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Loyola's Moser hopes Ramblers run opens door for mid-majors

Loyola-Chicago's miraculous run to the Final Four will be remembered for clutch shots, the "Wall of Culture," a couple of guards who have been playing together since grade-school and, of course, Sister Jean.

Regardless of whether the Ramblers beat Michigan (32-7) in the Final Four on Saturday night at the Alamodome to become the lowest seeded team to reach the national championship game, they have been the stars of this NCAA Tournament. Coach Porter Moser hopes his team's legacy is more than just memorable moments. Maybe the Ramblers' success can help turn around a troubling trend for programs from mid-major conferences that are finding it increasingly difficult to...

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