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Tall task ahead of Mean Green basketball as C-USA tourney looms

There have been times during Tony Benford’s second season as coach of North Texas when it looked like the Mean Green was about to break through. UNT hammered Texas A&M by 20 on New Year’s Eve and strung four straight Conference USA wins in February. Each high has been followed by a low in an inconsistent season for UNT, which is down to its last shot to make its first season...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Buzzer-beater lifts North Texas past FIU 65-63

Chris Jones scored a layup at the buzzer as North Texas held on to defeat Florida International 65-63 Thursday night. Jones hit a jumper to give North Texas a 13-point lead, 56-43 with 8:09 remaining. The Mean Green then led the entire second half until FIU used a 20-7 run to tie it at 63 with 20 seconds to play before Jones scored as time expired. Jordan Williams had 16 points...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

N. Texas holds on for 53-51 win over E. Carolina

Jordan Williams blocked a game-winning shot attempt with 6 seconds left as North Texas survived a late surge to slip past East Carolina 53-51 Saturday night. North Texas was ahead 50-38 midway of the final period, when East Carolina closed off the Eagles, limiting them to just three points in the final 9 minutes. Caleb White, who had 17 points, hit two consecutive 3-pointers and...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

North Texas shocks Texas A&M 61-41

North Texas coach Tony Benford said he uses the zone defense sparingly. That might change following his team's stellar defensive effort against Texas A&M on Tuesday night. The Mean Green stunned the Aggies 61-41. Maurice Aniefiok led the way with 16 points and Alzee Williams added 14. ''We did a great job executing our scouting report, keeping them out of the paint...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

North Texas tops NAIA Wayland Baptist 81-77

Alzee Williams scored 24 points and Colin Voss added a career-high 18 and grabbed 10 rebounds as North Texas topped NAIA Wayland Baptist 81-77 on Saturday. North Texas (7-5) trailed 33-25 with 5-1/2 minutes left in the first half but closed with 10 straight points for the halftime advantage. After briefly leading in the first minute of the second, Wayland Baptist trailed the rest...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Alzee Williams and Jordan Williams lead North Texas over SE Louisiana 75-61

Alzee Williams scored 18 points and Jordan Williams added 15 more along with 10 rebounds as North Texas defeated Southeastern Louisiana 75-61 on Saturday night. Chris Jones contributed 14 points and Keith Coleman 10 for the Mean Green (5-3). Onochie Ochie led the Lions (3-3) with 15 points with JaMichael Hawkins adding 14 and Devonte Upson 12. North Texas took a 41-27 lead at...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

North Texas beats Incarnate Word 84-67

Jordan Williams came off the bench to score 19 points as North Texas beat Incarnate Word 84-67 Tuesday night. Williams was 7 of 14 from the field and sank 4 of 6 free throws. He also shone on defense with 8 rebounds and a pair of blocks. Brandon Walton had 16 points and Alzee Williams had 14 for the Mean Green (4-3). The scoring leader for the Cardinals (5-1) was Mitchell Badillo...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

North Texas tops Nicholls State 92-78

Maurice Aniefiok scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and North Texas came from behind to beat Nicholls State 92-78 Thursday night. Trailing in the second half after coming back to take a 38-36 halftime lead, Keith Coleman tied the game at 60 with a layup. Jordan Williams then hit a 3-pointer, sparking a 22-8 run in the game's final five minutes for North Texas (3-1). North...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

North Texas tops Nicholls State 92-78

Maurice Aniefiok scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and North Texas came from behind to beat Nicholls State 92-78 Thursday night. Trailing in the second half after coming back to take a 38-36 halftime lead, Keith Coleman tied the game at 60 with a layup. Jordan Williams then hit a 3-pointer, sparking a 22-8 run in the game's final five minutes for North Texas (3-1). North...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

North Texas tops Nicholls State 92-78

Maurice Aniefiok scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and North Texas came from behind to beat Nicholls State 92-78 Thursday night. Trailing in the second half after coming back to take a 38-36 halftime lead, Keith Coleman tied the game at 60 with a layup. Jordan Williams then hit a 3-pointer, sparking a 22-8 run in the game's final five minutes for North Texas (3-1). North...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

North Texas 74, Arkansas St. 50

Alzee Williams scored 19 points on Thursday night and North Texas rolled to a 74-50 victory over Arkansas State. North Texas (12-19, 7-13 Sun Belt) also got 16 points and three steals from Jordan Williams, 12 points and three steals from Roger Franklin and 10 points, 13 rebounds and three blocked shots from Tony Mitchell. Arkansas State (18-10, 12-7) got 18 points from Marcus Hooten...
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February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

North Texas 77, FIU 67

Roger Franklin scored 21 points, Jordan Williams and Alzee Williams added 15 apiece, and North Texas snapped a five-game losing streak with a record-setting 77-67 victory over FIU on Saturday night. The Mean Green (9-17, 4-11 Sun Belt) shot 75 percent (24 of 32) from the floor, the best field-goal shooting percentage in school history. The previous best, 67.4 percent, came against...
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February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

W. Kentucky 70, North Texas 59

Jamal Crook and George Fant led a balanced scoring effort with 14 points apiece to lead Western Kentucky past North Texas 70-59 on Thursday night. Western Kentucky (13-11, 7-6 Sun Belt) went on a 16-6 run over the final 4 minutes to break open a tight contest. Fant also had eight rebounds and three blocked shots. Brandon Harris scored 10 points, including three 3-pointers. North...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

