UNT comes up short against UTEP for 12th consecutive defeat

EL PASO — North Texas and UTEP traded leads and played to a 3-3 tie through 4 1/2 innings before the Miners broke through with two runs in the fifth and added another run in the sixth for a 6-3 win in the series finale on Sunday.

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Football: UNT finds progress in spring

One of the more challenging springs for the North Texas football team came to an end last week with the Mean Green’s annual spring game.

UNT drops doubleheader to UTEP

EL PASO — North Texas dropped both games of a doubleheader at UTEP, falling in heartbreaking fashion in Game 2. The Miners claimed the series opener 8-4 and completed the sweep with a 5-4 walk-off win.

Red Raiders take two from Mean Green

North Texas threatened in the bottom of the seventh in both games of Wednesday’s doubleheader against Texas Tech, but the Mean Green fell short in both games. The Red Raiders hit six home runs, scoring 11 runs by way of the long ball, on the way to 8-5 and 4-2 victories.

Tech ousts UNT in dramatic semifinal

TEXARKANA, Ark. — With the Conference USA tournament semifinal match tied at 2, North Texas freshman Ian Snyman battled back to advance to extra holes but lost on the second playoff hole, and Louisiana Tech beat the UNT men’s team 3-2 in dramatic fashion Wednesday morning at Texarkana Country Club.

Notebook: UNT back to grind entering summer

The North Texas football team wrapped up spring practice with its annual spring game on Saturday.

Golf: UNT advances to match play

TEXARKANA, Ark. — North Texas freshman Thomas Rosenmueller made the Conference USA all-tournament team with a third-place finish Tuesday and the Mean Green men’s team finished third at Texarkana Country Club to advance to match play for the second straight year.

Football: North Texas nabs commit

Anthony Wyche was set to return to Los Angeles Valley College for his sophomore season only a few weeks ago. The standout running back’s plans changed in a flash once the coaches at North Texas found out his prowess in the classroom matched his play on the field.

UNT golf in tie for 3rd at C-USA tournament

TEXARKANA — Junior Cory Churchman shot a two-under 70 to sit in a tie for fourth and led North Texas men’s golf to a third-place team finish after round one at the Conference USA Championship played at the Texarkana Country Club.

UNT swept by La. Tech

Freshman first baseman Rhylie Makawe and junior outfielder Danielle Gregory both homered, but Louisiana Tech prevailed, taking the series finale and completing the three-game weekend sweep with a 9-3 win Sunday afternoon.

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Football: Scrimmage sees seven Mean Green TDs

Alec Morris didn’t have anything specific in mind in terms of where he wanted to be following his first spring at North Texas after transferring from Alabama.

Mean Green last at C-USA tourney

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The North Texas women’s golf team was in 11th place after Round 2 of the Conference USA tournament Tuesday at the Verandah Club.

Football: Spring game all substance for Littrell

North Texas cornerback Nate Brooks feels like the Mean Green have something to prove today.

UNT notebook: Buckles, Brewster headline HOF class

Andy Brewster didn’t have a lot in common with Jonas Buckles when the pair of Texas high school football standouts arrived at North Texas in 2000.

Roundup: Rice ends UNT tennis season at tourney

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Facing off against a perennial contender for the Conference USA title, the North Texas tennis team never could gain momentum and fell 4-1 to Rice on Saturday in the league tournament’s semifinals.

Golf: UNT looks to repeat at C-USA tourney

The pressure to perform for the North Texas men’s golf team was pretty high at this time last year, as the Mean Green prepared for the Conference USA tournament.

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Women’s tennis: UNT’s four freshmen bond over sport, new lives in U.S.

Myriad concerns raced through the mind of Minying Liang as she stepped off a plane a few months ago, ready to begin a new chapter in her tennis career. Would she be able to find North Texas coach Sujay Lama at the airport? Would she fit in with her new teammates?

UNT notebook: UNT passing game still looks to be physical

A lot has changed for the North Texas football program during Seth Littrell’s first spring as head coach.

UNT guard graduating, transferring from school

North Texas guard Carrington Ward will graduate and leave the program as a fifth-year senior transfer. UNT coach Tony Benford confirmed Ward’s plans Monday afternoon. “We sat down and talked,” Benford said. “He decided it would be in his best interest to go somewhere in the Philadelphia area. Carrington is a good kid. We wish him the best in all his future endeavors.”

UNT's Kwon in 11th at C-USA tournament

FORT MYERS, Fla. – University of North Texas junior Eji Kwon posted a three-over par 75 to sit in a tie for 11th place after round one at the Conference USA women’s golf championship Monday afternoon at the Verandah club. 

Softball: Southern Miss. sweeps North Texas

HATTIESBURG, Miss. — The North Texas softball team dropped the series finale to Southern Miss in heartbreaking fashion as Southern Miss scored the eventual game-winning run of a 3-2 win on a delayed steal with two outs in the bottom of the sixth.

Football: Four catch Morris TDs during 'fun' scrimmage

North Texas spent a lot of time a week ago on the turf at Apogee Stadium without seeing its offense find its way into the end zone.

Football: Raiders’ Davis commits to Mean Green

Ryan’s Tyreke Davis didn’t need his arm twisted much when he stepped foot in North Texas football coach Seth Littrell’s office Saturday.

