Williams leads North Texas to 62-48 win over Denver

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DENTON, Texas (AP)—Quincy Williams had game highs of 17 points and nine rebounds to lead North Texas over Denver 62-48 Thursday night.

Ben Bell added 10 points for the Mean Green (15-9, 6-7 Sun Belt).

Joe Jackson scored 13 points and was the lone player in double figures for the Pioneers (11-13, 7-6). Jackson’s three rebounds tied for team high.

The Mean Green used a 16-2 run midway through the first half to take a 33-18 halftime lead. Adam McCoy scored all seven of his points during the run with a dunk, 3-pointer and fast-break layup.

North Texas led by as many as 23 points in the second half, including a 60-37 lead before Denver ended the game on an 11-2 run.

North Texas scored 38 points in the paint to only 18 for Denver, and won the rebounding battle 33-16.

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 Top Performers
Joe Jackson Joe Jackson
4-6,  13 Pts
3 Rebs, 2 Assists
 North Texas
Quincy Williams Quincy Williams
7-10,  17 Pts
9 Rebs, 6 Assists

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