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Woolridge paces North Texas to 103-87 win in C-USA opener

HOUSTON (AP) Ryan Woolridge scored 24 points, leading four into double figures and North Texas walloped Rice 103-87 on Saturday to open Conference USA play in emphatic fashion.

Woolridge made 10 of 16 shots, grabbed 12 rebounds and had six assists for Mean Green (13-1, 1-0). Zachary Simmons scored 11 of his 22 points in the first 99 seconds of the second half - opening with a dunk, a pair of jumpers and a 3-point play. The eruption continued a rally that saw North Texas come from 11 points down in the first half to lead by five, 48-43, at the break.

Roosevelt Smart scored 20 and Umoja Gibson 17 for Mean Green, which has won five straight since losing to Oklahoma a month ago.

Robert Martin went off for a career-high 35 points for Rice (5-9, 0-1). Martin, who had never broken 30 points, made 9 of 11 shots, was 5 of 5 from 3-point distance and 12 of 12 at the foul line. He added four rebounds and four assists against one turnover.

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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
12T
away team logo North Texas 13-1 4855103
home team logo Rice 5-9 434487
Team Stats
away team logo North Texas 13-1 69.8 PPG 41.3 RPG 13.0 APG
home team logo Rice 5-9 74.0 PPG 41.3 RPG 13.3 APG
Key Players
1
U. Gibson 12.6 PPG 2.7 RPG 1.9 APG 40.0 FG%
10
R. Martin 12.2 PPG 6.2 RPG 1.7 APG 46.8 FG%
Top Scorers
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0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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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
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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
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