2019-20 Loyola Marymount Lions Men's Basketball Team
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2019%E2%80%9320 Loyola Marymount Lions Men's Basketball Team
2019-20 Loyola Marymount Lions men's basketball
LMU Lions logo.svg
ConferenceWest Coast Conference
2019-20 record11-21 (4-12 WCC)
Head coachMike Dunlap (6th season)
Assistant coaches
Home arenaGersten Pavilion
Seasons
← 2018-19
2020-21 →
2019-20 West Coast Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 2 Gonzaga + 15 1   .938     31 2   .939
No. 14 BYU 13 3   .813     24 8   .750
Saint Mary's 11 5   .688     26 8   .765
Pacific 11 5   .688     23 10   .697
San Francisco 9 7   .563     22 12   .647
Pepperdine 8 8   .500     16 16   .500
Santa Clara 6 10   .375     20 13   .606
4 12   .250     11 21   .344
San Diego 2 14   .125     9 23   .281
Portland 1 15   .063     9 23   .281
+ 2020 WCC Tournament winner
As of April 6, 2020; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2019-20 Loyola Marymount Lions men's basketball team represented Loyola Marymount University during the 2019-20 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Lions were led by sixth-year head coach Mike Dunlap. They played their home games at Gersten Pavilion in Los Angeles, California as members of the West Coast Conference.[1] They finished the season 11-21 overall and 4-12 in WCC play to finish in eighth place. They defeated San Diego in the first round of the WCC Tournament before losing in the second round to San Francisco.

On March 8, 2020, head coach Mike Dunlap was fired.[2] He finished at LMU with a six-year record of 81-108. On Mach 20, the school announced that Marquette associate head coach Stan Johnson had been named the new head coach of the Lions.[3]

Previous season

The Lions finished the 2018-19 season finished the season 22-12, 8-8 in WCC play to finish in a tie for fifth place. They lost to Pepperdine in the second round of the WCC Tournament.[4] They were invited to the CBI where they defeated California Baptist and Brown before losing South Florida in the quarterfinals.[5]

Offseason

Departures

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Reason for departure
Zafir Williams 1 F 6'6" 241 Sophomore Long Beach, CA Transferred to Cal State East Bay
Donald Gipson 2 G 6'3" 213 RS Sophomore Los Angeles, CA Transferred to Regis
Cameron Allen 3 G 6'2" 176 Junior Greenville, SC Transferred to Cal State Bakersfield
James Batemon 5 G 6'1" 189 Senior Milwaukee, WI Graduated
Petr Herman 11 F 6'10" 231 Senior Central Bohemian Region, CR Graduated
Jeffery McClendon 25 G 6'2" 216 Senior Lancaster, CA Graduated

Incoming transfers

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Previous school
Parker Dortch 11 G 6'7" 206 Junior Columbus, NJ Junior college transferred from Kaskaskia College

2019 recruiting class

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Jonathan Dos Anjos
PF
Sarasota, FL Victory Rock Prep 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 195 lb (88 kg)
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: NR
Lazar Zivanovic
SG
Serbia Crvena Zvezda 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) N/A
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: NR
Keli Leaupepe
SF
Melbourne, Australia 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) N/A
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: NR
Lazar ?ivanovi?
SG
?abac, Serbia Ko?arka?ki klub Crvena zvezda 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 196 lb (89 kg)
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: NR
Deovaunta Williams
PG
Raleigh, NC Raleigh-Egypt High School 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 160 lb (73 kg)
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: NR
Seikou Sisoho Jawara
PG
Mataró, Spain Get Better Academy 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 194 lb (88 kg)
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: NR
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: nr   Rivals: nr  ESPN: nr
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "Loyola Marymount Lions 2019 Basketball Commitments". Rivals.com.
  • "2019 Loyola Marymount Lions Basketball Commits". Scout.com.
  • "ESPN 2019 Loyola Marymount Lions Basketball recruits". ESPN.com.
  • "Scout.com Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com.
  • "2019 Team Ranking". Rivals.com.

Roster

Schedule and results

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-conference regular season
*
W   1-0
(905)
*
L   1-1
(8,136)
*
L   1-2
(989)
*

W   2-2
(200)
*

L   2-3
(150)
*

L   2-4
(200)
*
W   3-4
(622)
*
L   3-5
(6,169)
*
W   4-5
(889)
*
W   5-5
(673)
*
L   5-6
(634)
*
L   5-7
(617)
*
W   6-7

*
L   6-8
(670)
WCC regular season

W   7-8
(1-0)
(770)

L   7-9
(1-1)
(12,422)

L   7-10
(1-2)
(3,900)

L   7-11
(1-3)
(1,474)

L   7-12
(1-4)
(2,370)

W   8-12
(2-4)
(818)

L   8-13
(2-5)
(1,437)

L   8-14
(2-6)
(2,291)

L  OT 8-15
(2-7)
(1,427)

L   8-16
(2-8)
(6,000)

L   8-17
(2-9)
(1,533)

W   9-17
(3-9)
(1,862)

L   9-18
(3-10)
(3,500)

W   10-18
(4-10)
(2,379)

L   10-19
(4-11)
(946)

L   10-20
(4-12)
(2,916)
WCC Tournament


W   11-20
(1,983)


L   11-21
(3,850)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

Source[6]

References


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