LMU held a second-half lead before top-seeded Bulldogs pull away.
Lions to Play Top-Seeded Gonzaga Saturday at 7 p.m.
Haney and Markusson named to Men's Basketball All-Academic Team
Lions Split Regular-Season Series with Dons
Haney Nails Six Threes in Rivalry Win
LMU Sports Network highlights from the come-from-behind victory over Portland State on Nov. 25 at Gersten Pavilion.
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.
Lions comeback from 16 points down to win over Pacific on Senior Day
Lions beat BYU, 76-69, on Feb. 1, 2018
Lions host Portland on Jan. 20 for LMU's Homecoming Game
Lions host San Diego on men's basketball alumni weekend.
LMU Men's Basketball vs. UC Riverside
• Up-to-Date Career Stats
• 2016-17 Season Stats
BRIEFLY... Erik Johnsson is in his second season of collegiate basketball at LMU after joining the Lions in 2016-17... played for Södertälje Kings the last three seasons... member of Sweden National Team program.
HIGHLIGHTS AT LMU...
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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Athletics Director William Husak Announces July Retirement
M. Basketball - 3/8/2018
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M. Basketball - 3/3/2018
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