WBB: North Texas Off to Strong Start for 2017-18 Season

North Texas was picked to finish 8th in Conference USA this year and so far the Mean Green sit near the top with a solid 6-2 record. The Mean Green have four games remaining in their out of conference slate before starting off conference play at LaTech to kick off 2018. Even if the Mean Green were to finish 2-2, it would still be one of the best starts for the program in about a decade. Terriell Bradley Living Up to Preseason Hype; Underclassmen Overperforming First Name Last Name Total Points Minutes PPG Terriell Bradley 139 264 17.3750 Lauren Holmes 82 231 10.2500 Trena Mims 64 234 8.0000 Micayla Buckner 60 194 7.5000 Grace Goodhart 41 161 5.1250 Brittany Smith 36 159 6.0000 Adrianna Henderson 28 107 3.5000 Deja Terriell 28 98 3.5000 Jada Poland 15 131 1.8750 Orianna Shillow 0 21 0.0000 RS Junior Guard Terriell Bradley is living up to her CUSA Preseason All-Conference recognition in

WBB: Conference USA Releases Initial Women’s Basketball TV Schedule

IRVING, Texas – Twenty Conference USA women’s basketball games will be featured on the ESPN3 and beIN SPORTS digital (and/or linear) platforms as part of the initial schedule released Tuesday. All games will be streamed on the ESPN3 and beIN CONNECT national platforms. Additional coverage of C-USA women’s basketball will also be available online through CUSA.tv, the league’s official streaming website. North Texas Women's Basketball TV Schedule: Fri, Jan 5 Rice @ North Texas beIN 7 p.m. CT Thur, Feb 22 North Texas @ ODU beIN 6 p.m. CT Sat, Feb 24 Marshall @ North Texas ESPN3 3 p.m. CT Thur, Mar1 UAB @ North Texas beIN 7 p.m. CT Sat, Mar 3 North Texas @ Rice ESPN3 4:30 p.m. CT Conference USA Full

MBB: Men’s Basketball Full 2017-2018 Season Schedule Released

Tuesday, the University of North Texas announced its complete 2017-2018 Men's Basketball schedule. North Texas will travel to play Big 12, Big 10, ACC, and Big East to play Oklahoma, Nebraska, Georgia Tech, and Georgetown, respectively. North Texas also makes a return trip to hopefully avenge the close loss to San Diego last season and North Texas will continue the DFW rivalry with a game at UT-Arlington in early December. When it comes to the home slate, there are no real games that fans can circle on the calendar and be excited about. December Road Warriors North Texas will all but two games on the

WBB: North Texas Announces 2017-2018 Basketball Schedule

North Texas announced its 2017-2018 Women's Basketball schedule today. It features 14 home and away games along with a two-game stretch in San Juan, Puerto Rico. North Texas will be looking improve upon their 2016-2017 record of 12-19 / 9-11 under now third year head coach Jalie Mitchell (23-38 0.377). North Texas is returning 10 players, two of whom were regular starters - Tyara Warren and Terriell Bradley (leading scorer for 2016-17). Newcomers to the squad are Callie Owens, Brittany Smith, Deja Terrell, Trena Mims, and Lauren Holmes. Justis Szczepanski had to sit out the 2016-17 season and will be a welcome addition to the regular

KGAF Interviews from Mean Green Mania

As part of the Mean Green Mania event, KGAF was down from Gainesville to interview several players and coaches. Below are links to podcasts of the interviews. New UNT men's basketball coach Grant McCasland stops by the SportsTalk table. Link Mean Green women's basketball coach Jalie Mitchell and point guard Brittany Smith talk about the upcoming season. Link North Texas Athletics Associate Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Jared Mosley and Ryan Beck, Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs talk about various topics. Link Former Muenster Hornets standout Andy Flusche was a guest to talk some football at Mean Green Mania. Link North Texas Mean Green volleyball coach Andrew

WBB: Mean Green Releases Its 2017-2018 Non-Conference Schedule

North Texas has release its out of conference schedule for the Women's Basketball program. In the coming weeks it is expected the Conference USA slate will be released. Notable home opponents in include DFW rival SMU and Big 12 opponent Oklahoma. Jalie Mitchell notched her first ranked win against Oklahoma two years ago in Norman as a head coach. Former CUSA Conference foe Tulsa will also be traveling to the Super Pit in early December. Date Team

MBB: 2017-2018 Conference Schedule Announced

Last week, Conference USA released the Men's Basketball schedule for all member institutions. Below is the 2017-2018 Men's Basketball Conference USA Schedule for North Texas. Date Opponent Location -------- -------------------- ---------------- 12/28/17 at UTEP El Paso, TX 12/30/17 at UTSA San Antonio, TX 01/04/18 vs. Charlotte The Super Pit 01/06/18 vs. Old Dominion

MBB Roster Changers – Additions and Subtractions Plus Football Rule Changes

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

Grant McCasland Completes Staff

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