Harding vs Louisiana-Monroe

Harding 71, Louisiana-Monroe 68


MONROE, La. (AP) - DeAntra Scott scored 24 points and Harding upset Louisiana-Monroe 71-68 on Saturday to win its first regular season game against a Division I opponent.

Harding, a Division II team, defeated Southeast Missouri State - a D-I squad - 68-63 on Nov. 7, but the game between the two was an exhibition.

Harding held a 62-50 lead with 5:29 left in the second half when Hayden Johnson knocked down a 3-pointer. The Bisons had trouble pulling away from Louisiana-Monroe, as the Warhawks cut the lead to 68-65 on Fred Brown's 3-pointer with 40 seconds remaining.

But Harding was able to hold on as Weston Jameson made a couple of free throws down the stretch to help top the Warhawks (0-5).

Zach Roddenberry scored 13 points for Harding. Johnson and Bradley Spencer each had 10 points.

Charles Winborne led Louisiana-Monroe with 18 points, Brown had 17 points and Trent Mackey added 13.

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Harding Bison
H. Johnson, F243-62-220210
Z. Roddenberry, F246-61-171213
M. Walters, F162-62-22207
W. Jameson, G350-33-42503
B. Spencer, G354-61-255110
D. Scott256-107-760024
K. Porter161-10-11312
L. Cannon151-30-03012
D. Brown50-20-00000
A. Silverman50-40-02000
Totals 23-4716-193216771
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
F. Ribeiro, C142-60-04024
M. Hansberry, G332-52-33516
C. Winborne, G307-121-104118
F. Brown, G277-140-011017
H. Mingo, G100-20-01030
T. Mackey275-90-013313
C. Bibi Ndongo251-42-25145
R. McCray161-20-00002
T. Lindsey151-10-02143
D. Martin30-10-00010
I. Eke00-00-01000
Totals 26-565-621151968

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Texas St.11-722-14179
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UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
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UConn 78
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NC 80 Final