Krutwig, Loyola-Chicago smash S Illinois 75-50
CHICAGO (AP) — Cameron Krutwig scored 22 points and Loyola-Chicago won for the sixth time in its last eight games beating Southern Illinois 75-50 on Sunday to stay atop the Missouri Valley Conference standings.
The Ramblers (13-8, 6-2) led 42-19 at halftime on the strength of 57.7-percent shooting (15 of 26), while converting all nine free-throw attempts. Southern Illinois (10-11, 3-5) was 7 of 20 from the field before intermission. Southern Illinois never came closer than 17 points the rest of the way.
Marques Townes scored 14 and Custer 10 for the Ramblers.