Loyola celebrates 50th anniversary of NCAA Champion basketball team

February 14, 2013 10:00:00 PM PST
Loyola University Chicago is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its 1963 National Championship basketball team.

It was an extraordinary team and a game that helped change the sport forever.

Loyola and Mississippi State played against each other in a historic NCAA tournament.

Loyola is recognizing the 1963 team during halftime during their game against University of Illinois at Chicago Saturday. Some of the players have come back to be honored in the ceremony.