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Denton Record-Chronicle
Alvarado, Haywood lead Georgia Tech past North Texasshots. "I could tell we were struggling with the changes of (Tech's) defenses,
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 5 hours ago
shots. "I could tell we were struggling with the changes of (Tech's) defenses," said first-year North Texas head coach Grant McCasland. "We had nineteen turnovers; that's a credit to their aggressiveness." Georgia Tech senior guard Tadric... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Late night hoops rewind: Georgia Tech 63, UNT 49they ever shot it. Unfortunately, when they went small we didn't have anybody w
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 5 hours ago
they ever shot it. Unfortunately, when they went small we didn't have anybody we could help off of as much." -- UNT coach Grant McCasland on the decision Georgia Tech made at halftime to go to a four-guard lineup with Lammers, a 6-10 center, in... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Chalk talk: UNT at Georgia TechUNT a chance to see if it has improved since that outing in its second game of
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 16 hours ago
UNT a chance to see if it has improved since that outing in its second game of the season. FEATURED PHOTO: North Texas coach Grant McCasland coaches his team during preseason practice. UNT will take on Georgia Tech today.Taking you back to... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Late night hoops rewind: UNT 86, Rogers State 74points in his two other games. "We were able to learn some things as a team ..
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
points in his two other games. "We were able to learn some things as a team ... We got better in each game." -- UNT coach Grant McCasland on the Mean Green's performance in a three-game homestand that came to an end with the Mean Green's win over... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
UNT survives second-half scare, pulls away to beat Rogers Statefelt like it improved along the way while winning two of three. "We were able
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
felt like it improved along the way while winning two of three. "We were able to learn some things as a team," UNT coach Grant McCasland said. "We were 349 in the country in field goals made on assists. We didn't have many assists on makes." UNT... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Chalk talk: Rogers State at UNTin the second half. Woolridge had a good game offensively, but the rest of UNT
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
in the second half. Woolridge had a good game offensively, but the rest of UNT's players struggled mightily. UNT coach Grant McCasland said the Mean Green would learn from the experience and would definitely work on offense against a zone. UNT... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Late night hoops rewind: Texas Rio Grande Valley 75, UNT 63the entire game. That is on me as a coach. I have to do a better job of helping
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
the entire game. That is on me as a coach. I have to do a better job of helping our team know what we want to do." -- Grant McCasland, UNT coach on the way UNT struggled to solve Texas Rio Grande Valley's zone in the second half when the... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
UNT falls to Texas Rio Grande Valley after failing to solve zoneGrant McCasland was certain North Texas was going to find its groove offensivel
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Grant McCasland was certain North Texas was going to find its groove offensively at some point in the late stages of its game against Texas Rio Grande Valley on Monday. UNT had been pretty consistent in that regard in the early stages of the... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Late night hoops rewind: UNT 90, Bethune-Cookman 78playing so hard. I don't know if we know exactly what we are doing half the tim
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
playing so hard. I don't know if we know exactly what we are doing half the time, but it's not for a lack of effort." -- Grant McCasland, UNT head coach on the challenge the Mean Green face as they look to adjust to playing without Umoja Gibson,... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
UNT rolls past Bethune-Cookman in first game without GibsonNorth Texas entered a new era yet again Thursday. The Mean Green's first game
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
North Texas entered a new era yet again Thursday. The Mean Green's first game of the season marked the debut of new coach Grant McCasland. It's third game brought a much less desirable beginning -- the Mean Green's first game without freshman guard... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Chalk talk: Bethune-Cookman at UNTwin handily. Bethune-Cookman struggle last season and is in the midst of an eve
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
win handily. Bethune-Cookman struggle last season and is in the midst of an even bigger rebuilding project than the one Grant McCasland has begun at UNT.' The Mean Green have three very winnable games coming beginning Thursday night and... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Breaking news -- Gibson out for seasonsurgery to repair the break. UNT will pursue a medical redshirt for the former
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
surgery to repair the break. UNT will pursue a medical redshirt for the former Waco University High standout. UNT coach Grant McCasland confirmed Gibson's diagnosis on Wednesday evening and talked about the impact it would make on the Mean... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Report finds 'no systemic cultural issues' in UNT hoops programrespect and accountability." Baker expressed confidence in the future of the p
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
