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02.07.06: Key suspensions deplete Pirates' ranks ... ACC officiating crew benched for botched call ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.06.06: Ole Miss coaching legend Vaught dies ... C-USA guards in running for Cousy Award ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.05.06: Bass may be in line for new ECU post ... SMU AD Copeland calling it quits ... Bunting experiences technical difficulties ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.04.06: Here come Cougs and fully-cognizant Penders ... Wolfpack bats light up for A-Rod ... History of the NCAA now in print ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.03.06: FSU blue chipper says analyst advocated Irish ... Golden Eagles work the home front ... Pirate softball hurler gets preseason honor ...
C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.02.06: Bailey heads for Starkville via Iraq ... Texas A&M gridders vie in "Big Splash" ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.01.06: Marshall crash will become film theme ... Memphis soccer faces professional team ... Green Wave gets Omaha rings ...
C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
01.31.06: Signing Day extravaganza looms for ECU fans ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
01.30.06: Wolfpack sends cash to Southern Miss athletes ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
01.29.06: Diamond Bucs assign LeClair's No. 23 to Witter ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
01.28.06: Tigers eye UCF as next victim in climb up polls ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
01.27.06: Fun, not money, motivating DeAngelo Williams ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
01.26.06: Marshall springs shocker on No. 9 West Virginia ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
01.25.06: Loaded stogie nets trouble for Memphis player ...
C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
01.24.06: C-USA slams refs for upholding 'T' on Penders ... NCAA to release RPI ratings for first time ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
01.23.06: Epic upset makes long bus ride home a journey of joy ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
01.22.06: Memphis auction includes trip to Dowdy-Ficklen ... Houston coach's collapse leads to technical ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
01.21.06: Bush summons '66 Miners to watch Glory Road ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
01.20.06: Innovative creator of I-formation passes at 92 ...
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01.19.06: Southern Miss extends Bower pact through '09 ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
01.18.06: Holtz, Moore, Whimper team up for Hula Bowl ... ECU reaches wide-ranging deal with ISP Sports ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
01.17.06: Katrina blows friendly faces into UAB crowd ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
01.16.06: C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
01.15.06: Hawaii on itinerary of ECU's Moore, Whimper ...
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01.14.06: Former ECU assistant Berry joins staff at Miami ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule

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Carter joins East Carolina football staff


Tulane alum Tim Carter has joined the East Carolina football staff as a defensive staff assistant, Coach Skip Holtz announced on Tuesday.

Carter's appointment fills the vacancy created in January when graduate assistant and former Pirate football star Marc Yellock accepted a fulltime position as defensive line coach at Elon. Yellock served the past two seasons as an ECU staff assistant, working primarily with the defensive line.

Tim Carter mug shot from his CFL playing days with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. (Photo courtesy ECU)

Carter played with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Canadian Football League during the 2003 and 2004 seasons after opening his professional career with the New Orleans Saints and Berlin Thunder of NFL-Europe.

"Tim's a young, energetic and articulate guy who has a desire to be at East Carolina," Holtz stated. "He's had a long association with Rick Smith (Pirates secondary coach) so I'm excited about the role he will play assisting him in our secondary. Football is in his blood and he's eager to begin his coaching career. I'm not sure if anyone in his position comes more highly-recommended."

Carter earned four letters as a defensive back at Tulane and played a key role in the Green Wave's perfect 12-0 season in 1998.

C-USA Basketball Standings, Scores & Schedule

(Updated through Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2006)


TEAM                  C-USA    ALL
Memphis                 7-0   21-2
UAB                     6-1   16-4
Texas-El Paso           6-1   13-6
Houston                 5-3   15-6
Central Florida         3-3   9-10
Tulane                  4-4   9-12
Southern Methodist      3-4   11-9
Rice                    3-4   9-11
Marshall                2-5   9-11
Tulsa                   2-5   7-13
Southern Miss           1-6   7-15
East Carolina           1-7   7-14

----- SCORES -----

   Tulane 87, Loyola (LA) 41
   Houston 82, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 74

   UAB 75, Central Florida 68
   Houston 64, East Carolina 60 (OT)
   Memphis 84, Rice 79
   Southern Methodist 58, Southern Miss 53
   Texas-El Paso 69, Tulsa 62
   Tulane 61, Marshall 36

----- SCHEDULE -----

   Rice at Marshall, 7 pm
   Tulsa at Southern Methodist, 8 pm
   Central Florida at Southern Mississippi, 8 pm
   UAB at Texas-El Paso, 10 pm

   No games scheduled.

   No games scheduled.

   Rice at Tulsa, 3:05 pm
   Memphis at Marshall, 4 pm
   Texas-El Paso at Southern Mississippi, 5 pm
   Tulane at Central Florida, 7:30 pm
   Southern Methodist at Houston, 8 pm
   East Carolina at UAB, 8:30 pm

   No games scheduled.

News Nuggets are compiled periodically based on material supplied by staff members; data published by ECU, Conference USA and its member schools; and reports from Associated Press and other sources. Copyright 2005 and other publishers. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


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