Loyola Ramblers basketball

Loyola Ramblers basketball history

Loyola University Chicago (Chicago, IL)
Joseph J. Gentile Arena, aka The Joe
Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10)

Current head coach: Drew Valentine (2021-)

  • Asst: Amorrow Morgan (2021-)
  • Asst: Sean Dwyer (2021-)
  • Asst: Patrick Wallace (2021-)
  • Special Advisor to the HC: Dan Hipsher (2021-)
  • DBO: London Dokubo (2019-)
  • DPD: Jake Baughman (2021-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  1  (1963)
  • Final Four Appearances:  2  (1963, 2018)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  5  (1963, 1964, 1985, 2018, 2021)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  8  (1963, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1985, 2018, 2021, 2022)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  15-7
  • NIT Championships:  0  (Runner-up in 1939, 1949)
  • NIT Appearances:  5  (1939, 1949, 1952, 1980, 2019)
  • NIT Overall Record:  5-5
  • CBI Championships:  1  (2015)
  • CBI Appearances:  1  (2015)
  • CBI Overall Record:  5-0
  • NAIA Tournament Appearances:  1  (1943)
  • NAIA Tournament Overall Record:  0-1
  • Helms Foundation National Championships:  1  (1963)

Conference Titles (Horizon League, Missouri Valley, Atlantic 10):

Award Winners:




Loyola (IL) head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Drew Valentine 2021-Pres 25-8 0 1 0
Porter Moser 2011-21 188-141 3 2 0
Jim Whitesell 2004-11 109-107 0 0 0
Larry Farmer 1998-2004 71-102 0 0 0
Ken Burmeister 1994-98 40-71 0 0 0
Will Rey 1989-94 45-96 0 0 0
Gene Sullivan 1980-89 149-114 3 1 0
Jerry Lyne 1975-80 72-74 1 0 0
George Ireland 1951-75 318-255 0 4 1
John Jordan 1950-51 15-14 0 0 0
Tom Haggerty 1945-50 111-41 0 0 0
John Connelly 1942-43 12-10 0 1^ 0
Lenny Sachs 1923-42 224-129 0 0 0
Jack Tierney 1922-23 5-7
Harry Rhodes 1921-22 0-6
Bill Feeney 1920-21 7-4
Percy Moore 1915-16 10-3

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions

^ These appearances were in the NAIA Tournament

NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA.