Apologies for not getting this out sooner. I had completely forgotten about this post as life priorities shift a little once basketball season is over. Men's Basketball North Texas Adds Seven to its Roster for 2017-2018 Forwards - Tope Arikawe, Zach Simmons, Mark Tikhonenko Guards - Jorden Duffey, Michael Miller, Roosevelt Smart, Umoja Gibson Articles from MeanGreenSports.com Mean Green Add Two Recruits For 2017-18 (Zach Simmons - Signed in Early Period) McCasland Signs Arikawe, Smart On First Day Of Signing Period McCasland Adds Gibson, Miller To Signing Class McCasland Picks Up Mark Tikhonenko For 2017-18 Season Grant McCasland Signs Jorden Duffy To Recruiting Class North Texas Loses Jeremy Combs, Ja'Michael Brown, and Rickey Brice Jr. Jeremy
After only having been on the job for about a week and a half, Grant McCasland has completed his staff. He brought all of his assistants from Arkansas State. Head Coach - Grant McCasland (Baylor - 1999) Associate Head Coach - Ross Hodge (Texas A&M Commerce - 2003) Assistant Coach - James Miller (Colorado State) Assistant Coach - Jareem Dowling (Maryland Eastern Shore - 2005) In other news, Amaad Wainright was released from his NLI earlier this week. https://twitter.com/AmaadW/status/844567338745769984 National Signing Day for (men's and women's) basketball recruits is April 12th. It will be interesting to see whether McCasland can move the needle on increasing the recruiting profile of the Men's program in his
Women's Basketball WBI University of North Carolina at Greensboro 62 Rice 74 Final Final Round for the Women's Basketball Invitational https://twitter.com/RiceWBasketball/status/846132905919303680
Women's Basketball NIT Middle Tennessee 57 Georgia Tech 70 Final https://twitter.com/WomensNIT/status/845077474732101632 WBI Idaho 80 Rice 86 Final https://twitter.com/RiceWBasketball/status/845086563478503427 Rice will face against the University of North Carolina at Greensboro on Sunday, March 26th at 4:00 PM.
Check back for more updates as Round 2 games become final and future matches are set! Men's Basketball NCAA Tournament (12) MTSU 65 (4) Butler 74 Final https://twitter.com/marchmadness/status/843269685743443968 CIT Utah Valley 85 Rice 79 Final https://twitter.com/RiceBasketball/status/844046823002198023 Women's Basketball NIT Wake Forest 66 Middle Tennessee 73 Final https://twitter.com/WomensNIT/status/843568562186977281 Middle Tennessee will face Georgia Tech at 7:00 PM ET on Thursday, March 23rd. WBI UT Rio Grande Valley 63 Rice 73 Final https://twitter.com/RiceWBasketball/status/843572096450072578 Rice advances to the Final Four of the Women's Basketball Invitational to face off against Idaho Thursday, March 23rd at 7:00 PM.
Check back for more updates as games become final! Men's Basketball NCAA Tournament Milwaukee, WI 5 Minnesota 72 12 Middle Tennessee 81 Final https://twitter.com/Conference_USA/status/842501182874664960 https://twitter.com/marchmadness/status/842501180265783296 Next up for (12)Middle Tennessee will be (4)Butler on Saturday, March 18th. Check back for the start time and channel. CBI San Francisco 76 Rice 85 Final https://twitter.com/RiceBasketball/status/842191985972772864 Up next for Rice is Utah Valley on Monday, March 20th at 7:00 PM. Women's Basketball NCAA Tournament (12) Western Kentucky 63 (5) Ohio State 70 Final https://twitter.com/ncaawbb/status/842835659706568710 NIT Arkansas Little Rock 72 Southern Miss 62 Final https://twitter.com/WomensNIT/status/842193168686751744 Louisiana Tech 70 SMU 75 Final/OT https://twitter.com/WomensNIT/status/842927341387046912 Morehead State 58 Middle Tennessee 67 Final https://twitter.com/WomensNIT/status/842578438930292737 Up next for Middle Tennessee is Wake Forest on Sunday, March 19 at 3 pm ET WBI Rice 73 Lamar 72 Final https://twitter.com/RiceWBasketball/status/842555080670875649 Up next for Rice is the winner between UT Rio Grande Valley on
Welcome to North Texas to Grant McCasland and his family! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fggVInFbXE https://twitter.com/UNTCoachGMac/status/841739699395923974 5:45 PM Update Mean Green Radio Network henchman John Liddle interviews Grant McCasland: North Texas Daily Article DRC Mean Green Blog Press Conference Recap Interview by ESPN 1660 AM in Waco, TX: http://stationcaster.com/stations/krzi/media/mp3/Grant_McCasland_03_14_17-1489529593.mp3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-7nDDRpqgA Letter From Wren Baker, Vice President and Director of Athletics March 13, 2017 Dear Mean Green Family, I am writing today to inform you that we have found the next head coach for your Mean Green men’s basketball program. It is with great excitement that I announce that Coach Grant McCasland will be the 18th Head Men’s Basketball Coach in our history. As you are a loyal supporter of the program, I wanted to share this information with you first. Coach McCasland is an 18-year coaching veteran and arrives at North Texas after leading Arkansas State to a 20-win season for only the fourth time
Men's Basketball NCAA Tournament Milwaukee, WI 5 MINN 12 MTSU Thursday, March 16th at 4:00 PM on TNT https://twitter.com/Conference_USA/status/841117674071556097 CBI Tournament San Francisco Rice Wednesday, March 15th at 7:00 PM https://twitter.com/RiceBasketball/status/841107952618594304 Women's Basketball The NCAA Bracket and all other postseason tournaments will be announced tonight (NCAA) and the upcoming nights. Check back for updates as postseason invites are issued. Currently, Western Kentucky is predicted to be a 12 seed and may face DePaul in Lexington, KY for First Round action. 7:45 PM Update NCAA Tournament (12) Western Kentucky (5) Ohio State Friday, March 17th at 1:30 PM on ESPN 2 https://twitter.com/Conference_USA/status/841445217991561216 8:30 PM Update / 6:30 PM Women's NIT Arkansas Little Rock Southern Miss Wednesday, March 15th at 7:00 PM https://twitter.com/Conference_USA/status/841458795121397763 Morehead State Middle Tennessee Thursday, March 16th at
Men's Basketball (6) Marshall 72 (1) Middle Tennessee 83 Final https://twitter.com/Conference_USA/status/840768294336507904 Women's Basketball (3) Southern Miss 56 (1) Western Kentucky 67 Final https://twitter.com/Conference_USA/status/840729044396187648