CHICAGO – Reggie Arceneaux hit the game-winning shot with 1:35 remaining and Wright State slipped by Loyola of Chicago 62-61 Friday night.
Arceneaux finished the night with a career-high 29 points, including the winning 3-point shot at the end of a 15-6 run. He was 6 of 10 from 3-point range.
Cole Darling had 12 points and 11 rebounds for Wright State (13-4, 4-0 Horizon League). Kendall Griffin had six assists.
Loyola of Chicago led 33-23 at halftime, but in the second half, Wright State shot 60.9 percent from the field. Loyola shot 40.7 percent. Also in the second half, Wright State outscored Loyola 39-28.
Ben Averkamp led Loyola with 15 points. Christian Thomas had 13 points and 11 rebounds. Devon Turk had 14 points for the Ramblers (10-6, 1-3).
Loyola outrebounded Wright State 32-28.
Wright State has won five consecutive games.