DENTON, Texas -- Jayon James had 19 points, 10 rebounds and six assists, and Louisiana-Monroe closed the game on a 21-7 run to defeat North Texas 81-68 Saturday night.
Neither team led by more than three points in the second half until Louisiana-Monroe scored eight straight points to take a 68-61 lead with 2:43 remaining.
The Mean Green did not hit a field goal in the final 5 minutes except for P.J. Hardwick's two baskets in the final 30 seconds of the game.
The Warhawks outrebounded the Mean Green 30-19 and hit 8 of 16 3-point attempts.
The dust has settled after players made their NBA draft decisions. Which college teams won? Which lost? Well, Villanova is pretty happy. USC, meanwhile, might not be as thrilled.
The 2017 recruiting class is short on point guards, with Trevon Duval leading only eight prospects from the ESPN 60 who are still available.
ESPN college basketball reporter Andy Katz looks into the two decommitments from the NBA draft and what they're looking forward to.
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