Lofton scored a career-high 25 points for Illinois State.
Daishon Knight scored 15 points with five rebounds in the loss.
Illinois State went 8-1 at home Valley games this year.
Zach Lofton scored a career-high 24 points in the loss.
Daishon Knight led five Redbirds in double figures with 17 points and added five assists and rebounds.
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Prior to Illinois State Averaged 16.6 points per game, which ranked in the NJCAA Division I top-100 as a freshman at San Jacinto Shot 49-for-141 from beyond the arc (34.8 percent), 47.3 percent from the field and 75.7 percent from the free throw line Tallied 19 double-digit scoring performances as a freshman, with two 26-point efforts Averaged 3.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game and helped his team to a 24-6 record Collected two or more assists 18 times throughout the season and earned all-Region XIV second-team accolades Helped guide Columbia Heights High School to the Class 3A state championship game Attended Quakerdale Prep School in New Providence, Iowa, for a year before enrolling at San Jacinto.
Personal Born November 18, 1992 Son of Tonia Lofton Has one brother Major: University Studies