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South Alabama Falls 66-62 to Louisiana-Monroe - Recap
Louisiana-Monroe earned a 66-62 victory over South Alabama on Thursday, getting 19 points from Sam McDaniel at Mitchell Center.
Bettors who backed Louisiana-Monroe were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +3.5 at sportsbooks.
Louisiana-Monroe got 17 points from Michael Ertel and another 14 points from Marvin Jean-Pierre. Marvin Jean-Pierre contributed 4 assists, while Travis Munnings cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
South Alabama got 19 points from Rodrick Sikes in a losing cause and another 12 points from Josh Ajayi. Trhae Mitchell contributed 3 assists for them, while Trhae Mitchell had 13 rebounds.
Louisiana-Monroe led at halftime, 32-31.
South Alabama had a 43-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Louisiana-Monroe takes its act on the road to face Troy looking for another win. For South Alabama, they head home to face Louisiana-Lafayette.