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North Texas vs Louisiana-Monroe

North Texas 68, Louisiana-Monroe 55


MONROE, La. (AP) - Roger Franklin scored 16 points and had a career-high 15 rebounds to help North Texas defeat Louisiana-Monroe 68-55 on Saturday.

The Mean Green (11-8, 4-2 Sun Belt Conference) opened up with a 19-2 lead in the game's first 9 minutes thanks to their long-range shooting. Tony Mitchell and Brandon Walton made the game's opening 3-pointers, and went on to combine for all eight of North Texas's 3-pointers in the game.

Walton scored a career-high 18 points on 5 of 8 shooting from 3-point range, while Mitchell, who was 3 of 4 from behind the arc, finished with 15 points, nine rebounds and three blocks.

The Mean Green took a 37-18 lead at halftime, connecting on 42.4 percent from the field (14 of 33) and holding Louisiana-Monroe to just 6-of-27 shooting in the period.

Charles Winborne led the Warhawks (2-17, 1-5) with 15 points, and Steven McClellan had 13 rebounds.

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North Texas Mean Green
T. Mitchell, F345-102-491315
R. Franklin, G335-146-9152316
B. Walton, G286-101-221318
C. Jones, G262-81-22205
A. Williams, G252-60-02234
J. Williams191-66-70208
T. Norris180-30-02110
F. Robinson50-30-01010
N. Stojiljkovic51-20-00022
T. Hall40-00-01100
A. Edwards30-00-02020
Totals 22-6216-2440121868
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
C. Bibi Ndongo, F202-71-23045
S. McClellan, C200-67-813147
C. Winborne, G275-82-210315
F. Brown, G221-72-24104
H. Mingo, G151-30-03033
T. Lindsey202-63-42217
R. McCray202-20-11034
F. Ribeiro201-30-25122
T. Mackey190-50-03110
M. Hansberry174-80-06118
Totals 18-5515-214472255
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