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UNT sets commencement ceremonies
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The University of North Texas will have its fall commencement ceremonies on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 15-16.

The University expects to give degrees to more than 3,400 students during fall commencement. Among the graduates are 2,731 undergraduate students, 615 master's students and 72 doctoral students. 

Some graduating students will be in the Big Easy to cheer for the Mean Green at the New Orleans Bowl. Those students are invited  to a UNT commencement ceremony at 6:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15 in New Orleans at the Grand Salon A at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, 2 Poydras St. Full graduation regalia...

Fine named first team All-Conference USA
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North Texas quarterback Mason Fine was named to the All-Conference USA first team on Tuesday, when the league made the first of two postseason honors announcements.

Running back Jeffery Wilson, wide receiver Jalen Guyton and kicker Trevor Moore were all named to the second team. 

Offensive linemen T.J. Henson, Sosaia Mose, Elex Woodworth, wide receiver Michael Lawrence, defensive lineman Roderick Young, linebacker E.J. Ejiya and safety Kishawn McClain were all honorable mention picks.

Linebacker JoJo Ozougwe was named to the All-Freshman Team. 

C-USA will announce its superlative honors on...

It’s past time to hop on this Mean Green bandwagon
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Dallas sports fans have a reputation for fickleness. So now, with the Mavericks rebuilding, the Stars thoroughly mediocre, the Rangers a long ways from contention, and the Cowboys plummeting off a cliff, some of us may be looking for a winner, if only for our own mental health. We’ll have to look beyond professional sports.

Look north. Find the underdog university, its scrappy and lovable football team, the team North Texas needs right now. Then hop on this Mean Green (7-1, 9-3) bandwagon before UNT plays for what would be its first Conference USA title on Saturday at Florida Atlantic. It’s nice up here. The following...

Could thrice be nice? UNT to face Army for third time in two seasons
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Thu, Nov 16, 2017 - 12:23pm

There will be something awfully familiar for North Texas on Saturday when the Mean Green take on Army.

UNT faced the Black Knights twice last fall — once in the regular season and again in the Heart of Dallas Bowl.

They'll be back at it at Apogee Stadium in the third game between the teams in the span of just 393 days.

College football teams playing each other three times in that short of a time span is rare, let alone programs located in cities 1,600 miles apart.

UNT won the first of those games, a 35-18 stunner at West Point, last fall before the Black Knights came back to beat the Mean Green...

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Five things UNT fans should know about Army
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Wed, Nov 15, 2017 - 12:23pm

North Texas will face Army on Saturday in the Mean Green's final home game of the season. UNT is looking to finish 6-0 at Apogee this year and extend its winning streak to four games.

Knocking off Army in a rematch of last season's Heart of Dallas Bowl won't be an easy task. The Black Knights are 8-2 and will play in the Armed Forces Bowl at the end of the season.

Here are five things UNT fans should know about Army:

1. The Black Knights have their option attack rolling 

Army runs the ball effectively year after year. This season is no different. The Black Knights rank second...

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