UNT-UALR running blog

55 — UNT is down 57-52. This is pretty much done. I will be back later.

7:45 — UNT is down 45-39 late in the second half with Jordan Williams headed to the line for a couple of free throws. UNT has turned up the pressure and pressed quite a bit this game.

9:48 — UALR is up 42-37 and is on a 7-0 run after UNT went up two on a Jordan Williams 3. Jordan Williams has 16 for UNT.

11:47 — Jordan Williams just hit a huge 3 to put UNT up 37-35. UNT is on a 9-1 run.

15:57 — UNT is still down seven, now at 35-28 at the first media timeout of the second half. Jordan Williams and Roger Franklin both have 11 points for UNT.

Halftime — UNT is down 32-25 at halftime. Jordan Williams has and and Roger Franklin eight for UNT. UALR has five 3s, which is the big difference so far.

2:48 — UNT is down 28-25 at the final media timeout of the first half. Jordan Williams has 11 and Roger Franklin eight for UNT. The Mean Green is on a 6-0 run.

3:56 — UNT was down nine, but is on a 6-0 run and has closed to 28-25. Jordan Williams has 11 for UNT.

7:51 — UNT is down 21-17 midway through the first half. In a cool side note, Brandon Carr, Lance Dunbar and Craig Robertson are participating in the halfcourt shot contest. Carr almost made it.

11:21 — UNT is down 12-11 with Tony Mitchell heading to the line to try to complete a three-point play that would tie the game. Mitchell has five points for UNT. Roger Franklin has four.

15:53 men’s game — We are all tied up at 4-4 at the first media timeout of the first half. Jordan Williams and Roger Franklin each have two points for UNT. Tony Mitchell had a big block in the early going.

Final — BreAnna Dawkins had a look at the rim, but missed it. UALR got a layup at the buzzer and wins 52-48.

16.2 — UNT is down 50-48 and has the ball coming out of a timeout. UALR had a chance to extend a two-point lead, but held the ball too long and ended up with a shot clock violation. Some good defense there by UNT. I imagine UNT goes to BreAnna Dawkins or into the post here.

Update 3:49 — UNT is up two at the final media timeout with UALR headed to the line for a couple of free throws. We are all tied before Desiree Nelson drove and scored at the rim to give UNT the lead back. Alexis Hyder has 11 points for UNT.

7:39 — UNT is up 41-38 and will have the ball coming out of the media timeout. UNT has caught a bit of a break with UALR missing a couple of free throws the last couple of minutes. UNT has gone a bit cold, scoring four points in the last five minutes or so.

8:58 — UNT is up 41-37 just past the midway point of the second half. UNT was up eight, but UALR has scored four straight.

11:12 — UNT is up 39-33 at the second media timeout of the second half. UNT has regained control of the game after falling behind early in the second half. Loryn Goodwin now has nine points.

12:34 — UNT is on a 9-2 run and is up 37-31. UALR just took a timeout.

15:31 — UALR extended its run to 8-2 and took a 29-28 lead. UNT has come back with a BreAnna Dawkins bucket to go back up 30-29. Loryn Goodwin is headed to the line for a couple of free throws. Alexis Hyder has 10 for UNT.

18:13 — UNT is still up 28-27 early in the second half, but UALR has opened on a 6-2 run. UNT has called for time.

Halftime — UNT is up 26-21 at halftime. UNT was up nine before UALR scored the final four points of the first half. Alexis Hyder scored 10 points in the first half to lead the Mean Green. UNT went just 1-for-9 from 3 in the first half. Taylor Gault, who is averaging 16.2 points a game for UALR, has not scored.

1:31 — UNT has pushed its lead to 26-17. UNT just called its 30-second timeout.

3:59 — UNT is still up 22-15 at the final media timeout of the first half. Alexis Hyder is having a big first half with 10 points.

4:16 — UNT is up 22-15 late in the first half. UALR got to within 18-15 before UNT scored four straight.

7:04 — UNT is up 18-13 past the midway point of the first half. Alexis Hyder has 10 points. UNT was up 13-5, but UALR is on a bit of a run. Desiree Nelson hit a bit 3 for UNT after UALR got to within four.

11:10 — UNT is up 12-5 at the second media timeout of the first half and is playing really well defensively. UALR is 2-for-10 from the floor. Alexis Hyder has eight points already. UNT is shooting 50 percent from the floor.

15:26 — UNT is up 6-5 at the first media timeout. Alexis Hyder has four points already. She scored just two points last game. It helps to not have a big and really athletic Middle Tennessee front line hanging all over her.

I didn’t pick up an internet signal until just before tipoff, but I am here for the UNT-UALR doubleheader.

Both teams are looking to rebound after losing to Middle Tennessee on Thursday.