North Texas 83, Jackson St. 65

Tony Mitchell had a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds

to lead North Texas to an 83-65 win over Jackson State, snapping a

four-game losing streak.

Christian Williams scored 24 points for Jackson State (0-5).

Mitchell was 6 of 9 from the field, leading five players in

double figures. Alzee Williams scored 14 points, and Roger Franklin

had 13 and seven rebounds. Chris Jones and Jordan Williams had 11

apiece.

Jackson State, which led at halftime 33-32, was out in front

56-52 with 11:55 to play. But the Mean Green gained control,

outscoring the Tigers 31-9. The Tigers drew even at 59, but Alzee

Williams made a free throw, and North Texas (4-6) took the lead for

good.

Christian Williams was 6 of 11 from the field for the Tigers.

Dundrecous Nelson scored 11 points. Willie Readus and Raymond

Gregory had five rebounds apiece.