The Loyola Marymount Lions conclude their four-game homestand on Saturday night, hosting the San Francisco Dons in a West Coast Conference battle at Gersten Pavilion in Los Angeles. The Lions begin play on Saturday tied for third place in the WCC. Here are the relevant details of Saturday night's contest:
Records: Loyola Marymount (14-9, 7-3 in WCC play); San Francisco (15-9, 5-5)
Location: Gersten Pavilion in Los Angeles
Time: 7 p.m. PST
Streaming: The game can be seen online at LMULions.com, with Jeff Lampe and Jesse Kass on the call.
Home & Road: Loyola Marymount is 7-7 at home this season; San Francisco is 5-7 on the road
Series History: In a series that dates back to 1924, San Francisco leads the all-time series 104-37. The Lions won 77-76 at San Francisco in overtime on December 31. The Dons swept last season's series, and their last three meetings have been decided by a total of four points.
Leading Scorers: Drew Viney, Loyola Marymount (15.4 points per game); Angelo Caloiaro, San Francisco (14.4 rebounds per game)
Leading Rebounders: Ashley Hamilton, Loyola Marymount (5.6 rebounds per game); Caloiaro, San Francisco (6.1 rpg)
Shooting Star: Loyola Marymount senior guard LaRon Armstead made all six free throw attempts Thursday against Pepperdine, and on the season has made 57 of 64 free throws (89.1%). Armstead leads the West Coast Conference in free throw shooting percentage and ranks 17th in the nation in Division I.