Jada Catlin scored 13 points, Lauren Cowling added 11 and Denton used a 13-0 run in the closing minutes of the fourth quarter to steal a come-from-behind win over the Lady Raiders.
The idea when North Texas set its schedule was to use the Mean Green Challenge as a launching point for a successful season. UNT is down to its last opportunity to reach that goal today in a game against Troy. After what transpired in a 74-72 loss to Samford on Tuesday, even a win over the Trojans might not be enough to wash away the bitter taste of two straight tight defeats.
The Crownover Cowboys added another district championship to their trophy case Tuesday night with a 34-14 victory over Little Elm in eighth-grade action.