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Bracey gives Louisiana Tech 73-71 win over North Texas

Feb. 22, 2020 7:26 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — DaQuan Bracey scored 26 points, including a short jumper with a second to play, to give Louisiana Tech a 73-71 win over Conference USA leader North Texas on Saturday. Bracey also added a late free throw after the Mean Green, who won 12 of their last 13 and were 10-0 at home, threw the...

Hamlet scores 27, sparks North Texas past Old Dominion 64-47

Feb. 15, 2020 4:53 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Javion Hamlet had a season-high 27 points as North Texas defeated Old Dominion 64-47 on Saturday. Hamlet made all 10 of his foul shots. Umoja Gibson had 18 points for North Texas (18-9, 12-2 Conference USA), which won its fourth straight game. Thomas Bell added eight rebounds. Zachary...

Gibson scores 20, North Texas beats Charlotte 81-72

Feb. 13, 2020 10:28 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Umoja Gibson scored 20 points as North Texas extended its home winning streak to nine games, topping Charlotte 81-72 on Thursday night. Zachary Simmons had 17 points and seven rebounds for North Texas (17-9, 11-2 Conference USA). Javion Hamlet added 15 points and Deng Geu had 12 points...

North Texas wins 67-57 for 8th straight victory

Jan. 26, 2020 12:06 AM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Zachary Simmons had 16 points and Javion Hamlet 14 as North Texas won its eighth consecutive game, topping UTEP 67-57 on Saturday. North Texas, atop the Conference USA standings, is 8-1 in league play for the first time since 1988-89 when the Mean Green were 8-1 in the Southern...

North Texas wins 67-57 for 8th straight victory

Jan. 25, 2020 10:42 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Zachary Simmons had 16 points and Javion Hamlet 14 as North Texas won its eighth consecutive game, topping UTEP 67-57 on Saturday. North Texas, atop the Conference USA standings, is 8-1 in league play for the first time since 1988-89 when the Mean Green were 8-1 in the Southern...

Gibson scores 27, leads North Texas over UTSA 98-78

Jan. 24, 2020 12:23 AM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Umoja Gibson scored a season-high 27 points as North Texas won its seventh straight game, easily beating UTSA 98-78 on Thursday night. Javion Hamlet added 22 points for the Mean Green (13-8, 7-1 Conference USA), James Reese 18 points and Zachary Simmons 13. Thomas Bell scored 11...

North Texas rolls to 6th straight win, wallops Rice 79-59

Jan. 20, 2020 10:18 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Javion Hamlet had a season-high 24 points as North Texas rolled to its sixth straight win, romping past Rice 79-59 on Monday night. Zachary Simmons had 17 points for North Texas (12-8, 6-1 Conference USA) while Umoja Gibson added 15 points and James Reese 10. Rice was held to a...

Hamlet lifts North Texas over Louisiana Tech 51-50 at buzzer

Jan. 18, 2020 8:00 PM EST

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Javion Hamlet hit a floater in the lane as time expired and North Texas defeated Louisiana Tech 51-50 on Saturday for the Mean Green's first win in Ruston since 1952. The Bulldogs took a 50-49 lead on Amorie Archibald's layup with five seconds left. He was fouled on the play but missed...

Hamlet's double-double leads North Texas past Southern Miss

Jan. 16, 2020 10:25 PM EST

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Javion Hamlet had 13 points and 10 assists as North Texas easily defeated Southern Miss 72-52 on Thursday night. Umoja Gibson had 17 points for North Texas (10-8, 4-1 Conference USA), which won its fourth straight. James Reese added 13 points and Zachary Simmons had eight...

Hamlet's 20 pts lead North Texas past Florida Atlantic 81-58

Jan. 11, 2020 6:16 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Javion Hamlet had a season-high 20 points as North Texas easily defeated Florida Atlantic 81-58 on Saturday. James Reese had 16 points and seven rebounds for North Texas (9-8, 3-1 Conference USA), which earned its fifth consecutive home victory. Umoja Gibson added 12 points and Zachary...