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Derrick Obasohan tied a career high with 27 points against Louisiana-Monroe
 
Derrick Obasohan tied a career high with 27 points against Louisiana-Monroe
 

Feb. 5, 2004

Box Score

MONROE, La. - Louisiana-Monroe canned six 3-pointer and shot 64.6-percent from the field in the second half to rally from a 14-point deficit to defeat Texas-Arlington 83-67 in a Southland Conference contest at Ewing Coliseum Thursday night.

John Andrews led La.-Monroe (10-13, 6-3) with 22 points. Mark Keith (17), Wayne Bransom (12) and Chavis Thompson (11) also scored in double figures. UTA (8-11, 3-5) was led by senior forward Derrick Obasohan career-tying-high 27 points. Senior Donny Beacham pumped in 11 and sophomore Steven Thomas added 10.

La.-Monroe, who trailed 37-35 at halftime, broke open the game in the second half with an 11-0 run to break a 43-43 tie. Andrews scored seven straight points during the run that was climaxed by a 3-pointer by RoShon Jacobs for a 54-43 with 11:24 to play.

ULM canned six 3-pointer in the second half and shot 69.6% (16-of-23) from the field and outscored UTA in the second half, 48-30.

ULM held UTA to two field goals the opening 6:12 of the second half to build a 49-43 lead with 13:53 to play after a 3-pointer by John Andrews.

UTA hit 10 of its first 13 field goals to build a 26-14 lead after an Obasohan lay up off a steal with 8:38 to play in the first half. The Mavericks hit a season-high 60 percent in the first half (13 of 20), but committed nine turnovers resulting in eight ULM points.

ULM stayed close with an 11-2 run to cut the lead to 28-23 after a Larry Parker basket off a steal with 4:45 to play in the half. The Indians held UTA to two field goals the final 4:00 of the half to cut the lead to 37-35 after a Brandon Horn 3-pointer with six seconds left in the half.

UTA hosts Southeastern Louisiana Saturday at 4 p.m.

NOTES: Obasohan moved into seventh place on the career scoring list and now has 1,124 career points... ULM's bench outscored UTA 40-11.

 

 

La. Monroe 83, Texas-Arlington 67

Texas-Arlington (8-11, 3-5) - Beacham 4-6 3-6 11, Johnson 2-3 0-0 4, K. Howell 2-4 0-0 4, Obasohan 8-15 9-10 27, Thomas 4-9 2-2 10, J. Howell 1-3 2-2 4, Dawkins 0-0 0-0 0, Hairfield 0-0 0-0 0, Floyd 2-7 3-6 7, Neukomm 0-0 0-0 0, Henderson 0-1 0-0 0. Totals: 23-48 19-26 67.

La.-Monroe (10-13, 6-3) - Andrews 6-7 7-8 22, Parker 2-5 1-1 5, Horn 2-6 0-0 5, Gay 0-2 0-0 0, Thompson 3-5 5-6 11, Branch 0-2 0-0 0, Helton 0-1 0-0 0, Bransom 3-6 6-10 12, Keith 7-7 0-0 17, Jacobs 1-3 0-0 3, Alexander 3-4 2-2 8. Totals: 27-48 21-27 83.

Halftime: UTA 37, ULM 35. Three-point field goals: UTA 2-9 (Obasohan 2-4, J. Howell 0-1, Floyd 0-2, Beacham 0-2), ULM 8-17 (Keith 3-3, Andrews 3-4, Jacobs 1-2, Horn 1-5, Branch 02). Rebounds: UTA 22 (Beacham 9), ULM 26 (Bransom 6). Assists: UTA 10 (K. Howell 3), ULM 19 (Bransom 4). Turnovers: UTA 15 (Obasohan, Beacham 3), ULM 15 (Andrews 4). Blocks: UTA 0, ULM 1 (Thompson). Steals UTA 9 (Beacham 4), ULM 10 (Branch 3). Total fouls: UTA 23, ULM 23. Fouled out: Johnson. Technical fouls: Thomas, Parker. Att. 1,834.

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