Loyola-Chicago cruises to 80-52 win over Norfolk State
CHICAGO (AP) Bruno Skokna scored 18 points with 4-for-5 shooting, Donte Ingram sank five 3-pointers and Loyola-Chicago cruised to an 80-52 win over winless Norfolk State on Saturday.
Cameron Krutwig added 12 points and hauled in eight rebounds for Loyola-Chicago (10-1) and Adarius Avery had 10 points. The Ramblers, who upset No. 5 Florida just three days earlier, extended their win streak to three by hitting 71 percent of their 35 shots from the field Saturday, including 10 of 13 from long range, and controlling the glass 36-21.
Leading by four in the first half, Loyola-Chicago broke away with a 20-5 run capped with two of Ingram’s 3-pointers to make it 38-19 with under six minutes to play in the opening half. Marques Townes and Bruno Skokna also had 3-pointers in the breakaway run and the Ramblers led by double figures the rest of the way.
Derrik Jamerson Jr. led Norfolk State (0-9) with 14 points and Steven Whitley had 10.