Tag: Ben Averkamp

Averkamp shines again; Ramblers rout Chicago State, 64-49

Averkamp shines again; Ramblers rout Chicago State, 64-49
Loyola has a nice two game win streak going, picking up their second win in just as many games over Chicago State, 64-49. Having endured a rigorous competition already this season, the Ramblers have now picked up two victories against less powerful opponents and improve to a 3-7 record, 2-1 at the Gentile Arena. These... Read more »

Loyola Ramblers get buzzer beater win over Toledo Rockets, 57-55

Loyola Ramblers get buzzer beater win over Toledo Rockets, 57-55
Loyola (2-7) traveled to Toldeo (6-3) without two of their starters, senior captain Walt Gibler and freshman guard Joe Crisman. Both Gibler and Crisman are having a tremendous year so far and already without star guard Jordan Hicks, the depleted Ramblers would have to make do with their small squad. Porter Moser was able to utilize... Read more »

Loyola Ramblers almost pull second half miracle against DePaul Blue Demons, 69-58

Gentile Arena — A Rambler miracle was ever so close for Loyola (1-7) in it’s match against red line rival DePaul (5-3). The two haven’t met in Rogers Park since 1980, so Rambler fans made sure to show their support touting a near sell out showing of 4,186 for an extremely Rambler proud crowd. Jim... 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 »

Ramblers late surge not enough; Green Bay Phoenix win 57-47

Ramblers late surge not enough; Green Bay Phoenix win 57-47
The Loyola Ramblers and Green Bay Phoenix both had gaping differences in their first and second half performances. For Green Bay, a dominating first half to the tune of 32 points played into their favor, while the Ramblers were dealt a dismal 12 point first half as well as 11 turnovers. The tune of the game switched... 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 Ramblers head north to face Milwaukee Panthers in Horizon League opener

Loyola Ramblers head north to face Milwaukee Panthers in Horizon League opener
The time has come to separate contenders and pretenders in the Horizon League. Loyola (1-4) heads into Thursday’s game against Milwaukee (5-1) as the heavy underdog. Both the Milwaukee Panthers and Loyola Ramblers, however, are 0-0 in conference play so ultimately, the game is by no means one sided. Loyola’s dismal record reflects the tough... Read more »

Porter Moser and Ramblers Must Look Past 0-3 Start

Porter Moser and Ramblers Must Look Past 0-3 Start
Porter Moser did not expect nor fathom an 0-3 start to his Loyola basketball career. Albeit the first two games of the year have been against Big Ten and Big 12 teams respectively, two of the first three games have been Loyola’s for the taking. With that in mind the hot button blame game arises as well.... Read more »

Eastern Illinois stuns Loyola, 65-61 Ramblers now 0-3

Eastern Illinois stuns Loyola, 65-61 Ramblers now 0-3
To be as as straightforward as possibly, I am speechless. After such promising play against National BCS opponents, the Ramblers lose to Eastern Illinois, a team easily defeated. Since, I along with all Rambler basketball fans are at a loss of words and upset at the 0-3 start here are some quick stats. Top Performers Loyola (IL): W.... Read more »
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Kansas State Squeak by Ramblers; Eastern Illinois up next for Loyola

Kansas State Squeak by Ramblers; Eastern Illinois up next for Loyola
                  The same tale that took place last season for the Ramblers, is sadly reoccurring. After an upsetting loss to Illinois in the season opener, the Ramblers failed to defeat the Kansas State Wildcats in a game that had Loyola trailing their Big 12 opponent by only four points with... Read more »