North Texas 81, Texas St. 77
Tristan Thompson scored 23 points, Josh White added 21 and North
Texas erased a 14-point deficit in the second half in an 81-77
victory against Texas State on Saturday.
The Mean Green (4-1) outscored Texas State 28-12 in the final
Ryan White scored 16 points and Tony Bishop and John Bowman 12
apiece for the Bobcats (2-3).
Thompson and White buried two 3-pointers each in just over a
minute as North Texas turned a 67-56 deficit into a lead it never
relinquished. During the second half, the Mean Green shot 69.6
percent (16 for 23) from the floor and held Texas State without a
field goal for a late 4 1/2-minute stretch.
White helped cement the win by making all six of his free-throw
attempts in the last 1:41.