North Texas-ULL Postgame Notes

North Texas 76 (3-5, 0-1), Louisiana-Lafayette 80 (3-5, 1-1)
December 1, 2012, 7 p.m.
The Super Pit, Denton, Texas

Up next: North Texas returns to non-conference play when it plays at St. Louis on Wednesday, December 5. The game will be televised on FSN-Midwest. Game time is 7 p.m.

 Saturday night's game had 15 ties and 15 lead changes.

 Senior Justin Patton, a transfer from Grambling State who missed the first two games of the season due to a knee injury, had a season high in points Saturday night, and he reached it before halftime. Patton had six points in the first half on his way to a eight-point night.

 North Texas struggled to get leading-scorer Tony Mitchell involved in the offense. Mitchell, who came into the game averaging 15.1 points per game, had one point and no field-goal attempts in the first 20 minutes and finished with three points on one field-goal attempt.

 North Texas sophomore guard Chris Jones had a season-high in points with 23 and matched his season high in rebounds with five.

 After falling behind in rebounds early, 7-1, North Texas finished the night with a rebounding edge, 34-32, including 17 offensive rebounds.

 Roger Franklin matched his season high in offensive rebounds with four, the third game this year that Franklin has had four offensive boards.



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