Colby Long
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    Colby Long

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Mt. Zion, Ill.

    High School:
    Mt. Zion

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 180

    Position:
    G

    Birthdate:
    10/21/1990


    03/01/2014

    Tyler Smithpeters buries game-winning 3-pointer to lift Salukis past Redbirds, 66-65

    Salukis finish tied for fourth place and will be the No. 6 seed and play Northern Iowa next Friday night at 8:35 p.m.

    01/10/2014

    Colby Long preparing for active duty deployment in U.S. Army

    Saluki senior guard received stellar marks at Army's LDAC training.

    08/19/2013

    Colby Long and his identical twin, Caleb, are alike in almost every way

    01/29/2013

    Men's Basketball hosts Drake on Wednesday night

    Salukis look to snap four-game losing streak.

    11/27/2012

    Men's Basketball hosts Fresno State in MVC-Mountain West Challenge on Wednesday

    The Student-Athlete Advisory Council is spearheading a food drive to benefit the Murphysboro Food Pantry

    2013-14 SENIOR
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Walk-on player who saw action in nine games and made his first-career start on Senior Day on March 1 versus Illinois State...Made 3-pointers versus Missouri S&T, at Illinois State and versus Missouri State.

    2012-13 JUNIOR
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Joined the team as a walk-on and went on to play significant minutes off the bench in 23 games...Recorded a career-high six points versus Creighton...Played double-digit minutes in three games.

    High School
    Averaged 20 points, 5 assists and 5 rebounds as a senior for Class 3A Mt. Zion High School in 2009...Mt. Zion lost to Decatur MacArthur in Regionals...Named All-Conference and All-County his senior year...Played three seasons of varsity basketball for coach Jay Driscoll...Also played football his senior year.

    Dawg Bites
    Born Oct. 21, 1990, in Decatur, Ill...Son of Tom and Tami Long...Father is an engineer and mother is a medical transcripitionist...Has three siblings, including an identical twin brother, Caleb, who played in seven games for the Salukis as a walk-on during the 2009-10 season. Majoring in sports administration with a minor in military science. Report

    Career Stats
    Total3-PtrF-ThrowsRebounds
    SeasonGP-GSMin/AvgFG-FGAPctFG-FGAPctFT-FTAPctOffDefTotAvgPFFOATOBlkStlPtsAvg
    2012-1323-0102/4.46-17.3534-12.3331-3.333246.3507100117.7
    2013-149-126/2.93-11.2733-9.3330-0.000022.210120091.0
    Total32-1128/4.09-28.3217-21.3331-3.333268.3608120126.8
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