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1-1, 1st in MVC

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Loyola-Chicago coach Porter Moser initially was reluctant to participate in the Final Four banner ceremony Tuesday night, as he's focused on moving forward. But he's glad he did.

Loyola-Chicago raises Final Four banner (0:26)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Loyola senior guard Marques Townes said it was emotional seeing the 2018 Final Four banner raised on Tuesday night.


Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Loyola-Chicago players greet Sister Jean after opening the season with a 76-45 win over Missouri-Kansas City on Tuesday night.

Sister Jean greets Loyola-Chicago players after win (0:49)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Sister Jean delivers the pre-game prayer and addresses the crowd before Loyola-Chicago's season opener.


Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Loyola-Chicago hoists the 2018 Final Four banner at Gentile Arena.

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Loyola raises banner as Sister Jean looks on

Loyola-Chicago opened a new season and raised a Final Four banner before an enthusiastic crowd Tuesday night, with team chaplain Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt addressing the crowd and leading the pregame prayer.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Loyola-Chicago tips off its season tonight. But first, the Final Four banner will be raised and Sister Jean will deliver the pre-game prayer.

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Loyola's Sister Jean honored by Ill. Senior HOF

Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, the Loyola-Chicago basketball chaplain who gained fame during the NCAA tournament, received Illinois' 2018 Senior Hall of Fame Award on Friday.

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64dMyron Medcalf

Best- and worst-case scenario for each Top 25 team

For some teams, a win in the NCAA tournament would be a significant achievement. For the elite contenders, anything short of a Final Four run would be a disappointment.

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Loyola celebrity nun Sister Jean turns 99

Sister Jean is celebrating her 99th birthday months after gaining national attention as chaplain of the Loyola-Chicago basketball team that reached the NCAA Final Four.

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184dDarren Rovell

Final fortune: Loyola donations up 660 percent

A trip to the Final Four for Loyola-Chicago has resulted in a 660 percent increase in donations as compared to the previous year, the school announced Monday.

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Loyola's Moser rewarded with long-term deal

Loyola-Chicago has rewarded coach Porter Moser for a captivating Final Four run with a new contract with the Ramblers through the 2025-26 season.

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205dMyron Medcalf

NBA draft departures shake up Way-Too-Early Top 25

The deadline for early entrants to declare for the NBA draft has passed, so it's time to re-evaluate the early top 25 for 2018-19. With so many players testing the waters yet not signing with an agent, it's more art than science.

Team Stats

Points Per Game67.0293rd
Rebounds Per Game42.5Tied-76th
Assists Per Game13.5Tied-203rd
Points Allowed52.5Tied-19th

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Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record9-4
Championship Seasons1963
Tournament Appearances5