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NCAA Game Summary - Loyola-Chicago at Mississippi State



(Sunday, December 1)

Final Score: Mississippi State 65, Loyola-Chicago 64 (OT)

Starkville, MS (SportsNetwork.com) - Roquez Johnson came off the bench for a double-double, helping the Mississippi State Bulldogs to a 65-64 overtime win against the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers at Humphrey Coliseum.

Johnson notched 20 points and 11 rebounds for the Bulldogs (5-1), shooting 6- of-10 from the field and 8-of-12 at the free-throw line. Craig Sword tallied a game-high 24 points on 8-of-12 from the floor and 8-of-10 at the stripe.

Milton Doyle led the Ramblers (3-5) with 22 points on 7-of-13 from the field and 6-of-8 at the line. Christian Thomas added 12 points and nine rebounds. Devon Turk came off the bench for another 10 points.

There was not much to divide the teams at halftime, when they were knotted at 29 apiece. The Ramblers shot 50 percent from the field, including 3-of-8 from 3-point range. The Bulldogs shot only 37.5 percent from the field, but made up for it by hitting 10-of-12 at the line.

The two teams matched each other again in the second half, the Bulldogs this time shooting 58.8 percent from the floor. The Ramblers connected on only 36 percent from the field, but they knocked down one more 3-pointer and free throw than their opponent. A Doyle long-distance jumper with 1:09 left tied the game at 56-56 and was the last scoring play in regulation.

Sword converted on a three-point play with 1:41 remaining in overtime to pull the Bulldogs ahead 64-62 and give them a lead they would not relinquish. Doyle was unable to hit another clutch three as time expired.

Mississippi State shot 46.8 percent for the contest, just slightly better than a 42.6 percent mark by Loyola-Chicago. The lead changed on 20 different occasions in the tightly contested game.

12/01 17:04:18 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
DUR 5
NOR 1
 
Final
TAM 4
BOS 3
Final
MIA 9
NYM 6
Final
ATL 0
PHI 7
Final
BAL 4
MIN 6
Final
STL 5
PIT 4
Final
CHC 4
MIL 2
Final
CLE 1
DET 12
Final
OAK 6
SEA 1
Final
SDP 3
ARI 1
Final
COL 10
SFG 9
Final
KAN 4
TEX 3
Final
LOS 4
WAS 6
7:05pm Tonight
NYY
BOS
7:05pm Tonight
BAL
CIN
7:05pm Tonight
CLE
DET
7:10pm Tonight
MIA
NYM
7:10pm Tonight
ATL
PHI
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
TOR
8:05pm Tonight
CHC
MIL
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN
CWS
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
ANA
8:10pm Tonight
KAN
TEX
 
8:15pm Tonight
STL
PIT
8:40pm Tonight
COL
SFG
10:05pm Tonight
OAK
SEA
 
10:10pm Tonight
SDP
ARI
 
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
WAS
Final
LOU 31
MIAMI 13
Final
DUR 5
NOR 1