Steven Haney will transfer to LMU after playing one season with Central Florida
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.
Head Coach Mike Dunlap's return to LMU in an exhibition game at Gersten Pavilion.
Wells Fargo Week of Madness main event LMU MADNESS on Friday, Oct. 17.
LMU Athletics at the 2014 Alumni BBQ
Men's basketball held a practice session for season ticket holders as they prepare for Spain.
BRIEFLY… Steven Haney 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… From Coach Dunlap: “We found an elite player to add to our program,” said Head Coach Mike Dunlap. “He joins a recruiting class that is turning out to be pretty exceptional. We are excited about this incoming class. Steven was a highly regarded player coming out of high school, and played for a good program at St. Thomas Aquinas in Florida. He was one of the top-125 players coming out of high school in 2012-13 and we are excited to have him joining LMU.” Haney was both an ESPN.com top-150 and a Rivals.com top-150 recruit in 2013.
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 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.