Person, Troy use hot second half to beat North Texas 86-74
DENTON, Texas (AP) Wesley Person scored 21 of his 24 points in the second half and Jordon Varnado had 16 points with 10 rebounds to lead Troy to an 86-74 win over host North Texas in the Mean Green Challenge on Wednesday.
The Trojans shot just 31 percent in the first half and went into the break trailing 33-31.
Troy missed four of its first five shots in the second half before a 7-0 run put the Trojans in front, 40-35, for good. They made 17 of their final 25 field-goal attempts and scored 55 points after halftime - their most in a half this season.