The Long Beach State 49ers look to remain undefeated in the Big West Conference on Saturday night as they host the Cal. State Northridge Matadors at Walter Pyramid. Here are the relevant details of Saturday's Big West battle:
Records: Long Beach State (16-6, 9-0 in the Big West); Cal State Northridge (6-14, 2-7)
Location: Walter Pyramid in Long Beach
Time: 7:30 p.m. PST
TV: Fox Sports West, with Paul Sunderland on play-by-play, Michael Cage on color commentary, and Christina Poncher on the sidelines.
Online: Rob Brender calls the play-by-play at LongBeachState.com
Home, Sweet Home: The 49ers have won 18 straight home games heading into Saturday's contest, the seventh longest active streak in the country.
Big West Leaders: Long Beach State has won 17 consecutive regular season Big West Conference games, dating back to last season. The streak is the third longest in 49ers history, trailing a 25-game streak from 1969-1972 and a 22-game run from 1972-1975.
Assist Man: Long Beach State point guard Casper Ware last Saturday became the second 49ers player with 500 assists in his college career. Ware enters Saturday's game with 504 assists, needing just four dimes to pass Billy Walker (1984-1987) for the most assists in Long Beach State history.
Series History: The 49ers lead the all-time series with the Matadors 31-20, and have won the last five meetings between the two schools.