CHICAGO (AP)Philip Alston had 18 points in Loyola Chicago’s 70-63 win against UIC on Friday night.

Alston added seven rebounds for the Ramblers (2-0). Ben Schwieger was 6 of 9 shooting, including 1 for 3 from distance, and went 1 for 3 from the line to add 14 points. Tom Welch finished 6 of 6 from the field to finish with 13 points.

Trevante Anderson led the Flames (1-1) in scoring, finishing with 20 points and four steals. Jace Carter added 17 points and two steals for UIC. In addition, Toby Okani finished with 10 points.

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Loyola Chicago plays Thursday against Tulsa, and UIC hosts Jacksonville State on Monday.

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