NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Erik Etherly scored 26 points and Loyola (Md.) came back to beat Tennessee State 69-67 Saturday.
Loyola trailed by 12 with less than 8 minutes to play, but a 19-5 run put the Greyhounds (20-9) in front.
It's the first time in Division I Loyola has won 20 games in back-to-back seasons.
Dylan Cormier had 20 points for the Greyhounds, who have won three in a row and five of six.
Patrick Miller scored 17 points, Kellen Thornton had 15, Jordan Cyphers 11 and Robert Covington 10 for the Tigers (17-11), whose two-game winning streak ended. It was Tennessee State's first home loss of the season.
Tennessee State led 49-38 at halftime, but the Tigers shot 6 of 22 in the second half. The Greyhounds finally caught the Tigers at 67-67 with 2:57 left, and Cormier's two free throws with 11 seconds left sealed the victory.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
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