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


04/03/2018

Steals, Cleaning the O-Glass, and More from the 2017-18 Hoops Season

A look back at LMU's men's basketball season.

03/03/2018

Lions Play #7 Zags Tough in Season Finale

LMU held a second-half lead before top-seeded Bulldogs pull away.

03/03/2018

Stage Set For Top-Seeded Gonzaga in Saturday's WCC Quarters

Lions and Zags tip at 7 p.m. on ESPN2

03/02/2018

Another Double-Digit Deficit Disappears as LMU Advances to Quarterfinals

Lions to Play Top-Seeded Gonzaga Saturday at 7 p.m.

02/22/2018

Markusson's Career-High, Double-Double leads Lions to Victory

Lions Hold-off Broncos to Earn First WCC Road Win.

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.

03/03/2018

WCC Championships - LMU vs. Portland

Lions advance to the WCC Hoops Quarterfinals after knocking off Portland, 78-72, on March 2, 2018

02/26/2018

Men's Basketball vs. Pacific

Lions comeback from 16 points down to win over Pacific on Senior Day

02/15/2018

Loyola Marymount vs. Gonzaga (USATSI)

Loyola Marymount vs. Gonzaga (USATSI) Men's Basketball

02/12/2018

LMU Men's Basketball vs. BYU

Lions beat BYU, 76-69, on Feb. 1, 2018

02/12/2018

LMU Men's Basketball vs. Pepperdine

Lions Win #PCHCup, 85-79, over Pepperdine on Feb. 10, 2018

LINKS:
Up-to-Date Career Stats
2017-18 Season Stats
2016-17 Season Stats

BRIEFLY... Mattias Markusson finished ;his second season of collegiate basketball in 2017-18... Earned WCC All-Academic Team honors in 2017-18.

HIGHLIGHTS AT LMU...
IN 2017-18 • SOPHOMORE... Played in all 31 games, making 30 starts... Broke the program record with 62.1 percent shooting from the field, finishing second in the WCC... Totaled six double-doubles on the year to tie for the team high... Ranked sixth in the conference at 2.2 offensive rebounds per game... Grabbed 6.3 rebounds per game, good for second-most on the team and ninth-best in the WCC... Led the team with 34 blocks, tying him for 14th on the single season program record list... Scored in double-figures in 14 games, including a career-high 19 on nine made field goals in the win at Santa Clara (2/22/18)... Set a career-high with 14 rebounds against San Francisco (2/17/18) to go along with 17 points in his double-double performance... Finished a perfect 5-for-5 from the field for 12 points at Pacific (12/30/17)... Dished out a career-high three assists in the home win over Pacific (2/24/18).

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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