North Texas defeats Florida Atlantic 86-69

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DENTON, Texas (AP)—Eric Tramiel had 17 points as five North Texas players scored in double figures in an 86-69 victory against Florida Atlantic on Thursday night.

Tristan Thompson had 16 points, George Odufuwa 14, Alzee Williams 12 and Shannon Shorter 10 for the Mean Green (14-8, 7-5 Sun Belt).

Greg Gantt had 18 points and Raymond Taylor 14 for Florida Atlantic (12-11, 8-4), which had a five-game winning streak snapped.

Odufuwa had nine rebounds.

With the score tied at 9-9 midway through the first half, North Texas scored the game’s next 11 points and maintained control the rest of the way.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Florida Atlantic
Raymond Taylor Raymond Taylor
6-12,  14 Pts
3 Rebs, 7 Assists
 North Texas
Tristan Thompson Tristan Thompson
7-12,  16 Pts
5 Rebs, 2 Assists

Team Stat Leaders

Points
Rebounds
Assists