— Isaiah Wong scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half on Friday to rally Miami to a 69-63 win over North Texas in the ESPN Events Invitational.
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— Ochai Agbaji had 18 points and Christian Braun added 16 as No. 4 Kansas beat North Texas 71-59 in the first round of the ESPN Events Invitational on Thursday.
- Six schools accept invitations to join American
- North Texas assistant Haggerty dies in car crash
- Madness: Only 108 of 14.7M brackets still perfect
- 'Gritty' N. Texas upsets Purdue for 1st NCAA win
— Thomas Bell had 19 points as North Texas easily beat Texas-Arlington 64-36 in nonconference play on Thursday night.
— Buffalo held off North Texas for a 69-66 win on Monday night. Rubin Jones hit a foul shot with nine seconds remaining to help the Mean Green pull within 3, but they wouldn't get any closer.
Six schools -- Florida Atlantic, Charlotte, North Texas, UTSA, Rice and UAB -- have accepted invitations to join the American Athletic Conference.
The fields for six early-season college basketball tournaments were announced Thursday. Here's your handy guide to each ESPN-aired event.
North Texas assistant basketball coach Nelson Haggerty, 47, died in a single-car crash early Friday morning, the school announced.
— Jeremiah Robinson-Earl scored 18 points, Jermaine Samuels Jr. had 15 and Villanova knocked down 15 3-pointers, emphatically ending 13th-seeded North Texas' bid for a second NCAA Tournament upset with a 84-61 victory Sunday night.
There were 14.7 million brackets entered in ESPN's Tournament Challenge prior to the start of the NCAA tournament. After just 16 games, only 108 remain unblemished.
Consider the madness back. The first upset-filled, drama-packed, bracket-busting, 12-hours-on-the-couch opening day of the tournament in two years is here.
North Texas, making its first NCAA men's tournament appearance since 2010, upset Purdue 78-69 in overtime on Friday to earn the first tourney win in school history.
Looking for a first-round upset? The Giant Killers model has several possibilities, including Liberty pulling off a surprise.
— Javion Hamlet scored six of his 20 points after regulation, including the go-ahead basket with 13.9 seconds left, and North Texas beat Western Kentucky 61-57 in overtime on...
— Javion Hamlet had 18 points and six rebounds as North Texas defeated Louisiana Tech 54-48 in the semifinals of the Conference USA Conference Tourney on Friday.
— Javion Hamlet had 15 points, nine rebounds and seven assists as North Texas beat Old Dominion 61-55 in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA Tournament on Thursday night.
— Javion Hamlet had 21 points and 11 assists as West Division No. 3 seed North Texas routed the East Division's sixth-seeded Middle Tennessee 76-56 on Wednesday night in the Conference USA tournament second round.
— Michael Ertel registered 16 points as UAB edged past North Texas 65-61 on Saturday.
— Michael Ertel tied his season high with 21 points as UAB topped North Texas 65-51 on Friday night.
— Andrew Taylor matched his season high with 20 points and Marshall was able to hold off the North Texas for a 73-72 win on Saturday.
— James Reese matched his career high with 21 points as North Texas got past Marshall 77-65 on Friday night.
— Javion Hamlet scored 21 points on 7 of 10 shooting and North Texas beat Southern Miss 68-56 on Saturday.
— Javion Hamlet posted 16 points as North Texas topped Southern Miss 65-49 on Friday night.
— James Reese scored 12 points, grabbed five rebounds and had a pair of steals as North Texas held off Louisiana Tech 57-55 on Saturday.
— Isaiah Crawford had a career-high 27 points as Louisiana Tech edged past North Texas 68-63 on Friday night.