Ed Earle was one of the most prolific scorers in Loyola basketball history
 
Ed Earle was one of the most prolific scorers in Loyola basketball history
 
 
Loyola Mourns The Passing Of Ed Earle

April 2, 2009

CHICAGO - Former Loyola University Chicago men's basketball star Ed Earle passed away March 26. Earle, a graduate of Schurz High School in Chicago, was a member of the Ramblers' program from 1946-50 and currently ranks 36th on the school's career scoring chart with 1,018 points.

Earle, who appeared in 119 games in his career, averaged 10.0 points per game in 1949-50 as a senior. In 1948-49, he contributed 9.4 ppg and helped Ramblers to a 25-6 overall record and a runner-up finish at the National Invitation Tournament. During that season, Loyola knocked off then No. 1 ranked Kentucky, 67-56 in the second round of the NIT, before dispatching No. 7 Bradley, 55-50.

In his four seasons at Loyola, Earle helped the Ramblers to an 88-37 (.704) record and three 20-win seasons. He was a teammate of All-Americans Jack Kerris and Nick Kladis and was named to the Loyola 1950s All-Decade Team in 2006.

Visitation is scheduled for Friday, April 3, from 3-9 p.m., at Ryan-Parke Funeral Home, 120 S. Northwest Highway in Park Ridge. A memorial Mass will be held Saturday, April 4 at 10 a.m., at St. Juliana Church, 7201 N. Oketo (at Touhy) in Chicago.