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December 15, 2002

Thad Mumau: Hoops Recruiting Report (12/15/02)
Wichita State's loss may be Pirates' gain
Bonesville.net

ECU-Mt. Olive hoops recap, box score (12/15/02)
Does the roll continue? You betcha!
Bonesville.net

Pirates Pound Mount Olive to Match Best Start Ever
ecupirates.com

ECU has little trouble downing Mt. Olive
New Bern Sun Journal

Super seven
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates match best start at 7-0
Raleigh News & Observer

Wiley’s World
Greenville Daily Reflector


December 14, 2002

'Stas'-era stalwartWheeler passes
Bonesville.net

Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk (12/14/02)
Suspense lingers after Friday the 13th Drama
Bonesville.net

Sammy Batten: Football Recruiting Report (12/14/02)
Logan recruits not abandoning ship yet
Bonesville.net

ECU Looks To Match Best Start in School History
ecupirates.com

Pirates look to go 7-0; host Mt. Olive tonight
New Bern Sun Journal

Herrion - There's no reason for a letdown
Kinston Free Press

Mount Olive College at East Carolina
Saturday December 14
7:00 PM ET
Williams Arena
Game Notes [.pdf]
Ask Coach Herrion
WCZI Audio Broadcast
Gametracker

ECU chancellor, board members decline comment
Greenville Daily Reflector

Canning Logan Doesn't Make Sense
Pigskin Post

O'Cain interested in East Carolina
Anderson Independent

ECU's search progressing
Raleigh News & Observer

More names join the rumor mill for next Pirate football coach
Greenville Daily Reflector


December 13, 2002

Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 97 (12/13/02)
Day-by-day focus ultimately leads to March

Bonesville.net

Al Myatt: View from the East (12/13/02)
Covert coaching search fuels speculation

Bonesville.net

Bonesville Internet Radio: Audio On-Demand (12/13/02)
WCZI: FROM THE BOOTH with Jeff Charles
WCZI: THE BILL HERRION SHOW

Rivers adding needed Spark for Pirates
gopirates.com

ECU not changing approach
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU needs part coach, part salesman
Fayetteville Observer

ECU, Elliott fans have some explaining to do
Charlotte Observer


December 12, 2002

Jeff Charles: From the Booth (12/12/02)
Coaching shakeups particularly hard on assistants

Bonesville.net

Bonesville Internet Radio: Audio On-Demand (12/12/02)
WCZI: Tuesday Tip Off with Hinton, Steele & HERRION

Toys For Tots Discount Offered for Saturday's Game
ecupirates.com

Pirates earning respect
Greenville Daily Reflector

Craven, Pamlico Pirate Club welcomes Herrion
New Bern Sun Journal

Eighteen ECU Swimmers Rank Nationally
ecupirates.com

Hamrick should be the next to go
Fayetteville Observer

ECU link an edge
Raleigh News & Observer

Logan's Legacy: Hard to Match
gopirates.com

The rise and fall of Steve Logan
Durham Herald-Sun

Grid recruits waiting for ECU’s pick
Greenville Daily Reflector

Bill Carson Named Assistant Coach to U.S. Junior Olympic Team
Greenville Daily Reflector


December 11, 2002

Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 96 (12/11/02)
Pirate seniors scratching heads over Logan dismissal

Bonesville.net

Bonesville Internet Radio: Audio On-Demand (12/11/02)
Exclusive: Bonesville Huddle with Brian, Al & Denny
Exclusive: Bonesville interviews Kevin Miller

ECU's Rimpf, Preston Earn All-America Honorable Mention
ecupirates.com

ECU's Rimpf, Preston earn A-A FB honors
New Bern Sun Journal

Pirate hoops catching on
Kinston Free Press


December 10, 2002

Denny O'Brien: ECU-Virginia Tech Game Story (12/10/02)
Pirates find groove to stay unbeaten

Post-game audio from Herrion & players
Box score & statistics

Bonesville.net

Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk (12/10/02)
East Carolina athletics at crossroads

Bonesville.net

Bonesville Internet Radio: Audio On-Demand (12/10/02)
Hoops: Post-game audio from Herrion & players

