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East Carolina

Carolinas

Conference USA

Pirates Emerge from Shooting Woes to Dump SLU
Bonesville.net

Pirates Use Season-Best Shooting Performance To Down Saint Louis
ecupirates.com

Slumping Bills falter against Pirates' zone
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Men's Basketball Drops Decision To East Carolina, 69-63
SLUbillikens.com

East Carolina women try to snap six-game losing streak
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU officially kicks off stadium drive
Greenville Daily Reflector

Baseball holds second annual fan event
gopirates.com

Alumni game a bit hit
gopirates.com

Pirates welcome alums
Greenville Daily Reflector

Clemson Defeats Men`s Tennis, 6-1
ecupirates.com

Men`s Track Team Runs Well at Verizon Millrose Games
ecupirates.com


Danny Whitford: If Merle Isn't Your Style, You're Too Young to Get It (02/01/02)
Bonesville.net

Bonesville Exclusive: Player & Coach of the Year Flashbacks (02/02/02)
Bonesville.net

Pirate Basketball GameDay
ecupirates.com

Home Again: Pirates-SLU Preview
gopirates.com

Big Weekend on Campus
gopirates.com

Romar tries to stay upbeat amid Bills' skid
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Brian Bailey: Pirates Must Clean Up Act and Regroup in a Hurry (02/01/02)
Bonesville.net

East Carolina women lose
Greenville Daily Reflector

Hamp's career effort powers Lady Tigers past Pirates
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Men`s Tennis Defeated At High Point, 4-2
ecupirates.com


Al Myatt: Tropical Excursion All Business for Focused 'Skinner' (01/31/02)
Bonesville.net

Stokes to receive $40,000 resignation settlement from ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

Struggling ECU visits Lady Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Warren County-ECU pipeline still flows
Henderson Dispatch

Recruiting- ECU, Duke get football commitments
Fayetteville Observer

Baseball`s "Meet The Pirates" Slated for Feb. 2
ecupirates.com

NFL Draft: Garrard-Jacksonville Jaguars Notebook
The Sporting News


Pirate Football

Denny O'Brien: ECU's Flagship Status on the Gridiron Under Attack (01/30/02)
Bonesville.net

ECU gains commitments
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU Adds JC Safety, ThreePrep Stars to Recruiting Class (01/30/02)
Bonesville.net

Updated List of 22 Verbal Commitments (01/30/02)
Bonesville.net

Pirate Basketball

Pirates search for replacement
Greenville Daily Reflector

Primus leaves Pirates
Raleigh News & Observer

Billikens continue Road Swing at ECU
SLUBilikens.com

ECU-UC Game Recap/Box Score (01/30/02)
Bonesville.net (AP)

Pirate Softball

Pirate Softball Picked Sixth In Conference USA Preseason Poll
ecupirates.com


Bearcats Devour Depleted Pirates (01/30/02)
Bonesville.net (AP)

Cincinnati crushes ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

Primus leaves team, two others suspended
Greenville Daily Reflector

Men`s Basketball Falls At No. 4 Cincinnati, 75-48
ecupirates.com

Guardless Pirates lose at Cincy
gopirates.com

Bearcats riding high
Greenville Daily Reflector

No. 4 Cincinnati 75, East Carolina 48
Yahoo Sports (AP)

Cincinnati 75, ECU 48 
Yahoo Sports (Ticker)

Football

East Carolina picks up commitment
Greenville Daily Reflector

Graham, Hunt, Jones & Moton Profiles (01/30/02)
Bonesville.net

Updated List of 22 Pirate Football Verbals (01/30/02)
Bonesville.net

Nine sleepers the NFL draftniks are overlooking
CollegFootballNews.com

Baseball

2002 ECU Baseball Preview
ecupirates.com

ECU Baseball Picked Third in C-USA Preseason Poll
ecupirates.com

Pirates tabbed third in baseball
Greenville Daily Reflector


Brian Bailey: No Lack of Confidence in the Pirate Camp (01/29/02)
Bonesville.net

Bearcats Target ECU as Next Victim (01/29/02)
Bonesville.net (AP)

No. 4 Bearcats riding high
Greenville Daily Reflector

Recruits key to Pirates’ future
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU visits Cincy: Gameday Preview
gopirates.com

