Old Dominion spoils Fine performance, tops North Texas 34-31
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Lala Davis scored from a yard out with 15 seconds left in the game as Old Dominion came from 28 points down in the first half to pull out a 34-31 victory over North Texas in a Conference USA contest Saturday afternoon.
North Texas scored the first four touchdowns, two on runs by DeAndre Torrey, including a 37-yard dash in the first quarter that made it 14-0.
Fine, Torrey lead North Texas past Rice 41-17
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Mason Fine passed for 333 yards and two touchdowns and DeAndre Torrey ran for 130 yards and scored four times as North Texas rolled to a 41-17 victory over Rice in a Conference USA West Division matchup on Saturday.
La Tech blocks FG, beats previously unbeaten N. Texas 29-27
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Amik Robertson blocked a 46-yard field goal attempt with 33 seconds left to help Louisiana Tech beat previously unbeaten North Texas, 29-27, in a Conference USA opener on Saturday night.
Fine leads North Texas in a 58-16 rout of Incarnate Word
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Mason Fine threw for more than 400 yards and four touchdowns, three of them to Rico Bussey Jr. as North Texas routed Incarnate Word, 58-16 on Saturday night.
North Texas is now 2-0 for the first time since 1994, its last season as a Division I-AA program.
The Mean Green held a 10-6 lead after one quarter, then scored 31 unanswered points in the second to lead 41-6 at intermission.
Smith rushes for career-high 178 in North Texas’ 30-14 win
HOUSTON (AP) — Nic Smith rushed for a career-high 178 yards and a score and North Texas warmed up for the Conference USA championship game with a 30-14 victory over Rice on Saturday.
The Mean Green (9-3, 7-1) will go after their first C-USA championship when its plays at Florida Atlantic next Saturday after losing at FAU 69-31 in a regular-season meeting on Oct. 21.
Mason Fine passed for 195 yards and a touchdown, setting a North Texas single-season record with 27 TD passes.
Fine tosses 4 TDs, North Texas cruises past UTEP 45-10
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Mason Fine threw for a career-high four touchdowns as North Texas rolled over UTEP 45-10 on Saturday to clinch the Conference USA West title and keep the Miners winless on the season.
North Texas (7-3, 6-1) will play in the conference championship game on Dec. 2.
North Texas slips past Louisiana Tech 24-23
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Jeffery Wilson ran for 165 yards and two touchdowns, including a 14-yard burst for the go-ahead score with 6:04 remaining, and North Texas pulled out a 24-23 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday.
DENTON — For the second straight week, UTSA started slow. For the second straight week, the Roadrunners were unable to overcome it.
Rico Bussey Jr. hauled in a 22-yard pass from Mason Fine with 10 seconds left, capping a furious comeback and lifting North Texas to a 29-26 victory in a key Conference USA game in front of 23,068 delirious fans at Apogee Stadium.
Fine throw to Bussey puts North Texas over UTSA 29-26
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Mason Fine threw a 22-yard touchdown to Rico Bussey Jr. in the final seconds of the game to put North Texas up 29-26 over UTSA on Saturday night.
The Mean Green (4-3, 3-0 Conference USA) trailed 26-22 late after UTSA took the lead on a 46-yard scoring strike by Dalton Sturm. With just over a minute to play, Fine orchestrated a 98-yard drive capped by the winning throw to Bussey with 10 seconds remaining.