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Sam Houston State vs North Texas

North Texas 53, Sam Houston St. 50


DENTON, Texas (AP) - Chris Jones scored 14 points, including the go-ahead basket with 1:06 remaining, as North Texas defeated Sam Houston State 53-50 on Saturday.

Jones' bucket put the Mean Green ahead 51-50, and Jacob Holmen added two free throws with 21.6 seconds left as North Texas (4-5) won despite putting up its lowest point total of the season.

Darius Gatson and Konner Tucker led Sam Houston State (3-7) with 10 points each. Gatson also had five assists.

The Bearkats outshot North Texas from the field (44 percent to 35 percent) and on 3-point attempts (39 percent to 18 percent). But the Mean Green enjoyed a 37-28 rebounding edge, including 18-7 on the offensive glass, and took advantage of 21 turnovers by Sam Houston State.

North Texas trailed 25-22 at halftime after going scoreless for 10 minutes while the Bearkats went on a 13-0 run.

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Sam Houston State Bearkats
M. James, F334-80-14049
M. Holyfield, C242-22-54046
D. Gatson, G383-52-245210
D. Gatlin, G323-100-07238
K. Tucker, G284-90-030310
A. Harwell251-30-00112
S. Werner141-43-44025
M. McKinney60-00-00000
Totals 18-417-122881950
North Texas Mean Green
K. Hogans, F201-42-56014
J. Holmen, F203-72-22039
A. Williams, G372-82-24116
J. Williams, G242-80-08144
C. Jones, G216-92-223314
B. Walton311-91-46003
R. Franklin200-30-01100
N. Stojilkovic113-41-12028
A. Edwards90-12-22012
T. Hall71-20-00113
Totals 19-5512-183771653
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SF Austin11-018-5111
Texas A&M-CC9-318-6131
Incarn Word8-313-9213
Hou. Baptist8-414-11225
Sam Houston8-413-12190
Abilene Christian6-511-13318
New Orleans4-78-14328
SE Louisiana4-76-18341
C. Arkansas4-75-16320
Nwestern St.4-87-15334
McNeese St.4-86-16336
Nicholls St.3-97-19319

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Little Rock12-222-353
UL Lafayette10-414-9130
Ga. Southern7-711-13243
Arkansas St.7-711-14258
Georgia St.6-813-10168
S. Alabama6-811-14223
Texas St.4-910-12289
App. St.4-106-19271
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CREI 71 Final
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Wash 80 Final
Cincinnati 53 Final
XAV 76
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Ohio St 67 Final
Kansas 78
HARV 76 Final
BU 52
Frl Dksn 58 Final
Louisville 80
TROY 68 Final
Miss St 106
Michigan 90 Final
OAK 80
NAVY 59 Final
Missouri 84
Kentucky 72 Final
Indiana 73
G Wash 50 Final
Syracuse 85
LB St 78 Final
NC 84
ULM 54 Final
Tx A&M 67
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MU 79
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