Loyola of Chicago Downs Mississippi State 59-51 - Match Report

Devon Turk scored 21 points leading Loyola of Chicago to a 59-51 victory over Mississippi State at Joseph J. Gentile Center on Saturday.

Bettors who backed Loyola of Chicago were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 8.5.

Loyola of Chicago got 16 points from Christian Thomas and another 6 points from Cully Payne. Cully Payne contributed 3 assists, while Jordan Hicks cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Mississippi State got 14 points from Fred Thomas in a losing cause and another 13 points from Roquez Johnson. Craig Sword contributed 2 assists for them, while Gavin Ware had 5 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Loyola of Chicago were victorious, as the score was 34-20 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Loyola of Chicago as they grabbed 40 boards, while Mississippi State only had 28.