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Aces erase 22-point deficit in hard-fought contest

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Facing a 22-point deficit in the first half, the University of Evansville men's basketball team staged another furious rally, battling back to take a late lead before a 7-0 run pushed Loyola to a 73-66 win inside the Ford Center. Box Score (PDF) Leading Evansville (9-17, 0-13 MVC) was K.J. Riley. The senior scored 28 points with 12 coming from the free throw line. He added six assists and five boards. Sam Cunliffe posted a 16-point outing while Evan Kuhlman added eight tallies. Loyola (17-9, 9-4 MVC) saw Lucas Williamson record 20 points with Cameron Krutwig finishing the night with 14.