White leads Louisiana-Monroe over Arkansas St. 66-52

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Tyree White registered 18 points as Louisiana-Monroe defeated Arkansas State 66-52 on Wednesday night.

Michael Ertel had 17 points for Louisiana-Monroe (8-18, 4-13 Sun Belt Conference). Erie Olonade added 12 points. Langston Powell had seven rebounds.

Louisiana-Monroe scored 41 points in the first half, a season high for the team.

Marquis Eaton had 17 points for the Red Wolves (15-13, 7-10), who have lost six straight games. Antwon Jackson added eight rebounds. Caleb Fields had six assists.

The Warhawks leveled the season series against the Red Wolves with the win. Arkansas State defeated Louisiana-Monroe 62-59 on Dec. 21. Louisiana-Monroe matches up against Louisiana-Lafayette at home on Saturday. Arkansas State takes on Arkansas-Little Rock at home on Saturday.