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Gibson scores 21 to carry North Texas over FIU 71-57

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Umoja Gibson had 21 points as North Texas beat Florida International 71-57 in the first round of the Conference USA Tourney on Wednesday night.

Zachary Simmons had 19 points, 16 rebounds and three blocks for North Texas (21-11). Ryan Woolridge added six rebounds. Michael Miller had eight points and 10 rebounds for North Texas.

Florida International scored 22 points in the first half, a season low for the team.

Brian Beard Jr. had 13 points for the Panthers (19-13). Devon Andrews added 10 points. Osasumwen Osaghae had 10 points, 12 rebounds and six blocks.

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Key Players
R. Woolridge
0 G
B. Beard Jr.
31.8 Min. Per Game 31.8
17.4 Pts. Per Game 17.4
6.1 Ast. Per Game 6.1
3.4 Reb. Per Game 3.4
47.2 Field Goal % 39.5
32.1 Three Point % 29.9
58.0 Free Throw % 72.4
  Offensive rebound by Roosevelt Smart 11.0
  Jorden Duffy missed 3-pt. jump shot 13.0
  Offensive rebound by Roosevelt Smart 43.0
  Roosevelt Smart missed 3-pt. jump shot 45.0
  Defensive rebound by Zachary Simmons 1:12
  Brian Beard Jr. missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:14
+ 1 Jorden Duffy made 2nd of 2 free throws 1:20
  Jorden Duffy missed 1st of 2 free throws 1:20
  Personal foul on Trejon Jacob 1:20
  Offensive rebound by Ryan Woolridge 1:27
  Umoja Gibson missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:29
Team Stats
Points 71 57
Field Goals 25-59 (42.4%) 20-56 (35.7%)
3-Pointers 11-30 (36.7%) 5-20 (25.0%)
Free Throws 10-16 (62.5%) 12-19 (63.2%)
Total Rebounds 49 25
Offensive 17 9
Defensive 27 13
Team 5 3
Assists 18 10
Steals 7 11
Blocks 8 8
Turnovers 16 11
Fouls 20 18
Technicals 0 0
21 PTS, 2 REB, 4 AST
13 PTS, 1 REB, 5 AST
12T
away team logo North Texas 21-11 393271
home team logo FIU 19-13 223557
Team Stats
away team logo North Texas 21-11 69.8 PPG 41.3 RPG 13.0 APG
home team logo FIU 19-13 82.3 PPG 39.2 RPG 14.4 APG
Key Players
1
U. Gibson G 12.6 PPG 2.7 RPG 1.9 APG 40.0 FG%
4
B. Beard Jr. G 17.3 PPG 3.3 RPG 6.0 APG 39.4 FG%
Top Scorers
U. Gibson G 21 PTS 2 REB 4 AST
B. Beard Jr. G 13 PTS 1 REB 5 AST
42.4 FG% 35.7
36.7 3PT FG% 25.0
62.5 FT% 63.2
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
U. Gibson 21 2 4 7/17 7/15 0/0 1 34 2 0 2 0 2
Z. Simmons 19 16 1 7/7 0/0 5/8 4 29 0 3 3 5 11
M. Miller 8 10 3 3/6 0/0 2/2 3 27 2 2 1 5 5
R. Smart 8 3 0 3/9 2/8 0/0 2 33 1 0 1 2 1
J. Duffy 4 0 5 1/5 1/4 1/2 3 24 0 0 2 0 0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
U. Gibson 21 2 4 7/17 7/15 0/0 1 34 2 0 2 0 2
Z. Simmons 19 16 1 7/7 0/0 5/8 4 29 0 3 3 5 11
M. Miller 8 10 3 3/6 0/0 2/2 3 27 2 2 1 5 5
R. Smart 8 3 0 3/9 2/8 0/0 2 33 1 0 1 2 1
J. Duffy 4 0 5 1/5 1/4 1/2 3 24 0 0 2 0 0
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
R. Woolridge 9 6 4 3/9 1/3 2/4 3 32 2 2 5 2 4
T. Arikawe 2 5 1 1/6 0/0 0/0 3 11 0 1 1 2 3
J. Simmons 0 2 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 10 0 0 1 1 1
D. Draper - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Tikhonenko - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Mohamed - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Murray - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Wise - - - - - - - - - - - - -
S. Alcindor - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Weger - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 71 44 18 25/59 11/30 10/16 20 200 7 8 16 17 27
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
B. Beard Jr. 13 1 5 3/12 0/4 7/8 2 38 1 0 5 0 1
O. Osaghae 10 12 1 4/8 0/0 2/4 3 34 3 6 1 6 6
D. Andrews 10 4 1 4/12 2/6 0/2 4 27 3 0 2 1 3
I. Banks 7 0 1 3/6 1/3 0/0 4 28 0 1 0 0 0
A. Daye 0 1 1 0/6 0/3 0/0 2 16 0 0 2 0 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
B. Beard Jr. 13 1 5 3/12 0/4 7/8 2 38 1 0 5 0 1
O. Osaghae 10 12 1 4/8 0/0 2/4 3 34 3 6 1 6 6
D. Andrews 10 4 1 4/12 2/6 0/2 4 27 3 0 2 1 3
I. Banks 7 0 1 3/6 1/3 0/0 4 28 0 1 0 0 0
A. Daye 0 1 1 0/6 0/3 0/0 2 16 0 0 2 0 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
T. Jacob 9 2 1 4/5 1/1 0/1 1 32 4 1 1 1 1
W. Nunez Jr. 5 0 0 1/5 1/3 2/2 1 10 0 0 0 0 0
C. Veira 2 0 0 1/1 0/0 0/0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0
E. Dieng 1 1 0 0/0 0/0 1/2 0 4 0 0 0 1 0
M. Douglas 0 1 0 0/1 0/0 0/0 0 7 0 0 0 0 1
C. Corcoran - - - - - - - - - - - - -
P. Smith - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Ametepe - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 57 22 10 20/56 5/20 12/19 18 200 11 8 11 9 13