UC shoots for 20th straight win
Cincinnati Enquirer

Bearcat Men Seek No. 20 on Tuesday
UCBearcats.com

Success will take time for ECU hoops
Kinston Free Press

Inman commits to Georgia
Fayetteville Observer

ECU swimmers split at UMBC/GW Tri-Meet
ecupirates.com

Al Myatt: View from the East (01/28/02)
Bonesville.net

Zoom-in Image from ECU-Charlotte Game (01/28/02)
Bonesville.net (Greg Vacek)


ECU-Charlotte Game Recap/Box Score (01/27/02)
Bonesville.net (AP)

Senior Bowl: Garrard Leading Rusher in Losing Effort (01/27/02)
Bonesville.net (AP)

TCU’s defense too much as Frogs hop past East Carolina, 58-42
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates Drop Fifth In A Row
ecupirates.com

Lady Frogs Sink East Carolina By 58-42 Count
gofrogs.com

Peele- What’s behind Dee Stokes’ resignation
Greenville Daily Reflector


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Devils hold off Tigers
Raleigh News and Observer

Tough ride for Duke
Durham Herald Sun

Duke pulls away from Clemson at the end
Columbia (SC) The State

Heels tied for last after loss to Tech
Greensboro News Record

A lasting loss for Heels
Raleigh News and Observer

Deacons deny Seminoles
Winston Salem Journal

Hicks' heroics spark Deacons
Greensboro News Record

Kentucky burns USC for 17-point victory
Columbia (SC) The State

Prince, Fitch lead Wildcats past Gamecocks
sportserver.com

Wolfpack's last game at Cole
Raleigh News and Observer

Pack ready to face Maryland demons
Durham Herald Sun

Davidson hangs on to snap Appalachian State's win streak
Winston Salem Journal

Davidson goes inside for victory
Charlotte Observer

Area Roundup
Winston Salem Journal

UNCG looks ready for prime time in win
Greensboro News Record

VanHoose shoots NCCU to victory
Durham Herald Sun

Terrell's big game lifts UNCW past Hofstra
Wilmington Morning Star

Coll. of Charleston 62, Furman 45
Yahoo sports

Wofford 78, VMI 68
Yahoo sports

N.C.-Asheville 67, High Point 61
Yahoo sports

Radford 70, Charleston Southern 52
Yahoo sports

South Carolina St. 61, Delaware St. 55
Yahoo sports

North Carolina A&T 77, Howard 75
Yahoo sports

Stetson 72, Campbell 69
Yahoo sports

Chattanooga 84, The Citadel 77
Yahoo sports

Coastal Carolina 58, Liberty 54
Yahoo sports


Blue Devils keep on rollin’
Durham Herald Sun

Duke duo leads by example
Raleigh News & Observer

Wildcats hope to build off huge win in matchup with Gamecocks
sportserver.com

USC taking charge on defense
Columbia (SC) The State

Camden star takes Tigers over USC
Charlotte Observer

Heels take on Tech in search of relief
Durham Herald Sun

Deacons to pay call on erratic Seminoles
Winston Salem Journal

Q&A with Wake Forest’s Darius Songaila
Durham Herald Sun

ACC hierarchy looks set at midpoint
Greensboro News-Record

ACC's 1st half yields the usual, surprises
Raleigh News & Observer

ASU: Making His Point
Winston Salem Journal

Davidson's foreign merger pays increasing dividends
Charlotte Observer

CIAA news: Super Flip'
Raleigh News & Observer

Aggies' streak could be just beginning
Greensboro News-Record

Winston-Salem State to play improved N.C. Central
Winston Salem Journal

CIAA Notebook
Winston Salem Journal

D-II crowds cozy but crazy
Charlotte Observer

College baseball- Campbell opens with victory
Fayetteville Observer

Trip to bayou unveils next NBA market
Charlotte Observer


No. 1 Duke shows little mercy on North Carolina
Greensboro News-Record

Beaten black and blue
Raleigh News & Observer

Devils roll by Tar Heels
Winston Salem Journal

Hurting Heels hope to avoid play-in game
Charlotte Observer

Woeful Heels- Just how long will slide last-
Winston Salem Journal

Storied rivalry now in ruins
Raleigh News & Observer

At least UNC fans managed to reclaim Dome
Greensboro News-Record

Deacons have folks chewing their nails
Winston Salem Journal

SCon Notebook
Winston Salem Journal

Return of ASU's Boxler remains in doubt
Winston Salem Journal

Winthrop 68, Coastal Carolina 49
Yahoo sports

Reserves lead run in Eagles victory
Charlotte Observer

Tigers get past personality differences
Columbia (SC) The State

Wake Forest adds All-American LB
Charlotte Observer

Former Auburn assistant takes Clemson defensive coordinator job
Raleigh News & Observer

