SHORELINE, Wash. – The 2016 Paradise Jam participants Florida State, Kansas State, Gonzaga, LSU, NC State, and Michigan all qualified
Game No. 5
Loyola 78, Oral Roberts 53
Loyola scored the opening field goal and never conceded the lead against Oral Roberts, cruising to a 78-53 victory over the Golden Eagles. The Ramblers shot .544 (31-of-57) in the game and notched 12 steals. Loyola’s defense held Oral Roberts to 20-of-56 (.357) from the floor and forced ORU into 18 turnovers.
The Golden Eagles were led in scoring by Kris Martin with 12 points. The Ramblers had four scorers in double figures, led by Milton Doyle who scored 14 points.
Game No. 6
Washington State 87, Montana 63
Josh Hawkinson recorded a double-double as Washington State defeated Montana 87-63. The Cougars shot .583 (28-of-48) from the floor, including .619 (13-of-21) from beyond the arc.
Hawkinson scored 29 points and pulled in 14 rebounds, one of three double-digit scorers for the Cougars. The Griz were led in scoring by Jared Samuelson with 14 points and only turned the ball over five times.