UNT falls short versus Middle Tennessee

Jason Jones scored 16 points and Shawn Jones added 15 to lead Middle Tennessee to a 78-71 victory over North Texas on Wednesday night.
Trevor Ottley added 10 points for the Blue Raiders (6-9, 1-1 Sun
Belt Conference), who shot 50 percent from the floor in the second
half (13 of 26) to hold off North Texas (13-3, 2-1) for their
second win in three games.
Jason Jones scored four points to key a late 7-1 run that
extended Middle Tennessee's lead from 68-66 with 3:57 left to play
to 75-67 with 57 seconds left.
North Texas, which had a six-game winning streak snapped, cut
the deficit to 75-69 on Tristan Thompson's free throws with 41
seconds left, but could get no closer.
Josh White scored 15 points, Thompson added 14 and George
Odufuwa had nine points and 10 rebounds for North Texas.
Middle Tennessee outrebounded the Mean Green 39-25.

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