All posts by Jesse Kramer

About Jesse Kramer

Jesse Kramer is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Catch and Shoot. He is a sophomore at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. He also writes for Wildcat Digest on 247Sports. In the past, he has worked as a reporter for The Daily Northwestern and a featured columnist for Bleacher Report.
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    Loyola moves to 3-0 in Spain

    Loyola held off Eurocolegio Casvi’s late comeback attempt Saturday to improve to 3-0 on its summer trip to Spain with a 69-67 victory. After trailing early in the first quarter, Loyola recovered to take a 35-32 lead...

    • Posted August 21, 2016
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    Loyola opens Spain trip with victory

    Senior guard Milton Doyle scored 22 points Sunday as Loyola eased to a 76-59 win against Barcelona All-Stars in the opening leg of the team’s summer trip to Spain. The Ramblers led by 20 points at halftime,...

    • Posted August 15, 2016
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    Detroit announces non-conference slate

    Detroit released its 2016-17 non-conference schedule Tuesday for its first season under coach Bacari Alexander. The Titans’ slate is highlighted by an appearance in the NIT Season Tip-Off, which will send them to Illinois and Florida in...

    • Posted August 2, 2016
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    Big man Cameron Krutwig commits to Loyola

    Jacobs High School forward Cameron Krutwig announced his commitment to Loyola on Tuesday. The 6-foot-8 senior is one of the top recruits in the Chicago area in the class of 2017. Very excited to say that I've committed to...

    • Posted August 2, 2016
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    UIC releases 2016-17 non-conference schedule

    UIC announced its 2016-2017 non-conference schedule Monday, and the headliners are DePaul, Grand Canyon, Loyola and Northern Illinois. When you factor in UIC welcoming seven newcomers to the 2016-2017 roster, in addition to the six returnees from last season,...

    • Posted August 2, 2016
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    Bradley alumni rekindle Cinderella magic at summer tournament

    Bradley basketball has had very little worth cheering about since the program’s 2006 NCAA Tournament run to the Sweet 16. Now the alumni that brought the Braves to the national stage 10 years ago have changed that by crashing...

    • Posted July 28, 2016
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    Montel James signs pro contract in France

    Former Loyola forward Montel James has signed a professional contract with Angers BC 49 in France, he confirmed to The Catch and Shoot on Saturday. Angers competes in NM1, the third tier pro league in France. The team...

    • Posted July 9, 2016
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    Local names to play in The Basketball Tournament

    If you’ve been craving summer basketball, the next three-and-a-half weeks are meant for you. The third annual The Basketball Tournament begins this weekend with former pro and college players teaming up in a 64 team, single elimination,...

    • Posted July 7, 2016
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    Horizon League changes conference tournament format

    The Horizon League Tournament has changed its format for the 2016-17 season, getting rid of a double bye for the top two seeds. The new format is the same as what other 10-team leagues use: the top six...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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    Olaniyan to transfer from SIU

    Senior Bola Olaniyan has been released from his scholarship at Southern Illinois, the school announced this week. Olaniyan was one of the most improved players in the Missouri Valley last season. The 6-foot-7 center averaged 7.8 points...

    • Posted June 30, 2016
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