Jackson State vs North Texas

North Texas 69, Jackson St. 55

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DENTON, Texas (AP) - Chris Jones scored 17 points and Tony Mitchell added 14 points and 10 rebounds in his college debut Sunday as North Texas defeated Jackson State 69-55.

Jones was 5 for 6 on 3-point attempts while the highly-touted Mitchell also made his presence felt in 20 minutes off the bench. Mitchell originally signed with Missouri out of high school in 2010 but was ruled academically ineligible by the NCAA. He instead enrolled at North Texas, sat out the season and spent the summer playing for the U19 USA Basketball team in the FIBA World Championships, where he led the team in rebounding and blocked shots.

Jones and Jordan Williams hit 3-pointers during an early 10-4 run that put North Texas (5-5) ahead 20-12. Traditional three-point plays from Mitchell and Brandan Walton and another 3-pointer from Jones extended the lead to 33-17.

Jenirro Bush led Jackson State (2-10) with 20 points.

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Jackson State Tigers
S. Coleman, F230-20-02000
D. Jones, F195-90-050410
K. Howard, G345-140-050310
J. Bush, G338-133-650120
J. Lewis, G240-00-01210
K. Stewart223-80-01227
C. Williams222-60-03124
W. Readus111-11-33143
D. Taylor60-00-01100
R. Gregory40-01-20001
J. Armstrong20-00-00000
Totals 24-535-112871755
 45.3%45.5% 
North Texas Mean Green
K. Hogans, F160-00-00020
N. Stojiljkovic, F111-20-04002
J. Holmen, F100-20-03000
A. Williams, G333-51-23318
C. Jones, G296-90-024317
J. Williams312-85-732310
R. Franklin225-83-680313
T. Mitchell206-112-5103114
T. Norris110-00-00000
B. Walton101-61-33103
A. Edwards61-10-00102
T. Hall10-10-00010
Totals 25-5312-2338141469
 47.2%52.2% 
SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.11-215-11125
Alcorn St.11-314-11235
Southern U.9-513-14306
Grambling7-711-15331
Jackson St.7-711-16319
Prairie View6-79-18311
Alabama St.6-78-17342
Ark.-PB6-87-21338
Miss. Val.4-104-23339
Alabama A&M1-121-23351

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington10-320-636
Arkansas St.10-419-879
Ga. Southern10-417-10117
Georgia St.9-516-10135
Texas St.8-515-10208
Coast. Car.8-613-14158
Troy7-615-12189
S. Alabama6-713-13213
UL Lafayette6-816-11151
Little Rock4-1013-14247
App. St.3-118-17258
UL-Monroe1-137-20315
 
Other games
HC 40 Final
UConn 77
ORAL 64 Final
XAV 42
W&M 56 Final
Missouri 94