Wright State beats Loyola of Chicago 64-52
CHICAGO (AP)—Cory Cooperwood tied a career high with 19 points and Todd Brown added 18 to lead Wright State to a 64-52 Horizon League victory over Loyola of Chicago Tuesday.
Wright State (15-10, 9-5) capitalized on Loyola’s poor shooting in the first half to build a 19-10 lead with six minutes left.
Loyola (12-14, 4-10) came back and tied the game at 29 at halftime after J.R. Blount scored the final four points in the last minute.
Wright State built its lead to as many as 18 at 64-46 in the closing minutes.
Loyola shot poorly for the whole game, making only 17-of-53 attempts for 32.1 percent. Wright State had trouble getting on track, hitting only 11-of-31 shots in the first half but sank 15-of-25 in the second half to finish at 46.4 percent on 26-of-56 shooting.
Blount led Loyola with 15 points and freshman Jordan Hicks had a career high 14 for the Ramblers.