MBB North Texas Opens the 2016-17 Season with a Win Against Sul Ross State

Sul Ross State 77
North Texas 85

Starters

Jeremy Combs
Ja’Michael Brown
Allante Holston
Deckie Johnson
Derail Green

Player of the Game honors goes to Deckie Johnson with 23 points shooting 3-6 (50%) from the field, 1-3 (33%) from the land of the three, and a perfect 16-16 (100%) from the charity stripe. Johnson also set a career record by shooting and making all 16 Free Throws.

Rickey Brice Jr. also turned in a solid defensive game leading the team with 8 total rebounds (2 Offensive; 6 Defensive) along with two blocks. The Sophomore Center also had a good offensive showing with 12 points shooting 6-8 (75%) from the field while going 0-2 from the Free Throw line.

Notably missing from the stat sheet was J-Mychal Reese.

Game Stats

MeanGreenSports Recap

Denton Record Chronicle Recap

North Texas Adds Two New Recruits

Amaad Wainright (Trinity Valley Junior College, Kansas City, MO)

https://twitter.com/AmaadW/status/782643510776369185

Zach Simmons (Cedar Hills High School, Cedar Hills, TX)

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CUSA Action

Milligan 64
Middle Tennessee 102

Louisiana Tech 76
South Caroline 85

Florida Memorial 57
FIU 76

James Madison 55
Old Dominion 62

Newberry 88
Charlotte 101

Tougaloo 96
Southern Miss 101
(Final/2OT)

Arkansas-Pine Bluff 66
UAB 86

UTSA 66
Fresno State 69

Florida Atlantic 57
Texas State 61

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