Recap - Loyola of Chicago Defeats Valparaiso 63-54
Loyola of Chicago earned a 63-54 victory over Valparaiso on Wednesday, getting 16 points from Ben Averkamp at Athletics-Recreation Center.
Loyola of Chicago was the ATS victor, as they covered the 8.5-point spread as an underdog.
Loyola of Chicago got 14 points from Christian Thomas and another 13 points from Cully Payne. Cully Payne contributed 7 assists, while Jordan Hicks cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Valparaiso got 15 points from Ryan Broekhoff in a losing cause and another 10 points from Kevin Van Wijk. Ryan Broekhoff contributed 4 assists for them, while Kevin Van Wijk had 7 rebounds.
Loyola of Chicago led at halftime, 26-24.
The rebound battle favored Loyola of Chicago as they grabbed 34 boards, while Valparaiso only had 32.