Arkansas State Defeats Louisiana-Monroe 64-58 - Recap

Arkansas State earned a 64-58 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Thursday, getting 17 points from Melvin Johnson III at ASU Convocation Center.

Arkansas State did not, however, defeat Louisiana-Monroe against the spread, which closed at 10 at most sportsbooks.

Ed Townsel had 13 points for Arkansas State and Kendrick Washington chipped in with 12 points. Melvin Johnson III had 2 assists for them, while Kendrick Washington was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Louisiana-Monroe got a 14-point performance from Tylor Ongwae, who was supported by 11 points from Marvin Williams. Jayon James had 3 assists in a losing cause for Louisiana-Monroe, while Marvin Williams grabbed 13 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Arkansas State were victorious, as the score was 33-20 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Louisiana-Monroe as they grabbed 39 boards, while Arkansas State only had 35.