Scores

Final 2OT

North Texas 77

(3-3, 1-2 away)

Portland 72

(3-3, 3-1 home)

10:00 PM ET, November 23, 2013

Earle A. Chiles Center, Portland, Oregon

1 2 OT 2OT T
UNT 20 33 10 1477
PORT 28 25 10 972

Top Performers

North Texas: C. Jones 12 Pts, 10 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl

Portland: T. van der Mars 21 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Stl

North Texas needs 2OT to get past Portland, 77-72

Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. -- T.J. Taylor came off the bench to hit a pair of 3-pointers in the second overtime to lift North Texas to a 77-72 win over Portland Saturday night.

Taylor, who finished with a team-high 21 points, hit a jumper with :22 left in the first overtime to tie the game at 63-63 and force a second extra period.

Chris Jones finished with 12 points for the Mean Green (3-3). His layup with :16 left in regulation tied the game at 53-53 and his defensive rebound on a Ryan Nichols shot at the buzzer forced overtime.

Thomas van der Mars led Portland (3-3) with 21 points, with Nichols and Kevin Bailey both adding 15 points. Nichols finished with a game-high 16 rebounds.

Van der Mars hit back--to-back baskets in the first overtime to put Portland up by four, 68-58 with 1:38 left.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UNT
PORT
Points 77 72
FG Made-Attempted 30-68 (.441) 27-73 (.370)
3P Made-Attempted 8-16 (.500) 3-18 (.167)
FT Made-Attempted 9-18 (.500) 15-27 (.556)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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