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East Carolina

Carolinas

Conference USA

Denny O'Brien: Bearcats Escape Minges with Difficult Win
Bonesville.net

Men`s Basketball Falls Just Short Of Knocking Off Cincinnati
ecupirates.com

Pirates nearly pull off upset against No. 13 Cincinnati
New Bern Sun Journal

ECUís debut encouraging
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates show they belong
Fayetteville Observer

Bearcats Open Defense Of C-USA Crown With 72-62 Win At East Carolina
ucbearcats.com

UC 72, East Carolina 62
Cincinnati Enquirer

Logan helps Bearcats hold off East Carolina in C-USA battle
Sportserver.com

Women's Basketball Preps For East Carolina
Charlotte49ers.com

Basketball Schedules/Audio Links
Bonesville.net


ECU Ticket Office To Open At Noon Saturday
ecupirates.com

Men`s Basketball: Cincinnati at ECU, Saturday, Jan. 5, 6 p.m. Pirate Sports Network Play-By-Play

Brian Bailey: Ready or Not, Big-time Hoops is Here!
Bonesville.net

All ECU games 'big' now
Raleigh News and Observer

Pirates and Bearcats set for Historic game
GoPirates.com

Pirates, Bearcats set for C-USA opener
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU making C-USA debut against Bearcats
Sportserver.com

UC greets East Carolina in C-USA debut
Cincinnati Enquirer

UC faces C-USA hoops newcomers
Cincinnati Post

Al Myatt: Logan and Rose Consider New Schemes
Bonesville.net

Denny O'Brien: Decision '02- Electing a Quarterback
Bonesville.net

Basketball Schedules/Audio Links
Bonesville.net


Brian Bailey: Ready or Not, Big Times Hoops Challenge is Here
Bonesville.net

Huggins-Less BearCats Prepare for ECU
GoPirates.com

Al Myatt:
Logan and Rose Consider New Schemes
Bonesville.net

Basketball Schedules/Audio Links
Bonesville.net

Send a Letter to the Bonesville.net Editor
Bonesville.net


Al Myatt: Final 2001 State Line Power Rankings©
Bonesville.net

ECU Smothers Bobcats in Warm-up for Bearcats
Bonesville.net (AP)

Pirates Win Fourth Consecutive Game
ecupirates.com

Denny O'Brien: Decision '02 - Electing a QB
Bonesville.net


Brian Bailey: Happy New Year, and Get Ready for Some Hoops!
Bonesville.net

Revisiting 2001 Brings Excitement for 2002
GoPirates.com

Pirates Target Bobcats, Not BearCats Just Yet
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU's Move to CUSA Top Story for 2001
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU vs. Lees-McRae (1/2, 7PM): Pirate Sports Network Play-By-Play
Bonesville.net


Basketball Schedules & Bowl Line-up
Bonesville.net


Denny O'Brien: Looking Back on 2001 - The Year's Best
Bonesville.net

East Carolina/NC State Thriller Revived Peach Bowl
Raleigh News and Observer

Lady Pirates Top Coppin State in St. Peter's Classic
ecupirates.com

What Went Wrong?
GoPirates.com

Pirate Time Machine: Shane Hubble
LoganZone.com

Kinston Finishes 6th
Kinston Free Press

ECU Women Snap Streak
Greenville Daily Reflector


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Road kill for Pack
Durham Herald Sun

