Arkansasst 34 38 72
Ntexas 38 38 76
Date of game: 3/5/2012

Recap: North Texas vs. Arkansas State

Hot Springs, AR (Sports Network) - Jacob Holmen knocked down five three- pointers en route to a career-high 21 points as the North Texas Mean Green defeated the Arkansas State Red Wolves 76-72 in a semifinal game of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament at Summit Arena.

Fifth-seeded North Texas (18-13) advances to its third straight SBC Championship game and its fourth in the last six seasons. Alzee Williams scored 12 points, Brandan Walton and Tony Mitchell netted 11 apiece, and Roger Franklin added 10 for the Mean Green. Tony Mitchell also added four blocks.

Trey Finn tallied 21 points for ninth-seeded Arkansas State (14-20), while Marcus Hooten scored 18 points. Malcoln Kirkland recorded a double-double for the Red Wolves with 14 points and 10 rebounds.

North Texas started off the contest red-hot, draining 55.6 percent of its field goals, including 6-of-10 from three-point range, and it took a 38-34 lead into halftime.

Arkansas State came back in the second half to lead by three, 65-62, on a Finn three-pointer with 5:25 to play. The Mean Green answered however with a 7-2 run to retake the lead, 69-67, on a Walton layup with 48 seconds remaining. That bucket proved to be the game-winner for North Texas.

The Red Wolves lost despite winning the rebounding battle, 32-23.

North Texas will face Western Kentucky in Tuesday night's championship game.

Game Notes

Gardner to start for embattled Michigan

Devin Gardner will return to the starting quarterback position for Michigan when the struggling Wolverines take the field Saturday at Rutgers following a tumultous week for the program.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Stewart still coping with tragedy

Seven weeks after his involvement in an accident that took the life of Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race on a dirt track in Upstate New York, Tony Stewart continues to deal with emotions surrounding the tragic incident.

Nothin' but Net: Coaching hot seat already burning

With NBA Media Day barely behind us, it's perfect fair and reasonable to already speculate as to which coaches will be fired soonest.

2014-15 San Jose Sharks Preview

In another move that bucks tradition, the Sharks completely revamped their on- ice leadership structure not by selecting new players to wear the precious singular letters on their uniforms, but by stripping the captaincy from Joe Thornton, removing the alternate tag from Patrick Marleau and leaving the other "A" vacant after Dan Boyle signed as a free agent with the Rangers.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
Team CHOCOLATE MILK member Owen Hammond recovers post-race with lowfat chocolate milk after finishing 140.6 miles at IRONMAN Chattanooga.

0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.