Basketball: Johnson rallies UNT to win

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North Texas coach Tony Benford delivered the same message to sharpshooting guard Deckie Johnson over and over again the past few weeks.

Basketball: Tech tops UNT women

RUSTON, La. — North Texas, coming off one of its worst offensive performances Thursday, put up 71 points and nearly picked up its first win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday, but foul trouble hurt UNT in a 77-71 loss.