UALR Rallies Past North Texas In 2nd Half 67-53

LITTLE ROCK (AP) – James White scored 16 points and Arkansas-Little Rock rallied in the second half to defeat North Texas 67-53 Thursday night.

Josh Hagins added 11 points, eight assists and six steals for the Trojans (10-8, 4-3 Sun Belt), who shot 60 percent in the second half to overcome a seven-point deficit. Will Neighbour had nine points, 11 rebounds and three blocks.

North Texas (6-11, 1-5) got 13 points each from Tony Mitchell and Alzee Williams. The injury-plagued Mean Green committed 17 turnovers and shot 40 percent from the field.

Kemy Osse, who was scoreless in the first half, hit back-to-back 3-pointers that spurred a 12-0 run and put UALR ahead 54-44 with 7:20 remaining.

The Trojans made just 4 of 10 free throws in the game but shot 51 percent overall from the field and had only eight turnovers.

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