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Preseason NIT - Recap - North Texas Defeats IUPUI 80-66

North Texas got 21 points from Tony Mitchell as they ran past IUPUI 80-66 on Monday at John Paul Jones Arena.

North Texas won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 9-point spread as favorites.

North Texas got 13 points from Roger Franklin and another 13 points from Jordan Williams. Chris Jones contributed 8 assists, while Roger Franklin cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

IUPUI got 17 points from Lyonell Gaines in a losing cause and another 12 points from Mitchell Patton. John Hart contributed 4 assists for them, while Lyonell Gaines had 12 rebounds.

North Texas led at halftime, 41-31.

The rebound battle favored North Texas as they grabbed 43 boards, while IUPUI only had 37.