Frank Burlison is reporting that Mattias Markusson has committed to LMU. We first wrote about Markusson on 04-14-16.
Max Good has been hired at Pratt Community College as head coach. Several high profile coaches commented on the hire: “Coach Good is an unbelievable competitor with a great knowledge of the game. He always gets the most out of his players’ abilities. He also has a personality bigger than life. Pratt is getting one terrific coach.” – Mark Few, Gonzaga University Head Coach
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 defense. For a player that has only been playing for 3 ½ years he shows some real promise.
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.
The final coaching vacancy in the WCC has been filled. Veteran NBA coach and player Terry Porter has verbally agreed to be next University of Portland head coach. News story can be read here.
Here is the first addition of the WCC transfer list. Look for this list to grow in the upcoming months. Four new head coaches in the conference will mean there is going to be a lot of roster turn over. Coach Lamont Smith at USD, who will be entering his second year, is wasting no time bringing in his own players. Continue reading
USF has hired Kyle Smith as Men’s Basketball Coach. Smith is the third new hire in the conference following Damon Stoudamire at Pacific, and Herb Sendek at Santa Clara. Only the University of Portland job remains open. The official press release can be read here.