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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Scoreboard
Louisiana-Monroe (3-8) «305181
North Texas (6-10)303868

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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-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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MU 49
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