|Loyola (IL)||B Averkamp 15.3||B Averkamp 6.5||C Payne 4.3|
|Milwaukee||J Aaron 14.0||D Harris 5.4||J Aaron 4.1|
Loyola (Chicago) goes up against Milwaukee on Tuesday. It gets started at 8 p.m. EST and it can be seen on Sports32. The Ramblers defeated the Panthers 76-65 on Jan. 30 and are 3-7 against them over the past four years.
Milwaukee is in ninth place in the conference and will be trying to close the gap with eigth place Loyola (Chicago).
The Ramblers were defeated by Youngstown State 60-59 on Feb. 7 despite 19 points and 8 rebounds from Christian Thomas. He is averaging 10.3 points and 6 rebounds per game. The Panthers were defeated by Wright State 64-49 on Feb. 9 despite 6 points from Austin Arians. He is averaging 6.4 points and 2.7 rebounds per game.
- Loyola has a better record at home than Milwaukee this season (6-4 vs. 5-7).
- Loyola has an average margin of victory of 8 over Milwaukee in 14 wins since 1994.
- Loyola has come back to win after being down at half against Milwaukee four times since 1998.
- You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Loyola currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (976 to 962) than Milwaukee, per the NCAA.
- Loyola has a better scoring defense (60.4 allowed per game vs. 69.5 allowed per game) than Milwaukee this season.
- Christian Thomas is ranked 8th in the Horizon in rebounds.
- The Loyola basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Milwaukee (75 percent vs. 60 percent).
- Loyola allows fewer rebounds (30.1 allowed per game vs. 37.9 allowed per game) than Milwaukee this season.
- The Loyola scoring leader (Ben Averkamp, 351 points) has more points than the Milwaukee scoring leader (Jordan Aaron, 349 points).
- Loyola is a better shooting team (44.0 percent vs. 37.9 percent) than Milwaukee this season.