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North Texas needs 2OT to get past Portland, 77-72


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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) T.J. Taylor came off the bench to hit a pair of 3-pointers in the second overtime to lift North Texas to a 77-72 win over Portland Saturday night.

Taylor, who finished with a team-high 21 points, hit a jumper with :22 left in the first overtime to tie the game at 63-63 and force a second extra period.

Chris Jones finished with 12 points for the Mean Green (3-3). His layup with :16 left in regulation tied the game at 53-53 and his defensive rebound on a Ryan Nichols shot at the buzzer forced overtime.

Thomas van der Mars led Portland (3-3) with 21 points, with Nichols and Kevin Bailey both adding 15 points. Nichols finished with a game-high 16 rebounds.

Van der Mars hit back--to-back baskets in the first overtime to put Portland up by four, 68-58 with 1:38 left.

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Old Dominion0-09-116
La. Tech0-08-3224
UTEP0-06-445
FAU0-05-4148
North Texas0-05-4216
So. Miss0-05-4313
Charlotte0-06-549
FIU0-06-5124
Middle Tenn.0-06-5179
Western Ky.0-05-5135
UT-San Antonio0-04-4306
Marshall0-04-7239
UAB0-04-7297
Rice0-03-6349

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Portland0-07-3142
St. Marys0-06-3125
Pacific0-07-4176
Santa Clara0-05-4168
San Diego0-06-5154
San Fran.0-06-5202
Loyola-Mary.0-03-6278
 
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