NT MBB Postgame Notes

Sun Belt Semifinal Round
[5] North Texas 76 vs. [9] Arkansas State 72
North Texas Mean Green (18-13), Arkansas State Red Wolves (14-20)
March 5, 2012
Hot Springs, Ark.
Summit Arena

NEXT GAME: North Texas takes on the winner of Western Kentucky and Denver at 6 p.m. on Tuesday for the Sun Belt Championship.

TEAM
-Advances to the finals for the fourth time in the last six years and third consecutive year.
-Is 16-9 all-time in the Sun Belt Tournament
-Is 4-1 all-time in Sun Belt Semifinals
-Set North Texas Sun Belt Tournament records for with a field goal percentage of 58.7 and a free throw percentage of 87.5. North Texas tied its Sun Belt Tournament record for 3-point field goal percentage with 61.5
-Shot a season-best 58.7 percent from the field
-Shot a season-best 61.5 percent from 3-point

INDIVIDUAL
Tony Mitchell
-Reached double figures in points for the 16th time this season
-Is one away from North Texas single-season blocks record, sitting in second behind Shawnson Johnson (69, 2003-04)
-Had his 8th 4+ block game of the season.

Jacob Holmen
-Set a career-high with 21 points
-Set a career-high with 5 3-pointers made
-Set a career-high with 4 assists
-Had the second 20+ point game of his career
-This is the 17th time a Mean Green player has had 20+ points in a Sun Belt Tournament Game
- Now has two of his three highest scoring games this season in the Sun Belt Tournament
-Had his third double-digit scoring game of the season

Brandan Walton
-Had his fourth consecutive and 13th career double-digit scoring game.

Alzee Williams
-Had his ninth consecutive double-digit scoring game and 17th of the season

Roger Franklin
-Had his 14th double-digit scoring game of the season


 

 

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