Loyola-Chicago star has connection with Emory & Atlanta — March Madness

Mar 25, 2018, 01:38
Loyola-Chicago star has connection with Emory & Atlanta — March Madness

The 20 combined seed total is the highest in an Elite Eight game, shattering the record of 15 in the modern era (since tourney expanded in 1985).

Coach Porter Moser of Loyola-Chicago (31-5) concurred.

"We need a stop", Jerry Harkness, the captain of that '63 team, said in the waning minutes. Go where you are wanted and needed.

In any event, it is a most improbable duo set to hit the dance floor on the classic blind date to find out who gets a berth in next week's Final Four in San Antonio.

Resilience describes Kansas State's plight and berth in the Elite Eight as well after the Purple Wildcats defeated Kentucky's Wildcats, 61-58, in the second game on Thursday evening. The Missouri Valley champs were an elite defensive unit filled with veterans.

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, unveiled a new, limited edition bobblehead featuring Sister Jean in her Loyola jacket and scarf on Friday. K-State hasn't been to a Final Four since 1964, Loyola since 1963.

Syracuse is no typical 11, and this was a zone-centric battle of wits between two of the most renowned coaches in the game. See each site for more details on how to sign up and watch the Loyola-Chicago vs. Kansas State live streaming online tonight. President Obama had us in the White House for the 50th anniversary of the "Game of Change".

"I love that this run is sparking the renewed conversation of what that team meant to our country and integration, and to hear the stories firsthand from them and to hear the brotherhood that they had, the black guys, the white guys, everyone together". And it made Sister Jean into a national sensation. This whole team has.

Here's our recap of the last game's action and a preview of what's ahead for the Seminoles.

Loyola has made it a priority to give its students every opportunity to enjoy March Madness, with watch parties at the student center - the Damen Center - for every game of the tournament. Or, if Townes hadn't shot faked and instead rushed a 3-pointer with Caleb Martin flying at him, he could have missed.

"It's been an awesome experience", Custer said.

I'm still having a better season than Sean Miller.

As a top seed the last two seasons, Kansas made it through the regional semifinals, only to flop a game shy of the Final Four both times. It will be the first-ever 9 vs 11 matchup in the Elite Eight, a fitting end to region that became the first to have the top four seeds eliminated on the opening weekend. MI sophomore point guard Zavier Simpson led the way defensively against Texas A&M with a team-high six steals, half of the Wolverines' output. With all the excitement from the first two rounds, the Sweet 16 had a tough act to follow - and the Basketball Gods did not disappoint.

"It feels good to be a part of something they hadn't done in a long time", she said. Perhaps those three guys keep the train going.

"I think about it all the time". Nevada's fearlessness showed when powerful forward Jordan Caroline soared in the lane attempting to dunk on Krutwig, drawing a foul.

What Sister Jean said to Loyola Chicago before the game: "Don't let those Tennessee team members scare you with their height". "I don't even think it was close, either". The Tigers didn't turn it over once down the stretch, and they finished 14 of 19 at the free throw line - which was a strong point all year. Twin brother Cody Martin had 16. They would hold on to win 69-68.

"I'll probably remember it for the rest of my life", Townes said. A Loyola team whose bus driver got lost on the way to Wednesday's practice was back on track. Team Champlain Sister Jean had the Ramblers going home after the Sweet 16. Her bracket is busted (and so is yours), but who cares?

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