Wright State rallies to beat Loyola (IL) 62-59Monday, Feb 4, 2013
DAYTON, Ohio (AP)—Cole Darling scored a game-high 17 points and Wright State used a second-half rally to top Loyola of Chicago 62-59 in a Horizon League matchup Monday night.
Jerran Young added 11 points to help Wright State (15-8, 6-4) snap a three-game losing streak.
Trailing 34-22 at halftime, Wright State started the second half on a 14-5 run and cut the deficit to three, 39-36, behind Joe Bramanti’s 3-pointer with 12:02 left to play.
After Loyola (13-10, 3-7) answered with a 12-2 run to push the lead back to double figures, 51-38, with 7:54 left, Wright State responded by outscoring the Ramblers 21-8 to tie the game at 59 with 2:12 remaining. Young and Miles Dixon made back-to-back 3-pointers during the run.
Darling’s jumper with 1:18 to go put the Raiders ahead 61-59 and Loyola missed four shots in the final minute.
Christian Thomas led the Ramblers with 13 points.