Long Beach lands Texas guard

Long Beach State head coach Dan Monson landed a verbal commitment on Wednesday from point guard Branford Jones (Missouri City, Texas).

The news was confirmed to ESPN.com by his AAU coach (TexasPRO) Marland Lowe.

Schools such as Furman, Detroit and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi were involved in Jones' recruitment. He joins shooting guard Deng Deng (Salt Lake City, Utah) and Javion Watson(San Ysidro, Calif.) in the 49ers 2012 class.