Hooper scores 27 in win over Louisiana-Monroe

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MONROE, La. (AP)—Tony Hooper scored 27 points to spark Louisiana-Monroe’s 105-75 win over visiting Alcorn State on Tuesday.

Hooper, a junior guard, got all but two of his points in the first half to help Louisiana-Monroe overcome a slow start and build a 59-38 advantage at the half.

Jonas Brown added 20 for the Warhawks (2-4), Jordan Payne had 18 and Mitchell Hampton had 14.

The Warhawks trailed Alcorn (0-4) in the game’s opening minutes, but Hooper heated up, hitting his firt 3-pointer to tie the score at 5-5. He then got a crowd-pleasing dunk on a fast break.

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 Alcorn St.
A. Owumi A. Owumi
7-23,  16 Pts
7 Rebs, 5 Assists
 LA Monroe
T. Hooper T. Hooper
9-15,  27 Pts
1 Rebs, 6 Assists

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