Men's Basketball Wins Big Against Troy
DENTON (2/1/07) -The North Texas men's basketball team recorded its largest conference margin of victory in 51 years in a 98-57 win against Troy on Thursday night at the Super Pit. The Mean Green (15-7, 6-5 Sun Belt) is now 3-0 against the Trojans (9
The Mean Green (15-7, 6-5 Sun Belt) is now 3-0 against the Trojans (9-14, 4-8) and owns a 10-1 record at home this season. With its 15 victories this season,
“This is the most complete game we have played all season,” said head coach Johnny Jones. “I am really happy with our play on both ends of the floor and to have 15 wins already this season is a credit to everyone involved with the team.”
Seniors Calvin Watson and Kendrick Davis led the team with 19 points each. Junior Keith Wooden joined the duo in double figures with 12 points.
Sophomore Justin Howerton came off the bench to score eight points and pulled down a team-high seven rebounds. As a team, North Texas out-rebounded
The 41-point margin of victory is the largest this season and the 98 points is also a season high. The last time that
The Trojans struggled offensively, shooting 26.2 percent from the field. That shooting percentage was the lowest
The Mean Green shot 57.4 percent from the field, its third-highest percentage this season. NT hit 8-of-18 three-point attempts. Davis and Watson led the way, both hitting 3-for-6 from behind the arc. NT also dished out a season-high 21 assists, including a six by Michael Sturns.
The Mean Green led by 12 points at halftime and extended that lead as the game wore on.
Jonathan Jackson ended the game with a layup and a free throw to give
North Texas continues its homestand with a match-up against