Tag: basketball

NT Men’s Basketball Is Off To A Slightly Rough Start

It is almost turkey time and you will be busy travelling or hosting family, or making food or fighting people at the store on black friday. You might have forgotten the basketball season has started already. Let us recap the season thus far and mixing in a look ahead at the schedule. The season thus…

NT Basketball: NT Nearly Upsets VCU 56-59

North Texas barely stole a game against 25th ranked VCU on the road. NT jumped out to an 8-point lead early before getting bullied by the harassing press. VCU went on a big run and led by ten at the half. The good news was that the Mean Green stuck with it and scraped and…

Expect Anything In Grant McCasland’s Third Year

North Texas beat up on overmatched Oklahoma Christian 79-40 in the traditional glorified scrimmage that kicks off the season. The basketball prognosticators have NT anywhere from 2nd to 8th or so, depending on your flavor of preview. Last year NT absolutely needed Ryan Woolridge to play every minute and when he was hurt, the team…

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…

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…

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…

North Texas Men’s Basketball Falls to Oklahoma 73-57

Mean Green basketball was 8-0 coming into this game and had a big regionally televised game against Oklahoma on the road tonight. NT had every reason to figure it could compete reasonably well in this one. Last year, NT went to Norman and only lost by ten to a Trae Young-led Sooner squad. It could…