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Louisiana-Lafayette Falls 83-77 to Louisiana-Monroe - Recap
Louisiana-Monroe earned a 83-77 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday, getting 22 points from Michael Ertel at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
Louisiana-Monroe was a +1.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Tyree White had 18 points for Louisiana-Monroe and Chris Efretuei chipped in with 15 points. Langston Powell had 6 assists for them, while Chris Efretuei was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Louisiana-Lafayette got 16 points from Trajan Wesley in a losing cause and another 15 points from Jalen Johnson. Mylik Wilson contributed 5 assists for them, while Jalen Johnson had 9 rebounds.
Louisiana-Monroe trailed at halftime, 43-42.
Louisiana-Monroe won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-31.
Next game, Louisiana-Monroe takes its act on the road to face Arkansas-Little Rock looking for another win. For Louisiana-Lafayette, they head home to face Arkansas State.