Loyola Basketball Teams Embark On Patriot League Championships

March 2, 2014

2014 Patriot League Men's Basketball Championships Bracket
2014 Patriot League Women's Basketball Championships Bracket

BALTIMORE - The Loyola University Maryland men's and women's basketball teams start play in their first Patriot League Championships this week with the men kicking off the action Monday, March 3, with a home game against Lafayette College.

The Greyhounds finished tied for seventh in the Patriot League regular-season standings and enter the Championships as the No. 8 seed by virtue of tie-breaking procedures. Loyola (11-18 overall, 6-12 Patriot League) will host Lafayette (10-19, 6-12) in a 7:30 p.m. game on Monday in Reitz Arena. Tickets are on sale through

The winner of the Loyola-Lafayette game will advance to the quarterfinal round to face No. 1 seed Boston University (22-9, 15-3), the Patriot League regular-season champion, on Wednesday, March 5, at 7 p.m. in the Terriers' Agganis Arena.

Loyola's women (5-24, 2-16) will be the No. 10 seed in the Championships and will face seventh-seeded Boston University (12-19, 7-11) on Tuesday, March 4, at 7 p.m. in the Terriers' Case Gymnasium.

Both first round games will air live on the Patriot League Network and will be available in free, streaming HD on

For more information on the Championships, visit the Patriot League's men's tournament central page and women's tournament central page.