Louisiana-Monroe vs Nicholls State

Louisiana-Monroe 86, Nicholls 65


THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Charles Winborne scored 19 points and Louisiana-Monroe defeated Nicholls State 86-65 on Monday night, for its first win of the season.

The Warhawks (1-6) shot 62 percent from the field (31 of 50) for their highest shooting percentage in a game since December 2009. It was also the Warhawks' highest point total of the season.

Up by two, 36-34, at halftime, Louisiana-Monroe shot 65.5 percent from the field in the second half (19 of 29) and outscored Nicholls State 50-31 in the final 20 minutes.

The Warhawks scored eight straight points, including a pair of 3-pointers from Fred Brown, to build a 52-44 advantage midway through the second half.

Brown finished with 15 points, Hugh Mingo added 13, Trent Mackey chipped in 12 and Fabio Ribeiro had 10 for the Warhawks.

Nicholls State (1-6) was led by Sam McBeath, Bryan Hammond and Chris Talkington with 12 points each.

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Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
C. Bibi Ndongo, F151-12-32044
C. Winborne, G276-84-572119
M. Hansberry, G244-70-13139
T. Mackey, G244-70-000212
T. Lindsey, G201-20-03332
F. Brown295-102-233215
F. Ribeiro253-54-771310
H. Mingo216-90-141213
R. McCray151-10-00402
Totals 31-5012-1933152086
Nicholls State Colonels
C. Talkington, F373-64-510112
L. Prest, F150-00-00030
S. Rillieux, G404-93-444212
B. Hammond, G345-110-004111
T. Lewis, G172-44-51158
S. McBeath304-101-232212
S. Bailey193-42-241210
J. Smith60-00-01000
B. Triggs20-00-00000
Totals 21-4414-1817121665
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Ga. Southern10-1014-17243
Georgia St.9-1116-14180
Texas St.8-1215-16238
S. Alabama8-1214-19240
Arkansas St.7-1311-20284
App. St.7-139-22259

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SF Austin18-028-661
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Incarn Word12-617-12163
Sam Houston12-618-16178
Hou. Baptist10-817-17225
SE Louisiana9-912-21331
Abil Chr.8-1013-18321
McNeese St.7-119-20341
New Orleans6-1210-20343
Nicholls St.6-1211-23313
C. Arkansas6-127-21338
Nwestern St.5-138-20344
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Louisville 79
Stetson 70 Final
Florida 96
XAV 82 Final
JAST 45 Final
Memphis 70
Jville 56 Final
MU 88
McNse St 57 Final
California 73