South Alabama vs Louisiana-Monroe Wrap - Louisiana-Monroe Wins 71-54
Louisiana-Monroe grabbed a 71-54 win over South Alabama on Thursday, behind a 19-point effort from Jayon James at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
Louisiana-Monroe was a 2-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Louisiana-Monroe got 12 points from Chinedu Amajoyi and another 11 points from Nick Coppola. Nick Coppola contributed 6 assists, while Tylor Ongwae cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
South Alabama got a 14-point performance from Augustine Rubit, who was supported by 9 points from Mychal Ammons. Aakim Saintil had 3 assists in a losing cause for South Alabama, while Mychal Ammons grabbed 9 rebounds.
Louisiana-Monroe led at halftime, 35-33.
The rebound battle favored Louisiana-Monroe as they grabbed 35 boards, while South Alabama only had 27.