South Alabama routs Louisiana-Monroe 90-57
MONROE, La. (AP)—Brandon Davis scored a career-high 30 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead South Alabama to a 90-57 rout of Louisiana-Monroe on Thursday night.
Davis was 11-for-11 from the field and 8-for-10 from the free-throw line for the Jaguars (10-6, 3-2 Sun Belt Conference).
South Alabama, starting three forwards for the first time this season, shot a season-best 64.3 percent (36 of 56) compared to 15-of-55 shooting for the Warhawks (27.3 percent).
With Louisiana-Monroe (5-10, 1-3) leading 32-28, Davis scored seven points to help the Jaguars take a 42-37 advantage into halftime.
South Alabama opened the second half with a 13-0 run.
Domonic Tilford added 22 points for the Jaguars and DeAndre Coleman had 12 points and 11 rebounds.
Lawrence Gilbert scored 16 points, all but two in the first half, and Jarvis Hill added 14 for the Warhawks.