The Hilltoppers completed a 15-2 run to erase a 10-point deficit and take a three-point lead.
But North Texas has scored four straight, and reclaims a one-point edge.
Sergio Kerusch and Juan Pattillo both have 12 points. Kerusch has two fouls.
Outstanding college basketball game to this point – both teams playing they way they should have been all season.