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Late-night hoops rewind - UNT 62, Creighton 58

meangreenblog.dentonrc.com — Final: UNT 62, Creighton 58 Where UNT stands: The Mean Green improved to 6-4 after their biggest win of the season and arguably the last two years. Now what?: UNT will host Prairie View A&M on Tuesday in its final game before taking a few days off before Christmas.
Dec 21, 2014

MGB late-night hoops rewind: UNT pulls off huge 62-58 upset win over Creighton: tinyurl.com/kjbtuk5

UNT recruit tweets that he has backed off UNT commitment

meangreenblog.dentonrc.com — pic.twitter.com/pV8PGHgROY - Eli Howard (@EliHoward5) December 22, 2014 There is often more to these stories. There are two sides to it. UNT has backed away from some players who were on their board. Some recruits who were on the board have decided to look at other options.
Dec 21, 2014

MGB: UNT recruit Eli Howard (@EliHoward5) says he has backed off commitment to Mean Green: tinyurl.com/k4ul8ns

UNT-Creighton running blog

meangreenblog.dentonrc.com — UNT is about to tip off its game against Creighton here at the Super Pit in a rare Sunday game. We are here to do a little blogging along the way. The fans are starting to filter in. The big question is if Creighton fans will outnumber UNT fans.
Dec 21, 2014

MGB: Here's a link to our UNT-Creighton running blog from today's game at the Super Pit: meangreenblog.dentonrc.com/2014/12/unt-cr…

Sounds like UNT might be out of the running for Mike Rodrigez

meangreenblog.dentonrc.com — Earlier this year, we followed the story of Mike Rodriguez , a point guard out of Marshalltown (Iowa) Community College UNT was recruiting pretty heavily. Rodriguez has a good relationship with UNT assistant David Anwar. The guys at Gold and Green News, a website that covers Colorado State, had an update on Rodriguez today.
Dec 21, 2014

MGB: The stock of JUCO PG Mike Rodriguez (@Mikerodriguez11) who was involved with UNT at one point is on the rise: tinyurl.com/pn6gxq6

Some good news on the hoops front - UNT did well academically

meangreenblog.dentonrc.com — We are counting down the hours before UNT faces Creighton in a pretty big nonconference game. But before we get to that, I wanted to take time out to point out some good news that Tony Benford shared late this week. UNT did really well academically in the first semester.
Dec 21, 2014

MGB: Some good news on the UNT men's basketball front. The Mean Green did well academically in the first semester: tinyurl.com/q6thshb

Chalk talk - Creighton at UNT

meangreenblog.dentonrc.com — Creighton at UNT When: 1 p.m. Sunday Where: Super Pit Radio: KNTU-FM 88.1 Records: UNT 5-4, Creighton 9-3 Projected UNT starting lineup: PG: T.J. Taylor, 6-3 Sr. - 9.3 points, 4.0 rebounds a game, 16 assists, shooting 50 percent from the field.
Dec 20, 2014

MGB chalk talk: UNT will face Creighton on Sunday. Here's a preview with a Tony Benford video interview: tinyurl.com/q26syx7

UNT picks up commitment from Horn OL Elex Woodworth

meangreenblog.dentonrc.com — Horn OL Elex Woodworth has committed to North Texas. #UNT #MeanGreen http://t.co/Mz9iUeJPRT #TXHSFBSleeper @gabrieldbrooks @HornJagsRecruit - Greg Powers (@GPowers79) December 20, 2014 Mesquite Horn offensive lineman Elex Woodworth committed to UNT tonight. Woodworth is a 6-foot-4, 262-pound tackle. I haven't gotten in touch with him yet, but here are his Hudl highlights.
Dec 19, 2014

MGB: UNT picks up a commitment from Elex Woodworth, an offensive lineman out of Mesquite Horn: tinyurl.com/oaxs8dj

Friday night football, hoops notes

meangreenblog.dentonrc.com — It's state title game weekend in high school football, and that brings us to some Friday night notes. One of the games of interest locally was the Argyle-Navasota. Argyle is right up the road and has a couple of UNT targets on the roster, but more importantly, Mean Green commit Jerbrell Lipscomb is one of Navasota's top players.
Dec 19, 2014

MGB: UNT commit Jerbrell Lipscomb (@Brellooooo) helps lead Navasota to state title, et cetera: tinyurl.com/myr9mmv pic.twitter.com/HeALEq4yNZ

UNT target Darreon Jackson to Texas Tech

meangreenblog.dentonrc.com — Well guys I am committed to Texas Tech University !! - Darreon Jackson (@NikeTime) December 19, 2014 UNT target Darreon Jackson , a safety out of Kansas who grew up in Texas, has committed to Texas Tech. We talked to him over the summer for our UNT recruiting target series.
Dec 19, 2014

MGB: UNT recruiting target Darreon Jackson (@NikeTime) has committed to Texas Tech: tinyurl.com/kfrekhl

Media’s All-Conference USA team released

meangreenblog.dentonrc.com — Embattled UAB coach Bill Clark was named Conference USA's football Coach of the Year as a land-slide selection by the C-USA Media Association. Clark, who led the Blazers to an astonishing 6-6 record and bowl eligibility in 2014, led the turn-around during his first year as head coach.
Dec 19, 2014

MGB: UNT LB Derek Akunne, OL Cyril Lemon named to media's All-Conference USA football team: tinyurl.com/mk8oywr pic.twitter.com/dwuI77VTLL

UNT hoops Q&A with Patrick Marshall of White & Blue Review, which covers Creighton

meangreenblog.dentonrc.com — We are fortunate today to have Patrick Marshall of White & Blue Review with us to talk about Sunday's UNT-Creighton game. The website is one that covers Creighton sports. We typically only run Q&As on during football season, but this is a high-profile game for UNT, and Patrick offered to trade.
Dec 19, 2014

MGB: UNT plays Creighton Sunday in m. hoops. Here's a Q&A with Patrick Marshall (@wildjays) of White & Blue Review: tinyurl.com/nj99k3j

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Dec 19, 2014

We've got you covered with everything you want to know (and more) about @ArgyleSports' 4A-I title game today. dentonrc.com/sports #txhsfb

Football: Rattlers’ star receiver wants it his way

dentonrc.com — Several Argyle football players have something Tren'Davian Dickson wants - something Dickson could have already if not for some personal stubbornness. As a freshman, Dickson was an observer on the sideline when Navasota beat Gilmer in the state championship game after being called up from junior varsity for the postseason.
Dec 19, 2014

Navasota record-setting WR Tren'Davian Dickson offers a big challenge for @ArgyleSports: bit.ly/13IN87Q #txhsfb #UILState