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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 »

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 Class of 2012 Recruits; Matt O'Leary

Loyola Ramblers Class of 2012 Recruits; Matt O'Leary
Continuing with the 2012 Loyola recruiting class, we now present senior forward Matt O’Leary. Check out yesterday’s interview with combo guard Darell Combs as well. Porter Moser has already spoken volumes about Matt and for good reasons. “Matt has tremendous range on his shot for someone who is 6-foot-8 but he is more than just... Read more »
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Loyola Ramblers Class of 2012 Recruits; Darell Combs

Loyola Ramblers Class of 2012 Recruits; Darell Combs
With brand new state of the art facilities recruiting fresh talent was a tad bit more inviting for Porter Moser and the rest of the Loyola coaching staff. Utilzing the Gentile Arena and brand new Norville Center as a medium for selling the school, Moser picked up four solid recruits that will make large impacts beginning next... 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 »

Walt Gibler nets a career high 29 points over DePaul

Walt Gibler nets a career high 29 points over DePaul
Loyola fell to a tragic 47-17 difference at the half in Wednesday’s contest with the DePaul Blue Demons, but did not decide to call it quits and ride out the game for the second half of play. Instead, senior captain Walt Gibler took charge down the stretch and had his leadership resonate with his fellow... Read more »
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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 »