Denver vs Louisiana-Monroe

Denver 63, Louisiana-Monroe 48


MONROE, La. (AP) - Brian Stafford scored 17 points and Denver's fast start held up in a 63-48 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Thursday night.

The Pioneers (15-4, 5-1 Sun Belt Conference) led 36-18 at halftime and made 15 of 28 field goal attempts in the first 20 minutes. Denver shot 50 percent (25 of 50) from the field for the game and Stafford was 7 of 11. Louisiana-Monroe shot 36.5 percent (19 of 52) from the field.

Denver is off to its best start in Division I and its 6-2 record on the road matches the number of road wins over the past five seasons combined.

Chris Udofia added 12 points and Royce O'Neale had 10 for the Pioneers, who used a 17-2 run to build their first-half lead.

Charles Winborne scored 18 for the Warhawks (2-18, 1-6), who were held to less than 50 points for the fourth time this season.

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Denver Pioneers
C. Hallam, F332-51-26325
C. Udofia, F335-102-281212
R. Lewis, F153-92-23019
B. Stafford, G347-111-231017
B. Olson, G290-20-00530
R. O'Neale234-51-283110
B. Foeman130-12-21312
T. Hallam131-20-00002
J. Coughlin73-50-02016
Totals 25-509-1232161163
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
C. Bibi Ndongo, F150-10-02010
S. McClellan, C283-73-34109
C. Winborne, G297-161-151018
H. Mingo, G220-90-03130
F. Brown, G121-50-21212
T. Mackey323-40-01138
M. Hansberry260-40-02200
R. McCray173-30-00016
T. Lindsey161-20-03223
F. Ribeiro31-10-00002
Totals 19-524-626101148
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
South Dakota12-422-12116
No. Dak. St.11-519-11111
S. Dak. St.8-818-17155
Western Ill.5-118-20325
Oral Roberts4-128-22292

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
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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Wake 73 Final
Virginia 70 Final
GT 38
Illinois 52 Final
PSU 54
NC 82 Final
VT 68
PEP 47 Final