Loyola of Chicago vs Mississippi State Wrap - Mississippi State Wins 65-64
Mississippi State earned a 65-64 victory over Loyola of Chicago on Sunday, getting 24 points from Craig Sword at Humphrey Coliseum.
Mississippi State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9-point spread.
Mississippi State got 20 points from Roquez Johnson and another 7 points from Fred Thomas. Colin Borchert contributed 3 assists, while Roquez Johnson cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Loyola of Chicago got 22 points from Milton Doyle in a losing cause and another 12 points from Christian Thomas. Joe Crisman contributed 5 assists for them, while Christian Thomas had 9 rebounds.
The rebound battle favored Loyola of Chicago as they grabbed 35 boards, while Mississippi State only had 27.