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Mean Green 29 38 67
Thundering Herd 31 33 64

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Javion Hamlet and Umoja Gibson scored 15 points apiece and North Texas held on to defeat Marshall 67-64 on Saturday.

The Thundering Herd missed a potential game-tying free throw with 1:37 left and then missed four shots in the final minute before Hamlet's two free throws with four seconds to go. A turnover took away their final opportunity to tie the game.

A dunk by Andrew Taylor pulled Marshall within 65-63 with 2:16 to play. On the next possession, Taylor was followed but he only made the first of two free throws.

After a North Texas miss, Jarrod West had two 3-point attempts, the first blocked by D.J. Draper. A North Texas turnover was followed by a missed layup. Then thee Thundering Herd missed a pair of free throws. Another Marshall shot was blocked but Deng Geu but the turnover followed.

Geu added 13 points and seven rebounds for North Texas (7-8, 1-1 Conference USA). Thomas Bell had 10 points and eight rebounds for the visitors.

Taevion Kinsey had 19 points for the Thundering Herd (7-8, 1-1). Cam Brooks-Harris added 11 points.


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