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Tennessee Tech vs Loyola-Chicago

Loyola of Chicago 81, Tennessee Tech 78


CHICAGO (AP) - Cully Payne scored 18 points, Ben Averkamp added 16 and Loyola of Chicago earned an 81-78 victory over Tennessee Tech on Wednesday night.

Loyola of Chicago (5-2) led 38-34 at the break, but went on a 20-10 run to begin the second half capped by Devon Turk's 3-pointer with 11:44 to play to give the Ramblers a 58-44 lead and they never looked back.

The Ramblers came up big from the free-throw line, making 25 of 36. The Golden Eagles were 12 of 13.

Tennessee Tech (2-3) made things interesting in the end when Matt Marseille hit a 3-pointer with 9 seconds to play to cut the Ramblers lead to one at 79-78, but Joe Crisman hit a pair of free throws to make it 81-78, and Lanerryl Johnson's last-ditch 3-pointer missed its mark to end it.

Marseille had 21 points on 8-of-12 shooting for the Golden Eagles.

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Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles
M. Marseille, G-F248-123-353521
R. Riggins, F-C212-30-01034
J. Dillard, G365-134-432314
J. Samarrippas, G326-100-025515
J. McKay, G-F141-20-03232
L. Johnson, G214-83-430312
A. Diressa, G160-40-03100
D. Ogbe, F122-30-03136
T. Barnes, F-C91-32-22024
M. Hill, G80-00-01000
A. Morse, F70-00-02020
Total 29-5812-1330142978
Loyola-Chicago Ramblers
B. Averkamp, F364-98-940316
C. Thomas, G-F251-23-47115
J. Hicks, G-F326-110-061215
C. Payne, G326-123-405118
J. Crisman, G272-53-65218
J. White, G150-15-80445
D. Turk, G142-52-30027
M. O'Leary, F131-21-21213
N. Osborne, F62-20-00014
Total 24-4925-3628151681
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Morehead St.4-39-13234
Eastern Ky.3-311-8172
Tenn. Tech2-610-11236
Jax. State2-69-13310
Tenn. St.0-53-17342
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.7-017-483
Eastern Ill.6-212-8143
UT Martin4-212-7180
SE Miss. St.3-49-11292
Austin Peay2-47-13299

Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.7-017-210
N. Iowa6-117-222
Indiana St.6-210-10175
Illinois St.4-312-7111
So. Illinois2-69-12283
Missouri St.2-68-12203
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MIST 59 Final
UM 67
BSU 83 Final
MER 58 Final
GT 62 Final
ILL 75
OHST 68 Final
NAU 50 Final
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