According to various sources, Matt Freeman, a tough, smart, skilled big man, is a top priority for LMU and coach Mike Dunlap. Big men who can run, handle the ball and shoot from the outside are rare and Freeman can do all of those things well.
Brandon Brown was named Spalding Division II player of the year. Story from AZ Central here.
USD has announced Lamont Smith as Head Men’s basketball. A official press conference is scheduled for tomorrow. Press release can be read here.
Corey Gaines, Tony Walker, Terrell Lowery, Jimmy Williamson, Haywood Eaddy and Anthony Ireland were all dynamic scoring PGs, who were quick, fast and moved the ball up the court in a hurry. All were impact players who involved their teammates and made them better players. In the tradition of those great LMU PGs of the past, comes Phoenix College PG Brandon Brown. Brown, who is listed at 5’10” 165 pounds, averaged 24.7 points, 6.4 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 2.15 steals while leading his team to the National JC DII Championship in 2014 and to a 3rd place finish in 2015.
In January 2014, LMUlionsroar.com talked to Taylor Walker as part of the Catching Up with Andy Hui series. In the article, Walker shared a long-time goal to complete a unique project with his father — a board game called Earth Encounters. Walker even made Earth Encounters a focus of his Masters in Business Administration degree at LMU. USA Today recently interviewed Walker and his family after the innovative board game was completed and readied for market. The USA today article can be read here. Kickstarter campgain can be found here.
There’s a title that grabs your attention. And it’s true too! But maybe it’s just not quite what you think. Back in the summer of 2012 when he was one of the top offensive linemen in the state of Florida and heading into his senior year, Johnson committed to the University of Louisville to play for their football team.