LMU uses a pair of twenty-point scoring performances for this first time this season.
LMU Tops Vanguard in First Look of the Year
Stefan Jovanovic hit a putback with nine seconds remaining and the Lions' defense held at the buzzer to earn 69-68 win over CSUN Saturday night.
A busy week begins on Monday when Lions host Boise State at Gersten Pavilion.
Men's basketball shoots 62 percent in the second half, 57 percent for the game, to earn a 78-62 win over Portland State.
Highlights of the LMU Men's Basketball team hitting the court on the first day of 2017-18 season.
The LMU Sports Network continues its Quick Look summer feature highlighting the seven newcomers for LMU men's basketball. The series continues with freshman Jeffery McClendon.
LMU Men's Basketball vs. UC Riverside
Men's Basketball vs. Vanguard
2017 West Coast Conference Championships quarterfinals at Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, NV
West Coast Conference action during LMU Homecoming and Hall of Fame Weekend Feb. 18, 2017
Feb. 16, 2017
• Up-to-Date Career Stats
• 2016-17 Season Stats
• 2015-16 Season Stats
BRIEFLY... Jeffery McClendon is in his second season of collegiate basketball... was on 2015 McDonald's All-American nomination list.
HIGHLIGHTS AT LMU...
IN 2016-17... SOPHOMORE... Has played in 27 games for the Lions, becoming a go-to player in defensive situations for the Lions, earning big minutes in the final minutes of LMU's many close games... averages 11.4 minutes per game entering the WCC Tournament... averaging 2.2 points and 1.3 rebounds, grabbing 20 steals in the process... had a career-best 15 points in the opener against Vanguard (11/11/16)... had seven points, five rebounds and two steals in win over Santa Clara (1/7/17)... had a huge block in final seconds to help earn win at Pacific (2/25/17) in regular season finale.
IN 2015-16 • FRESHMAN... finished his freshman season playing in 26 games, earning four starts... averaged 2.2 points and 0.73 assists per contest... added 13 steals and 2.2 rebounds per game... averaged 10.1 minutes a contest for the season, played a huge role down the stretch for the Lions, averaging 17 minutes a game the last four contests of the season... played 13 minutes in the win over USF (2/20/16) and 20 in the win over Pepperdine (2/27/16)... played 37 minutes in the two games at the WCC tournament, playing 20 minutes with three points, two assists and a steal against USD (3/4/16)... had seven points, five rebounds and two assists in the win over the Waves... had six points with five rebounds in just 10 minutes at BYU (1/21/16)... played every game in non-conference, earning three starts going into WCC play... had nine points and seven rebounds against UAV (11/22/15)... entered WCC play averaging 2.6 ppg and 2.5 rpg...
BEFORE LMU... McClendon is a California high school product that averaged 25 points, seven rebounds and five assists as a senior at Eastside High School. The performance earned him on the nomination list for the 2015 McDonald's All-American games in March 2015... McClendon led Pasadena High School to a pair of conference championships as a freshman and sophomore. Family relocations had him play for Quartz Hill High School as a junior, helping the team to a share of the league title after averaging 11.8 points per game. He then moved to Lancaster and finished at Eastside High School, earning all-conference honors as a senior.
PERSONAL... Jeffery James McClendon was born on Aug. 1, 1996 in Laucast, Calif... raised in Pasadena... son of Darrell Morrise... has two younger brothers... a Sociology major.
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