After a good contest that required additional time, the Loyola Ramblers fell to the Dayton Flyers by a rating of 85-81. Regardless of being heavy underdogs, the Ramblers had been in a position to persist with Dayton nearly all night time in a recreation that would’ve gone both manner. The loss now drops the Ramblers to 7-14 (1-8 A10). Listed here are three observations from the sport:
Technical fouls damage Rambler momentum
Late within the second half, Tom Welch and Daro Holmes II bought right into a little bit of a scrum after the play. Welch shoved Holmes off of him after the play with Dayton responding with a shove proper again, leading to technical fouls being assessed to either side, together with the preliminary foul on the play for Welch. Welch ended up fouling out not lengthy after, with Dayton happening a run to ultimately take the lead from the Ramblers.
Alston nearly propels Ramblers to upset
After a profession recreation towards Duquesne, Philip Alston adopted it up with one other key efficiency, main the Ramblers to nearly take the victory. Alston completed his night time with 22 factors, none extra vital than the three-pointer he made on the buzzer to ship the Ramblers to additional time.
Foul hassle ultimately pressured Alston out of the sport, leaving the Ramblers with out their prime scorer as they ultimately misplaced out to Dayton.
A number of Flyers step up for profession performances
With their main scorer in Holmes being held quiet all recreation, Dayton acquired large contributions from Toumani Camara and Malachi Smith. Camara led all scorers in tonight’s affair with 31 factors to complete one rebound in need of a double double. Smith, alternatively, led all scorers with 8 assists whereas additionally placing ahead 21 factors. Each represented career-high factors totals for the pair.
The Ramblers now return residence for a rematch towards George Mason, with tipoff starting at 1:30 p.m. on USA.