Wahoo! It's over
Raleigh News and Observer

Wake makes easy work of Heels
Greensboro News & Record

Heels suffer Deacon spankin'
Raleigh News and Observer

Unprecedented day for the visitors
Greensboro News & Record

Visitors welcome at Dean Dome
Fayetteville Observer

Tar Heels have history in Wake
Durham Herald Sun

Rough time for Noles from North Carolina
Durham Herald Sun

'Confident' Tigers top Yellow Jackets
Raleigh News and Observer

Clemson reveals composure vs. Georgia Tech
Spartanburg Herald Journal

Clemson wipes away bad memory with win
The State - Columbia, SC

USC offense udergoes deep chill
The State - Columbia, SC

DAVIDSON 74, WESTERN CAROLINA 71
Raleigh News and Observer

UNCG rolls to another home win
Greensboro News & Record

Elon 75, Charleston Southern 69
Raleigh News and Observer

FAMU rallies by A&T men
Greensboro News & Record

Region basketball roundup- Clary paces Camels
Fayetteville Observer

UNC assistant takes job at Vandy
Durham Herald Sun

Ned Barnett- Bowl format needs facelift
Raleigh News and Observer

10 questions for the Tigers next season
The State - Columbia, SC

10 questions for the Gamecocks next season
The State - Columbia, SC


5 things we know about USC basketball
The State - Columbia, SC

5 things we know about Clemson basketball
The State - Columbia, SC

Receivers need a year to adjust
The State - Columbia, SC

Panthers could make move to hire Spurrier
The State - Columbia, SC

Pack looks to end road skid
Durham Herald Sun

Itís time for a test for UNC
Durham Herald Sun

Dukeís offensive line coach snags job at Georgia Tech
Durham Herald Sun

One tough Deac
Raleigh News and Observer

Chance for fresh start
Raleigh News and Observer

UConn assistant named head coach at Western Carolina
Raleigh News and Observer

Deacs hope luck changes in Chapel Hill
Greensboro News & Record

Loosening up offense a winner for Heels
Greensboro News & Record

Preseason notions prove deceiving in Southern
Greensboro News & Record

N.C. A&T's defense loses its coordinator
Greensboro News & Record

UNCG to meet Appalachian State
Winston-Salem Journal

Deacs football, Pack basketball teams add recruits
Winston-Salem Journal

Offensive line coach at UNC may be leaving
Winston-Salem Journal

WCU brings Briggs back as football coach
Winston-Salem Journal

McLendon, Morris will compete today on ESPN2
Charlotte Observer

McLendon tops Leak for award
Charlotte Observer

N.C. State adds to 2003 recruiting pack
Charlotte Observer

Wake Forest signs 3 football recruits bringing total to 16
Charlotte Observer

Missing piece to Panthers' puzzle-
Charlotte Observer


Tigers Ranked #2 in Preseason Baseball America Poll
clemsontigers.com

Swofford: BCS May Be Tuned, But Not Scrapped
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Wake Forest Gets 2 Oral Commitments
Winston-Salem Journal

