MONROE, La. (AP) — Travis Munnings had 28 points as Louisiana-Monroe beat Kent State 87-77 in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament on Thursday night.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Isaiah Crawley had a season-high 21 points as Georgia Southern beat Louisiana-Monroe 81-67 in the Sun Belt Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Friday night.
La.-Monroe faces Ga. Southern in Sun Belt semis
Louisiana-Monroe (18-14, 11-9) vs. No. 3 seed Georgia Southern (20-11, 12-6)
Sun Belt Conference Tourney Semifinals, Lakefront Arena, New Orleans; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
Ertel leads UL-Monroe past C. Carolina 80-50 in Sun Belt
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Michael Ertel had 20 points as Louisiana-Monroe routed Coastal Carolina 80-50 in the Sun Belt Conference tournament's second round on Thursday night.
La.-Monroe, CCU meet in Sun Belt quarters
Louisiana-Monroe (17-14, 10-9) vs. No. 6 seed Coastal Carolina (15-15, 9-9)
Sun Belt Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Lakefront Arena, New Orleans; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
MONROE, La. (AP) — Travis Munnings had 21 points and 12 rebounds as Louisiana-Monroe beat Appalachian State 89-80 in the first round of the Sun Belt Conference Tourney on Tuesday...
App State meets La.-Monroe in Sun Belt tourney
No. 10 seed Appalachian State (11-20, 6-12) vs. No. 7 seed Louisiana-Monroe (16-14, 9-9)
Sun Belt Conference Tourney First Round, Fant-Ewing Coliseum, Monroe, Louisiana; Tuesday, 7 p.m....
Munnings lifts Louisiana Monroe past Little Rock 79-62
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Travis Munnings had 23 points as Louisiana-Monroe got past Arkansas-Little Rock 79-62 on Saturday.
JD Williams had 18 points for Louisiana-Monroe (16-14, 9-9 Sun...
Little Rock looks for home win vs La.-Monroe
Louisiana-Monroe (15-14, 8-9) vs. Arkansas-Little Rock (10-20, 5-12)
Jack Stephens Center, Little Rock, Arkansas; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
La.-Monroe looks to sweep Arkansas St.
Louisiana-Monroe (15-13, 8-8) vs. Arkansas State (12-17, 6-10)
Convocation Center, Jonesboro, Arkansas; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
MONROE, La. (AP) — Devante Jones had a season-high 30 points as Coastal Carolina got past Louisiana-Monroe 97-91 on Saturday.
Zac Cuthbertson had 25 points, seven rebounds and six assists...
La.-Monroe seeks revenge on CCU
Coastal Carolina (13-14, 7-8) vs. Louisiana-Monroe (15-12, 8-7)
Fant-Ewing Coliseum, Monroe, Louisiana; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Louisiana-Monroe seeks revenge on Coastal...
MONROE, La. (AP) — Daishon Smith scored 26 points as Louisiana-Monroe beat Appalachian State 81-75 on Thursday night.
Ronshad Shabazz scored a career-high 47 points for the Mountaineers...
La.-Monroe seeks revenge on App State
Appalachian State (9-18, 4-10) vs. Louisiana-Monroe (14-12, 7-7)
Fant-Ewing Coliseum, Monroe, Louisiana; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Louisiana-Monroe seeks revenge on Appalachian...
Warren scores 33; UT Arlington beats ULM 91-86 in 2OT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brian Warren scored 13 of his season-high 33 points after regulation as Texas-Arlington beat Louisiana-Monroe in double-overtime, 91-86 on Saturday.
Smith, La.-Monroe visit UTA
Louisiana-Monroe (14-11, 7-6) vs. Texas-Arlington (12-15, 8-6)
College Park Center, Arlington, Texas; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two senior guards will be on display as Daishon...
Louisiana-Lafayette tops Louisiana-Monroe 83-76
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Marcus Stroman scored 22 points as Louisiana-Lafayette topped Louisiana-Monroe 83-76 on Saturday night. Jakeenan Gant added 20 points for the Ragin' Cajuns. Gant also had eight rebounds and four blocks for the Ragin' Cajuns.
P.J. Hardy had 10 points for Louisiana-Lafayette (15-10, 6-6 Sun Belt Conference). Justin Miller added 12 rebounds.
Smith carries Louisiana-Monroe past Georgia Southern 88-79
MONROE, La. (AP) — Daishon Smith had 38 points as Louisiana-Monroe beat Georgia Southern 88-79 on Friday night.
Smith hit 13 of 15 foul shots.
Travis Munnings had 17 points for Louisiana-Monroe (13-10, 6-5 Sun Belt Conference). Michael Ertel added 15 points. JD Williams had 10 points for the home team.
Tookie Brown had 28 points for the Eagles (14-10, 6-5). Quan Jackson added 20 points. Simeon Carter had 10 points.
