LSU Defeats Louisiana-Monroe 61-54 - Recap
Louisiana-Monroe was scorched by Jordan Mickey for 25 points as LSU defeated them 61-54 in NCAA action on Saturday.
LSU did not, however, defeat Louisiana-Monroe against the spread, which closed at 16 at most sportsbooks.
Andre Stringer had 10 points for LSU and Shavon Coleman chipped in with 6 points. Anthony Hickey had 4 assists for them, while Jordan Mickey was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Louisiana-Monroe got a 14-point performance from Marvin Williams, who was supported by 12 points from Tylor Ongwae. R.J. McCray had 5 assists in a losing cause for Louisiana-Monroe, while Amos Olatayo grabbed 8 rebounds.
LSU led at halftime, 31-26.
The rebound battle favored LSU as they grabbed 36 boards, while Louisiana-Monroe only had 34.