Wichita State Defeats Loyola of Chicago 57-45 - Recap
Wichita State got 23 points from Cleanthony Early en route to a 57-45 victory over Loyola of Chicago on Tuesday at Charles Koch Arena.
Wichita State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 20.5-point spread.
Ron Baker had 7 points for Wichita State and Tekele Cotton chipped in with 7 points. Fred VanVleet had 9 assists for them, while Fred VanVleet was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Loyola of Chicago got 16 points from Milton Doyle in a losing cause and another 8 points from Devon Turk. Jeff White contributed 4 assists for them, while Nick Osborne had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Wichita State were victorious, as the score was 36-18 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Wichita State as they grabbed 44 boards, while Loyola of Chicago only had 28.