Ramblers cage Penguins for third straight win

Loyola University Chicago   

Geoff McCammon scored 27 points to lead Loyola to an 84-71 victory over Youngstown State Thursday night.Ben Averkamp had 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Ramblers (13-8, 4-6 Horizon), who have won three in a row. McCammon’s 3-pointer with 16:09 remaining put Loyola ahead to stay 43-40 and the Ramblers eventually opened up a 16-point lead.Terrance Hill added 19 points and Andy Polka scored 12 points for Loyola, which went 19 for 20 at the free-throw line. Kendrick Perry led Youngstown State (7-13, 1-9) with 21 points. Tre Brewer, a reserve, scored 17 points in 21 minutes for the Penguins, who fell to 0-9 on the road. It was the 2,000th game for Youngstown State’s men’s basketball program; the Penguins have won 990 of them.

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