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Louisiana-Monroe Falls 73-72 Against Troy - Game Recap

Troy got 23 points and 13 rebounds from Jordan Varnado en route to a 73-72 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Monday at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

Troy won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the -3.0-point spread.

Troy got 12 points from Juan Davis, Jr. and another 11 points from Kevin Baker. Kevin Baker contributed 4 assists, while Jordan Varnado cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.

Louisiana-Monroe got 18 points from Travis Munnings in a losing cause and another 18 points from Marcus Washington. Nick Coppola contributed 8 assists for them, while Sam McDaniel had 11 rebounds.

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

The rebound battle favored Louisiana-Monroe as they grabbed 34 boards, while Troy only had 33

Troy heads into a battle against Coastal Carolina. Louisiana-Monroe, meanwhile, will have their next action against Louisiana-Lafayette.