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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.

Munnings was 7 of 11 from the floor and grabbed seven rebounds. Ertel, who entered averaging 19.6 points in conference play, has scored in double figures in 11 straight games. Daishon Smith chipped in with 15 points. The trio combined to make 17 of the Warhawks' 27 baskets and all six of their 3-pointers.

Jordon Varnado scored 29 points on 12-of-19 shooting for Troy.

UL Monroe took the lead for good with about two minutes left in the first half and built a 31-27 halftime edge. The Trojans tied it at 45 and stayed within single digits, but couldn't take the lead.

Troy pulled to 69-66 with 1:46 to play. JD Williams scored on a layup, and Ertel and Smith each made two free throws inside the final minute for the Warhawks.

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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 Troy 10-9 274269
home team logo UL-Monroe 11-7 314475
Team Stats
away team logo Troy 10-9 72.6 PPG 37 RPG 13.1 APG
home team logo UL-Monroe 11-7 78.3 PPG 36.2 RPG 14.0 APG
Key Players
23
J. Varnado 21.5 PPG 7.8 RPG 2.5 APG 52.6 FG%
2
D. Smith 21.3 PPG 4.5 RPG 3.9 APG 44.3 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
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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