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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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% 
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Middle Tenn.15-125-429
La. Tech13-421-9116
Old Dominion11-518-10131
UTEP11-513-15245
Rice10-620-9162
Marshall9-716-13125
UAB8-815-14180
Western Ky.7-913-16223
UT-San Antonio7-912-17296
Charlotte6-1012-15240
FAU6-1010-17285
So. Miss6-119-20334
North Texas2-148-20335
FIU2-146-23343

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington13-323-634
Arkansas St.11-520-993
Georgia St.11-618-11122
Ga. Southern11-618-12107
Texas St.10-617-11204
Coast. Car.10-715-15155
UL Lafayette8-818-11135
Troy8-816-14205
S. Alabama6-1013-16218
Little Rock5-1114-15255
App. St.3-148-20297
UL-Monroe2-148-21303
 
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