Sun Belt Conference
College football’s regular season is coming down the final stretch, which means it is crunch time in the conference and division championship races. Not every team is playing for a spot in the College Football Playoff, but everybody seems to have some impact on the new postseason format.
Elfrid Payton scored 20 points, leading four Louisiana-Lafayette players in double figures, and the Ragin’ Cajuns pulled away in the second half for a 74-55 victory over North Texas Friday night in the opening round of the Sun Belt tournament.
Marcos Knight notched 12 points as Middle Tennessee remained perfect in Sun Belt Conference action with a 75-57 win over North Texas Monday night.
Along with a new 20-acre College Park District the University of Texas at Arlington is adding something else new, this time for athletic fans. For the first time in UTA history beer will be sold at sporting events.
A person familiar with the decision says UT Arlington has accepted an invitation to become a non-football playing member of the Sun Belt Conference in 2013.
Texas State is going to the Sun Belt Conference, a move that will be made after only one season in the WAC.
The college sports landscape of North Texas is changing yet again.
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.
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.