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Chalk talk: Bethune-Cookman at UNT

Thu, Nov 16, 2017 - 12:23pm

Bethune-Cookman at North Texas

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Super Pit

Records: UNT 1-1, Bethune-Cookman 1-1

Radio: KNTU-FM 88.1, KHYI-FM 95.3

Last game: Nebraska 86, UNT 67; Texas-Rio Grande Valley 92, Bethune-Cookman 74

UNT projected starting lineup:

PG: Ryan Woolridge (6-3, Soph.) -- Wooldridge is averaging 17.5 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. The sophomore is coming off a 14-point outing in UNT's loss to Nebraska, but also turned the ball over five...

UNT volleyball team has three named first-team All-Conference USA

Thu, Nov 16, 2017 - 12:23pm

Three members of the North Texas volleyball team were named to the All-Conference USA first team Wednesday, when a total of five Mean Green players were recognized by the league.

Senior middle blockers Amanda Chamberlain and Holly Milam joined setter Karley York on the first team. Senior outside hitter Alexis Wright was named to the second team, while Barbara Teakell was included on the all-freshman team.

The five total players UNT had selected mark a program record. 

The group helped lead UNT (26-2) to the Conference USA regular-season title. The championship is the first regular-season conference...

Abbott adviser: 'Democrat enthusiasm' endangers Texas GOP

Thu, Nov 16, 2017 - 7:21am
Gov. Greg Abbott greets President Trump at Dallas Love Field, October 25.  

AUSTIN -- After months of assurances from top Republicans that they still hold a firm grip on Texas voters, a top campaign adviser to Gov. Greg Abbott is warning that recent Virginia elections should be a "wakeup call" to the Texas GOP.

In a private memo to Abbott's aides, senior political adviser Dave Carney cautions that despite the fact that Texas is solid red in recent statewide voting patterns, suburban voters could pose significant problems for Republicans in next year's mid-term elections.

"It would be easy for us to say...

Five things UNT fans should know about Army

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...

Tags: football

USDA to Fund Research on Next Generation of Agriculture Technology

Sun, Nov 12, 2017 - 12:19pm

Included among the grants announced today by the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) is a University of California, Riverside project that uses electronics and chemistry to recover high-quality water, nutrients (nitrogen and phosphorus), and energy from agricultural wastewater.

AFRIis America’s flagship competitive grants program for foundational and translational research, education, and extension projects in the food and agricultural sciences. AFRI’s...

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