Louisiana-Monroe rolls past Union (Ky.) 97-43
MONROE, La. (AP)—Dynile Forbes scored a career-high 27 points to lead Louisiana-Monroe to a 97-43 victory over Union College of Kentucky on Saturday.
Forbes, a junior guard, was 7 of 8 from the field and hit four of his five 3-point attempts as the Warhawks (5-9) improved to 5-1 at home this season.
Louisiana-Monroe dominated Union (7-8), shooting 63.8 percent from the field (37 of 58) and outrebounding the Bulldogs 43-20.
The Warhawks shot 71 percent from the floor and went 6-for-10 from the 3-point line in the first half to take a 53-20 lead into halftime.
Rudy Turner had 13 points and 11 rebounds and Mitchell Hampton added 11 points and 11 rebounds for Louisiana-Monroe. Malcolm Thomas scored 18 points and Jarvis Hill added 13 points for the Warhawks.
James Johnson led Union, a NAIA program, with 15 points.