Hazzard’s 23 lifts Troy past North Texas 77-69

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DENTON, Texas (AP)—Brandon Hazzard scored 23 points to lead Troy to a 77-69 victory over North Texas on Thursday night.

Thirteen of Hazzard’s points came in the second half. Mario Telfair scored 16 points and made 7-of-8 shots from the field, Antywan Jones scored 10 and Michael Vogler added eight points, eight rebounds and eight assists for Troy (12-10, 7-3 Sun Belt).

Eric Tramiel scored a team-high 19 points for North Texas. Adam McCoy had 15 points, Tristan Thompson contributed 11 and Dominique Johnson added nine for the Mean Green (12-8, 5-4). George Odufawa snagged a career-high 18 rebounds.

Troy led 34-33 at halftime before pulling away in the second half. Troy has won five games in a row and seven of its last eight.

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 Top Performers
 Troy
Brandon Hazzard Brandon Hazzard
8-14,  23 Pts
0 Rebs, 2 Assists
 North Texas
George Odufuwa George Odufuwa
3-7,  8 Pts
18 Rebs, 2 Assists

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