North Texas defeats Arkansas-Little Rock, 83-65
George Odufuwa scored 14 points as North Texas defeated
Arkansas-Little Rock, 83-65, in Sun Belt Conference play on
With the score tied at 25-25 with 5:46 left in the first half,
North Texas (19-8, 11-5) went on a 19-6 run to close out the half
and lead 44-31 at the break. The Trojans (7-20, 3-13) would never
get the same to within single-digits the rest of the way.
In the second half, the Mean Green led 56-39, and went on a 13-0
run to take 69-39 lead with 10:36 left to play.
Collin Mangrum hit on 4 of 5 from 3-point range for the Mean
Green and finished with 12 points. Josh White added 12 points to go
along with his game-high six assists.
The Trojans were led by Alex Garcia-Mendoza’s game-high 19
points. He was 3 for 3 from 3 and 6 of 10 from the field. Derrick
Bails had 18 points and nine rebounds.
North Texas has now won six-straight games.