MIAMI (AP) — Tylor Perry scored 17 points as North Texas beat Florida International 64-57 on Monday night.
Perry also grabbed seven rebounds for the Mean Green (15-4, 6-2 Conference USA). Abou Ousmane finished with 13 points, nine rebounds and four steals. Jayden Martinez hit two 3-pointers and scored 13.
Denver Jones led the way for the Panthers (8-10, 2-5) with 19 points. Nick Guadarrama had 15 points and two blocks.
Martinez scored all of his points in the second half to spark the Mean Green, who trailed 26-25 at halftime.
Both teams next play Thursday. North Texas hosts Rice while Florida International visits UTEP.
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