INDIANAPOLIS (CBS) — Loyola is back in the Sweet 16 again.
Having beaten the Fighting Illini in an upset on Sunday, the Ramblers are just two wins away from repeating their historic run to the Final Four in 2018.READ MORE: Rangers Stay Red Hot, Get 4 Points From Panarin In Rout Of Blackhawks
Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year Cameron Krutwig was part of that magical team as a freshman.READ MORE: NYC Hospitality Alliance: Mayor De Blasio 'Grinch' For Vaccine Mandate That May Keep Tourists With Young Children Away
Now, he is hoping to bookend his college career – with another deep run as a senior.
“We came into this tournament, you know, ranked like 17th in the country in the AP poll – you know?” Krutwig said. “We got an eighth seed. That’s just the hand we were dealt. But that’s the great thing about us – we can adapt to any style of play, really, and you know, you can’t not think that you’re one of the best teams in the country. You’ve got to think that. You’ve got to play like it, and you know, we’re excited to get to the next one.”MORE NEWS: Hate Crimes Spike Citywide, New NYPD Data Reveals
Loyola will next play Oregon State. Tipoff is Saturday at 2:40 p.m., and the game is on CBS.