Texas Southern tops Louisiana-Monroe 108-102 in 3OT
MONROE, La. (AP) — Tyrik Armstrong had a season-high 32 points as Texas Southern defeated Louisiana-Monroe 108-102 in triple overtime in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament quarterfinals...
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....
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...
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...
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.
Ertel, Munnings lead Louisiana-Monroe over Texas St. 63-60
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Michael Ertel and Travis Munnings scored 13 points apiece and Louisiana-Monroe held off Texas State's late rally for a 63-60 victory on Thursday...
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.
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.
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.
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).
Brown, Georgia Southern beat UL Monroe, advance to semis
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tookie Brown had 13 points and eight rebounds and No. 3 seed Georgia Southern beat No. 6 seed UL Monroe 63-55 in the Sun Belt Tournament quarterfinals on Friday night.
Mike Hughes added 11 points for Georgia Southern, which advanced to face No. 2 seed Georgia State in the semifinals on Saturday. The rivals split the regular season series.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Marvin Jean-Pierre scored 23 points on 10-of-13 shooting and sixth-seeded Louisiana-Monroe beat No. 11 seed Arkansas State 76-54 in a first round game of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament Wednesday night.
Louisiana-Monroe (16-14) advances to play No. 3 seed Georgia Southern Friday night. Arkansas State (11-21) swept Louisiana-Monroe during the regular season and ended it with an 83-79 win over the Warhawks on March 3.
Arkansas State holds on to upset UL Monroe 83-79
MONROE, La. (AP) — Ty Cockfield made two free throws in the final seconds as Arkansas State held on to upset Louisiana-Monroe 83-79 in the Sun Belt Conference regular season finale on Saturday afternoon.
Louisiana-Monroe holds off Little Rock for 48-44 win
MONROE, La. (AP) — Marvin Jean-Pierre drained a trey in the final minutes to give Louisiana-Monroe just enough cushion to hold off Little Rock 48-44 on Thursday night.
Louisiana-Monroe holds off South Alabama for 66-62 victory
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Travis Munnings drained a trey and followed with a free throw in the final minutes to give Louisiana-Monroe enough cushion to hold off South Alabama 66-62 on Thursday night.
Munnings' 3 with 3:47 remaining tied the game at 57-57. He split a pair of free throws to take the lead for good with 3:13 left. Michael Ertel made two more free throws and Munnings added another two for a 61-56 advantage as the Jaguars went scoreless for almost four minutes.
Munnings leads Louisiana-Monroe to 79-71 win over Texas St.
MONROE, La. (AP) — Travis Munnings scored 15 of his 26 points in the first half as Louisiana-Monroe took over late in the first period to beat Texas State 79-71 on Saturday for its fourth straight Sun Belt Conference win.
With the victory Louisiana-Monroe (13-12, 7-7) jumps ahead of Texas State into sixth place in the conference standings.
UL Monroe rolls over UT Arlington 84-71
MONROE, La. (AP) — Michael Ertel and Sam McDaniel combined for 39 points as Louisiana-Monroe rolled over UT Arlington 84-71 to get its third straight Sun Belt Conference victory on Thursday night.
Louisiana-Monroe wins again in OT, beats Georgia St. 90-82
ATLANTA (AP) — Sam McDaniel had 23 points and 12 rebounds as Louisiana-Monroe won its second overtime game in three days, upsetting Georgia State 90-82 on Saturday afternoon.
McDaniel drained his fifth trey of the night to give Louisiana-Monroe a 76-73 lead with 31 seconds left in regulation right before he fouled out. D'Marcus Simonds answered with a layup and free throw to send it to overtime.
McDaniel’s late 3 helps Louisiana-Monroe get 66-64 OT win
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Sam McDaniel drilled a trey in the final seconds of overtime and Louisiana-Monroe slipped past Georgia Southern 66-64 in Sun Belt Conference play on Thursday night.
McDaniel, who finished with 23 points, split a pair of free throws to complete the scoring. Georgia Southern's Ike Smith tried to answer McDaniel's 3-pointer with four seconds remaining, but missed and McDaniel grabbed the rebound.
Louisiana-Monroe beats South Alabama 83-74
MONROE, La. (AP) — Travis Munnings scored 20 points and grabbed six rebounds and Louisiana-Monroe beat South Alabama 83-74 on Saturday.
Sam McDaniel added 18 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the Warhawks (9-11, 3-6 Sun Belt). Marvin Jean-Pierre had 18 points and five rebounds and Michael Ertel had 17 points and seven rebounds.
UL Monroe has strong 2nd half, beats Troy 76-71
MONROE, La. (AP) — Sam McDaniel scored the last seven points for Louisiana Monroe as the Warhawks had a strong second half to beat Troy 76-71 on Thursday night to stop a four-game skid.
UT Arlington rolls to 71-55 win over Louisiana Monroe
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kevin Hervey scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds as UT Arlington rolled to 71-55 win over Louisiana Monroe on Saturday afternoon.
Hervey shot 6 of 12 from the field and 7 of 8 from the foul line for the Mavericks (13-8, 4-4 Sun Belt). Davion Turner added 10 points, Erick Neal had nine points and Johnny Hamilton led the team with 11 rebounds in addition to his six points.
Texas St holds off UL Monroe 55-52
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Nijal Pearson scored 17 points, Tre'Larenz Nottingham hit five 3s and scored 16 points, and Texas State held off Louisiana Monroe 55-52 on Thursday night to win its sixth straight.
Munnings, McDaniel lead UL Monroe past Centenary 74-51
MONROE, La. (AP) — Travis Munnings and Sam McDaniel combined for 25 of their 36 points in the first half and Louisiana Monroe rolled to a 74-51 win over Division III Centenary on Wednesday night.
Munnings had 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting and 13 rebounds for his first double-double of the season. McDaniel had three 3-pointers and 17 points. Three other players scored in double figures for the Warhawks (6-5), who won their third straight.
Louisiana Monroe blows out D-III Millsaps 97-44
MONROE, La. (AP) — Travis Munnings had a perfect shooting night and scored 17 points and Michael Ertel added 14 and Louisiana Monroe beat Division III Millsaps College 97-44 on Monday night.
Munnings made all seven of his field-goal attempts and all three free-throw attempts. Sam McDaniel added 13 points and missed only one of his six shots and Roderick Taylor was 4-of-5 shooting for 10 points.
Stephen F. Austin beats Louisiana Monroe 68-65
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — TJ Holyfield scored 24 points with seven rebounds and four 3-pointers, Aaron Augustin hit the game-winner at the buzzer, and Stephen F. Austin beat Louisiana Monroe 68-65 on Saturday.
UL Monroe surges late to beat Southeastern Louisiana 86-75
MONROE, La. (AP) — Travis Munnings and Marvin Jean-Pierre scored 19 points apiece to help Louisiana-Monroe beat Southeastern Louisiana 86-75 on Thursday night.
Southeastern Louisiana cut a six-point halftime deficit to 50-48 with about 15 minutes to play. The Lions then went nearly eight minutes without a field goal as the Warhawks answered with a 14-2 run to make it 64-50.