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02.25.06: Home state honors K-State football icon ... Switzer endorse Osborne for Neb. governor ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.24.06: ECU home hoops finales bring promotions ... Juco hoops coach climbs to 1,000-win plateau ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard
02.23.06: Rape charge filed against Navy football star ... Finn finished with Musketeers ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.22.06: Scholarship suit could be costly to NCAA ... Big C-USA hoops matchup on tap tonight ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.21.06: Spurrier plucks UNC-Chapel Hill assistant ... Hurricanes, Sooners to clash in 2007, 2009 ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.20.06: Producers working on Marshall film title ... NCAA announces plush digs at Final Four ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.19.06: Miami brings back Olson to run offense ... Mississippi College Choctaw mascot gets OK ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.18.06: ECU alumni take court prior to Marshall game  Report: Top three apparent for NFL draft ... DUI charge lodged against Sutton ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.17.06: NCAA panel aiming to shorten football games ... Wolfpack star diagnosed with ligament sprain ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.16.06: Nation's champs meet nation's chief ... Mizzou officials deny Snyder was forced out ... Report: Indiana hoops coach on the way out ... Ousted Ohio State coach O'Brien wins lawsuit ... Cowboys switch Suttons ...
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02.15.06: D-III slugger accomplishes cycle — times two ... Rice rookie gets national hitting honor ... SIU coach Kill tells of kidney cancer surgery ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.14.06: Frasure rewriting ECU record book ... Another weighty matter for the Pirates ... ECU softball duo gets C-USA honors ... Sutton benched for season after DUI citation ...
C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.13.06: Marshall assistant heading for Louisiana Tech ... Missouri, Snyder reach settlement ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.12.06: ECU-Maryland rainout spawns Sunday twinbill ... Spurrier staff undergoes renovations ... Sutton misses game after auto accident ... Throng flocks to Lambeau for college hockey ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.11.06: McMahon departing ECU for Saints ... NCAA may grant replay challenges to coaches ... Snyder steps down, Watkins steps up at Mizzou ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.10.06: East Carolina steps up football schedule ... Play ball! Pirates, Terps open baseball season ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.09.06: Circuitous journey finds Erickson back in Idaho ... Colorado State athletic director steps down ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
02.08.06: Carter joins East Carolina football staff ... C-USA Basketball Scoreboard & Schedule
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 ...
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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 ...
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Stanford will open new stadium against Navy


Stanford has moved a football game with San Jose State to its opponent's stadium to allow an extra week for a major renovation of its own football facility, according to the university's athletic web site.

The grand opening of the New Stanford Stadium is scheduled for September 16, 2006, when the Cardinal hosts Navy in Stanford's home opener.

Construction of the New Stadium began on November 26, 2005, and is currently ongoing with crews working 16-hour days. The grand opening is tentative based on construction schedules throughout the next six months, but he $90 million project will provide Stanford and its fans with one of the premier college football facilities in the nation.

In addition to announcing its home schedule, the Cardinal's September 9 game with San Jose State has been moved to Spartan Stadium, Athletic Director Bill Walsh announced.

"The ongoing construction of the Stadium has continued at a rapid pace," Walsh said. "We're extremely pleased with the progress. It's projected to be done on time. But, in moving the San Jose State game to Spartan Stadium, we feel it gives us that extra week to assure ourselves that the Stadium will be 100 percent ready.

"Also, Stanford and San Jose State have a long tradition of playing football against one another and it's appropriate to have a game at Spartan Stadium on occasion."

UTEP men, Houston women capture track titles

The Texas-El Paso men and the Houston women used strong finishes to secure the team titles at the 2006 Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Championship held at the Yeoman Fieldhouse on the University of Houston campus, according to a report on the C-USA website.

The Miners, one of three newcomers to the men's competition, scored 167 points including 34 in the final two events to snap a streak of three-straight indoor titles for the Houston men, who finished second with 153 points.

The Cougar women won their second straight C-USA indoor title and fourth in the last five years after sealing the victory with a 4x400-meter relay title. Houston was up 6.5 points on Rice entering the final race and clinched the victory by getting the baton around in 3:43.05. The Cougars finished with 141.50 points, while the Owls took second with 126 points.

East Carolina's Eric Frasure , who won the weight throw on Friday, took second in the shot put with a season-best toss of 55-03.50.

ECU's Hector Cotto won the men's 60-meter hurdles in 8.03.

Mickael Hanany of UTEP was the meet's "High Point Scorer" in the men's competition thanks to three victories in the jumping categories totaling 30 points. His victories in the high jump, long jump and triple jump were also awarded the "Performance of the Meet" in a vote taken by the men's head coaches. Callie Wells earned the same honors in the women's competition scoring 20 points with her double in the mile and 3,000 meters.

UTEP men's head coach Bob Kitchens was named the C-USA Male Coach of the Year, while Houston's LeRoy Burrell won the C-USA Female Coach of the Year for the second straight year.

Rice's Tyler Whitam, who won the pole vault, was named the C-USA Male Freshman of the Year, while UTEP's Jenny Holmroos, who won the 800 meters in a C-USA championship record time of 2:07.43 was named the Female Freshman of the Year.

C-USA Basketball Standings, Scores & Schedule

(Updated through Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006)


TEAM                  C-USA    ALL
Memphis                12-0   26-2
Texas-El Paso          11-2   18-7
UAB                    10-2   20-5
Houston                 8-4   18-7
Central Florida         6-6  12-13
Rice                    5-7  11-14
Tulane                  5-7  10-15
Tulsa                   5-7  10-15
Marshall                4-8  11-14
Southern Methodist      4-9  12-14
Southern Miss          2-10   8-19
East Carolina          2-11   8-18

----- SCORES -----


   Tulane 66, East Carolina 53
   Marshall 62, Southern Mississippi 57
   Central Florida 77, Rice 64
   UAB 73, Southern Methodist 68
   Memphis 78, Tulsa 67
   Texas-Paso 69, Houston 63

----- SCHEDULE -----


   Central Florida at Marshall, 7 pm
   Rice at Houston, 8 pm
   Southern Mississippi at Tulane, 8 pm
   Tulsa at Texas-El Paso, 9:05 pm


   Memphis at UAB, 9:30 pm


   East Carolina at Southern Mississippi, 5 pm
   Southern Methodist at Rice, 7:05 pm
   Texas-El Paso at Central Florida, 7:30 pm
   Tulane at Tulsa, 8:05 pm
   Marshall at UAB, 8:30 pm
   Houston at Memphis, 9 pm

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 other sources. Copyright 2006 and other publishers. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


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