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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).

Jayveous McKinnis led the Tigers with 16 points on 8-of-11 shooting from the floor. Chris Howell added 15 points and eight rebounds, while Jontrell Walker scored 11.

UL Monroe trailed 49-46 with 12 minutes left in the game, but Harris buried a 3-pointer to key a 15-2 run and the Warhawks never trailed again. Smith and Harris both scored 12 points in the second half as UL Monroe overcame a 36-32 deficit at the break.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo UL-Monroe 1-0 344175
home team logo Jackson St. 0-1 363066
Team Stats
away team logo UL-Monroe 1-0 78.6 PPG 36.2 RPG 14.1 APG
home team logo Jackson St. 0-1 61.7 PPG 38.3 RPG 11.2 APG
Key Players
2
D. Smith 21.2 PPG 4.5 RPG 3.9 APG 44.4 FG%
0
V. Wallis 12.5 PPG 4.3 RPG 2.1 APG 42.1 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB