Waco: MCC transfer shines in NCAA Tournament run

(Photo by Steve Woltmann/Loyola Athletics)
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) One of the best story-lines of the NCAA Tournament has been Loyola-Chicago.

Of course there's Sister Jean, the team's 98-year old chaplain, who has become one of the faces of March Madness 2018.

And then there's McLennan Community College transfer guard Aundre Jackson.

Jackson is from the Fort Worth area and played two years for the Highlanders, before heading to The Windy City to play for Loyola-Chicago.

On Thursday night, he starred in the upstart Ramblers win over Nevada in the Sweet 16.

Jackson had 15 points and a couple of pivotal buckets down the stretch, to help seal the win and send his team to Elite 8, just one game away from the Final Four.

After the game, Jackson said he’s excited about possibly coming back to Texas for the Final Four next weekend in San Antonio.

If Loyola-Chicago can beat Kansas State Saturday night, the MCC transfer and the Ramblers will punch that ticket to San Antonio.