CHICAGO – – Braden Norris scored nine of his 23 points in second overtime, and Loyola Chicago never fell behind in the final session, beating Valparaiso 81:74 on Tuesday night.
Norris went 3 for 3 when shooting from 3 point distance and finished 5 for 9 out of 3 overall. Norris’ 3 with 23 seconds remaining in first overtime connected it at 66. He pocketed a pair of free throws with 17 seconds remaining to tie it at 55 at the end of the rules.
The Ramblers (12-2, 3-0 Missouri Valley Conference) have won seven straight wins. Marquise Kennedy scored 14 points, Tate Hall 13 and Lucas Williams 11 for Loyola Chicago.
Sheldon Williams scored 20 goals from the bench for Valparaiso (8-9, 1-4). Kevion Taylor scored 17 and Kobe King 16 for the Beacons.