College baseball- Campbell opens against Delaware State
Fayetteville Observer


Deacons hold off Wolfpack
Winston Salem Journal

No replay for Wolfpack
Raleigh News & Observer

Pack rally falls short
Durham Herald Sun

Pack of past seasons makes appearance
Greensboro News-Record

Odd: Hot winter's day has Wolfpack bothered
Winston Salem Journal

Howard's free throws clinch win
Greensboro News-Record

Duke-UNC rivalry is still the one
Durham Herald Sun

Rivalry's heat can trump logic
Raleigh News & Observer

Strong teams better for rivalry
Greensboro News-Record

Bradley's big night
Columbia (SC) The State

S. Carolina tops No. 16 Georgia
Charlotte Observer

Ex-USC back Watson opts for jury trial
Charlotte Observer

Area Roundup
Winston Salem Journal

Davidson puts away Wofford in 2nd half
Charlotte Observer

NCCU men come close, fall short
Durham Herald Sun

Aggies capture 5th win in a row
Greensboro News-Record

Davis chooses Heels over Pack and Vols
Greensboro News-Record


Ranking the SEC and ACC
Columbia (SC) The State

Blue Devils expecting Tar Heels to give all
Winston Salem Journal

Duke recruit’s case may go to grand jury
Durham Herald Sun

N.C. State grounded despite fast start
Fayetteville Observer

Elon 63, Liberty 56
Yahoo Sports (AP)

Winthrop 81, High Point 71
Yahoo Sports (AP)

Eagles win, but don't soar, at home against Panthers
Charlotte Observer

Gardner-Webb 81, Brevard 68
Yahoo Sports (AP)

Birmingham-Southern 62, Charleston Southern 60
Yahoo Sports (AP)

Rams shut down Broncos
Winston Salem Journal

Duke-UNC showdown a family affair
Durham Herald Sun

Deacs hope for breakthrough against surprising Pack
Winston Salem Journal

Helping Pack from back
Raleigh News & Observer

Wake’s Howard displays all-around game
Durham Herald Sun

Wake's Howard leading by action
Greensboro News-Record

Shyatt backs off his post-UNC remarks
Columbia (SC) The State

Tough road stretch begins for NCCU
Durham Herald Sun

When coaches are at a loss for a victory
Greensboro News-Record

TV exposure both a blessing and a curse
Greensboro News-Record

Point, counterpoint
Raleigh News & Observer

Football

Wolfpack lands football recruit
Durham Herald Sun

Wolfpack adds a tight end-- Blue Devils land defender
Winston Salem Journal

Eastern Wayne’s Lawson commits to N.C. State
Fayetteville Observer

Pro Sports

Canes-Tribute night nearly right
Raleigh News & Observer


Al Myatt: State Line Hoops Report© (01/28/02)
Bonesville.net

Devils don’t see 6-11, they see Tar Heels
Durham Herald Sun

Wolfpack on the verge of NCAA bid
Durham Herald Sun

Colleges- Pack’s Grundy ACC player of week
Durham Herald Sun

Deacs' 'praying mantis'
Raleigh News and Observer

Apps subdue Western on road
Winston Salem Journal

UNCG 'slays the giant'
Greensboro News-Record

Aggies' winning streak at four
Greensboro News-Record

CIAA Notebook
Winston Salem Journal

WSSU: Meeting the Challenge
Winston Salem Journal

N.C.-Wilmington 56, Towson 46
Raleigh News and Observer

Basketball recruiting- Decisions coming earlier
Fayetteville Observer

Associated Press Top 25 Hoops Poll (01/28/02)
Bonesville.net (AP)

Never on Sunday- Duke's Dunleavy dislikes TV schedule
Jacksonville Daily News

Shyatt remains right coach for Clemson
Columbia (SC) The State

Football

Catawba Player Remembered as Leader (01/28/02)
Bonesville.net (AP)

