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Carolinas

Conference USA

Denny O'Brien: Turnovers Sink Pirates; Bowl Hopes in Limbo
Bonesville.net

Denny O'Brien: ECU-USM Box Score
Bonesville.net

Denny O'Brien: ECU-USM Game Day Capsule
Bonesville.net

Essentials: TV Guide & Yahoo! Audio Play-by-Play Links
Bonesville.net

Season of promise ends badly for ECU
Fayetteville Observer

College football- Southern Mississippi knocks off East Carolina
Fayetteville Observer

Loss leaves Pirates on bowl bubble
Charlotte Observer

ALL WRONG- ECU's high hopes fell quickly
Winston Salem Journal

Pirates self-destruct after quick start in loss to Eagles
Winston Salem Journal

Miss-ed chance for ECU
Durham Herald Sun

TURNOVERS BITE ECU IN USM LOSS
GoPirates.com

Logan Comments after USM Loss
GoPirates.com

Southern Miss Edges Pirates in Seniors` Final Home Game
ecupirates.com

Southern Miss 28, East Carolina 21
Excite Sports (Ticker)

Southern Mississippi 28, East Carolina 21
Yahoo Sports (AP)

Voice of Dowdy-Ficklen calling it quits
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates must now wait to see bowl possibilities
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU men finally at home
Greenville Daily Reflector

Big second quarter carries Southern Miss over Pirates
Greensboro News and Record

ECU women travel to Ohio
Greenville Daily Reflector

CFL Grey Cup-Stamps will win because of Crandell
Slam Sports


Pirate GameDay!

Brian Bailey: Win Needed Today to Soothe Pirates' Pain
Bonesville.net

Denny O'Brien's ECU vs. Southern Miss Game Day Capsule
Bonesville.net

ECU Trying Rise, Shine, Win Plan
Raleigh News and Observer

ECU Football: The Last Hurrah
Greenville Daily Reflector

PREVIEW: ECU vs. USM
Raleigh News and Observer

Pirates Gameweek
ecupirates.com

Early Wake-Up Call Faces ECU, USM
Fayetteville Observer

ECU, USM to Get an Early Start
Winston-Salem Journal

Steve Logan Pre-game Quotes
Bonesville.net

Jeff Bower Pre-game Quotes
Bonesville.net

Leonard Henry Named All-American
GoPirates.com

Hungry for More
Kinston Free Press

Pirate's Chest Close-Up: Purple Haze
Bonesville.net

Bonesville Essentials
Bonesville.net


Al Myatt: Post-season Hopes Hang in the Balance
Bonesville.net

Henry Reaps Football News All-America Honor
Bonesville.net

Pirates' task- slow the spread
Raleigh News and Observer

Pirates Gameweek
ecupirates.com

Pirate Women Earn First Win Of Season
ecupirates.com

Diane Parker Named C-USA Swimmer of the Week
ecupirates.com

Pirates' Chest Close-up: Senior Reflections
Bonesville.net

CFL Grey Cup-Marcus Crandell: No passing on the NFL
Calgary Sun

ECU’s defense gearing up for improved foe
Greenville Daily Reflector

Shoppers, ECU fans converge on city
Greenville Daily Reflector


Denny O'Brien: 'Beer Truck' Has Been One of a Kind
Bonesville.net

Brian Bailey: Pirate Players Are Resilient - and Ready
Bonesville.net

Kinston's Rouse Signs with Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates Gameweek
ecupirates.com

Pirates Still Set to Host 2002 CUSA Baseball Tourney
Greenville Daily Reflector

Rouse Officially Signs with ECU
ecupirates.com

ECU Must Focus on USM, GMAC Bowl
Greenville Daily Reflector

We're Here From the NCAA, and We're Here to help
GoPirates.com

Brian Hendrickson: 'Conditioning Has Hurt East Carolina'
Wilmington Star

Holiday on Hold
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU Pass 'D' to Face Air-Happy Southern Miss
Jacksonville Daily News

Holiday Shopping to Alter Pirate Football Parking
ecupirates.com

ECU on Track to Host CUSA Baseball Tourney
ecupirates.com

ECU Women to Host UMKC Tonight
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirate's Chest Close Up: Headed to the Gap
Bonesville.net