Smith leads Louisiana Monroe past Georgia State 82-76
MONROE, La. (AP) — Daishon Smith scored 36 points with eight rebounds, seven assists and three steals, and had seven points in a 9-0 run inside the final two minutes to lift Louisiana Monroe to an 82-76 win over Sun Belt Conference leader Georgia State on Wednesday night.
Forrest scores 32 as Appalachian State wins third straight
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Justin Forrest scored 32 points, including 6 of 9 on 3-pointers, and Appalachian State defeated UL Monroe 85-84 on Saturday, the Mountaineers' third consecutive victory.
Forrest's season-high came on 11-of-18 shooting from the field and 4 of 5 from the free-throw line. Isaac Johnson had 13 points, Ronshad Shabazz 12, and Adrian Delph and Tyrell Johnson scored 11 each for Appalachian State 8-14, 3-6 Sun Belt). The Mountaineers shot 56 percent.
Cuthbertson, Jones lead Coastal Carolina to 4th straight win
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Zac Cuthbertson had 29 points and Devante Jones scored 25 while dishing out seven assists as Coastal Carolina held on to beat Louisiana-Monroe 92-81 to win its fourth straight Sun Belt Conference game on Thursday night.
Coastal Carolina (11-9, 5-3) had dropped three in a row before kicking off its current win streak.
South Alabama snaps 5-game skid, beats UL Monroe 78-72
MONROE, La. (AP) — Trhae Mitchell scored 23 points and South Alabama pulled away in the final two minutes to beat Louisiana-Monroe 78-72 on Saturday and snapped a five-game losing skid.
Munnings, Ertel, and Smith push UL Monroe past Troy 75-69
MONROE, La. (AP) — Travis Munnings and Michael Ertel scored 16 points apiece to lead Louisiana-Monroe to a 75-69 victory over Troy on Thursday night.
UL Monroe (11-7, 4-2 Sun Belt Conference) has won two straight. Troy (10-9, 3-4) has lost four of six since snapping its four-game win streak.
UL Monroe beats Louisiana-Lafayette for 1st time in 4 years
MONROE, La. (AP) — Daishon Smith made all 13 of his free throws and scored 27 points and Michael Ertel added a career-high 23 points to propel Louisiana Monroe to a 99-95 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday.
Georgia State wins sixth straight on Simonds’ buzzer-beater
ATLANTA (AP) — D'Marcus Simonds scored 28 points and made the game-winning layup with less than a second left and Georgia State beat UL Monroe 74-73 on Saturday to win its sixth straight.
ULM rallied from 21 points down in the second half and closed to 72-71 with 15 seconds left. Daishon Smith's layup put ULM up 73-72 with 4.6 seconds left, but Simonds hit the game-winner with 0.9 on the clock.
Georgia Southern tops ULM 79-78 with buzzer beating 3
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown scored 22 points and fed Quan Jackson for the winning 3-pointer as time expired and Georgia Southern defeated UL Monroe 79-78 on Thursday night.
After a timeout with four seconds remaining, Georgia Southern inbounded from beneath its own basket. Brown took the ball upcourt, penetrated the lane, then dished to Jackson who connected from the left corner as time ran out.
Smith scores 24 points in ULM’s 85-75 win over Arkansas St.
MONROE, La. (AP) — Daishon Smith made four 3-pointers and scored 24 points and Louisiana-Monroe defeated Arkansas State 85-75 on Saturday.
Michael Ertel was only 4-of-14 shooting but made all 10 of free throws in scoring 19 points with six assists. Travis Munnings and J.D. Williams each made three from the arc in scoring 18 points each for the Warhawks (9-5, 2-0 Sun Belt), who improved to 7-0 at home.
Smith scores 42 points, leads ULM over Little Rock 97-84
MONROE, La. (AP) — Daishon Smith had career highs with 10 3-pointers and 42 points to lead Louisiana-Monroe to a 97-84 victory over Little Rock on Thursday night in the Sun Belt Conference opener for both teams.
UL Monroe (8-5, 1-0) rebounded from an 81-69 loss at LSU on Dec. 28 that snapped a four-game winning streak. Little Rock (5-9, 0-1) has lost five of its last six.
UL Monroe takes control early to beat Coppin State 80-63
MONROE, La. (AP) — Travis Munnings scored a career-high 32 points with eight 3-pointers and Louisiana-Monroe beat winless Coppin State 80-63 on Friday night.
Daishon Smith scored 19 with six rebounds, five assists and three steals for the Warhawks (7-4) and Michael Ertel added 13 points in their fourth straight win. Louisiana-Monroe is averaging 80 points per game in their last four. The Warhawks made 13 of 25 from 3-point range and half their 52 field-goal attempts.
Smith scores 23 as Louisiana-Monroe beats Nicholls St. 95-68
MONROE, La. (AP) — Daishon Smith had 23 points, five rebounds and four assists and Louisiana-Monroe routed Nicholls State 95-68 on Tuesday night.
Michael Ertel had 17 points for ULM (6-4), JD Williams scored 15, Tyree White 11 and Travis Munnings 10. Jontray Harris grabbed 10 rebounds for the Warhawks.
