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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

January 11, 2009

Herd unleashes Wilkerson on Pirates
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates Fall to Thundering Herd, 72-64
-SMU Knocks Off Lady Pirates, 80-73

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Late Herd run dooms Pirate men
-ECU women drop C-USA road game
-Report- Boston College wants to interview Holtz

From the Charleston Gazette
-Herd slams the door on ECU
-Notebook- Herd frosh growing up fast

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Herd drops East Carolina
-Pena has breakout game against Pirates
-One play may have turned tide of the season

Marshall holds off East Carolina
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Manteo HS grad rocks big arenas for East Carolina
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

Area briefs- Skip Holtz to speak in Greenville SC
Spartanburg Herald Journal

January 10, 2009
National Cut Your Energy Costs Day
Wolf Moon

Anniversary - Women's Suffrage Amendment

Peele: Woody's Ramblings
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Home-brewed rankings still compute
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Men's Hoops Ready To Challenge Marshall
-CBSC Broadcast of ECU-Marshall Available Online
-Lady Pirates Look To Rebound At SMU

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-New faces on board for Pirates
 
With the recruiting season reaching its annual crescendo for college football, the usual additions and subtractions of the early offseason have already begun.

-ECU men look to avenge Herd loss
 
East Carolina returns to the scene of one of last season's worst losses today.

-Mustangs up next for ECU women
 
Both the East Carolina and SMU women's basketball teams probably expected to get wins Thursday night.

Pirates look for 2-0 league start at Marshall
Jacksonville Daily News

Herd rival on familiar ground
 
East Carolina's McCarthy to make another Marshall visit today
Charleston Gazette

Marshall Men to Host East Carolina in C-USA Home-Opener on Saturday
herdzone.com

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Missing minutes add up to a Herd disaster
-Lutz a defensive target
-Marshall hosting ECU on Saturday

MU trying to get back in win column
Beckley Register-Herald

SMU Hosts ECU In Televised C-USA Showdown
SMUmustangs.com

January 9, 2009
Birthday - President Richard M. Nixon (37th President)

Batten: Football Recruiting Report
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Early offer to James pays off for ECU
Bonesville.net

Lady Pirates Falter At Tulsa
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirate football recruits invade campus this weekend
-Poor shooting, turnovers doom ECU women in loss
-UNC's distance education enrollments up 20 percent

Pirates’ Pinkney awaiting word on eligibility
Fayetteville Observer

ECU's McCarthy appreciates his return to Marshall
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Former Gamecock Petty interested in USC position
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

ECU Ice Hockey To Face UNCW Here - And There
WNCT

Johnson not convinced critics have been silenced
Yahoo! Sports

Titans' duo runs rampant
Washington (DC) Times

January 8, 2009
National Joygerm Day
Show & Tell Day at Work
Birthday - Elvis Presley Birthday (singer)

From Bonesville.net
-Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Rush to judgment by review crew?

-BVL: Pirates outlast Tulane in league opener

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates Hold Off Green Wave, 69-66
-Lady Pirates Face Road Test At Tulsa

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates turn tide on Wave
-ECU women hit road to face Hurricane
-Pinkney one step away from getting another year

Tulane Comes Up Short in Conference USA Opener at East Carolina, 69-66
tulanegreenwave.com

Tulane falls to Pirates in C-USA opener
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Washington Daily News
-East Carolina edges Tulane
-Moore named 2009 Under Armour Baseball Pre-Season All-American

Pirates outlast Tulane in C-USA opener
Kinston Free Press

Petty expresses an interest in Gamecock QBs job
 
Ex-Florida players Brindise, Mangus also mentioned as possibilities
Columbia (SC) State

The coaching carousel is anchored in Stillwater
 
East Carolina’s Greg Hudson has emerged as a possibility, along with Mississippi’s Tyrone Nix.
NewsOK.com

Dixon's Davis verbals to ECU
Jacksonville Daily News

Swimming Notebook- Another day, another time
 
East Carolina University-bound Dunsmore has found success in his races.
Carlisle (PA) Sentinel

