Sister Jean Now 100: Milestone for the Beloved Loyola Hoops Nun

When it comes to March Madness, Sister Jean is second to “nun.” At least in age.The chaplain of Loyola University Chicago’s men’s basketball team, who rose to prominence during the 2018 NCAA Tournament when the Ramblers reached the Final Four, turned 100 on Aug. 21.

Sister Jean, Breath of Fresh Air

With all the rumblings surrounding corruption in college basketball and the NCAA in general, this year’s NCAA Tournament has been a breath of fresh air in the form of Sister Jean from Loyola University Chicago.

Prayer, Solid Teamwork Clinches Wins for Loyola, Says Nun-Chaplain

A religious sister who is the longtime chaplain of the Loyola University Chicago men’s basketball team credited the pre-game prayer and the players’ solid teamwork for the Ramblers’ thrilling last-second 64-62 win over the University of Miami on March 15.

(Photo courtesy St. Francis College Athletic Communications)

St. Francis Women Capture NEC Title

The St. Francis Brooklyn Women’s Basketball Team defeated Robert Morris, 77-62, and are headed to the NCAA Tournament and will be going dancing.