DENTON, Texas (AP) - Chris Jones scored 20 points, leading five North Texas players in double figures, and the Mean Green cruised to an 82-40 victory Tuesday night over winless Grambling State.
Jordan Williams had 15 points, Roger Franklin scored 14, Brandan Walton had 11 points and Tony Mitchell had 10 points and eight rebounds for North Texas (6-5). The hosts shot 49 percent and outscored the Tigers 34-10 in the paint.
The Mean Green led 32-20 at halftime and then put the game out of reach. The final margin of 42 points was the largest of the game.
Peter Roberson and Rondale Livas led Grambling State (0-8) with 12 points apiece. The Tigers shot 31 percent for the game and didn't make a field goal in the final 9:25.