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.
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.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Stopping Conference USA standout Tamara Jones was a focal point of North Texas coach Mike Petersen’s game plan against Southern Mississippi.
COLLEGE STATION — In the opening round of the ITA Kick-Off on Saturday, No. 11 Texas A&M shut out North Texas 4-0. After the Mean Green lost the doubles point, the Aggies took the next three singles decisions and the last three singles matches went unfinished..
The North Texas men’s basketball team finds itself in a familiar position heading into a game today against Southern Mississippi. The Mean Green posted their biggest win of the season Thursday, stunning...
North Texas could have DeAndre Harris back in time for its game against Southern Mississippi on Saturday but will be without the combustible guard for Thursday’s home game against Louisiana Tech.UNT coach...
NORFOLK, Va. — Facing Old Dominion on the road was going to be a daunting task for North Texas no matter the situation Saturday. What happened before tipoff made the challenge all the more difficult.
Lewis Caralla, who spent the past three seasons at Michigan, will be North Texas’ new strength and conditioning coach. Caralla announced on Twitter that he is leaving Michigan, where he is an assistant strength and conditioning coach, to join the staff at UNT.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Texas hoped to enter what might be its toughest stretch of the season with a load of momentum and at least a couple of conference wins on its resume. The Mean Green fell well short of that goal and suddenly are in a tough spot heading into a game today at Old Dominion.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Texas was in position to pick up a much-needed win Thursday. The Mean Green had a lead on the road at Charlotte, another team trying to work its way out of the Conference USA basement.
Frank Wintrich, UNT’s Director of Football Performance, has left the school to join the staff at BYU.
There might not be a Conference USA player more dangerous with the ball in his hands at a key time than Charlotte point guard Pierria Henry. Just ask any veteran on the North Texas men’s basketball roster who was around the last time the Mean Green faced the 49ers.
HOUSTON — Jordan Williams glanced up to the stands on a notable day in his North Texas career and saw a familiar face. The senior guard entered a game against Rice on Saturday tied for 12th on UNT’s career scoring list with Calvin Watson, the hero of the Mean Green’s 2007 NCAA tournament team.
DeAndre Harris was in the midst of arguably his finest moment at North Texas last week when all his potential that coach Tony Benford spent months talking about was on full display.
Brandin Byrd has moved on quickly from his dream of playing in the NFL and landed right back where his football career reached its peak. The former North Texas running back is joining the Mean Green’s staff as a graduate assistant coach for the 2015 season. UNT announced that Byrd was returning to the team late Monday.
SAN ANTONIO — Two days after one of its best performances of the season — a slim 60-58 loss to UTEP — the North Texas women’s basketball team came out flat at Texas-San Antonio on Sunday, and it cost them. The Roadrunners used nine offensive rebounds and four three-pointers in the first half to grab a 28-20 lead by halftime, then finished off the Mean Green in the second frame by a score of 53-45.
North Texas will have DeAndre Harris available today for its game against Texas-San Antonio after all.
What started out as a great night for DeAndre Harris and North Texas quickly turned south Friday at the Super Pit. Harris started for the Mean Green for the first time against UTEP and played the best game of his career before it was cut short in UNT’s 85-71 loss on the opening night of the Conference USA men’s basketball season.
Wins aren’t going to come easily for a young UTEP women’s basketball team, even in a home game against a North Texas team that came in 1-10. Increasingly, though, the UTEP wins are coming. A hard-fought 60-58 victory Friday came after the Miners trailed for all but a few seconds of the first 31 minutes.
North Texas officially entered a new era about this time a year ago when its men’s and women’s basketball teams opened their first season in Conference USA. UNT knew back then that it wouldn’t be easy, not with the quality teams the Mean Green would play on a regular basis in the new league.
Nothing has come easy for the North Texas women’s basketball team this season. That doesn’t appear as if it will change, at least not today.
Some of the greatest influences in Tony Benford’s basketball career have kept his phone buzzing the past few days.
Andy Everest, a member of the UNT Hall of Fame, died Dec. 21 at the age of 90. Everest served as assistant head coach with the UNT football program from 1973-78 under Hayden Fry, his old Odessa High teammate, and went on to serve as the university’s athletic director from 1979-81.
Time is quickly running out on North Texas if it wants to be playing at its best by the time Conference USA play begins in women’s basketball.
Former North Texas standout Tony Mitchell in on the move. The Detroit Pistons traded Mitchell on Wednesday, sending him to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for forward Anthony Tolliver.
North Texas won’t have a whole lot of time to sit and celebrate a landmark win against Creighton on Sunday.
A game against Creighton two years ago became a turning point for North Texas. That is suddenly the hope again.