As expected, Evan Payne is a very highly sought after transfer. In a interview by Eric Howell Payne revealed some of the schools that he is considering. The full article can be read 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.
Jeffrey McClendon, listed by multiple sources as the top unsigned guard in California, has chosen LMU over a host of other schools. The senior from Eastside High School in Lancaster, CA, is listed – according to various sources – as either 6’2” or 6’3” and between 185 and 205 lbs. He’s quick, powerful and tireless; the perfect player for Coach Dunlap’s new up tempo offense and defense.
Evan Payne has decided to transfer from LMU. Payne had an immediate impact as a freshman season, and end up breaking the record for freshman scoring with 497 points. There was no let up in his sophomore season as he lead the Lions scoring averaging 18 ppg. He was also second in scoring in the WCC for a majority of the season. He missed the last three regular season games due to a injury, but was back in action in the Lions first game of the WCC tournament where he exploded for 29 points.
Coach Dunlap has said repeatedly that he wants to play more up tempo and he went out and found himself an exceptional PG with Canadian National Team Experience to get things started. And he had to beat out Auburn, Bradley, Butler, Iowa, Marquette and a host of others to get his man. Make no mistake about it: Munis Tutu is a huge get and the beginning of a new era for LMU.