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USF/Loyola Chicago: How To Watch, Listen, Or Stream SLC’s Bracket Buster Matchup

Jan 5, 2022, 7:24 PM
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INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - MARCH 21: Sister Jean celebrates the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers win over the Illinois Fighting Illini in the NCAA Basketball Tournament second round at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 21, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images)
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SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake Community College’s Bruin Arena will play host to one of the top non-conference in Division I Men’s Basketball this year in USF vs Loyola Chicago.

Both squads put this game together on short notice after they saw their respective league games postponed due to opponents experiencing issues with COVID-19.

USF and Loyola Chicago have previously met six times in their histories. Both schools are Jesuit programs with the series dating back to 1949. The last meeting took place on November 27, 2010, in San Francisco, a game the Ramblers won over the Dons, 63-62.

Both USF and Loyola Chicago come into Thursday’s Salt Lake City tilt projected as at-large bids in the 2022 NCAA Tournament. The Ramblers as of Wednesday were ranked No. 18 in the NET rankings, with the Dons checking in at No. 32.

USF vs Loyola Chicago

Where: Salt Lake Community College’s Lifetime Activities Center (Bruin Arena)

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

When: Thursday, January 6th

Tip-off: Noon (MT)/11 a.m. (PT)

USF/Loyola Chicago: How To Watch

TV: None

How To Stream USF vs Loyola Chicago

The stream of USF/Loyola Chicago will be on streaming platforms WCC Network and ScenicWestNetwork.com.

The WCC Network link to the stream doesn’t indicate a fee for the broadcast.

WCC Network stream for USF/Loyola Chicago

Meanwhile, the ScenicWestNetwork.com site, broadcasting partner of the Scenic West Athletic Conference (Junior College), home of Salt Lake Community College, lists the stream at a single game fee of $8.

Link to USF vs Loyola Chicago stream on ScenicWestNetwork.com

How To Listen

Loyola Chicago’s radio broadcast of the game will be available on LoyolaRamblers.com.

USF’s radio call with Patrick Olson on the mic will begin at 11:45 a.m. (MT)/10:45 a.m. (PT) on KNBR in the Bay Area.

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San Francisco Fast Facts

2021-22 Record: 13-1 (0-0 WCC)

Head Coach: Todd Golden

Golden’s Coaching Record: 46-27 (3rd season at USF)

Conference: West Coast Conference

NET: 32

KenPom: 34

Sagarin: 45

Loyola Chicago Fast Facts

2021-22 Record: 9-2 (1-0 MVC)

Head Coach: Drew Valentine

Valentine’s Coaching Record: 9-2 (1st season)

Conference: Missouri Valley Conference

NET: 18

KenPom: 21

Sagarin: 33

Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for KSLsports.com and host of the Cougar Tracks Podcast (SUBSCRIBE) and Cougar Sports Saturday (Saturday from 12–3 p.m.) on KSL Newsradio. Follow him on Twitter: @Mitch_Harper.

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