Dunleavy's X-Ray Negative
Durham Herald Sun

Curry's Return to Hoops Uncertain
Durham Herald Sun

Bowls End With Lessons Made Clear
Greensboro News & Record

Bowl Outing Makes Bowden Optimistic for 2002
Greenville (SC) News


Duke rides new-look lineup to victory over Davidson
SportServer.com

Successful shuffle for Duke
Durham Herald Sun

Duke bedevils Davidson
Raleigh News and Observer

Wake struggles, fends off pesky Richmond
Greensboro News-Record

Deacons swat Spiders
Winston Salem Journal

ETSU gets home win over ASU in opener
Winston Salem Journal

Vitelli, Yale edge Clemson-- Chattanooga topples UNCG
Winston Salem Journal

Nice present for ACC
Raleigh News and Observer

The year they moved the Rose Bowl to Durham
Durham Herald Sun

If Seifert is fired, can you blame Richardson?
Durham Herald Sun


Weaver's Kick Gives Gamecocks Win
The State - Columbia, SC

Gamecocks Do It Again
The State - Columbia, SC

USC Fights Off Comeback Bid for 31-28 Win Over Ohio State
Greenville (SC) News

Gamecocks Capture Second Straight Outback Bowl
USCSports.com

Top 10 Next Goal for Gamecocks
The State - Columbia, SC

Gamecocks Sweat Out Weaver's Winning Kick
Greenville (SC) News

Scott, Petty Grit Out Win
Greenville (SC) News

Heels Have Many Holes to Fill
Greensboro News & Record

Bunting Likely to Keep Strong Staff
Raleigh News and Observer

Duke's Heart Beating Strongly
Raleigh News and Observer

Duke Seeks Perfection
Jacksonville Daily News

Evans Helped UNC-CH Set Tone Early
Fayetteville Observer

Curious About Curry
Winston-Salem Journal

Spiders Figure to Test Deacs
Greensboro News & Record


Carolinas Football

Blizzard of points for Clemson
Durham Herald Sun

Siberian Tigers
Raleigh News and Observer

Bowl skid buried
Columbia (SC) The State

Clemson wins big; USC zeroes in on Ohio State
Columbia (SC) The State

USC fans toast team in Tampa
Columbia (SC) The State

Gamecocks vs. Buckeyes- Round II
Tampa Tribune

Devouring defense
Durham Herald Sun

Heels' perfect ending
Raleigh News and Observer

Valiant Tigers defense can't overcome inept offense
Birmingham News

AU offense stumbles, bungles
Huntsville Times

Notebook- UNC ends ACC's Peach Bowl slump
Durham Herald Sun

Lamb gets top job at Furman
Raleigh News and Observer

Carolinas Hoops

Duke remains No. 1 in AP Poll
Sportserver.com

Something to build on for Pack
Durham Herald Sun

Watkins out for year
Durham Herald Sun


Carolinas Hoops

Al Myatt: View From the East - Basketball in the Carolinas
Bonesville.net

Pack Runs Afoul of Terps
Durham Herald Sun

Another Aggie Beating for UNC-CH
Durham Herald Sun

Maryland's Guy Steps Up and Wins It
Greensboro News & Record

Pack Upended
Raleigh News and Observer

USC Men Capitalize on Mercer Turnovers
The State - Columbia, SC

Pack Snoozes, Loses
Durham Herald Sun

Carolinas Football

Watson Relishes Trip to Bowl
Charlotte Observer

Offense Likely to Rule in Boise
Greenville (SC) News

Peach Bowl A Battle of Opposites
Durham Herald Sun

USC Outback Bowl Update
USCSports.com

UNC-CH, Auburn Similar
Fayetteville Observer

QB's May Shine at Chilly Humanitarian Bowl
Greenville (SC) News

Bunting's Radio Show at Hit
Durham Herald Sun

Gamecock Notebook
Greenville (SC) News

Humanitarian Bowl Preview
collegefootballnews.com

Curry Closing with A Rasp
Raleigh News and Observer

Similarities Beyond (Pig)Skin Deep
Raleigh News and Observer

Humanitarian Players Looking for Ways to beat Cold
The State - Columbia, SC

Peach Bowl Preview
collegefootballnews.com

ACC vs. SEC in Peach Bowl Game
Winston-Salem Journal

Bunting: Curry Can Play QB in NFL
Fayetteville Observer


Carolinas Hoops

Deacons hold on
Raleigh News and Observer

Deacs survive tough game
Winston Salem Journal

JournalNow exclusive- Wake Forest-Marquette photo gallery
Winston Salem Journal

Matt to the rescue
Durham Herald Sun

Not so fast ...
Raleigh News and Observer

Charlotte tops George Washington-- Davidson demolishes Hamilton
Winston Salem Journal

Streaking Pack faces big test today
Durham Herald Sun

Tough Terps visit Pack
Raleigh News and Observer

Watkins back for a day
Raleigh News and Observer

Tar Heels seek 3rd straight win
Durham Herald Sun

USC basketball- USC VS MERCER
Columbia (SC) The State

Big rally extends NCCU win streak
Raleigh News and Observer

Dixon, Seminoles rout Camels
Raleigh News and Observer

Razorbacks run over Elon
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Carolinas Football

Clemson gameday
Columbia (SC) The State

Players will have ways of weathering the cold
Columbia (SC) The State

Tigers duo excels on, off field
Columbia (SC) The State

USC gameday
Columbia (SC) The State

When Holtz opens his mouth, everyone listens
Columbia (SC) The State

Holtz, USC grab state's attention again
Columbia (SC) The State

Outback Bowl
Tampa Tribune

Dusk and dawn for Heels' Brown
Raleigh News and Observer

Peach bowl notes- UNC's Tranquill back in practice
Durham Herald Sun

Caulton Tudor- Durant's QB attitude bearing fruit
Raleigh News and Observer

Berth in Peach Bowl caps long, hard fight for Heels
Winston Salem Journal

Furman names football finalists
Columbia (SC) The State

Panthers hope to avoid history
Columbia (SC) The State


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C-USA: Saturday's Roundup
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

CINCINNATI 72, EAST CAROLINA 62
Game Story and Summary
Sportserver.com

Maxiell fills in just fine
Cincinnati Enquirer

Martin suspended for violence again
Cincinnati Enquirer

CHARLOTTE 76, MARQUETTE 68
Game Story and Summary
Sportserver.com

Charlotte Downs #25 Marquette in C-USA Opener; 76-68
Charlotte49ers.com

Upset skid continues
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Struggling Marquette falls to Charlotte
Sportserver.com

TULANE 73, DEPAUL 63
Summary
Sportserver.com

Wave states its case
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Demons on empty
Chicago Tribune

