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Loyola Chicago inches closer to MVC title, tops Valpo 80-71

CHICAGO (AP) Clayton Custer scored 20, Cameron Krutwig added 18 and Loyola Chicago turned back Valparaiso 80-71 on Wednesday night for its fourth straight win.

Donte Ingram added 16 points for the Ramblers (22-5, 12-3 Missouri Valley Conference), including four free throws in the final minute. They have a two-game lead with three to play to win their first title since 1987 when they were in the Horizon League.

Tevonn Walked had 18 points for the Crusaders (13-15, 4-11), who missed three straight shots after Walker's 3-point play with 1:28 left made it 74-69.

Loyola led 28-21 at the half and shot 61 percent (17 of 28) from the field and went 15 of 19 from the foul line in the second half. But Valpo, which lost the first meeting at home 70-54, shot 58 percent (18 of 31) and went 11 of 11 from the foul line in the second half.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Valparaiso 13-15 215071
home team logo Loyola-Chicago 22-5 285280
Team Stats
away team logo Valparaiso 13-15 70.4 PPG 38.1 RPG 12.5 APG
home team logo Loyola-Chicago 22-5 71.6 PPG 34.7 RPG 15.6 APG
Key Players
2
T. Walker 14.8 PPG 4.8 RPG 1.8 APG 38.7 FG%
13
C. Custer 13.2 PPG 2.2 RPG 4.1 APG 52.8 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB