La.-Monroe beats Vermont to reach CBI title series
MONROE, La. (AP) - Tylor Ongwae and Majok Deng each scored 22 points and Louisiana-Monroe beat Vermont 71-65 on Wednesday night to advance to the College Basketball Invitational championship series.
Louisiana-Monroe (24-12) will face Loyola Chicago in the best-of-3 title series, with Game 1 in Chicago on Monday night. Loyola beat visiting Seattle 63-48 on Wednesday night.
Deng also had 11 rebounds for the Warhawks.
Ethan O'Day had 16 points for Vermont (20-14).
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
National Anthem protests take center stage in football world
Local restaurant refuses to show NFL games following national anthem protests
EBR schools forums focus on adding facilities, programs to the school system
Cowboys, Cardinals lock arms during national anthem at Monday Night Football
Iberville fire chief admits to falsifying records; Residents paying the price