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Rambling to the Sweet 16: The "R" word applies to Loyola, too

25 March 2018, 12:39 | Kristen Gross

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March Madness 2018: Fans can't get enough of Loyola Chicago's Sister Jean

And how neat is this: On Feb. 2, 2011, Loyola held a Sister Jean Dolores Schimdt BVM bobblehead night.

Donte Ingram scored the winning 3-point basket at the buzzer during the first-round game in Dallas.

A good amount of fans in the Windy City, even those loyal Ramblers followers, probably didn't expect Chicago to still have a team playing in the NCAA Tournament.

In the locker room before the game, Sr.

"It just means the world to us to bring that pride back to this program", senior guard Ben Richardson said. "Oh, thank God, thank God we did it, because we knew we would do it", replied Sr. "We've had many games in the conference tournament".

Loyola has received dozens of national media requests for Sister Jean. "We said we would be careful of our shots, careful not to foul". "They just share the ball", she said of the current players.

"I'm blessed, so blessed that Loyola University, the administrators, the fan base, they were steadfast on how I was saying I was going to do it with good kids, good people. And so was the team of '63".

Loyola-Chicago coach Porter Moser gestures to his team during the second half of a second-round game against Tennessee at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Dallas, Saturday, March 17, 2018.

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The nun has been at Loyola-Chicago for more than a half-century and was inducted into their Athletics Hall of Fame previous year.

Cheerleaders wave to her. Students pop in for chats at her office in the student center.

After missing nine games this season - a rarity during her tenure - because of a broken hip, she returned late in the season to watch home games in the tunnel from her wheelchair.

Her pregame prayer with the team was once characterized by an ESPN writer as a mix of prayer, scouting report and motivational speech.

"You know how much she's praying for you", he continued. On Sunday they topped that, rallying from a 22-point deficit with 11 minutes to go to beat the second-seeded Bearcats 75-73 to advance to their first Sweet 16 in 14 years. Jean usually leads the entire crowd in a prayer before tip-off.

With Parker's Vols no longer dancing, Sister Jean invited the two-time WNBA MVP to hop on the Ramblers bandwagon after reporter Rosalyn Gold-Onwude asked if the nun would accept Parker's apology for rooting against her.

Born in San Francisco in 1919, Sr. Returning to California after entering the convent in Iowa - she joined the order in 1937 when she was 18 - she taught elementary school and volunteered as a coach in public schools in Los Angeles when she was teaching in that city.



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