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MONROE, La. (AP) Nika Metskhvarishvili's 19 points helped UL Monroe defeat Northwestern State 74-70 on Tuesday night.

Metskhvarishvili had eight rebounds and five blocks for the Warhawks (3-3). Tyreke Locure added 17 points while going 5 of 12 from the floor, including 1 for 5 from 3-point range, and 6 for 8 from the line, and he also had nine rebounds. Jalen Bolden shot 5 of 10 from the field and 2 for 4 from the line to finish with 12 points.

Braelon Bush finished with 17 points for the Demons (1-6). Cliff Davis added 16 points for Northwestern State. Chase Forte also had 12 points and four assists. The loss is the sixth straight for the Demons.

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