North Texas Fresh

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North Texas Fresh
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Founded 2009
League UBA
Team history North Texas Fresh (2009-13)
Fort Worth Fresh (2013-15)
North Texas Fresh (2015-present)
Based in Fort Worth, Texas
Arena Crowley Middle School
Colors black, gold, white, grey
Owner(s) Jay Bowdy
Head coach Brandon Wilson
Championships 0
Division titles 0
Mascot G - Fresh

The North Texas Fresh is a semi-professional basketball team based in Fort Worth, Texas. The Fresh are a member of the Universal Basketball Association.

History[edit]

The franchise is owned by Jay Bowdy, who was a high school and college player from the Fort Worth area.[1] After two seasons at Southwestern Christian College (2006 NJCAA All-American Honorable Mention) Bowdy transferred to the University of West Georgia, an NCAA Division II program.

The Fresh play their home games in Fort Worth, Texas, at Crowley Middle School.[2] The team schedules games against both UBA and non-UBA (independent) opponents.[3]

Established in 2009, the Fresh began play in the American Basketball Association 2009-10 season.[4] After three seasons in the ABA the Fresh moved to the UBA in 2012.

Season-by-season[edit]

Season W L Result Playoffs
2009-10 10 4 2nd of 7 ABA Southwest DNQ
2010-11 1 5 5th of 5 ABA Southwest DNQ
2011-12 1 7 7th of 7 ABA Southwest DNQ
2012-13 14 8 3rd of 5 UBA Western Eliminated in quarterfinals by Georgia Spartans
2013-14 13 7 3rd of 6 UBA Western Eliminated in quarterfinals by Georgia PRIME
2014-15 9 11 4th of 6 UBA Western DNQ

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walsh, Paul (27 October 2009). "J.R. Rider looks to play again, wants to hear from Wolves". Minneapolis Star-Tribune. 
  2. ^ Taylor, Dan (7 February 2013). "Bowdy's 31 paces Fresh past Impact". Crowley Star. 
  3. ^ "Fresh Announce 2010-2011 Season Schedule" (Press release). North Texas Fresh. October 30, 2010. Retrieved November 8, 2010. 
  4. ^ Wilonsky, Robert (30 October 2009). "Very Semi-Pro: If Nothing Else, DFW's ABA Teams Will Have Some Familiar Names". Dallas Observer. 

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