Tulane KO's DePaul to open C-USA season
Sportserver.com

MEMPHIS 75, SOUTHERN MISS 53
Summary
Sportserver.com

Tigers beat odds, Golden Eagles
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Massie powers Tigers in post
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Geoff Calkins- Now that was lots more fun
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis rumbles past shorthanded USM
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Southern Mississippi's Mims suspended indefinitely
Sportserver.com

ST LOUIS 67, HOUSTON 64
Summary
Sportserver.com

Late heartbreak gets Houston in C-USA opener
Houston Chronicle

SOUTH FLORIDA 117, TCU 108
Summary
Sportserver.com

Bulls Prevail In Record-Setting Fashion
Tampa Tribune

LOUISVILLE 88, UAB 77
Summary
Sportserver.com

Cards bad news for UAB
Louisville Courier-Journal

Cards' 'biggest' win was in the chalk
Louisville Courier-Journal

Cards topple Blazers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Pitino's Cards go deep to beat UAB
Birmingham News

C-USA Women's Basketball Notebook
c-usasports.com

John L. has nice view in both directions
Louisville Courier-Journal


Stokes getting tips from the Big O
Cincinnati Post

49Ers get shot to steady ship against No. 25 Golden Eagles
Charlotte Observer

Tough early road for MU
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Cardinals face math test at UAB
Louisville Courier-Journal

Stone might sue for right to join U of L
Louisville Courier-Journal

Cardinals' sack leader will enter NFL draft
Louisville Courier-Journal

Louisville AD says arena proposal falls short
Raleigh News and Observer

Can underdog Eagles pry treasure from Pyramid?
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Now, say Tigers, it really matters
Memphis Commercial Appeal

David Williams- Repeat after Cal- It will all be OK
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Calipari cancels subscription
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Zack McMillin- There are some surprises heading into league play
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Preview- Memphis vs. Southern Miss.
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Looking ahead to the Conference USA season
Sportserver.com

C-USA Insider
The Sporting News


U of L Offered Rent-Free Arena Deal
Louisville Courier-Journal

Tigers Must Win Back Fans
Memphis Commercial Appeal

CUSA Basketball Season Preview
Cincinnati Enquirer

Cardinals' Bender Suspended Indefinitely
Louisville Courier-Journal

Big 'O' Helps Stokes Hone His Stroke
Cincinnati Enquirer

1/3/02 CUSA Basketball Notebook
c-usasports.com

Pitino Says He'd Talk to Stone if He Gets His Release
Lexington Herald-Leader

Printers Gains Walking Papers
Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Liberty Bowl TV Ratings Improve
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Houston Lands a Keeper at AD
Houston Chronicle

Memphis Assistant Reprimanded for Pushing Arkansas Player
Houston Chronicle (AP)

Stone Gets Taste of Life 'On the Plantation'
Louisville Courier-Journal


QB Printers decides to leave TCU
SportServer.com

UK won't release Stone to talk to U of L
Louisville Courier-Journal

Arkansas plays tough, gets best of Memphis
SportServer.com

UAB 67, FLORIDA A&M 49
Summary

SportServer.com

Another home rout
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

MARQUETTE 85, MORRIS BROWN 38
Game Story and Summary
SportServer.com

USF Surprised By FSU
Tampa Tribune

FLORIDA ST 78, SOUTH FLORIDA 74
Summary
SportServer.com

Tulane's merely a tuneup
Louisville Courier-Journal

KENTUCKY 101, TULANE 67
Game Story and Summary
SportServer.com


Stone Looking at U of L
Lexington Herald-Leader

Hogs Visit Tigers for 'Just Another Game'
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UC's Stokes Looks For His Stroke
Cincinnati Enquirer

U of L Basketball Notebook
Louisville Courier-Journal

CUSA Weekly Basketball Notebook
c-usasports.com

Marquette's Wade Sidelined by Injury
Dallas Morning News (AP)

Football Cards Look Ahead
Louisville Courier-Journal


Liberty Bowl 2001/CUSA Football

Louisville Defense Decisive in Liberty Bowl
Bonesville.net

Louisville takes flight in Liberty
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Louisville-BYU Postgame
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Liberty Bowl Stats
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Hey, what happened to the fireworks display-
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Ehrhart warmed by sales, support
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Cards shut down Cougars
Louisville Courier-Journal

