CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Jordan Shepherd scored 18 points and Charlotte upended Conference USA regular-season champion North Texas 56-43 Wednesday night.
North Texas (20-11, 14-4) clinched its first regular-season conference title in 31 years on Sunday, defeating nemesis Western Kentucky for the first time in 11 meetings. The Mean Green also broke the program record for single-season conference wins.
Charlotte (16-12, 10-7) won a school-record 13th game in Halton Arena this season. Jahmir Young had 10 points for the 49ers, Malik Martin added five steals.