The Mean Green (7-11, 2-5 Sun Belt) never trailed and had all five starters score in double figures, with Jordan Williams adding 13 points, Alzee Williams 11 and Roger Franklin 10. Mitchell had 11 rebounds and four blocked shots.
North Texas' bench has been depleted by injuries, forcing the team to ride its starting five. In their last three games, the Mean Green's bench has been outscored 67-11.
On Saturday, North Texas started fast, taking a 26-7 advantage. The Mean Green led by 21 in the second half.
SMU has signed a second player from Australia, 6-foot-11 forward Harry Froling, to a national letter of intent. The Mustangs previously signed guard Tom Wilson from Australia.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
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