The Long Beach State 49ers look to continue their winning ways in the Big West Conference Saturday night as they host the Pacific Tigers at the Walter Pyramid. Long Beach State is 4-0 in conference play this season, and has several streaks in play as they play on television for the eighth time this season, and the first of four consecutive Saturday games on TV. Here are the relevant details of Saturday's game:
Records: Long Beach State (11-6, 4-0 in the Big West); Pacific (5-10, 1-3)
Location: Walter Pyramid in Long Beach
Time: 4:05 p.m. PST
TV: Prime Ticket, with Ron Pitts on play-by-play, Michael Cage as color commentator, and Crystina Poncher as the sideline reporter. This is the eighth televised game so far this year for Long Beach State. They are slated to be on TV six more times this season after Saturday, including a BracketBuster game on February 18 against a yet-to-be-determined opponent.
Streaks Galore: Long Beach State is not only 4-0 in Big West play this season, but has also won 13 consecutive regular season conference games dating back to last season. The 49ers also have a 16-game home winning streak at Walter Pyramid. Pacific had a streak of their own, a seven-game losing streak, before a 20-point road win Thursday night at Cal State Northridge.
Series History: Long Beach State leads the all-time series with Pacific 9-7, and has won their last three meetings.