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Campbell leads Southern Miss past North Texas, 76-53

DENTON, Texas (AP) Quinton Campbell put up 24 points and pulled down 13 rebounds as Southern Miss completed a season sweep of North Texas with a 76-53 Conference USA victory Saturday afternoon. With one game remaining, the regular-season finale at Louisiana Tech, Southern Miss has clinched a spot in the 12-team Conference USA tournament, which begins March 8, as the No. 12 seed...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Temara scores career-high 19 points; North Texas beats UTSA

DENTON, Texas (AP) Shane Temara scored a career-high 19 points, J-Mychal Reese added another 19 points, and North Texas beat Texas-San Antonio 83-73 on Saturday. North Texas (8-18, 2-12 Conference USA) has won two of its last four games since snapping an 11-game losing streak. UTSA (11-16, 6-8) has lost three straight. The Mean Green shot 54 percent (28 of 52) from the field...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Thomas, Artis help UTEP top North Texas 77-71 in overtime

DENTON, Texas (AP) Paul Thomas scored a career-high 23 points and Dominic Artis scored 10 of his 19 points in overtime as UTEP fended off North Texas 77-71 on Thursday night. Thomas was fouled after he rebounded an Artis missed 3-pointer with 1:22 left in regulation and made both free throws to send the game to overtime at 65-65 as each team missed shots down the stretch. Thomas...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Stephen's career night helps FIU topple North Texas 90-71

MIAMI (AP) Elmo Stephen scored a career-high 34 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Florida International over North Texas 90-71 on Saturday night. Stephen was 12 of 18 from the floor, made five 3-pointers and has scored in double figures in nine of his last 12 games. Donte McGill added 17 points and Cameron Smith had 14 for FIU (6-19, 2-10 Conference USA), which shot 51 percent...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2017  |  Discuss

North Texas gets first Conference USA win, tops FAU 70-64

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) J-Mychal Reese scored 21 points and North Texas built an 11-point lead in the first half, then held off a Florida Atlantic comeback for a 70-64 victory and its first Conference USA win of the season Thursday night. A.J. Lawson grabbed an offensive rebound and knocked down a jumper to give the Mean Green a 25-24 lead at intermission. Jeantal Cylla scored...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Evans, Jackson combine for 35; Rice beats North Texas, 95-80

DENTON, Texas (AP) Marcus Evans and Marcus Jackson combined to score 35 points as Rice built an 11-point lead in the first half and cruised to a 95-80 win at North Texas on Saturday. The Owls won their second straight Conference USA game by limiting North Texas to 39.7 percent shooting from the field and holding a commanding edge on the glass, outrebounding the Mean Green 46-34...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2017  |  Discuss

ODU extends N. Texas' skid to 10 with 73-67 victory

DENTON, Texas (AP) Ahmad Caver and Zoran Talley each scored 18 points, and Old Dominion handed North Texas its 10th straight defeat beating the Mean Green 73-67 on Saturday. Rickey Brice Jr.'s layup trimmed the Old Dominion (13-8, 6-3 Conference USA) lead to 63-62 with 2:40 to play. Talley then made a jumper before Brice added two more free throws, but North Texas (6-15, 0-9)...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Davis scores 19, Charlotte beats North Texas 82-81

DENTON, Texas (AP) Jon Davis had 19 points and Charlotte rallied from a 14-point halftime deficit to beat North Texas 82-81 on Thursday night. The 49ers (10-9, 4-4 Conference USA) had six players score in double figures and made 17 of 18 free throws in the second half, including all 13 in the final 3:10 when they rallied to take the lead. Davis' 3-point play at the 3:10 mark...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Campbell scores career-high 26 in Southern Miss victory

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Quinton Campbell scored a career-high 26 points and Southern Miss defeated North Texas 75-65 on Thursday night. Michael Ramey added 11 points for the Golden Eagles (6-12, 3-3 Conference USA), who had one less field goal and three fewer 3-pointers than the Mean Green but were 25 of 35 from the free-throw line to 10 of 24 for North Texas. Derail Green scored...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

North Texas QB Alec Morris receives death threat after bowl game loss

North Texas quarterback Alec Morris was at the helm for the Mean Green’s 38-31 overtime loss to Army in the Heart of Dallas Bowl on Tuesday. Following the game, Morris, who transferred to North Texas from Alabama prior to the season, took to Twitter to share a disturbing message he received on Facebook following the team’s loss. The message Morris shared includes a death threat...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 27, 2016

North Texas RB puked so hard before a play that his QB missed the snap

Even in the lowest and most seemingly uninteresting bowl games, something wild and wacky happens. Monday’s Quick Lane Bowl was an exercise in football follies, and on Tuesday in the Heart of Dallas Bowl, a North Texas player couldn’t contain his nerves for playing in such a grand occasion. UNT RB Jeffrey Wilson scored two first half TDs for his team against Army, but that wasn’t...
Via The Comeback
December 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Army rushes past North Texas in OT at Heart of Dallas Bowl

DALLAS (AP) Jordan Asberry ran for a 3-yard touchdown on fourth down in overtime, sending Army past North Texas 38-31 on Tuesday in a rematch at the Heart of Dallas Bowl. Asberry's score was the sixth rushing touchdown in the game for the Black Knights (8-5) and 46th of the season. That broke the school record held by the 1945 national championship that had two Heisman Trophy winners...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: North Texas RB Jeffrey Wilson throws up on consecutive plays

