The Loyola University Ramblers (9-2) face off with the University Illinois-Chicago Flames (5-5) today just 12 miles south of the Lake Shore campus at the UIC Pavilion. Tip off is set for 3pm as the Ramblers look for their fifth straight win here at UIC.
Loyola is looking to keep its hot hand alive with a season-best four-game win streak while UIC opens up a long six game home-stand.
- The two Chicago schools match up for the 54th time with the lifetime series going back to 1986. Overall UIC leads 31-22, however, Loyola carries the momentum winning 8 of the last 10 meetings.
- Since leaving the Horizon League and joining the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) the Ramblers are 6-1 against their former conference foes.
- Loyola's shooting this season has been electric resulting in 50 percent or better from the field 8 times in 11 games.
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