Long Beach State 49ers Basketball Tickets
Team: Long Beach State 49ers
League: NCAA Division I
Conference: Big West
Home Games: Walter Pyramid
Head Coach: Dan Monson
Conference Tournament Championships: Nine
All-Time Greats: James Ennis, James Cotton, Craig Dykema, Craig Hodges, Michael Wiley
Long Beach State 49ers Basketball TicketsThe Long Beach State 49ers' basketball team officially began to play in 1950. Under the leadership of Head Coach Herm Schwarzkopf, the team earned a record of 13-27. The 49ers hit their stride in the 1970s as well as the 1990s. Thanks to Head Coach Seth Greenberg from 1990-1996, the team had a record of 105-70. This college basketball organization has managed at least six NCAA Tournament appearances as well as nine Conference Tournament Championships. It is said that a rivalry is being sparked between the 49ers and the UC Irvine Anteaters because the two teams have gone up against each other so often in the last few postseason runs. Notable players who have played for this organization include Al Brightman, Juaquin Hawkins and Bryon Russell. Grab your Long Beach State 49ers basketball tickets at StubHub.
Where does the Long Beach State 49ers basketball team play?Home Long Beach State 49ers basketball games take place at the Walter Pyramid on the campus of Long Beach State University in Long Beach. This is an indoor arena that seats 4,000. The women's basketball team also plays there as well as the women's and men's volleyball teams.
Who is the Long Beach State 49ers head coach?The head coach for the Long Beach State 49ers basketball team is Dan Monson. He took the position on April 6, 2007. Monson began his coaching career with the University of Alabama at Birmingham as an assistant in 1986. As a head coach, he held an overall winning record of 370–319 at the beginning of the 2019-2020 season. He has received awards such as the Big West Coach of the Year from 2011–2013.
Has the Long Beach State 49ers program ever won a national title?The Long Beach State 49ers basketball team ended its 2018-2019 season with a record of 15–19. It has made at least six NCAA Tournament appearances. The team has garnered nine Conference Tournament Championships with the bulk of them coming during the 1970s. The latest one was in 2012.
Who are some notable players from the Long Beach State 49ers basketball team?Notable players who have gone through the Long Beach State 49ers basketball organization include James Ennis, James Cotton and Craig Dykema as well as Craig Hodges and Michael Wiley. Ennis went on to have a professional basketball career starting in the 2013-2014 season. As of 2019, he was a member of the Philadelphia 76ers. Cotton spent two seasons playing for the Seattle Supersonics from 1997-1999, while Dykema spent the 1981-1982 season with the Phoenix Suns.
What is a Long Beach State 49ers basketball game like?Long Beach State 49ers basketball games can be lively thanks to the student cheering section. The volume on the game atmosphere gets pushed up a notch when the team plays against rivals like UC Irvine or in potential postseason push games.
What are the top games this year for Long Beach State 49ers basketball?The game known as the The Black and Blue Rivalry takes place when the Long Beach State 49ers basketball team plays against UCI. In the 2018-2019 season, the two teams met in the semifinals for the third time in four years. As for members of the Big West Conference, other top games you can attend are when the 49ers play against California Polytechnic State University, California State University - Fullerton and the University of California - Santa Barbara.
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