North Texas
101 - 99 Final - 2OT
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North Texas 101, Texas-Arlington 99

Nov 19, 2009 - 5:00 AM ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Josh White scored a career-high 35 points and North Texas edged Texas-Arlington 101-99 in double overtime Wednesday night.

The Mean Green (2-0) scored the first five points of the second overtime to take a 99-94 lead then held off the Mavericks (1-1), who had won the previous five meetings.

Marquez Haynes led Arlington with 29 points and Brandon Long, who missed a free throw that would of given the Mavericks the lead with 3.3 seconds left in the first overtime, added 28.

After a Haynes layup pulled Arlington to within 100-99, Shannon Shorter hit a free throw with 12 seconds remaining for the final point. A jumper by Long rattled out in the closing seconds.

Sixty-three fouls were called and the teams attempted 87 free throws combined. North Texas was 44 of 57 and Arlington was 22 of 30.