Louisiana-Monroe 57, Jacksonville St. 50
Tommie Sykes had 16 points and eight rebounds to lead Louisiana-Monroe to a 57-50 victory against Jacksonville State in a Global Sports Roundball Classic game on Friday night.
Lawrence Gilbert had 13 points and Hugh Mingo 11 for the Warhawks (2-3), who used just seven players.
Nick Murphy scored 13 points and Jeremy Bynum 11 for the Gamecocks (1-4).
Mingo's 3-pointer with 8:38 remaining gave Louisiana-Monroe a 42-40 cushion. The Warhawks never relinquished the lead.