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Long Beach State 49ers
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School Name: California State University, Long Beach
Location: Long Beach, California
Arena: Walter Pyramid
Capacity: 5,000
Conference: Big West
Head coach: Dan Monson

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 2007. 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]

NCAA Tournament Results

The 49ers have competed in eight NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 7–9.

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

*vacated by NCAA

49ers in the NBA

  • Al Brightman
  • James Cotton
  • Craig Dykema
  • Leonard Gray
  • Bob Gross
  • Lucious Harris
  • Juaquin Hawkins
  • Craig Hodges
  • Glenn McDonald
  • Eric McWilliams
  • Cliff Pondexter
  • Ed Ratliff
  • Samuel Robinson
  • Bryon Russell
  • Chuck Terry
  • George Trapp
  • Michael Wiley
  • Morlon Wiley
  • Rickey Williams

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