Loyola of Chicago beats Wis.-Green Bay 62-60
CHICAGO (AP)—J.R. Blount hit two free throws with 4.9 seconds left as Loyola of Chicago beat Wisconsin-Green Bay 62-60 on Monday night.
The Phoenix and Ramblers traded momentum, with the score tied 11 times and the lead changing 13 times. Loyola (9-6, 1-2 Horizon League) led 32-25 at the intermission on 56 percent first-half shooting.
Wisconsin-Green Bay (10-5, 3-1) fought back and Troy Cotton tied the game with a 3-pointer with 34.7 seconds left.
Blount was fouled by Rahmon Fletcher as he drove for the basket. He sank the two free throws and a 3-point try by Cotton missed as time expired.
Blount led the Ramblers with 17 points while Cerasoli add 15 and Leon Young had 10.
Randy Berry led the Phoenix with 16 points. Ryan Tillema had 13 and Fletcher added 11.