Seniors helped pace men's basketball to best season since 1990, and set the table for years to come.
Graduation ceremonies held for Class of 2012.
Men's basketball looks to rebound in regular season finale against Santa Clara on Saturday.
Men's basketball gets commitment from a pair of Southern California standouts and a member of M.C.I. from Nigeria.
Fall 2011 SAM Members
BRIEFLY... Daniel Latimer played three seasons of collegiate basketball after he joined the team in October of 2008 as a walk-on practice player and made the active roster in December of that year. He did not play and served his redshirt season in 2008-09 and then did not play in a a game in 2009-10. Graduated in May of 2012.
HIGHLIGHTS AT LMU... IN 2011-12 Junior... IN 2010-11 RS Sophomore... Made first appearance of collegiate basketball on Nov. 14 against La Sierra... also played against Cal Poly on Dec. 4 and Seattle on Jan. 31...
IN 2009-10 RS Freshman... Did not play in a game, but was on Lions' scout team throughout the year and became an honor roll student in the Engineering program...
IN 2008-09 Freshman... joined team in December and was served his redshirt season...
PRIOR TO LMU... He graduated from Windward High School in 2008 with a 3.75 GPA... played basketball, football and ran track in high school... was a wide receiver and earned a varsity letter as a sophomore, the only year he played... played basketball all four years and was team captain his senior season... also earned All-Olympic League honors... averaged 14 points, six rebounds and three assists as a senior... also had four games with 20 or more points... ran track for three seasons... was on the Deans List three years, a member of the French Honor Society and the Academic Honors Society.
PERSONAL... Daniel Lee Latimer was born in Helsinki, Finland and is the son of Leena Tukiainen and Basil Hewitt... he has a brother and a sister... brother Cedric plays basketball at St. Francis (PA)... volunteered for project angel... is a Civil Engineering major.