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Troy Trojans vs Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Recap - Louisiana-Monroe Wins 76-71

Louisiana-Monroe earned a 76-71 victory over Troy on Thursday, getting 22 points from Michael Ertel 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.

Travis Munnings had 21 points for Louisiana-Monroe and Sam McDaniel chipped in with 18 points. Michael Ertel had 4 assists for them, while Marvin Jean-Pierre was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 16 boards.

Troy got 22 points from Wesley Person in a losing cause and another 15 points from Alex Hicks. B.J. Miller contributed 5 assists for them, while Alex Hicks had 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Troy were victorious, as the score was 38-25 at the break.

Louisiana-Monroe had a 40-35 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

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