By Brett Vito
Breaking through for a win against Rice last week was significant for North Texas for several reasons.
The victory snapped a 14-game road losing streak and came in UNT’s Conference USA opener.
What might have been even more important was the win showed that UNT’s players have bought in to the concept of hard work in practice paying off on game day. UNT coach Seth Littrell harped on that point following a disheartening blowout loss to Florida and saw his players respond.
“It’s huge for the players to see the results,” Littrell said. “Last week was a big week for us for a lot of different...