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updated: 12/1/2012 5:43 PM

Turk scores 19 as Loyola tops Furman 77-50

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Associated Press

Devon Turk came off the bench to score 19 points, including five 3-pointers, as Loyola defeated Furman 77-50 Saturday.

The Ramblers (6-2), who won their fourth straight, blew open a close game by shooting 65 percent from the field in the second half, including 8 of 14 on 3-point attempts. Overall, they were 11 of 24 from 3-point range.

After Furman (2-5) opened the second half with a basket to tie the score at 29-all, Loyola scored 20 straight points over the next seven minutes to take a 49-29 lead with 12:12 remaining.

Jordan Hicks added 12 points for Loyola, Ben Averkamp had 10 and Cully Payne had nine assists.

Charlie Reddick scored 12 points to lead Furman, which shot 36 percent from the field and committed 20 turnovers. Larry Wideman added 11 points and Kendrec Ferrara had 10.

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