Hamlet scores 15 points in North Texas victory


DENTON, Texas (AP) — Javion Hamlet scored 15 points as North Texas romped past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 86-53 on Saturday.

Zachary Simmons had 12 points and Thomas Bell added 11 points for the Mean Green (5-7).

Nicholas Jones had 17 points for the Golden Lions (1-10), who have lost five consecutive games. Dequan Morris added 12 points.

The Golden Lions had 27 turnovers, 15 of them coming on steals by North Texas.

North Texas faces Texas Wesleyan at home on Dec. 28. Arkansas-Pine Bluff plays at Washington State on Dec. 29.

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