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Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, better known as Sister Jean, celebrates her birthday with fans and special guests at Loyola University on Aug. 21, 2019. (WTTW News)

Loyola University is celebrating the centennial of Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, better known as Sister Jean, all week. Gov. J.B. Pritzker helped kick off celebrations Wednesday.

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Loyola University Chicago men’s basketball coach Porter Moser speaks to the press March 19, 2018. (Chicago Tonight)

Loyola-Chicago coach Porter Moser says he plans to stay at the school after he reportedly talked to St. John’s about its job.

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Longtime Chicago sportswriter Fred Mitchell tells us about his new book as we look back at the Loyola Ramblers’ magical season – just one year ago – when they went all the way to the Final Four.

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Bill Behrns, Loyola University Chicago.

Loyola’s Cinderella story came to an end Saturday when the men’s basketball team was bested by Michigan, but that doesn’t mean the competition is over.

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Loyola Ramblers fans cheer on the team at in Rogers Park bar Bruno’s on Thursday, March 15, 2018.

The underdog Ramblers take on the 3rd-seeded Michigan Wolverines on Saturday evening. Where to watch the game in and around Chicago.

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Jerry Harkness, Loyola basketball (1960-1963)

Loyola University Chicago’s NCAA Cinderella story has put the Ramblers in the national spotlight once again. We remember the 1963 championship team.

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“It’s all about Michigan. It’s all about what we have to do to stop them, and what we have to do to score,” Loyola men’s basketball coach Porter Moser said Tuesday.

Loyola suits up for its final practice before heading to San Antonio for a Final Four date with Michigan.

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Loyola University Chicago men’s basketball coach Porter Moser speaks to the press March 19, 2018. (Chicago Tonight)

Loyola never looked back in this one. After three heart-pounding wins that came down to the last shot, the Ramblers fate was rarely ever in doubt Saturday as they dominated 9th-seeded Kansas State 78-62 en route to the NCAA Final Four.

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Loyola Ramblers fans cheer on the team at in Rogers Park bar Bruno’s on Thursday, March 15, 2018.

As has become the norm in the Loyola Rambler’s heart-pounding NCAA Tournament run, it came down to the final seconds on Thursday against the Nevada Wolf Pack.

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The Loyola Ramblers get ready for their Sweet 16 matchup after Saturday’s stunning last-second victory.

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“Sister Jean? She’s our heart and soul,” said guard Marques Townes.

It’s been 33 years since Loyola University was in the NCAA Tournament. But they’re back, and dreaming of repeating the magic of the school’s 1963 national championship team.

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(Virginia Barreda / Chicago Tonight)

Head Coach Porter Moser says the No. 1-ranked team needs to keep its eye on the ball ahead of Friday’s game in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament. “We’ve got our work cut out for us and we’ve got to focus in on that.”

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Sheryl Swoopes

The basketball legend is now a coach here in Chicago, and she's helping the Loyola women's basketball team give it their best shot.