Wesley Person Jr. scored a career-high 31 points and ignited the game-winning comeback run to lift Troy to a 71-66 victory over Texas-Arlington on Monday night.
Brandon Edwards had 33 points and 19 rebounds to help UTA barely squeak out a tight 87-86 double overtime victory at Troy on Thursday night.
Tony Mitchell recorded the 15th double-double of his career Thursday night with 29 points and 15 rebounds to lead North Texas past Troy 76-59.
Derek Thompson threw for 331 yards and two touchdowns and North Texas defeated Troy 38-33 on Saturday.
It took nearly a decade for Florida International to turn its fledgling football program into a Sun Belt Conference favorite.