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Joshua Spiers
Joshua  Spiers

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Townsville, Queensland, Australia

High School:
Pimlico State HS

Last College:
Cannons Basketball Club

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 200

Position:
Guard/Forward

Birthdate:
06/25/1996

Experience:
1V

Major:
Accounting



02/11/2016

Late Run Pushes Lions to Road Win

Men's basketball outscores Pacific 14-1 in the final four minutes to earn 77-72 win.

12/18/2015

GAMEDAY: Lions Host Jacksonville St. Tonight

Lions wrap-up non-conference action when they host Jacksonville State on Friday night.

12/02/2015

Free Throws, Rebounding Difference in Tight Road Battle

Lions' team play continues but can overcome plus-15 edge for Beavers at the charity stripe.

12/02/2015

GAME DAY: Confidence and Like Brothers

LMU Sports Network talks to Joshua Spiers about shooting, playing on the road and more as Lions face Oregon St.

11/27/2015

GAME DAY: Lions Face SEMO

LMU men's basketball begins a stretch of four out of the next five on the road, starting with the program's second trip to Missouri.

01/14/2016

MBB | LMU 87, USF 83

In a game featuring LMU's third-ranked defense and San Francisco's third-ranked offense, something was sure to give. For the Lions, it was about finally hitting shots in conference, beating the Dons at their own game. The Lions (8-9, 1-5) hit 12 three-pointers and set a season-high in points to earn an 87-83 victory over the Dons (9-8, 3-4) at The Sobrato Center on Thursday night.

12/18/2015

MBB | LMUSN Preview: LMU vs. Jacksonville St.

LMU Sports Network talked to Joshua Spiers in preview to the Lions final non-conference game against Jacksonville State.

12/02/2015

MBB | Road Swings to Oregon St.

LMU Sports Network talks with Joshua Spiers heading into the Lions road contest at Oregon State. Spiers talks shooting, team brother hood and importance of success on the road.

12/13/2014

MBB | A Whirlwind Six Months

Heading into what is winter in Australia, Joshua Spiers was in his small town in Australia focused on playing for a local team, hoping to continue with a future in a sport he loved. Before he knew it, he visited five countries, was playing NCAA Division I basketball and this past week finished his first week of final exams.

11/05/2014

MBB | Basketball an International Language

The international flavor of LMU's roster includes Australia (Joshua Spiers, David Humphries), Slovakia (Simon Krajcovic), Czech Republic (Petr Herman), Zambia (Patson Siame), Nigeria (Godwin Okonji, Ayodeji Egbeyemi) and Croatia (Marin Mornar). The LMU Sports Network took a look at the vast differences of the Lions' roster through language.

03/04/2016

MBB | LMU vs. San Diego

2016 WCC Basketball Championships from Orleans Arena

02/13/2016

MBB | LMU at Saint Mary's

West Coast Conference action from Moraga, Calif.

02/11/2016

MBB | LMU at Pacific

West Coast Conference action from Stockton, CA

02/06/2016

MBB | LMU vs. Portland

West Coast Conference match-up at Gersten Pavilion

01/30/2016

MBB | LMU at San Diego

West Coast Conference action from Jenny Craig Pavilion

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BRIEFLY... Joshua Spiers is in his second season of college basketball for LMU in 2015-16... joins the Lions from the Townsville Heat in Townsville, Queensland, Australia... attended Pimlico State High School in Australia.

HIGHLIGHTS AT LMU...
IN 2014-15 • FRESHMAN... played in 15 games on the season, making a start against Pacific (1/31/15)... finished the season averaging 1.7 points per game, hitting 6-for-16 from three (37.0 percent)... averaged 7.3 minutes per game... scored eight points in 11 minutes against BYU (2/7/15)... missed games due to injury at the start of conference.

BEFORE LMU... Spiers played in the Australian National U20 Championships, helping Queensland to a silver medal. In the championship game, Spiers finished with nine points and three assists while playing 27 minutes. For the tournament, he played six games and averaged 10.3 points, and 4.7 rebounds per contest... played in the U14 Boys' Division I Classics in 2009, the U16 Boys' Division I State Championships in 2010 and 2011, the Townsville U18 Boys' Division I Championships in 2011 and 2012, and the U18 Boys' Division I State Championships in 2012... In addition to playing for the national program, Spiers played with the Townsville Heat and was part of the Cannons Basketball Club, Inc., in Townsville. He was recognized early on in his childhood as a standout athlete, earning the Queensland School Sport Foundation's Future State Great award in 2008 in basketball and golf.

PERSONAL... Joshua Spiers is from Townsville, Queensland, Australia and was born on June 25, 1996... he is the son of Ronda and Rocky Spiers... he is in the Business program working towards a degree in Accounting.

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