March Madness

March Madness: Men’s Basketball Takes on Tennesee in Round of 32

Conor Bergin

The Loyola men’s basketball team (29-5, 15-3) is taking on the University of Tennessee in the second round of March Madness. The Ramblers lead the Volunteers 29-25 at halftime.

Senior forward Aundre Jackson leads Loyola with 10 points and three rebounds. Tennessee junior guard Admiral Schofield leads the Volunteers with 11 points.

Loyola shot 47.8 percent (11-for-23) from the field in the first half compared to Tennessee’s 38.5 percent (10-for-26). The Ramblers are also out-rebounding the Volunteers 14-12.

Update: Loyola defeats Tennessee 63-62 on a jumper by redshirt junior Clayton Custer with 3.5 seconds left. Loyola advances to the Sweet Sixteen in Atlanta March 22.

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