Anyone who’s ever had to throw up knows one thing — it waits for nothing. You could be in a crowded elevator or airplane. You could be in a romantic situation. As North Texas running back Jeffrey Wilson found out, vomit won’t even wait for you to get off of the football field. Wilson threw up not once, but twice, on consecutive plays. The first came well before the snap. There’s...
Via Sportsnaut
December 27, 2016  |  Discuss

North Texas RB Jeffrey Wilson pukes on field, makes QB botch snap (Video)

North Texas running back Jeffrey Wilson was not feeling well during his team’s bowl game against Army on Tuesday, and he even lost his lunch at one point. We’ve seen players throw up on the field before, but can you ever remember it resulting in a botched snap? On a play near the end of the first half, North Texas quarterback Alec Morris was in the shotgun with Wilson to his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: North Texas RB pukes all over field during Heart of Dallas Bowl

Sometimes you just have to let it go. For North Texas running back Jeffrey Wilson, that meant projectile vomiting all over the field at the Cotton Bowl during the Heart of Dallas Bowl. Not only did Wilson puke once, he had to lose his lunch a second time before everything was back in order. After puking the first time late in the second quarter, North Texas quarterback Alec Morris...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 27, 2016

Five reasons to watch the Heart of Dallas Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main event around New Year's. If you were to think of Texas, hippies are probably...
Via Yardbarker
December 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Army and North Texas in rare bowl rematch at Heart of Dallas

DALLAS (AP) Army had already accepted an invitation to play in the Heart of Dallas Bowl before its biggest victory. Now after beating archrival Navy for the first time in 15 years, the Black Knights (7-5) have a chance to avenge a turnover-plagued loss from two months ago. Army plays North Texas on Tuesday in the only bowl game that is a regular-season rematch. ''We didn't play...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2016  |  Discuss

North Texas beats cold-shooting Delaware State 76-40

DENTON, Texas (AP) Jeremy Combs had 16 points and nine rebounds and North Texas beat Delaware State 73-40 on Thursday night. Delaware State made 12 of 53 shots (22.6 percent) and the Mean Green (5-4) had all the points they would need with 15:11 left when Combs' pair of free throws made it 42-23. That was part of a 20-3 run to start the second half that ended at 52-24 with 9:30...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2016  |  Discuss

North Texas beats NAIA-member Texas College 73-45

DENTON, Texas (AP) Deckie Johnson scored 19 points, Rickey Brice Jr. had 15 points and 10 rebounds, and North Texas beat NAIA-member Texas College 73-45 on Wednesday. Brice, a sophomore, had his second double-double of his career. Texas College had a one-point lead midway through the first half but the Mean Green scored the next seven, including Johnson's 3-pointer, and the Steers...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Late 3 helps North Texas edge Hartford 81-78

DENTON, Texas (AP) Derail Green made a 3-pointer with 19 seconds left to help North Texas edge Hartford 81-78 in the Scarlet Knight Showcase on Sunday. Green's jumper made it 80-76. On the next possession, Hartford's Jalen Ross missed a 3, but John Carroll grabbed the board, scored, and was fouled. But Carroll missed the potential game-tying free throw. UNT's J-Mychal Reese came...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Jones runs for 4 TDs in UTEP's 52-24 win over North Texas

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Aaron Jones ran for 301 yards and four touchdowns - both career highs - and UTEP knocked North Texas out of bowl eligibility with a 52-24 victory on Saturday night. Jones scored on an 83-yard run and a 48-yarder in the first half. He added a 58-yard score in the third quarter and bullied into the end zone from the 3-yard line in the fourth quarter. Ryan Metz...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Reese scores 20 points, leads North Texas over Niagara 80-71

DENTON, Texas (AP) J-Mychal Reese scored 20 points to lead North Texas over Niagara 80-71 on Friday night. Reese made two 3-pointers and was 8 of 8 from the free-throw line. Deckie Johnson and A.J. Lawson added 15 points apiece for North Texas (2-3), which snapped a three-game skid. Kahlil Dukes scored 23 points, including 5-of-6 shooting from 3-point range for Niagara (1-5)...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Rutgers beats North Texas for first 5-0 start since 2000-01

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Deshawn Freeman had 13 points and a career-high 15 rebounds as Rutgers defeated North Texas 66-53 in the Scarlet Knight Showcase on Wednesday night. Nigel Johnson and Mike Williams had 10 points each for the Scarlet Knights, who are 5-0 for the first time since 2000-01. It was Freeman's third double-double of the season. Shane Temara had a career-high 16...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2016  |  Discuss

North Texas survives Southern Miss comeback bid

DENTON, Texas (AP) Turner Smiley had seven receptions for 167 yards and two touchdowns and North Texas prevented Southern Mississippi from becoming bowl eligible with a 29-23 win on Saturday night. Willy Ivery ran for 111 yards on 18 carries with a touchdown, and Alec Morris added 267 yards passing with two scores for North Texas (5-6, 3-4 Conference USA). Ito Smith ran for 113...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas Tech cruises in rout of North Texas

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Zach Smith finished with 11 points and 11 rebounds and Texas Tech took advantage of points off turnovers to get past North Texas 70-43 on Tuesday night.Aaron Ross had 13 points and graduate transfer Anthony Livingston added nine points and seven rebounds for Texas Tech (2-0). The Red Raiders outscored North Texas 24-2 in points off turnovers -- North Texas...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2016  |  Discuss
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