HOT SPRINGS, Ark. -- Jacob Holman scored 21 points and made five 3-point shots to lead North Texas to a 76-72 over against Arkansas State in a Sun Belt tournament semifinal Monday night.
Alzee Williams added 12 points, Brandan Walton and Tony Mitchell 11 each and Roger Franklin 10 for the fifth-seeded Mean Green (18-13), who will play No. 3 seed Denver or No. 7 seed Western Kentucky in the championship game on Tuesday. It is the team's third straight trip to the finals, and the fourth in six years.
The Mean Green will play Western Kentucky for the conference championship at 6 p.m. on ESPN2.