Top-seeded Loyola will make the short trek to Annapolis, Maryland on Saturday to face familiar ECAC foe Denver in a NCAA Quarterfinals matchup. It will be the third meeting of the season between the two teams. Loyola and Denver have met five times all-time, with the series tied 2-2.
This is the 20th all-time appearance for Loyola in the NCAA Championships, 18th at the Division I level. The Greyhounds are 9-19 all-time in tournament play, 9-17 at the Division I level. This is Loyola's 13th NCAA Quarterfinals appearance, and first since 2001.
If the Greyhounds win Saturday, it will be the first time they have advanced to the NCAA semifinals since 1998.
Here is what you need to know for Saturday's game:
Game Day and Time: Saturday, May 19, 2012, 2:30 p.m. ET
Location: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, MD
Television Coverage: ESPN2, ESPN3. Eamon McAnaney and Quint Kessenich have the call, with Paul Carcaterra on the sidelines.
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