Loyolachi 25 42 67
Clevest 25 30 55
Date of game: 1/23/2013

Recap: Cleveland State vs. Loyola-Chicago

Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - Christian Thomas scored 21 points for the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers in a 67-55 win over the Cleveland State Vikings in a Horizon League matchup at the Wolstein Center.

Thomas was 9-of-13 from the field for the Ramblers (12-7, 2-4 Horizon), who have now won two in a row after a four-game losing streak. Ben Averkamp scored 18 points while Devon Turk added 13. Joe Crisman led the squad in rebounding with nine boards.

Bryn Forbes scored 22 points, knocking down 3-of-4 3-point attempts, for Cleveland State (10-11, 2-5), which has now lost three consecutive games. Marlin Mason was the only other Viking to score in double figures with 10 points.

The score was tied, 25-25, at halftime after both teams struggled from beyond the arc with CSU shooting 2-of-8 and Loyola shooting 1-of-7.

In the second half the Ramblers outscored the Vikings 42-30 due to shooting 65.0 percent from the field and 4-of-7 from long-range.

Loyola shot an efficient 53.7 percent from the floor throughout the game while CSU shot at 39.6 percent rate.

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