Tag: Tony Benford

Basketball: It Is Over

The end of the season has come early, as NT is eliminated from the conference tournament — one with very forgiving entrance requirements — while losing big to a mediocre-at-best Southern Miss squad. While there are two games left in the year, they are on the road and are a matter of playing out the… Read more »

Mean Green Basketball Is In An Awful Place

Is it bad form to state the glaringly obvious? North Texas is on a ten-game skid, and winless in nine games in CUSA play and put the best player on the shelf for the rest of the season. The super fans of the program have resigned themselves to waiting for the end of the year,… Read more »

NT 61 UTA 77 – 12.3.16

Jeremy Combs was back and he played like the he is the best player North Texas has. This is good because it is true. Unfortunately, it was not enough to overcome two runs by UT-Arlington in each half. For the game, North Texas shot only 31%. Arlington did not play particularly great defense, but North Texas… Read more »

North Texas to Keep Benford for Final Year of Contract. Foolish or Wise?

North Texas Athletic Director Rick Villarreal confirmed to our good man Brett Vito yesterday that Tony Benford will be the Mens Basketball Coach for the 2016-17 season. In the article Villarreal stated the following reasons for Benford staying on to coach the Mean Green: “I met with the president and the decision was made that he… Read more »

BASKETBALL BREAKDOWN: Charlotte 49ers

North Texas Mean Green vs. Charlotte 49ers Date: February 26, 2015 Time: 7:00 pm CT Location: Denton, TX The SUPER PIT Line: Charlotte -2.5 TV:None Webcast:  MeanGreenSports.com Radio: MGRN – 88.1 KNTU-FM, 95.3 KHYI-FM All-Time Series: Charlotte Leads 3-1 UNT Game Notes Charlotte Game Notes         Game Preview: UNT is absolutely playing their best basketball of the year. One… Read more »