Bonesville Essentials
Bonesville.net


Appalachian State Outmuscles Mikul-less Pirates
Bonesville.net

Pirates run out of gas at ASU
gopirates.com

Newcomer Bunn keys Apps' win
Winston-Salem Journal

Transfer Bunn props up Mountaineers
Charlotte Observer

Football

Not Too Late to Seize a Rewarding Season
Bonesville.net

Pirates Gameweek
ecupirates.com

ECU seniors first to leave with four winning seasons
Jacksonville Daily News

Southern Miss isn't just another game
New Bern Sun Journal

Seniors play last home game
Kinston Free Press

Southern Miss on the Menu
Greenville Daily Reflector

Defensive teams in Conference USA face new offensive challenge
Raleigh News and Observer

With a win, Pirates will play in GMAC Bowl
Raleigh News and Observer

Pirates face difficult test
Durham Herald Sun

Wake-Up Call
Winston-Salem Journal


Al Myatt: Double Standard on Friday Games?
Bonesville.net

Denny O'Brien: USM, Bowl Bid Next Targets
Bonesville.net

Monday Morning Quarterbacking
GoPirates.com

ECU Basketball Gameday
ecupirates.com

ECU Looks to Rebound Against Appalachian State
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU Swim Team Sets 12 Records at Nike Cup
ecupirates.com

Small-Town Player Has Big-Time Impact at ECU
Virginian-Pilot

Women's Cross Country Wins ECAC Championship
ecupirates.com

Pirate Swimmers Have Strong Performance at Nike Cup
ecupirates.com

Bonesville Essentials
Bonesville.net


State Sinks Upstart Pirates in BCA
Bonesville.net

Denny O'Brien: Cards Sidetrack ECU's Title March
Bonesville.net

Logan ECU-UL Post-game Audio
Bonesville.net

ECU women bow in opener, 67-53
Greenville Daily Reflector

Scores and Yahoo! Audio Replay Links
Bonesville.net


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Pack's dreams deferred
Durham Herald Sun

N.C. State will face Ohio team with a struggling offense
Winston Salem Journal

Deacons are focused on winning season
Winston Salem Journal

A&T's seniors don't care how finale looks on paper
Greensboro News and Record

College football- Saturday's previews
Fayetteville Observer

Fight for spot in Peach gets political
Charlotte Observer

Carolinas Hoops

#18 Syracuse 74, Wake Forest 67
Excite Sports (Ticker)

Syracuse squeezes WFU
Winston Salem Journal

N.C. State 63, The Citadel 53
Yahoo Sports (AP)

Wolfpack grinds out win over Citadel
Durham Herald Sun

Clemson G Stockman out 2-4 weeks after knee surgery
Yahoo Sports (Ticker)


Versatile Hannum Finding Ways to Help Pack
Durham Herald Sun

Thankful Devils
Durham Herald Sun

Deacs Make Run at NIT Title
Greensboro News and Record

Gamecocks Fall to UCLA, 89-77
USCSports.com

Dukes of Defense
Raleigh News and Observer

Deacs Reach NIT Final
Raleigh News and Observer


Carolinas Hoops

#1 Duke 83, Ball St 71
Excite Sports (Ticker)

Duke ends Ball State's fairy tale
Winston Salem Journal

#4 UCLA 89, South Carolina 77
Excite Sports (Ticker)

Gamecocks toppled by sizzling Bruins
Raleigh News and Observer

Deacons sail in NIT final
Winston Salem Journal

Bad shots, bad shocks for UNC
Durham Herald Sun

Caulton Tudor- Doherty must do better job
Raleigh News and Observer

A team out of focus
Greensboro News-Record

North Carolina in a new spotlight
Greensboro News-Record

Carolinas Football

Pack hopes no rain in its bowl forecast
Raleigh News and Observer

Amato trying to keep team focused after loss to Terps
Greensboro News-Record

Mountaineers' playoff hopes will depend on committee
Winston Salem Journal


Carolinas Hoops

Chapel Hell
Durham Herald Sun

Duke Says Aloha to Gamecocks
Durham Herald Sun

Unbelievable, Pt. 2
Raleigh News and Observer

Another Sweet Treat for Wolfpack
Durham Herald Sun

Duke Victory a Piece of Cake
Raleigh News and Observer

Davidson Stuns UNC-CH
Fayetteville Observer

Clemson Falls to Miami (Fla.) in Paradise Jam Championship
clemsontigers.com

Blue Heaven No More
Raleigh News and Observer (AP)

