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Simmons, Duffy help North Texas beat Hawaii 68-51

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HONOLULU -- Jahmiah Simmons and Jorden Duffy scored 13 points apiece to help North Texas beat Hawaii 68-51 on Sunday night.

UNT (4-0) is off to its best start since 1990 despite the fact that junior Roosevelt Smart, who averaged a team-high 19.5 points per game as a sophomore, is yet to play while recovering from a calf strain. Last season, under first-year coach Grant McCasland, the Mean Green had their first 0-win campaign since 2010-11.

Simmons scored nine points during a 12-2 run to open the game and the Mean Green never trailed.