Williams' Double-Double Vaults North Texas Past Denver
DENTON (12/30/06) ? On the anniversary of his first double-double, Quincy Williams notched the third of his career in leading the Mean Green basketball team past Denver 91-79 on Saturday night at The Super Pit.
DENTON (12/30/06) On the anniversary of his first double-double, Quincy Williams notched the third of his career in leading the Mean Green basketball team past Denver 91-79 on Saturday night at The Super Pit.
The junior, who already led the Sun Belt in shooting percentage, went 8-12 from the floor, scoring 16 points and hauling in 12 rebounds for North Texas (11-3, 2-1 SBC). Williams also turned away four
“This was a great way to end 2006, we got a win at home and more importantly we got a conference win at home,” said head coach Johnny Jones. “I thought our guys played well in the second half to get us back in and eventually take the lead. I credit
Keith Wooden bullied the Pioneer post players with a career-best 20-point, seven-rebound performance. The junior also dished out a career-high four assists.
Williams, still the only player on the Mean Green roster with a double-double to his credit, recorded his first on Dec. 30, 2004 in a win over Tennessee-Martin (15 points, 10 rebounds).
“We are starting to get good inside play from all of our post players. (Keith) Wooden and Quincy (Williams) were a force for us tonight inside, which opened up the outside for (Michael) Sturns, (Kendrick) Davis and Ben (
Sturns turned in another outstanding performance off the bench. The guard led NT with 22 points on 10-18 shooting for the junior’s fifth 20-plus point game.
Kendrick Davis and Rich Young also netted double-figures.
Tonight marked the fifth time this season that North Texas had five players in double digit scoring, a high in the Johnny Jones era.
The 91-point production by the Mean Green marks the third straight game North Texas has scored 90 or more points and the sixth time this season overall. NT is now 43-9 overall under head coach Johnny Jones when scoring 80 or more points.
The Mean Green now hits the road for a pair of games in