CHICAGO (AP) — Ben Richardson, Milton Doyle, and Aundre Jackson each scored 16 points, and Donte Ingram scored 14 points to go along with 11 rebounds and Loyola of Chicago beat Drake 80-65 on Wednesday.
With a 33-32 lead at halftime, Loyola of Chicago (18-12, 8-9 Missouri Valley) took control after the break on a pair of Doyle 3-pointers. Jackson had a 3-point play and layup and Richardson’s layup made it 45-34 with 16:27 remaining.
Reed Timmer made a 3-pointer for Drake (7-22, 5-12) to bring it within 56-47 but that was the last time the Bulldogs would trail by less than double digits. Richardson nailed a 3, and Cameron Satterwhite made two free throws and the Ramblers led 75-53 with 4:55 left.
The Ramblers outrebounded Drake 40-29 and shot 33 for 65 (51 percent) from the floor. Richardson was 6-for-7 shooting including 3 for 3 from 3-point range.
Graham Woodward led Drake with 14 points and Timmer chipped in 13.