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Louisiana-Monroe Falls 63-57 to Texas State - Recap

Nijal Pearson scored 18 points leading Texas State to a 63-57 victory over Louisiana-Monroe at Strahan Coliseum on Monday.

Texas State earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the -6.5-point spread.

Bobby Conley had 14 points for Texas State and Kavin Gilder-Tilbury chipped in with 13 points. Ojai Black had 6 assists for them, while Kavin Gilder-Tilbury was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Louisiana-Monroe got a 14-point performance from Sam McDaniel, who was supported by 13 points from Marcus Washington. Jordon Harris had 5 assists in a losing cause for Louisiana-Monroe, while Sam McDaniel grabbed 9 rebounds.

Texas State trailed at halftime, 25-23.

The rebound battle favored Texas State as they grabbed 34 boards, while Louisiana-Monroe only had 32

Texas State heads into a battle against Coastal Carolina. Louisiana-Monroe, meanwhile, will have their next action against Arkansas State.