Mississippi State vs Loyola-Chicago

Loyola of Chicago 59, Mississippi St. 51

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CHICAGO (AP) - Devon Turk scored a career-high 21 points as Loyola of Chicago beat Mississippi State 59-51 Saturday night.

Christian Thomas added 16 points for the Ramblers (7-3), who have won five of their last six games and equaled their win total from last season. Loyola put the game out of reach with a 17-3 run to close the first half and take a 34-20 lead.

Fred Thomas had 14 points for Mississippi State (3-6), which shot just 37.5 percent from the field.

The game marked the first meeting between the teams since they played a historic game in the 1963 NCAA tournament that helped change race relations on the basketball court. The all-white Bulldogs had to sneak out of Mississippi to avoid an injunction in order to play Loyola, which had four African-American starters, in the NCAA Regional in East Lansing, Mich.

Players from the 1963 teams were honored at halftime.

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Mississippi State Bulldogs
G. Ware, F314-50-05038
R. Johnson, F253-97-841313
F. Thomas, G355-141-231114
T. Bloodman, G341-40-13133
C. Sword, G301-61-44253
C. Borchert, F223-81-15147
T. Cunningham, G221-20-03113
B. Price, G10-00-00000
Total 18-4810-162872051
 37.5%62.5% 
Loyola-Chicago Ramblers
B. Averkamp, F321-93-49125
C. Thomas, G-F256-84-560216
C. Payne, G292-40-11326
J. Hicks, G-F250-60-19000
J. Crisman, G172-30-02104
J. White, G262-50-14314
D. Turk, G247-122-223421
M. O'Leary, F161-40-00223
N. Osborne, F60-00-00020
Total 21-519-1440131559
 41.2%64.3% 
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Kentucky16-232-64
Florida14-427-910
Arkansas12-626-1028
S. Carolina12-626-1143
Ole Miss10-822-1477
Alabama10-819-1578
Vanderbilt10-819-1638
Georgia9-919-1552
Texas A&M8-1016-1593
Tennessee8-1016-1682
Auburn7-1118-14113
Miss. State6-1216-16149
LSU2-1610-21194
Missouri2-168-24255

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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
 
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ND 81
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