Scott scores 18 to help North Texas defeat Omaha 75-64


CJ Noland cooks up a smooth stepback 3 for North Texas

North Texas guard CJ Noland pulls off a slick stepback en route to dropping in a 3-pointer from top of the key.

DENTON, Texas -- — Aaron Scott scored 18 points as North Texas beat Omaha 75-64 on Saturday night.

Scott was 7 of 9 shooting (3 for 4 from 3-point range) for the Mean Green (2-0). C.J. Noland scored 18 points, going 5 of 8 from the floor, including 2 for 4 from 3-point range, and 6 for 6 from the line. Moulaye Sissoko shot 5 of 6 from the field to finish with 10 points, while adding seven rebounds.

Marquel Sutton led the Mavericks (1-2) in scoring, finishing with 15 points. Grant Stubblefield added 11 points for Omaha. Jaeden Marshall also had 10 points.


Both teams next play Thursday. North Texas squares off against St. John's (NY) and Omaha plays William & Mary.


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