Scores

Final

UL Monroe 21

(2-5, 1-2 Sun Belt)

North Texas 38

(3-5, 2-2 C-USA)

5:00 PM ET, October 22, 2011

Mean Green Stadium, Denton, TX

1 2 3 4 T
ULM 14 0 7 021
UNT 7 7 10 1438

Top Performers

Passing: D. Thompson (UNT) - 332 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: L. Dunbar (UNT) - 29 CAR, 139 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: C. Bynes (UNT) - 8 REC, 85 YDS, 2 TD

North Texas 38, Louisiana-Monroe 21

Associated Press

DENTON, Texas -- 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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Team Stat Comparison

 
ULM
UNT
1st Downs1820
Total Yards343459
Passing201332
Rushing142127
Penalties1-53-35
3rd Down Conversions2-146-16
4th Down Conversions1-20-0
Turnovers20
Possession29:0530:55

Passing Leaders

Louisiana-MonroeC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Browning15/321956.100
North TexasC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Thompson23/393328.530

Rushing Leaders

Louisiana-MonroeCARYDSAVGTDLG
Donald11847.6133
Browning10222.2021
North TexasCARYDSAVGTDLG
Dunbar291394.8160
Thompson4-12-3.002

Receiving Leaders

Louisiana-MonroeRECYDSAVGTDLG
Leonard811314.1036
Sanders24723.5034
North TexasRECYDSAVGTDLG
Chancellor511322.6140
Bynes88510.6222

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERULMUNT
TD14:48Luther Ambrose 100 Yd Kickoff Return (Justin Manton Kick) 70
TD06:22Brelan Chancellor 40 Yd Pass From Derek Thompson (Zach Olen Kick) 77
TD01:01Centarius Donald 15 Yd Run (Justin Manton Kick) 147
SECOND QUARTERULMUNT
TD08:23Christopher Bynes 9 Yd Pass From Derek Thompson (Zach Olen Kick) 1414
THIRD QUARTERULMUNT
TD05:53Christopher Bynes 13 Yd Pass From Derek Thompson (Zach Olen Kick) 1421
TD04:35Jyruss Edwards 8 Yd Run (Justin Manton Kick) 2121
FG01:29Zach Olen 46 Yd 2124
FOURTH QUARTERULMUNT
TD05:13Julian Herron 16 Yd Fumble Return (Zach Olen Kick) 2131
TD02:57Lance Dunbar 60 Yd Run (Zach Olen Kick) 2138