Loyola spoils Indiana State's celebration of its 1979 team

The game was the first sellout for Indiana State since a 2005 meeting with Indiana.

Posted: Jan. 19, 2019 11:02 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) - Cameron Krutwig had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Marques Townes also scored 16 points and Loyola-Chicago spoiled Indiana State's celebration of its 1979 team with a 75-67 victory on Saturday in front of a sellout crowd of 10,200, including NBA legend Larry Bird.

Indiana State was remembering the 40th anniversary of Bird facing off with Magic Johnson and Michigan State in the championship game. Bird, who averaged 28.6 points in being named the NCAA player of the year, and second-leading scorer Carl Nicks, 19.3 points, were honored a midcourt as well as coach Bill Hodges.

The game was the first sellout for Indiana State since a 2005 meeting with Indiana. The first 5,000 fans received a Horrible Hanky and a limited-edition program.

Lucas Williamson added 14 points for Loyola (12-7, 5-1 Missouri Valley) and Aher Uguak 10. The Ramblers have won three in a row.

Loyola led 34-23 with 2:07 left in the first half but Indiana State got it within six points at the break before the Ramblers scored seven of the first nine points of the second half. Isaiah Bujdoso made a 3-pointer with 4:11 left to put the Ramblers ahead 66-58 and Indiana State did not get closer than six points after that.

Tyreke Key led Indiana State (10-8, 2-4) with 19 points and Jordan Barnes added 15.

Article Comments

Terre Haute
Overcast
69° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 69°
Robinson
Broken Clouds
70° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 70°
Indianapolis
Broken Clouds
66° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 66°
Rockville
Overcast
69° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 69°
Casey
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 70°
Brazil
Overcast
69° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 69°
Marshall
Overcast
69° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 69°
More showers and then sunshine.
WTHI Planner
WTHI Temps
WTHI Radar

Latest Video

Image

Pickleball growing in popularity in the Wabash Valley

Image

All You Need to Know for Wednesday

Image

Morning showers and storms likely. Then some afternoon Sun and windy. High: 81°

Image

Clay City softball

Image

Loogootee softball

Image

Shakamak softball

Image

Readinger

Image

Vincennes Lincoln

Image

ISU Baseball MVC Honors

Image

Tracking Severe Weather Chances in the Wabash Valley

WTHI Events