Men's Basketball

LMU's CHAMPIONSHIP AND POSTSEASON TEAMS

THE CHAMPIONS
1961 • WCAC Champions
20-7 • 10-2
The 1960-61 Lions won the school's first out-right conference championship...advanced to the NCAA West Regional, representing the WCAC...lost to Utah in the first round and defeated USC in the consolation game...finished the season with a 20-7 (10-2) record...played USC and Utah twice that season, the first two games of the season, losing to both.

#	Name	        Pos.	Ht.	Wt.	Cl.	Hometown
44 Ed Bento F/C 6-6 210 Jr. Hilo, HI
40 Bernie Bowler F/C 6-5 185 Jr. Los Angeles, CA
52 Jim Brosnan F/C 6-6 190 So. Sherman Oaks, CA
50 Jerry Grote F 6-4 220 Jr. Montebello, CA
24 Don Henry G 6-3 180 So. Oakland, CA
32 Pete Kohles G 6-2 180 So. Oakland, CA
34 Tony Krallman F 6-4 200 Jr. Cincinnati, OH
14 Brian Quinn G 5-11 165 So. Compton, CA
n/a Jack Rieg Sr.
n/a Tom Ryan Sr.
n/a Jim Senske Sr.
30 Omer Simeon F 6-1 185 Jr. Los Angeles, CA
n/a Bill Wagner
Head Coach: Billy Donovan; Assistant Coach: John Arndt

1988 • WCC Regular/Tourn. Champions
The 1987-88 Lions finished the regular season in West Coast Conference play undefeated at 14-0, and finished 28-4 overall with the best record ever at LMU. The Lions defeated Wyoming in the first round of the West Regional and fell to North Carolina in the second round. The Lions went on a 25-game winning streak in the middle of the season, another LMU best.

#	Name	        Pos.	Ht.	Wt.	Cl.	Hometown
00 Marcellus Lee C 6-10 225 So. Pomona, CA
05 Mark Armstrong F 6-6 195 Sr. Riverside, CA
11 Corey Gaines G 6-4 195 Sr. Los Angeles, CA
12 Terry Mister G 5-9 160 Fr. Chicago, IL
20 Mike Yoest F 6-7 193 Sr. Chatsworth, CA
21 Jeff Fryer G 6-2 180 So. Newport Beach, CA
22 Pat Meyer G 6-0 150 So. Van Nuys, CA
23 Jeff Roscoe F 6-9 210 So. Puyallup, PA
24 Keoni Ball F 6-4 190 Jr. Kaliua, HI
30 Bo Kimble G 6-5 200 So. Philadelphia, PA
32 Enoch Simmons G 6-4 190 Jr. Riverside, CA
42 John Veargason C 6-10 210 Jr. San Jose, CA
44 Hank Gathers F 6-7 210 So. Philadelphia, PA
50 Marcus Slater F 6-8 190 Fr. Carson, CA
Head Coach: Paul Westhead; Assistant Coaches: Jay Hillock, Judas Prada, Bruce Woods, Jim Ellis

1989 • WCC Tournament Champions
The Lions finished 10-4 in the WCC and 20-11 overall.The Lions swept three-straight in the conference tournament to win the Tournament Championship and earn the automatic bid and a seed in the Midwest Regional. In the NCAA tournament Arkansas over-powered the Lions in the first round, setting up the Lions' bid for redemption the next season.

#	Name	        Pos.	Ht.	Wt.	Cl.	Hometown
00 Marcellus Lee C 6-10 230 Jr. Pomona, CA
04 Per Stumer F 6-7 210 Fr. Sodentalje, Sweeden
11 Tom Peabody G 6-3 180 So. Santa Ana, CA
13 Terry Mister G 5-9 160 So. Chicago, IL
14 John O'Connell F 6-6 205 Fr. Glenside, PA
20 Terrell Lowery G 6-2 160 Fr. Oakland, CA
21 Jeff Fryer G 6-2 180 Jr. Newport Beach, CA
23 Jeff Roscoe F 6-9 210 Jr. Puyallup, PA
24 Steve Yoest G/F 6-5 190 So. Chatsworth, CA
30 Bo Kimble G 6-5 190 Jr. Philadelphia, PA
32 Enoch Simmons G 6-4 200 Sr. Riverside, CA
42 John Veargason C 6-10 210 Sr. San Jose, CA
44 Hank Gathers F 6-7 210 Jr. Philadelphia, PA
45 Tom Morley F/G 6-5 200 So. Canoga Park, CA
50 Marcus Slater F 6-8 190 So. Carson, CA
Head Coach: Paul Westhead; Assistant Coaches: Jay Hillock, Judas Prada, Bruce Woods, Jim Ellis

1990 • WCC Champions
The Lions went on to accomplish what many thought was not possible as LMU would reach the Elite Eight, despite the tragic death of leader Hank Gathers. Led by the nation's leading scorer Bo Kimble, the Lions would defeat New Mexico State, defending champion Michigan, and Alabama before falling to UNLV in the West Regional Final.

#	Name	        Pos.	Ht.	Wt.	Cl.	Hometown
00 Marcellus Lee C 6-10 230 Sr. Pomona, CA
03 Greg Walker G 5-11 163 Fr. San Jose, CA
04 Per Stumer F 6-7 210 Jr. Sodentalje, Sweeden
11 Tom Peabody G 6-3 180 Jr. Santa Ana, CA
14 John O'Connell F 6-6 205 So. Glenside, PA
20 Terrell Lowery G 6-2 160 So. Oakland, CA
21 Jeff Fryer G 6-2 180 Sr. Newport Beach, CA
23 Jeff Roscoe F 6-9 210 Sr. Puyallup, PA
30 Bo Kimble G 6-5 190 Sr. Philadelphia, PA
31 Chris Scott C/F 6-8 205 Fr. Union City, CA
34 Chris Knight F 6-9 180 So. Los Angeles, CA
44 Hank Gathers F 6-7 210 Sr. Philadelphia, PA
50 Marcus Slater F 6-8 190 Jr. Carson, CA
Head Coach: Paul Westhead; Assistant Coaches: Jay Hillock, Judas Prada, Bruce Woods, Paul Westhead Jr.

OTHER POSTSEASON
1955 • NAIA Championships
Richard Baker
David Benaderet
James Boyle
Garnette Brown
Bob Cox
Norman Diehl
Rudy Heredia
Chuck Kovely
William McMahon
Thomas Salvino
Lisle Smith
Vincent Volz

1980 • NCAA West Region
Michael Antoine
Paul Boken
Art Claybion
Dan Davis
Mike Dunlap
Clyde Johnson
Kevin Koch
Jim McCloskey
Jeff Moore
Marty Peterson
Scott Pritchet
Brad Todd
Robert Worthy
Mike Young

1986 • NIT
Mark Armstrong
Fred Bradford
Darryl Carter
Larry Irwin
Hunter Knapp
Victor Lazzaretti
Forrest McKenzie
Chris Rettig
Enoch Simmons
Keith Smith
Dennis Vogel
Mike Yoest

LMU In Final National Polls
1988
AP - 15th
UPI - 16th
1990
AP - 21st
CNN/USA Today - 19th

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