Men's basketball to play lone exhibition on Saturday against Cal Lutheran at 7:30 pm
LMU men's basketball was on the road for a month and returned home this week for the first time since Nov. 17. In addition to home games, the Lions were able to get back to action in the community as well, with the community outreach program LMU Cares picking back up on Monday at Franklin D. Parent School in Inglewood.
BRIEFLY... Blair Mendy is in his first season of college basketball for LMU in 2013-14, joining the program as a walk-on...
HIGH SCHOOL... Graduated from Bellarmine Prep in 2013... played for two-time CCS Division I Champions... was 2011 CCS Championship game MVP and defensive MVP... finished with 9.8 points, 8.4 assists, 5.7 rebounds and 1.1 blocks at Bellarmine... Was All-League as a senior... was team captain as a junior and senior...
PERSONAL... Blair Pa Wyinlca Mendy was born on Dec. 29, 1994 in Palo Alto, Calif... son of Gail and Augustus Mendy... father came to United States from west Africa at age of 15... graduated from Santa Clara University... a member of the Boys & Girls Club in East Palo Alto, volunteering over 100 hours of service... an Economics major.