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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Scoreboard
North Texas (9-18)423173
Louisiana-Monroe (4-17) «335285

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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.0-07-114
La. Tech0-07-394
Marshall0-07-3178
Old Dominion0-07-365
FAU0-06-3107
So. Miss0-06-4269
UAB0-06-4189
Western Ky.0-06-451
North Texas0-06-5247
UT-San Antonio0-06-5248
FIU0-05-5249
Charlotte0-03-6331
UTEP0-03-6214
Rice0-03-7304

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-08-235
Louisiana0-08-2127
Georgia St.0-07-3227
UT-Arlington0-07-367
Coast. Car.0-05-5184
S. Alabama0-05-5283
Texas St.0-05-5334
Troy0-05-5293
App. St.0-05-6272
UL-Monroe0-04-5246
Arkansas St.0-03-7343
Little Rock0-02-8299
 
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