North Texas his record 19 3-pointers in rout of Little Rock

DENTON, Texas (AP) – North Texas hit a program record 19 3-pointers in its 76-53 rout of Little Rock on Saturday night.

Umoja Gibson had a season-high 23 points with seven 3-pointers for North Texas (4-6) and James Reese had 12 points with four 3s. Javion Hamlet made eight assists.

The Mean Green made 19 of 35 from beyond the arc (54%) and scored a season-high 45 first-half points.

Roosevelt Smart hit three 3s for nine points and his 189th career 3-pointer, and moved into third place for the most 3s in North Texas history.

Ben Coupet Jr. had 18 points for the Trojans (5-5), whose 28 second-half points were the fewest of the season. Markquis Nowell added 10 points.

North Texas matches up against Dayton on the road next Tuesday. Little Rock plays Tennessee State at home on Tuesday.

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