Deacons to Tackle Fresno State
Jacksonville Daily News

Carolinas Football

Pack's Season Not Rosy Enough
Raleigh News and Observer

South Carolina Will Be Going Bowling This Year
USCSports.com

Gridiron Deacs Host N. Illinois in Home Finale
wakeforestsports.com

Gamecock Fans Can Relive the Big Game
The State - Columbia, SC

Peppers a Nagurski Finalist
Raleigh News and Observer

Deacs Set for MAC Attack from Huskies
Winston-Salem Journal

USC Bowl-Bound After win Over Clemson; Tigers Still Waiting
Rock Hill (SC) Herald


Carolinas Football

Pack, Heels have a taste for Peach
Raleigh News and Observer

USC's bowl fate rests heavily on SEC title game
The State - Columbia, SC

Rest easy, Holtz assures he'll return
The State - Columbia, SC

Wolfpack must move on again
Durham Herald Sun

Not Packin' It In
Winston-Salem Journal

Carolinas Hoops

Trouble in paradise
Durham Herald Sun

Duke escapes disaster
Greensboro News-Record

UNCG breezes to easy victory
Greensboro News-Record

Clemson Downs LaSalle, 81-69
Excite Sports

Scott takes over as Clemson wins
Raleigh News and Observer

Gamecocks' Odom era begins with a victory
Charlotte Observer

Western Carolina- WCU Basketball Opens Season with Victory over Tennessee Wesleyan
Excite Sports

Today's Games
Charlotte Observer

Tar Heels streaks could be in jeopardy
Charlotte Observer

Davidson, North Carolina not your normal matchup
Charlotte Observer

McKillop there at beginning for Doherty
Greensboro News-Record

Doherty meeting his mentor
Durham Herald Sun

Wolfpack to host James Madison
Durham Herald Sun

ESA Hosts NC State Men's And Women's Basketball Double-Header On Tuesday Night
Excite Sports

In Brief Wake men will have NCAA game here
Winston-Salem Journal


Carolinas Football

Bowl Picture Likely to be Unclear Until Dec. 2nd
Durham Herald Sun

State Champions
USCSports.com

Pack Works to Let Loss Go
Raleigh News and Observer

Holtz Has No Plans to Retire
Greenville (SC) News

NC State Monday Morning QB
Durham Herald Sun

Bowden Says Tigers Should Be Motivated Against Duke
Greenville (SC) News

UNC-CH Monday Morning QB
Durham Herald Sun

One First Down Eludes Pack
Jacksonville Daily News

USC Assistant Coaches Getting Noticed
Greenville (SC) News

Webster Home From ICU
Raleigh News and Observer

Duke Monday Morning QB
Durham Herald Sun

Wolfpack Nearly Derailed Terps
Winston-Salem Journal

Carolinas Hoops

Blue Devils Head to Hawaii
Jacksonville Daily News

USC Enters New Era Under Upstart Odom
Greenville (SC) News

Devils Primed in Paradise
Raleigh News and Observer

Songaila Powers Deacons
Raleigh News and Observer


Football

9 Maryland 23, North Carolina St 19
Excite Sports

DASCENZO- Hill, Terps, and destiny
Durham Herald Sun

Terps break Pack's back
Raleigh News and Observer

Terrapins beat Pack, clinch ACC title
Winston-Salem Journal

North Carolina 52, Duke 17
Excite Sports

Heels feeling a lot better now
Raleigh News and Observer

Devils come so close, then fall so far away
Durham Herald Sun

Heels put it together vs. Duke
Greensboro News-Record

#23 Georgia Tech 38, Wake Forest 33
Excite Sports

Yellow Jackets edge Deacons
Winston-Salem Journal

Bounces don't favor Deacs this time
Greensboro News-Record

LOST CHANCE- Deacons see bowl hopes dim
Winston-Salem Journal

#22 South Carolina 20, Clemson 15
Excite Sports

Petty keys Gamecocks by Tigers
Winston-Salem Journal

Last-minute TD lifts S.C. State over A&T
Greensboro News-Record

Appalachian crushes West Virginia Tech
Winston-Salem Journal

Basketball

College basketball- Cromartie leads Camels
Fayetteville Observer

N.C.-WILMINGTON 50, MIAMI, OHIO 42
Raleigh News and Observer

Wake Forest to play Elon today at Joel
Winston-Salem Journal


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Kelly leads Southern Miss over East Carolina
espn.com

Eagles nest in Pirates' den
Biloxi Sun Herald

Eagles storm past Pirates
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

2 down, 2 to go for Eagles
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Kelly sets school record by going over 2,000 yards
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

