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#18 Loyola Chicago Ramblers (24-4)


Fri. 2/26 Sat. 2/27 Fri. 3/5 Sat. 3/6 Sun. 3/7
vs. SIU 
W 60-52
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vs. SIU 
W 65-58
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vs. SIU 
W 73-49
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vs. InSt 
W 65-49
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vs. Drake 
W 75-65
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Loyola Chicago gets MVC crown over Drake, 7th NCAA berth

ST. LOUIS (AP) Cameron Krutwig and Braden Norris scored 20 points apiece to lead No. 20 Loyola Chicago to a 75-65 win over Drake in the Missouri Valley Conference championship game Sunday for a spot in the NCAA Tournament.

The Ramblers (24-4, 16-2) will be making their seventh NCAAs appearance and first since the 2018 team reached the Final Four as a No. 11 seed.

Keith Clemons added 13 points for Loyola, which has won six in a row and 17 of its past 18.

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Leaders
Points: C. Krutwig15.0
Rebounds: C. Krutwig6.7
Assists: C. Krutwig3.0
FG%: C. Krutwig57.9%
FT%: No qualifiers
3P%: B. Norris40.0%
Steals: L. Williamson1.4
Blocks: C. Krutwig1.2
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga24-0
2 Baylor21-1
3 Illinois20-6
4 Michigan19-3
5 Iowa20-7
6 Alabama21-6
7 Houston21-3
8 Arkansas21-5
9 Ohio State18-8
10 West Virginia18-8
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga24-0
2 Baylor21-1
3 Illinois20-6
4 Michigan19-3
5 Alabama21-6
6 Iowa20-7
7 Houston21-3
8 Arkansas21-5
9 West Virginia18-8
10 Ohio State18-8
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Missouri Valley Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
18 Loyola Chicago 16-2 24-4
Drake 15-3 25-4
Missouri State 12-6 17-7
Indiana State 11-7 15-10
UNI 7-11 10-15
Evansville 7-11 9-16
Valparaiso 7-11 10-18
Bradley 6-12 12-16
Southern Illinois 5-13 12-14
Illinois State 4-14 7-18
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 71.5 (174)
Rebounds: 7.3 (322)
Assists: 15.8 (42)
FG%: 50.5% (5)
FT%: 72.3% (125)
3P%: 36.8% (50)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 55.5 (1)
Rebounds: 25.4 (180)
Assists: 9.3 (5)
FG%: 40.7% (39)
FT%: 70.1% (135)
3P%: 32.6% (115)
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