Clemson adds Pitt to 2009-10 schedule
Columbia (SC) The State

Reaves joins USC staff
Columbia (SC) The State

S. Carolina picks up size for lines
Charlotte Observer

Baseball

Swerdzewski, Eagles swinging for World Series
Rock Hill Herald

PRO SPORTS

Francis is Canes’ Ripken
Durham Herald Sun


Devils tough enough
Raleigh News and Observer

Top-ranked Blue Devils overwhelm Cavaliers
Sportserver.com

Duke’s second-half spurts put away Cavs
Durham Herald Sun

Unexpectedly easy rout for Heels
Durham Herald Sun

Clemson's defeat brings out internal problems, coach says
Raleigh News and Observer

Tar Heels crush Clemson
Sportserver.com

ACC Insider | Gregg Doyel
Charlotte Observer

State OKs football center design
Raleigh News and Observer

Southern Conference race still wide open
Greensboro News-Record

ASU to try for second straight road victory against Western
Winston Salem Journal

Apps get commitment from lineman
Winston Salem Journal

Golden Bulls whip Rams to stay unbeaten in CIAA
Winston Salem Journal

N.C. A&T gets to the point of winning
Greensboro News-Record

Hornets

Great Escape- Wooldridge saved skin, not soul
Winston Salem Journal


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Eagles shock No.4 Cincinnati 
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Marquette's Wade sparks upset of Bearcats
Cincinnati Enquirer

Take that, Bearcats- Marquette tops nation's No. 4 team
sportserver.com

Eagles taking right steps
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Golden Eagles assistant coach treated for lung disease
Yahoo sports

Former Bearcats coach dies at 85
Cincinnati Enquirer

C-USA Roundup-Memphis keeps house clean
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Memphis 98, TCU 72
Yahoo sports

Tigers get physical, rip TCU
Memphis Commercial Appeal

TCU refuses to quit
Dallas Morning News

Softer approach works for Tiger
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Charlotte 83, Houston 68
Yahoo sports

Charlotte 49ers down UH at line, 83-68
Houston Chronicle

Tulane 66, Southern Miss. 61, Overtime
Yahoo sports

Golden Eagles drowned by Wave
Jackson Clarion Ledger

USF Reaping Rewards Of Leavitt's Philosophy
Tampa Tribune


Louisville 96, South Florida 77
Yahoo sports

Bull's-eyes over Bulls
Louisville Courier Journal

Gaines, Louisville Sink USF
Tampa Tribune

Cards' boys of summer resurrect Dance talk
Louisville Courier Journal

Game of the Week: Cincinnati at Marquette
Yahoo sports

UC must watch out for Wade
Cincinnati Enquirer

Defensive Battle on Tap
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Preview- Cincinnati at Marquette
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Chart- Two teams on the defensive
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

C-USA power Cincinnati brings athleticism to Marquette
Yahoo sports

Houston set to go for gold against Charlotte
Yahoo sports

Smith uncertain as UH battles Charlotte
Houston Chronicle

3 Demons suspended over academics
Chicago Tribune

DePaul suspends three for academic violations
Yahoo sports

Tiger is artistic, on and off court
Memphis Commercial Appeal

USM's Lambert handles new roles with aplomb
Jackson Clarion Ledger

USM great Reed Green dies at 90
Biloxi Sun-Herald


Bulls Face An Uphill Battle At Freedom Hall
Tampa Tribune

USF at Louisville (7pm ET ESPN)
Tampa Tribune

Cincinnati/Marquette Preview
bearcatnews.com

'It's gut-check time' for Bearcats
cincypost.com

C-USA showdown- Well-guarded secret
Chicago Tribune

USF Beefs Up 2002 Football Schedule
Tampa Tribune

Analysis- Tigers took all Cards gave, and persevered
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tigers prove worth vs. Cards
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Excitement returns to USM baseball
Hattiesburg American

USM sends 10th Eagle to Super Bowl
WDAM


C-USA Men's Basketball Notebook
CUSASports.com

C-USA insider
The Sporting News

This week in C-USA
CNNSI.com

Sportsticker College Basketball Notebook
Yahoo Sports

C-USA longing for r-e-s-p-e-c-t
CincyPost.com

Tigers vs. Cards good for C-USA
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Wagner, Memphis beat Pitino's Cardinals
sportserver.com

