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After roller-coaster season, Loyola enters Arch Madness as No. 1 seed

Mar 03, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

After Loyola earned a share of its second consecutive Missouri Valley Conference regular-season title Saturday, coach Porter Moser looked out at the crowd of nearly 5,000 decked out in maroon and gold at Gentile Arena.

""We're not finished yet,'' Moser promised before the Ramblers cut down the nets.

One year ago, Moser made the same promise after Loyola was crowned the MVC regular-season champion. He ultimately guided the Ramblers to their first Final Four appearance since 1963.

This season, however, Loyola's situation is different. The Ramblers (19-12) enter Arch Madness, which starts Thursday in St. Louis, as the No. 1 seed, but there isn't a clear favorite to win the conference tourna...