Category: Game Previews

Ramblers start Spirit Week Thursday against Valparaiso

Ramblers start Spirit Week Thursday against Valparaiso
Spirit Week 2012 has hit the campus of Loyola University Chicago and to kick off the festivities, the Ramblers will host the Valpo Crusaders Thursday night at home in the Gentile Arena. Coming back home to the Joe will be a nice relief after a three game road trip in which Loyola surrendered all three contests... Read more »

UIC Flames host Loyola Ramblers in Chicago rivalry game

UIC Flames host Loyola Ramblers in Chicago rivalry game
UIC and Loyola not only share a city, but the bottom of the Horizon League as well. So far this year, in the eleven conference games the Flames and Ramblers have played, the two city teams combined have only won one game and hold 5-11 records. Loyola is the worst of the worst thus far... Read more »

Loyola to face Cleveland State Saturday afternoon

The Ramblers (5-10)  cap off their Ohio road trip Saturday as they take on the mighty Cleveland State Vikings (13-3). The Vikes are a perennial Horizon League favorite right up there with Butler. They produced Miami Heat guard Norris Cole who is starting to make a name for himself in the NBA. The game will... Read more »
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Porter rounds up his Ramblers to take on the Youngstown StatePenguins

Porter rounds up his Ramblers to take on the Youngstown StatePenguins
First year head coach Porter Moser inherited a talented, not so athletic young Loyola team. On the verge of catastrophe after four losses to open up the season campaign, Porter got his Ramblers back on track and focused on picking up the pace for a successful and ultimately, winning season. Coming home to the Gentile... Read more »

Loyola back to Horizon League action; Takes on Wright State, looks for fifth straight

Loyola back to Horizon League action; Takes on Wright State, looks for fifth straight
The Ramblers are riding a four game win streak and come home to the Gentile Arena for some Horizon League play against Wright State. Both teams enjoyed a week long break for Christmas vacation and should be energized and all charged up to get into the thick of conference play. Loyola has now closed out... Read more »

Ramblers head north to play Canisius; Going for fourth straight win

Ramblers head north to play Canisius; Going for fourth straight win
Loyola has picked up some steam of late winning their past three contests and now look to extend their streak to four against their final non-conference opponent of the year, Canisius College. Canisius is small Jesuit school out in Buffalo, New York also marks the third Jesuit opponent Loyola has faced this year, both of... Read more »
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Loyola Ramblers host the DePaul Blue Demons

Loyola Ramblers host the DePaul Blue Demons
Loyola and DePaul University, two Chicago Catholic schools have not played a game in Rogers Park since 1980. Thirty years later, the Ramblers now have a newly renovated home, the Gentile Arena, situated in the state of the art Norville Center for Intercollegiate Athletics. DePaul a member of the might Big East may be recognized... Read more »

DePaul Blue Demons trek across town to the Loyola Ramblers

DePaul Blue Demons trek across town to the Loyola Ramblers
Wednesday’s contest against DePaul may be the light at the end of the tunnel for Loyola fans. After another losing stretch the Ramblers sit at an ugly 1-6, so coming home for a highly anticipated game against a cross town school should bring the team and students some joy. Seeing a packed Gentile Arena for... Read more »

Loyola Ramblers continue Horizon League road trip into Green Bay

Loyola Ramblers continue Horizon League road trip into Green Bay
The Loyola Ramblers (1-5,0-1) suffered a grueling 59-41 loss over the Milwaukee Panther’s Thursday night and now look to get their first Horizon League win against Green Bay (3-4, 1-0) in a Saturday evening contest. While Milwaukee was a heavy favorite, Green Bay matches up a bite more evenly with the struggling Ramblers, so expect... Read more »
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Loyola Milwaukee Preview from both sides

PantherU.com and Rambler Hoops decided to do a joint preview for tonight’s Horizon League match up. You already saw my take on the game so now it’s time to get the perspective from the Milwaukee Panther’s side. Follow the link below to read the rest. Panthers look to hit the ground running in Horizon League By... Read more »