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Louisiana-Monroe Falls 78-65 to VCU - Recap

VCU earned a 78-65 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Thursday, getting 16 points from Mo Alie-Cox at Siegel Center.

VCU won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the -20.0-point spread.

Doug Brooks had 15 points for VCU and JeQuan Lewis chipped in with 14 points. Doug Brooks had 6 assists for them, while Samir Doughty was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Louisiana-Monroe got a 15-point performance from Sam McDaniel, who was supported by 15 points from Jordon Harris. Marcus Washington had 3 assists in a losing cause for Louisiana-Monroe, while Sam McDaniel grabbed 10 rebounds.

VCU trailed at halftime, 34-33.

VCU won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-34.

VCU heads into a battle against Howard. Louisiana-Monroe, meanwhile, will have their next action against Grambling State.