Loyola (IL) vs. Illinois-Chicago: Recap and Stats

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Loyola (IL) vs. Illinois-Chicago: Recap and Stats
Loyola (IL) 59
(10-7, 4-4 away)
Illinois-Chicago 61
(11-7, 8-1 home)
Venue: UIC Pavilion
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 16, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Loyola (IL) 30 29 59
Illinois-Chicago 35 26 61
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Loyola (IL) B Averkamp 15 B Averkamp 6 C Payne 4
Illinois-Chicago G Talton 13 H Humes 5 G Talton 4

On Wednesday, January 16th, Loyola (Chicago) dropped a close one to UIC 61-59 in conference play. Christian Thomas put up a game-high 16 points and six rebounds in a losing effort. Ben Averkamp had 14 points and added four rebounds. For the Flames, Gary Talton finished with a team-high 14 points and four rebounds. Next up for Loyola (Chicago) (10-7, 1-4 Horizon) is Chicago State (4-14, 0-1 Great West) on Sunday, January 20th on the road.

Loyola (Chicago) Game Notes

  • Loyola (Chicago) started 10-7 during the 2010, 2008, and 1999 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Ramblers have been unlucky 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Loyola (Chicago) has lost 22 close games.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 42.1% or better this season, Loyola (Chicago) has lost 78% of the time (2-7).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 33.3% or better this season, Loyola (Chicago) has lost 78% of the time (2-7).
  • When the opposition records 61 or more total points this season, Loyola (Chicago) has lost 75% of the time (2-6).
  • LCU set a season low for steals.
  • Loyola (Chicago) has recorded fewer blocks than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • The top two scorers (Christian Thomas and Ben Averkamp) accounted for 50.8% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jordan Hicks and Christian Thomas) accounted for 40.6% of the rebounds.
  • Jordan Hicks has led the team in rebounding in 3 out of 17 games this season.
  • Joe Crisman had a career high with a 100% three-point percentage.

UIC Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Gary Talton and Josh Crittle) accounted for 42.6% of the points.
  • Gary Talton has led the team in scoring 8 times in 18 games this season.
  • Josh Crittle has led the team in rebounding 6 times in 18 games this season.
  • Gary Talton has 5 straight double-digit point games.
LCU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+C. Thomas191660000
B+Ben Averkamp341442000
BMatt O`Leary21543011
BJordan Hicks30572000
B-Joe Crisman30852203
C+Cully Payne31615002
D+Devon Turk15300011
-Nick Osborne6200001
DJeff White13001001
UIC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AGary Talton351444201
B+Josh Crittle281271021
BHayden Humes37921200
BAnthony Kelley21632010
B-Will Simonton15620010
CJay Parker11212000
CDaniel Barnes30711100
D+Marc Brown17310101
-Joey Miller4200000

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