Pirates Overcome Virginia Tech, 76-60
ecupirates.com

Another Road Win: ECU Now 5-0
gopirates.com

Perfect Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector

Curses,Hokies foiled again
Roanoke Times

Comeback by ECU thwarts Hokies
Newport News Daily Press

East Carolina improves to 6-0 with win over Virginia Tech
New Bern Sun Journal

ECU tops Virginia Tech to stay undefeated
Kinston Free Press

Next Opponent: George Mason suspends senior for two games
Raleigh News & Observer

Pirates - be careful what you ask for
Kinston Free Press

Why let Logan go now?
Raleigh News & Observer

ECU may consider assistants
Raleigh News & Observer

Filling Logan’s post
Greenville Daily Reflector

Jennifer Jackson Named Conference USA Co-Player of the Week
ecupirates.com

Maginnes breaks through
Durham Herald-Sun


December 9, 2002

Al Myatt: View from the East (12/09/02)
Logan suddenly a man with many options

Bonesville.net

Jeff Charles: From the Booth (12/09/02)
Pirates have shot a delivering Tech some payback

Bonesville.net

East Carolina may pursue Tide's Torbush
Birmingham News

Women's Basketball Holds On To Defeat Alabama
ecupirates.com

ECU captures tournament championship
Greenville Daily Reflector

Virginia Tech at East Carolina
Monday December 7
7:00 PM ET
Williams Arena
WCZI Audio Broadcast
Gametracker

ECU Men Go For Sixth Consecutive Win Monday Night Against Virginia Tech
ecupirates.com

Badiane goes for blocked shots record
Greenville Daily Reflector

Another Road Win : ECU Now 5-0
gopirates.com

Ravens fumble big chance
 Blake's sixth fumble in seven starts
Baltimore Sun


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December 15, 2002

Deacons return to court to take on SMU tonight
Winston Salem Journal

Retro night rocks for Roach, Wolfpack
Raleigh News & Observer

Pack rains 3-pointers on overmatched Aggies
Winston Salem Journal

Clemson holds off Gardner-Webb 71-61
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Emotional outburst: Tigers outmuscle Runnin' Bulldogs for win
Anderson Independent

Mountaineers cool down Terriers
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Will UNCG's tough schedule pay?
Greensboro News-Record

Area College Basketball Roundup
Winston Salem Journal

Decision on new Charlotte NBA ownership close
Winston Salem Journal

Can't lose with either NBA owner
Charlotte Observer

Football

THE MISSING LINK
Columbia (SC) The State

Independence day
Raleigh News & Observer

N.C.'s Shrine priority- Talent
Charlotte Observer

National: Southern Cal's Palmer takes Heisman back out west
Winston Salem Journal


December 14, 2002

Wolfpack returns to Reynolds for A&T game
New Bern Sun Journal

One night only- Pack at Reynolds
Greensboro News-Record

Wolfpack returns to Reynolds
Raleigh News & Observer

Tough start for Aggies' Holmes
Greensboro News-Record

Tough week for mourning Tiger: Babalola plays on after losing mentor to cancer
Anderson Independent

Deacs grading well
Raleigh News & Observer

Furman rolls past struggling Methodist
Winston Salem Journal

Nixon- Explosive player, leader, father figure
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Football & Other

Franks signs extension of Duke contract
Winston Salem Journal

Duke extends Franks
Raleigh News & Observer

Gator Bowl sold out
Raleigh News & Observer

The ACC Roundup
Pigskin Post

A&T's move to I-A expensive
Greensboro News-Record

NCHSAA: Pair of undefeated squads ready for last game
New Bern Sun Journal


December 13, 2002

Clemson: Whitehurst ready for challenge
Anderson Independent

W.Va., U.Va. fans might fill Ericsson
Charlotte Observer

Charleston Southern down to two choices
Columbia (SC) The State

Basketball

Clemson, Duke will rough it in partially renovated arena
Charlotte Observer

NCSU: Just like old times
Durham Herald-Sun

C. Florida throttles #25 Cougars
Charlotte Observer


December 12, 2002

Grobe making light of rumors
Winston Salem Journal

Tangerine not hot ticket for Tiger fans
Anderson Independent

Clemson has sold less than 5,000 bowl tickets
Columbia (SC) The State

Clemson offers bonus with Tangerine tickets
Columbia (SC) The State

Rivers to get advice about his NFL stock
Charlotte Observer

McLendon unaffected by mystique of the Irish
Winston Salem Journal

Williams chooses the Pack
Raleigh News & Observer

Watson told NCAA USC did no wrong
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Junior-college quarterback commits to USC
Columbia (SC) The State

