Loyola of Chicago Downs Saint Peter's 54-49 - Match Report

Loyola of Chicago Downs Saint Peter's 54-49 - Match Report

Loyola of Chicago got 17 points from Ben Averkamp en route to a 54-49 victory over Saint Peter's on Saturday at Yanitelli Center.

Loyola of Chicago was a 2.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Loyola of Chicago got 12 points from Joe Crisman and another 9 points from Christian Thomas. Cully Payne contributed 3 assists, while Christian Thomas cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Saint Peter's got 17 points from Yvon Raymond in a losing cause and another 7 points from Darius Conley. Blaise Ffrench contributed 4 assists for them, while Darius Conley had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Saint Peter's were victorious, as the score was 17-16 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Loyola of Chicago as they grabbed 36 boards, while Saint Peter's only had 35.