Latest Porter Moser News

South Preview: Loyola, Sister Jean eyeing another March run

Mar. 17, 2022 19:58 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The packaging is still there. On the surface anyway. Don't be fooled. The whole “Cinderella” thing surrounding Loyola Chicago no longer applies. Yes, the enduring symbol for the Jesuit school located hard against Lake Michigan in Chicago's Rogers Park...

Loyola eyes another NCAA run, with Sister Jean by its side

Mar. 15, 2022 15:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA Tournament begins this week and Loyola Chicago once again has its sights set on a deep run. Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt plans to be along for the ride, of course. But this time, maybe, the Ramblers can leave the glass slippers at home. “I...

No. 14 Texas Tech survives Oklahoma 56-55 in Big 12 semis

Mar. 12, 2022 00:14 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mark Adams wasn't about to use any sort of flowery poetry to describe No. 14 Texas Tech's 56-55 victory over Oklahoma in the Big 12 Tournament semifinals Friday night, instead describing the entire 40 minutes as “ugly.” Then again, it looks a lot...

BUBBLE WATCH: Drama in ACC has at-large bid implications

Mar. 11, 2022 03:15 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference's NCAA Tournament bubble teams have had a dramatic first few days in Brooklyn. Miami needed overtime and a buzzer-beating layup to avoid being upset by No. 13 seed Boston College in the ACC quarterfinals Thursday at Barclays Center. ...

Sooners take down No. 3 Baylor 72-67 in Big 12 quarterfinals

Mar. 10, 2022 21:38 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Porter Moser remembers the feeling a couple weeks ago when the Sooners learned that Elijah Harkless, their heartbeat on the floor and one of their best all-around players, was done for the season with an injury. They were stunned, Moser said,...

Kansas again No. 1 seed for wide-open Big 12 Tournament

Mar. 08, 2022 20:36 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Big 12 Tournament was the place where Kansas validated its regular-season conference championship each year, and usually confirmed its status as one of the top seeds and heavy favorites for the NCAA Tournament. That's changed a bit over the years. ...

Tanner Groves scores 14 as Oklahoma tops Oklahoma St. in OT

Feb. 26, 2022 16:13 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Tanner Groves had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Oklahoma recovered from squandering a 14-point lead in the second half to beat Oklahoma State 66-62 in overtime on Saturday afternoon. Jordan Goldwire and Umoja Gibson each added 13 points for the Sooners (15-14,...