Naomi Yim officially a LMU LION!

Naomi Yim a 5’6” guard from Norco, CA has signed her Letter-of-Intent with LMU.

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Drew Viney playing well in the J-League

Former LMU star Drew  Viney is currently playing for the Toyama Grouses in Japan’s Jleague.  After a terrific game,  Viney has lead the Grouses into the title game. Story from Japan times can be read here. 

6’6” SF/SG Dameane Douglas Commits to LMU

Rising 2018 Senior Dameane Douglas has tweeted that he has committed to Loyola Marymount University and coach Mike Dunlap. Continue reading

Catching Up with LMU alum Sam Lagana ’85, LA Rams public address announcer

Instantly, the voice you hear resonates throughout the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on a perfect Sunday afternoon.  The deep, booming, and confident voice projects a variety of feelings – excitement, enthusiasm, passion – in perfect clarity that culminates in the deafening roar of the crowd and an instant surge of adrenaline and emotions.   That roar belongs to none other than LMU alum Sam Lagana ‘85.  I caught up with Sam, who was in between NFL preseason games, just before the official start to the Rams’ 2017 season, its second in their return to Los Angeles after more than 20 years in St. Louis.

 

 

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FORMER LMU STAR EVAN PAYNE TURNS PRO

Former LMU Star Evan Payne, who just graduated from Long Beach State has turned pro. Payne has been playing in the The Worldwide Invitational in Las Vegas.

PF Mikail Simmons Commits to LMU

LMU filled their last open roster spot with the commitment of 6’8”210-pound PF Mikail Simmons from Plano East High School in Plano, Texas. Continue reading

Zafir Williams Adds All-Star MVP to Honors

Eric Sondheimer of the Los Angeles Times is reporting that incoming freshman Zafir Williams was named the MVP of the 2017 Collision All-Star game.  The prestigious All-Star game routinely features some of the best players of the LA City Section against some of the best of the Southern Section.  Former Collision All-Star players include NBA players Russell Westbrook, Jordan Hamilton, Darren Collision and Solomon Hill to name a few.  Zafir scored 25 points en route to winning MVP honors.

Zafir Williams named boys basketball Press-Telegram Dream Team Player of the Year

Incoming Freshman Zafir Williams has been named boys basketball player of the year. Story here: 

Documentary on Anthony Ireland Skills Academy

Here is a great documentary on a Skills Academy LMU great Anthony Ireland has set up in his home town of Waterbury, Connecticut.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Six Future Lions Nominated as All-Americans

This may be a first in the history of LMU basketball.  All six incoming Lions men’s and women’s recruits  has been nominated as McDonald All-American nominees.   With five graduating men’s  seniors, there will be plenty of opportunity for such a talented class to push for immediate playing time and an immediate impact on the court.

The incoming women’s recruits who are ranked in 50 and 53 in the top 100 recruits in America, will be joined by McDonald’s All- America Gabby Green who transferred from Cal,  and 6-5 Minnesota transfer Josie Buckingham.

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