BALTIMORE (AP) Jordan Stiemke led Loyola (MD) with 17 points and Golden Dike scored the game-winning layup with two seconds remaining as the Greyhounds defeated Army 69-68 on Saturday night in the regular season finale for both teams.

Isaiah Caldwell made two free throws to give Army a 67-62 lead with 17 seconds to play. Stiemke answered with a 3-pointer 6 seconds later, Ellis hit 1-of-2 free throws before Tyson Commander was fouled and made two free throws to make it 68-67 with 5 seconds remaining. Alonso Faure intercepted the inbounds pass from Josh Scovens and threw it to Dike in the lane, who made a layup as he was fouled by Scovens but missed the and-1 free throw with 2.5 seconds to play.

Charlie Peterson missed a potential winning full-court heave at the buzzer.

Stiemke shot 6 for 9, including 5 for 6 from beyond the arc for the Greyhounds (7-24, 5-13 Patriot League). Commander scored 14 points, going 4 of 10 from the floor, including 1 for 4 from 3-point range, and 5 for 5 from the foul line. Faure had 12 points and went 5 of 11 from the field.

Ryan Curry led the Black Knights (10-21, 6-12) in scoring, finishing with 20 points and four assists. Ellis added 12 points and four assists for Army. TJ Small also had nine points.

Loyola went into halftime ahead of Army 31-29. Stiemke scored nine points in the half. Faure led Loyola with nine points in the second half.


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