Loyola of Chicago (2-0) vs. Illinois-Chicago (3-1)
Credit Union 1 Arena, Chicago; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Loyola of Chicago looks for its eighth straight win in the head-to-head series over Illinois-Chicago. Loyola of Chicago has won by an average of 11 points in its last seven wins over the Flames. Illinois-Chicago’s last win in the series came on Jan. 16, 2013, a 61-59 win.
TEAM LEADERS: Brian Taylor has averaged 5.3 points to lead the way for the Flames. Deon Ejim has complemented Brian Taylor and is accounting for 1.8 points per game. The Ramblers are led by Paxson Wojcik, who is averaging four points.BRIAN BEHIND THE ARC: Brian Taylor has attempted eight 3-pointers this season, hitting 62.5 percent. He has gone 4 for 6 over the last three games.
STINGY DEFENSE: Loyola of Chicago has held opposing teams to 49.5 points per game this year, the third-lowest figure among all Division I teams.
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