North Texas vs Saint Louis

Saint Louis 67, North Texas 63

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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jordair Jett and Cody Ellis scored 17 points apiece and Saint Louis held on to beat North Texas 67-63 Wednesday night.

Jett's basket with 35 seconds remaining broke a 61-61 tie, and Ellis made four free throws to keep the Billikens (5-3) in control and give them back-to-back victories for the first time this season.

Saint Louis has won both of its games since the death of coach Rick Majerus, who stepped down before this season and was replaced by Jim Crews. Majerus died Saturday in Los Angeles.

Chris Jones led the Mean Green (3-6) with 21 points. Tony Mitchell had 18 points and eight rebounds for North Texas, which has lost four in a row.

It was the teams' first meeting since 1981.

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North Texas (3-6)362763
Saint Louis (5-3) «343367

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North Texas Mean Green
R. Franklin, F301-104-44136
T. Mitchell, F287-122-280418
J. Holmen, F210-40-02120
C. Jones, G378-134-577221
A. Williams, G353-52-22118
J. Williams200-40-03020
N. Stojiljkovic142-31-14026
K. Coleman71-10-01012
P. Hardwick30-02-20012
C. Overlander30-00-00000
J. Patton20-00-00120
Totals 22-5215-1635112063
 42.3%93.8% 
Saint Louis Billikens
D. Evans, F262-35-64249
C. Remekun, F242-30-02154
R. Loe, C180-51-24021
J. Jett, G377-142-544217
M. McCall Jr., G342-112-22728
C. Ellis283-88-860217
J. Barnett232-50-00005
J. Manning102-22-21016
Totals 20-5120-2529141867
 39.2%80% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.0-07-214
Marshall0-08-3168
Old Dominion0-08-359
La. Tech0-07-489
So. Miss0-07-4257
UAB0-07-4190
Western Ky.0-07-466
FAU0-06-4108
North Texas0-07-5256
UT-San Antonio0-07-5240
FIU0-05-6281
Charlotte0-03-6331
UTEP0-03-6212
Rice0-03-8293

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Bona.0-08-277
Duquesne0-07-3317
Rhode Island0-06-324
UMass0-06-5185
VCU0-06-5134
La Salle0-06-676
Dayton0-05-588
Saint Josephs0-05-5212
Davidson0-04-4188
Geo. Wash.0-05-6169
Saint Louis0-05-6152
George Mason0-05-7233
Fordham0-04-6276
Richmond0-02-8262
 
Other games
FLA 72 Final
FSU 47
UAPB 44 Final
MIST 76
USF 49 Final
OKST 61
USC 67 Final
NMEX 75
GONZ 71 Final
WSU 69