"I really connected with the guys on the team," said Yussuf. "That was the number one thing for me, making sure that I had good chemistry with the players and the coaches. I felt like that was the place for me.
Prior to visiting Long Beach State, Yussuf had also visited Loyola Marymount.
"Loyola Marymount, Pacific and Portland were the other schools that I was looking at," said Yussuf.