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Bleav in LMU Basketball with Jesse Kass

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Listen in as LMU play-by-play broadcaster Jesse Kass provides the insight you need on LMU Basketball

Listen in as LMU play-by-play broadcaster Jesse Kass provides the insight you need on LMU Basketball

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United States

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Listen in as LMU play-by-play broadcaster Jesse Kass provides the insight you need on LMU Basketball

Language:

English


Episodes

Lions Return from Pause with WCC Win

1/12/2021
This week for Bleav in LMU Basketball host Jesse Kass discusses the LMU Basketball program returning from the program being paused due to Covid protocols. Jesse also talks about the Lions opening conference win over San Francisco, winning 4 games in a row, and more.

Duration:00:19:34

Jonathan Grace

12/15/2020
This week for Bleav in LMU Basketball host Jesse Kass talks to his color commentator and broadcast partner Jonathan Grace to discuss all the latest surrounding the LMU Basketball Program. Jesse and Jonathan talk about the Lions 3-3 start, the recent win against UCSB, how LMU will stack up against a tough WCC and the standout performances from Dameane Douglas and Joe Quintana recently. The two also discuss Eli Scott, Keli Leaupepe, Jalin Anderson, the first year for Stan Johnson, and...

Duration:00:27:11

Keli Leaupepe

12/2/2020
This week for Bleav in LMU Basketball host Jesse Kass talks to LMU Sophomore Keli Leaupepe. Jesse talks to Keli about his newfound viral fame, including a SportsCenter segment, tweets from Barstool, and more. The two also discuss Keli's Mullet, navigating college basketball during Covid, playing for a new coaching staff, coming from Australia, and more! Jesse also discusses the Lion's opening week, including a buzzer beating season opener.

Duration:00:21:34

LMU Basketball Returns

11/25/2020
This week for Bleav in LMU Basketball host Jesse Kass discusses the start on the new college basketball season. Jesse talks about LMU's season opener against Southern Utah, the beginning of the Stan Johnson era, Eli Scott, the returns of key players and more. Jesse also takes a look at the full schedule and some of the preseason predictions from the WCC for the Lions.

Duration:00:18:49

Ricky Muench

7/27/2020
This week for Bleav in LMU Basketball host Jesse Kass talks to LMU's new Director of Basketball Operations Ricky Muench. The two discuss Ricky's relationship with Stan Johnson, his time at Marquette, and getting the opportunity to work with the Milwaukee Bucks. They also discuss the upcoming LMU roster and expectations going forward.

Duration:00:20:03

Allen Edwards

7/20/2020
This week for Bleav in LMU Basketball host Jesse Kass talks to new LMU Men's Basketball Assistant Coach Allen Edwards. The two discuss Allen's time as a player at Kentucky and as a Head Coach at Wyoming, developing chemistry with the staff and team over Zoom, the current talent of the LMU roster and much more!

Duration:00:24:07

Greg Youncofski

7/13/2020
This week for Bleav in LMU Basketball host Jesse Kass talks to new LMU Assistant Coach Greg Youncofski. Jesse and Greg discuss the hiring process and building team chemistry through Zoom during the pandemic, the new coaching staff, LMU's highly ranked recruiting class and more. The two also discuss Greg's coaching history at Kansas, Cincinnati, and UCLA prior to arriving at LMU.

Duration:00:20:46

Alex Acker

5/28/2020
This week in a special Bleav in LMU Basketball/Bleav in Clippers crossover episode host Jesse Kass is joined by former Pepperdine and NBA Guard Alex Acker. Jesse and Alex discuss Alex's time at Pepperdine, his thoughts on their rivalry with LMU and the incredible feeling of getting drafted. Alex also details his time with the Clippers and Pistons, playing in the Donald Sterling era, his thoughts on the current Clippers and whether the NBA season will continue.

Duration:00:30:49

Dan Dickau

5/21/2020
This week in a special Bleav in LMU Basketball/Bleav in Clippers crossover episode host Jesse Kass is joined by former 1st-Team All-American and 6-year NBA Pro Dan Dickau. Jesse and Dan discuss Dan's time at Gonzaga, his thoughts on their rise to a powerhouse program, and what LMU needs to do to jump back into the top half of the WCC. Dan also details his time with the Clippers, playing in the Donald Sterling era, his thoughts on the current Clippers and whether the NBA season will continue.

