North Texas vs Saint Louis

Saint Louis 67, North Texas 63

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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jordair Jett and Cody Ellis scored 17 points apiece and Saint Louis held on to beat North Texas 67-63 Wednesday night.

Jett's basket with 35 seconds remaining broke a 61-61 tie, and Ellis made four free throws to keep the Billikens (5-3) in control and give them back-to-back victories for the first time this season.

Saint Louis has won both of its games since the death of coach Rick Majerus, who stepped down before this season and was replaced by Jim Crews. Majerus died Saturday in Los Angeles.

Chris Jones led the Mean Green (3-6) with 21 points. Tony Mitchell had 18 points and eight rebounds for North Texas, which has lost four in a row.

It was the teams' first meeting since 1981.

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North Texas (3-6)362763
Saint Louis (5-3) «343367

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North Texas Mean Green
R. Franklin, F301-104-44136
T. Mitchell, F287-122-280418
J. Holmen, F210-40-02120
C. Jones, G378-134-577221
A. Williams, G353-52-22118
J. Williams200-40-03020
N. Stojiljkovic142-31-14026
K. Coleman71-10-01012
P. Hardwick30-02-20012
C. Overlander30-00-00000
J. Patton20-00-00120
Totals 22-5215-1635112063
 42.3%93.8% 
Saint Louis Billikens
D. Evans, F262-35-64249
C. Remekun, F242-30-02154
R. Loe, C180-51-24021
J. Jett, G377-142-544217
M. McCall Jr., G342-112-22728
C. Ellis283-88-860217
J. Barnett232-50-00005
J. Manning102-22-21016
Totals 20-5120-2529141867
 39.2%80% 
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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

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Dayton15-324-830
VCU14-426-922
Rhode Island13-525-1031
Richmond13-522-1380
St. Bona.11-720-1291
Geo. Wash.10-820-15102
George Mason9-920-14103
La Salle9-915-15137
Davidson8-1017-1589
Fordham7-1113-19215
Saint Louis6-1212-21238
UMass4-1415-18193
Saint Josephs4-1411-20201
Duquesne3-1510-22266
 
Other games
FLA 72 Final
FSU 47
UAPB 44 Final
MIST 76
USF 49 Final
OKST 61
USC 67 Final
NMEX 75
GONZ 71 Final
WSU 69