Nick Knacks

When Marques Townes’ last-second jump shot hit the rim and fell to the ground, the hearts of Rambler nation fell with it. Loyola wouldn’t return to the NCAA Tournament, just one year after captivating the …

Nick Knacks

After a whirlwind of a men’s basketball season, we’ve finally found the weird, confusing haze at the end of the tunnel. The Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) Tournament is coming up March 7-10 in St. Louis. …

Nick Knacks

With six games left, the Loyola men’s basketball team has a two-game lead in the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) standings. It’s a cushion the team hasn’t had this year, and it’s certainly welcome at this …

Nick Knacks

We’re in the home stretch, folks. In just over three weeks, the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) will crown its regular-season champion ahead of the conference tournament. Who will it be? Great question. Here’s another great …

Nick Knacks

When the Loyola men’s basketball team (13-8, 6-2) got trounced by Missouri State University Jan. 23, it sent shockwaves throughout the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC). Was it a typo on the screen? How could a …

Nick Knacks

Remember when Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) play got started with that crazy opening night Jan. 2 and it looked like the league would be turned upside down? That was a fun night. Did you actually …

Nick Knacks

A half-court, buzzer-beater to complete a comeback. An underdog coming out on top in a double-overtime thriller. A struggling offense bouncing back to win by 35 points. Just an average opening night for the Missouri …

Nick Knacks

Dec. 3, the Chicago Bulls announced they’d fired head coach Fred Hoiberg. Hoiberg amassed a 115-155 record in just over three years in Chicago, and associate head coach Jim Boylen is taking over. I saw …