Sept. 11, 2007
Baltimore, Md. - The Greyhounds men's basketball team was the selected program among the 10 teams in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference to be featured in ESPN.com's ShootAround, a conference-by-conference preview of all 31 Division I men's leagues. ESPN.com's Mid-Major expert Kyle Whelliston previews the MAAC and offers an in-depth look at the turnaround the Greyhounds have enjoyed under fourth-year head coach Jimmy Patsos. For the complete preview and story, click here.
Senior forward Michael Tuck, the lone member of the 2003-04 team that remains on the roster, also discusses how different the program is four years later. The Greyhounds are expected to compete for the MAAC title this season and have been selected either first or second in most of the preseason prognostications.
Practice for the Greyhounds officially begins on October 12 and Loyola will host Villa Julie in an exhibition on November 2 at Reitz Arena before opening the season November 9 at Towson.