South Briefs (Jan. 7-14)
 
One of the area’s top swimmers, Bobsin verbally committed to compete next season at East Carolina University on scholarship
Fairfax (VA) Connection

January 7, 2009
Ashura: Tenth Day (Islamic)
I'm Not Going To Take It Anymore Day
Birthday - President Millard Fillmore (13th President)

From Bonesville.net
-Batten: Football Recruiting Report
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Swift wideout runs into Pirates' arms
-Bradsher
: The Bradsher Beat
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Women winning but looking for more

-BVL:
Final C-USA Football Postseason Scoreboard

Men's Hoops Opens League Play Against Tulane
ecupirates.com

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-Tulane limps into Conference USA opener
-TULANE AT EAST CAROLINA

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-ECU opens league slate at home vs. Green Wave
-Gov. Easley, officials fast track building projects

Pirates open C-USA schedule today
Kinston Free Press

Pirates tip-off C-USA play against Tulane
Washington Daily News

Tulane Basketball Opens 2009 Conference USA Play at East Carolina this Wednesday at 6 p.m.
conferenceusa.com

Baptiste Visits Three Schools
 
“The fans were also crazy at East Carolina for the Marshall game,” Baptiste explained. “ECU has a very solid team, a nice campus and great facilities.  I also think Head Coach Skip Holtz is a great coach and really bringing that program up.   

SuperPrep.com (subscription required)

On campus- NR alum with big day in Liberty Bowl
Suffolk News-Herald

Tennessee rookie eager to prove he's no fluke
Columbia Missourian

Tulsa Women’s Basketball Game Against ECU to Start One Hour Earlier
Bixby (OK) Bulletin

January 6, 2009
Asarah B'Tevet (Jewish)
Carnival Season
Epiphany
Little Christmas
Twelfth Day
Three Kings Day (Christian)

Cherubini: Commentary
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Eye on 2009… I can’t wait already

Bonesville.net

Paschal commits to the Pirates
Washington Daily News

Around Campus: Singing the back-to-school blues
Greenville Daily Reflector

Taking stock of the early results from football's bowl season
USA Today

January 5, 2009
Asarah B'Tevet (Jewish - begins at sundown)
Congress Assembles Day
National Thank God Its Monday! Day
Twelfth Night

O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 369
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Key questions await ECU in ‘09

Bonesville.net

Tigers’ Paschal to join lady Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector

 

January 11, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
-Cardinals pick off Panthers- 'It's so very disappointing'
-Smith surprised by team's ‘malfunction'
-No explaining the 5 that got away
-More to blame than just Jake
-Big day by Fitzgerald inexcusable
-Bye weeks not good to Panthers
-New Bobcats the difference in D.C.

BC turns attention to Florida's Addazio
 
A new coach could be in place by tomorrow or Tuesday....Other candidates from outside the staff include Richmond coach Mike London, East Carolina coach Skip Holtz, and former Minnesota and Kansas coach Glen Mason.

Boston Globe

Heels, Deacs braced for early ACC showdown
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Tigers too much for Pack
-Devils hold off Noles
-Deacs, Heels match up
-Odom analyzes UNC-CH vs. Wake

Basketball fans turn out in force to see Clemson, not N.C. State
Anderson Independent

Hokies revived with victory over UVa
Roanoke Times

Person's early bird '09 Top 25
Columbia (SC) State

The 11-month gloom sets in- Bowl-game drought
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette

Clemson coaches work to regain recruiting ground
Greenville (SC) News

Titans' Jeff Fisher knows: 'We just didn't make the plays'
Memphis Commercial Appeal

January 10, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
-Panthers embrace opportunity
 
Team sees home playoff game as chance to validate its hard work

-How the season was saved
-Double Trouble under any name
-How the Panthers got a Saturday game
-Cards, magic, more in store for Charlotte
-Dalembert gets in way of Bobcats' road victory
-49ers golf coach to take Duke job

