Loyola was an afterthought nationally when it embarked on its men's lacrosse season more than three months ago.
The Loyola lacrosse team's chatty defense gave the sport something remarkable to talk about Monday.
Scott Ratliff snared a groundball and looked diagonally down the field Saturday afternoon. Justin Ward was there, below the scoreboard that showed so little time standing between top-seeded Loyola and the final four.
As Loyola convened its huddle at the start of Sundays fourth overtime at Georgetown, coach Charley Toomey asked his team if it was having fun yet.