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1972-73 Long Beach State 49ers
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 26-3*, .897 W-L% (3rd of 217)
Conference: 10-2, 1st in PCAA (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jerry Tarkanian (26-3)
*Overall W-L adjusted to 24-2 (more)

PS/G: 89.3 (4th of 215) ▪ PA/G: 71.8 (59th of 215)
SRS: 16.95 (5th of 215) ▪ SOS: -0.53 (115th of 215)

NCAA Tournament:
Won West First Round (88-75) versus Weber State
Lost West Regional Semifinal (77-67) versus San Francisco
Won West Regional Third Place (84-80) versus Arizona State

AP Poll Summary

Pre 12/5 12/12 12/19 12/26 1/2 1/9 1/16 1/23 1/30 2/6 2/13 2/20 2/27 3/6 Final
6 7 7 6 6 5 6 5 5 4 3 3 3 4 4 3

Schedules prior to the 1995-96 season may be missing games vs. non-Division I opponents.

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
1 Fri, Dec 1, 1972 REG North Texas MVC W 90 63 1 0 W 1 Long Beach Arena
2 Fri, Dec 8, 1972 REG N Portland State Ind W 102 66 2 0 W 2
3 Mon, Dec 11, 1972 REG @ Colorado Big 8 W 93 69 3 0 W 3 Balch Fieldhouse
4 Tue, Dec 19, 1972 REG N Hofstra Mid-Atl W 93 44 4 0 W 4
5 Wed, Dec 20, 1972 REG N Jacksonville Ind W 97 70 5 0 W 5
6 Fri, Dec 22, 1972 REG Long Island University Ind W 104 62 6 0 W 6 Long Beach Arena
7 Sat, Dec 23, 1972 REG Loyola Marymount WCC W 105 77 7 0 W 7 Long Beach Arena
8 Wed, Dec 27, 1972 REG N Mississippi SEC W 87 68 8 0 W 8
9 Thu, Dec 28, 1972 REG @ Oklahoma City Ind W 80 78 9 0 W 9 Fredrickson Fieldhouse
10 Fri, Dec 29, 1972 REG N Brigham Young (14) WAC W 101 89 10 0 W 10
11 Fri, Jan 5, 1973 REG @ San Jose State PCAA L 61 68 10 1 L 1 Spartan Gym
12 Sun, Jan 7, 1973 REG @ Pacific PCAA W 91 85 11 1 W 1 Pacific Pavilion
13 Thu, Jan 11, 1973 REG @ Fresno State PCAA W 79 72 12 1 W 2 Selland Arena
14 Fri, Jan 12, 1973 REG @ Fresno State PCAA W 92 71 13 1 W 3 Selland Arena
15 Sat, Jan 20, 1973 REG Creighton Ind W 68 51 14 1 W 4 Long Beach Arena
16 Sat, Jan 27, 1973 REG N Northern Illinois Ind W 101 86 15 1 W 5
17 Fri, Feb 2, 1973 REG UC-Santa Barbara PCAA W 77 69 16 1 W 6 Long Beach Arena
18 Sat, Feb 3, 1973 REG Cal State Los Angeles PCAA W 103 82 17 1 W 7 Long Beach Arena
19 Wed, Feb 7, 1973 REG San Diego State PCAA W 97 76 18 1 W 8 Long Beach Arena
20 Sat, Feb 10, 1973 REG @ San Diego State PCAA W 84 66 19 1 W 9 Peterson Gym
21 Thu, Feb 15, 1973 REG San Jose State PCAA W 117 75 20 1 W 10 Long Beach Arena
22 Sat, Feb 17, 1973 REG Pacific PCAA W 85 64 21 1 W 11 Long Beach Arena
23 Fri, Feb 23, 1973 REG @ Cal State Los Angeles PCAA L 104 107 21 2 L 1 Eagles Nest
24 Sat, Feb 24, 1973 REG @ UC-Santa Barbara PCAA W 92 65 22 2 W 1 Rob Gym
25 Thu, Mar 1, 1973 REG Fresno State PCAA W 72 62 23 2 W 2 Long Beach Arena
26 Sat, Mar 3, 1973 REG Marquette (5) Ind W 76 66 24 2 W 3 Long Beach Arena
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
27 Sat, Mar 10, 1973 NCAA N Weber State Big Sky W 88 75 OT 25 2 W 4
28 Thu, Mar 15, 1973 NCAA N San Francisco (20) WCC L 67 77 25 3 L 1
29 Sat, Mar 17, 1973 NCAA N Arizona State (16) WAC W 84 80 26 3 W 1