Please welcome your Long Beach State 49eeeeeerss…

Not that many people here to receive the 49ers (although the arena is pretty big). The alumni band is impressive though. Five minutes to tip-off. Here...

Tip-off in 15 minutes

This is Alonso Tacanga reporting from inside The Pyramid (a thing of beauty) where the Matadors are to take on the Long Beach State...

Men’s basketball: CSUN at Long Beach State, 01/17, 4 p.m.

Long Beach State, "The Beach," as the locals call it, is off to a CSUN-like start. The 49ers are unbeaten (4-0) in the Big...

It’s over and CSUN pulled it off, 64-56

The Highlanders made a three after Josh Jenkins started having fun with the fans but that was about it. It was the Jenkins show...

Defense has done it

The Matadors' defense has been unbelieveable this last stretch of the game. CSUN has possession leading by six with 53 second to play. Some...

Three more and CSUN leads by six

Kenny Daniels pulled up and made a 3-pointer to make it a 59-53 CSUN lead with 2:31 to go. He's screaming like he's Superman. He...

CSUN up…

Galick made a free throw to expand the lead to 55-53.  He almost completed an alley-oop for three-point chance but instead is going to...

First lead

51-50 Matadors after a Willie Galick layup. Looks like it won't last long...Kyle Austin to the line for two free throws. He makes the first...

A familiar chant

"I'm blind. I'm deaf. I want to be a ref." Courtesy of fans at UCR. Yes, CSUN and Highlander fans have a bonding chant. Matadors down...

No lead yet

Kenny Daniels seemed to have slammed down the Matadors' first lead of the night, but was called for goaltending off a Townsend miss. UCR hit...

Now or never

This is a crucial point in the game. The Matadors trail 48-42 with 11:12 to go in the game. They have possession, what are...