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Atterberry Nominated For The Ray Guy Award

DENTON, Texas - North Texas punter Will Atterberry was one of 54 nominees for the 2011 Ray Guy Award, which is given annually to the nation's top collegiate punter.
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November 01, 2011  |  Discuss

College hoops roundup: Eastern Michigan wins opener

Derek Thompson scored 17 points as the Eagles won their season opener in Ypsilanti.
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November 11, 2011  |  Discuss

North Texas 81, St. Gregory's 52

Jordan Williams had 16 points and Chris Jones added 12 rebounds as North Texas opened its season with an 81-52 victory against St. Gregory's on Friday night. Oklahoma State transfer Roger Franklin, whose eligibility was approved by the NCAA on Thursday, scored four points in 15 minutes for the Mean Green. Kyler Patterson scored 11 points to lead St. Gregory's, a NAIA school...
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November 11, 2011  |  Discuss

North Texas 38, Troy 33

Derek Thompson threw for 331 yards and two touchdowns and North Texas defeated Troy 38-33 on Saturday. Down three points early in the fourth quarter, Thompson threw a 46-yard touchdown to Chris Bynes. The Mean Green then recovered a Corey Robinson fumble at the 6-yard line, and James Hamilton's 6-yard touchdown run put them up 38-27. Hamilton, who took over after Lance Dunbar...
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November 12, 2011  |  Discuss

IPFW 85, Judson (Ill.) 59

Trey McCorkle's double-double of 17 points and 10 rebounds sparked IPFW past Judson 85-59 on Monday night. Frank Gaines and Mario Hines scored 16 points each, and Jason Smeathers added 10 for the Mastodons (2-1). In dropping their seventh straight game, the NAIA Eagles (1-7) got 14 points from Adam Hodge, 12 from Landon Skinner and 11 from Josh Edwards. Judson got off to an...
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November 21, 2011  |  Discuss

McCorkle leads IPFW to 85-59 victory over Judson

Trey McCorkle's double-double of 17 points and 10 rebounds sparked IPFW past Judson 85-59 on Monday night. Frank Gaines and Mario Hines scored 16 points each, and Jason Smeathers added 10 for the Mastodons (2-1). In dropping their seventh straight game, the NAIA Eagles (1-7) got 14 points from Adam Hodge, 12 from Landon Skinner and 11 from Josh Edwards. Judson got off to an...
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November 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Texas 73, North Texas 57

Myck Kabongo scored 16 points to lead Texas over North Texas 73-57 Tuesday night. Kabongo also had seven assists. Jonathan Holmes added 12 points and Julien Lewis scored 11 for the Longhorns (4-2). Alzee Williams led North Texas (1-4) with a career-high 17 points. North Texas was playing in its fourth straight road game. The Mean Green won't return to the North Texas Coliseum...
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November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Texas defeats North Texas 73-57

AUSTIN (AP) -- Myck Kabongo scored 16 points to lead Texas over North Texas 73-57 Tuesday night. Kabongo also had seven assists. Jonathan Holmes added 12 points and Julien Lewis scored 11 for the Longhorns (4-2). Alzee Williams led North Texas (1-4) with a career-high 17 points. North Texas was playing in its fourth straight road game. The Mean Green won't return to the North...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Kabongo scores 16, Texas defeats North Texas

AUSTIN (AP) -- Myck Kabongo scored 16 points to lead Texas over North Texas 73-57 Tuesday night. Kabongo also had seven assists. Jonathan Holmes added 12 points and Julien Lewis scored 11 for the Longhorns (4-2). Alzee Williams led North Texas (1-4) with a career-high 17 points. North Texas was playing in its fourth straight road game. The Mean Green won't return to the North...
Via Fox Sports Houston
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

North Texas 92, La Sierra 45

Brandan Walton scored 14 points as North Texas rolled over La Sierra 92-45 on Friday in the first round of the Centennial Classic at Loyola Marymount. In a return to his hometown, Walton hit 5-for-8, including two 3-pointers. Alzee Williams added 13 points, including four free throws to extend his season streak to 18-for-18. Jordan Williams scored 11 and Roger Franklin 10 as the...
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December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Dunbar Sets All-Time Rushing Record In Win

DENTON, Texas (12/3/11) - Lance Dunbar became the all-time leading rusher and set a single-game rushing record at North Texas with 313 yards in a 59-7 win against Middle Tennessee on Saturday afternoon at Apogee Stadium.
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December 03, 2011  |  Discuss

North Texas 59, Middle Tennessee 7

Lance Dunbar became the all-time leading rusher and set a single-game rushing record at North Texas with 313 yards as the Mean Green closed out their season with a 59-7 victory over Middle Tennessee. Dunbar, a senior, finished with 4,224 yards to surpass Patrick Cobbs (4,050 yards from 2001-2005). He had rushing touchdowns of 1, 26, 5 and 14 yards on Saturday while carrying the...
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December 03, 2011  |  Discuss

Dunbar sets records in 59-7 North Texas win

Lance Dunbar became the all-time leading rusher and set a single-game rushing record at North Texas on Saturday.
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December 03, 2011  |  Discuss