TCU 37, #17 Louisville 22
Excite Sports (Ticker)

TCU 37, No. 17 Louisville 22
Yahoo Sports (AP)

Frogs jump all over Cardinals
Louisville Courier-Journal

Rick Bozich- U of L lost more than a game
Louisville Courier-Journal

UL Notebook- Cardinals now see Liberty Bowl as their chance for atonement
Louisville Courier-Journal

TCU upsets Louisville to keep faint bowl hopes alive
espn.com

Bearcats can clinch bowl berth
Cincinnati Enquirer

Young QBs in spotlight
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Bulls Approach Finale Like It's Bowl Game
Tampa Tribune

CUSA Hoops

Marquette 50, #20 Indiana 49
Excite Sports (Ticker)

MU stuns Indiana on Wade's late basket
Milwaukee Journal Sentinal

West Virginia 66, Southern Miss 59
Yahoo Sports (AP)

S. Florida 82, Robert Morris 55
Yahoo Sports (AP)

Bulls Cruise To Win In Hoops Classic
Tampa Tribune

Iowa St. 77, Saint Louis 72
Yahoo Sports (AP)

UNLV likely to push UC
Cincinnati Enquirer

Analysis- Tigers have more work to do before joining ranks of elite
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Rick Bozich- U of L lost more than a game
Louisville Courier-Journal

Louisville (1-0) faces test out West
Louisville Courier-Journal


ECU a Worthy Foe for Eagles
Biloxi Sun Herald

Eagles Seek Redemption for 2000 Ranking
Biloxi Sun Herald

Elder Eagle Teaches Freshmen How to Fly
Biloxi Sun Herald

TCU Gameday
Ft. Worth Star-Telegram

Frog DB's Learning the Hard Way
Ft. Worth Star-Telegram

Bowl Exec: Blazers 'Unknown Factor'
Birmingham News

Louisville - TCU Preview
Dallas Morning News

Cards' Goal: Go 7-0 in CUSA
Lexington Herald-Leader

Cards Hungry for the Final Course
Louisville Courier-Journal

College Football Notebook
Louisville Courier-Journal

Smith Likes Life In Louisville/CUSA Notebook
ESPN.com

Eargle Has Special Role for Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

So Don't Make Me Carry You
Memphis Commercial Appeal


CUSA Football

USM's explosive offense worries East Carolina
Hattiesburg American

USM's Bower says short week has 'been good'
Hattiesburg American

ECU poses defensive challenge
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Preview- #17 Louisville at TCU
Excite Sports

Cards' Minkins getting comfy at cornerback
Louisville Courrier Journal

Tulane coaches formulate recruiting strategy
New Orleans Times-Picayune

QB has strength to lead Bearcats
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Blazers could fall victim to bowl politics
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Thanksgiving weekend college football capsules
Memphis Commercial Appeal

CUSA Hoops

#16 Oklahoma St 95, TCU 77
Excite Sports (Ticker)

New Frogs proving fearless in early games
Ft Worth Star-Telegram

Frogs blown out by Oklahoma State
Dallas Morning News

#22 Alabama 81, #14 Memphis 70
Excite Sports (Ticker)

Alabama picks off tired Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Geoff Calkins- Time for Calipari to teach
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Another comeback falls short for UAB
Birmingham Post

Men's Basketball Signees
c-usasports.com

Sinville carries Wave
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Eagles Play In Albuquerque, N.M.
southernmiss.com

Bearcats search for confidence
Cincinnati Enquirer

Pitino's first class reflects his style
Louisville Courier Journal


CUSA Football

ECU Poses Defensive Challenge
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Southern Miss Prepares for ECU
southernmiss.com

Southern Miss vs. East Carolina Notes
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Tigers in Middle of Swirling CUSA Bowl Picture
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Liberty Bowl's BYU Still After BCS Bid
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Marshall's Foe in GMAC Bowl Remains Murky
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

102nd Army - Navy Rumble
recordonline.com

CUSA Bowl Contenders
Memphis Commercial Appeal

TCU Takes Hit at Running Back
Ft. Worth Star-Telegram

ESPN's Gottfried to Interview at SMU
Dallas Morning News

College Notebook
Dallas Morning News

CUSA Notebook
CBSSportsline.com

Bulls' Defense Faces Tough Chore in Finale
Tampa Tribune

CUSA Hoops

Kansas Rebounds to Beat Houston
Houston Chronicle

Logan Will Need Some Help
Cincinnati Enquirer

Tigers Almost Overcome Iowa
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UC 83, Wright State 54
Cincinnati Enquirer

