North Texas vs Troy

North Texas 63, Troy 61

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TROY, Ala. (AP) - Jordan Williams scored 25 points, hitting 7 of 9 3-pointers, as hot-shooting North Texas edged Troy 63-61 Saturday night.

The Mean Green (10-18, 5-12 Sun Belt Conference) shot 77.8 percent in the second half (14 of 18) to deny Trojans coach Don Maestri his 500th career win.

There were 16 lead changes and 12 ties. After Troy took a 54-51 lead, Jordan Williams dunked to spark a 9-0 run.

The Trojans climbed back to 62-61 on Deonata Jethroe's layup with 1:20 to go, but he missed the ensuing foul shot. After Troy's Hunter Williams missed a jumper, Alzee Williams added a free throw for the Mean Green.

Jeff Mullahey missed a 3 at the buzzer to send Troy (11-16, 6-10) to its third loss in four games.

Hunter Williams scored 21 and Jethroe had 10 points and 10 rebounds to become the first Trojan with a double-double at Trojan Arena.

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Scoreboard
North Texas (10-18) «283563
Troy (11-16)263561

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North Texas Mean Green
T. Mitchell, F383-82-28119
A. Williams, G404-102-332110
P. Hardwick, G384-61-25649
R. Franklin, G353-74-653310
J. Williams, G359-110-011325
N. Stojiljkovic90-20-00010
K. Coleman30-00-01040
C. Overlander20-10-00000
Totals 23-459-1328131763
 51.1%69.2% 
Troy Trojans
R. Chambers, F244-80-03228
H. Williams, G398-143-434021
E. Jones, G333-82-23318
D. Jethroe, G263-112-5100310
A. Myers, G210-30-01110
J. Mullahey191-32-20035
T. Calhoun151-40-03012
J. Warren131-10-03042
W. Hinton102-20-03105
Totals 23-549-1330111561
 42.6%69.2% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Western Ky.6-014-539
Old Dominion5-114-4102
Middle Tenn.5-113-535
Marshall4-213-6138
UAB4-213-6163
North Texas3-310-9181
FAU3-39-9202
So. Miss3-410-10200
UT-San Antonio2-49-10288
FIU2-48-11293
UTEP2-47-11317
La. Tech2-511-9150
Charlotte1-55-12295
Rice1-54-15325

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Louisiana6-016-389
Texas St.6-113-7248
Ga. Southern5-114-5125
Georgia St.4-213-6179
S. Alabama3-310-9244
App. St.3-38-11242
UT-Arlington3-412-8142
Troy2-38-10217
Little Rock2-45-14268
UL-Monroe1-57-10301
Arkansas St.1-56-13319
Coast. Car.1-67-13261
 
Other games
ND 54 Final
PROV 71
PITT 69 Final
MU 79
UK 58 Final
TENN 88
FLA 83 Final
AUB 52
OKLA 79 Final
OKST 84
PUR 55 Final
IND 83
CSU 89 Final
AF 86
BUTL 68 Final
FORD 63
GONZ 71 Final
SF 61
DUKE 81 Final
MD 83
BAYL 61 Final
KSU 81
ORE 79 Final
WSU 77
MEMP 71 Final
MRSH 59
MIST 73 Final
NEB 64
SYR 76 Final
SETON 65
BOISE 50 Final
NMEX 60
TEXAS 47 Final
KAN 73