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Georgia Southern Eagles vs Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Wrap - Georgia Southern Wins 67-65

Louisiana-Monroe was burned for 26 points by Quan Jackson on Thursday as Georgia Southern picked up a 67-65 win at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

Georgia Southern did not, however, defeat Louisiana-Monroe against the spread, which closed at -7.0 at most sportsbooks.

Georgia Southern got 15 points from Ike Smith and another 13 points from Simeon Carter. Calvin Wishart contributed 4 assists, while Simeon Carter cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Louisiana-Monroe got a 30-point performance from Michael Ertel, who was supported by 11 points from Erie Olonade. Josh Nicholas had 5 assists in a losing cause for Louisiana-Monroe, while Erie Olonade grabbed 8 rebounds.

Georgia Southern was losing at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

Louisiana-Monroe had a 31-26 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Georgia Southern heads into a battle against Louisiana-Lafayette. Louisiana-Monroe, meanwhile, will have their next action against Georgia State.