MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP)Rubin Jones had 13 points to help North Texas defeat Middle Tennessee 56-51 on Saturday night.
Tylor Perry scored 11 points and grabbed five rebounds for the Mean Green (13-3, 4-1 Conference USA). Aaron Scott added 10 points.
DeAndre Dishman led the Blue Raiders (9-7, 2-3) with 13 points. Eli Lawrence added 11 points and six rebounds.
Both teams next play Wednesday. North Texas hosts Louisiana Tech while Middle Tennessee visits Rice.
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