Scott scores 26, North Texas knocks off Northern Iowa 83-77 in OT


Jacob Hutson with the massive block at the rim

Jacob Hutson with the massive block at the rim

DENTON, Texas -- — Aaron Scott scored 26 points as North Texas beat Northern Iowa 83-77 in overtime on Tuesday night in a season opener for both teams.

Scott also contributed seven rebounds and three blocks for the Mean Green. Jason Edwards scored 19 points while shooting 6 for 10 (2 for 5 from 3-point range) and 5 of 6 from the free throw line. Rubin Jones shot 5 for 11, including 3 for 4 from beyond the arc to finish with 15 points.

Nate Heise led the way for the Panthers with 20 points, nine rebounds and three steals. Logan Wolf added 18 points for Northern Iowa. Bowen Born also had 14 points.


North Texas plays Saturday against Omaha at home. Northern Iowa hosts Loras on Nov. 14.


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