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Around the Horizon League; Butler exits

Around the Horizon League; Butler exits
Brad Stevens and Butler have been granted their wish to depart from the Horizon League and enter the Atlantic 10 and will do so a year earlier than expected. This transition will have immediate ramifications throughout the Horizon League and directly with the 2012-13 Loyola Ramblers. Stevens out, Moser in? Can you envision Loyola head... Read more »

Brad Stevens and Butler to transition to Atlantic 10? Ramblers should rejoice

Brad Stevens and Butler to transition to Atlantic 10? Ramblers should rejoice
In the wake of recent reports signaling a transition out of the Horizon League and into the Atlantic 10 for Cinderella head coach, Brad Stevens, and his two time NCAA runner up Butler Bulldogs, teams all across the Horizon League have been paying close attention. Taking into consideration the level of recognition Butler has brought to the... Read more »

Loyola Ramblers fall 78-69 to Milwaukee Panthers in regular season finale

Loyola Ramblers fall 78-69 to Milwaukee Panthers in regular season finale
GENTILE ARENA — The Loyola Ramblers concluded the 2011-12 season with a loss to the Milwaukee Panthers 78-69 at the Gentile Arena today. The loss caps off a 7-22 overall record for the Ramblers which included only one Horizon League win. Milwaukee, on the other hand, has a bright road ahead finishing 19-12 overall and... Read more »
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Ramblers give Butler Bulldogs a run at Hinkle Fieldhouse, but lose 63-57

Ramblers give Butler Bulldogs a run at Hinkle Fieldhouse, but lose 63-57
The fact that Loyola was in a serious contest against Horizon League powerhouse Butler late on the road is good enough for me. The fact that they were withing two possessions of pulling out  a win at the historic Hinkle Fieldhouse for the third time in just a few years amazed me. Brad Stevens and his Bulldogs... Read more »

Loyola Ramblers - UIC Flames Gameday: Horizon League Game of the Week

Loyola Ramblers - UIC Flames Gameday: Horizon League Game of the Week
Loyola Ramblers vs UIC Flames Gentile Arena — Chicago,IL February 11, 2012 The moment we all have been waiting for is here. Well, maybe this game shouldn’t be hyped up too much considering it’s comprised of the two worst teams in the Horizon League, but regardless, Chicago college basketball is back in Rogers Park and... Read more »

Gentile Arena stacking up to be tops in Horizon League

Gentile Arena stacking up to be tops in Horizon League
Midway through the 2011-12 Loyola Ramblers season visiting schools are continuously taking delight in the newly renovated Gentile Arena. The finalization of the court concluded Phase Two of the 100 million dollarreimagine campaign Loyola University Chicago has embarked on. Phase One comprised of erecting the state-of-the-art Norville Center for Intercollegiate Athletics. The Norville Center also houses the Gentile Arena in... Read more »
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Butler edges out Loyola, 63-57, in Gentile Arena thriller

Butler edges out Loyola, 63-57, in Gentile Arena thriller
GENTILE ARENA — There must be something magical about the Loyola – Butler match up every year. Especially when it’s at the Gentile Arena. In front of a near sell out of 4,347, the Ramblers (5-14, 0-9) were able to push Butler (12-9, 6-3) starting mid first half when Porter Moser switched to a 1-3-1 zone defense.... Read more »

Chicago rivalry still present with Loyola and UIC

Chicago rivalry still present with Loyola and UIC
Two teams. One city. UIC and Loyola squared off in not only an intra-conference match, but in an intra-city rivalry as well. The two Chicago schools met Saturday afternoon at the UIC Pavilion both looking to improve upon their poor season records, but also to give Chicago college basketball fans a nice treat. The game... 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 »
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Horizon League leading Cleveland State pummels Loyola, 69-48

Horizon League leading Cleveland State pummels Loyola, 69-48
Trey Harmon led a Cleveland State Viking rout Saturday, paving the way to a Loyola beat down and pushing his Horizon League leading team record to 14-3 overall and 4-1 in conference play. The Ramblers on the other hand, move to 5-11 on the year, and win-less in Horizon League action. Porter Moser should be... Read more »