Southern U. 68, Louisiana-Monroe 39
Derick Beltran scored 26 points as Southern University trampled
Louisiana-Monroe for a 68-39, nonconference victory Thursday
Beltran scored 14 points on 6-of-7 shooting in the first half,
helping the Jaguars (4-5) take a 32-21 lead into intermission.
Southern held the Warhawks (1-5) to just 26.9 percent (7 of 26)
shooting in the frame, collecting eight steals, including three by
The second half wasn’t much better for Louisiana-Monroe, when
the Warhawks shot just 22.7 percent (5 of 22).
Malcolm Miller had 16 points and seven rebounds off the bench
Louisiana-Monroe’s Jayon James recorded his second straight
double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
Warhawks’ coach Keith Richard was charged with a double
technical with 9 minutes remaining and Southern hit all four free
throws to take a 51-34 lead. The foul shots sparked a 21-5 Jaguar
Louisiana-Monroe was held scoreless over the final 8