Louisiana-Monroe 88, Louisiana-Lafayette 69
MONROE, La. (AP)—Tony Hooper scored 32 points and hit 7-of-10 3-pointers to lead Louisiana-Monroe to an 88-69 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday.
The Warhawks (9-6, 3-0 Sun Belt Conference) opened up a double digit lead only 8 minutes into the game by completing six 3-point attempts.
ULL (2-12, 0-4) closed the deficit to 66-51 with 11:04 left in the game, but the Warhawks went on a 10-2 run to take a 76-53 lead with 8:26 left in the game.
Ross Mouton led ULL with 20 points and Elijah Millsap scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.
Lance Brasher had 19 points, Jonas Brown 11 points and Brandon Roberts 10 points for ULM.
The Warhawks were 10-of-21 from the 3-point range for the game.
ULM held a 48-33 halftime lead.