Recap: Loyola-Maryland vs. Kent State
Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) - Erik Etherly had quite an afternoon to power the Loyola-Maryland Greyhounds to a 73-59 victory over the Kent State Golden Flashes, 73-59, in the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament at Reitz Arena.
Etherly finished with 27 points and 11 rebounds while also dishing out four assists for Loyola (23-11). Dylon Cormier added 18 points and Robert Olson chipped in with 10 as well for the Greyhounds.
Randal Holt and Chris Evans each had 13 points and Darren Goodson tacked on 12 for Kent State (21-14).
Both teams collected nine field goals and shot 30 percent from the field in the first half. Loyola was able to take the 31-25 advantage at the break by netting all 11 of its shots from the free-throw line.
While Loyola improved to 52.4 percent shooting in the second half, the Golden Flashes sank to 25 percent while recording just seven field goals. The Greyhounds also knocked down 18-of-22 shots from the charity stripe to pull away for the win.
Loyola had a 40-24 advantage on the boards and, led by four from Jordan Latham, blocked six shots as a team. Kent State assisted on just six field goals.Game Notes