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NCAA Tournament: Tennessee to face 11-seed Loyola-Chicago on Saturday

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The matchup is set.

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-First Round-Miami vs Loyola Chicago Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Tennessee will face the 11th seeded Loyola-Chicago Ramblers on Saturday in Dallas. The Volunteers took care of business against Wright State, while Loyola-Chicago downed Miami with a last second three pointer to advance.

Loyola-Chicago is 29-5, winners of the Missouri Valley Conference. They’ve won 11 in a row with their last blemish coming at the hands of Bradley in January.

Loyola-Chicago had four players in double digits against Miami, including three guards. KenPom currently has them ranked 42nd in the country, compared to Tennessee at 11th.

We’ll do a deeper dive on the Ramblers tonight, with a full preview up in the morning.


UPDATE: Tennessee will take on Loyola-Chicago at 6:10 on Saturday night. The game will be aired on TNT.