Loyola (Md.) 65, Mount St. Mary’s 54
Shane Walker scored 20 points and Loyola (Md.) defeated Mount
St. Mary’s 65-54 on Saturday for its eighth win in a row.
Mount St. Mary’s leads the series, which is the oldest
basketball rivalry in the state of Maryland, 96-71 but Loyola has
won the past two meetings.
Robert Olson added 19 points and Dylon Cormier had 15 for the
Loyola shot twice as many free throws as Mount St. Mary’s,
32-16, and Walker made 10 of 13. Olson hit a 3-pointer to give the
Greyhounds their biggest lead at 56-44 with 3:23 remaining and the
Mountaineers could get no closer than eight points the rest of the
Julian Norfleet scored 23 points and Kristijan Krajina added 10
for the Mountaineers (1-8), who have lost seven in a row. Mount St.
Mary’s has been held to fewer than 57 points in six games this