Christian Thomas scored 16 points and Devon Turk added 15 as Loyola-Chicago jumped out to an 18-point first-half lead.
Illinois-Chicago was led by Jake Wiegand’s game high 26 points on 11-of-15 from the field.
Northern Illinois ran its home win streak to 28 games while picking up its 24th straight Mid-American Conference win, stopping winless Kent State, 17-14, Saturday night.
Kent State is the college campus in Ohio where four students were killed by National Guard troops in a war protest in 1970. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Travon Baker made two free throws with 5.2 seconds left to lift Northern Illinois to a 50-49 victory over Kent State Wednesday night.
Cameron Stingily ran for a career-high 266 yards and two scores as Northern Illinois remained undefeated with a 38-24 win over Kent State on Saturday.
In an attempt to prove their college football dominance, LSU frat Delta Kappa Epsilon took about the cheapest shot one can take.
Jordan Lynch ran for three touchdowns, including a 2-yarder in the second overtime, and Demetrius Stone’s interception in the end zone gave No. 19 Northern Illinois a 44-37 victory over No. 18 Kent State in a stirring Mid-American Conference championship game Friday night.
An unlikely sequence of events played out over the weekend that now has Northern Illinois smelling oranges.
There are bonehead plays – and then there’s this.
Senior defensive tackle Ron Newcomb posted 2 1/2 sacks and a career-best nine tackles, including five solo stops in NIU’s 40-10 victory over Kent State. For his efforts, Newcomb was named Mid-American Conference West Player of the Week.
Northern Illinois’ defense allowed just 70 yards and recorded seven sacks as the Huskies defeated Kent State 40-10 on Saturday.