Determined defense puts clamps on
Louisville Courier-Journal

U of L ends postseason woes
Louisville Courier-Journal

Cards made plays to turn game their way
Louisville Courier-Journal

Bowl win key step forward for John L.
Lexington Herald-Leader

Cardinals stifle powerful Cougars
Raleigh News and Observer

CUSA Hoops

AP Top 25 Hoops Poll
Bonesville.net


Liberty Bowl 2001/CUSA Football

Cards, Cougars Tangle in Battle of BCS Wannabes
Louisville Courier-Journal

BYU, Louisville Hope to End on Strong Note
Houston Chronicle (AP)

Liberty Could Fuel Cards' National Rise
Lexington Herald-Leader

Big Top Couldn't Hold BYU, Louisville
Memphis Commercial Appeal

A Defense Grows in Louisville
Louisville Courier-Journal

Liberty Bowl Preview
collegefootballnews.com

U of L, BYU Might Ring Up Points in Liberty Bowl
Lexington Herald-Leader

Liberty Bowl Preview
SportingNews.com

For U of L, Winning is the Hot Topic
Louisville Courier-Journal

Full Liberty Bowl Coverage
Louisville Courier-Journal

Give Me Liberty, and Some Drama
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Liberty Bowl Preview
The Pigskin Post

Bowl Victory Slips Away from UC
Cincinnati Enquirer

CUSA Hoops

CUSA Weekly Men's Basketball Notebook
c-usasports.com

For Pitino, there's Life After Loss at Rupp
Louisville Courier-Journal

Calipari Maintains Pressure on Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UH Shoots Lights-Out in 91-60 win Over Tigers
Houston Chronicle

Waldon Leads Bulls to Holiday Title
Tampa Tribune


Motor City Bowl

C-USA 0-3 in Bowls as Toledo Tames Bearcats
Bonesville.net (AP)

Taylor finishes career with Motor City Bowl victory
Detroit Free Press

Cincinnati Falls in Motor City Bowl
c-usasports.com

Bearcats cherish 'brotherhood'
Cincinnati Enquirer

Toledo's Taylor lives up to hype
Cincinnati Enquirer

UC's offense sputters in Motor City Bowl
Cincinnati Post

Liberty Bowl

Provo Mayor Declines Liberty Bowl Wager
Bonesville.net (AP)

This one could be called the bounce-back bowl
Louisville Courier-Journal

Ragone, other Cards slowed by stomach bug
Louisville Courier-Journal

Persistence paid off for Louisville running back
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Style all new for Cougars
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Liberty Bowl notebook
Memphis Commercial Appeal

CUSA Hoops

DePaul edges No. 10 Missouri, 63-62
SportServer.com

Demon delight
Chicago Tribune

Ranked MU again has rank outing
STLtoday.com

DEPAUL 63, MISSOURI 62
Game Story and Summary
SportServer.com

Kentucky insults just part of the fun, Pitino says
SportServer.com

Pitino's return to Rupp not all blue
Louisville Courier-Journal

Fans greet former coach with mixed emotions, boos
Louisville Courier-Journal

Pitino gets turncoat welcome to Rupp
Cincinnati Post

KENTUCKY 82, LOUISVILLE 62
Game Story and Summary
SportServer.com

Bearcats dunk Akron
Cincinnati Post

UC 73, Akron 57
Cincinnati Enquirer

Cincinnati 'rocks' Akron in Rock-N-Roll Shootout
SportServer.com

CINCINNATI 73, AKRON 57
Game Story and Summary
SportServer.com

Wake Forest withstands Marquette rally
SportServer.com

Brief Comeback
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

WAKE FOREST 64, MARQUETTE 59
Game Story and Summary
SportServer.com

UAB 88, JACKSON ST 68
Summary
SportServer.com

Tubbs' shakeup sparks Frogs over Baylor
Dallas Morning News

TCU 92, BAYLOR 81
Summary
SportServer.com

ST LOUIS 71, WASHINGTON 70
Summary
SportServer.com

Stephens; Thomas Carry Niners Past George Washington, 97-87
Charlotte49ers.com

CHARLOTTE 97, GEO WASHINGTON 87
Summary
SportServer.com

Uninspired Bulls avert upset bid
Tampa Tribune

SOUTH FLORIDA 82, ILLINOIS CHI 78
Summary
SportServer.com

Dawgs ready for more victories
Biloxi Sun Herald

State shoots down Tulane
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

MISSISSIPPI ST 77, TULANE 66
Summary
SportServer.com

Harrington helps Auburn outlast USM, 64-55
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Auburn dunks USM
Biloxi Sun Herald

AUBURN 64, SOUTHERN MISS 55
Summary
SportServer.com


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