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Loyola men's hoops runs past Carver Bible, 111-54

November 6, 2009

Sean Bennett had 21 first half points with seven field goals from behind the arc as Loyola University New Orleans defeated Carver Bible College of Atlanta, Ga., 111-54 in the season opener for both teams Oct. 30 in The Den.

Four minutes into the game, Loyola took command with a 29-10 run. Bennett started the streak with three consecutive three pointers on Loyola possessions. He added two more during the run and Corey Gray capped the scoring spree with a long ball of his own to give the Wolfpack a 36-16 lead with 8:06 in the half.

Ryan Brock extended the Loyola advantage to 60-24 with six straight points capped with a steal and bucket in the waning moments of the half.

In the second period, Loyola led by as many as 59 points with 4:51 to play on a Chris Joseph three pointer to make the score 104-45.

Loyola had four players in double figures with Brock’s game high 24 points leading the charge. Bennett finished with 21 points on 7 of 12 from the field. Gray and Joseph each had 13 points off the bench for the Wolfpack.

For Carver Bible (0-1), Marcus Fulks led with 18 points on 8 of 9 shooting from the field. Joshua Caston added 13.

Loyola shot 51.9 percent from the field, while holding the Cougars to a 34.8 percent clip.

Loyola returns to action tonight, Friday, Nov. 6, against Wesley College of Florence, Miss., with tip off in The Den slated for 7 p.m. Prior to the game against Wesley, Loyola’s junior varsity team will play Baton Rouge Community College at 5 p.m.

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