Although they went 7-9 this season, the LMU Lions are growing out of the program's pains with promise.
Chris Benis, asst. sports editor, has been a dedicated writer for the Loyolan since September 2020. He writes primarily about in-season critiques and enjoys publishing single-player features.
Our exclusive, one-member committee breaks down and analyzes the weekend's basketball madness.
Like it or not, the Lions are forcing other programs to look up at them from the bottom of the ladder.
In this first edition of Chris' Choice, an exclusive committee (founded and populated entirely by me) distributes season-ending accolades to three outstanding players.
Going from bottom-dwellers to No. 8 in the nation will do that to you.