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.
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.
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.