Southern vs Louisiana-Monroe

Southern U. 68, Louisiana-Monroe 39

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MONROE, La. (AP) - Derick Beltran scored 26 points as Southern University trampled Louisiana-Monroe for a 68-39, nonconference victory Thursday night.

Beltran scored 14 points on 6-of-7 shooting in the first half, helping the Jaguars (4-5) take a 32-21 lead into intermission. Southern held the Warhawks (1-5) to just 26.9 percent (7 of 26) shooting in the frame, collecting eight steals, including three by Beltran.

The second half wasn't much better for Louisiana-Monroe, when the Warhawks shot just 22.7 percent (5 of 22).

Malcolm Miller had 16 points and seven rebounds off the bench for Southern.

Louisiana-Monroe's Jayon James recorded his second straight double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds.

Warhawks' coach Keith Richard was charged with a double technical with 9 minutes remaining and Southern hit all four free throws to take a 51-34 lead. The foul shots sparked a 21-5 Jaguar run.

Louisiana-Monroe was held scoreless over the final 8 minutes.

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Scoreboard
Southern (4-5) «323668
Louisiana-Monroe (1-5)211839

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Southern Jaguars
J. Mitchell, F162-92-22146
B. Moore, C282-31-28015
D. Beltran, G328-137-731126
J. Grace, G302-90-13914
C. Monroe, G170-11-34021
M. Miller327-120-071316
C. Hyder191-20-02213
M. Bol132-32-23017
Y. Johnson130-20-01040
Totals 24-5413-1737141868
 44.4%76.5% 
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
M. Brown, F311-30-27122
J. James, F314-123-8110311
R. McCray, G353-116-810013
M. Hansberry, G341-90-01232
T. Mackey, G342-32-22038
T. Lindsey271-90-06313
T. Birchett30-00-01000
I. Eke30-00-01000
K. Koszuta20-10-00000
Totals 12-4811-203361239
 25%55% 
SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Prairie View0-02-363
Jackson St.0-01-3271
Southern U.0-01-5285
Alabama A&M0-00-4258
Grambling0-00-4335
Miss. Val.0-00-5259
Texas So.0-00-578
Alabama St.0-00-6321
Alcorn St.0-00-6231
Ark.-PB0-00-6286

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-05-132
Coast. Car.0-04-2117
UL Lafayette0-04-275
UT-Arlington0-02-14
Georgia St.0-03-279
App. St.0-03-3328
S. Alabama0-03-3158
Troy0-03-3201
Texas St.0-02-2221
Arkansas St.0-02-3190
UL-Monroe0-01-3208
Little Rock0-00-4217
 
Other games
WICH 60 Final
TENN 69
LAV 44 Final
UNLV 91