CHICAGO (CBS) — The Loyola Ramblers and Michigan Wolverines are getting ready for their Final Four matchup on Saturday, and the biggest — if most polite — trash talk might be coming from two elderly ladies.
At age 98, Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt certainly has proved to be the Ramblers’ most popular booster, but she’s not the only elderly basketball fan making headlines ahead of the Final Four.
Earlier this week, former Wolverines star Jalen Rose posted a video on Instagram of his 100-year-old grandmother saying, “Grammie has a Final Four message for Sister Jean!!”
“Sister Jean, it’s been a good ride. But it’s over Saturday. Go Blue!” Rose’s grandmother said.
Sister Jean fired back in polite fashion on Friday.
“I saw her on Facebook the other day, and I also heard that she said she’s out to get me. So we’ll see. Somebody said maybe you need a pair of boxing gloves, and I said ‘We’ll see what happens,’” she said. “We’ll probably see each other. I hope we see each other, we meet there. I love to meet people,” she said.