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Long Beach outworks UH to quiet noisy Sheriff crowd

By Dave Reardon

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 31, 2014

~~<p>There are no must-wins, not yet. The Big West is going to get only one team into the NCAA Tournament, and it will be the squad that wins the conference tourney. Hawaii could still do that.</p>
<p>That fact, however, takes away only a little bit of the disappointment for the UH basketball team and its fans after Long Beach State outlasted the Rainbow Warriors 92-83 in a frantic festival of hoops that was thoroughly entertaining ... except, of course, for the last few minutes, when The Beach took control of the Stan Sheriff Center scoreboard and quieted the noisiest crowd of the season. And except, of course, if you find matador defense unacceptable.</p>
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There are no must-wins, not yet. The Big West is going to get only one team into the NCAA Tournament, and it will be the squad that wins the conference tourney. Hawaii could still do that.

That fact, however, takes away only a little bit of the disappointment for the UH basketball team and its fans after Long Beach State outlasted the Rainbow Warriors 92-83 in a frantic festival of hoops that was thoroughly entertaining ... except, of course, for the last few minutes, when The Beach took control of the Stan Sheriff Center scoreboard and quieted the noisiest crowd of the season. And except, of course, if you find matador defense unacceptable. Login for more...



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