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Trojans Head to Monroe For Final Road Trip of Regular Season



MONROE, La. – After winter storms hit the Arkansas and Louisiana this week, Little Rock and ULM wil finally begin its two-game series in Monroe on Sunday and Monday. Both games will tip at 4 p.m. at Fant-Ewing Coliseum and will be streamed on ESPN+ with Chris Harris and Matt Vining handling the broadcast duties. Trojan Hall of Famer Ray Tucker will handle the radio play-by-play call on 106.7 FM The Buz2, getting underway at 3:40 p.m. each day.


• Little Rock concludes a challenging stretch of the schedule where it will have played five of six on the road since Feb. 5. The Trojans played two in San Marcos, followed by one in Jonesboro and closing with two in Monroe.

• Little Rock and ULM have met 39 times heading into this weekend with the Trojans holding a 22-17 edge in the all-time series. Little Rock has won four-straight against the Warhawks and is 7-11 all-time in Monroe.

• Little Rock swept a pair of games at the Jack Stephens Center in Little Rock earlier this season, defeating the Warhawks 66-62 on Jan. 29 before a 65-49 victory  on Jan. 30.

• Ruot Monyyong is the Sun Belt’s active leader in rebounding (528), blocks (98) and double-doubles (28), being named to the Lou Henson Award mid-season watch list. He is the only active Sun Belt player with over 600 points (627) and 500 rebounds (510), ranking third nationally with 12 double-doubles.

• Nikola Maric has scored in double figures 19 times this season and had a streak of 13-straight broken at Arkansas State on Feb. 12, which was the sixth-longest double-digit streak for the Trojans since 2000.

• Ben Coupet Jr. scored 22 points at Arkansas State on Feb. 12 for his fourth game this season of 20 or more points, which leads Little Rock.

• As a team, Little Rock boasts 18 double-doubles on the year ranking second nationally behind Illinois’ 22. Three Sun Belt schools are among the top-10 with Louisiana tied for fourth (17) and Arkansas State tied for sixth (15).