Tag: Porter Moser

UIC, Loyola competing with DePaul for offseason attention

When DePaul announced in early May that they’d be making the most of their long offseason with a 10-day trip to France beginning August 11, the Blue Demons set the bar very high for offseason media attention. All NCAA D-I teams are allowed one overseas trip every four years – another silly NCAA rule –... Read more »

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 signs Payne

Porter Moser’s first recruit at Loyola is a really good one. Iowa transfer Cully Payne won’t help the team this season, but he should make a big impact in 2012-13 and beyond. The Ramblers also hope that they’ll be able to have in the system for three seasons because Payne only played in five games this... Read more »

Moser joins Moore and Dildy in class of youthful Chicago coaches

Bob Knight was just 24 years old when he led the Army Black Knights to an 18-win season and an appearance in the NIT semifinals in 1966 as head coach. Almost a half century later 34-year-old Brad Stevens and 33-year-old Shaka Smart revived the legend of the young gun head coach, leading their teams to the NCAA Final Four with only... Read more »

Loyola's betting on Moser magic

Once Dr. Grace Calhoun decided to fire Jim Whitesell she had a tough decision to make. The hiring of a head basketball coach at an institution like Loyola can make or break a career of an athletic director. In the end Loyola went with a pretty safe choice in Porter Moser. While Moser is a... Read more »