DENTON, Texas (AP) - Josh White scored 19 points and Tristan Thompson and Dominique Johnson added 14 each as North Texas defeated Arkansas-Little Rock 81-69 on Thursday night in the Sun Belt Conference opener for both schools.
The Mean Green (12-2) tied its best record after 14 games, set in 1952-53.
Solomon Bozeman scored 23 points and Courtney Jackson 16 for Arkansas-Little Rock (8-7).
North Texas, which won its 12th straight game against Sun Belt opposition, shot a season-high 59.6 percent (28 of 47).
A Bozeman 3-pointer cut the Mean Green's lead to 23-20 with 8:14 remaining in the first half, but those were the Trojans' last points for nearly 5 1/2 minutes. North Texas used a 12-0 run during that stretch to take control.
Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.