Loyola (Md) holds off Cornell for 76-71 win

BALTIMORE (AP) Tyler Hubbard scored 15 points and Eric Laster added 13 more, including a tie-breaking 3-pointer in the closing minutes, to lead Loyola (Md) past Cornell 76-71 on Sunday.

Cornell (1-1) tied the game at 66 when Shonn Miller hit a pair of free throws with 3:34 remaining, but Laster hit a 3-pointer 24 seconds later which sparked an 8-2 run over the next 3 minutes and sealed it for Loyola (1-1).

Miller finished with 20 points, nine rebounds, two steals and two blocks for Cornell, which made just 2 of 11 field goals in the final 5 1/2 minutes. Galal Cancer scored 19 and Robert Hatter added 17 in the loss.

Cam Gregory grabbed 10 rebounds for Loyola, which out-rebounded Cornell 43-34 while pulling down 19 offensive rebounds.

Loyola made 8 of 19 from 3-point range while the Big Red converted just 3 of 19.

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