Erik Johansson
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Erik  Johansson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Sodertalje, Sweden

High School:
Taljegymnasiet

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 185

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1V

Major:
Liberal Arts


03/03/2018

Lions Play #7 Zags Tough in Season Finale

LMU held a second-half lead before top-seeded Bulldogs pull away.

03/02/2018

Another Double-Digit Deficit Disappears as LMU Advances to Quarterfinals

Lions to Play Top-Seeded Gonzaga Saturday at 7 p.m.

02/21/2018

Three Lions Receive Men's Basketball WCC Academic Honors

Haney and Markusson named to Men's Basketball All-Academic Team

02/17/2018

Markusson Records Fifth Double-Double in Defeat at USF

Lions Split Regular-Season Series with Dons

02/10/2018

Haney Hits Milestone 200th Three as LMU win PCH Cup

Haney Nails Six Threes in Rivalry Win

12/01/2016

MBB | LMU vs. Portland State Highlights

LMU Sports Network highlights from the come-from-behind victory over Portland State on Nov. 25 at Gersten Pavilion.

11/24/2016

Happy Thanksgiving from LMU Athletics

LMU would like to wish everyone a very special Thanksgiving. LMU Sports Network caught-up with some student-athletes, who went out their Thanksgiving well-wishes.

02/26/2018

Men's Basketball vs. Pacific

Lions comeback from 16 points down to win over Pacific on Senior Day

02/12/2018

LMU Men's Basketball vs. BYU

Lions beat BYU, 76-69, on Feb. 1, 2018

02/12/2018

Men's Basketball vs. Portland

Lions host Portland on Jan. 20 for LMU's Homecoming Game

02/12/2018

Men's Basketball vs. San Diego

Lions host San Diego on men's basketball alumni weekend.

12/05/2017

MBB vs. UC Riverside - Nov. 15, 2017

LMU Men's Basketball vs. UC Riverside

LINKS:
Up-to-Date Career Stats
2017-18 Season Stats
2016-17 Season Stats

BRIEFLY... Erik Johansson finished his second season of collegiate basketball at LMU in 2017-2018... Earned WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention Team accolades in 2017-18... Member of Sweden National Team program.

HIGHLIGHTS AT LMU...
IN 2017-18 • SOPHOMORE... Played in 30 games for the Lions, making 15 starts on the year including the final 12 games of the season... Scored a season-high nine points with three made threes on two different occasions, first at Pepperdine (1/25/18) and in the WCC quarterfinals against #7 Gonzaga (3/3/18)... Also made three field goals, for eight points, in the regular season finale win over Pacific (2/24/18).

IN 2016-17 • FRESHMAN... Played in 25 of the Lions' 29 games in the regular season, scoring 3.4 points per game, hitting 25-for-71 from three (35.2 percent)... scored 15 points on 5-for-7 three-pointers in win over Portland State (11/25/16)... added eight points against No. 19 Saint Mary's (12/29/16) and nine more against Pacific (1/26/17)... has averaged 10.8 minutes per game in 2016-17, earning seven starts.

BEFORE LMU...Graduated from Täljegymnasiet while also playing for the Södertälje Kings club program... was a member of three Swedish League championships with Södertälje Kings. Played in 66 games, averaging over six minutes and two points per game while playing in the top league in Sweden.... Johansson, 20, has been playing in the Sweden national program since 2011, when he started with the U16 team. In his most recent international experience, he played in the 2016 FIBA Europe Cup for the senior national team, scoring just under two points with a rebound. He also played for the senior national team in the 2015 FIBA Europe Cup, playing in four games... "Erik has had the opportunity to play for the Sweden national team program for over five years, taking on some of the best players in Europe in that time span," said Dunlap. "He is an older player that will add even more experience to our program.""... At the 2016 U20 European Championships, he played in seven games while averaging over 25 minutes and eight points per contest. He finished the tournament hitting over 55 percent from the field. In 2015, he averaged 6.8 points and 1.6 rebounds for the U20 team. In the same tournament in 2014 for the U18 team, he averaged 10 points and 2.6 rebounds and in 2014 he averaged 4.1 points and three rebounds. He first joined the U18 team in 2013, averaging 4.1 points and three rebounds... He began with the Swedish national team as a member of the U16 team in 2011 and 2012, averaging 4.3 points and 4.4 rebounds in 2011 and then 13 points and 5.3 rebounds in 2012.

PERSONAL... Erik Olav Johansson was born in Stockholm, Sweden, and is the son of Gro and Bo Johansson... has two brothers... came to LMU because "of the great academics and basketball program, with a coaching staff that I think can help me take me to the next level and help me build a career."... he is an undeclared Liberal Arts major.

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