By Bret Vito
The North Texas men’s basketball team is coming home this week for what looks like it will be a big opportunity to jump into the Conference USA title chase.
The Mean Green picked up a key road win against Texas-San Antonio during a two-game road trip last week and are 1-1 in conference play heading into a three-game home stand that will begin Saturday against Rice.
The Owls (5-10) have lost their first two games in C-USA play. The Mean Green (6-9) will then take on Marshall (5-9) before closing out their home series with a game against Western Kentucky.
The Hilltoppers are 8-6, but have...