North Texas vs Louisiana-Monroe

Louisiana-Monroe 85, North Texas 73

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MONROE, La. (AP) - Amos Olatayo scored 22 points and Millaun Brown added a career-high 21 to go with eight rebounds as hot-shooting Louisiana-Monroe defeated North Texas 85-73 Thursday night in Sun Belt Conference play.

Trent Mackey scored 18 points, R.J. McCray 10 and Brown made 9 of 10 shots for the Warhawks, who shot 56.4 percent (31 of 55).

North Texas (9-18, 4-12) took its largest lead, 52-37, on a Tony Mitchell three-point play 4 minutes into the second half. But Brown scored six straight points, sparking a 32-6 run for the Warhawks.

Brown capped the run with a layup, and Louisiana-Monroe (4-17, 3-13) led by at least five the rest of the way.

North Texas shot 42 percent (12 of 28) in the second half, but Louisiana-Monroe answered with a sizzling 63 percent (19 of 30) to complete the comeback.

Roger Franklin paced North Texas with 22 points and 11 rebounds.

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North Texas Mean Green
T. Mitchell, F344-82-383310
N. Stojiljkovic, F171-20-01213
R. Franklin, G378-146-8113222
J. Williams, G347-125-610422
P. Hardwick, G252-50-02534
A. Williams333-124-422110
C. Overlander130-10-00040
K. Coleman71-10-01032
A. Mitchell00-00-00000
Totals 26-5517-2131152173
 47.3%81% 
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
M. Brown, F309-103-481321
J. James, F251-42-43144
A. Olatayo, G398-194-1274022
T. Mackey, G366-81-220218
R. McCray, G304-61-236210
T. Lindsey251-53-43425
K. Koszuta152-30-02335
Totals 31-5514-2829191685
 56.4%50% 
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

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
 
Other games
NW 59 Final
OHST 69
WISC 53 Final
MINN 58
SJU 58 Final
LOU 72
ARIZ 58 Final
COLO 71
GONZ 77 Final
STMA 60