North Texas beats Texas Tech 92-83 in overtime
DENTON, Texas (AP)—Josh White scored 32 points and George Odufuwa had 14 points and 15 rebounds as North Texas defeated Texas Tech 92-83 in overtime Tuesday night.
The Mean Green (2-0) trailed 74-72 before White hit a runner in the lane with 3 seconds left in regulation to force overtime. North Texas then hit 4 of 5 shots and 8 of 10 free throws in the extra period to hold off the Red Raiders (1-1).
Dominique Johnson added 12 points and Tristan Thompson had 11 for the Mean Green.
Brad Reese scored 20 points to lead Texas Tech. David Tairu finished with 14 points, Mike Singletary had 13 and John Roberson 11.
North Texas improved to 3-0 at home against Big 12 schools under 10th-year coach Johnny Jones.