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Louisiana-Monroe Defeats Georgia Southern 66-64 - Recap

Louisiana-Monroe got 26 points and 20 rebounds from Travis Munnings en route to a 66-64 victory over Georgia Southern on Thursday at Hanner Fieldhouse.

Bettors who backed Louisiana-Monroe were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +10.0 at sportsbooks.

Sam McDaniel had 23 points for Louisiana-Monroe and Marvin Jean-Pierre chipped in with 8 points. Marvin Jean-Pierre had 3 assists for them, while Travis Munnings was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 20 boards.

Georgia Southern got 15 points from Jake Allsmiller in a losing cause and another 15 points from Ike Smith. Tookie Brown contributed 5 assists for them, while Montae Glenn had 10 rebounds.

Louisiana-Monroe led at halftime, 29-26.

The rebound battle favored Louisiana-Monroe as they grabbed 44 boards, while Georgia Southern only had 43

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