Tag: Ben Averkamp

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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »

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 »
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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 surge late, win fourth straight; Loyola bests Canisius, 59-45

Ramblers surge late, win fourth straight; Loyola bests Canisius, 59-45
The Ramblers were able to withstand a big Golden Griffin run, and complete a stellar ten minute final performance to pull out their fourth straight victory and improve their record to 5-7. Once again, Ben Averkamp was the star for Loyola, reaching double figure’s for the seventh time in the past eight games. Walt Gibler... Read more »
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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 »