Report: Nevada to get rematch with Loyola-Chicago in 2018
Reno, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) —
Nevada Basketball's incredible season came to a hard-fought end in the Sweet 16 against Loyola-Chicago, falling by a one point in a 69-68 finish. According to CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein, the two teams will get a chance at a rematch next season as part of the annual Mountain West-Missouri Valley Challenge.
Nevada's run to the Sweet 16 was the first for the program since the 2003-4 season. The 11-seeded Ramblers went on to defeat Kansas State to advance to the Final Four, before being knocked out by No. 3 Michigan on Saturday in San Antonio. The Wolverines play No. 1 Villanova tonight in the National Championship.