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.