BALTIMORE -- Dylon Cormier scored 19 points, pulled down eight rebounds and dished out four assists to lead Loyola (Md.) to a 65-53 win over Towson on Monday night in the 71st meeting between the programs.
Cormier was 6 of 19 from the field but made 7 of 9 free throws and grabbed five of his rebounds on the offensive end. Robert Olsen, who scored 20 points against Rhode Island on Friday, chipped in 15 points for Loyola (6-1), which built a 36-26 halftime lead.
Towson (3-3) made the first two baskets of the second half to cut the deficit to 36-30 but Olsen hit a 3-pointer -- assisted by Cormier -- to give Loyola the lead for good.
Towson shot 32.1 percent -- including 2 of 12 from deep -- and committed 15 turnovers. Loyola scored 17 points off those errors.
Jerome Hairston (13 points) was Towson's only player in double-figures.
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