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State hoops roundup (Feb. 16): Jarred Jones leads Loyola past Bucknell, 78-77

State hoops roundup (Feb. 16): Jarred Jones leads Loyola past Bucknell, 78-77

Jarred Jones (John Carroll) grabbed 12 rebounds and scored 23 points, including a go-ahead floater with 45 seconds left, and Loyola Maryland held off Bucknell, 78-77, on Wednesday night to end a two-game skid.

Trailing by nine at halftime and by as many as 15 in the second half, Bucknell rallied to a 60-59 lead after Nana Foulland’s dunk capped a 9-0 run. The Greyhounds tied it at 62 on a 3 by Andre Walker, but Zach Thomas’ 3-pointer put Bucknell up 69-67 with 4:37 to go. Jones made consecutive layups and Loyola led 71-69 with 2:09 left.

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