There are plenty of reasons the men’s and women’s basketball teams each lost their first game of their conference tournaments. One could argue that all the reasons were on the court. But I can’t help but wonder what could’ve happened if the Ramblers had more fans to cheer for them.
The Loyola men’s basketball team’s season ended in a disappointing game against the Southern Illinois Salukis.
The Evansville Purple Aces beat the Indiana State Sycamores in the first round of the MVC men’s basketball tournament.
The 1963 Loyola men’s basketball championship was more than 50 years ago. The trophy is in the Loyola hall of fame outside Gentile Arena, and inside the arena the players’ names and jersey numbers hang on the walls. Why do we need to keep talking about it?
If you go to Loyola, odds are you know about the 1963 men’s basketball team. The only team in Illinois to win the NCAA national championship wore the maroon and gold. Even though this championship was over 50 years ago, its impact on history is undeniable.
The team’s a confidence far from what an observer would expect from a 2-21 team.
The Chicago Bulls are destined to be mediocre with their current roster. In order to end its almost 20-year championship drought, the team needs to cut its losses and trade its biggest asset, Jimmy Butler.
Just one-third of the way through conference play, the Loyola men’s basketball team has exceeded all expectations and is looking like a team that could make it to the NCAA National Tournament for the first …