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-A big man with a bigger heart
-Panthers wary of rematch with Cardinals
-A better ACC this season
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Pack faces road test in ACC opener
-Devils will focus on Noles' Douglas
-BCS title game in 3-D fails to 'wow'

BCS title game 3-D broadcast wows with quality
Houston Chronicle

From the Greensboro News-Record
-UNC-CH, Wake seeing few advantages
-Panthers have history on their side

Source- Spaziani the favorite
Boston Globe

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
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Smelley leaving Gamecocks, plans to try college baseball
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USC hires Mangus to coach quarterbacks

From the Anderson Independent
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Swinney finally adds Steele to Tigers’ staff
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Tigers focused on improvement, not possible top 10 ranking

Roach signs with Montreal Alouettes
Washington Daily News

Former players pulling for Yow’s quick return
Fayetteville Observer

January 9, 2009

From the Gainesville Sun
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THREE-RIFIC
 
Florida defeated Oklahoma, 24-14, on Thursday night to become the first school to win two BCS national titles in the span of three seasons.
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ALL HAIL FLORIDA - GATORS NATIONAL CHAMPS
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In Miami, Gator fans left in awe
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This win, this title stands alone

From the Oklahoman
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BCS National Championship- OU bites the dust again
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OU's offense for the ages goes flat
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Could BCS National Championship loss send Bob Stoops packing?
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Tim Tebow jump pass seals the deal
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FOX team left a lot to be desired calling BCS National Championship

From the Houston Chronicle
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Florida takes No. 1 in final AP poll, Utah No. 2
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Chronicle writer tabs Utah as No. 1 in AP poll
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BCS boss- System's on the level
 
Swofford: BCS would withstand legal testing

From the Boston Globe
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DeFilippo talks to Spaziani, Bicknell, and Logan
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BC must move quickly

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-BC AD's decision worth noting
-Wake football fan sits for tickets
-Coach K alerts local media
-Canes win streak ends

Deacons stand up under spotlight's bright glare
 
No. 4-ranked Deacons get a taste of what No. 3 Tar Heels deal with on a regular basis
Winston Salem Journal

Quarterbacks linked by year in Europe
C
harlotte Observer

Stunner- Smoltz leaves Braves
Columbia (SC) State

January 8, 2009

From the Boston Herald
-BC fires Jagodzinski
-Jeff Jagodzinski done at Boston College
-Boston College not losing much
-Who’s next at The Heights?
-Giant-killer Eagles upset by Jeremy Lin, Harvard

There are no winners in the firing of BC coach Jeff Jagodzinski
CNN

From the Boston Globe
-Jagodzinski jettisoned
-Feeling of betrayal triggered move

Boston College Plays Hardball the Right Way
Washington (DC) Post

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Four BCS gate-crashers to watch in '09
-Devils swarm Curry, Wildcats
-Davidson remains well worth watching
-Glance takes cue from Yow

From the Charlotte Observer
-Panthers know Cards will rely on QB Warner
-Panthers ticket prices- Lower, but not low ... yet
-Bobcats put lid on Celtics in OT

Slaton, White give big boost to recruiting
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

Happy returns- High hopes for Virginia Tech football next season
Roanoke Times

New U.Va. offensive coordinator has proven track record
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Stoops vs. Meyer
 
Is Meyer Florida's best Ball Coach?
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SEC hoops suffering a down year
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Tar Heels beat Charleston 108-70

A league of its own
Gainesville Sun

From the Oklahoman
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OU football- For OU, it’s show time
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BCS Championship- Speed Traps
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Time to stop talking
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This game about Sooners, not Big 12
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BCS National Championship- What they’re writing

Florida vs. Oklahoma - The 2009 BCS National Championship Preview & Prediction
College Football News

UNCW drops school-record 10th consecutive game
Wilmington Star

January 7, 2009

From the Boston Herald
-Jet-setting Jeff Jagodzinski
 
Boston College’s Gene DeFilippo calls for meeting

-Source- Jeff Jagodzinski meets with Jets, seals fate

Roof to lead AU defense
Birmingham News

Big East is new king
 
A record nine, yes nine, conference teams are ranked in the nation’s Top 25. That’s never been done by the ACC or any other league.
B
eckley Register-Herald

Clemson improves to 15-0
Anderson Independent

Tigers '09 staff coming into focus
Greenville (SC) News

Davidson star gets another shot at Cameron
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Basketball season is over for Kay Yow
-Expect Yow to keep leading and fighting
-Canes earn another victory

From the Charlotte Observer
-Wildcats' Curry builds a can't-miss reputation
-Bobcats put lid on Celtics in OT
-Are you a Panthers convert?

