Scores

Final

UIC 70

(3-6, 1-2 away)

Loyola (IL) 73

(4-5, 3-1 home)

4:00 PM ET, December 7, 2013

Joseph J. Gentile Center, Chicago, Illinois

1 2 T
UIC 39 3170
L-IL 37 3673

Top Performers

Illinois-Chicago: H. Humes 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Stl

Loyola (IL): M. Doyle 18 Pts, 5 Ast

Loyola of Chicago holds off Illinois-Chicago 73-70

Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Milton Doyle scored 18 points as Loyola of Chicago held on for a 73-70 victory over Illinois-Chicago Saturday.

Christian Thomas contributed 14 points.

UIC (3-6) led 39-37 at the half. A Thomas layup followed by a Doyle free throw, a dunk by Osborne and a White jumper put Loyola (4-5) out front 44-39 to start the second period.

Pat Birt's 3-pointer closed the gap to 52-51 with 11:33 remaining in the game. Loyola stretched the lead again to 72-67 with 21 seconds remaining. Kelsey Barlow made a layup and the following free throw to move within two 72-70.

Loyola's Thomas made a free throw to make it 73-70 with 10 seconds left. He missed his second, giving the Flames a chance. Barlow missed a 3-point shot. The Flames got the rebound but time ran out before they could get off another shot.

Marc Brown led UIC with 18 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UIC
L-IL
Points 70 73
FG Made-Attempted 27-53 (.509) 27-42 (.643)
3P Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 3-9 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 11-20 (.550) 16-21 (.762)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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