Bulgarian Wing Commits to LMU

By Go-To Guy, LMU Lions Roar Contributor

According to multiple sources, Ivan Alipiev, a 6’7” SG/SF from Bulgaria has committed to LMU to play basketball.  Alipiev, who will be a freshman in the fall of 2018, is a skilled offensive player with a very smooth outside shot.  He has excellent range well beyond the arc and he can drive to the basket and score with a variety of shots.  Continue reading

Euro Big Man Jakob Dombek has official visit to LMU

By Go-To Guy, LMU Lions Roar Contributor

 

L-R Julian Betko, Director of GBA, Jakob Dombek, LMU Assistant Coach Derrick Clark

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

According to various sources, and the above picture, LMU hosted Jakob Dombek, a 6’10” 205 lb. PF from the Get Better Academy, which is located in the Czech Republic city of Prague. Continue reading

Athletics Director William Husak to retire

 

 

 

 

 

Press release here.

LORENZO ROMAR returns to Pepperdine

Lorenzo Romar will return to Pepperdine University as head basketball coach. Romar, 59, previously coached the Waves for three seasons between 1996-97 and 1998-99. Press release here. 

Turk’s Take – An Important Week Left in the West Coast Conference

A lot remains at stake this week as conference play wraps up:

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Turk’s Take: Mid-Conference Report

The weekend games brought some separation as the conference teams press on during the last month of WCC play.  Nothing looks to change with St. Mary’s and Gonzaga leading the pack.  It is in the 3-6 spots where there is room to maneuver, and then we’ll see for whom the bottom drops out to earn a day one tournament game. Continue reading

LMU freshman CHELSEY GIPSON shoots some hoop with NBA great Steve Nash

LMU freshman guard Chelsey Gipson made a guest appearance on Steve Nash’s You Tube series “Give and Go” recently. Gipson was luckily enough to get some basketball tips from the Santa Clara and NBA star.

Charisma Osborne, 2019 LMU top target

The LMU women’s basketball coaching staff is already hard at work recruiting the 2019 class. One of the top targets of this class is Charisma Osborne, a guard 5-9 guard from Moreno Valley, CA.

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Elliott’s Contract Extended Through 2021

Charity Elliott LMU women’s basketball vs. UC Riverside Dec. 17, 2016

LMU women’s basketball Head Coach Charity Elliott has signed three year contract extension.  Continue reading

Turk’s Take WCC PREVIEW

With the non-conference schedule behind us, it’s time to look at how the WCC will shake out.

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