2012 Metro Atlantic NCAA Rep Loyola Off To The Patriot League For 2013-14

Maybe it's because I haven't been paying a lot of attention over the past couple of days, but I wasn't expecting this news at all. However, since it is on the Patriot League website, so it's official. Loyola's jump, combined with Boston University's announcement from earlier this summer, means the Patriot League will have 10 basketball members for the 2013-14 campaign. That's an ideal number for scheduling -- 18 games in a perfect round-robin.

Unlike the Terriers, who are barred from the 2013 America East Tournament because of their pending move, the Greyhounds will remain in the field for the MAAC's postseason event, according to CBS's Jon Rothstein. That means we may have another Jimmy Patsos press conference or two to look forward too come March.

Look for Loyola's local rivalries with Navy and American to receive a boost after this chapter in realignment.

Now, it's the MAAC's turn to make a move to get back to 10 ... or maybe even more if they want to complicate things.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Blogging the Bracket

You must be a member of Blogging the Bracket to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Blogging the Bracket. You should read them.

Join Blogging the Bracket

You must be a member of Blogging the Bracket to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Blogging the Bracket. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker