Scores

Final OT

Loyola (MD) 58

(5-1, 1-1 away)

Rhode Island 54

(0-5, 0-2 home)

7:00 PM ET, November 23, 2012

Thomas M. Ryan Center, Kingston, Rhode Island

1 2 OT T
L-MD 25 25 858
URI 26 24 454

Top Performers

Loyola (MD): R. Olson 20 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Rhode Island: J. Hare 8 Pts, 16 Reb, 7 Blk

Loyola (Md.) 58, Rhode Island 54

Associated Press

KINGSTON, R.I. -- Robert Olson hit a go-ahead layup with 1:57 left in overtime and Loyola (MD) held off Rhode Island for a 58-54 nonconference victory Friday night.

Olson's layup put the Greyhounds (5-1) ahead 55-54. He hit a jumper 83 seconds later to stretch the lead to 57-54, helping Loyola hold on as the Rams (0-5) missed their last four shot attempts -- all 3-point tries.

Rhode Island went up 53-50 at the start of overtime on Xavier Munford's 3-pointer. Jordan Latham hit a layup and then a free throw for Loyola to tie it 53-all, and then Jordan Hare put the Rams up 54-53 with a free throw with 2:30 left, setting up Olson's go-ahead basket.

In regulation, Olson hit a 3-pointer with 5 seconds left to tie the game 50-all. It was the first time Loyola hadn't trailed since late in the first half.

Olson finished with 20 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
L-MD
URI
Points 58 54
FG Made-Attempted 23-67 (.343) 20-59 (.339)
3P Made-Attempted 4-20 (.200) 4-22 (.182)
FT Made-Attempted 8-18 (.444) 10-20 (.500)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 8

2012-13 Season

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