North Texas Mean Green
Chris Jones made two free throws to push the game into OT and won it with two more as No. 10 seed North Texas edged 15th-seeded Rice in the first round of the Conference-USA tournament.
You’ve seen him on the field, but have you ever heard him behind the mic? It’s “Yo! Roger Raps!” with special guest and University of North Texas head coach Dan McCarney!
Chris Jones scored a layup at the buzzer as North Texas held on to defeat Florida International 65-63 Thursday night.
Sean Obi had 18 points with 13 rebounds and Marcus Jackson added 13 points and seven assists as Rice defeated North Texas 75-70 Thursday night.
Alzee Williams scored 12 of his 18 points in the first half as North Texas handed Alabama-Birmingham a 76-65 loss in its first visit to Denton Thursday night.
The Mean Green were 13-58 the six seasons before coach Dan McCarney arrived, but now will play on New Year’s Day in the school’s first bowl game since 2004.
North Texas is going to its first bowl game since 2004, accepting an invitation Sunday to play in the Heart of Dallas Bowl against UNLV.
Achiri Ade and Karla Gilbert combined for 26 points to lead No. 16 Texas A&M to a season-opening win over North Texas, 67-48, Monday.
North Texas came into Saturday’s game at Southern Miss ranked second nationally among Football Bowl Subdivision teams with 20 takeaways.
Derek Thompson threw for 349 yards and two touchdowns in North Texas University’s dominating 40-6 victory over Idaho in the season opener for both teams Saturday.
North Texas will wear throwback uniforms for the opener of its 100th season, paying tribute to the different eras of Mean Green football.
Tymell Murphy scored 22 points as Florida International held North Texas’ leading scorer without a point in a 70-64 win Thursday night.