Tag: Grant McCasland

North Texas Dominates JSU 90 – 68, Into CBI Final

Once upon a time, North Texas Basketball seemed like it was going to be really good. NT had a future NBA player and a handful of really good recruits. Then it all disappeared and for the last five years fans who remember that time have filled the ears of anyone who would listen of stories…

North Texas Basketball Is Fun

Basketball had a hell of a night. Both the Men’s and Women’s programs put on a show on the road. Grant McGasland’s crew of scrappy Mean Greeners went to Birmingham and out-hustled, out-played, and out-basketball-ed the preseason conference favorite Blazers. UAB has not been the team everyone predicted but they still remain good and most…

North Texas Drops Conference Home Opener to Charlotte

The Charlotte player lofted a hopeful ball from just inside half court with seemingly no time left. The ball ricocheted off the top of the backboard and right into the waiting hands of Milos Supica who then laid the ball in with essentially no time left. Various fans are rightly upset. Grant McCasland is rightly…

Big Win In El Paso

Winning is the thing. Given the nature of the thing — seemingly the product of fortune and chance — the search for controllable elements not solely controlled by the whims of fate goes on. This is why you hear coaches spout clichés on “controlling what we can control”. Like all clichés, there is truth in…

2017-18 BBall Season: Nebraska Preview

Overview North Texas faces its first true test of their 2017-18 basketball campaign as they go on the road to face the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Both teams are 1-0. The Mean Green dominated Eureka College 122-65. Nebraska had to grind out a win against Eastern Illinois 72-68. Monday, Nov 13 2017 7 p.m. CT Pinnacle Band Arena,…

2017-18 North Texas Basketball Preview

Outlook New Mean Green Coach Grant McCasland has been tasked with returning NT basketball to 20 wins, but that’s not all he must do. McCasland must also take this Mean Green program to new heights. Heights that include conference championships, NCAA post season tournaments appearances, and winning games in the Big Dance. It wont be…

2017 Coaches Caravan: San Antonio

I said I would be there and I kept my word. I felt like I was looking super fly but I will reserve final judgement until I see the official photos. The other stops in the caravan were more well-attended than this one, and it seems the information passed along was robust and straight-forward. All…

Basketball Updates

In case you have been spending time golfing thinking very hard about the future of your family and business, meeting with the very best people and so on, let me catch you up on some things. North Texas men’s basketball officially parted ways with Tony Benford. What is news is not that it happened —…