From the Fayetteville Observer
-N.C. State's Yow won’t return for rest of season
-N.C. State QB Wilson won't need knee surgery

January 6, 2009

From the Boston Herald
-Interview with Jets expected, firing looms
 
Previous reports that offensive coordinator Steve Logan already has been tabbed as Jagodzinski’s successor were false

-Jeff Jagodzinski running go route

Jagodzinski's Job On The Line
espn

Texas rallies past Ohio State 24-21 in Fiesta Bowl
Houston Chronicle

With no SEC team and a tough time slot, Papajohns.com Bowl ratings dip 12%
Birmingham News

Lassen- BCS mess has been fun for this voter
Ventura County Star

Vote for Utah, for College Football's Sake
Washington Post

Florida Enters BCS Title Game With Top-Paid Athletic Director
Bloomberg

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Nicks to give NFL a shot
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UNC-CH receives intensity check
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Which team will follow BC's lead?
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What we learned this weekend- UNC-CH is not perfect
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Lineman chooses Tar Heels
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Canes' Francis ponders coaching

Alabama kicker-punter says he'll enroll at WFU
Winston Salem Journal

Purnell says 14-0 Tigers still have work to do
Anderson Independent

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Ability to adjust pleases Purnell
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Turnaround fair play for USC
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Linebacker Eric Norwood decides to return for senior season instead of going to NFL
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Cooper leaving USC for LSU

Panthers' Delhomme not flashy, but gets job done
Fayetteville Observer

January 5, 2009

From the Boston Herald
-Jeff Jagodzinski appears out at BC
 
ESPN first reported the clash between Jagodzinski and BC yesterday. The report stated that if Jagodzinski was fired offensive coordinator Steve Logan, who came to BC with Jagodzinski after the two had coached together at East Carolina, would take the head job.
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BC beats #1 UNC-CH
 
Tyrese Rice leads upset of Tar Heels

From the Boston Globe
-One to remember
 
As BC's Tyrese Rice spun the basketball, shooting free throws, the sight - the pure dejection of the Smith Center fans having to swallow No. 1 North Carolina's first loss of the season - was priceless.

-Report- Boston College football threatens to fire Jagodzinski

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Devils make it no contest
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Heels wanted a close one and get it in a loss to BC

From the Charlotte Observer
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5 things to know about the Cardinals
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Arizona wanted this rematch
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Eagles clip Vikings; Ravens pick off Dolphins
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Bowls show ACC still average
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ACC gets a C-minus for bowl performance

From the Houston Chronicle
-College bowls feel pinch of sluggish economy
-Track this year's bowl attendance

Dabo’s new hires bring Crimson Tide pedigree, missing toughness
Anderson Independent

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Systemic questions muddle the perspective on Tigers, Gamecocks
-Gamecocks try to avoid stumbling against Wofford

Big 12 offense vs. SEC defense debate to play out on biggest stage
Columbia (SC) State

Smith's lawyer- No contact with an agent
B
irmingham News

 

January 11, 2009

Tigers rally to beat UCF, 73-66
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UCF leads at the half, but can't complete upset bid against Memphis
Orlando Sentinel

From the Tulsa World
-TU defeats Charlotte, 65-50
-Past road pains no longer evident

Dwindling depth hurts 49ers
 
Tulsa beat Charlotte 65-50 at Halton Arena
Charlotte Observer

From the Houston Chronicle
-Houston sends message with 75-56 win over UAB
-Rice takes 65-54 fall to Tulane in C-USA opener

