Jones carries Coastal Carolina past Louisiana-Monroe 97-91
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MONROE, La. (AP) Devante Jones had a season-high 30 points as Coastal Carolina got past Louisiana-Monroe 97-91 on Saturday.
Zac Cuthbertson had 25 points, seven rebounds and six assists for Coastal Carolina (14-14, 8-8 Sun Belt Conference), which ended its four-game road losing streak. Tyrell Gumbs-Frater added 13 points. Tommy Burton had 12 points for the visiting team.
The 97 points were a season best for Coastal Carolina, which also posted a season-high 22 assists.
Michael Ertel, who was second on the Warhawks in scoring heading into the contest with 16 points per game, was held to only 5 points (2 of 12).
The Chanticleers improve to 2-0 against the Warhawks this season. Coastal Carolina defeated Louisiana-Monroe 92-81 on Jan. 31. Coastal Carolina takes on South Alabama at home on Thursday. Louisiana-Monroe faces Arkansas State on the road on Thursday.
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Updated March 2, 2019