Greg Gainey had 11 points for the Mavericks (3-1).
Roger Franklin of North Texas tied the game at 43-43 with a layup at 15:01, and the Mean Green did not make another field goal for six minutes. In that span, UTA went on a 13-7 run and led by 12 points, 66-54, with 4:01 remaining.
Mitchell's layup with two minutes left was North Texas' only field goal in the final eight minutes.
Andy Katz breaks down the likelihood of Villanova, Syracuse, North Carolina or Oklahoma making a run to the Final Four next season.
Florida State has announced that Xavier Rathan-Mayes will return to the court for his junior season. The 6-foot-4 guard declared for the NBA draft last month but did not hire an agent.
Virginia coach Tony Bennett takes the ACC Fast Break with Dino Gaudio by answering questions like who the best Tony Bennett is and what other sport he'd like to coach.
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