North Texas Mean Green
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.
James White scored 16 points and Arkansas-Little Rock rallied in the second half to defeat North Texas 67-53 Thursday night.
Gabe Knutson scored 28 points, Mackey McKnight added 25 and Lehigh used a big first half to hand North Texas a 90-75 loss Thursday night.
Tony Mitchell had a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead North Texas to an 83-65 win over Jackson State, snapping a four-game losing streak.
ordair Jett and Cody Ellis scored 17 points apiece and Saint Louis held on to beat North Texas 67-63 Wednesday night.
Karol Gruszecki scored 17 points and Jordan Reves added seven points and 13 rebounds to lead Texas-Arlington to a 72-59 victory against North Texas on Wednesday night.
Freshman Justin Anderson scored 14 points, and freshmen Teven Jones and Evan Nolte added 13 each as Virginia defeated North Texas 80-64 in NIT consolation action on Tuesday night.
Tony Mitchell had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and North Texas used a big second-half run to beat Lamar 74-59 on Tuesday night in a consolation game in the NIT Season Tip-Off.
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.