North Texas Basketball Grinds Out 71-69 Win At Rice
HOUSTON, Texas (11/18/06) ? The North Texas basketball team bounced back with a gritty 71-69 win over Rice at Autry Court.
HOUSTON, Texas (11/18/06) The North Texas basketball team bounced back with a gritty 71-69 win over Rice at
After falling to UT-Arlington earlier in the week, the Mean Green (3-1) hit over 49 percent of its shots and confused the Owls (2-2) with a tenacious zone defense in the second half.
“I think all of our guys knew we had to step up, and I think everyone did,” said
A one man show, Rice’s Dustin Almond accounted for 23 of his team’s 36 second-half points en route to a 38 point game. But, it wasn’t enough as
The Owls responded with an 18-0 run that saw
Quincy Williams also had another strong game, finishing with 11 points and five rebounds. The junior tallied his second straight double-figure game against the Owls.
Calvin Watson led the Mean Green in scoring with 26, only two points off his career high.
The Mean Green returns to action at The Super Pit on Tuesday against another Conference USA opponent,