Louisiana-Monroe vs North Texas Wrap - North Texas Wins 38-21
Derek Thompson threw for 332 yards to lead the Mean Green over Louisiana-Monroe 38-21 on Saturday in Week 8 action at Mean Green Stadium.
North Texas won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 47.5.
Lance Dunbar rushed for 139 yards, while Derek Thompson added -12 yards in the win. Brelan Chancellor and Christopher Bynes added 113 and 85 receiving yards respectively.
Centarius Donald rushed for 84 yards for Louisiana-Monroe, while Kolton Browning added 22 yards. Kolton Browning threw for 195 yards for the Warhawks, while receivers Brent Leonard and Zarrell Sanders had 113 and 47 yards respectively.
North Texas outgained Louisiana-Monroe 459-343 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-18 by the Mean Green.
The time of possession battle favored North Texas as their offense was on the field for 30:55, longer than the 29:05 of their opponents.
North Texas heads into a Week 9 battle against Arkansas State. Louisiana-Monroe, meanwhile, will have their next action against Western Kentucky.