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Sun Belt Tournament - Georgia Southern Downs Louisiana-Monroe 63-55 - Match Report

Georgia Southern got 13 points from Tookie Brown as they ran past Louisiana-Monroe 63-55 on Friday at Lakefront Arena.

Georgia Southern was the ATS victor, as they covered the -3.5-point spread as a favorite.

Mike Hughes had 11 points for Georgia Southern and Coye Simmons chipped in with 9 points. Tookie Brown had 4 assists for them, while Tookie Brown was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Louisiana-Monroe got 13 points from Sam McDaniel in a losing cause and another 13 points from Marvin Jean-Pierre. Marvin Jean-Pierre contributed 3 assists for them, while Travis Munnings had 14 rebounds.

Georgia Southern was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

Louisiana-Monroe had a 37-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.