Bulldogs take on WKU in the Thomas Assembly Center on Feb. 2, 2017.
2016-17 Third Team All-Conference USA C-USA All-Defensive Team Third Team All-Louisiana
2016-17: Started 32 games at shooting guard ... Was second on the team in scoring with an average of 14.7 points per game, tallying 23 double-digit scoring games ... Had seven 20+ scoring performances, including a career-high 26 points versus UMES (11/27) ... Set the program record for most made three-pointers in a single season with 89 ... Tied the program record for most three-pointers attempted in a single season with 218 ... Shot career-best 40.8 percent from behind the arc which ranked fourth in the league and 36th in the country ... Made at least four threes in 12 games ... Hit a career-high seven triples at Louisiana-Lafayette (12/10), tied for the third most in a single game in school history ... Had a 360 dunk at Charlotte (1/12) that was No. 2 on ESPN's Sportscenter Top 10 Plays of the Day ... Was third on the team in rebounding with an average of 4.7 boards per contest ... Posted first career double-double with 20 points and career-best 10 rebounds against North Texas (1/21) ... Became best perimeter defender on the team, registering a team-best 65 steals which tied for the fourth most in program history ... Ranked first in C-USA and 25th in NCAA in steals per game (2.0) ... Tied his career high with five steals on three occasions ... Had all-around game in C-USA Tournament Quarterfinal win over UAB (3/9), recording 14 points, eight rebounds, three assists and four steals.
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 season-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 season-high 41 minutes in overtime win against North Texas (2/25), notching 14 points and six rebounds ... Scored a season-high 19 points on 7-of-13 shooting versus Rice (2/27) ... Pulled down a season-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 season-high 28 minutes in regular season finale against Southern Miss (3/5), registering eight points, season-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.