Originally posted on The Catch and Shoot  |  Last updated 12/7/13
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Photo: AP Photo/ Al Goldis In its first true road game of the season, UIC (3-6) succumbed to Loyola Chicago (4-5) in a barnburner, 73-70. Although they built an eight-point lead in the first half, the Flames played almost the entire second half from behind, and their late comeback attempt fell short. Trailing by five points in the final 20 seconds, UIC senior Kelsey Barlow’s three-point play cut the Loyola lead to 72-70. The Flames then fouled junior Christian Thomas, a 61.3% free-throw shooter, who split a pair at the foul line. In need of a three-pointer, Barlow launched one from the right wing that rimmed out, and Loyola secured the final rebound. With Loyola’s move from the Horizon League to the Missouri Valley Conference, this was the first non-conference meeting between these two teams since the 1993-94 season. But, the rivalry’s intensity remained. “When you get teams like this where both teams are fighting to win, you forget the past,” Loyola head coach Porter Moser said. ‘I...
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