Loyola men’s hoops receives votes in latest NAIA poll

Tue, 12/11/2012

(New Orleans, La.) The Loyola University New Orleans men’s basketball team received votes in the latest NAIA Top 25 Poll announced today by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. Loyola received 11 votes in this rating period, up from three votes last week. The Wolf Pack have garnered votes in all three polls released this season.

The Pack placed 30th out of teams mentioned in the current poll. Last week, Loyola was 34th in the ratings. LU received 24 votes in the preseason poll that was released in October. The next poll will be released January 8th.

Loyola’s Robert Lovaglio is 2nd in the NAIA in total scoring with 285 points and 7th in scoring average with 23.75 points per game this season. McCall Tomeny is 17th in the NAIA with 92 rebounds on the season.

The Wolf Pack is riding a three game win streak, their longest of the season, and returns to action on Saturday against Southern University of New Orleans. Tip off in the Castle on SUNO’s campus is slated for 4 p.m. The Knights (4-1) are ranked 25th in this week’s poll, down four spots from last week. SUNO defeated Loyola 78-70 earlier this season in The Den.

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