North Texas Rumors & News

  • Keith Frazier's SMU career comes to end with transfer; UNT a likely landing spot

    Dallas Morning News "Keith Frazier's career at SMU officially ended Friday with his transfer. Frazier, a junior, is probably headed to North Texas, although he also is considering UT-Arlington and Texas State, a source said. He will be a midterm transfer, eligible in spring 2017. The former McDonald's..." January 18

  • Fifth-Year Forward Transferring from Notre Dame To North Texas

    Mean Green Sports "North Texas men's basketball head coach Tony Benford has announced the signing of fifth-year former Notre Dame forward Eric Katenda. Katenda will be eligible right away after graduating from Notre Dame in the spring and has one-year eligibility remaining. "We feel fortunate to have Eric..." August 15

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • J'Mychal Reese to transfer to North Texas

    Aggie Sports "Former Texas A&M point guard J'Mychal Reese has decided to transfer to North Texas and will start school July 7. Reese made an official visit Tuesday and announced his decision the next morning via twitter. "Also wanna thank UNT for this opportunity. God is good!!" the former Bryan all-state..." June 26

  • Texas riches extend to basketball courts

    USA Today "The state of Texas – including all of its more than 268,000 square miles – is still the home to $60 million high school football stadiums, Johnny Football and the NFL franchise that considers itself "America's Team." But as Arlington this week welcomes the men's basketball Final Four – the..." April 02

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

    Dallas Morning News "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..." March 11

  • UNT men beat Florida International, 65-63, on bucket at buzzer

    Dallas Morning News "In Miami, Chris Jones hit a runner in the lane at the buzzer to lift North Texas, 65-63. UNT (13-13, 4-8) had a 60-50 lead with 2:17 left before missing the front end of three consecutive 1-and-1 opportunities. Jordan Williams made one of two from the line with 34.8 seconds left to snap the..." February 21