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11/17/2012 8:46 PM EST
Browning, Louisiana-Monroe beat North Texas 42-16
UL MONROE 42, NORTH TEXAS 16
MONROE, La. (AP) -- Kolton Browning returned from a foot injury
to throw for 324 yards and three touchdowns as Louisiana-Monroe
defeated North Texas 42-16 Saturday to earn its first winning
season as a Football Bowl Subdivision team.
Browning completed 25 of 34 passes for the Warhawks (7-4, 5-2
Sun Belt Conference), whose record is the program's best since
going 9-3 in 1993.
Wide receiver Je'Ron Hamm caught seven of Browning's passes for
a career-high 119 yards, including fourth-quarter touchdowns of
24 and 61 yards that stretched the lead to 35-10.
Brent Leonard had eight catches for 93 yards and a touchdown for
the Warhawks, who had lost their previous two games after
winning five straight.
Derek Thompson completed 27 of 43 passes for 322 yards and two
touchdowns for the Mean Green (4-7, 3-4), with Carlos Harris
catching eight for 118 yards.
The teams combined for 985 yards total offense.
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