Nick Knacks

Last week, I turned in my ballot for the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) preseason poll for the second straight year. The MVC’s wide open this year; while Loyola’s coming off its first Final Four appearance …

The Schnable Scoop

Sept. 5, I wrote a column about the fall sports teams struggling during their non-conference seasons. I’m going back on that to say they’ve fixed their problems — at least when looking at men’s and …

Sports

At the end of the 2017-18 school year, 155 of Loyola’s student-athletes were named to the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) Honor Roll. In 2016-17 only 122 athletes were named to the MVC Honor Roll — …

Sports

Heading into the 2018-19 men’s basketball season, the Loyola athletics department looks to capitalize on its newfound media attention. This new following is courtesy of last year’s edition of March Madness, which saw the Loyola …

Sports

March was an exciting month at Loyola. From Donte Ingram’s buzzer beater in the first round of the NCAA Tournament to making it all the way to the Final Four, the Loyola men’s basketball team …

Men's Basketball

College basketball is rolling out a new method to determine which teams make it to March Madness this season. After 37 years of using the Rating Percentage Index (RPI) to determine which teams would receive …

Sports

As the temperatures are starting to drop in Chicago, Loyola’s newest athletics complex — the Alfie Norville Practice Facility — is going up. The $18.5 million project will give the basketball and volleyball teams an …

Men's Volleyball

The men’s volleyball program was once the poster child of Loyola Athletics, a spot solidified by back-to-back national championships in 2014 and 2015. The program remained in that spot until last year’s men’s basketball Final …