Illinois-Chicago vs Loyola of Chicago Recap - Loyola of Chicago Wins 69-60
Loyola of Chicago got a 23-point performance from Christian Thomas, who added 11 rebounds as Loyola of Chicago ran past Illinois-Chicago 69-60 on Saturday at Joseph J. Gentile Center.
Bettors who backed Loyola of Chicago were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 4.5 at sportsbooks.
Loyola of Chicago got 18 points from Jordan Hicks and another 10 points from Devon Turk. Jeff White contributed 5 assists, while Christian Thomas cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Illinois-Chicago got 13 points from Marc Brown in a losing cause and another 10 points from Hayden Humes. Gary Talton contributed 8 assists for them, while Hayden Humes had 4 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Loyola of Chicago were victorious, as the score was 36-23 at the break.
Loyola of Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-30.