Illinoisst 20 49 69
Loyolachi 37 42 79
Date of game: 2/9/2014

Recap: Loyola-Chicago vs. Illinois State

Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Christian Thomas and Joe Crisman each tallied 17 points to lead the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers over the Illinois State Redbirds, 79-69, in Missouri Valley Conference play at the Gentile Center.

Thomas pulled down eight rebounds to boost his stat line in the win. Nick Osborne and Milton Doyle each contributed 14 points for the Ramblers (9-15, 4-8 MVC), with Osborne adding nine boards. Doyle grabbed five rebounds and dished out five assists in the win, which snapped a three-game losing skid.

Paris Lee scored 14 points to lead Illinois State (13-11, 6-6). Daishon Knight tallied 10 points and five assists in the loss, which shut down a two-game win streak for the Redbirds.

Loyola-Chicago hit 58.3 percent of its field goal tries in the first half, and took a commanding 37-20 lead into the intermission. Illinois State shot a dismal 27.3 percent in the first frame, including 1-of-11 from 3-point range.

The Ramblers hardly let up in the second half, connecting on 51.9 percent of their attempts and making 11-of-15 from the free-throw line. The Redbirds upped their percentage to 59.3 in the period, but could only make a seven- point dent in the Loyola-Chicago lead.

The Ramblers had the advantage in rebounding, 37-23, and in points in the paint, 32-26. Illinois State won the battle in bench points, 24-8.

Game Notes

Dorm Report: Rooting for the lesser of two evils

I really do try my best not to hate anyone, seeing as how that word can be thrown around rather easily, which is why it was so tough watching the Florida State-Louisville game on Thursday night.

NASCAR News
Kenseth takes pole, Stewart sets new track record at Texas

Matt Kenseth won the pole for the AAA Texas 500 by the slimmest of margins over Jeff Gordon, while Tony Stewart set a new track qualifying record with a lap at 200 mph during Friday's qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.