Men's basketball: Get on your feet

North Texas has been through plenty of tough times this season. The way the Mean Green responded to them is what coach Tony Benford credited for their rapid rise in the Conference USA standings over the last few weeks.


Men's basketball: Out on a high note

George Dunham rose from his chair on the Super Pit floor at halftime of North Texas’ game against Charlotte on Thursday and offered words of thanks during the final game of his 25 years as the radio voice of the Mean Green.

Women's basketball: Charlotte defeats UNT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Texas was unable to carry over its efficient offense from a successful weekend to its game Thursday, as the Mean Green lost 71-46 to Charlotte.

Men’s basketball: Dunham to call final UNT game tonight

George Dunham was in the early stages of his tenure as the voice of North Texas athletics in 1997 when he uttered a phrase that has been attached to him ever since.

UNT Notebook: UNT in position to peak at right time

The North Texas men’s basketball team firmly believes the rigors of its season have helped develop the Mean Green into a far different unit than they were just a few weeks ago.

Softball: UNT, ACU unable to finish official game at tourney

WACO — After winning two on day one and losing two on day two, North Texas looked to end the Baylor Invitational on a high note with a win against Abilene Christian. Unfortunately, the weather in Waco just wouldn’t hold up long enough Sunday to allow the tournament finale to finish.

Men's basketball: UNT beats FIU to make it four straight

MIAMI — North Texas was all but locked into a spot in the Conference USA men’s basketball tournament when it headed out to Florida for a two-game trip.

Women's basketball: Tac shines as women win again

Basketball: UNT looks to finish strong

MIAMI — Through the first few months of the season, the North Texas men’s basketball team searched and searched for the right formula that would get the Mean Green in gear and in a favorable position for the Conference USA tournament.

Men's basketball: Voss scores 22 as UNT wins third straight

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Over the course of his two seasons at North Texas, Colin Voss has shown he’s capable of getting into grooves where it appears any shot he takes is going to drop.

Women's basketball: Mean Green pound FAU, 74-55

North Texas came out victorious Thursday, posting its best offensive performance of the season against Florida Atlantic in a 74-55 win. Senior guard BreAnna Dawkins led the way with a career performance of 24 points, 13 rebounds, five assists and three steals.


Women's basketball: Squeeze every last drop

BreAnna Dawkins spent a lot of time with her leg propped up last winter, wondering how her senior season at North Texas would unfold — if one was in her future at all.

UNT Notebook: With win streak in pocket, UNT eyes road victories

The North Texas men’s basketball team put one of its bigger issues in the past last week in pretty spectacular fashion when it beat UAB and Middle Tennessee in back-to-back games.

Soccer: UNT powerhouse adds 5 scholarship players

The North Texas soccer team didn’t have many holes to fill after winning the Conference USA regular season championship last season.


Men's basketball: The Meanest comeback

Three bounces and a couple of seconds were all it took for DeAndre Harris to fly from one end of the Super Pit floor to the other with the final few seconds draining off the clock during North Texas’ game against Middle Tennessee on Saturday.

Women's basketball: First-place Blue Raiders top UNT

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Conference USA leader Middle Tennessee used a first-half 3-point barrage to ease past North Texas 85-59 on Saturday..

Softball: UNT splits on second day in Arizona State tournament

TEMPE, Ariz. — North Texas beat Boston University 14-4 on the run rule after losing 5-2 to No. 15 Washington at the Littlewood Classic.

Track & field: UNT’s Kemper, Taylor win

HOUSTON — North Texas’ distance runners shined at their last meet before the Conference USA Indoor Championships, posting two wins at the Houston Tune Up.


Men's basketball: UNT gets third shot at following up big win with another

Knocking off the best teams in Conference USA hasn’t been too big of a challenge for the North Texas men’s basketball team.


Men's basketball: Beating the best

North Texas went to work after blowing opportunities for wins in the closing minutes of games last week at Western Kentucky and Marshall.

Women's basketball: Blazers blast UNT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — North Texas fell 74-40 to UAB on Thursday.

Men’s basketball: Reliving a memorable NCAA tourney game

Deon Hunter flashed back to one of the memorable moments in his North Texas career this week.

Men’s basketball: UNT to face UAB tonight

UAB didn’t seem like much of a threat when it came to the race for the Conference USA title back when nonconference play wrapped up a few weeks ago.

UNT Notebook: UNT to face Florida, Arkansas in football

North Texas will visit a pair of Southeastern Conference powers in the next four seasons, and it will continue to play an annual game against a team competing on the Football Championship Subdivision level.

Softball: Schblocher slowed, pitching woes continue to plague North Texas

The sun was shining just about everywhere but the North Texas dugout as the Mean Green fell to Boise State 10-3 at Lovelace Stadium on Sunday. With the loss, the 2015 edition of the North Texas Invitational comes to a close with the Broncos edging out North Texas for second place.

Women's basketball: UNT women knock off Marshall

All season, North Texas has tried to control tempo, keep the scoring low and play harder than its opponents.

Men's basketball: UNT falls short in Aniefiok’s homecoming

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Maurice Aniefiok’s journey in basketball has taken more than its share of twists and turns since he left Nigeria for the United States more than five years ago.

