Monson, Long Beach State agree to extension

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) Long Beach State basketball coach Dan Monson has agreed to a five-year contract extension through the 2018-19 season.

The school announced deal Wednesday.

Monson led the Long Beach State to a 15-17 record last season and is 119-108 in seven seasons with the 49ers, leaving him four victories short of Jerry Tarkanian's school record of 123 victories. Monson's team have won three Big West titles and played in the 2012 NCAA tournament.

Monson has a career record of 289-231 in 17 seasons at Gonzaga, Minnesota and Long Beach State.

The 49ers will open the season Nov. 14 at BYU.

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