respect and accountability." Baker expressed confidence in the future of the program that is now under the direction of Grant McCasland. Here is a copy of the reportthat reviewed the state of UNT's basketball program in the wake of a scandal... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Nebraska Hangs On To Early Lead & Knocks Down UNT 86-67us up on the glass and physically took us out of what we were trying to do and
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 10 days ago
us up on the glass and physically took us out of what we were trying to do and we panicked a little bit,” North Texas coach Grant McCasland said. “We’ll get better from it.” Nebraska cooled off after intermission, scoring just seven points in the... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Late night hoops rewind: Nebraska 86, UNT 67beat us the first play of the game with a rebound and a putback. After that, we
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
beat us the first play of the game with a rebound and a putback. After that, we were on our heels to start the game." -- Grant McCasland, UNT coach on the Mean Green's slow start on his postgame radio show. Our take: UNT faced a pretty tough... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
North Texas unable to recover from slow start in 86-67 loss to NebraskaHolston had 10 each for the Mean Green. BIG PICTURE North Texas: The Mean Gre
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
Holston had 10 each for the Mean Green. BIG PICTURE North Texas: The Mean Green, playing its first season under coach Grant McCasland, is one of the youngest teams in the NCAA with just one senior on its roster. North Texas has nine freshmen... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Fast-break points: North Texas at Nebraskato keep the Huskers above water. And Husker coach Tim Miles thinks he can be ev
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 12 days ago
to keep the Huskers above water. And Husker coach Tim Miles thinks he can be even better. 1. First-year North Texas coach Grant McCasland was an assistant coach for the Baylor team that beat Nebraska in the 2014 NCAA Tournament. McCasland spent... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Chalk talk: UNT at Nebraskayou need to know: UNT will find out a little more about what it has as a team i
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
you need to know: UNT will find out a little more about what it has as a team in its debut season under Grant McCasland in a game against Nebraska. The Huskers struggled last season, but beat Eastern Illinois in their opener and... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Late night hoops rewind: UNT 122, Eureka College 65competed the way we need to in order to win games. What a fun atmosphere and wa
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
competed the way we need to in order to win games. What a fun atmosphere and way to start a season all the way around." -- Grant McCasland, UNT's head coach on how his regular season debut with the Mean Green at the Super Pit transpired. Our take:... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Mean Green make McCasland's debut memorableGrant McCasland is a seasoned veteran when it comes to making a head coaching d
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
Grant McCasland is a seasoned veteran when it comes to making a head coaching debut. He's done it at Midland College, Midwestern State and Arkansas State as well. That didn't make what transpired in his North Texas coaching debut on Friday night any... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
A family affair: New UNT coach's philosophy rooted in childhood lessonsGrant McCasland felt his heart drop as he sat in a doctor's office, his knee ac
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
Grant McCasland felt his heart drop as he sat in a doctor's office, his knee aching and his future in athletics in doubt. North Texas' new men's basketball coach was a promising 12-year-old seventh-grader in 1989 and had just torn his knee up... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Notebook: Staying home an attractive proposition for UNTto The Star in Frisco, just like they did on Monday for Conference USA's annual
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
to The Star in Frisco, just like they did on Monday for Conference USA's annual basketball media day. UNT men's coach Grant McCasland and women's coach Jalie Mitchell couldn't be more excited about the opportunity playing close to home will... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Conference USA aims to bolster hoops RPI, national perceptionthat finished under 300 at 338, according to RPIratings.com. "Big picture, RPI
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
that finished under 300 at 338, according to RPIratings.com. "Big picture, RPI is extremely important," UNT men's coach Grant McCasland said. "We have to do a great job of winning games in nonconference. There are some nuances to it [the RPI].... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
UNT men picked to finish 11th, women 8th in C-USA pollUNT men are coming off a disastrous 8-22 season under former coach Tony Benford
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
UNT men are coming off a disastrous 8-22 season under former coach Tony Benford and are looking to rebound under Grant McCasland. The former Arkansas State coach took over the Mean Green's program in the offseason. McCasland has largely... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
UNT coaches, players feel enthusiasm at tip-off eventNorth Texas coach Grant McCasland vowed to build a program the school's fans wo
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
North Texas coach Grant McCasland vowed to build a program the school's fans would be proud of just a few months ago when he took over as the school's men's basketball coach. He reiterated that stance on Thursday, when he had one of his first... Read more

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