St. John’s takes on Loyola-Maryland Greyhounds tonight at Carnesecca Arena, in the season opener for both teams.
It’s here! It’s here! Opening day!
Who: St. John’s Red Storm (16-17 in 2017-18) vs Loyola Maryland Greyhounds (20-8 in 2017-18)
Where: Carnesecca Arena
When: Tuesday, November 6, 6:30 PM
TV: YES or FSN outside NY area (Announcers: John Fanta & Sarah Kustok) | FoxSports GO
Audio: 570 WMCA | Tune In
Last meeting: St. John’s and Loyola MD have not since the Great Depression was in full swing. The teams played 10 times between 1920 and 1932, winning 49-32 on December 14, 1932.
Loyola Rankings & School Notes
Last season final KenPom Ranking: 323 | Preseason KenPom Ranking: 298
School size: 6,050 (4,000 undergraduates)
School is academically known for: the Sellinger School of Management. The CFO of JUUL Labs is a grad, for e-cigarette fans.
Notable alumni: Tom Clancy, basketball coach Skip Prosser (R.I.P.)
Me, I’m just working “Chuck Champion” into every comment and tweet tonight. David will be on Twitter, you can chat here or there. Let’s keep the commenting clean tonight, no low blows, and let’s watch basketball!