N. Texas, WKU meet in CUSA quarters
No. 10 seed North Texas (21-11, 9-10) vs. No. 2 seed Western Kentucky (18-13, 11-7)
Conference USA Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Ford Center at The Star, Frisco, Texas; Thursday, 8:30...
N. Texas meets FIU in CUSA tourney
No. 10 seed North Texas (20-11, 8-10) vs. No. 7 seed Florida International (19-12, 10-8)
Conference USA Conference Tourney First Round, Ford Center at The Star, Frisco, Texas; Wednesday,...
Beard Jr. scores 24 to lead FIU over North Texas 73-58
MIAMI (AP) — Brian Beard Jr. had 24 points as Florida International defeated North Texas 73-58 on Saturday night.
Devon Andrews had 14 points and five assists for Florida International...
Burks carries Marshall past North Texas 85-82
DENTON, Texas (AP) — C.J. Burks scored 21 points as Marshall beat North Texas 85-82 on Sunday.
Jon Elmore added 20 points for the Thundering Herd. Elmore also had six rebounds for the...
Maitre scores 15 to lead FAU over North Texas 60-54
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Richardson Maitre registered 15 points as Florida Atlantic topped North Texas 60-54 on Thursday night.
Karlis Silins had 12 points and three blocks for Florida Atlantic...
La. Tech seeks revenge on N. Texas
North Texas (20-7, 8-6) vs. Louisiana Tech (17-10, 7-7)
Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston, Louisiana; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: North Texas goes for the season sweep over...
Bassey leads W. Kentucky past North Texas 62-59
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Charles Bassey had 18 points and four blocks as W. Kentucky held off North Texas 62-59 on Saturday.
Taveion Hollingsworth had 14 points and seven rebounds for W. Kentucky (15-10, 8-4 Conference USA), which earned its fourth straight victory. Lamonte Bearden added 10 points and six assists. Tolu Smith had eight rebounds for the road team.
North Texas totaled 15 points in the first half, a season low for the team.
North Texas earns 20th win, wallops Marshall, 78-51
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Roosevelt Smart and Umoja Gibson combined to score 39 points as North Texas ran away from Marshall in the second half to post its 20th win of the season, a 78-51 victory on Thursday night.
The victory keeps the Mean Green a half-game back of Conference USA leader Old Dominion, which knocked off UAB, 70-59 on Thursday, with three games remaining in the regular season.
North Texas defeats Charlotte 73-66, stays in thick of CUSA
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ryan Woolridge stole the ball and flew for a fast-break layup to spark a 6-2 finish and North Texas turned back Charlotte 73-66 Saturday.
Umoja Gibson and Roosevelt Smart led North Texas with 19 points apiece, Gibson draining five 3-pointers and Smart three. Woolridge scored nine points and had a game-high seven assists.
Old Dominion cruises past North Texas 72-61
NORFOLF, Va. (AP) — Justice Kithcart had 13 points as Old Dominion topped North Texas 72-61 on Thursday night.
B.J. Stith had 12 points for Old Dominion (17-6, 7-3 Conference USA), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Kalu Ezikpe added 12 points and Xavier Green had 11.
Michael Miller had 17 points for the Mean Green (18-4, 6-3). Ryan Woolridge added 17 points and seven assists. Umoja Gibson had 14 points.
Bryant, UAB snap North Texas’ 14-game home win streak, 52-49
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Zack Bryant scored 17 points, Makhtar Gueye added nine points and a career-high tying 13 rebounds, and UAB beat North Texas 52-49 Thursday night to snap the Mean Green's 14-game home win streak.
Bryant had five points in a 13-2 run that was capped by Jalen's Perry's 3-pointer with 30 seconds left and gave UAB (13-7, 5-2 Conference USA) a 52-46 lead. Umoja Gibson's 3 with two seconds remaining closed out the scoring.
Miller, North Texas beat Southern Miss 65-62
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Michael Miller had 10 points, including the go-ahead layup with 15 seconds left, and eight rebounds to help North Texas beat Southern Miss 65-62 on Saturday night.
The Mean Green (15-1, 3-0 Conference USA), whose only loss came at Oklahoma, have won seven in a row and are off to the best start in program history.
Woolridge paces North Texas to 103-87 win in C-USA opener
HOUSTON (AP) — Ryan Woolridge scored 24 points, leading four into double figures and North Texas walloped Rice 103-87 on Saturday to open Conference USA play in emphatic fashion.
North Texas wins 8th straight, beats Saint Peter’s 75-66
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Umoja Gibson scored 16 points to lead four players in double figures as North Texas held on to beat Saint Peter's 75-66 in the Wolfpack Classic campus game on Saturday to go 8-0 for the first time in almost a century.
The Mean Green last started the season 8-0 in 1921 and can set a program record if they get the win at Oklahoma on Tuesday.
North Texas tops Maine 74-63 in OT on Simmons’ career night
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Zachary Simmons scored a career-high 24 points on 10-of-14 shooting, Ryan Woolridge added 12 points with five assists, and undefeated North Texas beat Maine 74-63 in overtime at the Wolfpack Classic on Tuesday night to win its seventh straight.
North Texas dominates 2nd half to roll to sixth straight win
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Zachary Simmons, Umoja Gibson and Jorden Duffy combined for 40 points as North Texas dominated the second half to remain undefeated, thumping Maryland-Eastern Shore 68-34 on Saturday.
Simmons finished with 17 points, seven rebounds and one blocked shot. Gibson added 12 points and Duffy had 11 with five rebounds. Jahmiah Simmons chipped in eight points with eight boards for North Texas (6-0).
Gibson scores 22, North Texas tops Texas A&M Commerce 102-53
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Umoja Gibson scored 22 points — making six from 3-point distance as North Texas tied a program record for 3s on the way to a 102-53 victory over Division II Texas A&M Commerce Wednesday night.
The Mean Green is off to a 5-0 start this season, shooting 56 percent from the floor (19-34) with 19 3-pointers — tying the 22-year-old program record for 3s in a game. Jorden Duffy added 19 points, Michael Miller a season-high 18 and Ryan Woodridge 14.
Gibson guides North Texas past Humboldt State 93-48
HONOLULU (AP) — Freshman guard Umoja Gibson poured in 27 points, hitting all six of his 3-point attempts along the way, and North Texas breezed to a 93-48 victory over Division II-member Humboldt State in the Rainbow Classic on Friday night.
Gibson returns to lead North Texas past Angelo State 89-55
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Redshirt freshman Umoja Gibson scored 32 points on 10-of-14 shooting, returning to the court nearly a year after breaking his leg in a game against Nebraska, and North Texas drilled Division II-member Angelo State 89-55 on Tuesday night.