Lions Host USD On Saturday As LMU Promotes Pancreatic Cancer Awareness

Jan. 12, 2018

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LOS ANGELES – Saturday, Jan. 13 will serve as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day at Loyola Marymount University as the Lions host San Diego for a 2 p.m. matchup. The game will be played in honor of the late Lisa Velasco, mother of women’s basketball student-athletes Andee and Bianca Velasco. Fans who wear purple in support of pancreatic cancer awareness will receive a discounted ticket rate for the game ($5), and the first 100 fans in attendance will receive purple LMU water bottles.

The Last Meeting
San Diego55
Loyola Marymount63
February 2, 2017
Gersten Pavilion
Women's Basketball Endures San Diego, 63-55
Behind four Lions scoring in double figures for the first time this season, the LMU women's basketball team earned a 63-55 victory over San Diego Thursday night at Gersten Pavilion.

LMU sits at 11-5 on the season with a 3-2 WCC record, while San Diego is 9-7 overall and 2-3 in WCC play. The Lions are 7-2 at home while 4-3 on the road, and the Toreros are 6-2 in home contests and 2-5 while away in 2017-18.

Date | Time: Saturday, Jan. 13 | 2 p.m. (PT)
Where: San Diego, CA
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This marks the first home game for the Lions since defeating Pacific 75-60 on Dec. 30. The Lions have played three consecutive road games leading up to Saturday’s contest, first defeating Santa Clara (65-51) and losing to Gonzaga (77-67) and San Francisco (78-60).

LMU has another home game against BYU coming up on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 12 p.m. This game will serve as Education Day at The Pavilion.

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