NCAAB Game Recap - Western Kentucky at North Texas
Sun Mar 1, 2020 2:00 PM EST

Crei
71
StJon
91
F
VaTec
52
Lou
68
F
Mich
63
OhSt
77
F
Colora
64
Stan
72
F
Cin
55
Hou
68
F
SoFL
64
Temp
58
F
FlAtl
80
OlDom
85
F(OT)
W Ky
72
N TX
78
F(OT)
FlInt
67
Charl
52
F
Xav
66
GTown
63
F
Ind
66
Ill
67
F
Maris
52
Quin
71
F
StLou
72
URI
62
F
Manh
60
Monm
80
F
Rider
65
Fairf
51
F
UAB
59
TexSA
66
F
MidTN
66
Rice
77
F
SoMis
56
UTEP
75
F
WichSt
66
SMU
62
F
Tows
75
NE
72
F
NW
81
Nebras
76
F(OT)
Minn
69
Wisc
71
F

Mar 1, 2020, 2:00 PM EST

Final (OT)

1

2

OT

T

Western Kentucky (19-10)

31

32

9

72

North Texas (20-10)

36

27

15

78

N. Texas solidifies C-USA lead with win over W. Kentucky
Sun Mar 1, 2020 6:45 PM

DENTON, Texas (AP) Thomas Bell's dunk with 2:03 left in overtime propelled North Texas to a 78-72 win over Western Kentucky on Sunday.

The Conference USA leader now owns a two-game advantage over the second-place Hilltoppers.

Capping a second half that featured four ties and three lead changes, the Mean Green's Javion Hamlet hit a pair of free throws to even the contest at 63 with 2:17 remaining in regulation to force overtime.

Hamlet scored 25 points to lead the Mean Green. Bell had 18 points and seven rebounds for North Texas (20-10, 14-3 Conference USA), Umoja Gibson scored 12 and Zachary Simmons had nine rebounds.

Taveion Hollingsworth scored 22 points for the Hilltoppers (19-10, 12-5). Carson Williams added 19 with nine rebounds and six assists and Josh Anderson scored 16.

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Leaders

Western Kentucky PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
I. Cozart 0 0 0 0 0 0
E. Stack 0 0 0 0 0 0
North Texas PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
D. Draper 0 0 0 0 0 0
R. Smart 0 0 0 0 0 0

Team Comparison

W Ky N TX
Points For 72 78
Field Goals 27/62-44% 27/55-49%
Three Pointers 8/20-40% 5/21-24%
Free Throws 10/18-56% 19/22-86%
Offensive Rebounds 10 9
Defensive Rebounds 20 28
Rebounds 32 41
Blocks 1 2
Steals 12 6
Turnovers 10 15
Personal Fouls 15 14
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - Series Tied 1-1

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Thu Jan 2 N TX 84 @ W Ky 93 J. Simmons 2 M. Horton 2
Sun Mar 1 W Ky 72 @ N TX 78 J. Rawls 3 J. Reese 7

Game Information

Stadium: The Super Pit, Denton, Texas
Attendance: 4,471
Game Time: