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Southern U. 68, Louisiana-Monroe 39


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
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
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Alabama A&M0-03-1180
Southern U.0-03-1110
Alabama St.0-02-3142
Jackson St.0-02-5237
Texas So.0-01-5239
Alcorn St.0-00-5228
Prairie View0-00-6326
Miss. Val.0-00-7301

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Georgia St.0-03-1263
Texas St.0-02-195
UL Lafayette0-02-2214
Ga. Southern0-02-3275
Arkansas St.0-02-4266
S. Alabama0-02-4262
App. St.0-02-5285
Other games
WICH 60 Final
LAV 44 Final