Big 2nd half lifts Loyola (Ill.) past Missouri State 75-62
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Devon Turk scored 20 points and hit five 3-pointers as Loyola of Chicago used a big second half to beat Missouri State 75-62 on Sunday.
Turk was 7-of-10 shooting from the field, including 5 of 6 behind the arc.
Turk hit a 3-pointer with 7:12 remaining to extend Loyola's lead to 62-50 and the Ramblers led by double figures the rest of the way.
Missouri State went without a field goal for nearly six minutes in the second half, which ended on a dunk by Camyn Boone with 4:42 left.
Montel James added 14 points with 10 rebounds for Loyola (14-14, 7-9 Missouri Valley). He made 10 of the Ramblers' 14 free throws – on just 12 attempts. Milton Doyle added 12 points.
Dequon Miller led Missouri State (11-17, 7-9) with 16 points. Boone had 12 while Jarred Dixon and Chris Kendrix added 10 apiece.