Louisiana-Monroe Falls 61-36 Against Texas State - Game Recap
The battle between Texas State and Louisiana-Monroe didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Louisiana-Monroe was handed a 61-36 defeat on Saturday at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
Bettors who backed Texas State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 5.5 at sportsbooks.
Joel Wright had 14 points for Texas State and Wesley Davis chipped in with 14 points. Phil Hawkins had 4 assists for them, while Joel Wright was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Louisiana-Monroe got 12 points from Tylor Ongwae in a losing cause and another 9 points from Jayon James. Nick Coppola contributed 2 assists for them, while Amos Olatayo had 5 rebounds.
Texas State led at halftime, 35-27.
Texas State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-27.