Category: Basketball

2018 CUSA Tournament: NT vs La Tech Preview

Overview North Texas opens up their conference tournament run with a battle against La Tech. Both teams suffered late season collapses. This game should be a battle till the end. The winner gets ODU on Thursday night. Wednesday, March 7 2018 8:30 p.m. CT The Star , Frisco TX TV:  Facebook Radio: MGRN – 88.1… Read more »

CUSA Basketball Power Rankings & Thoughts (Tourney Edition)

Middle Tennessee Old Dominion Western Kentucky Marshall UAB Louisiana Tech North Texas UTSA FIU Southern Miss UTEP FAU Rice Charlotte Middle Tennessee is on the bubble now as an at large team. They need to win the whole thing in Frisco to not feel nervous on Sunday. Marshall must be their kryptonite. I wonder how… Read more »

CUSA Basketball Power Rankings & Thoughts

Middle Tennessee Western Kentucky Old Dominion Marshall UTSA UAB Louisiana Tech North Texas FIU FAU Southern Miss UTEP Rice Charlotte Middle and WKU flexed their muscles last week.  WKU probably had the best week. The Hilltoppers absolutely demolished ODU, who was ranked number one in these rankings last week. WKU put up 88 points on… Read more »

MGN Basketball Breakdown: Analyzing the Roster Needs

Right now North Texas is in the midst of a late season collapse, so lets take our minds off of that. Instead lets look to the future.  Lets analyze the roster. Scholarships Right now North Texas only has one open:  Shane Temara’s spot. There are probably going to be other departures that we can’t forsee… Read more »

2017-18 BBall Season: FAU Preview

Overview North Texas ends its Florida trip with a battle against FAU. Saturday, Feb 24 2018 6:00 p.m. CT FAU Arena , Boca Raton FL TV:  CUSA TV Radio: MGRN – 88.1 KNTU-FM Line: North Texas -1.5 What You Need to Know About FAU Record: 11-16 (5-10) Last Game vs UNT: L 59-53 Last Game: Rice L… Read more »

Dropping Dimes – 10 Thoughts Recapping NT vs. FIU

Woolridge couldn’t get his last second floater to drop, and North Texas dropped another heart breaker. North Texas let one of the worst offensive teams in the conference get pretty much whatever they wanted last night. It was hard to watch. North Texas has been a team all year that relied on their defense to… Read more »

2017-18 BBall Season: FIU Preview

Overview North Texas travels to Florida to face FIU, in a must win game. Thursday, Feb 22 2018 6:00 p.m. CT Ocean Bank Convocation Center , Miami FL TV:  CUSA TV Radio: MGRN – 88.1 KNTU-FM Line: FIU -1 What You Need to Know About FIU Record: 11-16 (5-9) Last Game vs UNT: L 67-69 Last… Read more »

CUSA Basketball Power Rankings & Thoughts

Old Dominion Middle Tennessee Western Kentucky Marshall UAB Louisiana Tech North Texas UTSA Southern Miss FAU FIU Rice Charlotte UTEP Yeah I put ODU over Middle. Middle is the better team, their is no doubt in my mind, but no one is playing better than ODU. In their last 3 games the average margin of… Read more »

Mean Green Tough But Fall Short Twice

North Texas played a weekend combination of games that summated the team’s status in the league: good enough to run with the best but struggling enough to fall short. The Grant McGasland era has begun and has been endlessly praised by any and all who encounter the Mean Green basketball team. The future looks bright… Read more »