UNT System News Briefs – December 3, 2018

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Monday, December 3, 2018

UNT going bowling for third-straight season, this time to play a 10-win team out west
    Fort Worth Telegram

For the third consecutive year under Seth Littrell and the 11th time in program history, the Mean Green will extend their season and compete in a bowl game.

North Texas officially announces it is headed to the New Mexico Bowl to face Utah State
    Denton Record Chronicle

North Texas is headed to the New Mexico Bowl to face Utah State.

UNTHSC research discovers possible treatment for melanoma
    Dallas Innovates

Researchers at the University of North Texas Health Science Center have discovered a new targeted treatment for melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer, without harming healthy cells.

Amid a report of Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder's retirement, could UNT's Seth Littrell be his replacement?
    Dallas Morning News

Rumors about UNT head coach Seth Littrell replacing Bill Snyder at Kansas State are about to take off.

Littrell departure to Kansas State far from sure thing, UNT sources say
    Denton Record Chronicle

Seth Littrell may end up being a candidate to take over the program at Kansas State, but the departure of North Texas’ head coach is far from a sure bet…

North Texas is a worthy opponent for Utah State in the New Mexico Bowl
    Deseret News

Utah State learned its bowl destination and opponent on Sunday. The 10-2 Aggies will face 9-3 North Texas in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 12 p.m. on ESPN.

Five Mean Green stats that matter through nine games

Nine games is around a quarter of the season when you include a conference tournament, so it's a great time to look at early...

TCU, Army honor Jamie Dixon’s sister by playing in Maggie Dixon Classic  
    Fort Worth Star Telegram

…Along with the game, TCU and UNT Health Science Center School of Medicine partnered with the Maggie Dixon Foundation to host a Heart Health Fair that educated fans on blood pressure checks, automated external defibrillator (AED) training and other heart-healthy topics.