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.