UCLA moved to 4-0 on a 77-63 win over Long Beach State, but allowed the 49ers to get within five points with 3:00 left on the clock. Norman Powell and Bryce Alford combined for 41 points, while Kevon Looney logged his third straight double-double. Here’s the game story from Chris Trevino, who filled in at Pauley Pavilion tonight.
I want to thank both Long beach st nd SDSU for riding this whole process out with me.. With that being said, i will be a Long Beach St. 49er
— Tyler Lamb (@LamboMars) January 11, 2013
Former UCLA guard Tyler Lamb picked a destination today after deciding transfer out on Nov. 25, three days before center Josh Smith elected to do the same. A week after Smith decided on Georgetown, Lamb announced that he will head 33 miles down the 405 to Long Beach State.
The junior guard also visited UNLV last month before settling on the 49ers and San Diego State as his final two choices. Continue reading
Of the many poor performances UCLA has had this season, the most glaring have come against the Big West. First was the one-point overtime win over UC Irvine, one soon followed by the Cal Poly upset. The Anteaters and the Mustangs were picked to finish third and seven in the conference, respectively.
Tuesday night at 8 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks), the Bruins will face a Big West team predicted to win its third straight regular-season title. Here’s a look at the 49ers …
Shooting woes: Last year’s Long Beach State squad was the school’s best in years, one that made the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007 and was thought of as Sweet Sixteen dark horse. But four starters are gone Continue reading