Wkentucky 70
Ntexas 59
Date of game: 2/7/2013

Recap: North Texas vs. Western Ky

Denton, TX (Sports Network) - George Fant and Jamal Crook each scored 14 points as the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers outlasted the North Texas Mean Green, 70-59, in a Sun Belt Conference battle at The Super Pit.

Brandon Harris added 10 points on 3-of-5 from 3-point range for WKU (13-11, 7-6 Sun Belt), which has won back-to-back games on the heels of three straight losses.

For North Texas (8-17, 3-11), Alzee Williams scored 17 points, Jordan Williams had 15 points, Tony Mitchell tallied 14 points and 13 rebounds, and Roger Franklin netted 12 points. The other four players to take the floor for the Mean Green combined for just one point.

Neither team shot greater than 40 percent from the field in the first half, but WKU took a 27-24 lead into intermission by shooting 3-of-9 from 3-point range.

The Hilltoppers pulled away after the break by making 50 percent of their field goal attempts in the final 20 minutes, while North Texas shot only 11- of-36 (.306) in the second half.

WKU held on to win despite shooting only 9-of-13 from the foul line.

Game Notes

Florida State stays No. 1; Miss State vaults in at No. 14

Florida State remained the top-ranked team in college football after surviving in overtime against Clemson on Saturday, while Mississippi State's surprising win at LSU vaulted the Bulldogs into the new Associated Press poll at No. 14.

NASCAR News
Keselowski on pole with track record at New Hampshire

Brad Keselowski's winning momentum in the Sprint Cup Series continued on Friday, as he claimed the pole for the Sylvania 300 with a new track qualifying record at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
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 ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
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.