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Louisiana-Monroe 21, North Texas 38
Saturday, Oct 22, 2011

DENTON, Texas (AP)—Derek Thompson threw three touchdown passes and Lance Dunbar rushed for 139 yards Saturday as North Texas defeated Louisiana-Monroe 38-21.

Thompson completed 23 of 39 passes for 332 yards and had TD passes of 9 and 13 yards to Chris Bynes, and 40 yards to Brelan Chancellor. Bynes had eight receptions for 85 yards, while Chancellor finished with five receptions for 113 yards.

Dunbar added a 60-yard scoring run for the Mean Green (3-5, 2-2 Sun Belt), and had four catches for 50 yards. He now has 3,781 career rushing yards and 1,014 receiving yards—becoming the 25th player in NCAA history to top 3,000 yards rushing and 1,000 yards receiving.

Louisiana-Monroe (2-5, 1-2) tied the game at 21 on an 8-yard run by Jyruss Edwards in the third quarter. The Warhawks also scored on a 100-yard kick return by Luther Ambrose to open the game and a 15-yard run by Centarius Donald.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 LA Monroe
C. Donald C. Donald, RB
11 Rush, 84 yds
1 TD
 North Texas
D. Thompson D. Thompson, QB
23-39, 332 yds
3 TDs