Loyola-Chicago vs Youngstown State

Youngstown St. 68, Loyola of Chicago 64

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - Ashen Ward scored 21 points and Youngstown State used a 5-0 run in the final minute of overtime to sink Loyola of Chicago 68-64 on Thursday night.

Youngstown State's Kendrick Perry, who finished with 13 points, sank a free throw with 22 seconds remaining in regulation to send the contest into overtime.

In the extra frame, Joe Crisman sank a jumper to put Loyola ahead 64-63 with 1:46 to play. But Damian Eargle's jumper with 53 seconds left started a 5-0 run the rest of the way and the Penguins' defense stepped up, forcing three missed shots and two turnovers, to seal it.

The Penguins (8-6, 3-1 Horizon League) turned the ball over just three times in the contest, capitalizing on nine by the Ramblers. They scored 14 points off those.

Walt Gibler's double-double, scoring 26 points and getting 11 rebounds, paced the Ramblers (5-10, 0-5).

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Scoreboard
Loyola-Chicago (5-10)2236664
Youngstown State (8-6) «29291068

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Loyola-Chicago Ramblers
W. Gibler, F4311-184-5114426
B. Averkamp, F399-131-123523
J. Crisman, G351-62-26354
J. Hicks, G322-80-04225
C. Thomas, G290-21-25031
D. Brito382-70-21715
C. Kadima70-20-01110
J. Benkoske20-00-00000
L. Dokubo00-00-00010
Totals 25-568-1235202264
 44.6%66.7% 
Youngstown State Penguins
D. Brooks, F403-101-54127
D. Eargle, F375-114-990214
B. Allen, G434-100-003111
K. Perry, G416-91-364213
A. Ward, G397-124-644321
F. Larson80-30-02020
S. Amiker Jr.60-00-02000
J. Chojnacki51-10-00002
N. Perry40-00-02000
D. Cole20-00-01000
Totals 26-5610-2331121268
 46.4%43.5% 
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-131-532
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

Horizon League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Oakland14-425-9109
Valparaiso14-424-971
N. Kentucky12-624-1187
Green Bay12-618-14158
Wright St.11-720-12115
Ill.-Chicago7-1117-19250
Detroit6-128-23288
Youngstown St.5-1313-21252
Clev. St.5-139-22260
Milwaukee4-1411-24258
 
Other games
PEP 45 Final
GONZ 73
Michigan 71 Final
Indiana 73
UNLV 89 Final
CSBAK 57
SDCC 52 Final
SDSU 83