Western Kentucky vs North Texas

North Texas 84, W. Kentucky 67

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DENTON, Texas (AP) - Tony Mitchell scored 21 points and Roger Franklin added 20 as North Texas downed Western Kentucky 84-67 Thursday night.

North Texas' (10-8) four-point lead at the 16:39 mark of the second half ballooned to a 14-point advantage following a 10-0 run, punctuated by two Tony Mitchell dunks and 0 for 6 shooting by Western Kentucky (5-13) during that span. The Hilltoppers would get no closer than 10 the remainder of the game.

Western Kentucky held one-point leads twice in the game, first at the 17:06 mark and again at the 5:13 mark of the first half. The Hilltoppers were led in scoring by Derrick Gordon with 20 points and Kahlil McDonald contributed 17 points with six rebounds.

North Texas tallied 22 assists to Western Kentucky's eight en route to shooting 56.4 percent from the floor, including 6 for 12 from 3-point range.

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Scoreboard
Western Kentucky (5-13)373067
North Texas (10-8) «414384

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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
V. Zollo, F220-91-24041
G. Fant, F216-112-280414
D. Gordon, G348-140-130320
K. McDonald, G336-143-361117
J. Crook, G264-120-01628
T. Price282-90-08125
T. Akol151-50-03032
K. Kaspar100-30-01000
O. Akamune40-00-00000
N. Snipes40-10-01000
K. Anyigbo30-00-00010
Totals 27-786-84082067
 34.6%75% 
North Texas Mean Green
T. Mitchell, F248-93-3131321
C. Jones, G324-131-28719
A. Williams, G321-40-03112
R. Franklin, G316-118-1153220
B. Walton, G243-50-11318
J. Williams236-92-222116
N. Stojiljkovic132-30-22334
T. Norris80-02-21202
F. Robinson81-10-02012
A. Edwards30-00-01000
T. Hall20-00-00010
Totals 31-5516-2341221484
 56.4%69.6% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297
 
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Minn 77 Final
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DUKE 61
Tenn 58 Final
Miss St 62
GONZ 62 Final
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