LMU returns home for Alumni Family Day at earns 82-60 win over San Diego Christian.
Lions shoot 52 percent and out-rebound SE Missouri State by 13 to earn season-opening win.
LMU men's basketball to host four-game tournament to start Mike Dunlap era at Gersten Pavilion.
Men's basketball erases early deficit and holds on in exhibition opener under Head Coach Mike Dunlap.
LMU men's basketball takes on UC San Diego Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7 pm.
LMU men's basketball will begin a six-game road swing to end non-conference play on Wednesday, Dec. 6 when they travel to face USC at the Galen Center. Sophomore Patson Siame sat down with the LMU Sports Network to talk about finally getting on the court after a year off and what that time did to help improve.
At just under seven-feet Patson Siame looms large no matter the country.
LMU men's basketball was on the road for a month and returned home this week for the first time since Nov. 17. In addition to home games, the Lions were able to get back to action in the community as well, with the community outreach program LMU Cares picking back up on Monday at Franklin D. Parent School in Inglewood.
West Coast Conference action at Chiles Center in Portland, Ore.
West Coast Conference action from McCarthey Athletic Center
Family Weekend game from Gersten Pavilion
West Coast Conference action from Gersten Pavilion
West Coast Conference match-up in Provo, UT
BRIEFLY... Patson Siame is in his second season of college basketball for LMU... served a year of residency in 2013-14 and enters 2014-15 as a sophomore... From Coach Dunlap: "Patson Siame has had to work really hard to recover from injuries and he has progressed well. He has great length and is very quick for his size. His progression this season will go a long way to helping us in the paint and in rebounding."
HIGH SCHOOL... went to Trinity International Schools in Las Vegas and graduated in 2012 and then attended Kingdom Christian Academy, helping them to an NACA Division III Championship while averaging a triple-double... Siame was on the World Roster for the 2012 Nike Hoop Summit and was invited to the Adidas Nations Camp, both of which features the top young players in the nation. During his time at Trinity, which did not have a sports program, he played at Impact Academy in Las Vegas... also played in the Pangos All-American camp.
PERSONAL... Patson Siame II was born on July 22, 1993 in Luanshya, Zambia... he is the son of Esther and Patrick Siame... he has four brothers and a sister... played for the Global Team in the 2012 Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Ore... rated the No. 14 center coming out of high school... he is an undeclared Liberal Arts major.