Loyola (Md) clamps down on Rider 63-46

The Associated Press

BALTIMORE (AP) Erik Etherly scored 15 points and Robert Olson 14 as Loyola (Md.) cruised past Rider 63-46 Friday night while holding its fifth straight opponent under 60 points.

The Broncs' 46 points were the fewest the Greyhounds have allowed since defeating Niagara 68-45 on Feb. 21, 1992.

Loyola (17-5, 10-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), which has won five straight games and eight of its last nine, also snapped Rider's three-game winning streak.

The Broncs (9-15, 6-6), who averaged 87.3 points in their previous three games, posted their lowest point total since losing 65-40 to Fairfield in the 2003-04 season.

Leading 6-5, the Greyhounds went on a 29-4 run. Loyola held Rider to 3 of 23 first-half field goals while forcing 12 turnovers to lead 39-12 at the break.

Dylon Cormier added 12 points for Loyola and Shane Walker had 12 rebounds.

Daniel Stewart led Rider with 13 points and 10 boards.

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