TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - Jake LaRavia had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and Indiana State beat Loyola-Chicago 68-39 on Wednesday night to remain undefeated at home this season.
Indiana State led by just three points with 6:44 remaining in the first half, but closed on a 19-2 run for a 43-23 lead. The Sycamores were 9 of 10 from the field, including 3 of 3 behind the arc, during the stretch while Loyola missed all eight field-goal attempts.
Tyreke Key had 18 points for Indiana State (14-8, 7-4 Missouri Valley Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive victory. Cam Bacote and Christian Williams each had 10 points.
Cameron Krutwig had four assists for the Ramblers (15-9, 7-4). Loyola entered ranked 11th in the nation, allowing just 60.4 points per game.
Indiana State plays Illinois State on the road on Saturday. Loyola takes on Valparaiso at home on Sunday.