Scores

Final

North Texas 65

(13-13, 4-8 C-USA)

FIU 63

(13-14, 5-7 C-USA)

    7:00 PM ET, February 20, 2014

    U.S. Century Bank Arena, Miami, Florida

    1 2 T
    UNT 34 3165
    FIU 28 3563

    Top Performers

    North Texas: J. Williams 16 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

    Florida Int'L: T. Murphy 31 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Buzzer-beater lifts North Texas past FIU 65-63

    Associated Press

    MIAMI -- Chris Jones scored a layup at the buzzer as North Texas held on to defeat Florida International 65-63 Thursday night.

    Jones hit a jumper to give North Texas a 13-point lead, 56-43 with 8:09 remaining. The Mean Green then led the entire second half until FIU used a 20-7 run to tie it at 63 with 20 seconds to play before Jones scored as time expired.

    Jordan Williams had 16 points and nine rebounds and Alzee Williams added 14 points to lead North Texas (13-13, 4-8 Conference USA). Colin Voss scored 10 points and Jones added 10 with seven assists for the Mean Green, who have won two-straight after snapping a five-game losing skid.

    Tymell Murphy scored a career-high 31 points to lead Florida International (13-14, 5-7). Rakeem Buckles added 13 points with 13 rebounds for the Golden Panthers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNT
    FIU
    Points 65 63
    FG Made-Attempted 27-56 (.482) 23-58 (.397)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-7 (.286) 3-15 (.200)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-15 (.600) 14-19 (.737)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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