USA Tops North Texas Basketball In Overtime
MOBILE, Ala. (1/28/07) ? North Texas dropped another heartbreaker in overtime, falling to South Alabama 90-89 at the Mitchell Center.
Led by Quincy Williams,
Williams gave NT the lead with a pair of free throws with 1:19 remaining in OT, but Daon Merritt tied the game from the stripe just moments later.
With the game tied at 89, Merritt drove the lane and dished the ball low to Brandon Davis, who was fouled on his lay-up attempt under the bucket with just 3.8 seconds remaining in overtime. The sophomore missed his first free-throw attempt, but made the second.
Trailing by one, Ben Bell’s three point attempt from just inside the half line was off the mark.
Tonight marked NT’s third overtime game of the season, two of them decided by a single point.
Bennett had a chance at the win with a second left, but his lay-up attempt was blocked by Harold Stewart to send the game into the extra frame.
Bennett and Merritt led
The Mean Green return to action on Thursday against