Cleveland St. 65, Loyola of Chicago 47
Joe Crisman's 14 points paced the Ramblers (5-17, 0-12), whose 10-game losing streak is their longest in 19 years.
Cleveland State's third consecutive victory came as Gary Waters coached his 500th game. He is 290-210 overall and 119-75 in six years with the Vikings.
League-leading Cleveland State used an early 9-2 run to forge an 11-6 advantage and never trailed again.
The lead remained in single figures until the Vikings scored the first seven points of the second half for a 33-18 gap. The Vikings' edge peaked at 21 late in the game.