Shannon Ryan: Porter Moser built Loyola into a revered midmajor. He made the right choice in accepting the Oklahoma job.

CHICAGO — After Loyola Chicago stunned college basketball with a joyous, upset-riddled run to the 2018 Final Four, coach Porter Moser was considered a coach on the rise. Of course, offers came flooding in for supposedly better jobs, including an especially tempting one from St. John’s. He repeated his mantra — “Don’t run from happiness” — in explaining the decision to remain at Loyola. Of course, happiness can be found in more than one location. Sometimes, a new challenge in a new place also can bring joy. Moser made a smart and respectable decision Friday, accepting the head coaching job at O…

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