North Texas Mean Green
Wayne Dedrick scored 21 points, Jaime Smith added 18 and Division II Alabama-Huntsville held on for a 78-75 victory over North Texas in a Preseason NIT game on Monday night.
Teeng Akol scored 23 points and Western Kentucky rallied for a 74-70 win over North Texas on Tuesday night in the championship game of the Sun Belt conference tournament.
Jacob Holman scored 21 points and made five 3-point shots to lead North Texas to a 76-72 over against Arkansas State in a Sun Belt tournament semifinal on Monday night.
Brian Stafford and Chris Udofia scored 15 points apiece Sunday to lead Denver to a 64-52 victory over North Texas.
Coach Dan McCarney, who was hired last year to turn around the fortunes of the UNT Mean Green, has been hospitalized.
Tony Mitchell had 21 points, 15 rebounds and a career-high six blocked shots to lead North Texas to a 76-64 win over Arkansas State on Saturday.
Roger Franklin scored 16 points and had a career-high 15 rebounds to help North Texas defeat Louisiana-Monroe 68-55 on Saturday.
Storm Warren scored a season-high 15 points and had consecutive jumpers that punctuated the go-ahead run for LSU in its sixth consecutive victory, 67-58 at North Texas on Thursday night.
UNT owned the boards, but the Texas Longhorns pulled away from the Mean Green to win 73-57 on Tuesday night, despite rebounding issues.
Alabama’s Josh Chapman insists it’s easy to get up for opponents like North Texas, who presumably can’t match the Crimson Tide.
It took more than two years, but UNT athletic director Rick Villarreal finally got to see the sheet pulled off the bronze eagle that gazes north upon the university’s new football field.
Apogee Stadium, the new home of the University of North Texas Eagles, will open its doors Saturday. A UNT spokesman said the $78 million building project is the largest and most ambitious in the school’s history.