Green Bay 73, Loyola of Chicago 70
Kam Cerroni hit a 3-pointer with 1 second left in overtime,
giving Green Bay a 73-70 victory over Loyola (Ill.) on Thursday
Brennan Cougill led the Phoenix (14-14, 9-8 Horizon League) with
19 points. Alec Brown had a double-double with 18 points and 12
rebounds, Keifer Sykes scored 13 and Steve Baker added 10.
Ben Averkamp notched his sixth career double-double with 26
points and 10 rebounds for the Ramblers (7-21, 1-16). Joe Crisman
scored 12. Jordan Hicks and Denzel Brito added 10 apiece.
With Loyola down 63-59, Averkamp hit a jumper with 10 seconds to
go and then tipped in Brito’s miss at the buzzer to force
Cougill and Averkamp scored five points each in overtime, with
Averkamp’s free throw tying it at 70 with 8 seconds to go.
But Averkamp missed his second attempt, and then Cerroni, the
league’s top 3-point shooter, ended the game.