Category: Features

Euro Big Man Jakob Dombek has official visit to LMU

By Go-To Guy, LMU Lions Roar Contributor                   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.

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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 …

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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.

Elliott’s Contract Extended Through 2021

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

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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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LMU Signee Dameane Douglas Erupts for 36 Points in Season Opener

Any concerns that moving from a small school in the Napa Valley to basketball powerhouse San Joaquin Memorial High School in Fresno would be a difficult transition for Dameane Douglas were quickly put to rest.  In the season opener for Douglas’ new team, the 6’6″ 185-pound guard-forward led all scorers with 36 points. Lots of highlights to …

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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 J–league.  After a terrific game,  Viney has lead the Grouses into the title game. Story from Japan times can be read here.