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Hawaii falls to back-to-back national champions Long Beach State

  • DARRELL MIHO / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    A Long Beach State fan ran onto the court past Hawaii’s Patrick Gasman, who lay sprawled after he couldn’t control the loose ball on match point during Saturday’s NCAA Championship match at the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, Calif.

  • DARRELL MIHO / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Hawaii’s Rado Parapunov hit past the block of Long Beach State’s TJ DeFalco, left, and Simon Andersen during Saturday’s NCAA Championship final match at the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, Calif. National player of the year DeFalco was named the tournament’s most outstanding player.

  • DARRELL MIHO / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Rainbow Warriors Dalton Solbrig and Colton Cowell sent one back against the Long Beach State’s Kyle Ensing.

  • DARRELL MIHO / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Hawaii’s Gage Worsley took some deep breaths during the awards ceremony following the team’s loss.

Fifteen days after Hawaii rode an emotional wave to turn back Long Beach State at the Stan Sheriff Center for the Big West men’s volleyball championship on April 21, the 49ers more than returned the favor at their Walter Pyramid. Read more

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