Louisiana-Monroe vs North Texas

Louisiana-Monroe 81, North Texas 68

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DENTON, Texas (AP) - Jayon James had 19 points, 10 rebounds and six assists, and Louisiana-Monroe closed the game on a 21-7 run to defeat North Texas 81-68 Saturday night.

Amos Olatayo added 17 points and Marcelis Hansberry had 13 for the Warhawks (3-8, 2-3 Sun Belt), who shot 68 percent from the field in the second half.

North Texas (6-10, 1-4) got 16 points apiece from Jordan Williams and Justin Patton, and 15 from Tony Mitchell.

Neither team led by more than three points in the second half until Louisiana-Monroe scored eight straight points to take a 68-61 lead with 2:43 remaining.

The Mean Green did not hit a field goal in the final 5 minutes except for P.J. Hardwick's two baskets in the final 30 seconds of the game.

The Warhawks outrebounded the Mean Green 30-19 and hit 8 of 16 3-point attempts.

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Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
J. James, F386-107-8106319
M. Brown, F301-20-02052
R. McCray, G325-80-022111
T. Mackey, G292-54-511010
M. Hansberry, G275-72-262313
A. Olatayo266-124-540217
T. Lindsey101-10-01053
K. Koszuta82-30-00216
Totals 28-4817-2030132081
 58.3%85% 
North Texas Mean Green
T. Mitchell, F354-85-960315
R. Franklin, F323-62-54328
J. Patton, F296-114-421016
J. Williams, G376-122-311116
P. Hardwick, G364-60-03628
N. Stojiljkovic170-42-23122
C. Overlander80-10-00020
K. Coleman51-11-20003
A. Mitchell10-00-00000
Totals 24-4916-2519121268
 49%64% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington10-320-643
Arkansas St.10-419-876
Ga. Southern10-417-10127
Georgia St.9-516-10131
Texas St.8-515-10205
Coast. Car.8-613-14148
Troy7-615-12195
S. Alabama6-713-13210
UL Lafayette6-816-11155
Little Rock4-1013-14244
App. St.3-118-17253
UL-Monroe1-137-20310

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.14-124-433
La. Tech12-320-8116
Old Dominion9-516-10143
UTEP9-511-15289
Rice8-618-9173
Marshall8-615-12120
UAB8-615-12177
Western Ky.6-712-14224
UT-San Antonio6-811-16283
Charlotte5-911-14232
FAU5-99-16295
So. Miss5-108-19335
North Texas2-128-18331
FIU2-126-21344
 
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RUT 67
PUR 61 Final
MIST 84
WAKE 62 Final
DUKE 80
SETON 74 Final
ND 93
OKST 67 Final
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BUTL 57
GTOWN 48 Final
MU 49
OHST 55 Final
ILL 74
IAST 66 Final
CREI 79
BUCK 64 Final
MIZZ 66
NCST 78 Final
BC 73
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CINCY 52
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ARIZ 60
GONZ 81 Final
SACL 74