South Alabama vs. North Texas: Recap and Stats

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South Alabama vs. North Texas: Recap and Stats
South Alabama 56
(8-8, 5-3 away)
North Texas 66
(7-11, 6-5 home)
Venue: UNT Coliseum
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
South Alabama 22 34 56
North Texas 36 30 66
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
South Alabama A Rubit 19 A Rubit 10 F Goldstein 2
North Texas T Mitchell 14 T Mitchell 9 C Jones 5

North Texas squared off with South Alabama on Saturday, January 12th and came out on top against the Jaguars 66-56 in conference play. The Mean Green got the win with a season-high 14 points and seven rebounds from P.J. Hardwick. Tony Mitchell got a double-double with a game-high 14 points and 11 rebounds. For the Jaguars, Augustine Rubit finished with a team-high 12 points and nine rebounds. The next game will be on Thursday, January 17th when North Texas (7-11, 2-5 Sun Belt) travels to Florida International (7-8, 2-3 Sun Belt).

North Texas Game Notes

  • The last time UNT started the season 7-11 was 1996.
  • UNT beat the spread by 8.0 points. That makes the 5th time this season the Mean Green have beaten the spread.
  • The Mean Green have won 83% of the time this season (5-1) after recording 42 or more rebounds.
  • UNT has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) when opponents record 18 or fewer field goals made.
  • UNT has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) after holding an opponent to under 23.8% three-point percentage.
  • This season North Texas has won 71% of the time (5-2) when Alzee Williams has 5 field goals made or more.
  • The Mean Green set a season high for free throws made.
  • The last time UNT recorded at least 29 free throws made was Mar 06, 2011 against Florida Atlantic.
  • UNT set a season low for field goals made.
  • North Texas has recorded fewer three-pointers than their opponents for the past 13 games.
  • This is the 9th game at home this season--UNT has a 3.8 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Tony Mitchell and P.J. Hardwick) accounted for 42.4% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Tony Mitchell and Roger Franklin) accounted for 42.8% of the rebounds.
  • Tony Mitchell has led the team in scoring 9 times and in rebounding 14 times in 18 games this season.
  • Tony Mitchell recorded the 20th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Tony Mitchell has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Tony Mitchell recorded a double-double. It was his 6th this season and 16th of his career.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Roger Franklin.

South Alabama Game Notes

  • South Alabama lost and did not cover the spread.
  • The top two scorers (Augustine Rubit and Freddie Goldstein) accounted for 42.8% of the points.
  • Augustine Rubit has led the team in scoring 11 times and in rebounding 12 times in 16 games this season.
  • Freddie Goldstein has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Mychal Ammons has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Augustine Rubit has 8 straight double-digit point games.
USA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Augustine Rubit241290011
B-F. Goldstein351251203
B-Javier Carter24381020
C+Mychal Ammons291060001
C+Dre Conner27802000
CAntoine Allen31840102
D+B. Stevens II14221003
D+Trey Anderson13130002
-Viktor Juricek3000000
UNT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AP.J. Hardwick381474203
ATony Mitchell3914110146
AAlzee Williams401142100
AJordan Williams331360221
B+Roger Franklin251071010
CJustin Patton9410001
-Keith Coleman8010000
-Jacob Holmen5010001

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