- Associated Press - Monday, January 23, 2017

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) - Nijal Pearson scored 18 points, Kavin Gilder-Tilbury had 13 points and 11 rebounds, and Texas State beat Louisiana Monroe 63-57 on Monday night.

Pearson added eight rebounds and Conley chipped in 14 points for Texas State (11-8, 4-3 Sun Belt Conference). Gilder-Tilbury, a senior, had his second double-double of his career - and the season.

It was tied six times in the second half - the last with 8:43 left. Gilder-Tilbury scored the next four points to spark a 9-0 run for a 53-44 lead and Bobby Conley hit a corner 3-pointer with 1:44 left for a 10-point advantage.

Sam McDaniel had 14 points and nine rebounds for Louisiana Monroe (6-14, 0-7), while Marcus Washington added 13 and eight. Jordon Harris and Nick Coppola each scored 10 points and combined for eight assists.

The Warhawks have lost seven straight and fell to 1-9 on the road this season.

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