Author Archives: Laura Amato

Marques Townes: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

He’s helped take the country by storm. Marques Townes always knew Loyola Chicago was talented, but even he would admit that he’s just as surprised by the Ramblers’ NCAA Tournament run as anyone. And, more importantly, he’s having the time of his basketball life. Townes kept this particular Cinderella dancing, draining the game-winning shot in the Sweet 16, but it’s ...

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Porter Moser: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Porter Moser and the Loyola Chicago men’s basketball team are ready to take over the sport’s world. And, so far, they’re doing a pretty good job. The squad has become the darling of this year’s NCAA Tournament, capturing final-second victories and sinking last-second shots with a flair for the dramatic that has led to headlines and spotlights and a few ...

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Wendell Carter Jr.’s Family: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Wendell Carter Jr. has always loved basketball. And for good reason. After all, both of his parents were standouts in the sport and after years watching his mom and dad succeed, Carter is ready for his own moment in the hoops spotlight. The Blue Devils freshman standout has been a big-time spark down low for his squad all season and, ...

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Dean Wade’s Family: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Dean Wade is ready to get back out there. The Kansas State star told reporters he was “98 percent sure” he would play in the Wildcats’ Sweet 16 matchup against Kentucky, adding, “I don’t know if they can keep me out of this one.” The 6-foot-10, all-Big 12 selection missed K-State’s last three games, including the squad’s first two in ...

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Leonard Hamilton: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Leonard Hamilton has been patrolling the sidelines for decades. The long-time Florida State coach took over the program more than two decades ago and while it’s been a long and winding career, it might be reaching another high-point. After all, the Seminoles just took down top-seeded Xavier in the Round of 32 and the squad is hoping to notch another ...

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