Save 75% - Only $49.99 for 1 full year! digitalPLUS subscription offer ends 12/1

Topics

Siena Saints
Familiar faces await Loyola men's basketball coach G.G. Smith this year
Familiar faces await Loyola men's basketball coach G.G. Smith this year

The roots of Loyola Maryland basketball coach G.G. Smith are spread wide. They go all the way out to Lubbock, Texas, where his father, Tubby Smith, is now in his second season at Texas Tech, after spending the past two decades in more high-profile coaching jobs. They also can be found in Loudonville, N.Y., where his former boss, Jimmy Patsos, is in his second season at Siena. Because the younger Smith wants to move from the shadows cast by his father and Patsos, but also keep those ties strong, his Greyhounds will go on the road to face the Red Raiders in their season opener Friday and welcome the Saints to Reitz Arena on Nov. 29. “I'm very fortunate for what Jimmy did for...

Loading