Mattias Markusson
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Mattias  Markusson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Vasterled, Stockholm, Sweden

High School:
Jamtland Basket

Height / Weight:
7-3 / 248

Position:
Center

Experience:
1V

Major:
Liberal Arts


12/04/2016

Big Monday Match-up At Gersten

A busy week begins on Monday when Lions host Boise State at Gersten Pavilion.

11/23/2016

Four-Game Homestand Continues

Men’s basketball continues four-game homestand with Portland State in a tripleheader of basketball the day after Thanksgiving.

11/16/2016

Back Home For UConn

Men's basketball concludes Tip-Off Week 2016 with rare match-up with UConn on #AllForOneLMU Day of Giving.

11/04/2016

Full Roster Gets Work in Win

Men's basketball plays entire active roster in 80-50 exhibition win on Friday.

11/04/2016

GAMEDAY: Lions to Play First Game of 2016-17

LMU to host Sonoma State in lone exhibition game at Gersten Pavilion. Tip-off is 7 pm.

07/27/2016

MBB | New Faces Bring Diverse Background

LMU men's basketball added four new faces to the roster heading into the 2016-17 season, and they bring a very diverse background to the Lions' roster. The LMU Sports Network caught up with the four newcomers and talked the them about being #LIONSTRONG.

02/04/2017

MBB | LMU at San Francisco

West Coast Conference action at War Memorial in San Francisco, Calif., Feb. 4, 2017

02/02/2017

MBB | LMU at San Diego

West Coast Conference action from Jenny Craig Pavilion in San Diego, Calif., Feb. 2, 2017

01/12/2017

MBB | LMU at Gonzaga

West Coast Conference action from Spokane, Wash., Jan. 12, 2017

01/05/2017

MBB | LMU at Pepperdine

West Coast Conference action from Malibu, Calif., Jan. 5, 2017

12/31/2016

MBB | LMU vs. BYU

West Coast Conference action from Gersten Pavilion on Dec. 31, 2016

LINKS:
Up-to-Date Career Stats
2016-17 Season Stats

BRIEFLY... Mattias Markusson is in his second season of collegiate basketball, coming to the Lions in 2016-17 from Stockholm, Sweden.

HIGHLIGHTS AT LMU...
IN 2016-17... FRESHMAN... Played in 25 of the Lions' 29 regular season games and enters WCC Championships averaging 2.3 points and 1.5 rebounds per contest... had 13 blocks on the season... Had eight points and eight rebounds in opener against Vanguard (11/11/16)... had seven points, five rebounds and three blocks in 13 minutes at No. 5 Gonzaga (1/12/17).

BEFORE LMU... Markusson, a 7-3 center, has played the last two seasons before joining LMU for Jamtland Basket in Sweden, playing at both the first and second division... last season in 20 games for the second division he averaged 17.2 points and 12.4 rebounds, hitting 64.4 percent from the field and 2.0 blocks a contest... he played in 61 games in the two seasons in the first division, averaging 5.6 points and 4.2 rebounds a contest this past season... Markusson played at the national team level with the Sweden program. He played eight games in 2015 for Sweden at the U-20 European Championships, helping his team win silver. He averaged 7.1 points and 6.1 rebounds per game in that tournament. He played for the U-18 team in the same tournament in 2013 and 2014, helping the team to a sixth place and then a fourth place finishes, respectively... He was ranked seventh for centers and 33rd overall in Europe by Eurohopes.com for his class.

PERSONAL... Mattias Markusson was born in Stockholm, Sweden and is the son of Louise and Jan Markusson... has a brother... undeclared Liberal Arts major.

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