NEW ORLEANS (AP) Tyler Ongwae scored 17 points and led four players in double-figure scoring as No. 3 Louisiana-Monroe romped past No. 6 South Alabama, 77-59, and into the semifinals of the Sun Belt Conference tournament Friday night.
Louisiana-Monroe built a 10-point lead in the first half and led by as many as 24 points after a Mack Foster layup with 3:12 to play. South Alabama closed the game on an 8-2 run to cut the margin of victory. ULM shot 50 percent (9 of 18) from beyond the arc and was 32 of 77 overall from the field.