North Texas coach Seth Littrell says the best springs are a little inconsistent — at least in terms of which units and players excel. If it's always a team's offense — or its defense, for that matter — controlling the proceedings, it's usually a bad sign.
ARLINGTON -- North Texas finished with two podium finishes Saturday at Texas-Arlington's Bobby Lane Invitational at Maverick Stadium.
When North Texas made the move to a spread offense a year ago, the assumption was that the Mean Green's biggest adjustment would be with their quarterbacks and wide receivers. That was far from the case.
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There are 128 schools in college football's FBS bracket. North Texas ranked 117th among them in offense last season and 89th in defense. The Mean Green ranked 99th in scoring and 96th in scoring defense. They ranked 82nd in turnovers, 104th in time of possession and 121st in sacks allowed.
New UNT coach Grant McCasland took the next step in selling his program Tuesday, when he spoke to UNT students at the Syndicate inside the student union.
New North Texas coach Grant McCasland didn't hold back on Tuesday, when he was introduced to the school's student body.
North Texas enjoyed a turnaround season in Seth Littrell's first campaign as the Mean Green's head coach. Several assistants who played a role along the way have received a significant financial reward, according to information obtained by the Denton Record-Chronicle.
After finishing second at the Midwest Independent Conference meet over the weekend, the TWU gymnastics team sets its sights on both the NCAA regionals and the USA Gymnastics national meet.
Trailing 5-1 in the first set against No. 17 Kansas, North Texas sophomore Minying Liang didn't give in. The Mean Green's No. 5 singles player came all the way back to tie the set at 6 and send it to a tiebreaker. Liang eventually lost her match 7-6 (9-7), 6-4, but the way she and her teammates competed Sunday -- a month before the Conference USA tournament -- was more than encouraging to coach Sujay Lama, despite UNT losing the match 6-1.
MIAMI — For the second straight day, North Texas couldn't get the hit it needed with runners in scoring position, while Florida International had one big hit to secure a 1-0 victory Sunday.
Trailing 5-1 in the first set against No. 17 Kansas, North Texas sophomore Minying Liang didn't give in.
FORT WORTH — North Texas completed its first outdoor meet, highlighted by four podium finishes from the throwers group, Saturday at the TCU Invitational.
North Texas entered a midweek game against Oklahoma State on Wednesday feeling pretty good about where it is early in the season. UNT had won six of its last seven games, including its first three in Conference USA play.
The North Texas softball team secured its first run-rule victory of the season on Sunday.
North Texas gave Western Kentucky second chance after second chance Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA tournament. The Mean Green’s opportunity to add one more milestone in Jalie Mitchell’s second season as head coach vanished as a result in a 78-51 loss.
Nick Smith had visions of what his freshman season at North Texas would hold when he arrived in Denton last fall. None of them involved the news UNT’s coaches delivered just before the Mean Green’s opener against SMU. UNT’s staff wanted one of its top recruits to redshirt.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Terra Ellison picked the perfect time for one of the best performances of her career. The North Texas senior scored a career-high 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while leading the Mean Green to a 65-62 win over UAB in double overtime in the opening round of the Conference USA tournament Wednesday at Bartow Arena.
There were times a year ago when Joshua Wheeler felt a little lost when it came to what North Texas was doing defensively.The linebacker certainly wasn’t the only one.
A.J. Lawson was named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team on Tuesday. The 6-5 guard led UNT with an average of 11.4 points per game and was named the league’s freshman of the week three times.
Candice Adams has tried not to spend too much time looking back at her North Texas career over the past few weeks. The senior guard still has her Senior Day game to play today against Marshall, not to mention a trip to the Conference USA tournament coming up.