Loyola's Porter Moser Calls Donte Ingram's Game-Winner 'Storybook'

Loyola will face third-seeded Tennessee in the second round Saturday.

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March 16, 2018 - 12:19 pm
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(670 The Score) It had to end that way. That's what Loyola coach Porter Moser thought of senior wing Donte Ingram hitting the game-winning 3-pointer with 0.3 seconds left to lift the 11th-seeded Ramblers to an upset 64-62 win against the sixth-seeded Miami Hurricanes in the first round of the South Region in Dallas on Thursday.

"How appropo that Loyola-Chicago hits a game-winner by a homegrown Chicago kid, Donte Ingram from Simeon," Moser said in an interview with Mike Mulligan and Zach Zaidman on 670 The Score on Friday morning. "I mean, just a perfect storybook script for him. I'm just really happy for him, and I'm happy for our guys. They believed. It's amazing in any walk of life, any company, anything, if you got a group of people that believe, work together and are unselfish (what you can do) -- that's what this group is. They're high-character guys. It was surreal, just to see the atmosphere. I can't tell you how amazing the following of Loyola was there. It was bigger than any of the (other) teams there at the regional. That was so cool."

Loyola (29-5) will face third-seeded Tennessee (26-8) in the second round Saturday.

"These guys didn't just want to come here and be happy that we were in the dance," Moser said of his Ramblers.

"They wanted to come in here and compete and win and show people we are good."