Loyola announced Tuesday that it has hired Kate Achter, who was an assistant at Xavier last season and the team's recruiting coordinator, to replace Sheryl Swoopes as head coach.
2016 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/13L 84-77
- 11/17W 86-75
- 11/21L 77-50
- 11/25L 68-59
- 11/28W 82-71
- 12/2L 68-45
- 12/619L 76-47
- 12/1312L 81-72
- 12/16L 65-51
- 12/2117W 88-75
- 12/28W 57-50
- 1/3W 67-54
- 1/8W 63-49
- 1/10W 69-68
- 1/15W 60-55
- 1/17L 73-62
- 1/22L 62-48
- 1/24W 57-41
- 1/29W 64-60
- 1/31L 81-65
- 2/5W 83-59
- 2/7W 67-54
- 2/12L 91-81
- 2/14L 65-62
- 2/19W 73-61
- 2/21L 74-71
- 2/26L 91-61
- 2/28L 63-52
- 3/5W 69-63
- 3/11L 73-64
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Two days after she was let go by Loyola, Sheryl Swoopes said she felt "vindicated" by the result of a 2 1/2-month investigation conducted by the school.
Loyola University has parted ways with women's basketball coach Sheryl Swoopes, following an investigation into allegations against her by former players.
Cate Soane, who left the Loyola Chicago women's basketball team after the 2013-14 season, said coach Sheryl Swoopes created a hostile environment around the team.
After several allegations of verbal abuse and harassment made recently in women's basketball, it's clear the issue isn't going away. But it's also important to look at each case individually.
Loyola University Chicago will conduct an internal investigation of women's basketball coach Sheryl Swoopes following a mass exodus of players from the program, the school said in a statement.
Taylor Johnson scored 24 points and Sam Lambrigtsen added a career-high 21 as Loyola of Chicago shocked No. 17 DePaul 88-75 on Monday.
Christen Inman scored 25 points, including six in a 10-0 surge in the fourth quarter, to lift No. 12 Northwestern to an 81-72 win over Loyola of Chicago on Sunday.
Aerial Powers scored 18 points, including 10-for-10 shooting from the line, and No. 19 Michigan State coasted to a 76-47 win over Loyola Chicago on Sunday.
No. 25 DePaul rolls by Loyola-Chicago 109-84
No. 19 Michigan St. routs Loyola of Chicago 90-38
Bria Smith scored 16 points and No. 5 Louisville routed Loyola Chicago 101-54 on Saturday night in the first round of the Preseason WNIT, spoiling the debut of Ramblers coach Sheryl Swoopes.
Sheryl Swoopes is not a spokesperson, not a contrarian, just herself. That's apparent in the Nine for IX documentary "Swoopes," and it's clear as she interacts with her new team at Loyola University Chicago.
In a city rich with basketball history, women's basketball has struggled to sustain popularity in Chicago. The additions of two prominent names could change that.
Sheryl Swoopes was simply looking for an assistant coaching job when she contacted Loyola of Chicago two weeks ago.
Sheryl Swoopes, one of the top players is women's basketball history, is the new coach at Loyola of Chicago.
Sarah Eichler scored 16 points and Adrian Ritchie added 15 points as No. 20 Green Bay beat Loyola of Chicago 54-38 Sunday in the Horizon League tournament championship game.
Megan Lukin scored 19 points, Adrian Ritchie had 17 and No. 20 Green Bay won its 20th straight game by defeating Loyola of Chicago, 63-37, Thursday night.