Louisiana-Monroe crushes Central Baptist, 78-53

MONROE, La. (AP) Tylor Ongwae scored 25 points, grabbed five rebounds, and dished out six assists to lead Louisiana-Monroe to a 78-53 victory over Central Baptist College on Tuesday night.

Justin Roberson added 19 points and four assists, Nick Coppola finished with 12 points, and Majok Deng had 11 points and 11 rebounds for Louisiana-Monroe (5-4).

The Warhawks shot 50. 8 percent from the field for the game and dished out 15 total assists while holding Central Baptist to 36.8 percent shooting and forcing them into 17 turnovers.

Louisiana-Monroe opened on a 10-2 run and never looked back, taking a 33-20 lead into the break. The Warhawks continued to pile on in the second half, pushing their lead to as many as 28 points.

Kevin Daniels scored 15 points to lead Central Baptist. Keellon Milton added 10 points and five boards.

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