By Brett Vito
Tony Benford didn’t see a good reason North Texas gave up points like it was handing out candy on Halloween heading into a two-game homestand last week.
UNT’s coach believed he had a team capable of playing far better than it did while allowing 87.4 points per game while losing five straight and decided to do something about it during practice.
Benford had his team focus on defense and saw that approach pay big dividends last week when UNT knocked off Southern Miss and Louisiana Tech in back-to-back games. The Mean Green posted their best defensive performance of the season in a 70-54 win...