Loyola of Chicago Falls 53-48 Against Evansville - Game Recap

Loyola of Chicago Falls 53-48 Against Evansville - Game Recap

Evansville got 18 points from D.J. Balentine en route to a 53-48 victory over Loyola of Chicago on Saturday at Ford Center.

The game was a push (tie) for betting purposes as the final score was identical to the 5 number at most sportsbooks.

Evansville got 11 points from Blake Simmons and another 10 points from Duane Gibson. Duane Gibson contributed 5 assists, while Blake Simmons cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Loyola of Chicago got a 19-point performance from Christian Thomas, who was supported by 10 points from Milton Doyle. Milton Doyle had 4 assists in a losing cause for Loyola of Chicago, while Joe Crisman grabbed 8 rebounds.

The rebound battle favored Evansville as they grabbed 34 boards, while Loyola of Chicago only had 30.