North Texas defeats Jackson State 69-55

Chris Jones scored 17 points and Tony Mitchell added 14 points and 10 rebounds in his college debut Sunday as North Texas defeated Jackson State 69-55. Jones was 5 for 6 on 3-point attempts while the highly-touted Mitchell also made his presence felt in 20 minutes off the bench. Mitchell originally signed with Missouri out of high school in 2010 but was ruled academically ineligible...
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December 18, 2011  |  Discuss

North Texas 69, Jackson St. 55

Chris Jones scored 17 points and Tony Mitchell added 14 points and 10 rebounds in his college debut Sunday as North Texas defeated Jackson State 69-55. Jones was 5 for 6 on 3-point attempts while the highly-touted Mitchell also made his presence felt in 20 minutes off the bench. Mitchell originally signed with Missouri out of high school in 2010 but was ruled academically ineligible...
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December 18, 2011  |  Discuss

North Texas 82, Grambling St. 40

Chris Jones scored 20 points, leading five North Texas players in double figures, and the Mean Green cruised to an 82-40 victory Tuesday night over winless Grambling State. Jordan Williams had 15 points, Roger Franklin scored 14, Brandan Walton had 11 points and Tony Mitchell had 10 points and eight rebounds for North Texas (6-5). The hosts shot 49 percent and outscored the Tigers...
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December 20, 2011  |  Discuss

North Texas 78, South Alabama 73

Freshman Tony Mitchell recorded a career-high 34 points and 16 rebounds to lead North Texas past South Alabama 78-73 in overtime on Thursday night. Mitchell shot 78.5 percent (11 of 14) from the field, 81.1 percent (9 of 11) from the free throw line and knocked down all three of his 3-point attempts. South Alabama (8-5, 0-2 Sun Belt Conference) led 65-63 with 19 seconds remaining...
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January 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Mitchell Scores 21 In Home Win Against WKU

DENTON, Texas (1/12/12) - Tony Mitchell scored 21 and Roger Franklin poured in a career-high 20 points to lead the North Texas men's basketball team to an 84-67 victory against Western Kentucky on Thursday night at the Super Pit.
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January 12, 2012  |  Discuss

North Texas 84, W. Kentucky 67

Tony Mitchell scored 21 points and Roger Franklin added 20 as North Texas downed Western Kentucky 84-67 Thursday night. North Texas' (10-8) four-point lead at the 16:39 mark of the second half ballooned to a 14-point advantage following a 10-0 run, punctuated by two Tony Mitchell dunks and 0 for 6 shooting by Western Kentucky (5-13) during that span. The Hilltoppers would get...
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January 12, 2012  |  Discuss

North Texas 68, Louisiana-Monroe 55

Roger Franklin scored 16 points and had a career-high 15 rebounds to help North Texas defeat Louisiana-Monroe 68-55 on Saturday. The Mean Green (11-8, 4-2 Sun Belt Conference) opened up with a 19-2 lead in the game's first 9 minutes thanks to their long-range shooting. Tony Mitchell and Brandon Walton made the game's opening 3-pointers, and went on to combine for all eight...
Via Fox Sports
January 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Hall, NT Dominate Huston-Tillotson 98-51

Senior Tyler Hall and the North Texas men's basketball team downed the Huston- lt;br />Tillotson Rams 98-51 in the Mean Green's final exhibition of the 2011-12 season lt;br />Wednesday afternoon at the Super Pit.
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January 18, 2012  |  Discuss

North Texas 75, Denver 74

Alzee Williams' tip-in at the overtime buzzer gave North Texas a 75-74 win over Denver on Saturday night. It was only Williams' second basket of the game; he played a career-high 42 minutes. Tony Mitchell scored 30 points and pulled down a career-high 17 rebounds, and Roger Franklin added 18 points and 10 boards for the Mean Green (12-8, 5-2 Sun Belt), who got their fifth...
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January 21, 2012  |  Discuss

North Texas 76, Arkansas St. 64

Tony Mitchell had 21 points, 15 rebounds and a career-high six blocked shots to lead North Texas to a 76-64 win over Arkansas State on Saturday. Brandan Walton scored a career-high 19 points and Roger Franklin had 10 points for the Mean Green (13-9, 6-3 Sun Belt), which jumped to a 9-2 lead and never trailed. North Texas shot 50 percent from the field overall and made 54 percent...
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January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee 68, North Texas 66

Marcos Knight had 19 points and seven rebounds as Middle Tennessee State defeated North Texas 68-66 on Thursday night. LaRon Dendy scored 12 points and had back-to-back blocks with 37 seconds remaining as the Blue Raiders (21-3, 10-0 Sun Belt) nursed a two-point lead. The Mean Green (13-10, 6-4) missed two shots in the final 10 seconds, and Kerry Hammond hit two free throws to...
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February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

North Texas 68, FIU 61

Tony Mitchell scored 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as North Texas beat Florida International 68-61 on Thursday night for their third straight victory over the Panthers. North Texas (14-10, 7-4 Sun Belt Conference) held a 47-46 lead after FIU's Phil Taylor converted two free throws with 8:08 left to play. But North Texas rattled off 11 straight points to go ahead 58-46 with...
Via Fox Sports
February 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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