last season.

  2. Three-star power forward commits to Long Beach State

    Sep 25, 2014, 9:22 PM EDT

    Dan Monson

    All three of Long Beach State’s 2015 commitments are front court players.

  3. Hawaii announces addition of Senque Carey to coaching staff

    Jul 17, 2014, 9:45 PM EDT

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    Carey has plenty of experience recruiting on the west coast, and that could prove beneficial to Hawaii as it looks to build towards winning a Big West crown.

  4. Report: Former Gonzaga forward Lucas Meikle transfers to Cal Poly

    Jul 6, 2014, 4:23 PM EDT

    Joe Callero

    Meikle will have three years of eligibility remaining, beginning with the 2015-16 campaign.

  5. Cal Poly announces addition of shooting guard Trevor John

    Jun 27, 2014, 2:35 PM EDT

    Joe Callero

    With two of their top three scorers from last year’s NCAA tournament team gone, Cal Poly has made another addition to its roster.

  6. Clerical issue resulted in nine-day scholarship check delay for nearly 60 Hawaii athletes

    Jun 13, 2014, 4:11 PM EDT

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    While the AD voiced his concern about possible NCAA violations had the school helped its athletes, it turns out they could have done so without penalty.

  7. Report: Hawaii loses two staff members to JuCo ranks

    May 30, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT

    Gib Arnold

    Hawaii has lost two staff members to the junior college ranks.

  8. Former USC forward Roschon Prince transfers to Long Beach State

    Mar 28, 2014, 2:39 AM EDT

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    Former USC forward Roschon Prince has decided to transfer to Long Beach State for his final three seasons of college eligibility.

  9. NCAA Tournament Primer: Cal Poly Mustangs

    Mar 16, 2014, 1:34 AM EDT

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    Cal Poly entered the Big West tournament 2-9 in its last 11 games. Three wins later, the Mustangs will make their first-ever NCAA tournament appearance.

  10. 2014 Big West Tournament Preview: UC Irvine, UCSB lead the way in Anaheim

    Mar 12, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Regular season champion UC Irvine may have gone 13-3 in Big West play, but look for this tournament to provide a surprise or two.

  11. UCSB issues statement regarding Thursday’s fan incident

    Mar 7, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT

    Gib Arnold

    UCSB issues a statement regarding Thursday’s incident in which a fan confronted Hawaii head coach Gib Arnold on the court

  12. UCLA transfer Tyler Lamb a difference-maker in his Long Beach State debut

    Dec 20, 2013, 1:09 AM EDT

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    After winning its season opener against Hawaii Pacific, Long Beach State lost nine straight games in a variety of ways. There were blowouts, and there were also close defeats like their one-point loss to Loyola Marymount on November 14. Dan Monson’s team has traditionally played a brutal non-conference schedule, with the goal being to enter…

  13. Victory at San Diego serves as a reminder that UCSB’s no one-man outfit

    Dec 15, 2013, 8:05 PM EDT

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    Through five games UCSB power forward Alan Williams was near unstoppable, posting averages of 26.8 points, 11.0 rebounds and 2.6 blocked shots per game for a team that blew out UNLV in Las Vegas last month. Entering Sunday’s game against San Diego, the Gauchos were looking to build on the momentum gained from their home…

  14. UC Irvine pastes Washington, but it’s the Huskies who will advance to NYC

    Nov 15, 2013, 1:58 AM EDT

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    The semifinalists in the 2K Sports Classic have been known for months now, with UConn and Boston College meeting in one semifinal and Washington taking on Indiana in the other. But this is still a “tournament,” and on Thursday the UC Irvine Anteaters (and earlier Thursday the Toledo Rockets) displayed why that word should be…

  15. Two-point shooting, rebounding push New Mexico State past Hawaii

    Nov 12, 2013, 7:48 AM EDT

    Marvin Menzies

    Pegged as the overwhelming favorites to win the WAC, New Mexico State has two areas of strength: the versatility of junior guard Daniel Mullings, and their size in the front court. Tuesday morning against former conference rival Hawaii, the Aggies were able to take advantage of both on their way to a 95-88 victory in…

  16. UC Irvine, head coach Russell Turner agree to five-year extension

    Nov 7, 2013, 9:05 PM EDT

    Russell Turner, Will Davis II

    After making their first Big West tournament final appearance since 2008 this past spring, the UC Irvine Anteaters enter the 2013-14 season as the preseason favorite to win the conference and make their first NCAA tournament appearance as a Division I member. Armed with key returnees such as forward Will Davis II and guard Alex…

  17. UC Irvine aiming for first NCAA tournament appearance as a Division I member

    Oct 13, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. In the first two seasons of Russell Turner’s tenure at UC Irvine the Anteaters took their lumps, winning a total of 25 games and finishing no better than sixth in the Big…

  18. 2013-2014 Big West Conference Preview: Long Beach St., UC Irvine among the contenders

    Oct 13, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT

    Russell Turner, Will Davis II

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of our previews…

  19. Hawai’i takes to the water for its offseason workouts (VIDEO)

    Sep 20, 2013, 12:54 PM EDT

    Gib Arnold

    With the offseason being what it is, the usual training regimen college basketball players go through has the potential to become stale at some point in the summer. To combat this many programs will switch things up, with the goal not only being to reinvigorate the players but to also force them to adjust to…

  20. Boise State’s non-football sports reportedly set to join Big West in 2013

    Aug 16, 2012, 1:26 PM EDT

    Leon Rice

    As the WAC ship is sinking, it looks as though Boise State is looking to abandon the conference and soon take refuge in the Big West, according to Brian Murphy of the Idaho Statesman. The paper quotes Boise State president Bob Kustra saying he has “no doubt” that most non-football sports will move to the…

  21. Standhardinger in paradise

    Jul 14, 2012, 10:08 PM EDT

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    Remember Christian Standhardinger? Yes? No? The former Nebraska Cornhusker was one of the better performers for Doc Sadler, averaging 9.5 points and 5.5 rebounds before everything went south – if that’s the proper term for a kid who was about to transfer to LaSalle, before being caught in flagrante delecto with a lady friend. After…

  22. 'Seinfeld' aids Long Beach State's practices

    Oct 11, 2010, 4:10 PM EDT

    Behind at work, but feeling under the weather? Don’t worry. You can still be productive and not pass the bug to your co-workers. And for that, let’s credit Long Beach State’s men’s basketball team. They’ve been using this method all summer.   If the 49ers dethrone reigning Big West champion UC Santa Barbara this season,…