North Texas defeats Florida Atlantic 86-69
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.