Long Beach State dropped BYU 66-65 to snap a four-game losing streak to the Cougars.
Long Beach State had five players finish in double-figures in scoring.
Branford Jones had 11 points and six assists for the 49ers.
Caffey scores 27 points to lead the 49ers to a win in the Black and Blue Rivalry.
David Samuels scored a career-high 16 points to lead the 49ers.
Long Beach State Men's Basketball won 75-65 against North Alabama on Saturday, Nov. 10 in their home opener.
LONG BEACH STATE (2014-15): Played in all 33 games, starting in 12 … A member of the team’s regular rotation, averaged 24.5 minutes per game … Fourth on the team in scoring with a 7.0 points per game average … Led LBSU in scoring five times, tied for second-most on the team … Was the team’s leader in assists seven times, also second on the squad … Opened the season in the starting lineup … Long Beach State’s leading scorer with 14 points off of the bench in the win over Kansas State … Set a career high with four steals against Western Michigan … Scored 13 points on 5-of-7 shooting against Xavier in the Wooden Legacy … Led the Beach with 15 points at Stephen F. Austin … Was the 49ers’ leading scorer off the bench for the second time on the year with 13 points at Louisville … That led a three-game stretch of double-digit scoring for Jones … Set a career high with eight rebounds and four points against UC Santa Barbara … Led the 49ers at Cal Poly with 11 points, a career high six assists and five rebounds … LBSU’s leading scorer at Hawai’i with 12 points … Closed the season sixth in the Big West in free throw percentage at 82.1% on the season.
(2013-14): Played 32 games, starting eight in his first full season of competition … Led Long Beach State with a 37.3 3-point FG percentage … Averaged 5.8 points per game … Led LBSU with 19 points on 8-for-11 shooting against VCU in his first start …. That was the first of seven straight starts for the redshirt freshman … Made five assists in LBSU’s win over USC … Perfect from the field against Nevada, shooting 3-for-3 and 2-for-2 from 3-point range with five assists and no turnovers, scoring nine points … Scored 11 points in the Jan. 30 win at Hawai’i … Set a career high with seven rebounds along with nine points vs. CS Fullerton … Reached double-figures in back-to-back games against UC Riverside and UC Santa Barbara … Scored 17 points on 6-of-11 shooting with three 3-pointers at CS Northridge.
(2012-13): Played in one game vs. North Alabama, but suffered a leg injury and missed the remainder of the season ... Scored 8 points, pulled down 3 rebounds, recorded 3 assists and 2 steals against North Alabama.
HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year letterman at Elkins High School in Missouri City, Texas ... As a senior, averaged 20.3 points, 7.5 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.7 steals per game ... Finished year with eight double-doubles that included a 31-point/11 rebound game vs. Stafford ... In other double-double games, scored 29 points and grabbed 10 rebounds against Fort Bend Travis, had 23 points and 14 boards vs. Terry, had 21 points and 10 rebounds vs. Alief Elsik twice, finished with 21 points and 13 boards against Bryan, had 18 points and 12 rebounds vs. Fort Bend Clements, and had 15 points and 12 boards vs. Fort Bend Austin ... Named the 14th-best player in the Greater-Houston area in the summer of 2011, as well as the 27th best player in the state of Texas ... As a junior, averaged 15.3 points, 5.8 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.5 rebounds per game ... Finished with six double-doubles (points-rebounds), while scoring in double figures in 29 of 33 games ... Scored more than 20 points six times, including four of the last six games of the season ... Scored a season-high 27 points on 11-of-15 shooting against Fort Bend Marshall ... Had back-to-back 26-point games against Clear Creek (10-of-14 shooting) and Pasadena Memorial (10-of-13 shooting) to end the season ... Grabbed double-digit rebounds six times, including a career-high 17 in a win over Fort Bend Bush ... Dished out at least five assists five times, including a career-high eight against Clear Springs ... Made at least four steals in five games with a career-high five ... As a sophomore, averaged 7.1 points and 1.4 rebounds per game ... Scored in double figures 11 times, including a season-high 17 points in a win over Fort Bend Hightower.
MAJOR: Business Management
Points: 19, vs. VCU, 11/22/13
Rebounds: 8, vs. UC Santa Barbara, 1/17/15
Assists: 6, at Cal Poly, 2/14/15
Steals: 4, 2x, last vs. Hawai’i, 1/31/15
Blocks: 1, vs. Cal Poly, 1/15/15
3-FG Made: 3, 6x, last at Xavier, 11/30/14
FG Made: 8, vs. VCU, 11/22/13
FT Made: 6, 2x, last at Cal Poly, 2/14/15
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