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
Little Rock17-330-542
UL-Monroe15-520-1496
UT-Arlington13-724-11105
UL Lafayette12-819-15156
Ga. Southern10-1014-17243
Georgia St.9-1116-14180
Texas St.8-1215-16238
S. Alabama8-1214-19240
Arkansas St.7-1311-20284
App. St.7-139-22259
Troy4-169-22293

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UAB16-226-783
Middle Tenn.13-525-1078
La. Tech12-623-9122
Old Dominion12-622-13140
Marshall12-617-16128
UTEP10-819-14214
Charlotte9-914-19234
Western Ky.8-1018-16158
FIU7-1113-19270
North Texas7-1112-20295
Rice7-1112-20279
So. Miss5-138-21315
FAU5-138-25300
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347
 
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