DENTON, Texas (AP) — Rubin Jones made a basket with 3:15 remaining in overtime to give North Texas a lead they would not relinquish en route to a 67-63 win over Texas State in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday night.
DALLAS (AP) — UAB junior guard Jordan Walker was named the Conference USA player of the year on Monday, and Nick McDevitt was honored as the top coach after Middle Tennessee's impressive turnaround to be the league's East Division champion.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Souley Boum had 22 points to lead UTEP past North Texas 70-68 win on Saturday.
Mardrez McBride hit a 3-pointer with two seconds left to pull the Mean Green within 2, but it was too late.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Thomas Bell registered 16 points and seven rebounds as North Texas extended its winning streak to 15 games, defeating UTSA 59-48 on Thursday night.
Tylor Perry had 12 points for North Texas (23-4, 16-1 Conference USA).
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Abou Ousmane posted 13 points and seven rebounds and North Texas clinched the Conference USA West Division with a 56-49 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday.
With the game tied 49-49 with less than four minutes remaining, UNT’s Tylor Perry converted a pair of free throws and then drained a 3-pointer with 56 seconds left.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Abou Ousmane had 21 points as North Texas stretched its win streak to 13 games, romping past Southern Miss 85-61 on Thursday night.
Tylor Perry had 14 points and seven rebounds for North Texas (21-4, 14-1 Conference USA).
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Tylor Perry made a 3-pointer with two seconds remaining to lift North Texas to a 58-57 win over UAB on Saturday, the Mean Green's 12th consecutive victory. On the subsequent possession for the Blazers, Jordan Walker missed a 3-pointer, allowing the Mean Green to hold on for the victory.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Thomas Bell had 13 points and 11 rebounds, Tylor Perry also scored 13 points and North Texas held off Florida Atlantic for a 54-51 win on Thursday night for its 11th straight victory.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Thomas Bell scored 17 points with six rebounds and four assists to lead North Texas to a 65-60 win over Western Kentucky on Saturday.
Tylor Perry made 8 of 11 free throws and added 13 points with seven assists for the Mean Green (11-4, 4-1 Conference USA).
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Isaiah Wong scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half on Friday to rally Miami to a 69-63 win over North Texas in the ESPN Events Invitational.
The Hurricanes (4-2) trailed by as many was 14 in the first half and were down 40-28 at the break.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Ochai Agbaji had 18 points and Christian Braun added 16 as No. 4 Kansas beat North Texas 71-59 in the first round of the ESPN Events Invitational on Thursday.
Agbaji became the 63rd player to reach 1,000 points in Kansas history when he hit a 3 to open the scoring 2½ minutes into the game.