Loyola-Chicago beats Bradley 81-65 on Krutwig’s career game
CHICAGO (AP) Cameron Krutwig set career highs with 21 points and 13 rebounds and Loyola-Chicago dominated inside and on the boards in beating Bradley 81-65 on Saturday, its fourth win in five games.
Donte Ingram scored 15 points, Clayton Custer had 12 and Marques Townes 11 for the Ramblers (14-4, 4-2 Ohio Valley Conference), who outscored the Braves 48-20 in the paint and outrebounded them 35-28.
Krutwig scored the first four points and the Ramblers never trailed, extending the lead to 29-12 after a 15-2 run capped by Ingram’s 3-pointer. Krutwig scored 10 points and Loyola-Chicago led 39-24 at halftime after holding the Braves to 32 percent shooting.
Custer’s 3-point play capped a 12-5 run for a 51-29 lead with 13:49 to play. Krutwig scored nine straight points and the Ramblers cruised, finishing shooting 58 percent from the floor and scoring 17 points off of 11 Bradley turnovers.
Darrell Brown scored 15 points with five assists, Nate Kennell scored 13 points and Donte Thomas had 11 for Bradley (13-6, 3-3).