Jeremiah Jefferson led the Colonels (5-6) with 13 points and Brandon Moore added 10 points and 12 rebounds.
Ertel has 21 to lead Louisiana-Monroe to 74-58 win over SFA
MONROE, La. (AP) — Michael Ertel nailed five from long distance to total 21 points as Louisiana-Monroe ran out to an early lead and held off Stephen F. Austin 74-58 on Saturday.
Louisiana-Monroe (5-4) won back-to-back games for the first time since opening the season with two straight victories. The Warhawks beat Grambling 72-67 on Tuesday.
Smith, Munnings help Louisiana-Monroe beat Grambling 72-67
MONROE, La. (AP) — Daishon Smith and Travis Munnings combined for 35 points as Louisiana-Monroe took an early lead and never faltered on the way to a 72-67 win over Grambling on Tuesday night.
Grambling did rally to close to 66-62 after Prince Moss nailed a 3-pointer and Dallas Polk-Hilliard followed with a layup with 2:17 remaining in the game. Louisiana-Monroe made six free throws down the stretch to seal the win.
Smith has career-best 26 as ULM thumps NW State 80-52
NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — Daishon Smith had 17 points in the first half as Louisiana-Monroe pulled away early and coasted to an 80-52 win over Northwestern State to halt a three-game skid on Tuesday night.
Smith, who missed the previous three games with a hamstring injury, nailed 8 of 13 from long range to finish with a career-best 26 points. He made five 3s in the first half.
JD Williams came off the bench to score 14 with seven rebounds with Jontray Harris adding 11 points with five assists.
Munnings scores 17, UL Monroe rallies past D-III Millsaps
MONROE, La. (AP) — Travis Munnings scored 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Michael Ertel added 16 points and Louisiana-Monroe defeated Division-III Millsaps College 94-52 on Saturday.
Ertel hit a jump shot and followed with two free throws as UL Monroe (2-0) fought into a 29-27 lead with three minutes left in the first half. Millsaps surged ahead again 30-29 on a Newlon Gillihan 3-pointer, but Daishon Smith knocked down a trey at the other end, sparking a rally and a 39-32 lead at the half.
Smith scores 24 as UL Monroe wins opener on road
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Daishon Smith tossed in 24 points, knocking down 5 of 6 shots from 3-point range, and UL Monroe opened its season with a 75-66 road victory over Jackson State on Tuesday night.
Jontray Harris added four 3-pointers and scored 15, while Michael Ertel had 12 points. The Warhawks connected on 11 of 23 from distance (48 percent), while holding Jackson State to 5-of-19 shooting from beyond the arc (26 percent).
Wichita St beats Loyola-Chicago, moves to 5-0 in conference
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Markis McDuffie hit four 3-pointers and scored 26 points to lead Wichita State to an 87-75 win over Loyola-Chicago on Wednesday night.
McDuffie finished 8 of 11 overall from the field and hit 6 of 7 free throws. Landry Shamet finished with 11 points while Darral Willis Jr. and Daishon Smith each chipped in 10 for the Shockers (15-3, 5-0 Missouri Valley).
Wichita State hit 53.8 percent of its shots and 12 3-pointers.
Wichita State beats Drake 90-65 behind Morris, Smith
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Shaquille Morris scored 13 points, Daishon Smith added 13 with three 3-pointers, and Wichita State used a big first half to beat Drake 90-65 on Wednesday night to win its fourth straight and improve its all-time record against the Bulldogs to 41-4.
Wichita State hangs on for 76-73 win over Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Wichita State's Daishon Smith went up, then went up some more before uncorking a powerful dunk that gave the Shockers momentum against Oklahoma.
The 6-foot-1 Smith's jam over 6-7 Kristian Doolittle gave the Shockers a 55-50 lead with 8:28 remaining and provided the spark the Shockers needed to hold on for a 76-73 win Saturday afternoon in the All-College Classic.
Wichita State beats Maryland-Eastern Shore 116-79
WHICITA, Kan. (AP) — Landry Shamet and Daishon Smith each set career highs with 16 points and the Shockers shot 66 percent from the floor in a 116-79 victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Sunday.
The last time the Shockers scored at least 110 points was against North Texas on March 1, 1962.
Austin Reaves scored a career-high 15 points, Zach Brown had 13 points, Conner Frankamp 11 with five assists and Darral Willis Jr. added 11 points, all in the first half, for Wichita State (4-0).
Frankamp scores 15, Wichita State beats Long Beach St. 92-55
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Connor Frankamp scored 15 points, including three 3-pointers, and Wichita State cruised to a 92-55 win over Long Beach State on Sunday night.
Landry Shamet scored 12, Zach Brown and Daishon Smith had 11 points apiece and Austin Reaves added 10 for Wichita State.
Long Beach State went scoreless for more than 7 minutes during a 29-2 run by Wichita State (2-0) that made it 72-40 with 8:07 to play. The Shockers score 21 straight and hit six 3-pointers during that span.