Category: Basketball

Exit Interview: 2019 Basketball Team

No one wanted to go out and say “Injuries are why we struggled late, and ultimately why this team underperformed” as no one wanted to “make excuses” but still, the injuries were mentioned and well, that was the real reason. After the tournament was over for NT, Zach Simmons and Ryan Woolridge could be seen… Read more »

North Texas Loses Big to WKU, 67-51

2019 NT vs WKU CUSA Tournament

All seasons that do not end with a trophy presentation end badly. For North Texas, who this time last year was feeling much better about itself and its program, this was a doubly bad game. In some ways, however, it was a relief. “We had some guys playing with some things that you wouldn’t believe…. Read more »

North Texas Women Lose To Rice 61-43

Terriell Bradley Tries to Score vs Rice 2019 CUSA Tournament

North Texas lost in the quarterfinal round to Rice 61-43 and it was the slow, inevitable kind of game against a superior opponent that happens. Though the venue is a ‘home’ one, the crowd was light on green and had a good sprinkling of Rice fans. The early start didn’t help, and the grinding game… Read more »

2019 CUSA Tournament Day 2: More Mean Green

2019 CUSA Tournament Ryan Woolridge

Both basketball squads were in action yesterday and both produced quality wins. The men are always going to get a little more praise than the women, but Jalie Mitchell has the more recent tournament success. Last year NT rode a pair of upsets into the semi-final round before losing to eventual winners WKU. This year… Read more »

North Texas Is Not The Best Basketball Team In CUSA

Was that headline controversial? It should not be. NT has a good basketball team, but no one who follows this league closely thought that NT had the best squad. WKU is ├╝ber-talented, ODU is well-coached and physically imposing, and Marshall are the reigning tourney champs. NT dropped a big road game in Norfolk tonight, and… Read more »

North Texas wins 76-75, Come Back From Down 16

Sometime during the initial five minutes of the game, I tweeted that North Texas could blow this thing open if they continued their way of playing. That did not happen. I also wrote that any lead in this league is unsafe. This proved true. North Texas could not shoot at all through most of the… Read more »