Milt's kid wilts Cardinals
Louisville Courier Journal

It's official- Cardinals and Tigers rivals again
Louisville Courier Journal

Tigers tough one out vs. rival Cards
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Wagner buries Cardinals
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Geoff Calkins- This one lived up to billing
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tiger assistant going to Indiana
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Defensive standoff may unfold
Cincinnati Enquirer

C-USA still stuck in Cincinnati's shadow
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Misunderstood Huggins has Bearcats in national title hunt
CBS SportsLine

UC Men Seek 21st Win at Marquette
UCBearcats.com


Nation’s Longest Win Streak Reaches 20
UCBearcats.com

Bearcats win 20th
Cincinnati Enquirer

SULLIVAN- 'Cats just too good
Cincinnati Enquirer

Johnson clears way for 49ers
Charlotte Observer

Same old script dooms DePaul
Chicago Tribune

DePaul's Oden leaves team
Sportserver.com

Southern Miss 67, Saint Louis 46
Yahoo Sports (AP)

Southern Miss strikes gold
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Southern Miss to be without injured Carter for two weeks
Yahoo Sports (AP)

Marquette 68, Tulane 66
Yahoo Sports (AP)

MU 68, TULANE 66- Defense helps pull Eales through
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Last-minute turnovers devastate Green Wave
New Orleans Times Picayune

Alabama-Birmingham 77, TCU 71
Yahoo Sports (AP)

Frogs stumble again, fall to UAB, 77-71
Dallas Morning News

South Florida 84, Cent. Florida 79
Yahoo Sports (AP)

McDonald Rescues Bulls
Tampa Tribune

San Diego St. 78, Houston 66
Yahoo Sports (AP)

San Diego State stops UH
Houston Chronicle

C-USA notebook-League needs revered team besides Cincy
Houston Chronicle

Wizig's rankings
Houston Chronicle

League can't get break in RPI
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Pitino, Calipari both talk good game
Louisville Courier Journal

Calipari, Pitino add new chapter to their drama
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Dajuan Wagner- Star freshman happy at Memphis
Louisville Courier Journal

Preview- Memphis vs. Louisville
Memphis Commercial Appeal

C-USA Women's Basketball Notebook
CUSASports.com

Baseball, Football, Track

Tulane chosen as baseball favorite
CUSASports.com

Five C-USA Players To Appear in Super Bowl XXXVI
CUSASports.com

Tulane's Ramsey Chosen For Capital One All-Star Challenge
CUSASports.com

UH makes recruiting gains in football
Houston Chronicle

C-USA Men's Track and Field Release
CUSASports.com

C-USA Men's Track and Field Release
CUSASports.com


Zack McMillin- League coaches out for respect
Memphis Commercial Appeal

C-USA getting no RPI respect
Birmingham News

CUSA Men’s Basketball Notebook
CUSASports.com

100th victory next for Logan
Cincinnati Enquirer

Logan shows again why he's best in CUSA
cincypost.com

2002 'Cats share traits with 1992 Final Four squad
cincypost.com

BURLISON: Logan lifts Bearcats, lands nod as player of the week
FoxSports.com

Kohn 'guts it out' on court
Charlotte Observer

Losing Hornets could hurt 49ers
Charlotte Observer

On the block-Jackson coming along
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

C-USA notes- Going gets tougher
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Sputtering Bills face another stiff defense
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Three-pointers add up for Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Bulls Will Try To Focus, Jackson Seeks Record
Tampa Tribune

Tulane seeks to restore confidence
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Bartow aims to slow Frogs
Birmingham News

COACH GREENBERG: The RPI is a joke
Fox Sports

Football

Tigers continue to land prospects
Memphis Commercial Appeal

USF Gets Commitments From 2 More Players
Tampa Tribune

Worthing QB Moore commits to UH
Houston Chronicle

Southern Miss commitments
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Fieldhouse construction photos
GoldenEagles.net

Baseball

Coach Palmer pleased with first week of practice
Southern Miss.com


UC 4th in coaches poll
Cincinnati Enquirer

Bartow in Hot Water for Criticizing Refs (01/27/02)
Bonesville.net (AP)

McElroy gets defensive
Cincinnati Enquirer

East standout chooses Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal


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