Tag: Walt Gibler

All-Conference Horizon League Teams

The Horizon League announced their official all-conference teams today. Loyola’s Walt Gibler was named the Sixth Man of the Year. The players on the official first team were: Gordon Hayward, Butler – Player of the Year Rahmon Fletcher, Green Bay Norris Cole, Cleveland State Shelvin Mack, Butler Matt Howard, Butler Just for fun, I ran... Read more »

Photos from Loyola vs. Youngstown State

The game between Loyola and Youngstown State on Thursday was full of emotion. The Ramblers pulled out a 92-85 overtime victory over the Penguins. Geoff McCammon led the way with 25 points, but everyone contributed. Here are some photos from the game.

Tempo-free oddities

How Michael Thompson manages to play all those minutes while throwing himself at the basket like this is tough to figure out. He’s a tough guy. Since I already wrote about tempo-free predictions earlier today I thought I would continue the discussion with some interesting notes about player statistics that you can find by going... Read more »

Mid-Season All-Chicago College Basketball Team

This is the Chicago College Basketball Mid-Season team as selected by me. The toughest spot to pick was the second guard spot next to Northwestern’s Michael Thompson. (I think he’s the Player of the Year thus far this season.) Agree or disagree with the selections? Did I leave someone out? Let me know in the... Read more »

Early season look at individual offensive efficiency

This is your Monday stats blast from Chicago College Basketball. Check back later in the day for the Chicago City Rankings – here is last week. Michael Thompson has been incredibly efficient on offense thus far this year. Three teams have outperformed early season expectations thus far this season. Northwestern, Loyola and DePaul each have... Read more »

Loyola's fabulous five defeat Western Michigan

The final five that finished the game out for Loyola on Monday. While Andy Polka, Terrance Hill, Aric Van Weelden, Marcus Thomas and Walt Gibler are never going to be confused with the famous Michigan quintet of the 1990’s, the Ramblers five were quite fabulous as they carried Loyola to a critical early season victory... Read more »

Final thoughts on Loyola's exhibition

Aric Van Weelden was steady at the point on Monday. Surely you can tell by now, after a bunch of posts about a 30-point blowout against an undermanned NAIA school, I was very starved for college basketball to return. Thankfully the games continue with Northwestern’s exhibition against Robert Morris on Wednesday, but first some final... Read more »

Young Loyola earns impressive exhibition victory

Ben Averkamp led the Ramblers with 21 points. It was apparent just from one night that these are no longer your 2008-09 Loyola Ramblers. The 2009-10 version debuted against Robert Morris on Monday night with a 92-62 victory at the Gentile Center. Loyola took a six-point halftime advantage and put the game away with an... Read more »

Three Keys: Loyola vs. Robert Morris (Exhibition)

For every college basketball game for each of the five teams this site covers we’ll have a preview up in case people want to talk about the game as it happens. Tonight those games finally start as Loyola-Chicago takes on Robert Morris in an exhibition contest at the Gentile Center at 7 p.m. CT. If... Read more »