Scores

Final

North Texas 73

(18-11, 11-7 Sun Belt)

Denver 59

(14-15, 9-9 Sun Belt)

    3:00 PM ET, March 1, 2009

    Magness Arena, Denver, Colorado

    1 2 T
    UNT 35 3873
    DEN 26 3359

    Top Performers

    North Texas: A. McCoy 26 Pts, 2 Reb

    Denver: N. Rohnert 13 Pts, 4 Reb, 7 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    North Texas 73, Denver 59

    Associated Press

    DENVER -- Adam McCoy had 26 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead North Texas to a 73-59 win over Denver Sunday.

    The victory earns the Mean Green (18-11, 11-7 Sun Belt West) the fourth seed -- its highest ever -- in the Sun Belt Conference tournament, which begins Wednesday.

    Denver (14-15, 9-9) secured the No. 7 seed in the tournament.

    Eric Tramiel of North Texas notched his fifth double-double of the year, finishing with 15 points and 11 rebounds. He scored early to give the Mean Green an 8-2 lead.

    McCoy ended the half with 13 points, putting North Texas ahead 35-26 at the half.

    The Mean Green started the second half with a 9-2 run and led by as many as 20 points.

    The Pioneers' Rob Lewis put up 20 points and grabbed three rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNT
    DEN
    Points 73 59
    FG Made-Attempted 24-50 (.480) 22-46 (.478)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-15 (.467) 8-21 (.381)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-21 (.857) 7-9 (.778)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 20 4

    2008-09 Season

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    Jan 15, 2009 @UNT 69, DEN 62Recap
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