DENTON, Texas—North Texas broke open a close game with a late 11-3 run and held off the University of Central Arkansas 64-55 in men's college basketball in Denton, Texas.

North Texas led 53-52 with 4:01 to play Tuesday before the final run that put the game away.

DeShone McClure led UCA with a team and game-high 23 points. Colin Voss led North Texas with 13 points while Jordan Williams added 11 and Alzee Williams scored 10.

UCA falls to 2-6 with the loss while North Texas improves to 6-5.