Skip to comments.Glory Days Again, At Last — Loyola Of Chicago's All-Time Basketball Greats
Posted on 03/26/2018 10:03:48 AM PDT by C19fan
This year, the early rounds of the NCAA mens college basketball tournament served up even more upsets than usual, or so it seemed. Consequently, the Sweet 16 and Elite 8 featured too many uninspiring matchups and, frankly, mediocre games. The main exception was the Kansas-Duke clash a game for the ages.
Fortunately, a good Final Four field has emerged. It features Villanova (second place in the Big East regular season and champion of its tournament); Kansas (the Big Twelve regular season and tournament champ); Loyola of Chicago (the Missouri Valley regular season and tournament champ); and Michigan (fourth place in the Big Ten but winner of its tournament). Villanova and Kansas are number one seeds and Michigan is a three. Loyola was seeded eleven, but should have been considerably higher.
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Loyola reminds me of Drake University’s 1969 final four team. They took Lew Alcindor (then) and UCLA to the wire in game one and then beat North Carolina in game two (back when they had a consolation game). I’ll be cheering for you until you play the Jayhawks (hopefully).
Michigan is going to win it all.
Yep remember they used to have the consolation game?
Remember the NFL playoffs bowl, played between teams which had lost in the first round of the playoffs? I recall Vince Lombardi hated that game.......
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