CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA Tournament begins this week and Loyola Chicago once again has its sights set on a deep run.
Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt plans to be along for the ride, of course. But this time, maybe, the Ramblers can leave the glass slippers at home.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lucas Williamson had 18 points and 10 rebounds, Aher Uguak added 16 points and 10 boards and Loyola Chicago defeated Drake 64-58 on Sunday to win the Missouri Valley Conference tournament and advance to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Braden Norris had 19 points as Loyola Chicago routed Northern Iowa 66-43 in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament semifinals on Saturday.
Norris made 4 of 6 3-pointers.
Marquise Kennedy had 13 points and six rebounds for Loyola Chicago (24-7).
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lucas Williamson registered 13 points as Loyola Chicago topped Bradley 66-50 in the Missouri Valley Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Friday.
Ryan Schwieger had 11 points for Loyola Chicago (23-7).
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — AJ Green scored seven of his 32 points in overtime to spark Northern Iowa to a 102-96 victory over Loyola Chicago on Saturday, wrapping up the Missouri Valley Conference regular-season title for the Panthers.
CHICAGO (AP) — Aher Uguak had 13 points as Loyola Chicago romped past Evansville 82-31 on Wednesday night.
Lucas Williamson had 11 points for Loyola Chicago (22-6, 13-4 Missouri Valley Conference).
CHICAGO (AP) — Tucker DeVries matched his season high with 24 points as Drake got past Loyola Chicago 83-76 on Saturday.
Garrett Sturtz had 15 points, seven rebounds and five steals for Drake (19-9, 10-5 Missouri Valley Conference).
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Chris Knight had a season-high 20 points, including a go-ahead basket with 57 seconds left, and Loyola Chicago edged past Valparaiso 71-69 on Wednesday night.
Lucas Williamson had 12 points for Loyola Chicago (20-5, 11-3 Missouri Valley Conference).
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — D.J. Wilkins scored 20 points to propel Drake to a 77-68 victory over Loyola Chicago on Sunday.
Wilkins made 6 of 12 shots with two 3-pointers for the Bulldogs (16-6, 7-2 Missouri Valley Conference).
CHICAGO (AP) — Isiaih Mosley scored 40 points and Missouri State beat No. 22 Loyola Chicago 79-69 on Saturday, ending the Ramblers’ 10-game winning streak.
Donovan Clay added 16 points and Gaige Prim 11 for the Bears (15-6, 6-2 Missouri Valley Conference), who last beat an AP Top 25 team Dec.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Lucas Williamson scored 17 points and Marquise Kennedy scored 15 and Loyola Chicago won its ninth straight beating Indiana State 64-56 on Saturday.
The Ramblers (13-2, 4-0 Missouri Valley Conference) are off to their best start in conference action since the 2001-02 season.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Braden Norris scored 18 points, all on 3-pointers, Loyola Chicago made 17 3-pointers, and the Ramblers defeated Vanderbilt 69-58 on Friday night.
Loyola (9-2) scored all but 18 of its points on 3-pointers and also had 19 assists.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Jacob Hutson scored a career high 26 points on 9-for-13 shooting to help Loyola Chicago beat Arizona State 77-59 in Friday's seventh-place game to wrap up the Battle 4 Atlantis.
CHICAGO (AP) — Aher Uguak had 16 points to lead six Loyola Chicago players in double figures as the Ramblers easily defeated Coppin State 103-45 on Tuesday night in a season opener.
Saint Thomas, Braden Norris and Ryan Schwieger added 13 points apiece for the Ramblers.
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