Hot-shooting Indiana State beats Loyola of Chicago 79-65

Hot-shooting Indiana State beats Loyola of Chicago 79-65

Published Feb. 7, 2015 6:36 p.m. ET

CHICAGO (AP) Devonte Brown scored 22 points, dished out four assists and Indiana State rolled to a 79-65 victory over Loyola of Chicago on Saturday.

Indiana State (12-12, 8-4 Missouri Valley) hit 10 of 19 from long range and shot 57.5 percent overall from the floor.

Brenton Scott matched career-highs with four 3-pointers and 21 points. Justin Gant scored 12 points, Jake Kitchell chipped in 10 and Tre' Bennett matched a career-best with six assists for the Sycamores.

Indiana State built a 34-28 lead at the break and hit 11 of 14 field goals to start the second half. The Sycamores stretched their lead to 17 points with 5:59 left to play and cruised from there.


Earl Peterson scored 21 points to lead Loyola (14-10, 4-8). Milton Doyle, one of the Ramblers top scorers, missed his sixth consecutive game because of an ankle injury.