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Jordan Shepherd scored 18 points and Charlotte upended Conference USA regular-season champion North Texas 56-43 Wednesday night.
Thomas Bell's made a dunk with 2:03 left in overtime propelled North Texas to a 78-72 win over Western Kentucky on Sunday.
Umoja Gibson had 23 points as North Texas topped Florida International 78-59 on Thursday night.
DaQuan Bracey scored 26 points, including a short jumper with a second to play, to give Louisiana Tech a 73-71 win over Conference USA leader North Texas on Saturday.
Javion Hamlet had a season-high 27 points as North Texas defeated Old Dominion 64-47 on Saturday.
Umoja Gibson scored 20 points as North Texas extended its home winning streak to nine games, topping Charlotte 81-72 on Thursday night.
Javion Hamlet posted 13 points as North Texas beat UAB 71-64 on Saturday.
Javion Hamlet scored 21 points and had four assists without a turnover as North Texas held off Middle Tennessee 75-70 on Thursday night, winning in Murfreesboro for the first time in 11 years.
Josh Parrish and Trey Murphy III scored 15 points apiece and Rice upset North Texas 84-75 on Saturday.
Zachary Simmons had 16 points and Javion Hamlet 14 as North Texas won its eighth consecutive game, topping UTEP 67-57 on Saturday.
Umoja Gibson scored a season-high 27 points as North Texas won its seventh straight game, easily beating UTSA 98-78 on Thursday night.
Javion Hamlet had a season-high 24 points as North Texas rolled to its sixth straight win, romping past Rice 79-59 on Monday night.
Javion Hamlet hit a floater in the lane as time expired and North Texas defeated Louisiana Tech 51-50 on Saturday for the Mean Green's first win in Ruston since 1952.
Javion Hamlet had 13 points and 10 assists as North Texas easily defeated Southern Miss 72-52 on Thursday night.
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Javion Hamlet had a season-high 20 points as North Texas easily defeated Florida Atlantic 81-58 on Saturday.
Javion Hamlet registered 16 points as North Texas beat Florida International 74-56 on Thursday night.
Javion Hamlet and Umoja Gibson scored 15 points apiece and North Texas held on to defeat Marshall 67-64 on Saturday.
Josh Anderson scored 19 points as Western Kentucky topped North Texas 93-84 on Thursday night.
Umoja Gibson had 19 points to lead five North Texas players in double figures as the Mean Green easily beat Texas Wesleyan of the NAIA 102-64 on Saturday.
Javion Hamlet scored 15 points as North Texas romped past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 86-53 on Saturday.
Jalen Crutcher and Ryan Mikesell scored 16 points apiece, and No. 13 Dayton finally shook free at the end Tuesday night for a 71-58 victory over North Texas.
The No. 14 Flyers host North Texas on Tuesday on ESPN+, while three programs that previously pulled off shocking upsets in the NCAA tournament are among the other featured games.