NCAA Game Summary - North Texas at UL-Monroe|
(Saturday, November 20th)
Final Score: UL-Monroe 49, North Texas 37
Monroe, LA (Sports Network) - Kolton Browning threw for 247 yards and five
touchdowns to lead the UL-Monroe Warhawks to a 49-37 victory over the North
Texas Mean Green in a Sun Belt Conference showdown at Malone Stadium.
Luther Ambrose caught two of those touchdowns for ULM (5-6, 4-3 SunBelt),
finishing the game with 140 yards and seven receptions. Frank Goodin led the
ground game with 75 yards and one touchdown in the win.
Lance Dunbar led North Texas (3-8, 3-5) with 134 rushing yards and one score
in the loss, while Riley Dodge threw for 164 yards and two touchdowns, but was
Zach Olen connected on a 22-yard field goal early in the first quarter, then
nailed a 23-yard kick in the final minute of the opening frame to give North
Texas a 6-0 lead.
However, as time expired in the opening quarter, Browning hit Je'Ron Hamm with
a 48-yard scoring strike.
On the very next play for North Texas, Dunbar broke free and scampered down
field for an 83-yard touchdown to put North Texas back on top, 13-7.
Less than two minutes later the Warhawks regained the lead on an eight-yard
run by Goodin.
UL-Monroe pushed its lead to 21-13 when Browning connected with Ambrose for a
10-yard scoring strike.
The Mean Green answered back immediately as Brelan Chancellor returned the
ensuing kick off 91 yards for a touchdown.
North Texas went into the break with a 27-21 lead after Dodge connected with
Jamaal Jackson for a 15-yard touchdown pass in the final minute of the opening
Browning's three-yard touchdown pass to Goodin midway through the third
quarter put the Warhawks back on top, 28-27.
Less than two minutes into the final frame Jyruss Edwards scored on a one-yard
run, pushing ULM's lead to 35-27.
Olen drilled a 45-yard field goal for North Texas to cut the team's deficit to
35-30, but the Warhawks responded on their next drive with a 53-yard touchdown
pass and catch from Browning to Ambrose.
However, the Mean Green continued to fight and seconds later Dodge found
Darius Carey for a 41-yard touchdown pass.
Browning's fifth touchdown pass, however, sealed the deal for UL-Monroe, as
the quarterback hooked up with Rodney Lovett for a one-yard pass and catch,
giving the Warhawks the 12-point victory.
11/20 22:29:47 ET