Football: QB Smith to miss UNT spring drills

DaMarcus Smith, a former Butler Community College quarterback and arguably the most important signee in UNT’s 2015 recruiting class, will not participate in spring practice.

Basketball: UNT men, women face Marshall with eye on standings

February is a time in college basketball when teams inevitably begin to peek at the conference standings in an effort to discern what their future might hold.

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Men's basketball: UNT wastes late lead at WKU

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — North Texas has pulled off one monumental upset in Conference USA play this season.

Softball: UNT, Kee face task of filing big voids

At this time a year ago, the North Texas softball team was pretty secure in terms of what it had as far as key players, with program cornerstones Brooke Foster and Ashley Kirk returning for their senior seasons.

Women's basketball: UNT collapses after strong first half against Toppers

It was a tale of two halves for North Texas on Thursday. The Mean Green led for more than 17 minutes in the first half and held Western Kentucky to 32 percent shooting before the Hilltopper offense came to life in the second half. WKU used 50 second-half points to take at 77-49 victory at the Super Pit.

Football: UNT inks transfers to bolster defense

There were a number of areas where North Texas wasn’t nearly as good during a disappointing 2014 season than it was the year before, when the Mean Green earned just the third bowl win in program history.

Men’s basketball: Mean Green return to tradition-rich Diddle

A trip to Western Kentucky seemed like an annual right of passage just a few years ago for North Texas. The Mean Green would pack up nearly every year they were in the Sun Belt Conference and make the trek to Diddle Arena, one of the league’s storied venues, to take on the Hilltoppers.

UNT signing notebook: Mean Green adds Dillman, two QBs

There was never any question that North Texas would have a crowded and interesting quarterback race entering the 2015 season.

North Texas football signees

UNT looks to bring in bowl payoff

Dan McCarney was at the tail end of his signing day press conference a year ago when the nature of the conversation changed.

UNT Notebook: Combs keeps pace in race to be C-USA freshman of year

Jeremy Combs continued to build his standout debut season with the North Texas men’s basketball team this week, when he was named Conference USA’s co-freshman of the week..

Football: UNT schedule shows tough road

North Texas will face a tough road to return to a bowl game in 2015. The Mean Green will play just five home games, face two Power 5 conference opponents on the road and take on teams that finished first and second in Conference USA’s East Division in their cross-over games in league play.

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Recruiting: UNT nabs verbal commitments

DeMikal Harrison spent his entire high school career without having the opportunity to play in front of his grandparents.

Women’s basketball: Comeback not enough as women fall to Rice in OT

HOUSTON — In what appears to be the making of a legitimate in-state rivalry, Rice and the North Texas women’s basketball team faced off Sunday afternoon at Tudor Fieldhouse.


Men's basketball: Cooling down Rice

These days, it takes a pretty unique set of circumstances for North Texas to come out of its signature zone defense. Saturday’s game against Rice was just such a time.

Women's basketball: UNT eyes sweep of Rice

Highlights this season have been few and far between for the North Texas women’s basketball team.

Tennis: Nevada upends UNT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — With a 3-1 lead over Nevada, North Texas was one singles win away from a second consecutive victory Saturday. But the Wolf Pack strung together wins in the last three singles matches to stun the Mean Green 4-3.


Men's basketball: Taylor may extend winding path

When the end of their career is in sight, athletes often let their thoughts drift back to the beginning and all the twists and turns along the way. North Texas guard T.J. Taylor is no different, even though there is some question as to whether this will be his final season with the Mean Green.

Football: Lemon, Johnson get all-star shot

Cyril Lemon and Antonio Johnson, two of the anchors of North Texas’ offensive line over the past four seasons, will have their chance to make an impression on NFL scouts today when they participate in the College Gridiron Showcase.

UNT notebook: UNT takes title as top defense in the country

A simple formula helped the North Texas soccer team lay claim to the nation’s stingiest defense in the 2014 season. UNT allowed just 12 goals and posted a save percentage of 89.8 in the fall. The NCAA informed UNT this week that once all the numbers were added up the Mean Green women finished as the national leaders in save percentage.

Football: Mean Green to gain well-regarded DE

North Texas coach Dan McCarney and defensive line coach Kevin Patrick spent a whole lot of time recruiting Jareid Combs, not to mention getting to know the standout defensive end’s family. All that effort paid off for the Mean Green on Monday, when the Iowa Central Community College standout became the latest player to join UNT’s 2015 recruiting class. Navarro College cornerback Paul Banks III committed to UNT earlier in the day, giving the Mean Green eight junior college transfers in its class.


Football: UNT grabs two more recruits

D’Aundrey Bradley II was set to leave Texas to continue his college career with just a few days remaining before national signing day. Those plans changed in a hurry over the weekend when the Cedar Hill wide receiver was presented an opportunity at North Texas, a school right up the road from his hometown.

Tennis: North Texas loses in nail-biter to Houston

COLLEGE STATION — With only seven points up for grabs in a collegiate tennis match, sometimes team results can come down to what is basically a coin flip.