Jackson scores 31 to lift UTSA over North Texas 77-69

North Texas

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson scored eight of his a season-high 31 points late in the game as UTSA came from behind and defeated defending Conference USA champion North Texas 77-69. Jackson scored six straight — on a three-point play and a 3-pointer — to erase a 55-50 North Texas lead with seven minutes to go. He finished with 5 of 7 3-pointers and six rebounds. The teams swapped the lead down the stretch until a Jacob Germany drive and a Keaton Wallace 3-pointer allowed UTSA to break away for good, 67-63. Germany had 16 points for UTSA. Wallace added 14 points. Javion Hamlet had 18 points for the Mean Green. James Reese added 12 points. Zachary Simmons had 11 points.

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