North Texas vs Troy

North Texas 63, Troy 61

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TROY, Ala. (AP) - Jordan Williams scored 25 points, hitting 7 of 9 3-pointers, as hot-shooting North Texas edged Troy 63-61 Saturday night.

The Mean Green (10-18, 5-12 Sun Belt Conference) shot 77.8 percent in the second half (14 of 18) to deny Trojans coach Don Maestri his 500th career win.

There were 16 lead changes and 12 ties. After Troy took a 54-51 lead, Jordan Williams dunked to spark a 9-0 run.

The Trojans climbed back to 62-61 on Deonata Jethroe's layup with 1:20 to go, but he missed the ensuing foul shot. After Troy's Hunter Williams missed a jumper, Alzee Williams added a free throw for the Mean Green.

Jeff Mullahey missed a 3 at the buzzer to send Troy (11-16, 6-10) to its third loss in four games.

Hunter Williams scored 21 and Jethroe had 10 points and 10 rebounds to become the first Trojan with a double-double at Trojan Arena.

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North Texas Mean Green
T. Mitchell, F383-82-28119
A. Williams, G404-102-332110
P. Hardwick, G384-61-25649
R. Franklin, G353-74-653310
J. Williams, G359-110-011325
N. Stojiljkovic90-20-00010
K. Coleman30-00-01040
C. Overlander20-10-00000
Totals 23-459-1328131763
 51.1%69.2% 
Troy Trojans
R. Chambers, F244-80-03228
H. Williams, G398-143-434021
E. Jones, G333-82-23318
D. Jethroe, G263-112-5100310
A. Myers, G210-30-01110
J. Mullahey191-32-20035
T. Calhoun151-40-03012
J. Warren131-10-03042
W. Hinton102-20-03105
Totals 23-549-1330111561
 42.6%69.2% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.5-015-321
La. Tech4-112-6225
UAB4-111-7128
UT-San Antonio4-19-9312
Old Dominion4-211-7125
Marshall4-211-881
Western Ky.3-39-10226
Rice2-312-6174
So. Miss2-35-12337
UTEP2-34-13346
Charlotte2-48-9227
FAU1-45-11325
North Texas0-56-11297
FIU0-54-14345

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern4-011-6108
Coast. Car.4-19-9193
Arkansas St.3-212-673
UL Lafayette2-212-591
UT-Arlington2-212-542
Georgia St.2-29-7145
Texas St.2-29-7289
Troy2-210-8221
S. Alabama2-29-8230
Little Rock2-311-7208
App. St.1-46-10252
UL-Monroe0-46-11290
 
Other games
ND 54 Final
PROV 71
PITT 69 Final
MU 79
UK 58 Final
TENN 88
FLA 83 Final
AUB 52
OKLA 79 Final
OKST 84
PUR 55 Final
IND 83
CSU 89 Final
AF 86
BUTL 68 Final
FORD 63
GONZ 71 Final
SF 61
DUKE 81 Final
MD 83
BAYL 61 Final
KSU 81
ORE 79 Final
WSU 77
MEMP 71 Final
MRSH 59
MIST 73 Final
NEB 64
SYR 76 Final
SETON 65
BOISE 50 Final
NMEX 60
TEXAS 47 Final
KAN 73