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Custer hits 7 3-pointers, Loyola Chicago whips Norfolk 80-49

CHICAGO (AP) Clayton Custer scored 21 points on 7-of-9 long-range shooting and Loyola Chicago used a dominant first half to defeat Norfolk State 80-49 on Sunday.

Custer hit four treys and was one of three players in double figures as the Ramblers (6-5) shot 65 percent and rolled to a 46-15 lead at the half. Loyola used runs of 11-0, 12-0 and 8-0 to outscore the Spartans, who shot 22 percent, 31-4 over the last 12 minutes.

Norfolk State (4-8) shot 46 percent in the second half but Loyola Chicago shot 72 percent (13 of 18) for the easy win.

The Ramblers went 13 of 22 from distance and shot 68.3 percent overall (28 of 41), the second-highest shooting for a game in school history.

Bruno Skokna added 13 points, Cooper Kaifes 12 and Cameron Krutwig 11 with nine rebounds. The rebounding advantage for Loyola was 33-20.

Nic Thomas hit four 3-pointers and had 18 points for Norfolk State.

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Key Players
N. Thomas
M. Townes
32.0 Min. Per Game 32.0
14.7 Pts. Per Game 14.7
3.2 Ast. Per Game 3.2
6.1 Reb. Per Game 6.1
48.4 Field Goal % 47.3
50.0 Three Point % 29.0
50.0 Free Throw % 71.9
  Offensive rebound by Bruno Skokna 24.0
  Franklin Agunanne missed jump shot 26.0
  Turnover on Nic Thomas 55.0
  Offensive foul on Nic Thomas 55.0
+ 2 Franklin Agunanne made jump shot, assist by Jake Baughman 1:08
  Defensive rebound by Loyola-Chicago 1:28
  Alex Long missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:30
  Lost ball turnover on Cooper Kaifes, stolen by Alex Long 1:38
  Personal foul on Alex Long 1:56
  Defensive rebound by Franklin Agunanne 2:09
  Mastadi Pitt missed layup, blocked by Franklin Agunanne 2:11
Team Stats
Points 49 80
Field Goals 19-55 (34.5%) 28-41 (68.3%)
3-Pointers 7-19 (36.8%) 13-22 (59.1%)
Free Throws 4-6 (66.7%) 11-16 (68.8%)
Total Rebounds 20 33
Offensive 6 4
Defensive 11 28
Team 3 1
Assists 14 24
Steals 12 3
Blocks 1 6
Turnovers 14 16
Fouls 16 9
Technicals 0 0
18 PTS, 1 AST
21 PTS, 1 REB, 3 AST
12T
away team logo Norfolk State 4-8 153449
home team logo Loyola-Chicago 6-5 463480
Team Stats
away team logo Norfolk State 4-8 73.7 PPG 40.3 RPG 12.7 APG
home team logo Loyola-Chicago 6-5 65.6 PPG 31.7 RPG 13.8 APG
Key Players
14
N. Thomas G 14.3 PPG 3.3 RPG 1.6 APG 37.4 FG%
13
C. Custer G 11.1 PPG 2.0 RPG 2.7 APG 43.5 FG%
Top Scorers
N. Thomas G 18 PTS 0 REB 1 AST
C. Custer G 21 PTS 1 REB 3 AST
34.5 FG% 68.3
36.8 3PT FG% 59.1
66.7 FT% 68.8
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
N. Thomas 18 0 1 6/14 4/9 2/2 4 35 4 0 6 0 0
J. Butler 9 4 1 4/10 0/0 1/2 1 31 1 1 0 1 3
D. Jamerson Jr. 6 0 0 2/5 2/4 0/0 3 24 1 0 0 0 0
S. Whitley 3 2 4 1/6 0/1 1/2 3 19 1 0 2 0 2
A. Long 2 4 4 1/6 0/1 0/0 1 28 2 0 1 1 3
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
N. Thomas 18 0 1 6/14 4/9 2/2 4 35 4 0 6 0 0
J. Butler 9 4 1 4/10 0/0 1/2 1 31 1 1 0 1 3
D. Jamerson Jr. 6 0 0 2/5 2/4 0/0 3 24 1 0 0 0 0
S. Whitley 3 2 4 1/6 0/1 1/2 3 19 1 0 2 0 2
A. Long 2 4 4 1/6 0/1 0/0 1 28 2 0 1 1 3
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
A. Branch 5 0 1 2/3 1/2 0/0 2 11 1 0 2 0 0
K. Chavis 2 3 0 1/1 0/0 0/0 0 6 0 0 0 2 1
M. Pitt 2 1 3 1/7 0/1 0/0 0 27 1 0 0 0 1
C. Ford 2 2 0 1/2 0/0 0/0 1 10 1 0 0 2 0
C. Kelly 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 4 0 0 2 0 1
B. Fitzgerald 0 0 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0
O. Momah - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Bishop - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Bryant Jr. - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 49 17 14 19/55 7/19 4/6 16 200 12 1 14 6 11
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
C. Custer 21 1 3 7/9 7/9 0/0 2 30 1 0 2 0 1
C. Kaifes 12 1 2 4/6 4/6 0/0 0 26 0 0 4 0 1
C. Krutwig 11 9 5 4/6 0/0 3/6 3 20 0 1 2 2 7
C. Negron 8 4 2 3/4 0/0 2/2 0 16 0 1 0 0 4
M. Townes 6 4 9 2/4 0/2 2/2 1 32 0 1 3 0 4
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
C. Custer 21 1 3 7/9 7/9 0/0 2 30 1 0 2 0 1
C. Kaifes 12 1 2 4/6 4/6 0/0 0 26 0 0 4 0 1
C. Krutwig 11 9 5 4/6 0/0 3/6 3 20 0 1 2 2 7
C. Negron 8 4 2 3/4 0/0 2/2 0 16 0 1 0 0 4
M. Townes 6 4 9 2/4 0/2 2/2 1 32 0 1 3 0 4
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
B. Skokna 13 6 1 4/7 2/5 3/4 0 27 2 0 3 1 5
A. Uguak 5 2 0 2/2 0/0 1/2 1 16 0 0 1 0 2
F. Agunanne 4 4 0 2/3 0/0 0/0 2 13 0 3 1 1 3
J. Baughman 0 0 1 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
W. Alcock 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
I. Bujdoso 0 1 1 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 17 0 0 0 0 1
L. Williamson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Boehm - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Hall - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 80 32 24 28/41 13/22 11/16 9 200 3 6 16 4 28