Alabama-Huntsville vs North Texas

Ala.-Huntsville 78, North Texas 75

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Wayne Dedrick scored 21 points, Jaime Smith added 18 and Division II Alabama-Huntsville held on for a 78-75 victory over North Texas in a Preseason NIT game on Monday night.

The Chargers (2-0) will play Kansas State on Tuesday for a spot in the tournament semifinals at Madison Square Garden.

Jordan Williams led the Mean Green (0-2) with 26 points.

Dedrick made one of two free throws to give Alabama-Huntsville a 76-73 lead with 15.9 seconds remaining. North Texas cut the gap to a point with a quick layup, but the Mean Green had to foul, and Xavier Baldwin made both free throws.

A last-second 3-pointer by North Texas' Chris Jones did not connect.

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Scoreboard
Alabama-Huntsville (1-0) «413778
North Texas (0-2)373875

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Alabama-Huntsville Chargers
Z. Campbell, F353-102-28139
C. Blasi, F142-52-54256
X. Baldwin, G363-84-472111
J. Smith, G334-116-648418
R. Mack, G273-70-03238
W. Dedrick237-153-460321
A. Donovan161-20-05332
G. Gardner90-10-02100
W. Carr71-21-22023
Totals 24-6118-2345192478
 39.3%78.3% 
North Texas Mean Green
R. Franklin, F317-122-291416
T. Mitchell, F312-45-6111510
J. Williams, G368-167-741426
A. Williams, G321-60-23302
C. Jones, G263-157-1237313
P. Hardwick131-10-03322
J. Holmen121-52-23004
C. Overlander100-30-00010
K. Coleman80-22-23022
N. Stojiljkovic10-00-00000
Totals 23-6425-3340162175
 35.9%75.8% 

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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