Recap - North Texas Defeats Portland 77-72

North Texas got 21 points from T.J. Taylor en route to a 77-72 victory over Portland on Saturday at Earle A. Chiles Center.

North Texas was an underdog by 12.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

North Texas got 12 points from Chris Jones and another 11 points from Maurice Aniefiok. Chris Jones contributed 6 assists, while Chris Jones cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Portland got 21 points from Thomas van der Mars in a losing cause and another 15 points from Kevin Bailey. Bryce Pressley contributed 7 assists for them, while Ryan Nicholas had 16 rebounds.

North Texas trailed at halftime, 28-20.

Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 56-39.