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Loyola-Chicago coach Porter Moser says he is staying

Apr. 16, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Loyola-Chicago coach Porter Moser says he plans to stay at the school after he reportedly talked to St. John's about its job. Moser says he is "all in" with Loyola after the Ramblers went 20-14 this season and won a share of the Missouri Valley Conference title. Loyola lost to Creighton in...

UC Irvine dubs assistant as its own 'Sister Jean' in NCAAs

Mar. 23, 2019 6:16 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — When UC Irvine made the NCAA Tournament, coach Russell Turner believed his team had many of the same ingredients that fueled Loyola of Chicago's surprising run to the Final Four last year. The Anteaters had an experienced team with a gaudy record but was missing only one ingredient:...

Looking for Cinderella? Check out Anteaters and the South

Mar. 23, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Can anyone carry the Loyola-Chicago mantle deep into this NCAA Tournament? Is there a double-digit seed left that's capable of grabbing the nation's imagination? Maybe one with an unusual nickname? Check out the South Region. There sits a big underdog with a distinctive mascot...

Krampelj leads Creighton over Loyola of Chicago 70-61 in NIT

Mar. 19, 2019 11:44 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Martin Krampelj had 17 points to lead five Creighton players in double figures as the Bluejays defeated Loyola of Chicago 70-61 in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday night. Marcus Zegarowski added 12 points for the Bluejays. Davion Mintz chipped in 11, Ty-Shon Alexander scored 10 and...

UNCG, Indiana, Bama and TCU earn top seeds in NIT

Mar. 17, 2019 11:12 PM EDT

UNC Greensboro coach Wes Miller and his Spartans were dealt a double dose of disappointment this past week, losing to Wofford in the championship game of the Southern Conference Tournament and missing out on the NCAA Tournament. Now it's on to the NIT. "We talked all week there was no guarantee we were going to...

Upsets have become the norm at NCAA Tournament

Mar. 17, 2019 10:01 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Picking a perfect bracket has become a nearly impossible act, the ritual of ripping up brackets an annual rite of the NCAA Tournament. UMBC proved the point early last year by beating Virginia to become the first No. 16 seed to topple a No. 1 in tournament history. Loyola-Chicago proved it...

Bradley knocks Loyola-Chicago out of MVC tourney

Mar. 9, 2019 6:14 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nate Kannell came off the bench to score 19 points, including what turned out to be the game-winning 3-pointer, and Bradley knocked out 2018 Final Four team Loyola-Chicago 53-51 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament. The fifth-seeded Braves (19-14) had...

Krutwig leads Loyola-Chicago past Valparaiso 67-54

Mar. 8, 2019 7:37 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cameron Krutwig had 18 points and three assists as Loyola-Chicago topped Valparaiso 67-54 in the Missouri Valley Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Friday. Marques Townes had 15 points and eight rebounds for Loyola (20-12). Lucas Williamson added 10 points. Daniel Sackey had 11 points for...

Loyola-Chicago claims share of MVC title

Mar. 2, 2019 8:38 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Marques Townes had 26 points as Loyola-Chicago topped Bradley 81-68 on Saturday to win a share of the Missouri Valley Conference regular-season title. Cameron Krutwig had 16 points and six assists for the Ramblers (19-12, 12-6), who tied Drake for the league crown but will take the No. 1...

Townes carries Loyola of Chicago over Northern Iowa 56-55

Feb. 27, 2019 11:26 PM EST

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Marques Townes registered 16 points and eight rebounds as Loyola of Chicago edged past Northern Iowa 56-55 on Wednesday night. Aher Uguak's dunk gave the Ramblers a 55-53 lead with 54 seconds remaining in the second half. Lucas Williamson made the second of two free throws and...