Tag: Roosevelt Smart

2018 CBI Tournament: NT vs South Dakota Preview

Overview North Texas will take their young group up to South Dakota for some post season basketball. Wednesday, March 14 2018 7:00 p.m. CT Sanford Coyote Sports Center , Vermillion, S.D TV:  www.goyotes.com/Watch Radio: MGRN – 88.1 KNTU-FM Line: USD -13 What You Need to Know About South Dakota Record: 26-8 (7-11) Coach: Craig Smith 4th season at…

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…

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…

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…

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…