Bracket projection: Long Beach St.
Casper Ware and an experienced squad makes 49ers a strong sleeper
The 49ers finally got over the hump against Cal-Santa Barbara in the Big West tournament. Caspar Ware is a great player and Long Beach has been right there in a slew of big-time games throughout the season. But Long Beach also lost all of those games, and I see the same thing happening Thursday against New Mexico.
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