Tony Benford made sure his players took advantage of every opportunity they had to spend time with one of the greatest teams in the history of North Texas athletics heading into the weekend.
North Texas’ margin of error has dwindled pretty close to zero in the closing weeks of the season. If the Mean Green want to avoid being one of only two teams in Conference USA to miss the league tournament, they need to start winning games in a hurry. That’s what made a 77-71 overtime loss to UTEP on Thursday at the Super Pit so tough for the Mean Green.
Jalie Mitchell couldn’t help but think about what might have been this week as North Texas prepared for a reunion of sorts.
The North Texas women’s basketball team appears to have picked the perfect time to get on a roll late in Jalie Mitchell’s second season as the Mean Green’s coach. UNT also appears to have found the perfect lineup.
The North Texas softball team picked up its first win of 2017, a 6-0 victory over UMass Lowell in Game 1 on Sunday, but fell to Arkansas 7-0 in Game 2, finishing 1-3 on the weekend.
The North Texas men’s basketball team finds itself in an unfamiliar position heading into a game today at Florida International. The Mean Green won their last game, and it wasn’t just any game. It was...
Harley Perella hasn’t forgotten the way the her freshman season with the North Texas softball program ended. Neither have the rest of her teammates heading into the opening weekend of the 2017 campaign.
The pain in Kelsey Criner’s shin is constant these days. The North Texas point guard goes to bed with a nagging pain in her left leg and wakes up to the same throbbing. The issue only gets worse every day when she zips up and down the court at the Super Pit in practice and in games.
Terra Ellison figured North Texas was about at the breaking point in its game at Rice on Saturday. The Mean Green were down 17 points late in the third quarter and about to see their chances of making the Conference USA women’s basketball tournament take a hit.
North Texas’ margin of error has dwindled to about zero in Tony Benford’s fifth season. UNT wasn’t expected to be one of the top teams in Conference USA even with its top players, including Jeremy Combs and Keith Frazier.
Brad Davis helped usher North Texas through the transition from a run-first system to a spread attack as the Mean Green’s run game coordinator and offenisve line coach last season. The job Davis did in head coach Seth Littrell’s debut campaign helped him land a job at Florida, where he will serve as the Gators’ offensive line coach.
There is a little more than a month remaining before the beginnning of the Conference USA basketball tournaments. The question now for the North Texas men and women is whether they can avoid sitting at home when the event gets underway in Birmingham, Alabama.
Seth Littrell had a lot of additional time when he and his staff set out to sign the second recruiting class of his tenure as North Texas head coach. Littrell used that time to put together a class of...
The list of key offensive players who played their final game at North Texas in 2016 is a long one. Thaddeous Thompson led the Mean Green in receptions and receiving yards as a senior. Terian Goree left the program, while Kenny Buyers graduated, leaving the Mean Green without three of their top four wide receivers. Running back Willy Ivery left after finishing second among UNT players in rushing yards.
Keith Frazier will not play again for North Texas due to knee problems that have hampered him throughout the season. Frazier transferred to UNT from SMU for his senior campaign. He did not become eligible until the Christmas break and played in just four games.
Tre’Von Bradley spoke of the comfort level he found at North Texas after committing to play for the Mean Green in December. Since then, the Cleburn wide receiver’s recruiting process has become a whole lot more complicated and interesting. The same could be said of UNT’s recruiting efforts heading into national signing day today.
The circumstances seemed perfect for North Texas to finally break through for its first Conference USA win Thursday. The Mean Green built a 14-point lead early in the second half of their game against Charlotte, a team that was forced to play without two starters who were suspended.
Derail Green reached the pinnacle of the college basketball world seemingly the moment he stepped on campus at Wichita State. Green redshirted his first season with the Shockers in 2012-13, when they came out of nowhere to reach the Final Four.
North Texas coach Jalie Mitchell had her first chance to coach against a pair of old friends Saturday when Louisiana Tech visited the Super Pit. If the first meeting is any indication, the series between UNT and Louisiana Tech during the tenure of Brooke and Scott Stoehr could be a thriller for years to come.
RUSTON, La. — North Texas gave up 48 second-half points and fell 81-57 at Louisiana Tech on Saturday at the Thomas Assembly Center. The Mean Green (6-13, 0-7 Conference USA) have lost eight straight games and are 0-8 on the road.
There will be a lot of familiar faces at the Super Pit for North Texas women’s basketball coach Jalie Mitchell today when the Mean Green take on Louisiana Tech.
Jalie Mitchell figured out pretty quickly during the early stages of her high school career at Duncanville that defense would be her first priority. That arrangement was part of the deal while playing alongside Tamika Catchings, who went on to become one of the greatest players in the history of women’s basketball.
North Texas officially announced the addition three midterm signees on Tuesday. Texarkana Texas High quarterback Cade Pearson, Trinity Valley College wide receiver Jalen Guyton and College of the Siskiyous offensive lineman Jevin Pahinui all have officially joined the Mean Green.
Terriell Bradley will never forget the day Jalie Mitchell delivered what seemed like an innocuous bit of coaching criticism. Bradley was an up-and-coming guard at Mansfield Timberview and was being recruited by some of the top programs in the country, including Texas. Mitchell was an assistant coach with the Longhorns and had invited Bradley to a camp for elite prospects.