Hamlet lifts North Texas past Middle Tennessee 76-56
- Zags back at No. 1; Auburn up to No. 2
- No. 4 Purdue tops No. 17 Illinois in 2OT
- Hoosiers top Huskers for rare road win
- Arizona State extends Utah's skid to 6
- Notre Dame wins at Howard in MLK Classic
FRISCO, Texas (AP) Javion Hamlet had 21 points and 11 assists as West Division No. 3 seed North Texas routed the East Division's sixth-seeded Middle Tennessee 76-56 on Wednesday night in the Conference USA tournament second round.
North Texas will face second-seeded Old Dominion in a Thursday quarterfinal.
Thomas Bell added 19 points and James Reese had 15 for North Texas (14-9).
Jordan Davis and Jalen Jordan scored 12 points apiece for Middle Tennessee (5-18), which advanced after FIU forfeited the first round matchup due to COVID protocols and contact tracing. DeAndre Dishman had 10 points for the Blue Raiders.
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Updated March 11, 2021