Three 49ers part of tournament which features the nation's top 64 seniors
Tournament runs April 11-14
Anderson on defensive team, Robinson honored for all phases of game during career
49er coach claims award for second straight season
National Association of Basketball Coaches honor Ware for second straight season as a first-team selection
2011-12 SEASON Enters senior season seventh all-time at Long Beach State in steals, ninth in free throws made, and 15th in scoring... Ranked as the 10th-best mid-major shooting guard in the country by Bleacher Report.
2010-11 SEASON Named first-team All-Big West Conference and second-team All-District 9 by the National Association of Basketball Coaches ... Joined the LBSU 1-000-point club ... Finished the season averaging 14.3 points, 6.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.9 steals per game, while making a team-best 52 percent (144-of-277) of his shots ... Ranked 17th all-time in single-season steals (53) at LBSU despite missing six games with a hand injury ... Finished 48th in the nation in steals per game and 55th in field goal percentage ... Ranked among the Big West leaders in 10 of the 13 statistical categories, finishing first in steals, fourth in field goal percentage, sixth in minutes played (33.8 mpg), seventh in rebounding, eighth in blocked shots (0.7 bpg), ninth in assists and offensive rebounds (1.9 rpg), 10th in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.3) and 14th in scoring ... Named to the Big West Conference All-Tournament Team after averaging 16.7 points, eight rebounds, four assists and 2.5 steals per game ... Named Big West Conference Player of the Week three times during conference play ... First weekly honor came after he averaged 18 points, seven rebounds, 2.5 assists and two steals per game, while making 86.7 percent (13-of-15) of his shots against UC Santa Barbara and Cal Poly in his first two games back after being sidelined with an injury ... Second weekly award came after averaging 20.5 points, seven rebounds, five assists and 3.5 steals in wins over Cal State Northridge and UC Irvine ... Final POW honor came after averaging 15 points and 7.5 rebounds in wins over UC Riverside and Montana ... Named to the Paradise Jam All-Tournament Team after leading 49ers to a fourth-place finish with a 2-1 record while averaging 15.7 points, 6.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and two steals per game ... Scored at least 20 points five times, while scoring in double-figures in 24 of 28 games ... Matched a career high with 25 points in the league opener at UCSB on 9-of-10 shooting ... Scored 22 points and handed out a season-high six assists in a home win over UC Irvine ... Tallied 21 points against Saint Peter's in the Paradise Jam Tournament and against UC Riverside in the Big West Tournament, while scoring 20 points in a home win over Cal State Fullerton ... Finished season with four double-doubles, including a 21-point and 10-rebound effort vs. Saint Peter's ... Had 15 points and 11 rebounds in home win over UC Riverside, scored 13 points and grabbed 10 boards in a home win over Pacific, and had 11 points and a career-high 12 rebounds against UCSB in the Big West Tournament championship game ... Handed out five or more assists nine times during the season, including a season-high six twice ... Tied a career-high with five steals to go with 19 points, six rebounds and four assists in a home win over Cal State Northridge.
2009-10 SEASON Finished the season averaging 11.8 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.9 steals, while making 44.3 percent of field goal attempts and 70.5 percent of free throw attempts ... Was 59th in the country in steals ... Finished 15th in scoring, sixth in assists and third in steals in the Big West Conference ... Named to the Big West Conference All-Tournament Team after averaging 13.7 points, 5.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.0 steals while helping the 49ers to the championship game ... Earned Big West Conference Player of the Week honors after scoring 18 points on 5-of-8 shooting, while handing out seven assists and finishing with five steals against Alaska Anchorage in the season opener ... Finished seventh in steals (62), 15th in free throw attempts (173) and 17th in free throws made (122) on the LBSU single-season charts ... Scored in double-digits in 22 of Long Beach State's 33 games, while scoring 20 points four times ... Had second career double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds at Loyola Marymount ... Scored a season-high 20 points at Pepperdine, at Notre Dame, at UC Irvine and against Cal State Fullerton ... Added five steals and four assists in Pepperdine game, while contributing nine boards in Cal State Fullerton game ... Led 49ers to a win in the Big West Conference Tournament opener with 16 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals against Cal Poly ... Scored 12 points and grabbed nine boards in a win at Cal State Northridge ... Had five or more assists five times including six in a win at Cal Poly.
2008-09 SEASON Named first-team All-Big West, just the second freshman to earn the honor in Big West Conference history and the first since LBSU's Clifton Pondexter after the 1973-74 season ... The Big West Conference Freshman of the Year and a member of the Big West Conference All-Freshman Team ... Played in all 30 games, starting 13 ... Averaged 10.8 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.1 steals, while making 54.6 percent of shots ... Improved those numbers in league play averaging 12.3 points, 4.1 boards, 3.2 assists and 1.3 steals per game, while making 51.1 percent of his shots ... Finished seventh in the Big West in assists ... In league games, finished 13th in the conference in scoring, fourth in field goal percentage, sixth in assists and 10th in steals ... Scored in double figures 17 times with three games of 20 or more points including a career-high 25 points (10-of-17 shooting) at UC Riverside a game after scoring 20 points against Pacific ... Had 23 points and nine boards against Green Bay ... Had first career double-double with 18 points and a season-high 10 rebounds against UC Davis ... Handed out a season-high six assists four times (at Weber State, at Syracuse, at UC Davis, vs. Pacific), while grabbing a season-best four steals in a win at UC Davis.
PREP SCHOOL Spent 2007-08 season at Winchendon Prep in Massachusetts averaging 22 points, six rebounds, five assists and three steals per game ... Earned first-team All-NEPSAC honors and was named one of the top five performers at the National Prep Showcase ... Claimed many individual honors as well, including being named the MVP of the Hall of Fame Classic, MVP of the Hargrave Invitational and MVP of the New Jersey Classic ... Helped lead his team to the finals of the NEPSAC Tournament ... Selected the 49ers over Xavier, DePaul and Bradley.
HIGH SCHOOL A three-year letterwinner at Jordan High School in Long Beach, earning first-team All-Moore League honors twice, while being named to the Long Beach Press-Telegram "Dream Team" First Team his senior campaign and was a first-team All-CIF selection ... As a senior, the Panthers finished 20-10 and advanced to the CIF-Southern Section I-AA semifinals ... Averaged 22.4 points, 11.9 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.6 blocks per game in the 2006-07 season, while shooting 51.5 percent from the field ... Hit double digits in scoring 27 times, including a career-best 40 points against Compton ... Scored 20 or more points 20 times and had 23 double-doubles ... One of best games came against Artesia in the CIF semifinals scoring 35 points with 10 rebounds, four assists and three blocks ... As a junior, averaged 14.0 points and 7.6 rebounds per game as Jordan went 26-6 and won the Moore League title with an 11-1 mark ... The Panthers advanced to the CIF-SS I-AA championship game, where they lost to Los Alamitos (71-61) ... Scored in double digits 25 times, had seven double-doubles and scored a season-best 24 points vs. Loyola.
MAJOR Communication Studies
Points: 25 on two occasions (MR: 12/28/10)
Rebounds: 12 vs. UC Santa Barbara, 3/12/11
Assists: 7 vs. Alaska Anchorage, 11/14/09
Steals: 5 on three occasions (MR: 1/5/11)
Blocks: 3 on two occasions (MR: 3/2/11)
3-FG Made: 2 on eight occasions (MR: 3/11/11)
FG Made: 10 at UC Riverside, 2/11/09
FT Made: 12 vs. Cal Poly, 3/11/10
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