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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 / 205

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
06/25/1996

Experience:
1V

Major:
Accounting



12/13/2014

A Whirlwind Six Months

Freshman Joshua Spiers talks to LMU Sports Network about his journey the last six months as the Lions head into showdown with Northern Arizona.

11/13/2014

LMU Classic Starts Season, Era

LMU men's basketball to host four-game tournament to start Mike Dunlap era at Gersten Pavilion.

11/05/2014

Exhibition Gives First View of New Era

LMU men's basketball takes on UC San Diego Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7 pm.

08/17/2014

Spain 2014: A Big in an Itty-Bitty Living Space

At just under seven-feet Patson Siame looms large no matter the country.

08/17/2014

Spain 2014: Back in Spain

From two different countries, Spain made them teammates for the first time, now both find themselves back in Spain with the Lions.

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.

08/16/2014

MBB | A Global Reach

Showing its reach across the globe, LMU continued its tour while sending back some well wishes as they spent their final day in Madrid before flying to Barcelona on Sunday morning. The Lions had a full pre game practice, followed by the coaches participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. They then took on the Angola National Team, who is participating in the upcoming FIBA World Championships in Spain.

08/15/2014

MBB | Spain 2014: Big Day, Big Two Months

Freshman Joshua Spiers grew-up in an Australian town of under 200,000. He never thought he would leave, going to a local university to get his education. In two month, he has crossed two oceans, found a team he loves to be a part of and traveling to Spain as a member of the men's basketball team.

02/28/2015

MBB | LMU at Pepperdine

West Coast Conference season finale from Malibu.

02/12/2015

MBB | LMU at Gonzaga

West Coast Conference action from McCarthey Athletic Center

02/07/2015

MBB | LMU vs. BYU

Family Weekend game from Gersten Pavilion

01/31/2015

MBB | LMU at Pacific

West Coast Conference action from Spanos Center in Stockton, CA

12/03/2014

MBB | LMU at USC

Non-conference action from Galen Center.

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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 season averaging 1.7 ppg, 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, Spiers played six games and averaged 10.3 points, 1.83 assists and 4.7 rebounds per contest… Spiers also 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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