North Texas stays unbeaten at home with 76-54 win over Centenary
DENTON, Texas (AP)—Dez Willingham scored 14 points and North Texas remained unbeaten at home with a 76-54 win over Centenary on Thursday night.
Willingham contributed eight points in the opening minutes as North Texas (8-2) jumped out to a 14-4 lead. Centenary pulled to within five points, but the Mean Green broke away with a 24-6 run.
North Texas led 47-24 at halftime and never trailed in the game.
Keith Wooden scored 12 points for North Texas, going 4-for-5 from the field. Tristan Thompson and Dennis Collin each added 10 points. Quincy Williams led the Mean Green with nine rebounds.
Justin Glenn came off the bench to lead Centenary (7-5) with 11 points, and Tyrone Hamilton added 10.
North Texas shot 48 percent from the field to Centenary’s 38 percent.
North Texas outrebounded the Gents 41-30.