Tate Hall has huge night as Loyola knocks off visiting Illinois State

Ramblers improve to 11-4 in conference play.

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Loyola coach Porter Moser instructs his team during a second-round game against Tennessee at the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Dallas, Saturday, March 17, 2018   

Loyola coach Porter Moser instructs his team during a second-round game against Tennessee at the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Dallas, Saturday, March 17, 2018

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Tate Hall had a career-high 28 points on 11-of-14 shooting and Loyola rallied in the second half to defeat Illinois State 84-69 on Wednesday night at Gentile Arena.

Hall had 19 points, including all four of his 3-pointers, as the Ramblers outscored the Redbirds 50-31.

Cameron Krutwig had 13 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists for Loyola (19-9, 11-4 Missouri Valley Conference), which earned its fourth straight victory. Keith Clemons added 12 points.

The Ramblers posted a season-high 24 assists on 31 baskets.

Zach Copeland had 16 points for the Redbirds (8-19, 3-12), DJ Horne added 15 and Antonio Reeves 12.

Loyola defeated Illinois State 62-50 on Jan. 19. Loyola faces Missouri State on the road on Saturday. Illinois State matches up against Drake at home on Saturday.

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