Frogs Enjoy Vegas Visit
FT. Worth Star-Telegram

Next level Has New Demons
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Coach Forced to Rebuild at Southern Miss
Memphis Commercial Appeal


CUSA Football

C-USA race for bowl berth crowded
Ft. Worth Star Telegram

Conference USA Football Notebook
c-usasports.com

Eagles dealt blow in recruiting plans
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Eagles can strengthen bowl position with win
Biloxi Sun Herald

Early morning KO is fine with Bower
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Starters get lots of rest in USM's rout of Tulane
Hattiesburg American

Liberty no BCS berth, but Smith will take it
Kentucky.com (AP)

John L. prefers bowls to playoff
Kentucky.com

U of M puts offensive betterment on the line
Memphis Commercial Appeal

NFL next for Ruffin-
Cincinnati Enquirer

Scripps Howard/Matthews: COLLEGE FOOTBALL POWER RATINGS
Memphis Commercial Appeal

CUSA Hoops & Other

Conference USA Men's Basketball Notebook
c-usasports.com

No. 3 UCLA 71, Houston 60
Excite Sports

Houston falls to UCLA 71-60 in Maui
Houston Chronicle

Pitino's influence already being felt
Louisville Courier-Journal

It's feeling like March in K.C.
Memphis Commercial Appeal

U of M will count on Hamp
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Frogs win in Las Vegas Classic run
Dallas Morning News

Hoping to get right vs. Wright
Cincinnati Enquirer

Tiger baseball team adds 4 local players
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Share and Share Alike
Memphis Commercial Appeal

TU scores early and often in dispatching Wolfpack
New Orleans Times-Picayune

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

Three C-USA Men's Soccer Teams Receive NCAA Bids
c-usasports.com

TCU's Keitany 31st at NCAA meet
Ft. Worth Star Telegram


CUSA Football

Southern Miss Report Card: The Tulane Game
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

USM Edges Closer to Bowl
Biloxi Sun Herald

Eagles Try to Extend Bowl Streak to Five
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

West Has No Gripes Following Big Win
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Inside Conference USA
SportingNews.com

Cardinals Win CUSA Title
PigskinPost.com

Liberty Bowl Boasts Attractive Pairing
Memphis Commercial Appeal

AP Top 25
SportServer.com

USAToday/ESPN Top 25
SportServer.com

Dickson Prescribes Patience for Scelfo's Struggling Program
New Orleans Times-Picayune

CUSA Hoops & Other

Cardinals Soar in Pitino's Debut
Louisville Courier-Journal

Memphis Unbeaten, But Imperfect
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Pitino Will Remember This Season as a Real Gas
Louisville Courier-Journal

Pitino Era Starts with a BANG
Louisville Courier-Journal

UH Gets Tough UCLA in Opener
Houston Chronicle

Give Him a Perfect '10'
Lexington Herald-Leader

With NCAA Aspirations, USF Opens Season
Tampa Tribune

Pitino Lights Fire Under Cards
Lexington Herald-Leader

Indiana trips Charlotte, 65-61
Lexington Herald-Leader

St. Louis Wins CUSA Soccer Championship
c-usasports.com


CUSA Football

Nov 17 Football Roundup
c-usasports.com

Southern Miss 59, Tulane 6
Excite Sports

Eagles surf weak Wave
Biloxi Sun Herald

UAB 43, Houston 21
Excite Sports

Recap: UAB 43, Houston 21
Birmingham News

Memphis 42, Army 10
Excite Sports

Wimprine, Tigers roll over Cadets
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Mistakes haunt Army
RecoredOnline.com

Army notes
RecoredOnline.com

Bowl Opponents: Marshall gets berth in GMAC
Raleigh News and Observer

Bowl Opponents: #8 BYU 24, Utah 21
Excite Sports

CUSA Basketball

USM stomps JSU in opener
Biloxi Sun Herald

UC hoops notebook
Cincinnati Enquirer

MU 80, Loyola 70
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Tigers won't overlook Northwestern St.
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Return To Glory
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Geoff Calkins- Enjoy the now Tiger followers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

C-USA- Coach Central
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Cardinals' Bender 'all business' now
Louisville Courier-Journal

Pitino will remember this season as a real gas
Louisville Courier-Journal

Recap: UAB 79, Eastern Mich 66
Birmingham News

Charlotte upends Wildcats in opener
Charlotte Observer


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