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With Jimmy Patsos returning to play Loyola, 'it's going to be fun'

On the same day Ralph Friedgen returns to Maryland as offensive coordinator of the Rutgers football team, another local coaching personality will be back on familiar ground. Jimmy Patsos will take his Siena basketball team Saturday night into Reitz Arena, where in eight seasons Patsos led Loyola Maryland from, the season before he arrived, a 1-27 laughingstock to an NCAA tournament team for the first time in nearly two decades. Patsos already has returned Siena, a onetime power in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, to respectability. A year ago, after leaving Loyola following his ninth season, Patsos coached the Saints to a 20-18 record and the College Basketball Invitational...

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