Breaking Down LMU’s Non-Conference Schedule

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December 8, 2012; Columbus, OH, USA; Long Beach State 49ers guard Mike Caffey (5) steals the ball from Ohio State Buckeyes guard Aaron Craft (4) at Value City Arena. Mandatory Credit: Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports

Long Beach State

Thursday, November 14th. Long Beach, California.

Last Season: 19-14 (14-4 Big West). NIT First Round.

The Lions will face another quality opponent in the 49ers of Long Beach State. However, they are losing their leading scorer and rebounder, James Ennis, who was the 49ers first scoring option last season on a multitude of different plays. However, Long Beach State could be in good hands this season, considering that its next five leading scorers are all returning. Guard Mike Caffey will be an integral part of the LBSU squad this season, and will be a tough matchup for LMU’s star point guard, Anthony Ireland.