FB: Third Downs, Penalties, and Special Teams Sink All Hope of a Power 5 Road Win

North Texas (1-2 0-0) went to Iowa City to face off against the Iowa Hawkeyes (3-0 0-0) in search of their first win over a Power 5 conference school since facing off against the Texas Tech Raiders in 1999, defeating the Raiders 21-14 in Lubbock. Instead, the Mean Green fell to Iowa 31-14 with the Hawkeyes scoring 21 unanswered points and shutting out the Mean Green in the second half. https://twitter.com/ZacharyABabb/status/909141161134059521 Going into the half, North Texas held a slim 14-10 lead over the Hawkeyes. The first half seemed especially sloppy as both teams were called for all sorts of penalties. Both

FB Third Down Defense/Special Team Play Sinks North Texas in SMU Upset Hopes

SMU (2-0 0-0) extended its overall record against the North Texas (1-1 0-0) to 31-5-1 by defeating the Mean Green 54-32. The reported attendance for the game was 24,638 but there is no way Ford Stadium was at two-thirds of its capacity. North Texas fans made about 5,000 of those reported in attendance. Courtland Sutton delivered as anticipated with 163 yards on 8 receptions and 4 touchdowns. He has a future in the NFL and is hands down the best player on the Mustang roster. North Texas got off to a an 10-0 lead but then SMU scored 38 unanswered points, shutting out

North Texas Opens 2017 Season With Some New Records

North Texas (1-0 0-0) started its 2017 campaign with a 59-14 rout of the Lamar Cardinals (0-1). The Mean Green are looking to continue the momentum from the 2016 season and post their second winning season in the last 10 years and last night's 668 total offensive yards, a new record that surpassed the 635 total yards against Navy in 2007, was a good start. The last time North Texas won its home opener it finished the season 9-4 with a bowl win. It's still very early in the season but it's hard not to flash back to 2013 when North

New Content Coming to North Texas Sports Statistics for Upcoming Football Season

The kick off of the North Texas 2017 Football Season is less than 20 days away and I have been busy on the Stats portion of the website for Football over the summer. As of August 6th, that portion of the site went live. Google and Bing have been busy indexing those pages for web searches. Many of the football pages should appear in searches and hopefully this site will become a more popular resource for people to track stats for football and basketball. Write-ups on Football Games The goal is to write briefs the day after games are played. I'll try to

WBB North Texas Falls to Western Kentucky to End Season

(8) North Texas 51 (12-19 8-10) (1) Western Kentucky 78 (25-6 16-2) Final Starters Terra Ellison Tyara Warren Kelsey Criner Candice Adams Terriell Bradley Player of the Game honors goes to Tyara Warren who lead the team with 15 points. She was 5 of 8 (62.5%) from the floor, made her one 3-point shot, and was 4 of 5 (80%) from the free throw line. She collected 1 offensive and 3 defensive rebounds, and and a block and a steal on 36 minutes of action. Also in double figures was Kelsey Criner with 12 points. Game Stats Mean Green Sports Recap Denton Record Chronicle Recap

WBB North Texas Outlasts UAB in a Double Overtime Thriller in the Opening Game of the CUSA Tournament

(9) UAB 62 (15-15 8-10) (8) North Texas 65 (12-18 8-10) Final/OT2 Starters Terra Ellison Tyara Warren Kelsey Criner Candice Adams Terriell Bradley Player of the Game honors goes to the two Lady Mean Green who picked up Double-Doubles in a double overtime thriller over the UAB Blazers. Senior Terra Ellison had a career day scoring 21 points while picking up 10 rebounds. She was 10 of 16 (62.5%) from the floor, made her sole 3-point attempt, and was 0 of 2 from the free throw line. She collected 3 offensive rebounds and 7 defensive rebounds while also gather up 3 assists, a block, and 3 steals on 46 minutes

MBB North Texas Get Its First Home Conference Win Against UTSA

UTSA versus North Texas

UTSA 73 (11-16 6-8) North Texas 83 (8-18 2-12) Starters Derail Green Shane Temara Ryan Woolridge A.J. Lawson J-Mychal Reese Today's game saw two players tie with 19 points, so we're going to take a look at the total stats sheet and give Player of the Game honors to J-Mychal Reese. He was 5 of 9 (55.5%) from the floor, made his one 3-point shot, and made all 8 of his free throws while picking up 5 defensive rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 steals on 38 minutes of action. There were four Mean Green players in double digits this afternoon. Your other three players were Shane Temara (19), Ryan

WBB North Texas Extends Win Streak to Five in Overtime Against UTSA

North Texas 58 (11-14 8-6) UTSA 55 (11-14 7-7) Final/OT Starters Terra Ellison Tyara Warren Kelsey Criner Candice Adams Terriell Bradley Player of the Game honors goes to Candice Adams who has ice running through her veins after making a game extending, buzzer beating 3-pointer that tied up the game at 51 after 40 minutes of action. She was 4 of 10 (40%) from both the floor and from behind the 3-point line while collecting 2 defensive rebounds. She also added a steal to her stat line on 40 minutes of action. Below is a video of her making the game saving 3-pointer: https://twitter.com/MeanGreenWBB/status/833135933075636224 Also in double digits for the Mean

MBB North Texas Falls in Overtime to UTEP Miners

UTEP versus North Texas

UTEP 77 (10-15 8-5) North Texas 71 (7-18 1-12) Final/OT Starters Derail Green Shane Temara Ryan Woolridge A.J. Lawson J-Mychal Reese It's a bit of a tough decision but Player of the Game honors will go to Redshirt Freshman Ryan Woolridge who was an assist away from a Triple-Double. He did manage to pick up his first career Double-Double with 15 points and 11 total rebounds. He was 6 of 8 (75%) from the floor, made his one three-point attempt, and was 2 of 4 (50%) from the free throw line. He picked up 2 offensive and 9 defensive rebounds, 9 assists, a block, and 3 steals. Also in double

WBB North Texas Gets Fourth Straight Win on UTEP’s Late Mistakes

North Texas 76 (10-14 7-6) UTEP 69 (6-19 3-10) Starters Terra Ellison Tyara Warren Kelsey Criner Candice Adams Terriell Bradley Redshirt Sophomore Terriell Bradley posted yet another double digit scoring effort while leading the team in rebounds allowing her to pick up yet another Player of the Game honors. She shot 4 of 6 (66.7%) from the floor and 10 of 13 (76.9%) from the charity stripe giving her 18 on the night. She brought in 7 rebounds (1 offensive; 6 defensive), 3 assists, and a steal. Also in double digits for the Mean Green was Terra Ellison (14) and Tyara Warren (12). Noteworthy: This game was brought to you by