Recap - Louisiana-Monroe Defeats Louisiana-Lafayette 103-98
Louisiana-Monroe got a 27-point performance from Tylor Ongwae, who added 11 rebounds as Louisiana-Monroe ran past Louisiana-Lafayette 103-98 on Saturday at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
Louisiana-Monroe was a 4-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Louisiana-Monroe got 16 points from Amos Olatayo and another 16 points from Marvin Williams. Jayon James contributed 5 assists, while Jayon James cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Louisiana-Lafayette got a 34-point performance from Elfrid Payton, who was supported by 21 points from Shawn Long. Elfrid Payton had 11 assists in a losing cause for Louisiana-Lafayette, while Elfrid Payton grabbed 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Louisiana-Monroe were victorious, as the score was 34-28 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Louisiana-Monroe as they grabbed 54 boards, while Louisiana-Lafayette only had 44.