Loyola-Chicago vs Illinois

Illinois 67, Loyola of Chicago 49

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Meyers Leonard scored 15 points and had six blocks and Brandon Paul added 14 points to lead Illinois to a 67-49 season-opening win over Loyola Chicago on Friday.

Leonard, a 7-foot-1 sophomore, had nine points by halftime and hit the first 3-pointer of his career for the Illini. Paul overcame a cold-shooting first half in which he scored two points to lead Illinois.

Paul's 3-pointer with just over nine minutes to play gave the Illini a 48-38 lead and the breathing room they needed to finish off the Ramblers (0-1).

Loyola had pulled to within 38-34 with 11:53 to play after an 11-2 run.

Walt Gibbler led Loyola with 19 points, 15 in the second half.

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Loyola-Chicago Ramblers
B. Averkamp, F384-170-15219
W. Gibler, F267-115-560419
J. Crisman, G363-80-03128
D. Brito, G332-62-33607
C. Thomas, G240-00-23130
C. Kadima231-41-11123
J. Benkoske141-20-01022
L. Dokubo20-00-00000
D. Boone10-11-20001
B. Clark10-10-00000
A. Cooper10-00-01000
J. Gac10-10-01000
Totals 18-519-1431111449
 35.3%64.3% 
Illinois Fighting Illini
T. Griffey, F164-100-040310
N. Egwu, C222-40-06024
D. Richardson, G301-82-23115
B. Paul, G275-113-533314
T. Abrams, G224-50-07108
M. Leonard257-100-220115
S. Maniscalco192-40-02325
J. Bertrand171-30-02112
M. Shaw141-20-02022
M. Henry41-20-00012
I. Djimde30-00-00010
J. Selus10-00-00000
Totals 28-595-93291767
 47.5%55.6% 
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So. Illinois11-722-10138
N. Iowa11-723-1370
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Missouri St.8-1013-19235
Loyola-Chi.7-1115-17239
Bradley3-155-27306
Drake2-167-24325

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Michigan St.13-529-612
Maryland12-627-914
Purdue12-626-915
Iowa12-622-1129
Wisconsin12-622-1343
Ohio St.11-721-1474
Michigan10-823-1357
Northwestern8-1020-12115
Penn St.7-1116-16119
Nebraska6-1216-18165
Illinois5-1315-19149
Minnesota2-168-23257
Rutgers1-177-25294
 
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