No. 20 Loyola cruises to 73-49 win over Southern Illinois

Freshman Jacob Hutson had 13 points and Lucas Williamson and Braden Norris each added 11 and No. 20 Loyola earned a 73-49 win over Southern Illinois on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.

DePaul beats Providence 75-49

Lexi Held scored 21 points on 7-of-10 shooting and No. 24 DePaul regained its shooting touch with a 75-49 win to end a two-game losing streak.

Illinois beats Wisconsin 74-69

Illinois was playing without All-American candidate Ayo Dosunmu, who missed a second straight game after breaking his nose during a loss at Michigan State.

Akuchie, Bohannon lead Youngstown St. over UIC 74-58

Michael Akuchie had 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead five Youngstown State players in double figures as the Penguins beat Illinois-Chicago 74-58 in the Horizon League Tourney on Thursday night. Naz Bohannon added 15 points for the Penguins. Darius Quisenberry chipped in 12, Shemar Rathan-Mayes scored 10 and Garrett Covington had 10. Bohannon also had six assists.