Mason Jones and Isaiah Joe each tallied 16 points as Arkansas leaned on its defense in defeating North Texas on Tuesday night at Bud Walton Arena, 66-43.
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Mike'L Simms hit a pair of 3-pointers in the final 2:07 for his only baskets of the game and No. 25 VCU held off North Texas 59-56 on Friday night.
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Taveion Hollingsworth had 21 points as Western Kentucky beat North Texas 67-51 in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA Tournament on Thursday night.
Umoja Gibson had 21 points as North Texas beat Florida International 71-57 in the first round of the Conference USA Tourney on Wednesday night.
Brian Beard Jr. had 24 points as Florida International defeated North Texas 73-58 on Saturday night.
C.J. Burks scored 21 points as Marshall beat North Texas 85-82 on Sunday.
Richardson Maitre registered 15 points as Florida Atlantic topped North Texas 60-54 on Thursday night.
DaQuan Bracey had 16 points, seven rebounds and five steals as Louisiana Tech stretched its home winning streak to 12 games, defeating North Texas 66-53 in the first round of Conference USA inaugural Bonus Play format on Saturday night.
Brian Beard Jr. scored 22 points as Florida International defeated North Texas 69-59 on Saturday. Antonio Daye added 20 points for the Panthers.
Anthony Adger had 15 points as Florida Atlantic defeated North Texas 57-47 on Thursday night.
Charles Bassey had 18 points and four blocks as W. Kentucky held off North Texas 62-59 on Saturday.
Roosevelt Smart and Umoja Gibson combined to score 39 points as North Texas ran away from Marshall in the second half to post its 20th win of the season, a 78-51 victory on Thursday night.
Ryan Woolridge stole the ball and flew for a fast-break layup to spark a 6-2 finish and North Texas turned back Charlotte 73-66 Saturday.
Justice Kithcart had 13 points as Old Dominion topped North Texas 72-61 on Thursday night.
Roosevelt Smart scored 16 points, Michael Miller added 15 and North Texas beat Middle Tennessee 70-53 on Saturday.
Zack Bryant scored 17 points, Makhtar Gueye added nine points and a career-high tying 13 rebounds, and UAB beat North Texas 52-49 Thursday night to snap the Mean Green's 14-game home win streak.
Michael Miller raced down court and scored on a driving layup with time running out and North Texas completed a remarkable comeback, edging Rice 76-75 on Saturday.
Roosevelt Smart scored 25 points and North Texas topped San Francisco in the deciding Game 3 to win the College Basketball Invitational.
North Texas has hired former Arkansas State basketball coach Grant McCasland.
Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer
One early name generating buzz at North Texas is Arkansas State head coach Grant McCasland. Was an assistant at Baylor before moving to Arkansas State last spring. North Texas also expected to pursue Texas-Arlington head coach Scott Cross.
Tony Benford is out as North Texas' basketball coach after five seasons with the Mean Green.
Final: Rice 82, North Texas 54
The Owls pounced on the Mean Green 44-24 in the second half to advance past the opening round. Marcus Jackson scored a game-high 28 on 10-for-14 shooting, including 4-for-6 from 3. No. 9 Rice will play top-seeded Louisiana Tech Thursday in the quarterfinals.