Louisiana-Monroe beats Texas-Arlington 76-73 in OT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Marvin Williams had 22 points on 8-of-12 shooting with 13 rebounds and Louisiana-Monroe overcame a 13-point second-half deficit on Thursday night to beat Texas-Arlington 76-73 in overtime.
Williams stretched the Warhawks' (8-6, 2-1 Sun Belt) lead to 74-71 on a jumper with 1:11 left and made it 76-72 on a putback with 3 seconds left. He scored eight of UL-Monroe's nine points in overtime.
UT-Arlington (8-6, 2-2) led 28-20 after a slow first half and went ahead 36-23 early in the second. The Warhawks nearly erased the lead with a 12-2 run and later tied it at 43. The Mavericks went back up 54-45 before ULM pulled in front at 61-60, and the teams played back-and-forth from there.