Scores

Final

Lamar 59

(0-2, 0-1 away)

North Texas 74

(1-2, 0-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, November 13, 2012

Fred Bramlage Coliseum, Manhattan, Kansas

1 2 T
LAM 30 2959
UNT 36 3874

Top Performers

Lamar: D. Minton 15 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

North Texas: C. Jones 15 Pts, 2 Reb, 7 Ast, 1 Stl

North Texas 74, Lamar 59

Associated Press

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Tony Mitchell had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and North Texas used a big second-half run to beat Lamar 74-59 on Tuesday night in a consolation game in the NIT Season Tip-Off.

The Mean Green led just 45-41 with 14:49 remaining, but Mitchell's 3-pointer keyed a 12-0 run, and North Texas eventually pushed the lead to 70-48 before coasting the rest of the way.

Alzee Williams added 17 points, and Chris Jones had 15 points and seven assists for the Mean Green (1-2), who lost to Division II Alabama-Huntsville in the tournament's opening round.

Donnell Minton scored 15 points to lead Lamar (0-2), which lost to Kansas State in the opening round. Rhon Mitchell added 13 points as the defending Southland Conference tournament champions committed 23 turnovers and made only one 3-pointer.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LAM
UNT
Points 59 74
FG Made-Attempted 25-60 (.417) 29-64 (.453)
3P Made-Attempted 1-6 (.167) 3-10 (.300)
FT Made-Attempted 8-15 (.533) 13-21 (.619)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 18

2012-13 Season

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