North Texas vs South Alabama

North Texas 78, South Alabama 73


MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Freshman Tony Mitchell recorded a career-high 34 points and 16 rebounds to lead North Texas past South Alabama 78-73 in overtime on Thursday night.

Mitchell shot 78.5 percent (11 of 14) from the field, 81.1 percent (9 of 11) from the free throw line and knocked down all three of his 3-point attempts.

South Alabama (8-5, 0-2 Sun Belt Conference) led 65-63 with 19 seconds remaining in regulation but a Chris Jones jumper with three seconds left pushed the game into overtime.

Mitchell took over during the extra period, scoring seven points in overtime. His three free throws with 30 seconds left would seal the victory.

Alzee Williams scored 15 points and Jones added 12 for the Mean Green (9-7, 2-1).

Despite outrebounding North Texas 43-41, South Alabama was outscored 40-24 in the paint by the visiting Mean Green.

Freddie Goldstein led South Alabama with 21 points.

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North Texas Mean Green
T. Mitchell, F4011-149-11162334
A. Edwards, F71-30-01022
C. Jones, G405-162-263212
A. Williams, G386-93-532215
B. Walton, G231-50-05142
R. Franklin292-92-24226
J. Williams221-72-20124
N. Stojiljkovic151-31-11033
T. Hall60-10-01000
T. Norris50-00-00010
Totals 28-6719-2341112178
South Alabama Jaguars
J. Carter, F231-60-04052
A. Rubit, F111-20-06002
F. Goldstein, G446-165-632121
T. Anderson, G325-92-433114
X. Roberson, G253-72-425410
A. Lundy364-125-9140213
M. Ammons282-52-44246
D. Hersey132-20-03024
D. Jones70-00-01000
W. Wright60-01-40021
Totals 24-5917-3143122173
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
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Michigan 71 Final
Indiana 73
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