March Madness 2021: Why Cubs’ David Ross is rooting for Loyola Chicago

Maddie Lee
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March Madness: Why David Ross is rooting for Loyola originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

MESA, Ariz. -- The Illinois-Loyola rivalry is heating up, even in the Cubs’ Zoom press conferences.

For March Madness, the Cubs picked team names out of a hat. Manager David Ross ended up with Loyola Chicago.

“Sahadev, why are you shaking your head?” Ross quipped Sunday morning, to The Athletic’s Sahadev Sharma, an unabashed Illinois fan.

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The TV in the Sloan Park press box showed the Ramblers up on the Fighting Illini. By halftime, Loyola had a 33-24 lead in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

The winner of Sunday’s game is scheduled to play either Oklahoma State or Oregon State in the Sweet 16.

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