CHICAGO (AP) — Tony Meier scored 26 points to lead Milwaukee to a 78-69 victory over Loyola of Chicago on Saturday.

Paris Gulley had 19 points — going 5 for 7 from 3-point range — and James Haarsma scored 14 for the Panthers (19-12, 11-7), who have won four in a row and will host Illinois-Chicago in the first round of the Horizon League tournament on Tuesday.

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Both teams shot better than 50 percent on Saturday. Milwaukee made 59 percent of its shots while Loyola hit on 54 percent.

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Ben Averkamp had 16 points for Loyola before fouling out. Jordan Hicks scored 13 and Denzel Brito had 10 points for the Ramblers (7-22, 1-17), who finished last in the 10-team Horizon League. Loyola plays at Detroit in tournament play on Tuesday.

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