Recap - Missouri State Defeats Loyola of Chicago 72-56
Missouri State earned a 72-56 victory over Loyola of Chicago on Tuesday, getting 16 points from Christian Kirk at JQH Arena.
Missouri State was the ATS victor, as they covered the 7.5-point spread as a favorite.
Keith Pickens had 14 points for Missouri State and Jarmar Gulley chipped in with 10 points. Jarmar Gulley had 5 assists for them, while Jarmar Gulley was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Loyola of Chicago got 15 points from Tony Nixon in a losing cause and another 14 points from Joe Crisman. Milton Doyle contributed 5 assists for them, while Christian Thomas had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Missouri State were victorious, as the score was 41-27 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Missouri State as they grabbed 33 boards, while Loyola of Chicago only had 27.