Louisiana-Monroe beats Stephen F. Austin 60-58

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MONROE, La. (AP)—Malcolm Thomas hit a 15-foot jump shot with time expiring to give Louisiana-Monroe a 60-58 win over Stephen F. Austin on Tuesday night.

Brandon Williams hit a 3-pointer with 1.8 seconds remaining, tying the score at 58 before the Lumberjacks (1-2) turned the ball over on an inbounds play right under Louisiana-Monroe’s basket.

Thomas finished with 18 points, followed by 14 points from Kenneth Averette.

The Warhawks (2-2) outscored the Lumberjacks 24-5 throughout the final eight minutes, erasing what was a 17-point lead. Stephen F. Austin led 33-26 at halftime.

Josh Alexander led Stephen F. Austin with 19 points.

Louisiana-Monroe scored 25 points off of 17 Stephen F. Austin turnovers.

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 Top Performers
 Stephen F. Austin
Josh Alexander Josh Alexander
7-14,  19 Pts
6 Rebs, 0 Assists
 LA Monroe
Malcolm Thomas Malcolm Thomas
5-9,  18 Pts
4 Rebs, 0 Assists

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