Denver vs Louisiana-Monroe

Denver 63, Louisiana-Monroe 48

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MONROE, La. (AP) - Brian Stafford scored 17 points and Denver's fast start held up in a 63-48 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Thursday night.

The Pioneers (15-4, 5-1 Sun Belt Conference) led 36-18 at halftime and made 15 of 28 field goal attempts in the first 20 minutes. Denver shot 50 percent (25 of 50) from the field for the game and Stafford was 7 of 11. Louisiana-Monroe shot 36.5 percent (19 of 52) from the field.

Denver is off to its best start in Division I and its 6-2 record on the road matches the number of road wins over the past five seasons combined.

Chris Udofia added 12 points and Royce O'Neale had 10 for the Pioneers, who used a 17-2 run to build their first-half lead.

Charles Winborne scored 18 for the Warhawks (2-18, 1-6), who were held to less than 50 points for the fourth time this season.

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Denver Pioneers
C. Hallam, F332-51-26325
C. Udofia, F335-102-281212
R. Lewis, F153-92-23019
B. Stafford, G347-111-231017
B. Olson, G290-20-00530
R. O'Neale234-51-283110
B. Foeman130-12-21312
T. Hallam131-20-00002
J. Coughlin73-50-02016
Totals 25-509-1232161163
 50%75% 
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
C. Bibi Ndongo, F150-10-02010
S. McClellan, C283-73-34109
C. Winborne, G297-161-151018
H. Mingo, G220-90-03130
F. Brown, G121-50-21212
T. Mackey323-40-01138
M. Hansberry260-40-02200
R. McCray173-30-00016
T. Lindsey161-20-03223
F. Ribeiro31-10-00002
Totals 19-524-626101148
 36.5%66.7% 
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
No. Dak. St.11-419-999
South Dakota11-420-10114
Neb.-Omaha8-715-13156
Denver8-816-13199
S. Dak. St.8-815-16211
IPFW7-818-11176
IUPUI7-813-16221
Western Ill.5-108-18318
Oral Roberts4-128-22286

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington12-322-634
Arkansas St.10-419-877
Georgia St.10-517-10125
Ga. Southern10-517-11124
Texas St.9-616-11208
Coast. Car.9-714-15141
Troy8-716-13198
UL Lafayette7-817-11144
S. Alabama6-913-15222
Little Rock4-1013-14246
App. St.3-138-19265
UL-Monroe2-138-20316
 
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DUKE 91
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GT 38
Illinois 52 Final
PSU 54
NC 82 Final
VT 68
PEP 47 Final
STMA 61