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Kent State cruises past Loyola of Chicago, 70-63
KENT ST 70, LOYOLA CHI 63
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chris Evans scored 16 points and pulled down 10
rebounds Saturday in Kent State's 70-63 victory over
BracketBusters foe Loyola of Chicago.
Kris Brewer added 14 points and was 3 of 3 from the 3-point line
for the Golden Flashes (15-12), who also got 13 from Randal Holt
and 12 from Darren Goodson.
Christian Thomas led the Ramblers (14-14) with a career-high 31
points and 11 rebounds. Thomas, a sophomore, was 11 of 19 from
Loyola opened the game on a 20-9 run capped by Jordan Hicks'
3-pointer, but Kent State rallied to lead 38-33 at halftime. The
Ramblers couldn't get closer than four points down the rest of
The Ramblers still hold a 3-2 lead in the all-time series, which
began with a 96-55 victory during the team's 1962-63 NCAA
championship season. Saturday's game was the first between the
schools since 1996.
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