Found November 11, 2011 on Lions Blog:
Derek Thompson scored 17 points as the Eagles won their season opener in Ypsilanti.

North Texas 38, Troy 33

Derek Thompson threw for 331 yards and two touchdowns and North Texas defeated Troy 38-33 on Saturday. Down three points early in the fourth quarter, Thompson threw a 46-yard touchdown to Chris Bynes. The Mean Green then recovered a Corey Robinson fumble at the 6-yard line, and James Hamilton's 6-yard touchdown run put them up 38-27. Hamilton, who took over after Lance Dunbar...

E. Michigan 68, Ill.-Chicago 57

Derek Thompson scored 17 points as Eastern Michigan rallied from a seven-point second-half deficit to beat Illinois-Chicago 68-57 in a season opener Friday night. Paris Carter led the Flames with a double-double of 19 points and 11 rebounds, both game highs. Daniel Barnes added 10 points. Darrell Lampley scored 12 points and Matt Balkema 10 for the Eagles, who raised their record...

North Texas 81, St. Gregory's 52

Jordan Williams had 16 points and Chris Jones added 12 rebounds as North Texas opened its season with an 81-52 victory against St. Gregory's on Friday night. Oklahoma State transfer Roger Franklin, whose eligibility was approved by the NCAA on Thursday, scored four points in 15 minutes for the Mean Green. Kyler Patterson scored 11 points to lead St. Gregory's, a NAIA school...
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