Loyola (IL) vs. Wright State: Recap and Stats

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Loyola (IL) vs. Wright State: Recap and Stats
Loyola (IL) 59
(13-10, 6-5 away)
Wright State 62
(15-8, 9-3 home)
Venue: Nutter Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 04, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Loyola (IL) 34 25 59
Wright State 22 40 62
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Loyola (IL) C Thomas 13 C Thomas 8 C Payne 5
Wright State C Darling 17 C Darling 6 K Griffin 7

Wright State just barely beat Loyola (Chicago) 62-59 in Horizon play on Monday, February 4th. It looked like this one could get ugly, with Loyola (Chicago) up 34-22 at the half, but Wright State was able to make a comeback and secure the win in the second half. With the win, the Raiders stay unbeaten against Loyola (Chicago) this season at 2-0. Cole Darling guided the Raiders and put up a game-high 17 points and six rebounds. Kendall Griffin also had a solid game, scoring eight points and adding seven assists. For the Ramblers, Cully Payne got 10 points. Wright State (15-7, 6-4 Horizon) heads to Green Bay (12-11, 6-4 Horizon) on Thursday, February 7th.

Wright State Game Notes

  • Wright State started 15-8 during the 2009 and 2006 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Raiders have won 4 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Wright State is 36-26 in close games.
  • Wright State has won every game this season (10-0) when its field goal percentage has been 44.9% or better.
  • The Raiders have won 86% of the time this season (6-1) after recording 14 or more assists.
  • WSU has won 85% of the time this season (11-2) when opponents record 3 or fewer blocks.
  • This season Wright State has won 80% of the time (4-1) when Cole Darling has 17 points or more.
  • The Raiders have recorded more steals than their opponents for the past 6 games.
  • Wright State has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past 7 games.
  • This is the 4th win of the season where the Raiders came back after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 11th game at home this season--WSU has a 8.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Cole Darling and Jerran Young) accounted for 45.1% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Cole Darling and Matt Vest) accounted for 43.4% of the rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more points (37) than the starters (25).
  • Cole Darling has led the team in scoring 6 times and in rebounding 7 times in 23 games this season.
  • Kendall Griffin had a career high with 7 assists.
  • Cole Darling has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Cole Darling had a career high with 4 steals.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Jerran Young.

Loyola (Chicago) Game Notes

  • The Ramblers have lost 4 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Loyola (Chicago) is 25-23 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Christian Thomas and Devon Turk) accounted for 40.6% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Christian Thomas and Jordan Hicks) accounted for 45.1% of the rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more points (33) than the starters (26).
  • Christian Thomas has led the team in scoring 4 times and in rebounding 9 times in 23 games this season.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Ben Averkamp.
  • Christian Thomas has 8 straight double-digit point games.
LCU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BCully Payne271015203
BC. Thomas301380105
B-Devon Turk231150014
C+Matt O`Leary9411000
C+Jordan Hicks29561113
CBen Averkamp32833005
CJeff White23641002
DLondon Dokubo16010101
-Nick Osborne8000011
-Bill Clark3210000
WSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ACole Darling281760410
AKendall Griffin36827001
B+Jerran Young121120101
BMiles Dixon16812101
B-AJ Pacher15901001
C+Matt Vest19042200
CJT Yoho11320000
C-Joe Bramanti19610204
-Bobo Drummond5011101
DTavares Sledge11010000
FR. Arceneaux28011004

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