BALTIMORE -- Dylon Cormier made 7 of 8 shots from the field and finished with a game-high 19 points and six assists to lead Loyola (Md.) past Marist 72-58 in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference matchup Thursday night.
Trailing 43-31 at halftime, Marist cut the lead to single digits, 52-43, on Anell Alexis' layup with 13:01 left to play, but that was the closest the Red Foxes would get. Loyola answered with a 15-8 run to extend its lead to 67-51 with 5:22 remaining.
The Greyhounds shot 60.4 percent (29 of 48) and led by as many as 17 points.
Alex and Adam Kemp scored 14 points apiece for Marist (4-14, 1-6), which has lost eight straight.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.
Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski, who missed most of last season with a back injury, says he is returning for another year.
Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to the Badgers for his senior season.