Senior scores 25 points to lead Lions to 76-70 win over Marist at the Paradise Jam
Lions finish three-game swing away from home to open season at Long Beach State on Thursday.
Men's basketball ended 2012-13 with a record run, jump starting them into the upcoming summer for 2013-14.
Men's basketball can't hold first half push as they fall to No. 1 Gonzaga in WCC Semifinals.
Men's basketball heads to WCC semifinals to face a No. 1 team for the sixth time in program history.
Head Coach Max Good, along with senior Alex Osborne talked with LMU play-by-play announcer Jesse Kass on the LMU Sports Network to talk about the start of the 2013-14 season.
KXLU 88.9 FM Broadcast from Las Vegas and 2013 WCC Championships of the Opening Round game between LMU and Portland
Inside the Lions presented by Muscle Milk previews the Lions game at Saint Louis in an interview with Alex Osborne
Lions' All-Access highlights of LMU's 78-63 win.
Lions' All-Access and Inside the Lions continues to take a look at this year's roster, up next is redshirt junior Alex Osborne.
LMU at Pittsburgh on Dec. 6, 2013
Final game of the 2013 Paradise Jam between LMU and Vanderbilt.
Second round game for Lions at Paradise Jam.
First round of 2013 Paradise Jam in Virgin Islands.
Home opening win for LMU, 90-78 over Northern Arizona on Alumni Family Day
BRIEFLY... Alex Osborne is in his fifth and final season of collegiate basketball as a redshirt senior... earned his Bachelor's Degree in Economics in May and currently working towards his Masters in Educational Studies... fourth straight season the Lions have had a fifth-year senior working on his Master's degree...
RECORDS... 21st with a career field goal percentage of 50.9...
HIGHLIGHTS AT LMU...
IN 2011-12 RS SOPHOMORE... Played in 32 games, missing the first two games due to NCAA redshirt rules... averaged 2.6 points and 3.0 rebounds per contest, hitting 45.6 percent from the field on the season... has added 25 steals... has had six games of two or more steals, including a career-best five at San Francisco (12/31/11) in the WCC opener. He added six points and five rebounds in the win... had three steals against San DIego (2/23/12). San Francisco (2/4/12) and Gonzaga (1/14/12) and four against Pepperdine (2/2/12)...he had eight points and 11 rebounds against BYU (1/5/12), both season highs with the 11 boards being a career-high... went for five points and nine rebounds in the win at Santa Clara (1/24/12)...
IN 2010-11 SOPHOMORE... played in the game against La Sierra, scoring four points with three rebounds in 12 minutes... was then granted redshirt and did not play again on the season...
IN 2009-10 FRESHMAN...Played in 26 games as a true freshman for the Lions, averaging 11.3 minutes... finished his first season of collegiate basketball averaging 2.6 ppg and 2.4 rpg... he also added five blocks, seven assists and nine steals... played in one game in Montana... played two minutes against Tulsa... scored with a block and a steal against UCSB... had a break-out game against AAU, scoring 16 points with four rebounds, three assists, two steals and a block in just 18 minutes... increased production continued, scoring seven points with seven rebounds, an assist and a block in 22 minutes, all seven boards were offensive... played 14 minutes against Notre Dame, had two points and two boards... had seven points, three rebounds in 16 minutes off the bench against LBSU... had six rebounds, all offensive against Portland... had three points and three rebounds in 13 minutes against Gonzaga... played two minutes in WCC quarterfinal against USF... played six minutes with two rebounds against Gonzaga in semifinals... POSTSEASON... Played six minutes with a rebound...
PRIOR TO LMU... Osborne, a 6-8 power forward, averaged 16.3 points, 9.8 rebounds, 1.9 blocks, 1.7 assists and 1.3 steals for Pacific Hills in Los Angeles. He helped the Bruins to a 28-7 overall record and a 9-1 mark in Alpha League play. Osborne finished ranked third in the league in scoring, third in blocks, and second in rebounds. In his senior season, Osborne went for a career-best 31 points and 13 rebounds in an 83-81 win over Woodcrest Christian on Feb. 27. His career-high of 19 rebounds came in a 72-51 win over Birmingham on Dec. 27. As a junior, Osborne averaged 12.8 points and 8.9 rebounds in helping Pacific Hills go 19-12. In his sophomore season he averaged 13.3 points and 4.0 rebounds for the Bruins, who went 23-9 in the 2006-07 season. As a freshman he averaged 7.0 points and 5.6 rebounds. He finished his career as a two-time All-CIF selection and a two-time All-Delphia League selection. Was named DV Player of the Year in 2007-08 and played for coach Ivan Barahona. Osborne had a busy fall. In addition to playing and excelling at hoops, he was one of 13 seniors from Pacific Hills to volunteer at a polling place during the 2008 presidentiql election. He served as the Baldwin Hills polling place that served his precinct.
PERSONAL... Alex Jerreil Osborne was born in Los Angeles, Calif., and is the son of Raymond Osborne and the late ArDena Whitehead. Has done volunteer work with the L.A. River Clean-up and in youth services. He earned his Bachelor's in Economics in May of 2013 and is now in the Masters of Educational Studies program at LMU.