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2015-16 Schedule
2-3, 8th in C-USA

Samford tops North Texas 74-72

Darius Jones-Gibson scored 23 points, Wyatt Walker had 13 points with 11 rebounds, and Samford outlasted North Texas 74-72 Tuesday night.

Final: Rice 82, North Texas 54

The Owls pounced on the Mean Green 44-24 in the second half to advance past the opening round. Marcus Jackson scored a game-high 28 on 10-for-14 shooting, including 4-for-6 from 3. No. 9 Rice will play top-seeded Louisiana Tech Thursday in the quarterfinals.

Team Stats

Points Per Game86.226th
Rebounds Per Game42.0Tied-60th
Assists Per Game12.2Tied-247th
Points Allowed75.0Tied-213th