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Michael Craig scored 21 points and was 7-for-7 from the free throw line Thursday night as Southern Mississippi beat UNT 74-64 in the Conference USA opener for both teams.
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman is making good on a bet with Denton Mayor Mark Burroughs, after UNT beat UNLV in the Heart of Dallas Bowl game last week.
North Texas coach Tony Benford said that he uses the zone defense sparingly. That might change following his team’s stellar defensive effort against Texas A&M on Tuesday night.
Jordan Williams came off the bench to score 19 points as North Texas beat Incarnate Word 84-67 Tuesday night.
Grant Mullins scored 18 points, grabbed eight rebounds and his pair of free throws with 1:13 left sealed Columbia’s 70-66 victory over North Texas in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic Thursday in Portland, Ore.
Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield scored a career-high 23 points and four other Sooners finished in double figures to help the team beat North Texas 95-82 on Monday night.
Former George Mason guard Vertrail Vaughns has signed to play his final college season at North Texas.
Roger Franklin scored 20 points, including five in overtime, and added nine rebounds as North Texas defeated Florida Atlantic 66-57 Thursday night.
Amos Olatayo scored 22 points and Millaun Brown added a career-high 21 to go with eight rebounds as hot-shooting Louisiana-Monroe defeated North Texas 85-73 Thursday night in Sun Belt Conference play.
Jamal Crook and George Fant led a balanced scoring effort with 14 points apiece to lead Western Kentucky past North Texas 70-59 on Thursday night.
Elfrid Payton scored 24 points and Shawn Long added his sixth straight double-double with 23 points and 13 rebounds as Louisiana-Lafayette dominated North Texas 105-74 Wednesday night.
Marcos Knight had 15 points and five assists and Middle Tennessee won its sixth straight game, defeating North Texas 72-64 Thursday night.