SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Keandre Cook scored 21 points on five 3-pointers and grabbed eight rebounds as Missouri State cruised to a 70-35 win over Loyola of Chicago Wednesday night.
Josh Webster added 14 points and five assists for the Bears (9-11, 3-4 Missouri Valley Conference) who were 12 of 23 (52 percent) from beyond the arc. Tulio Da Silva had 14 points and eight rebounds.
The Bears were up 30-24 at the break. Webster and Da Silva each sank a 3-pointer to open the second half and Da Silva added a dunk to make it 40-28 with 14:55 to play. The Ramblers (12-8, 5-2). went the next seven minutes without a basket as Missouri State added to its lead with 3-pointers by Cook and Jared Ridder, stretching it to 50-28 with 10:24 left.