Five players finish in double-figures for Long Beach State for the third time in 2015-16.
Big West Tournament - March 10, 2017
LONG BEACH STATE (2016-17): Played in 12 games, gradually earning more minutes throughout the season ... Scored 11 points with 18 rebounds in those 12 games ... Scored two points on the road at UCLA ... Picked up a block and a rebound on the road at Cal Poly, helping spark a turnaround from 17 down in an overtime win ... Scored four points with three rebounds against the Mustangs in the home game in the Walter Pyramid ... That marked the first of four straight games of three rebounds in less than ten minutes for the junior ... Scored four points including a pair of free throws in the regular season finale with Hawai'i ... Grabbed three boards and had a block in the Big West Tournament quarterfinals against UH.
(2015-16): Played in seven games in his first season playing basketball at LBSU ... Debuted against BYU-Hawaii picking up a rebound ... Played against New Mexico State ... Had a steal leading to a breakaway basket against Tampa ... Grabbed his second rebound of the season against Cal State Fullerton.
LONG BEACH STATE (Other): A two-sport athlete at Long Beach State, Shropshire earned a spot on the team following a fall tryout in 2015 ... Was a two-time letterwinner in Track and Field ... A two-time point-scorer at the Big West Championships in the High Jump ... Helped the Beach to a pair of Big West Championships ... Finished in fifth place as a sophomore at the 2015 championships ... Holds a PR of 6'6.25" in the high jump, and a 19'10.25" in the long jump.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played two years with the varsity basketball team at University High School ... Played in 33 games as a senior, scoring 119 points, an average of 3.6 per game ... Made nearly two blocks per game ... Also won four letters in track and field... Three-time CIF L.A. City Section finalist in the high jump ... Had the top preliminary mark and went on to finish seventh in the finals as a senior ... Established a then lifetime-best 6-06 at a dual meet with Dorsey High School ... 2013 Western League champion in the high jump ... Also competed in the 400m and triple jump.
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Points: 4, 2x, last vs. Hawai'i, 3/4/17
Rebounds: 3, 5x, last vs. Hawai'i, 3/9/17
Assists: 1, vs. Hawai'i, 3/4/17
Steals: 1, 2x, last vs. Cal State Los Angeles, 11/11/16
Blocks: 1, 3x, last vs. Hawai'i, 3/9/17
FG Made: 2, vs. Cal Poly, 2/23/17
FT Made: 2, vs. Hawai'i, 3/4/17
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