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

Loyola (Chicago) let one slip to Wright State 62-59 in conference play on Monday, February 4th. Loyola (Chicago) held a 34-22 lead at the half, but Wright State fought back in the second half and got the win. The Ramblers stay winless against Wright State this season at 0-2. The Ramblers got 10 points from Cully Payne in minutes. Christian Thomas had 13 points and added eight rebounds. Cole Darling finished with a game-high 17 points and six rebounds for the Raiders. Loyola (Chicago) (13-10, 3-7 Horizon) travels to Youngstown State (13-9, 5-4 Horizon) on Thursday, February 7th.

Loyola (Chicago) Game Notes

  • Loyola (Chicago) started 13-10 during the 2010, 2009, and 1999 seasons (since 1996).
  • LCU beat the spread by 1.5 points. That makes the 10th time this season the Ramblers have beaten the spread.
  • The Ramblers have been unlucky 4 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Loyola (Chicago) is 25-23 in close games.
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 41.2% or better this season, Loyola (Chicago) has lost 100% of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 44.9% or better this season, Loyola (Chicago) has lost 90% of the time (1-9).
  • The Ramblers set season highs for three-point percentage (0.625) and turnovers (24).
  • The last time LCU had a three-point percentage of 62.5% or higher was Jan 10, 2009 against Youngstown State.
  • This is the 5th loss of the season where the Ramblers opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • 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.

Wright State Game Notes

  • 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 set a career high with 7 assists.
  • Cole Darling has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Cole Darling set a career high with 4 steals.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Jerran Young.
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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