Men's basketball advances to quarterfinals with 64-61 win over San Diego in WCC opening round.
Sophomore Steven Haney Jr. is named WCC All-Academic
Men's basketball outscores Pacific 14-1 in the final four minutes to earn 77-72 win.
Lions' team play continues but can overcome plus-15 edge for Beavers at the charity stripe.
LMU men's basketball begins a stretch of four out of the next five on the road, starting with the program's second trip to Missouri.
Steven Haney Jr. scored 23 of his 26 points in the second half to lead LMU to an 82-70 win over Cal State Fullerton at Titan Gym Saturday night. The Lions (6-4) scored 47 second half points, shooting 60 percent in the frame, to earn the road win over the Titans (6-3).
LMU had five different players in double figures as they earned a 73-60 road win over Southeast Missouri State at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Saturday afternoon. The Lions (4-2) had one of their more complete efforts thanks to a 40-point second half to win their third straight.
LMU Sports Network Highlights from LMU's 79-74 win over Cal State Fullerton in the season opener for both teams.
The international flavor of LMU's roster includes Australia (Joshua Spiers, David Humphries), Slovakia (Simon Krajcovic), Czech Republic (Petr Herman), Zambia (Patson Siame), Nigeria (Godwin Okonji, Ayodeji Egbeyemi) and Croatia (Marin Mornar). The LMU Sports Network took a look at the vast differences of the Lions' roster through language.
2016 West Coast Conference Basketball Championships quarterfinals from Las Vegas
2016 WCC Basketball Championships from Orleans Arena
Senior Day and the Wells Fargo PCH Cup at Gersten Pavilion
2016 LMU Family Weekend and WCC Game of the Week at Gersten Pavilion.
West Coast Conference action from Gersten Pavilion.
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BRIEFLY... Steven Haney Jr. enters his third season of college basketball and second at LMU after transferring from Central Florida, and per NCAA transfer rules, serving a redshirt season in 2014-15.
AT UCF... played in 24 of the 31 games as a true freshman... averaged 4.8 minutes and 1.5 points per game... shot 37 percent from three-point line... 10 of his 12 field goals were from three.
BEFORE COLLEGE... Haney, who is a cousin to Magic Johnson, was named second-team Florida Class 7A All-State after averaging 16.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.0 steals per contest for St. Thomas Aquinas. He was selected to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel All-Broward first-team and played in the USA vs. Florida Hardwood Showcase All-Star game... As a junior, led Raiders to a 21-5 record while averaging 15.5 points and 4.0 rebounds per contest. He was named First-Team SourceHoops Class 7A All-State and First-Team FACA Class 7A All-State. He was also a Sun-Sentinel All-Broward first-team selection and a Miami Herald All-Broward County second-team selection... With Haney as the centerpiece, the Raiders (21-5) rode a resurgence to the Class 7A regional semifinals, where they pushed eventual state champion Blanche Ely to the limit before falling 56-52... Haney, who moved from Lansing, Mich., prior to his junior year of high school, picked up some valuable international playing experience in April of 2012 when he helped the United States U-18 team beat France 87-81 and finish seventh in the Albert Schweitzer Tournament in Germany... attended and played basketball at East Lansing High School (2009-10) and Lansing Eastern High School (2010-11) before moving to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
PERSONAL...Steven Haney Jr., was born on May 29, 1995 in San Diego, CA and was raised in Lansing, MI... he is the son of Tanya and Steven Haney, Sr... dad played basketball at LMU before transferring to San Jose St... has a brother and a sister... he is a Communications Studies major.