Scores

Final

Loyola (IL) 69

(5-7, 0-5 away)

Fordham 83

(7-4, 5-1 home)

4:00 PM ET, December 23, 2013

Rose Hill Gymnasium, Bronx, New York

1 2 T
L-IL 38 3169
FOR 29 5483

Top Performers

Loyola (IL): C. Thomas 12 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Fordham: J. Severe 23 Pts, 2 Reb, 6 Ast

Fordham beat Loyola of Chicago 83-69

Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Jon Severe scored 23 points, nine in the final 1:45, as Fordham scored 54 points in the second half to come back and beat Loyola of Chicago 83-69 on Monday.

Severe made all 11 of his free throws, six in the last minute of the game, for Fordham (7-4). Bryan Smith (17), Branden Frazier (16), Ryan Rhoomes (14) joined Severe in double figures.

Fordham trailed 38-29, but came out of the locker room and scored 12 of the first 14 points to take a 41-40 lead. Smith made two 3-pointers during the run. Later in the half, another Smith 3-pointer extended Fordham's lead to 56-48.

Loyola (5-7) pulled within 66-62 with 3:06 remaining, on Jeff White's 3-pointer, but Fordham responded with a 9-0 run and made all 14 of its free throws in the final 1:21.

Devon Turk had 14 points in the first half after making four 3-pointers.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
L-IL
FOR
Points 69 83
FG Made-Attempted 30-63 (.476) 27-60 (.450)
3P Made-Attempted 8-21 (.381) 8-23 (.348)
FT Made-Attempted 1-2 (.500) 21-23 (.913)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 10 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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