MBB: North Texas Routs Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks on Strong Defense

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North Texas (6-0) had a bit of an off night on shooting but the defense came up big against the Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks (0-4). The Mean Green held the Hawks to a low of 34 points, the lowest since 1947 when North Texas played Midwestern State and held the Mavericks (then called the Indians) to just 30 points.

Zachary Simmons lead all scorers with 17 points on 31 minutes of action. He was seven of nine (77.8%!) from the floor including a single made three — his first and only attempt of the season and as far as the blog can tell, his only attempt and make of his career — and he made both of his free throw attempts. He also picked up seven total rebounds, two assists, a block, and two steals to add to his complete stats.

Also in double digits for the Mean Green were Umoja Gibson (12) and Jorden Duffy (11).

Scores by Period 1st Half 2nd Half Total
Maryland Eastern Shore 21 13 34
North Texas 30 38 68

Full Game Stats

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Denton Record Chronicle Recap

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Up next for the Mean Green is the Maine Bears (0-4) on Tuesday night, November 17th at 7:00 PM. This will be the second of three games in the Wolfpack Classic with the final game of the series being against the Saint Peter’s Peacocks on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 24th. The start of the game has been moved up to 3:00 PM to accommodate the 6:00 PM kickoff of the final regular season football game against the UTSA Road Runners.

Conference USA Action

Thursday Nov. 15th

Valparaiso 71
Western Kentucky 83

Southern Miss 81
Troy 66

Friday Nov. 16th

Louisiana Tech 67
LSU 74

Florida Intl 77
Fordham 83

James Madison 64
Charlotte 59

Oregon State 61
Old Dominion 56

Florida Atlantic 70
Georgia Southern 80

Western Kentucky 63
West Virginia 57

Saturday Nov. 17th

Northwestern State 74
Rice 102

Old Dominion 65
Kennesaw State 47

Florida Intl 98
Columbia 87

Towson 71
Florida Atlantic 85

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