Loyola of Chicago beats William & Mary 64-61
CHICAGO (AP)—Justin Cerasoli matched a career high with 21 points as Loyola of Chicago held off William and Mary for a 64-61 victory on Tuesday.
Loyola (4-4) led 54-42 with 4:39 left, but the Tribe rallied, paced by Danny Sumner and Peter Stein. Sumner scored all of his 18 points and Stein had 14 of his 16 after the intermission.
William and Mary (3-5) had a chance to tie after Loyola’s Andy Polka missed a pair of free throws with 12.3 seconds left, but David Schneider’s last-second shot was wide at the buzzer.
The Tribe entered the game averaging almost nine 3-point goals per game, but made only 1-of-11 in the first half. They sank 6-of-12 3-point attempts in the second.
Darrin Williams added 15 points and J.R. Blount had 11 for Loyola.