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Men’s basketball hosts Loyola on Wednesday

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The University of Evansville men's basketball team returns home to the Ford Center on Wednesday for a 6 p.m. game against Loyola. The game will be carried on ESPN+ along with the Purple Aces Radio Network.

Setting the Scene
- Evansville has come extremely close to their elusive first conference win in the last two games; following an overtime game against Southern Illinois last week, the Aces held a 1-point lead inside of four minutes remaining on Sunday at Bradley
- In the first contest between UE and Loyola, the Ramblers outscored the Aces by a 54-16 margin in the paint on their way to a 78-44 victory
- Marquise Kennedy led LUC with 20 points on an efficient 8-for-9 shooting day
- When you look at the series, the Ramblers have won four of the last five games, but Evansville held strong on its home floor last season, dealing the Ramblers a 67-48 loss on January 8, 2019
- K.