Harold Washington

Loyola beats Canisius, 77-62, moves to 11-4

Dylon Cormier (Cardinal Gibbons) and Robert Olson scored 23 and 16 points, respectively, and the host Loyola men's basketball team pulled away from Canisius, 77-62, on Saturday at Reitz Arena.

The Greyhounds (11-4, 4-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) took a 15-point lead 4:05 into the second half on an offensive rebound and layup by Anthony Winbush, but the Golden Griffins (3-12, 0-5) scored 21 of the next 31 points to close within 57-53 on a 3-pointer by Alshwan Hymes with 10:14 left.

Olson scored the next seven points, building Loyola's advantage 64-53 with a 3-pointer at 7:28. Harold Washington made a jumper on the Golden Griffins' ensuing possession, but Cormier made a...