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01/14/2012 5:58 PM EST
Franklin, North Texas beat Louisiana-Monroe 68-55
NORTH TEXAS 68, UL MONROE 55
MONROE, La. (AP) -- Roger Franklin scored 16 points and had a
career-high 15 rebounds to help North Texas defeat
Louisiana-Monroe 68-55 on Saturday.
The Mean Green (11-8, 4-2 Sun Belt Conference) opened up with a
19-2 lead in the game's first 9 minutes thanks to their
long-range shooting. Tony Mitchell and Brandon Walton made the
game's opening 3-pointers, and went on to combine for all eight
of North Texas's 3-pointers in the game.
Walton scored a career-high 18 points on 5 of 8 shooting from
3-point range, while Mitchell, who was 3 of 4 from behind the
arc, finished with 15 points, nine rebounds and three blocks.
The Mean Green took a 37-18 lead at halftime, connecting on 42.4
percent from the field (14 of 33) and holding Louisiana-Monroe
to just 6-of-27 shooting in the period.
Charles Winborne led the Warhawks (2-17, 1-5) with 15 points,
and Steven McClellan had 13 rebounds.
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