"Brian is a great teammate who has become an instrumental piece. His work ethic and attitude earned him a scholarship this season, and we will continue to look to him to make us a better team. We need that type of mindset to get better every day in practice."
-- Head coach John Calipari
Played two minutes against Mississippi State, attempting a pair of field goals and recording a steal ... Saw two minutes against Eastern Michigan ... Logged a pair of minutes against Lafayette ... Logged two minutes in exhibition against Northwood ... Saw three minutes of action against Transy.
Saw action in 12 games ... Made an appearance in UK's opening NCAA Tournament victory over WKU ... Saw action in a win over Georgia ... Logged his first action in conference action in the win over Ole Miss ... Played in one minute of a victory over Lamar ... Logged a minute of action in a win over Loyola ... Appeared in the Samford win logging one minute ... Saw two minutes of action in a win over Chattanooga ... Played in two minutes of UK's win over St. John's ... Pulled down a defensive rebound in two minutes of action in a win over Portland ... Saw the floor for two minutes in a win over Radford ... Tallied his first career points with a 2-for-4 showing at the free throw line in a win over Penn State ... Also pulled down his first career rebound in that victory ... Saw his first career action in a UK victory over Marist ... Made two appearances in the exhibition contests ... Played seven minutes in the win over Morehouse and pulled down one rebound.
Averaged 9.6 pts. and 5.0 assists per game in senior season at River Dell High School ... Named First Team All- Conference Big North ... Honorable Mention All-County (Bergen County) ... Helped lead team to state playoffs ... As a junior, averaged 9.0 pts. and 4.0 assists per game ... Named Second Team All-League (Bergen County scholastic League)
Son of Brian and Patricia Long ... Has two brothers, Keith and Travis, that played college basketball, Keith at UNLV and Travis at Memphis ... Father played basketball at Creighton.