Recap - Texas-Arlington Defeats Louisiana-Monroe 85-74

Recap - Texas-Arlington Defeats Louisiana-Monroe 85-74

Texas-Arlington got 23 points from Lonnie McClanahan en route to an 85-74 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Thursday at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

Texas-Arlington won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as underdogs.

Brandon Edwards had 19 points for Texas-Arlington and Reger Dowell chipped in with 17 points. Reger Dowell had 4 assists for them, while Lonnie McClanahan was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.

Louisiana-Monroe got a 24-point performance from Tylor Ongwae, who was supported by 15 points from Jayon James. Jayon James had 6 assists in a losing cause for Louisiana-Monroe, while DeMondre Harvey grabbed 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Texas-Arlington were victorious, as the score was 39-33 at the break.

Texas-Arlington had a 40-29 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.