Southern vs Louisiana-Monroe

Southern U. 68, Louisiana-Monroe 39

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MONROE, La. (AP) - Derick Beltran scored 26 points as Southern University trampled Louisiana-Monroe for a 68-39, nonconference victory Thursday night.

Beltran scored 14 points on 6-of-7 shooting in the first half, helping the Jaguars (4-5) take a 32-21 lead into intermission. Southern held the Warhawks (1-5) to just 26.9 percent (7 of 26) shooting in the frame, collecting eight steals, including three by Beltran.

The second half wasn't much better for Louisiana-Monroe, when the Warhawks shot just 22.7 percent (5 of 22).

Malcolm Miller had 16 points and seven rebounds off the bench for Southern.

Louisiana-Monroe's Jayon James recorded his second straight double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds.

Warhawks' coach Keith Richard was charged with a double technical with 9 minutes remaining and Southern hit all four free throws to take a 51-34 lead. The foul shots sparked a 21-5 Jaguar run.

Louisiana-Monroe was held scoreless over the final 8 minutes.

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Southern Jaguars
J. Mitchell, F162-92-22146
B. Moore, C282-31-28015
D. Beltran, G328-137-731126
J. Grace, G302-90-13914
C. Monroe, G170-11-34021
M. Miller327-120-071316
C. Hyder191-20-02213
M. Bol132-32-23017
Y. Johnson130-20-01040
Totals 24-5413-1737141868
 44.4%76.5% 
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
M. Brown, F311-30-27122
J. James, F314-123-8110311
R. McCray, G353-116-810013
M. Hansberry, G341-90-01232
T. Mackey, G342-32-22038
T. Lindsey271-90-06313
T. Birchett30-00-01000
I. Eke30-00-01000
K. Koszuta20-10-00000
Totals 12-4811-203361239
 25%55% 
SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.6-010-965
Southern U.5-29-11286
Alcorn St.4-37-11326
Prairie View3-36-14285
Ark.-PB3-34-16343
Grambling3-47-12345
Jackson St.3-47-13293
Alabama St.2-44-14346
Miss. Val.2-42-17331
Alabama A&M1-51-16351

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern6-013-685
UT-Arlington4-214-547
Arkansas St.4-213-672
Georgia St.4-211-7111
Coast. Car.4-29-10187
UL Lafayette3-313-6135
Little Rock3-312-7224
Texas St.3-310-8257
Troy2-410-10212
S. Alabama2-49-10223
App. St.1-56-11266
UL-Monroe0-66-13303
 
Other games
WICH 60 Final
TENN 69
LAV 44 Final
UNLV 91