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Loyola Tops Cornell 93-89 In OT

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ITHICA, N.Y. (AP) — Dylon Cormier scored 34 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Loyola (MD) topped Cornell 93-89 in overtime on Sunday.

Loyola (2-0) trailed 73-66 with less than six minutes to play in regulation when Cormier rattled off seven straight points to tie the game at 73 with 3:49 left. Cormier also scored 8 points in the overtime period.

Cornell (0-2) was down by 4 with 25 seconds left in regulation, but Robert Hatter hit two free throws with 3 seconds remaining to force overtime. Hatter finished with a career-high 32 points, and Dwight Tarwater added a career-high 21 points and 11 rebounds for the Big Red.

Cornell was coming off an 82-60 loss to Syracuse at the Carrier Dome in which they led the Orange by 14 points at one point in the first half.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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