Loyola-Chicago vs Kansas State

Kansas St. 74, Loyola of Chicago 61

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Thomas Gipson had 19 points and seven rebounds Monday night as Kansas State overcame a slow start to defeat Loyola of Chicago 74-61.

Will Spradling added 15 points - all in the second half - for the Wildcats (2-0), Rodney McGruder had 14 points and Jordan Henriquez finished with 10 points and nine rebounds.

Ben Averkamp had 19 points and seven rebounds for Loyola, which has started a season 0-2 for the first time since 2000. Denzel Brito added 12 points and Jonathon Gac had 10.

The Ramblers stayed within single digits until the final minutes with the help of solid free-throw shooting (23 of 29). Kansas State was just 19 of 32 at the line.

Both teams struggled offensively at the outset. Nearly 10 minutes into the game, the score was just 4-4. At that point, the two teams had combined to shoot 3 for 17 from the field and commit 16 turnovers.

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Scoreboard
Loyola-Chicago (0-2)233861
Kansas State (2-0) «284674

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Loyola-Chicago Ramblers
B. Averkamp, F386-137-1072419
W. Gibler, F191-41-22153
C. Thomas, F180-32-22042
D. Brito, G381-89-1064112
J. Crisman, G383-92-21039
C. Kadima322-52-31126
J. Gac125-50-071510
J. Benkoske50-00-01040
L. Dokubo00-00-00010
Totals 18-4723-293092961
 38.3%79.3% 
Kansas State Wildcats
T. Gipson, F287-145-1270419
J. Henriquez, F263-54-891310
S. Southwell, G371-40-06532
W. Spradling, G354-75-622015
R. McGruder, G325-92-231414
A. Rodriguez222-92-22257
J. Jones101-20-00213
N. Williams81-11-21044
A. Diaz20-00-00020
Totals 24-5119-3232132674
 47.1%59.4% 
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-131-532
Illinois St.17-128-733
So. Illinois9-917-16145
N. Iowa9-914-16162
Loyola-Chi.8-1018-14182
Missouri St.7-1117-16209
Bradley7-1113-20220
Evansville6-1216-17188
Indiana St.5-1311-20233
Drake5-137-24314

Big 12
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kansas16-231-53
Baylor12-627-811
W. Virginia12-628-924
Iowa St.12-624-1121
Oklahoma St.9-920-1340
Kansas St.8-1021-1457
TCU6-1224-1567
Texas Tech6-1218-14123
Oklahoma5-1311-20171
Texas4-1411-22157
 
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Norfolk St 68 Final
MU 99
MAN 56 Final
Syracuse 92
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UConn 78
OAK 57 Final
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MER 63 Final
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Michigan 64
Wash St 81 Final
GONZ 89