Duration:00:30:15

Raihan Bal

4/25/2020
This week for LMU Basketball host Jesse Kass talks to Raihan Bal who has worked as a student broadcaster over the past 4 years. Jesse and Raihan discuss LMU Basketball over that time span, some of Raihan's favorite memories, favorite players, and the direction of the program moving forward. Jesse also gives an update on a potential grad transfer for LMU.

Duration:00:22:34

Mattias Markusson

4/18/2020
This week for Bleav in LMU Basketball host Jesse Kass talks to senior LMU Center Mattias Markusson. Jesse and Mattias talk about Mattias' decision to stay at LMU rather than transfer after the coaching change, his discussions with new coach Stan Johnson, his tough personal year, his favorite moments, his favorite meals, and more! Jesse also talks about LMU officially signing their new recruiting class.

Duration:00:31:23

Erik Johansson

4/11/2020
This week for Bleav in LMU Basketball host Jesse Kass talks with Erik Johansson about finishing his playing career with LMU and going forward as a Graduate Assistant Coach with LMU and their new coaching staff. Jesse and Erik also discuss some of Erik's favorite moments as a Lion, his expectations for the program going forward, and his relationship with friend and teammate Mattias Markusson. Jesse also discusses Stan Johnson hiring his Assistant Coaches, the return of Mattias Markusson after...

Duration:00:31:34

Head Coach Stan Johnson

4/1/2020
This week for LMU Basketball host Jesse Kass is joined by new LMU Men's Basketball Head Coach Stan Johnson. Jesse and Stan talk about starting the new job amid the Coronavirus pandemic, climbing the coaching ladder, connecting to current players, recruiting in Los Angeles and much more!

Duration:00:32:29

LMU Hires Stan Johnson as New Head Coach

3/21/2020
This week for LMU Basketball host Jesse Kass talks about LMU hiring Stan Johnson as the new Head Coach. Jesse gives his thoughts on the hire, Doc Rivers and Dwyane Wade showing their support, and how recruiting and style of play are two keys to the new hire. Jesse also talks about some Lions transferring from the program.

Duration:00:19:36

LMU Makes Coaching Change

3/14/2020
This week for LMU Basketball host Jesse Kass talks about the LMU season coming to an end in the WCC Tournament and the decision to part ways with Mike Dunlap as Head Coach. Jesse also discusses potential coaching candidates, a potential missed opportunity in the coaching search, and cancelations due to the Coronavirus.

Duration:00:17:19

LMU Beats San Diego, Advances in WCC Tournament

3/6/2020
In this bonus mini-episode, host Jesse Kass talks about LMU beating San Diego to advance in the West Coast Conference Tournament. Jesse talks about the win and the upcoming matchup tonight against San Francisco

Duration:00:07:08

WCC Tournament Preview

3/4/2020
This week for LMU Basketball host Jesse Kass previews the West Coast Conference Tournament in Las Vegas. Jesse talks about the Lions matchup against San Diego and what potential matchups lie ahead if the Lions advance. Jesse also discusses Eli Scott making the All-WCC 2nd Team instead of 1st, Keli Leaupepe making All-Freshman team, and the unveiling of the Hank Gathers statue outside Gersten Pavilion.

Duration:00:25:25

Lions Win 2 of 3 on the Road

2/26/2020
This week for LMU Basketball host Jesse Kass talks about the LMU Lions picking up their first road wins of the season in victories over Santa Clara and Portland. Jesse also discusses the impressive rise of Freshman Keli Leaupepe, Eli Scott's continued dominance, the remaining schedule, and scenarios for the West Coast Conference Tournament

Duration:00:19:56

LMU Overtime Thriller vs Pepperdine

2/2/2020
This week for LMU Basketball host Jesse Kass talks about the recent stretch of games for the LMU Lions, including their heartbreaking 1-point overtime loss vs rival Pepperdine. Jesse also talks about the strong play of Eli Scott and Keli Leaupepe. Finally, Jesse shares his on-air tribute to Kobe Bryant following this past week's tragic events.

Duration:00:15:44

St. Mary's Broadcaster Alex Jensen

1/24/2020
This week for LMU Basketball host Jesse Kass talks to St. Mary's Play-by-Play Broadcaster Alex Jensen about the upcoming matchup between the Lions and the Gaels. Jesse and Alex also discuss the Gael's 4OT game earlier this season vs Pacific, the oddest box score of the year in a game between St. Mary's and Arizona State and more. Jesse also breaks down the recent LMU games including their 77-65 win over Portland on Thursday night.

Duration:00:29:32