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College Insider Tournament - Recap - Louisiana-Monroe Defeats Kent State 87-77

Kent State was scorched by Travis Munnings for 28 points as Louisiana-Monroe defeated them 87-77 in NCAA action on Thursday.

Louisiana-Monroe won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -3.0-point spread as favorites.

JD Williams had 17 points for Louisiana-Monroe and Daishon Smith chipped in with 16 points. Daishon Smith had 4 assists for them, while Travis Munnings was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Kent State got 23 points from Jalen Avery in a losing cause and another 15 points from Jaylin Walker. Anthony Roberts contributed 3 assists for them, while Philip Whittington had 7 rebounds.

Louisiana-Monroe was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

Louisiana-Monroe had a 30-29 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.