Western Kentucky vs North Texas

North Texas 84, W. Kentucky 67

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DENTON, Texas (AP) - Tony Mitchell scored 21 points and Roger Franklin added 20 as North Texas downed Western Kentucky 84-67 Thursday night.

North Texas' (10-8) four-point lead at the 16:39 mark of the second half ballooned to a 14-point advantage following a 10-0 run, punctuated by two Tony Mitchell dunks and 0 for 6 shooting by Western Kentucky (5-13) during that span. The Hilltoppers would get no closer than 10 the remainder of the game.

Western Kentucky held one-point leads twice in the game, first at the 17:06 mark and again at the 5:13 mark of the first half. The Hilltoppers were led in scoring by Derrick Gordon with 20 points and Kahlil McDonald contributed 17 points with six rebounds.

North Texas tallied 22 assists to Western Kentucky's eight en route to shooting 56.4 percent from the floor, including 6 for 12 from 3-point range.

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Scoreboard
Western Kentucky (5-13)373067
North Texas (10-8) «414384

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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
V. Zollo, F220-91-24041
G. Fant, F216-112-280414
D. Gordon, G348-140-130320
K. McDonald, G336-143-361117
J. Crook, G264-120-01628
T. Price282-90-08125
T. Akol151-50-03032
K. Kaspar100-30-01000
O. Akamune40-00-00000
N. Snipes40-10-01000
K. Anyigbo30-00-00010
Totals 27-786-84082067
 34.6%75% 
North Texas Mean Green
T. Mitchell, F248-93-3131321
C. Jones, G324-131-28719
A. Williams, G321-40-03112
R. Franklin, G316-118-1153220
B. Walton, G243-50-11318
J. Williams236-92-222116
N. Stojiljkovic132-30-22334
T. Norris80-02-21202
F. Robinson81-10-02012
A. Edwards30-00-01000
T. Hall20-00-00010
Totals 31-5516-2341221484
 56.4%69.6% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.0-07-114
La. Tech0-07-394
Marshall0-07-3178
Old Dominion0-07-365
FAU0-06-3107
So. Miss0-06-4269
UAB0-06-4189
Western Ky.0-06-451
North Texas0-06-5247
UT-San Antonio0-06-5248
FIU0-05-5249
Charlotte0-03-6331
UTEP0-03-6214
Rice0-03-7304

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-08-235
Louisiana0-08-2127
Georgia St.0-07-3227
UT-Arlington0-07-367
Coast. Car.0-05-5184
S. Alabama0-05-5283
Texas St.0-05-5334
Troy0-05-5293
App. St.0-05-6272
UL-Monroe0-04-5246
Arkansas St.0-03-7343
Little Rock0-02-8299
 
Other games
JXST 55 Final
MRST 66
Minn 77 Final
Indiana 74
Virginia 58 Final
DUKE 61
Tenn 58 Final
Miss St 62
GONZ 62 Final
STMA 83