Louisiana-Monroe 99, Southwest 70
Rudy Turner scored 20 points, leading five Louisiana-Monroe
players in double figures in a 99-70 rout of the University of the
Southwest on Monday night.
Dynile Forbes scored 19 points for the Warhawks (5-8), while
Tony Hooper and Tommie Sykes chipped in 16 apiece. Lawrence Gilbert
chipped in with 11 points.
The Warhawks led just 43-40 against the Mustangs, and NAIA
school that counted the game as an exhibition, with 1:44 to play in
the opening half. But ULM went on a 7-0 run to take a 10-point
The Mustangs stayed fairly close throughout the second half, but
the Warhawks closed the game on a 10-0 run. They held the Mustangs
scoreless for the final 3 minutes.
ULM shot 83.3 percent from the free throw line (25-for-30)
compared to a 65 percent mark for the Mustangs (13-for-20).
Demetrius Evans led the Mustangs with 19 points.