Loyola (Md.) rallies to beat Army 79-68 behind Walker
BALTIMORE (AP) — Andre Walker scored 20 points and a go-ahead layup late and Loyola (Md.) overcame a slow start to beat Army 79-68 on Saturday.
Andrew Kostecka scored 18 points with four steals and Isaiah Hart added 15 points for the Greyhounds (7-14, 5-5 Patriot League), who shot 50.9 percent from the floor and trailed 41-32 at halftime.
Loyola opened the second half shooting 81.8 percent from the floor and 75 percent from 3 and took a 44-42 lead on Kostecka’s free throws after a 12-1 run. The lead traded hands until Kostecka and Chuck Champion hit consecutive 3s and the Greyhounds pulled ahead 63-56 on KaVaughn Scott’s tip-in with 8:44 to go. Army tied it at 67 on Thomas Funk’s free throws, but Walker hit a go-ahead layup with 3:51 to go and Loyola finished on a 12-1 run.
Matthew Wilson scored 20 points and Jordan Fox added 17 with four 3-pointers for Army (12-9, 5-5).