Ingram, Jackson lead Loyola-Chicago past Indiana St., 75-71
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Donte Ingram scored eight of his 17 points down the stretch and Aundre Jackson finished with 15 points to help Loyola-Chicago beat Indiana State 75-71 on Saturday.
Clayton Custer added 13 points and Marques Townes 11, with each scoring eight in the second half, and Cameron Krutwig scored 10 for Loyola (21-5, 11-3 Missouri Valley Conference).
Jordan Barnes made four 3s during a 12-4 run that gave Indiana State a 60-58 lead with 7:41 to play, but Ingram scored eight points – including back-to-back 3-pointers – and Jackson’s layup put the Ramblers up 69-67 with three minutes left. Brandon Murphy made a layup to pull the Sycamores within two points with a minute remaining, but Townes made a jumper and, after a steal by Jackson, a layup to make it 74-69. After Brenton Scott made two free throws to trim the deficit to three points with 18 seconds to go, Townes made 1-of-2 free throws and Indiana State missed three field-goal attempts.
Barnes finished with 17 points and Scott added 16 for the Sycamores (11-15, 6-8). Indiana State has lost five of its last six.