North Texas (5-4, 5-0) will try to extend its 23-game Sun Belt winning streak against Idaho (3-7, 2-4) at Fouts Field in Denton Saturday. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. CST. The game will be broadcast live as part of the Sun Belt ESPN Regional package with Sam Smith and Geradie Mercer providing the call. It can be seen in the Dallas/Fort Worth area on KFWD Channel 52 and it can also be heard live on KWRD (100.7 FM) and KNTU (88.1 FM)in Dallas/Fort Worth.
After starting the season 0-4, North Texas has now won five straight games and is one win away from clinching its fourth straight Sun Belt championship and New Orleans Bowl berth. The Mean Green is averaging 33.8 points in conference games and is led by true freshman running back Jamario Thomas who leads the nation in rushing and has rushed for four straight 200-yard games. Idaho is playing its last season as a member of the Sun Belt and will become a member of the WAC in 2005. The Vandals are averaging 42.7 points in their three wins and 9.6 points in their seven losses.
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