Category: Recruiting

216 cm Swedish Center MATTIAS MARKUSSON to Visit LMU

By Lions Roar Staff That’s right, 216 centimeters!  Or for those of us living in the United States, 7’1”! Mattias Markusson is a high effort, developing big man who runs the floor well and uses his height well.  He shows some good shooting, passing and rebounding skills and footwork. He has game-changing size inside on …

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Lions Pick Up 6’11” 235 Pound Center STEFAN JOVANOVIC

By Lions Roar Staff Center Stefan Jovanovic, a 6’11” 235 pound center, is transferring from University of Hawaii to LMU, University of Hawaii coach Eran Ganot announced on Saturday to Hawaii News Now. Jovanovic will be immediately eligible and have a huge impact on the Lion’s team next year.

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Arizona transfer target Justin Simon

Arizona freshman guard Justin Simon had gained his release and will transfer. This morning CBS Jon Rothstein is reporting that LMU is one of the schools Simon is considering transferring to.

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4-Star Forward Trevor Manuel Transfers To LMU

ESPN and other sources are reporting that Trevor Manuel, a 6’9” former 4-Star Forward has transferred from Oregon to LMU and will begin classes next Monday.

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Oregon transfer Trevor Manuel visiting LMU

According to reports on Twitter, Trevor Manuel, a freshman forward who recently requested his release from Oregon is currently on a  visit to Loyola Marymount. Story on Manuel’s release from Oregon can be read  here 

Donald Gipson Committs To LMU

Update: The Los Angeles Times has recently published this story on promising recruit Donald Gipson. Donald Gipson has committed to LMU per the Los Angeles times. The full story can be read here. 

Pre-Season JC All American Josh Sykes Commits To LMU

Multiple sources have reported that 6’8” 190 lb. Fresno City College forward Josh Sykes has committed to LMU.  Sykes, a highly sought after big man, picked LMU over a host of Pac 12 and other high profile schools.

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LMU Targets Big New Zealander

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.

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LMU Offers All-City Wing From Fairfax

Multiple sources have reported that LMU has offered 6’3″, 190-pound, 2016 Wing Donald Gipson from Fairfax High School in Los Angeles.  Gipson, who is described as a tenacious defender, was All-City his junior year and is one of the leading candidates for LA City Player of the Year.

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Brandon Brown awarded Spalding Division II POY honor

By Lions Roar Staff Brandon Brown was named Spalding Division II player of the year. Story from AZ Central here.