CHICAGO -- Geoff McCammon scored 26 points and Loyola of Chicago cruised past Illinois-Chicago 80-63 Saturday night.
Terrance Hill added 15 points for the Ramblers (14-11, 5-10 Horizon). Walt Gibler scored 11 points and Courtney Stanley had 10 points and eight assists for Loyola. Andy Polka grabbed 11 rebounds and Ben Averkamp blocked four shots. McCammon and Hill each went 4-for-6 from 3-point range.
Loyola led 35-33 at the half and it was 46-44 about 5 minutes into the second half. The Ramblers then outscored the Flames 20-8 over the next 10 minutes and eventually led by 18 points.
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