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College roundup: Tonight’s TWU game postponed

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The women's basketball game between TWU and Midwestern State scheduled for Thursday night in Wichita Falls was postponed due to inclement weather and the potential for hazardous conditions in North Texas.

The game, which was to be the Pioneers’ Lone Star Conference opener, will have to be rescheduled.

The Pioneers (3-3) will return to action at 7 p.m. Dec. 16 when they host Southeastern Oklahoma State.


UNT football duo named to all-academic team

North Texas seniors Zach Orr and Ryan Boutwell were named to the Conference USA All-Academic Team on Thursday.

The all-academic team consists of student-athletes who have earned a 3.2 grade-point average or better and are a starter or key reserve on their team.

Boutwell, a senior defensive lineman, has 19 tackles, 1 1/2 tackles for loss and one sack. He has a 3.714 GPA and is enrolled in UNT’s kinesiology masters program. He was named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District VII squad.

Orr, a linebacker, ranks third in C-USA with 114 tackles, has 356 career stops and is a two-time second-team all-conference selection. The DeSoto product has a 3.41 GPA in kinesiology and was a 2013 Capital One Academic All-District VII selection.