Louisiana-Monroe 77, Fla. International 69

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MONROE, La. (AP)—Jonas Brown’s 19 points led Louisiana-Monroe to a 77-69 victory over Florida International and kept the Warhawks undefeated at home.

ULM (12-8, 6-2 Sun Belt) hit 7 of 8 free throws in the final minute and were 17-of-19 for the game. All their attempts were in the second half. They are 9-0 at home.

Florida International (8-11, 3-6) led 7-2 after four minutes, but 3-point baskets by Lance Brasher and Jordan Payne put ULM ahead 8-7.

The Golden Panthers tied the score at 22 with 5:48 left in the half, and again when Chris Fuller hit two free throws to tie the halftime score at 32-32.

FIU started the second half with a 6-2 run, and the lead changed hands five times before ULM moved ahead for good at 11 minutes, when Brown hit two free throws to make the score 50-49.

The Golden Panthers came within a basket of ULM five more times. They were led by 19 points from Chris Fuller; three others were in double figures.

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C. Fuller C. Fuller
6-9,  19 Pts
4 Rebs, 0 Assists
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J. Brown J. Brown
6-11,  19 Pts
4 Rebs, 3 Assists

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