COL BKB: Wichita State 88, Loyola (Ill.) 74

Feb. 19, 2014 at 11:28 PM

CHICAGO, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Fred VanVleet's 22 points Tuesday led third-ranked and undefeated Wichita State to an 88-74 win over Loyola-Chicago.

The win coupled with Syracuse's loss Tuesday left the Shockers (28-0, 15-0 MVC) as the only unbeaten team left in Div. I men's basketball.

VanVleet also had eight rebounds and Cleanthony Early scored 18 to reach the 1,000-point mark in his college career. Wichita State outrebounded their hosts 41-24 and was a sharp 31-for-34 from the free-throw line.

Milton Anthony scored 18 points to lead Loyola-Chicago (9-18, 4-11). The Ramblers lost their third consecutive game.

Wichita State took a 39-32 lead at halftime and held the Ramblers at arm's length in the second half.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more news from UPI.com
Related UPI Stories
share with facebook
share with twitter
Trending Stories