A three-year starter who will likely see most of his playing time at the No. 2 guard, but has shown the ability to play at the No. 1vspot as well during his career ... Continued his solid guard play last season as he has started more games that any other Golden Eagle over the last three years with 95 starting assignments ... Has
displayed a knack of hitting big shots ... Good mid-range shooter who has worked on extending range, as well as his ball-handling skills during off-season ... Needs just 17 points to become the 32nd Golden Eagle to score 1,000 points in their career.
2007-08 (Jr.): Averaged 10.5 points and 4.5 rebounds on the year ... Scored in double-figures in 17 games ... Started 32 games for the Golden Eagles ... Fifth in the conference in free throw percentage, hitting 75 of 91 free throws for 82.4% ... Led the team in rebounding six times, including a game-high 12 against Blue Mountain (11/29) ... Had a career-high two blocks against Alabama State (12/15) ... Scored a
career-high 27 points against Louisiana Tech (12/19).
2006-07 (So.): Finished the season by scoring in double figures in four of the final five games ... Had 16 games in which he hit 50 percent or more his shots.... Averaged 6.6 rebounds over the final seven games ... Sported 10 games of collecting seven or more rebounds ... Scored at least 20 points on two occasions, including a career-best 23 against Savannah State (12/2) ... Tallied lone double-double of
the season versus Sam Houston State (11/30) with 13 points and 13 rebounds ... Hit game-winning shot with 3.2 seconds remaining to lift the Eagles over Auburn (1/2) and give the school its first home win over an SEC opponent since a 76-69 triumph over Ole Miss at Green Coliseum on Dec. 22, 1994 ... Poured in team-high 22 points, along with Jeremy Wise, in a 74-69 win over Houston (2/19) ... Started the final five games of the year, averaging 12.0 points, 6.6 rebounds, 1.8 steals, 1.4 assists and 33 minutes per game.
2005-06 (Fr.): Led the team in scoring with 333 points (10.7 ppg) ... His point total ranks as the fifth highest all-time among Golden Eagle freshmen ... Averaged a team-best 12.6 ppg in league play en route to earning C-USA All- Freshman team honors ... Became second Southern Miss player to earn that distinction, the other being Anthony Richards during the 1995-96 season ... Played in all 31 games, starting a team-best 29 ... Had a team-high 24 starts in a row, before giving up spot for walk-on Tyler Quinn for "Senior Day" ... Held team lead in minutes played (1,085) ... Paced squad in steals (42) ... Finished with the most defensive rebounds with 104 (119 total, fourth on team) ... Notched a team-best 18 double-digit scoring
games ... Had an 11-game double-digit scoring streak ... Tallied lone double-double against Tulane (1/11), finishing with 13 points and career-high 11 rebounds ... Enjoyed best game of season against West Florida (12/27) with season highs in points (20) and assists (4) and to go along with six rebounds ... Poured in 18 points and had four assists against Rice (1/25) ... Tallied 18 points and six rebounds
against Tennessee State (12/19) ... Had 17 points and five assists in two overtimes vs. UTEP (2/11), playing 48 minutes ... Finished with a team-best 17 points at Houston (1/18/06) with a career-high three 3-pointers ... Poured in 16 points against Memphis (1/21) ... Led team with 16 points at Tulsa (1/14) ... Had 15 points at Memphis (2/14) ... Also had 14 points against McNeese State and 12 points
three other times (at UAB, at SMU and at Marshall).
Prep: Played for Coach Whit Lesure at Bridgton Academy and helped lead the team to a 30-6 record ... Averaged 14.5 points, 7.5 assists and 3.5 rebounds per contest at the fifth-year prep school ... Earned a three-point rating by HoopScoop Magazine ... Led the team to the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council's (NEPSAC) Class A championship ... Prior to playing at Bridgton, Beasley had a standout career for Coach Jack Doss at Butler High School in Huntsville, Ala., where he led the team to a 30-5 record and the Class 4A State Championship as a senior ... Named to the Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State 5A team and was selected to the "Super
Five" squad, honoring the top five players in the state of Alabama ... Played for Alabama in the annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game, and also was selected to the national "Best of Rest" list by HoopMasters.com.
Personal: Son of Shelby Beasley ... Hobbies include watching television ... Majoring in coaching and sport administration ... Born March 27, 1985.
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