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Louisiana-Monroe Falls 85-84 Against Louisiana-Lafayette - Game Recap

Jay Wright went off for 28 points and added 1 rebounds leading Louisiana-Lafayette over Louisiana-Monroe, 85-84, on Saturday at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

Louisiana-Lafayette won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the -4.5-point spread.

Johnathan Stove had 17 points for Louisiana-Lafayette and Justin Miller chipped in with 12 points. Frank Bartley IV had 4 assists for them, while Justin Miller was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.

Louisiana-Monroe got 17 points from Prince Cooper in a losing cause and another 14 points from Marvin Jean-Pierre. Nick Coppola contributed 5 assists for them, while Travis Munnings had 5 rebounds.

Louisiana-Lafayette was losing at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

Louisiana-Lafayette won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 29-24.

Louisiana-Lafayette looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Coastal Carolina. Louisiana-Monroe will aim to get back on the winning track at Appalachian State.