North Texas 86, Florida Atlantic 69

Eric Tramiel had 17 points as five North Texas players scored in

double figures in an 86-69 victory against Florida Atlantic on

Thursday night.

Tristan Thompson had 16 points, George Odufuwa 14, Alzee

Williams 12 and Shannon Shorter 10 for the Mean Green (14-8, 7-5

Sun Belt).

Greg Gantt had 18 points and Raymond Taylor 14 for Florida

Atlantic (12-11, 8-4), which had a five-game winning streak

snapped.

Odufuwa had nine rebounds.

With the score tied at 9-9 midway through the first half, North

Texas scored the game’s next 11 points and maintained control the

rest of the way.