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Draper delivers in OT, North Texas tops Florida Int'l 69-67

DENTON, Texas (AP) DJ Draper drilled a 3-pointer with three seconds left in overtime to lift North Texas to a 69-67 win over Florida International Saturday to keep the Mean Green in the hunt for a first-round bye in the Conference USA tournament.

Now with back-to-back wins over Florida Atlantic and Florida International, North Texas is in sixth place in conference. The top four teams get a first-round bye.

Eric Lockett drove for a layup with 30 seconds left to tie the game at 61-61 and force the extra period. Brian Beard Jr. gave the Panthers a 67-65 lead with 1:44 left. Tope Arikawe cut the deficit to one with the second of two free throws.

Florida International turned the ball over twice in the final 1:05 of overtime and Beard missed a 3-point attempt as time expired.

Ryan Woolridge finished with 21 points and six assists while Roosevelt Smart added 16 points and Zachary Simmons grabbed 12 rebounds for North Texas (12-10, 5-4).

Lockett finished with 26 points and 11 rebounds and Beard added another 22 points and dished four assists for Florida International (9-13, 3-6).

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12OTT
away team logo FIU 9-13 3526667
home team logo North Texas 12-10 2932869
Team Stats
away team logo FIU 9-13 88.3 PPG 40.3 RPG 15.5 APG
home team logo North Texas 12-10 75.6 PPG 40.9 RPG 13.2 APG
Key Players
4
B. Beard Jr. 19.1 PPG 3.8 RPG 6.3 APG 41.8 FG%
0
R. Woolridge 12.6 PPG 6.4 RPG 4.9 APG 49.5 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB