Scores

Final

UL Monroe 81

(3-8, 2-3 Sun Belt)

North Texas 68

(6-10, 1-4 Sun Belt)

    8:30 PM ET, January 5, 2013

    1 2 T
    ULM 30 5181
    UNT 30 3868

    Top Performers

    UL Monroe: J. James 19 Pts, 10 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    North Texas: J. Patton 16 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast

    Louisiana-Monroe 81, North Texas 68

    Associated Press

    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.

    Amos Olatayo added 17 points and Marcelis Hansberry had 13 for the Warhawks (3-8, 2/3 Sun Belt), who shot 68 percent from the field in the second half.

    North Texas (6-10, 1-4) got 16 points apiece from Jordan Williams and Justin Patton, and 15 from Tony Mitchell.

    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.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ULM
    UNT
    Points 81 68
    FG Made-Attempted 28-48 (.583) 24-49 (.490)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-16 (.500) 4-12 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-20 (.850) 16-25 (.640)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 15 7

    2012-13 Season

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