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Jacobi Boykins
Jacobi  Boykins

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
St. Petersburg, Fla.

High School:
Lakewood HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 175

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
02/11/1995

Experience:
2L

12/05/2016

Bulldogs Balanced in 98-65 Victory

LA Tech improved to 5-3 on the season

12/01/2016

LA Tech Drops Heartbreaker in Overtime to Cal

Bulldogs fall to 3-3 on the season

11/29/2016

LA Tech Heads to West Coast to Face California

Tipoff is set for 8 p.m. CT on Wednesday night

11/27/2016

Veterans Bounce Back to Propel Bulldogs to Home Win

LA Tech improved to 3-2 on the season

11/26/2016

LA Tech Starts California Bears Classic on Sunday

Tipoff is set for 4 p.m. in the TAC

12/05/2016

LA Tech vs. Alcorn State 12/5/16

Five Bulldogs scored in double figures in what turned into a 98-65 victory over the Braves

12/05/2016

LA Tech vs. Maryland Eastern Shore 11/27/16

Veterans bounce back to propel Bulldogs to home win over Hawks

12/04/2016

LA Tech vs. Southeastern 12/3/16

Erik McCree has career night in convincing 88-59 win over Lions

12/02/2016

LA Tech vs. Oklahoma Baptist 11/23/16

Harris, Sherman power Bulldogs to 79-63 win over Bison

11/11/2016

South Carolina 85, Louisiana Tech 76

The Bulldogs fall to South Carolina on opening night, November 11, 2016.

2015-16: After missing the first two games of the season, ended up starting in 29 of 31 games played ... Averaged 9.3 points per game, notching 14 double-digit scoring games ... Was third on the team in three-point shooting percent by going 50-of-140 for 36 percent while making the second most threes (50) ... Hit at least one three-pointer in 28 of 31 games ... Also third on the team in total steals (25) and blocks (16) ... Made first start of the season at Ohio State (11/24), registering 16 points in upset win over the Buckeyes ... Came up with three blocks apiece playing Old Dominion (1/7) and UTSA (1/28) ... Poured in a career-high five three-pointers for 18 points versus UTEP (1/31) ... Registered a season-high four steals to go along with 14 points and five rebounds versus Middle Tennessee (2/11) ... Played a career-high 41 minutes in overtime win against North Texas (2/25), notching 14 points and six rebounds ... Scored a career-high 19 points on 7-of-13 shooting versus Rice (2/27) ... Pulled down a career-high nine rebounds against ETSU (3/28) in the Vegas16 quarterfinals.

2014-15:
Came off the bench in all 36 games ... Led the team in three-point shooting percentage going 32-of-81 for 40 percent ... Scored in double figures in four games, starting with 10 points versus Presbyterian (11/23) in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic ... Knocked down season-high four threes in just 13 minutes of action at UTSA (1/10) ... Came away with career-high five steals against FIU (2/14), tied for the second most in a single game on the season ... Had an all-around game while playing career-high 28 minutes in regular season finale against Southern Miss (3/5), registering eight points, career-high four rebounds, three steals, one block and one assist ... Went 7-of-8 shooting from the field, including a perfect 4-of-4 from long range, for a season-high 18 points in NIT first round matchup versus Central Michigan (3/17) ... Hit two critical three-pointers in the second half of NIT second round victory at Texas A&M (3/23).

High School:
Ranked 51st best player in the state of Florida for 2014 by Florida Hoops ... Three-star recruit per Rivals ... Led the Lakewood Spartans to the Florida Class 5A title game where he dropped 28 points and 13 rebounds in the loss ... Was named team MVP for the state tournament ... Averaged 22 points and eight rebounds while shooting 38 percent from three-point range ... Ended up scoring 22 points or more in eight of his final 10 games, including a career-high 34 in a triple-overtime win in the playoffs ... Named first team All-Suncoast, first team All-County and first team all-state by FABC and Source Hoops ... Participated in the Pinellas-Hillsborough All-Star game with fellow Bulldog Dayon Griffin where he had a team-high 18 points and won the dunk contest ... Averaged 17 points and seven rebounds per game his sophomore year, earning all-county honors ... Missed most of his junior year due to a neck injury ... Participated in the 2013 Reebok Breakout Classic that hosted 120 of the nation's top high school basketball players.

Personal: Full name is Jacobi Boykins ... Nickname is `Cobi' ... Son of Yolanda Ivey ... One sister, Precious ... Born Feb. 11, 1995 in St. Petersburg, Fla. ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Florida Gulf Coast and Jacksonville.

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