The Ramblers (13-2, 4-0 Missouri Valley Conference) are off to their best start in conference action since the 2001-02 season.
Down 45-44 with 9:40 left, Williamson went on his own 6-0 run with a layup, a 3-pointer and 1-for-2 shooting from the foul line and Loyola Chicago led the rest of the way. Braden Norris added 12 points for the Ramblers.
Cameron Henry scored 12 points for the Sycamores.
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Five-star small forward Elijah Fisher committed to Texas Tech on Thursday, choosing Mark Adams' program over a final list that included Kentucky, Louisville and Memphis. The Canada native also announced he would reclassify into the 2022 class.