Lions Play in Beaver State Following Largest Win of Season

Dec. 1, 2017

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Loyola Marymount follows its largest win of the season with its first of two games televised on the Pac12 Networks. The Lions (4-2) play Oregon State (3-3) on Saturday at 2 p.m. for the fourth time in program history.

The Last Meeting
Loyola Marymount70
Oregon State79
December 2, 2015
Corvallis, OR
Free Throws, Rebounding Difference in Tight Road Battle
Oregon State held a plus-15 edge at the charity stripe and it was too much for LMU men's basketball to overcome on the road, as the Beavers outlasted the Lions in a defensive battle, 79-70, at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore., on Wednesday night.

Date | Time: Saturday, Dec. 2 | 2 pm (PST)
Where: Gill Coliseum | Corvallis, OR
The Match-up: LMU: ROSTER | SCHEDULE | STATS | GAME NOTES
OSU: ROSTER | SCHEDULE | STATS |  GAME NOTES
Live Broadcast: Pac12 Networks
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Current Lion, Steven Haney, Jr. scored 16 points in the two schools most re- cent matchup in December of 2015. Haney now is tied for 91st among ac- tive Division I players with his 149 made three, and stands alone in sixth in LMU’s all-time program records.

The Beavers are coming off three games in Orlando, after playing in the Ad- voCare Invitational on Sunday night at the HP Field House. OSU won their final of three games in the tournament and now return to Gill Coliseum for four straight.

With LMU’s win over Cal State LA on Tuesday, the Lions moved to 3-0 at home and 2-0 following a loss. The Lions benefited from strong interior play, outscoring the Golden Eagles, 54-12, in points in the paint. The 54 scored is the most for LMU this season in the paint and the 12 allowed is the fewest scored by an opponent.

The opened the game strong, scoring a season-best 46 first-half points. The scoring output continued as four Lions reaching double-figure scoring for the fifth time this season. LMU also totalled a season-high 22 assists on 34 made field goals, with James Batemon recording 12 on his own.

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