The 2012 Big West Tournament begins on Thursday at the Honda Center in Anaheim, and the Long Beach State 49ers are the top seed in the tournament for the second straight season. The 49ers open their tournament slate on Thursday evening with a battle against the UC Davis Aggies. Here are the relevant details of tonight's college basketball tilt:
Records and Seeds: No. 1 seed Long Beach State (22-8, 15-1); No. 8 seed UC Davis (5-25, 3-13)
Location: Honda Center in Anaheim
Time: 6:00 p.m. PST
TV: No television, but the game will be broadcast on BigWest.TV
Audio: Rob Brender will provide play-by-play action of the game on Long Beach State.com.
Series History: Long Beach State leads the all-time series with UC Davis 13-2, and have won their last six meetings. This season, the 49ers beat Davis 86-58 in Long Beach on January 12. On February 11, the 49ers won in Davis 89-69.
Injuries: Big West Defensive Player of the Year Larry Anderson, one of four seniors on Long Beach State, is doubtful for the Big West Tournament after spraining right knee last Saturday.
Just Three More: Eugene Phelps, another Long Beach State senior, needs just three points for 1,000 in his career, trying to become the 22nd player in school history to reach four figures in points.