NCAA Game Summary - North Texas at New Orleans
(Thursday, February 11th)
Final Score: North Texas 68, New Orleans 46
New Orleans, LA (Sports Network) - Josh White scored a game-high 18 points to lead the North Texas Mean Green to a 68-46 win over the New Orleans Privateers in a Sun Belt Conference showdown at Lakefront Arena.
Eric Tramiel also added 15 points for the Mean Green (16-8, 9-5 SBC), while Tristan Thompson chipped in with 11 points. George Odufuwa also got involved tallying seven points, 13 rebounds and five assists.
UNO (7-18, 2-12) was paced by Carl Blair who tallied 11 points and five assists in a losing effort. Devin McDonald and Destin Damachoua netted 10 points apiece for the Privateers.
North Texas took control of the game in the first stanza, shooting 44 percent from the floor to claim a 39-21 lead at the break.
The Mean Green put the game away in the second stanza, knocking down 10-of-12 free throws, en route to the 22-point victory.
Three-point shooting proved to be the difference in this contest, as North Texas outscored the Privateers 18-3 from long distance to help the visitors overcome 18 turnovers.
02/11 22:49:51 ET