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Chicago State Looks to Continue it’s Winning Streak While Loyola Looks to Break it’s Losing Streak

Posted by on Jan 20, 2013 | 0 comments

Both teams are on the court for early warm-ups. In a rare January non-conference match-up, the Chicago area tonight will be treated to another North Side VS South Side addition of college basketball. Tonight from the Jones Convocation Center off of 95th and King Drive, the Chicago State Cougars play host to the Loyola Ramblers. These two programs come into tonight’s contest with very...

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Youngstown State 68 Loyola 66 Final

Posted by on Jan 5, 2013 | 0 comments

The Penguins celebrate their upset victory over the Ramblers. Loyola initially started the second half right where the left off in the first half. But halfway through they hit a snag and it cost them dearly. Star forward Ben Averkamp got into foul trouble early, Loyola’s defense had difficulty defending the outside shot, and they missed key shots down the stretch. The Ramblers had led by...

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Loyola 35 Youngstown State 30 Halftime

Posted by on Jan 5, 2013 | 0 comments

Loyola forward Ben Averkamp (24) leads all scorers with 13 points. Ben Averkamp was the driving force behind Loyola’s first half comeback. Loyola took an early 6-2 lead, but missed shots, lack of defense in the paint, and the inability to rebound put Loyola in a hole. Turnovers also assisted Loyola in their first half downward spiral. YSU took advantage of every opportunity Loyola’s...

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Loyola Looks to Continue it’s Winning Streak

Posted by on Jan 5, 2013 | 0 comments

The 2012-2013 Loyola Ramblers men’s basketball team has been quite the story. Head coach Porter Moser has delivered one heck of a turnaround in Rogers Park. Last year the Ramblers finished with a dismal record of 7-23 (1-17 Horizon League). This year the Ramblers find themselves in a much better position. Currently they are 10-3 and won their conference opener against Valparaiso on...

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Chicagoland Basketball Kickoff Luncheon

Posted by on Oct 13, 2012 | 0 comments

Yesterday afternoon I had the honor and privilege of attending the Chicagoland Basketball Kickoff Luncheon. DePaul University hosted the event at  Maggiano’s Little Italy in Downtown Chicago. Even though this was a DePaul sponsored event, Northwestern, Loyola, Illinois-Chicago, and Chicago State were also in attendance. Coaches, players, administrators, and special guests from each school...

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