Mike Davis disappointed with his UAB basketball team in C-USA opener at Houston
Birmingham News

UTEP Miners shoot well down stretch, hold off SMU Mustangs
El Paso Times

Shaky start stops SMU in loss to UTEP
Dallas Morning News

OT McKee has shoulder scoped
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

MU Notebook- Goode moving nicely on surgically repaired knee
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Mingo has not yet committed
New Orleans Times Picayune

January 10, 2009

Knights welcome Memphis to UCF Arena
UCFSports.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers' Anderson makes career of stopping big scorers
-Preview: Tigers-Central Florida
-UCF's Cannon on target

From the Orlando Sentinel
-Knights keep hopes alive going into game against Memphis
-Saturday's game- Memphis at UCF
-Speraw asks fans to pack UCF Arena for Memphis game
-Calipari expects Memphis to be huge target Saturday

UAB's C-USA success calls for more Johnson points
Birmingham News

Junior transfer sparks turnaround by SMU
Dallas Morning News

UTEP Miner men look to ride momentum into Dallas
El Paso Times

Ibezim leaves women's team
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Recruiting getting hot, heavy
Hattiesburg American

From the Houston Chronicle
-UH hoopster differs from assistant coach dad
-Rice's Braun concedes team still work in progress

January 9, 2009

Marshall moving on after Memphis
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Memphis had Herd off target
Charleston (WV) Gazette

TU's Holloway given award for courage
Tulsa World

Tulsa's Wilson Holloway Received FedEx Orangle Bowl Courage Award
conferenceusa.com

C-USA play under way
El Paso Times

Blazers load up with juco players
Birmingham News

Eagles focus on keeping commitments on board
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
-USM dealt 'frustrating' loss
-Injury woes not worrying Eustachy

Wave gains experience in Stanard
 
After things didn't work out with a rookie defensive coordinator, Tulane Coach Bob Toledo decided experience was a prime criteria for his next one.
New Orleans Times Picayune

Tigers' Roburt Sallie showing his drive
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Former UM QB allowed to transfer to USF, UCF
Orlando Sentinel

January 8, 2009

Memphis mauls Marshall
 
Up next for Marshall is a home game Saturday against East Carolina (9-5, 1-0), which snapped a four-game losing streak Wednesday with a 69-66 win over Tulane.
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Memphis whips Marshall 80-57
-Marshall women in Dallas tonight

Memphis Tigers smother Marshall, 80-57
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tulsa Wins C-USA Opener Over Southern Miss, 67-58
conferenceusa.com

From the Tulsa World
-TU defeats Southern Miss in rally
-Tu Basketball Notebook
-TU's season ends on a high note
-GMAC Bowl: The aftermath

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-Eagles can't close the deal on Hurricane
-Size matters for Tulsa at crunch time
-Notebook- Eustachy OK with 6-man rotation

Golden Hurricane storm USM
Biloxi Sun Herald

UTEP Miners improve steadily as conference play begins
El Paso Times

Ex-Rice basketball star Lance dies Sunday
Houston Chronicle

January 7, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-Tulsa Bowls Over Ball State For GMAC Victory, 45-13
-Tulsa Bowls Over Ball State For GMAC Victory, 45-13
-UTEP Stuns New Mexico at The Pit, 73-60
-Coleman, Cousin Post Double-Doubles to Lead Cougars to Win
-UCF-Holy Cross Postgame Notes
-Southern Miss Opens Conference Play at Home against CBI Champion Tulsa
-Memphis Basketball Notes
-Men's Basketball Notebook

From the Mobile Register
-Tulsa Golden Hurricane runs over Ball State in GMAC Bowl
-Tulsa reigns- Tarrion Adams runs for 207 yards in GMAC rout
-Bowl sponsor GMAC set to return to Mobile game in 2010

From the Tulsa World
-Two for Tulsa
-Hurricane wins GMAC bowl over No. 23 Ball State, 45-13
-Defense shines in win
-Run to glory
-TU: Report card
-TU: Quotable
-TU: How they scored
-TU Notebook
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Listen to interviews with TU's Tarrion Adams, David Johnson, Damaris Johnson and Todd Graham after the GMAC Bowl win
-Hurricane opens conference play

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
-Tulsa runs through BSU
-USM returns to action vs. Tulsa

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-Eagles open C-USA play with 5-game winning streak
-Could Stone be back for USM?

