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Against former team, Patsos leads Siena over Loyola Maryland
Against former team, Patsos leads Siena over Loyola Maryland

The applause and cheers that earlier filled Reitz Arena on Saturday night turned into screaming and a near-fight during an emotionally charged return for former Loyola Maryland and current Siena men's basketball coach Jimmy Patsos. In a matchup between the Greyhounds' all-time winningest coach in Division I and his former assistant and eventual successor, Patsos bested G.G. Smith. His Saints scored 51 points in the second half of an 81-71 victory before an announced 1,023, which included Hall of Fame coach Gary Williams, Patsos' mentor at Maryland. If the night was an emotional one for Patsos, he didn't show it at the postgame news conference. Loyola “probably...

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