Etherly, Loyola (MD) trump St. Peter's 74-58
BALTIMORE -- Erik Etherly scored a season-high 24 points and Loyola (Md.) rode a big first-half run to a 74-58 victory Sunday over St. Peter's in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action.
Etherly hit 8 of 15 from the field, grabbed seven rebounds and blocked five shots. The 20-plus point effort was his second straight as he rounds into form after missing five games with a shoulder injury.
Cormier put Loyola ahead 19-15 with a layup with 8:32 left in the first half, then added a jumper and a free throw as the Greyhounds scored 14 consecutive points for a 32-15 advantage. Loyola maintained a double digit lead the rest of the way.
Yvon Raymond had 16 points for the Peacocks (6-8, 1-3), who shot just 25 percent (7 of 28) in the first half.
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