Loyola-Maryland vs Tennessee State

Loyola (Md.) 69, Tennessee St. 67

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Erik Etherly scored 26 points and Loyola (Md.) came back to beat Tennessee State 69-67 Saturday.

Loyola trailed by 12 with less than 8 minutes to play, but a 19-5 run put the Greyhounds (20-9) in front.

It's the first time in Division I Loyola has won 20 games in back-to-back seasons.

Dylan Cormier had 20 points for the Greyhounds, who have won three in a row and five of six.

Patrick Miller scored 17 points, Kellen Thornton had 15, Jordan Cyphers 11 and Robert Covington 10 for the Tigers (17-11), whose two-game winning streak ended. It was Tennessee State's first home loss of the season.

Tennessee State led 49-38 at halftime, but the Tigers shot 6 of 22 in the second half. The Greyhounds finally caught the Tigers at 67-67 with 2:57 left, and Cormier's two free throws with 11 seconds left sealed the victory.

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Scoreboard
Loyola-Maryland (20-9) «383169
Tennessee State (16-12)491867

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Loyola-Maryland Greyhounds
E. Etherly, F3710-146-1181226
A. Winbush, F251-20-12122
J. Brooks, F120-20-01030
D. Cormier, G377-165-731420
R. Olson, G233-100-05047
R. Williams362-50-02514
J. Latham141-20-02012
T. Hubbard50-20-02000
J. Jones52-20-00004
F. Rassman51-12-23014
E. Laster10-00-00000
Totals 27-5613-213081869
 48.2%61.9% 
Tennessee State Tigers
R. Covington, F404-110-092310
K. Thornton, F246-113-361515
M. Rhett, F192-50-05044
P. Miller, G396-114-653117
J. Cyphers, G321-78-833111
T. Fredrick262-40-02016
D. Dockery202-40-22024
Totals 23-5315-193591767
 43.4%78.9% 
Patriot League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Bucknell15-326-963
Lehigh12-620-1297
Boston U.12-618-14187
Navy10-816-16206
Holy Cross9-915-17208
Loyola-Md.8-1016-17212
Colgate8-1010-22294
Army West Point6-1213-19267
Lafayette5-139-21321
American5-138-22310

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont15-123-760
Morehead St.10-614-16200
Jax. State9-720-15151
Tenn. St.8-817-13161
Tenn. Tech8-812-20277
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19248
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-622-13164
SE Missouri St.9-715-18274
Murray St.8-816-17230
Austin Peay7-911-19261
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15265
SIUE1-156-24333
 
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SETON 61 Final
LOU 79
USM 73 Final
MEMP 89
MIAMI 65 Final
WAKE 80
OKST 73 Final
WVU 57
VCU 75 Final
XAV 71
WSU 56 Final
ARIZ 73
NMEX 91 Final
CSU 82
TCU 48 Final
KAN 74
GTOWN 57 Final
SYR 46
MU 56 Final
NOVA 60
USD 50 Final
GONZ 81
ARK 54 Final
FLA 71
STAN 66 Final
ORE 77
KSU 81 Final
TEXAS 69