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
Middle Tenn.14-124-432
La. Tech13-321-8120
Old Dominion10-517-10130
UTEP10-512-15255
Rice9-619-9180
Marshall8-715-13129
UAB8-715-13179
Western Ky.7-813-15224
UT-San Antonio7-812-16281
Charlotte6-912-14233
FAU5-109-17296
So. Miss5-118-20336
North Texas2-138-19330
FIU2-136-22343

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington11-321-634
Arkansas St.10-419-877
Georgia St.10-517-10125
Ga. Southern10-517-11124
Coast. Car.9-614-14141
Texas St.8-615-11208
Troy8-616-12198
UL Lafayette6-816-11144
S. Alabama6-813-14222
Little Rock4-1013-14246
App. St.3-128-18265
UL-Monroe1-137-20316
 
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