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Georgia Southern Defeats Louisiana-Monroe 62-60 - Recap

Georgia Southern got 19 points from Tookie Brown as they ran past Louisiana-Monroe 62-60 on Monday at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

Georgia Southern earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the -3.0-point spread.

Mike Hughes had 13 points for Georgia Southern and Ike Smith chipped in with 9 points. Mike Hughes had 3 assists for them, while Tookie Brown was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Louisiana-Monroe got 18 points from Marvin Jean-Pierre in a losing cause and another 11 points from Wade Martin. Nick Coppola contributed 3 assists for them, while Travis Munnings had 13 rebounds.

Georgia Southern trailed at halftime, $HalfScore.

Louisiana-Monroe won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-34.

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