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Louisiana-Monroe Defeats South Alabama 69-49 - Recap

Louisiana-Monroe cruised to victory on Saturday, running South Alabama out of the gym and running up a 69-49 score at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

Louisiana-Monroe won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the +2.5-point spread as underdogs.

Michael Ertel had 39 points for Louisiana-Monroe and JD Williams chipped in with 14 points. JD Williams had 7 assists for them, while Chris Efretuei was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

South Alabama got 13 points from Chad Lott in a losing cause and another 11 points from Trhae Mitchell. Andre Fox contributed 2 assists for them, while Josh Ajayi had 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Louisiana-Monroe were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.

Louisiana-Monroe won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-19.

Next game, Louisiana-Monroe takes its act on the road to face Coastal Carolina looking for another win. For South Alabama, they head on the road to face Texas-Arlington.