North Texas 66, South Alabama 56

Tony Mitchell and P.J. Hardwick had 14 points each to lead a balanced North Texas attack in a 66-56 victory against South Alabama on Saturday night. The Mean Green (7-11, 2-5 Sun Belt) never trailed and had all five starters score in double figures, with Jordan Williams adding 13 points, Alzee Williams 11 and Roger Franklin 10. Mitchell had 11 rebounds and four blocked shots. Augustine...
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January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

North Texas defeats South Alabama 66-56

Tony Mitchell and P.J. Hardwick had 14 points each to lead a balanced North Texas attack in a 66-56 victory against South Alabama on Saturday night. The Mean Green (7-11, 2-5 Sun Belt) never trailed and had all five starters score in double figures, with Jordan Williams adding 13 points, Alzee Williams 11 and Roger Franklin 10. Mitchell had 11 rebounds and four blocked shots. Augustine...
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January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

UALR 67, North Texas 53

James White scored 16 points and Arkansas-Little Rock rallied in the second half to defeat North Texas 67-53 Thursday night. Josh Hagins added 11 points, eight assists and six steals for the Trojans (10-8, 4-3 Sun Belt), who shot 60 percent in the second half to overcome a seven-point deficit. Will Neighbour had nine points, 11 rebounds and three blocks. North Texas (6-11, 1-5...
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January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

North Texas 76, Troy 59

Tony Mitchell recorded the 15th double-double of his career Thursday night with 29 points and 15 rebounds to lead North Texas past Troy 76-59. Mitchell was 10 for 12 from the free-throw line and added four blocks to his stat sheet against Troy. North Texas (6-9, 1-3 Sun Belt) led 13-0 to begin the game before R.J. Scott finally put Troy on the scoreboard with a 3-pointer nearly...
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January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

North Texas 83, Jackson St. 65

Tony Mitchell had a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead North Texas to an 83-65 win over Jackson State, snapping a four-game losing streak. Christian Williams scored 24 points for Jackson State (0-5). Mitchell was 6 of 9 from the field, leading five players in double figures. Alzee Williams scored 14 points, and Roger Franklin had 13 and seven rebounds. Chris Jones...
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December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Texas-Arlington 72, North Texas 59

Karol Gruszecki scored 17 points and Jordan Reves added seven points and 13 rebounds to lead Texas-Arlington to a 72-59 victory against North Texas on Wednesday night. Greg Gainey had 11 points for the Mavericks (3-1). Alzee Williams scored 14 points and Tony Mitchell had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Mean Green (3-4), who shot just 31 percent (18 for 58) in the second half...
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

North Texas 78, Cameron 49

Chris Jones scored 16 points, helping North Texas dominate Division II opponent Cameron and roll to a 78-49 victory Friday night in the Mean Green's home opener. Jones, a sophomore, was 8 of 9 from the field and added seven assists and five rebounds. Jacob Holmen came off the bench to score 14 points and Alzee Williams had 12 for the Mean Green (2-2), who went on a 35-3 run...
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November 16, 2012  |  Discuss

North Texas 74, Lamar 59

Tony Mitchell had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and North Texas used a big second-half run to beat Lamar 74-59 on Tuesday night in a consolation game in the NIT Season Tip-Off. The Mean Green led just 45-41 with 14:49 remaining, but Mitchell's 3-pointer keyed a 12-0 run, and North Texas eventually pushed the lead to 70-48 before coasting the rest of the way. Alzee Williams added...
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

#32 North Texas Mean Green: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s third annual college basketball season preview series.  Two years we looked at 99 teams in 99 days.  Last year, we were slightly more aggressive and expanded to 111 teams in 111 days and will do so again as we look ahead to the 2012-2013 season. We will rank the 75 power conference teams and top 36 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order...
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November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

North Texas 76, Arkansas St. 72

Jacob Holman scored 21 points and made five 3-point shots to lead North Texas to a 76-72 over against Arkansas State in a Sun Belt tournament semifinal on Monday night. Alzee Williams added 12 points, Brandan Walton and Tony Mitchell 11 each and Roger Franklin 10 for the fifth-seeded Mean Green (18-13), who will play No. 3 seed Denver or No. 7 seed Western Kentucky in the championship...
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March 05, 2012  |  Discuss

North Texas 75, UALR 67

Alzee Williams scored 25 points and North Texas defeated Arkansas-Little Rock 75-67 in overtime Thursday night. Tony Mitchell had 13 points and 16 rebounds - his sixth double-double in seven games - for the Mean Green (16-12, 9-6), who clinched a bye in the Sun Belt Conference tournament. Brandan Walton scored 16 points for North Texas. D'Andre Williams led the Trojans (14...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

North Texas 86, Louisiana-Monroe 51

Tony Mitchell had 18 points, 15 rebounds and six blocks and Alzee Williams added 12 points as North Texas defeated Louisiana-Monroe 86-51 on Thursday night. Tyler Hall scored 11 points and Roger Franklin 10 as all 11 active players scored for the Mean Green (15-11, 8-5 Sun Belt). Fred Brown had 17 points and Marcelis Hansberry 10 for the Warhawks (2-24, 1-14), who lost their ninth...
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February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

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