SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Keandre Cook scored 21 points on five 3-pointers and grabbed eight rebounds as Missouri State cruised to a 70-35 win over Loyola of Chicago Wednesday night.
The Bears were up 30-24 at the break. Webster and Da Silva each sank a 3-pointer to open the second half and Da Silva added a dunk to make it 40-28 with 14:55 to play. The Ramblers (12-8, 5-2). went the next seven minutes without a basket as Missouri State added to its lead with 3-pointers by Cook and Jared Ridder, stretching it to 50-28 with 10:24 left.
Loyola-Chicago, which shares the lead with Valparaiso in the MVC standings, was held to just four field goals in the second half.
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