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Louisiana-Monroe Downs Coastal Carolina 82-72 - Match Report

Coastal Carolina was burned for 28 points by Sam McDaniel on Thursday as Louisiana-Monroe picked up a 82-72 win at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

Bettors who backed Louisiana-Monroe were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +4.0 at sportsbooks.

Jordon Harris had 15 points for Louisiana-Monroe and Brandon Newman chipped in with 12 points. Travis Munnings had 6 assists for them, while Travis Munnings was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 5 boards.

Coastal Carolina got 16 points from Jaylen Shaw in a losing cause and another 14 points from Artur Labinowicz. Jaylen Shaw contributed 6 assists for them, while Demario Beck had 9 rebounds.

Louisiana-Monroe was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

Coastal Carolina won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-20.

Next game, Louisiana-Monroe takes its act home to face Appalachian State looking for another win. For Coastal Carolina, they head on the road to face Louisiana-Lafayette.