Scores

Final

Nicholls State 78

(0-2, 0-2 away)

North Texas 92

(2-1, 2-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, November 14, 2013

    UNT Coliseum, Denton, Texas

    1 2 T
    NICH 36 4278
    UNT 38 5492

    Top Performers

    Nicholls State: D. Thomas 27 Pts, 6 Reb, 5 Ast, 4 Stl

    North Texas: M. Aniefiok 21 Pts, 10 Reb

    North Texas tops Nicholls State 92-78

    Associated Press

    DENTON, Texas -- Maurice Aniefiok scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and North Texas came from behind to beat Nicholls State 92-78 Thursday night.

    Trailing in the second half after coming back to take a 38-36 halftime lead, Keith Coleman tied the game at 60 with a layup. Jordan Williams then hit a 3-pointer, sparking a 22-8 run in the game's final five minutes for North Texas (3-1).

    North Texas out-rebounded Nicholls State 44-26 and out-shot the Colonels 39-14 from the free-throw line. North Texas shot a season-high 48.9 percent, while the Colonels shot 43.1 percent.

    Vertrail Vaughns scored 17 points for the Mean Green, Alzee Williams scored 16, including 12 free throws, and Jordan Williams added 14.

    Dantrell Thomas led the Colonels (0-3) with 27 points and T.J. Carpenter added 17.

    North Texas has beaten Nicholls State in their last four meetings, but the Colonels lead the series 9-8.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NICH
    UNT
    Points 78 92
    FG Made-Attempted 28-65 (.431) 23-47 (.489)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-22 (.364) 7-11 (.636)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-25 (.560) 39-46 (.848)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 29 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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