Illinois State vs Loyola of Chicago Recap - Loyola of Chicago Wins 79-69

Illinois State vs Loyola of Chicago Recap - Loyola of Chicago Wins 79-69

Christian Thomas scored 17 points leading Loyola of Chicago to a 79-69 victory over Illinois State at Joseph J. Gentile Center on Sunday.

Loyola of Chicago was a 1-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Loyola of Chicago got 17 points from Joe Crisman and another 14 points from Nick Osborne. Jeff White contributed 5 assists, while Nick Osborne cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Illinois State got 14 points from Paris Lee in a losing cause and another 10 points from Daishon Knight. Daishon Knight contributed 5 assists for them, while Bobby Hunter had 4 rebounds.

Loyola of Chicago led at halftime, 37-20.

The rebound battle favored Loyola of Chicago as they grabbed 37 boards, while Illinois State only had 23.