Chicago athletes and teams celebrate Loyola’s trip to the Elite 8

SHARE Chicago athletes and teams celebrate Loyola’s trip to the Elite 8

Marques Townes celebrate hitting a three-pointer in Loyola’s win over Nevada. | John Amis/AP Photo

The Ramblers’ Cinderella story will keep rambling along after a 69-68 win over Nevada in the Sweet 16 Thursday night. It’s the third straight game where Loyola has hit a huge shot in the waning seconds to clinch victory, a perfect trend for the most surprising story still left in this year’s NCAA Tournament.

To celebrate Loyola’s Elite 8 trip, athletes and teams from across Chicago gave love on social media to the city’s college basketball darling. Let’s round up the pixel party.

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