North Texas vs Tulane

Tulane comes back to beat North Texas 66-61


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EL PASO, Texas (AP) Freshman Jonathan Stark scored 21 points as Tulane rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit to beat North Texas 66-61 in the second round of the Conference USA tournament on Wednesday.

Tulane trailed the entire game until Kevin Thomas' free throw gave the Green Wave a 52-51 lead with 6:36 left. Thomas' make capped a 15-3 run, highlighted by 3-pointers from Jay Hook, Tre Drye and two by Cameron Reynolds.

Hook finished with 11 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Tulane (17-15). Drye had nine points and 11 boards for the Green Wave. Tulane made 48.9 percent of its shots, including 9 of 17 3-pointers and held a 36-25 rebounding advantage.

North Texas (16-16) was led by Brandan Walton with 16 points, Maurice Aniefiok's 12 and Colin Voss' 10. Walton missed a game-tying 3-pointer with 3 seconds left.

Tulane will face No. 2 seed Tulsa on Thursday in the quarterfinals.

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So. Miss13-329-7
La. Tech13-329-8
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UTEP12-423-11
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UAB7-918-13
Charlotte7-917-14
FIU7-915-16
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E. Carolina5-1117-17
FAU5-1110-22
Marshall4-1211-22
UT-San Antonio4-128-22
Rice2-147-23