UNT soccer blanks Abilene Christian

ABILENE — For the first time this season, North Texas scored two goals in the opening 20 minutes of a game. The early goals took pressure off the defense and allowed the Mean Green to dictate the pace of a road win over Abilene Christian.

UNT defeats Central Arkansas, OU

North Texas entered Oklahoma’s Nike Invitational hoping to end its three-match skid. The Mean Green did just that with a five-set win over Central Arkansas on Friday afternoon, defeating the Bears 25-23, 18-25, 22-25, 25-22, 15-4.

Football: UNT flips for Gray’s talent

James Gray and a few of his North Texas teammates were at Apogee Stadium this summer when they came up with an idea for what they agreed would be a video with viral potential among Mean Green fans.

Sun Belt champs highlight UNT Hall of Fame class

Andy Brewster and Jonas Buckles, two key members of North Texas’ football teams that won four straight Sun Belt Conference titles from 2001 to ’04, have been included in the school’s latest Athletic Hall of Fame class.

Football: UNT now works through odd bye week

North Texas still has a long way to go before its opens the football season at SMU, thanks to an oddly timed bye in the opening week of the season.

Cross country: UNT men dominate Baylor meet

WACO — The North Texas cross country teams had a strong start to the season as the men came in first and the women placed third at the Bear Twilight Invitational on Tuesday.

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Soccer: UNT’s upset bid falls short against Kansas

North Texas doesn’t get many opportunities to host a Big 12 team at the Mean Green Soccer Complex.

Football: UNT receivers make hay in scrimmage

North Texas endured an awfully long wait last season for a member of its wide receiver corps other than Carlos Harris to catch a touchdown pass.

Volleyball: Mean Green drop two at Mizzou

COLUMBIA, Mo. — North Texas couldn’t put together the runs necessary to challenge Tiger Invitational host Missouri, falling 25-21, 25-15, 25-17 on Saturday night.

Scrimmage key for ‘business decisions’

North Texas coach Dan McCarney equated the scrimmage the Mean Green will go through today to a business meeting.

UNT volleyball team opens with five-set win

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Momentum was on North Texas’ side Friday as it took down Winthrop in a 25-19, 25-23, 19-25, 23-25, 15-12 nailbiter to open the season.

Volleyball: Dillard eager to see UNT in tourney

There isn’t much Carnae Dillard hasn’t accomplished in three seasons with the North Texas volleyball team.

Football: Whitfield trying to come back at UNT

Former North Texas cornerback Zac Whitfield is trying to come back and use his final season of eligibility with the Mean Green this fall.

UNT notebook: Smith leads group of impact tight ends

Simple math would seem to dictate an increased role for Marcus Smith in North Texas’ offense during his senior season this fall.

North Texas takes Las Vegas tourney

LAS VEGAS — With the temperature reaching triple digits, North Texas coach John Hedlund took advantage of his depth throughout the game against UNLV, using eight players from off the bench. Anna Flobeck subbed in midway through the first half to score on a header, lifting the Mean Green to a 1-0 victory on Sunday afternoon.

Football: UNT defense shows progress in scrimmage

Austin Orr likes what he sees when he’s on the field with the North Texas defense.

Football: UNT to scrimmage with eye on opener

A reminder of where North Texas stands in preparation for its season opener at SMU is never far away for the Mean Green. “It’s coming,” UNT linebacker Fred Scott said.

Women’s basketball: UNT releases schedule

The UNT women’s basketball team will open its first season under new coach Jalie Mitchell at home against San Francisco on Nov. 13 and will host traditional rival SMU on Dec. 1.

Women’s soccer: UNT takes opener, 2-1

LAS VEGAS — Needing more offense, North Texas coach John Hedlund placed junior Marchelle Davis into the game in the second half. Davis provided that offensive spark, scoring the game-winning goal in the Mean Green’s 2-1 victory against Southern Utah on Friday afternoon.

Soccer: Mean Green open year with eye on titles

Pretty much everything went according to plan a year ago for the North Texas soccer team, right up until a bitter end.

Football: UNT’s player-run summer drills paying off

There were times over the summer when North Texas quarterback Andrew McNulty and the Mean Green’s wide receivers would get together after conditioning drills.

Basketball: Aniefiok will not return for senior season

Maurice Aniefiok, a small forward from Nigeria who built a reputation as a knock-down 3-point shooter in two seasons at North Texas, will not return for his senior season.

Football: McNulty shines in UNT's first scrimmage

There probably are several more days — or even weeks — remaining before North Texas coach Dan McCarney officially names his starting quarterback.

Football: UNT to evaluate QBs in first scrimmage

The race for the starting quarterback job will take center stage at North Texas this morning, when the Mean Green run through their first major scrimmage of fall practice.

