SIU Edwardsville vs Loyola of Chicago Recap - Loyola of Chicago Wins 73-72

SIU Edwardsville vs Loyola of Chicago Recap - Loyola of Chicago Wins 73-72

Loyola of Chicago grabbed a 73-72 win over SIU Edwardsville on Sunday, behind a 14-point effort from Jeff White at Peter W Stott Center.

Loyola of Chicago did not, however, defeat SIU Edwardsville against the spread, which closed at 6 at most sportsbooks.

Christian Thomas had 14 points for Loyola of Chicago and Matt O'Leary chipped in with 14 points. Milton Doyle had 7 assists for them, while Christian Thomas was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.

SIU Edwardsville got a 22-point performance from Donivine Stewart, who was supported by 14 points from Michael Messer. Christian Salecich had 4 assists in a losing cause for SIU Edwardsville, while Keaton Jackson grabbed 8 rebounds.

Loyola of Chicago trailed at halftime, 35-33.

Loyola of Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 30-23.