For North Texas, 2019-20 basketball will forever be a lost season

Joshua Skinner
Medill Reports

They were arguably the best basketball team in North Texas history. After starting the season 2-5, the Mean Green stormed to a 14-4 conference record and the No. 1 overall seed in the Conference USA tournament.

At the very least, they were guaranteed a spot in the NIT. At best, they’d clinch the school’s first NCAA Tournament bid in a decade.

Then, within hours, everything they had fought for collapsed under the crushing suddenness of COVID-19.

North Texas Broadcasters Hank Dickenson and Zac Babb relive a special season destroyed by forces beyond their control.

Photo Above: Inside a vacant UNT Coliseum, more commonly known as the “Super Pit.” (Zac Babb/MGRN Radio Network)