I spent a big chunk of the day traveling back from Baton Rouge and didn’t pick up anything definitive for the blog or tomorrow’s paper.
We should hear something on Brandon McCoy’s status tomorrow. He left Saturday’s game early.
Most of what happened in UNT’s 41-14 loss to LSU has been hashed out at this point.
UNT still has two games left in its preseason, or at least that’s the way I look at it. The Mean Green has a gimme this week against Texas Southern and then goes to Kansas State. K-State is another one of those games that does not look promising on the road. Don’t be fooled by the Wildcats waiting until late to pull away from Missouri State. K-State will be a lot better a few games into the season. They always are.
I did write my first column of the year, though. I focused on the balance between “money games” and butts in the seats.
It’s time to think about it with the home opener against Texas Southern coming up.
I didn’t include this, but Allen threw down the gauntlet when it drew 21,000 for its game against Southlake Carroll in its first game in its new stadium. UNT averaged under 19,000 fans a game last year.
It all depends on the weather, but I would expect UNT to draw more than 21,000 this weekend.