Colgate pulls away late from Loyola (MD) in 77-72 win
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) Jordan Burns scored 20 points and Dana Batt made all seven of his shots and scored 16 and Colgate beat Loyola (MD) 77-72 on Saturday.
Andre Walker made a jumper and a 3-pointer on consecutive possessions and the Greyhounds led 69-68 with 2:13 left. Jordan Swopshire countered with a pair of free throws, and Burns made a 3 with 52 seconds left and Colgate (10-9, 5-3 Patriot League) never trailed again. Colgate made 4 of 6 free throws in the last 27 seconds to wrap it up.
Loyola (5-14, 3-5) led 36-29 at halftime before the Raiders went on a 15-6 run after the break for a 44-42 lead with 16:13 to play. Batt scored six during the run and Burns had five points.
Burns missed just 3 of 9 shots and Colgate finished 25-of-46 shooting (54 percent) from the field. Jordan Robinson added 13 points for the Raiders.
Updated January 20, 2018