Rally on the road- Big 2nd half lifts UTEP Miners over New Mexico Lobos
El Paso Times

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Marshall mirrors C-USA struggles
 
Preseason expectations once again prove hollow

-Preview: Tigers vs. Marshall

Tigers finally find right fit with Evans
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Marshall officials unveil exhibit
-Herd's Pitts, Memphis' Evans are familiar foes

UCF tops Holy Cross; powerful Memphis up next
Orlando Sentinel

Green Wave subs BYU for Alabama
New Orleans Times Picayune

January 6, 2009

Tulsa football- Tulsa goes for record 11th win
NewsOK.com

Maybe it's the coffee that fuels new Auburn offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn's high-octane teams
Birmingham News

From the Mobile Register
-GMAC Bowl opponents Ball State, Tulsa feature high-powered offenses
-Ball State and Tulsa- By the Numbers
-Gmac Bowl- Game by game
-Tarrion Adams runs up numbers in Tulsa spread

From the Tulsa World
-Rushing toward history
 
Tarrion Adams' journey will be completed with one final chase.

-TU: 3 Storylines
-Game matchups
-Season in review
-TU: Daily Log
-TU Notebook

From the Muncie (IN) Star Press
-For bowl success, Cardinals will need to slow, contain explosive Tulsa offense
-GMAC Bowl and MAC future under discussion

From conferenceusa.com
-C-USA Men's Basketball Players of the Week
-SMU Survives Colorado, 70-67
-Miners to Play at The Pit For First Time Since 2005
-Houston Returns Home to Play Host to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Tuesday
-Women's Basketball Notebook & Statistics
-Tarrion Adams Approaching Career Rushing Record
-Gerald McRath Declares For NFL Draft
-Blazer Baseball Ready For Challenging 2009 Schedule

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Conference USA stalking Tigers
-Memphis Tigers guard Jeff Robinson to be granted release
-Despite winning streak, Tigers drop to No. 31 in coaches' poll, 32 in AP

C-USA basketball more of a struggle than expected
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Injuries taking their toll on Herd
Beckley Register-Herald

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Sore foot may keep Humphrey on bench
-Kudos for Marshall's in-state recruiting

Knee injury sidelines Herd's Goode
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Orlando Sentinel
-Knights want to finish strong
-Tuesday's game preview- UCF vs. Holy Cross

From the Dallas Morning News
-SMU men beat Colorado, 70-67
-SMU football team to face Washington State

USM LB McRath opts for NFL draft
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Houston Chronicle
-Rice sophomore Casey to enter NFL draft
-UH to close out non-conference play tonight at home
-Smart leads Owls over George Washington

UTEP Miners hit the road for date at The Pit in Albuquerque
El Paso Times

January 5, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-Men's Basketball Weekend Recap
-Women's Basketball Weekend Roundup

From the Tulsa World
-In search of redemption
 
TU, Ball State quarterbacks each hope GMAC win will erase bad memories

-Tulsa Notebook
-On Graham, Gus
-TU: Daily Log

From the Mobile Press Register
-Eye of the Hurricane- Tulsa's high-octane offense centers around quarterback David Johnson
-Malzahn's offense not the spread

FOOTBALL- GMAC bowl likely to be played in rainy conditions
Ball State Daily News

Memphis' Anderson makes Tiger history
Huntington Herald Dispatch

With Evans at point, Tigers may rejoin Top 25
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Can Herd avoid the No. 8 spot?
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

Passmore to play in East-West Shrine Game
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Madison-ex McNeal leaving Miami for SMU
Dallas Morning News

Owls football- Top 10 moments of 2008
Houston Chronicle

Was it a good idea to give Tulsa Coach Todd Graham a 10-year contract?
Orlando Sentinel