CHICAGO (AP) Des Watson had 24 points in Loyola Chicago's 89-65 victory against Eastern Illinois on Saturday night.

Watson shot 8 for 11, including 6 for 8 from beyond the arc for the Ramblers (1-1, Atlantic 10 Conference). Greg Dolan shot 5 for 7, including 2 for 4 from beyond the arc to add 12 points. Patrick Mwamba was 2 of 4 shooting, including 1 for 3 from 3-point range, and went 6 for 7 from the line to finish with 11 points.

Tiger Booker led the way for the Panthers (1-2, Ohio Valley Conference) with 12 points and four steals. Jermaine Hamlin added 11 points and six rebounds for Eastern Illinois. Kooper Jacobi also recorded nine points and seven rebounds.


Loyola Chicago's next game is Tuesday against UIC at home. Eastern Illinois visits Illinois State on Wednesday.


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