North Texas vs Florida Atlantic Recap - North Texas Wins 61-59
North Texas grabbed a 61-59 win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday, behind a 24-point effort from Tony Mitchell at FAU Arena.
Bettors who backed North Texas were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 2.5 at sportsbooks.
North Texas got 14 points from Jordan Williams and another 12 points from Roger Franklin. P.J. Hardwick contributed 5 assists, while Tony Mitchell cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Florida Atlantic got 22 points from Greg Gantt in a losing cause and another 12 points from Stefan Moody. Jackson Trapp contributed 6 assists for them, while Dragan Sekelja had 7 rebounds.
North Texas led at halftime, 23-22.
The rebound battle favored North Texas as they grabbed 38 boards, while Florida Atlantic only had 36.