Tag: CUSA Basketball

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Dropping Dimes – 10 Thoughts Recapping NT vs. WKU

North Texas got “out-flexed” at home by a superior Western Kentucky team. If you would’ve told me that Smart, Woolridge, Lawson, Simmons, and Draper were all going to score double figures I would’ve guaranteed a North Texas win.  For a half of basketball North Texas could do no wrong on offense. Lawson ,and Woolridge were…

2017-18 BBall Season: UAB Preview

Overview North Texas travels to Birmingham to face UAB in a monster CUSA match-up. Thursday, Feb 8 2018 7:00 p.m. CT Bartow Arena , Birmingham, Ala TV:  CUSA TV Radio: MGRN – 88.1 KNTU-FM What You Need to Know About UAB Record: 15-9 Coach: Rob Ehsan (2nd season at UAB. Record 32-25  ) Last Game: ODU L 65-60…

Dropping Dimes – 10 Thoughts Recapping NT vs. FAU

North Texas got a much needed win. The Mean Green took down FAU 59-53. It was never pretty in this game. It was down right ugly basketball for most of the night, by both teams. Credit North Texas for finding a way to win without a serious contribution from Roosevelt Smart. Smart was saddled with…

Basketball Breakdown

Almost halfway through the CUSA slate its time to analyze what’s happened so far for North Texas. Roosevelt Smart Lights It Up I thought at the beginning of the season that Smart would be the leading scorer for this Mean Green team. I had no idea that he would be the shooter that he is.…

2017-18 BBall Season: UTEP Preview

Overview North Texas travels to El Paso for their first conference game of the Grant McCasland era. Its a huge opportunity for the Mean Green to set the tone for a solid showing in CUSA play. Thursday, Dec 28 2017 8:00 p.m. CT Don Haskins Center , EL Paso TX TV:  CUSA TV Radio: MGRN…