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The Ramblers have been underrated all season.
The Wolfpack miss their point guard.
That's the word from Steve Fezzik, who picked Loyola to get here in the first place. With Brad Powers, from Las Vegas.
"Steve has always been a unique guy, an extroverted Math Geek. A Chess Candidate Master (and High School State 2nd-place finisher), later a Fellow in the Society Of Actuaries, Steve was a Vice President for a Major Los Angeles Insurance Company 1995-2001.
"However, his passion was always getting the edge over the casinos. Throughout the 1990s Fezzik would travel almost every weekend in the fall to bet football in Nevada. By the late 1990s he was making more per hour doing this, than his regular job, and enjoying it much more.
"In 2001, Fezzik moved to Las Vegas and stayed under the radar initially. However, his success in high-end sports betting tournaments put an end to that. During the decade Fezzik won six major sports betting tournaments, winning close to a million dollars!
In perhaps the most notable achievement public sports betting achievement ever, Fezzik won the Las Vegas Hilton SuperContest in back to back seasons (2008 and 2009) besting a field of over 300+ each time. This contest is widely regarded at THE World Series of Sports Betting, and Steve is the only two-time winner!"
About Brad Powers, whom we suspect is from Chicago because of the way he says "Lie-oyola:"
"Brad's educational background includes a cum laude graduate degree from Bowling Green State University with a B.S. in Journalism."
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