UL Monroe takes control early to beat Coppin State 80-63
MONROE, La. (AP) — Travis Munnings scored a career-high 32 points with eight 3-pointers and Louisiana-Monroe beat winless Coppin State 80-63 on Friday night.
Daishon Smith scored 19 with six rebounds, five assists and three steals for the Warhawks (7-4) and Michael Ertel added 13 points in their fourth straight win. Louisiana-Monroe is averaging 80 points per game in their last four. The Warhawks made 13 of 25 from 3-point range and half their 52 field-goal attempts.
Louisiana-Monroe took control with a 13-0 run and led 24-11 when Munnings made a 3-pointer. Munnings made three 3s during the outburst. The Warhawks led 36-26 at halftime and stayed in control the rest of the way. The Eagles never got closer than nine points in the second half.