UNT Mean Green
Marcus Jackson sank four 3-pointers and finished with 28 points to lead ninth-seeded Rice to an 82-54 win over No. 8 seed North Texas in the opening round of the Conference USA tournament Wednesday night.
Jordan Williams and DeAndre Harris scored 17 points apiece and North Texas rolled to an 81-65 victory over Charlotte on Thursday night.
Colin Voss scored a career-high 22 points and hot-shooting North Texas beat Florida Atlantic 79-72 on Thursday night.
A three-point play by Jordan Williams followed by baskets from DeAndre Harris and T.J. Taylor gave UNT seven unanswered points and a 67-64 upset victory over UAB on Thursday.
T.J. Price scored 19 points, George Fant added 14 with 16 rebounds, and Western Kentucky held off North Texas 65-59 on Thursday night.
Jeremy Combs blocked a shot with 49 seconds left, then tipped in a basket at the other end to help UNT hold off a Louisiana Tech rally Thursday night and clinch a 73-66 win.
Pierra Henry scored 21 points, including hitting 11 of 12 at the free throw line, and added seven rebounds and four assists to lead Charlotte to a 73-57 victory over North Texas on Thursday night.
Jeromie Hill scored 23 points to lead Texas-San Antonio over North Texas 71-61 on Sunday.
Jared Johnson scored a career-high 17 points and Stephen F. Austin held an opponent to less than 50 points for the second time in three games in a 59-48 win over North Texas on Sunday.
Phil Forte scored career-high 32 points, including 12 during a crucial 20-4 run late in the first half, to lead the Cowboys to an 87-61 victory over North Texas on Wednesday night.
Muhammed Ahmed scored 15 points and North Texas beat Mississippi Valley State 67-52 on Wednesday.
A.J. English scored 37 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Iona to a road victory over North Texas, 78-58, on Saturday.