Basketball: UNT adds forward blind in one eye

Eric Katenda, a fifth-year senior transfer from Notre Dame, has joined the North Texas men’s basketball team.

Football: Ivery looking for space in UNT backfield

When sizing up the North Texas running game heading into the 2015 season, it’s easy to focus on 2014 starter Antoinne Jimmerson and Jeffrey Wilson, the Mean Green’s rising star at running back.

Offense is strength of C-USA

Conference USA has reason to tout its strength after going 4-1 in bowl games last season including a win against Big Ten member Illinois.

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UNT: Athletic fee may increase

The North Texas Board of Regents will consider a series of proposals in meetings on Aug. 27-28 designed to better fund the school’s athletic program, improve facilities and clear the way for the demolition of what remains of Fouts Field.

Football: Long preseason could aid North Texas

Since North Texas’ schedule was released a few weeks ago, talk has centered on the challenges that slate presents.

Football: McCarney, team irked by media projections

Dan McCarney and his players heard or read about the preseason projections that came out this summer one-by-one as they always do without much of a response.

Football: Former Argyle, Texas Tech lineman transfers to UNT

Trey Keenan, a former Argyle offensive lineman who began his career at Texas Tech, has transferred to North Texas.A source with knowledge of the situation confirmed on Sunday afternoon that Keenan has...

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UNT opening fall camp with eye on rebound, boosting campus

One of the enduring memories of Dan McCarney’s tenure guiding the North Texas football program is the feeling that permeated the program — and the university — during the Mean Green’s 2013 season.

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Highly rated linebacker enrolls at UNT

Darrien McNair, a highly regarded outside linebacker from Trinity Catholic in Ocala, Florida, has enrolled at North Texas and will be eligible to play for the Mean Green this fall.

UNT picked second in C-USA soccer poll

The North Texas soccer team received two votes of confidence this week, one right after the other.

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Football: UNT ready to end especially long layoff

The starting line for a host of college football teams across the country is hours away — at least when it comes to the opening of fall practice.

Football: Apogee lights shine on 500-plus prospects

Dallas Skyline defensive tackle Joe Wallace had heard a lot of positives about North Texas football before he arrived at Apogee Stadium for the program’s annual Friday Night Lights camp.

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Looking to cash in

K.J. Powers has done everything he can think of over the past few months to improve his chances of landing the major-college football scholarship offer that has seemed just out of reach.

Dillard top player on C-USA list

North Texas outside hitter Carnae Dillard was named the Conference USA Preseason Player of the Year on Thursday, the latest honor for one of the more decorated players in program history. Dillard was named...

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UNT Notebook: UNT village getting new bathrooms, upgrades

One of the first steps North Texas took to upgrade its facilities over the last decade was purchasing and renovating what was the Liberty Christian campus.

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Rick Gosselin: UNT is still waiting for its football breakthrough

Let me take you back to 1999.The Boise State football program wasn’t much different from the North Texas program back then.

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UNT to announce stipends

North Texas soon will find out where it falls in the new order of college athletics following the institution of cost-of-attendance scholarships for athletes.

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Football: UNT's veterans motivated to avoid repeat of last year

Kenny Buyers felt confident a year ago that he was prepared to play a leadership role in what he hoped would be North Texas’ second straight bowl season.

McNulty hopeful to follow Thompson’s path

Andrew McNulty spent a lot of time in his career at North Texas learning from and watching Derek Thompson, one of the more productive quarterbacks in program history.

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C-USA media day arrives with more interesting topics

Just a few days ago, the main story lines heading into Conference USA football media day seemed like the standard fare.

Basketball: Texas three-step to start Mitchell’s trek

Jalie Mitchell will begin her first trip through Conference USA as North Texas’ head coach in the familiar confines of the Super Pit.

Basketball: C-USA schedule poses daunting challenge

The road back to posting a winning season won’t be an easy one for the North Texas men’s basketball team.

Football: Boots on the ground

North Texas’ players slowly jogged down the field at the Darrell R. Dickey Football Practice Facility late Friday morning when a spontaneous cheer broke out at what seemed like an unlikely moment.

C-USA commish resigns

Britton Banowsky stepped down as Conference USA commissioner Thursday, ending a nearly 13-year tenure that saw him guide the league through a series of dramatic changes.

Football: Lineman leaves UNT

Brian Ochs, an offensive lineman who came out of North Texas’ spring practices listed as a backup guard, has left the program because of family issues, head coach Dan McCarney confirmed Thursday.

Football: UNT picked fifth in six-team C-USA West

North Texas will begin the 2015 football season right back where it started one of the more memorable campaigns in program history.