Tag: CUSA

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… Read more »

CUSA Bowl Season 2017

North Texas is not the only team bowling from CUSA. NT was one of 10 league squads that reached bowl eligibility this season. Unlike 2016, when a 5-win North Texas team went to the Heart of Dallas bowl because there were not enough bowl teams available, this year there were too many. There was some… Read more »

2017 CUSA Power Rankings: Week 9

Sitting at the CUSA Media Days, the stories were these: Lane Kiffin, Butch Davis, UAB, and could anyone beat La Tech/WKU? Now? Lane Kiffin, Butch Davis, UAB, and North Texas. #TheReturn has been a great story and is only overshadowed by the Lane Train soaking up the Florida sunshine (and attention). Kiffin was always going… Read more »

CUSA West Division Tie Breaking Scenarios

Officially, the league’s only tie breaker is head-to-head and “other tie breaking scenarios will be released at a later date”. We do have previously released scenarios that will likely be format this season. From CUSA’s wiki page Two-team tie-breaker procedure Highest regular season winning percentage based on overall Conference USA play. If tied, head to… Read more »

2017 CUSA Power Rankings Week 7

CUSA had a memorable week. FAU had a statement win that is bringing (even more) national notice. North Texas got a reailty check. WKU looked vulnerable again. Marshall looked complete, and Charlotte got relief. Let us rank this league: Looking Really Good 1. FAU (5) Destroying the CUSA West leader in dramatically dominant fashion is… Read more »

Reality Check: NT 31 – FAU 69

North Texas played an awful game and FAU took complete advantage. FAU put up 804 yards of offense, including 447 yards on the ground and 357 yards in the air. Their defense intercepted Fine twice, and jumped on one of the two NT fumbles. The game was 41-7 at half. How did the number one… Read more »

2017: FAU Preview

North Texas is the best team in CUSA right now. We can write that confidently knowing that CUSA is a flawed league with some really good talent, coaches, and teams mixed in with the worst of the worst. The very best — NT — are but a season removed from sub .500 seasons and so… Read more »

2017 CUSA Power Rankings Week 7

USA had a moment this week. North Texas and UTSA provided the kind of drama that could be clipped and posted all over the place and it was. CUSA helpfully shrank the video for ease of sharing and all enjoyed the Fine Moment. North Texas have made their way to the top of this week’s… Read more »

Actually Packing Apogee

The effort in promoting this game are much appreciated. The Mean Green fandom — such that it is — has been clamoring for this kind of effort for years. The previous administration offered platitudes while the new administration is breaking out deals for both students, and the general public. It is exciting to see the… Read more »