Football: UNT offense aims for better scrimmage

North Texas will try to jump-start an offense that is key to its immediate future today, when the Mean Green also will try to find a few building blocks for their long-term future.

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Football: Movement along the line

What appeared as if it would be a challenging transition for Jordan Murray heading into his sophomore season at North Texas suddenly got a lot tougher a few months ago.

OU overcomes UNT

NORMAN, Okla. — North Texas eyed a historic upset and clung to a 1-0 lead over No. 9 Oklahoma through 4 1/2 innings, but the Sooners exploded for six runs in the bottom of the fifth for a 6-1 win Wednesday.

UNT linebacker arrested on drug charge

North Texas linebacker Calvin Minor was arrested by UNT police late Tuesday and charged with possession of less than two ounces of marijuana. Minor was taken to Denton County Jail, where he posted $500 bail on the misdemeanor and was released.

UNT adds JUCO forward

Angelina College forward Shane Temara has signed a national letter of intent with North Texas, weeks after verbally committing to UNT.

Mean Green women sign pair

The North Texas women’s basketball team signed Micayla Buckner and Mya Johnson, a pair of post players, on Wednesday.

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North Texas notebook: UNT’s Kirby takes leave after father’s death

Kaydon Kirby is taking a leave of absence from the North Texas football program following the death of his father.

Football: Former UNT players high on Littrell

Mark Beaty has remained in close contact with his former North Texas teammates over the years through email and the occasional phone call. Only when there is something truly special going on does he get a chance to meet up in person with guys like Jordan Case and David Hagerman.

UNT softball erupts for run-rule victory against Ga. Tech

LAWRENCE, Kan. — The North Texas offense exploded for 10 runs and 12 hits in a 10-2 run-rule win against Georgia Tech in five innings.

Football: Wheeler dazzles in afternoon scrimmage

Joshua Wheeler thought back on Saturday afternoon and tried to remember the last time he found himself backpedaling as a linebacker before this spring.

Softball: UNT drops two at Kansas Round Robin

LAWRENCE, Kan. —The North Texas dropped both games Saturday to Georgia Tech and Kansas.

Harrell sees progress ahead of scrimmage

Graham Harrell didn’t walk into an ideal quarterback situation when it came to his first spring at North Texas as the Mean Green’s offensive coordinator. The former Texas Tech standout didn’t have a returning starter — or anyone who had seen significant time under center.

Mean Green falls to Kansas 1-0

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Coming off a 1-0 win over Texas-Arlington on Wednesday, North Texas found itself on the wrong side of a 1-0 decision, falling to Kansas on Friday.

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Football: Young, Tauaalo now leaders on defensive front

T.J. Tauaalo treated the the 2015 season as something of an apprenticeship in the art of playing defensive tackle on the college level at North Texas. The same could be said for Roderick Young.

UNT walks off in eighth inning

North Texas and Texas-Arlington remained scoreless through seven, as North Texas junior Jessica Elder and UT Arlington freshman Samantha Clakley matched zero for zero. Then in the bottom of the eighth, freshman third baseman Harley Perella delivered the fourth walkoff win of the season for the Mean Green (18-16) with a two-out, RBI single to center for the 1-0 win on Wednesday night at Lovelace Stadium.

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Notebook: Bringing pressure a key point for UNT

Seth Littrell talked a lot about attacking a defense in multiple ways when he took over as North Texas’ head coach a few months ago.

UNT schedules series with Memphis

North Texas and Memphis will play a two-game football series in 2022 and 2023. Memphis announced the series as part of its future schedule Monday.

UNT tennis easily sweeps UTSA

The No. 73 North Texas tennis team has played at the Waranch Tennis Complex seven times this season, and seven times it has celebrated a victory. That was the story again Sunday as the Mean Green took down Conference USA rival UTSA 4-0 to earn its first sweep of the year. With wins in its last three contests, UNT is now 9-8 this season and has built up the momentum that has been a focal point for the last half of the regular season.

UNT run-ruled against FIU

Football: UNT eyes new sources of production

A second chance at North Texas appears as if it could pay off in a big way for Trey Keenan.

Tennis: Mean Green cruise past depleted Memphis

DENTON — North Texas saw its first on-court action in more than two weeks, but shaking off rust wasn’t a problem as the team took a 4-2 decision over Memphis on Friday at the Waranch Tennis Complex.

Basketball: Long road brings UNT commit to campus

Shane Temara took the long route to earning his shot to play Division I college basketball.

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Football: Return game lacking

Turner Smiley used to stop and watch any time former North Texas standout Brelan Chancellor had a chance to return a punt or kickoff.

Harris, Smith lead pack at UNT pro day

Carlos Harris did a little of everything for North Texas during his standout four-year career. Harris was one of the Mean Green’s top threats at wide receiver and contributed returning punts and kicks. The former Frisco standout had a chance to put the physical skills that helped him excel on display at UNT’s annual pro day on Wednesday.

Lady Bears end two-game skid vs. UNT

WACO — North Texas was unable to complete a regular-season sweep of No. 19 Baylor, falling to the Lady Bears 2-0 in a pitchers duel Wednesday night at Getterman Stadium.

Littrell: ‘We don’t have playbooks here’

Seth Littrell didn’t need a lot of time to run through his playbook with his new players during his first spring practice at North Texas.

North Texas notebook: UNT works on doubles during time off

The North Texas tennis team will return from a two-week layoff Friday when the Mean Green host Memphis.