Jones’s double-double leads Loyola (Md) past Fairfield 81-66
BALTIMORE (AP) — Jarred Jones scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, James Fives hit three 3-pointers and finished with 13 points and Loyola (Md) beat Fairfield 81-66 on Wednesday.
Nevell Provo added 10 points for Loyola, which snapped a two-game skid after trailing by as many as 12 points.
After a steal by KaVaughn Scott, Andrew Kostecka made a layup to start 17-3 run, during which Fairfield went about 3½ minutes without a field goal, to put Loyola (2-3) up 60-50 with 12 minutes to go.
After Tyler Nelson hit a 3-pointer to trim Fairfield’s deficit to seven, the Greyhounds answered with a 12-2 spurt — including seven points by Jones — that extended their lead to 17 points and they led by double figures the rest of the way.
Matija Milin scored 15, Amaduo Sidibe had 13 points and 13 rebounds and Tyler Nelson added 13 points for Fairfield (3-1).