Jackson State vs North Texas

North Texas 69, Jackson St. 55

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DENTON, Texas (AP) - Chris Jones scored 17 points and Tony Mitchell added 14 points and 10 rebounds in his college debut Sunday as North Texas defeated Jackson State 69-55.

Jones was 5 for 6 on 3-point attempts while the highly-touted Mitchell also made his presence felt in 20 minutes off the bench. Mitchell originally signed with Missouri out of high school in 2010 but was ruled academically ineligible by the NCAA. He instead enrolled at North Texas, sat out the season and spent the summer playing for the U19 USA Basketball team in the FIBA World Championships, where he led the team in rebounding and blocked shots.

Jones and Jordan Williams hit 3-pointers during an early 10-4 run that put North Texas (5-5) ahead 20-12. Traditional three-point plays from Mitchell and Brandan Walton and another 3-pointer from Jones extended the lead to 33-17.

Jenirro Bush led Jackson State (2-10) with 20 points.

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Scoreboard
Jackson State (2-10)243155
North Texas (5-5) «363369

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Jackson State Tigers
S. Coleman, F230-20-02000
D. Jones, F195-90-050410
K. Howard, G345-140-050310
J. Bush, G338-133-650120
J. Lewis, G240-00-01210
K. Stewart223-80-01227
C. Williams222-60-03124
W. Readus111-11-33143
D. Taylor60-00-01100
R. Gregory40-01-20001
J. Armstrong20-00-00000
Totals 24-535-112871755
 45.3%45.5% 
North Texas Mean Green
K. Hogans, F160-00-00020
N. Stojiljkovic, F111-20-04002
J. Holmen, F100-20-03000
A. Williams, G333-51-23318
C. Jones, G296-90-024317
J. Williams312-85-732310
R. Franklin225-83-680313
T. Mitchell206-112-5103114
T. Norris110-00-00000
B. Walton101-61-33103
A. Edwards61-10-00102
T. Hall10-10-00010
Totals 25-5312-2338141469
 47.2%52.2% 
SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.17-223-12105
Alcorn St.14-518-14228
Grambling11-815-17318
Southern U.11-815-18320
Jackson St.10-914-18322
Prairie View10-913-20307
Miss. Val.7-127-25334
Ark.-PB6-127-25345
Alabama St.6-138-23342
Alabama A&M2-162-27351

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297
 
Other games
HC 40 Final
UConn 77
ORAL 64 Final
XAV 42
W&M 56 Final
Missouri 94