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68 - 66 Final
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Thompson's 19 leads North Texas past FIU 68-66

Feb 6, 2010 - 9:47 PM MIAMI(AP) -- Tristan Thompson scored 19 points and North Texas defeated Florida International 68-66 on Saturday.

The Golden Panthers trailed 67-66 and had an opportunity to take the lead with 22 seconds remaining. But Phil Gary missed on a 3-point attempt with 2 seconds left.

George Odufawa was fouled after he rebounded Gary's missed shot and converted one of two free throws.

North Texas (15-8, 8-5 Sun Belt Conference) overcame a six-point deficit and scored 11 unanswered points during a 3:14 span late in the second half. Thompson's 3-pointer ended the run with 1:14 left, giving the Mean Green a 67-63 lead.

The victory avenged North Texas' 80-70 home loss against Florida International December 20.

Marvin Roberts scored 16 points for the Golden Panthers (7-19, 4-9).








  • NCAA BB
    NORTH TEXAS 68
    FIU 66 FINAL

    Feb 6 4:25 PM
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    North Texas 67, FIU 66  2nd - 0:47Feb 6 4:15 PM
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    North Texas 56, FIU 57  2nd - 6:32Feb 6 4:01 PM


  • NCAA BB
    NORTH TEXAS 39
    FIU 39 HALFTIME

    Feb 6 3:18 PM