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Chicago State Looks to Continue it’s Winning Streak While Loyola Looks to Break it’s Losing Streak

Posted by on Jan 20, 2013 | 0 comments

Both teams are on the court for early warm-ups. In a rare January non-conference match-up, the Chicago area tonight will be treated to another North Side VS South Side addition of college basketball. Tonight from the Jones Convocation Center off of 95th and King Drive, the Chicago State Cougars play host to the Loyola Ramblers. These two programs come into tonight’s contest with very...

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Valparaiso 75 Illinois-Chicago 70 Final Score

Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 | 0 comments

Both teams shake hands after a hard fought game. The Flames came out on the fire to start the second half. But missed shots, turnovers, and mistakes on defense would hurt them and ultimately cost them the game. After leading by as much as nine, the Crusaders began to take advantage of UIC’s mistakes and would eventually extinguish the Flames. Not helping matters was when Hayden Humes and...

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Valparaiso 33 Illinois-Chicago 30 Halftime

Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 | 0 comments

Gary Talton leads UIC with 8 points. It’s been a highly contested game so far as I expected. The Flames took a very quick 5-0 lead at the beginning of the game. But then the Flames began to miss shots and commit turnovers. The Crusaders were able to score points off of those mistakes. At one point Valpo lead by as much as nine, they also began to out-rebound the Flames. They also managed...

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UIC Looks to Get Back On The Winning Track

Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 | 0 comments

Fans are beginning to file into the UIC Pavilion on Chicago’s Near West Side tonight as the Illinois-Chicago Flames play host to long-time nemesis Valparaiso. The Flames come into this one losing four out of their last five. At the moment they are 10-5 (1-1 Horizon League), and they are not looking to repeat the same mistakes of the past. UIC is lead by Senior guards Gary Talton and Daniel...

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Youngstown State 68 Loyola 66 Final

Posted by on Jan 5, 2013 | 0 comments

The Penguins celebrate their upset victory over the Ramblers. Loyola initially started the second half right where the left off in the first half. But halfway through they hit a snag and it cost them dearly. Star forward Ben Averkamp got into foul trouble early, Loyola’s defense had difficulty defending the outside shot, and they missed key shots down the stretch. The Ramblers had led by...

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Loyola 35 Youngstown State 30 Halftime

Posted by on Jan 5, 2013 | 0 comments

Loyola forward Ben Averkamp (24) leads all scorers with 13 points. Ben Averkamp was the driving force behind Loyola’s first half comeback. Loyola took an early 6-2 lead, but missed shots, lack of defense in the paint, and the inability to rebound put Loyola in a hole. Turnovers also assisted Loyola in their first half downward spiral. YSU took advantage of every opportunity Loyola’s...

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