Tag: Zach Simmons

MBB: Rice Upsets NT in Houston

North Texas was expected to go to Rice and handle business. The thing about basketball is that it is a rhythm game and NT would be coming off a week-long break. Rice, after all, was on that same week-long break but at home. Things like this happen in this game and we should not read…

MBB: Let’s Talk About Execution

Hamlet Winner

The Mean Green are playing really well, but you may have read or seen some criticism here or elsewhere about the team. While the team has been winning, it has sometimes been closer than we would have liked. They play hard and well, even against really tough competition. However McCasland has had trouble getting his…

North Texas Beats Tech 51-50 in Battle of CUSA Leaders

The Mean Green were ready for the moment in Ruston, jumping out to a big lead, with some crisp offense and their typically tough defense. This was typical of NT in conference play, where they have been at the top of the league in efficiency offensively and strong defensively even if slightly undersized. The Bulldogs…

Expect Anything In Grant McCasland’s Third Year

North Texas beat up on overmatched Oklahoma Christian 79-40 in the traditional glorified scrimmage that kicks off the season. The basketball prognosticators have NT anywhere from 2nd to 8th or so, depending on your flavor of preview. Last year NT absolutely needed Ryan Woolridge to play every minute and when he was hurt, the team…

Basketball Breakdown: Offensive Efficiency is Key

North Texas has 9 games left on its conference schedule, and everyone of them is important. Right now if you look at the standings in CUSA you see that a mammoth battle is about to ensue for that 4th seed, and a 1st round bye. For the longest time I thought that the top 5…

ODU In Town For A Big Game

Old Dominion is in town tonight for a big basketball game at the Super Pit ODU (11-3, 2-0 C-USA) at North Texas (9-7, 2-1 C-USA) Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018  5 p.m. Denton, TX | The Super Pit Radio: MGRN – 88.1 KNTU-FM, 95.3 KHYI-FM TV: CUSA.TV Series: Old Dominion holds a perfect 7-0 record all-time…