Athletics

Mean Green Sports Network

The Mean Green Sports Network, presented by Learfield, broadcasts North Texas football and basketball games on radio stations KHYI 95.3 FM, KGAF 1580 AM and KNTU 88.1 FM, reaching the entire Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and as far north as Oklahoma, and streaming the world over.

Mean Green broadcasts are led by North Texas alumnus Dave Barnett on play-by-play and Hank Dickenson on color commentary of football and men's basketball, and John Liddle handles play-by-play of Mean Green women's basketball.

Click the links below to listen live:

KHYI 95.3 FM  |  KGAF 1580 AM  |  KNTU 88.1 FM

Mean Green Radio Network Bios

Dave Barnett ("Voice of the Mean Green") - Barnett, a two-time Emmy-award winner, took over the play-calling duties for Mean Green football and men's basketball following the retirement of George Dunham in spring 2015. A native of Denton, a graduate of Denton High and a 1979 graduate of North Texas, Barnett is one of the most reknowned broadcasters to emerge from Bill Mercer's sportscasting program. Before his senior year at North Texas, Barnett landed a job at KRLD in Dallas, and, at just 23 years of age, became the play-by-play man for Dallas Mavericks. Barnett called NBA games for 15 years, seven for Dallas and eight with the San Antonio Spurs. He also called Southwest Conference college football and basketball games, then went to work for ESPN for 13 years before becoming the play-by-play man for the Texas Rangers in 2009. Barnett has worked Big 12 college basketball and baseball for Fox Sports. In addition to his North Texas duties, Barnett continues doing national broadcasts for the Westwood One radio network.

Hank Dickenson - Dickenson began working at North Texas in 1994, and he handles color commentatary for Mean Green football and men's basketball games and play-by-play duties for UNT men's basketball road games. Dickenson also serves as executive senior associate athletic director for community relations in the North Texas athletic department. He has done on-air work at the University of Kansas, Virginia Commonwealth University, Radford University, and Emporia State.

John Liddle - Liddle is a 10-time Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters award winner. He does play-by-play on UNT women's basketball, and has worked Southwestern Oklahoma State football, basketball and baseball; Tarleton State football and basketball, Texas Legends of the NBA G League; and Dallas Marshalls of Champions Indoor Football. He also hosts the Jalie Mitchell coaches show.

Chris Wiley - Wiley starts his 15th season as statistician for the Mean Green Sports Network for all football games and home men's basketball games. Wiley has an extensive background with the Texas State Network and Metro Sports, and recently worked statistics for Super Bowl XXXVIII.