North Texas cruises in season opener 92-66

Tristan Thompson scored 25 points and Dominique Johnson added

career-high 21 as North Texas defeated Henderson State 92-66 in its

season opener Friday.

Johnson hit six 3-pointers and the Mean Green took advantage of

31 fouls by the Reddies, hitting 36 of 47 free throws.

Josh French led Henderson State with 20 points.

Kedrick Hogans added 11 points for North Texas, and George

Odufuwa collected 11 rebounds. The Mean Green led 45-36 at halftime

before pulling away with a 20-11 run to start the second half.

North Texas improved to 10-0 in season-opening games under coach

Johnny Jones.