Tag: Jim Whitesell

Jim Whitesell and Porter Moser traded jobs

Scott Powers, along with other sources, reported late last night that former Loyola head coach Jim Whitesell accepted a job as an assistant at St. Louis University under head coach Rick Majerus. It was only a week ago that Whitesell withdrew his name name from the coaching search at D-III UW-Eau Claire. What’s weird is... Read more »

Loyola coaching candidates

Now that Loyola (IL) released Jim Whitesell the coaching search has officially begun. In the press release Dr. Grace Calhoun said: “The new coach will be fully immersed in and committed to the mission of Loyola. They will be a person of high integrity, experience, and will have either Midwestern roots or a proven track... Read more »

Jim Whitesell out at Loyola

The news has come and Jim Whitesell has been let go by Loyola (IL). While he finishes his seven-year tenure at the school with an above .500 record at 109-106, that wasn’t enough. Whitesell is a great guy and a very good basketball coach, but it seemed like recruiting and injuries were hampering the program. As... Read more »

Poor shots, turnovers, leave Ramblers reeling

Loyola couldn’t find a rhythm offensively in the first half and it cost the Ramblers a chance at a home Horizon League victory as they fell 66-57 to Milwaukee at the Gentile Center on Thursday night. Loyola shot 17-51 from the field and committed 15 turnovers on the way to loss which drops Jim Whitesell’s... Read more »

The Horizon League's coming out party

The Horizon League has been one of the better one or two bid leagues in the country for a while now and the coaches continually note the lack of respect it gets from around the country. If the conference has a few more days like Saturday that’s all going to change.  The league went 6-2... Read more »

DePaul takes down Loyola in city rivalry game

Two timely three-point shots and the ability to control the tempo helped DePaul take down Chicago rival Loyola 81-74 today at Allstate Arena. Guards Courtney Stanley and Gabe Kindred aren’t the strongest players on the court for Loyola and to beat a team that plays the style of DePaul (5-6) you have to get great point... Read more »

Loyola begins anew

Even though Loyola is now 10 games into the season it felt on Wednesday as if the Ramblers were just starting 2010-11 again. A light crowd watched as Loyola put a new starting lineup on the court and Jim Whitesell rolled out a new rotation in a 78-50 victory over SIU Edwardsville at the Gentile... Read more »

Three close home losses for Chicago

Loyola, UIC and Chicago State all played at home on Saturday afternoon. Unfortunately none of them were able to defend their home court. Each suffered a close loss. For each it means something a little different, but the inability to defend the home court and get quality wins is a troubling early season theme for... Read more »

The real work begins now for Loyola

It was like deja vue in the Joseph Gentile Center on Wednesday night. Butler and Loyola traded punches like two heavyweight boxers. And while it seemed like the Bulldogs had delivered the knock out on a few occasions, the underdogs took the blows until the end, only to lose by decision.  The thing is, I... Read more »

Loyola holds off Eastern Illinois

Loyola got up big early and held off a tough Eastern Illinois team to take home a 73-62 victory and remain perfect on the season. The Ramblers led by as many as 23 points in the first and while the Panthers got within nine with 15:12 remaining Loyola kept the advantage at a safe distance... Read more »