- September 23, 2011
- 12:01 am
- Steve Christensen
Annual tip-off luncheon set for October 27
Loyola basketball fans can get geared up for the 2011-12 season by attending the annual Loyola Basketball Tip-Off Luncheon, which will be held on Thursday, October 27, at noon, at Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse (33 W. Kinzie) in Chicago.
As part of the program, first-year Rambler men’s coach Porter Moser and third-year women’s coach Eric Simpson will address the crowd and talk about the upcoming season. Fans can reserve a seat for $40 or purchase a table of 10 for $350.
Moser, who spent the last four seasons on the staff under Rick Majerus at Saint Louis University, welcomes back junior forward Ben Averkamp (12.0 ppg, 5.3 rpg) and senior forwards Jordan Hicks (11.7 ppg, 4.7 rpg) and Walt Gibler (9.4 ppg, 4.4 rpg), from a team that won 16 contests a year ago.
The Loyola women’s squad is led by junior guard Monica Albano, who ranked fifth in the Horizon League with 16.7 points per game in 2010-11, senior forward Ellen Ayoub (10.8 ppg, 5.4 rpg), and junior forward Abby Skube (10.0 ppg, 4.1 rpg).
Seating at the luncheon is limited to 200 people, so make your reservations today by calling 773.508.WOLF or visiting LUC.edu/athletics/luncheon.