SEC/Alabama: Riley offered contract
Birmingham News

Basketball

The Foreign Legion: Clemson, USC looking abroad for talent
Anderson Independent

Tar Heels use break to regroup after jarring end to quick start
Winston Salem Journal


December 11, 2002

Syracuse, Anthony too much for UNCG
Greensboro News-Record

ASU struggles early, then rolls by Greensboro 80-47
Winston Salem Journal

Trainer will accompany Rams on road
Winston Salem Journal

Coastal's Butler finding his groove
Columbia (SC) The State

Tough to stop- Vitale's mouth, Duke hoops
Charlotte Observer

Football

Pack sells 21,000 Gator tickets
Durham Herald-Sun

Baylor hires new coach, leaving Grobe at Wake
Greensboro News-Record

Grobe 'happy at Wake Forest'
Raleigh News & Observer

Bowden: Baylor talks not serious
Anderson Independent

Judge dismisses contempt charge against Watson
Winston Salem Journal

Pinnock tabbed for East-West Shrine Game
Columbia (SC) The State

Morris will fill in at 'whip' linebacker
Columbia (SC) The State

Tire Bowl ticket sales at 45,000
Charlotte Observer

Three pick Pack
Raleigh News & Observer

Preps: Independence drops star LB after arrest on drug charges
Charlotte Observer


December 10, 2002

Wake Forest's Grobe ignoring the rumors about potential job openings
New Bern Sun Journal

Grobe- Bowl is 'mulligan'
Winston Salem Journal

Pack's chore
Raleigh News & Observer

Preps: Independence's Leak drops Vols from consideration
Charlotte Observer

Basketball

Duke men move up; UNC tumbles in polls
Raleigh News & Observer

Giving a Devil His Due
Winston Salem Journal

SoCon names Nixon Player of the Week
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Up on the rooftop, ads give fans pause
Raleigh News & Observer

No clear choice for Charlotte owner
Raleigh News & Observer

Thad Mumau: ACC teams gearing up for spring signing period
Fayetteville Observer


December 9, 2002

Hodge sparks State
Raleigh News & Observer

Pack surges back
Durham Herald-Sun

Lights go out on Gamecocks
Columbia (SC) The State

Return to the ACC brings back memories
Columbia (SC) The State

Start planning for bowl season
-Pack to bask in Irish's visibility
-Mountaineers, Cavs headed to Charlotte
-Wake Forest glad to get bowl bid after last year's snub
-Clemson to play Texas Tech in Tangerine Bowl
Charlotte Observer

Deacs in Seattle Bowl; Grobe, Baylor talk
Raleigh News & Observer

Seattle Bowl is Deacs' reward Wake Forest will play
Winston Salem Journal

Deacs like answer to Bowl question
Greensboro News-Record

Amato ecstatic to play Irish
Durham Herald-Sun

Pack feels lucky to face Irish
Raleigh News & Observer

Tigers to face Red Raiders
Columbia (SC) The State

Davis dreams of Aggie's future
Greensboro News-Record


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December 15, 2002

Miami Fla at Charlotte
Sunday 4:00 PM ET
Game Notes
Audio Broadcast

C-USA Men's Basketball Summaries for December 14
Saint Louis 63, Dayton 55  
UL Monroe 90, TCU 79  
Wright St 69, South Florida 68  
Missouri 93, Memphis 78  
Cincinnati 65, La Salle 62  
Notre Dame 102, DePaul 71  
Arkansas St 64, Southern Miss 48  
East Carolina 90, Mount Olive College 62  
Louisville 91, Seton Hall 70  
Marquette 63, Wisconsin 54

Brown answers call, sparks Bills to victory
St Louis Post Dispatch

At SLU, these are the times that try men's souls
St Louis Post Dispatch

UC 65, LaSalle 62
Cincinnati Enquirer

Eagles win state rivalry
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Cardinals a load on road
Louisville Courier Journal

Cards take Seton Hall, Manhattan by storm
Louisville Courier Journal

DePaul gets taken to the Matt by ND
Chicago Sun Times

DePaul learns how high up is
Chicago Tribune

Missouri pounds U of M
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Family and friends help Coach Finch reach for his biggest-ever rebound
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Poor shooting, turnovers cost Golden Eagles
Hattiesburg American

Turnovers lose game for Eagles
Biloxi Sun-Herald

Eagles show how not to play the game
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

USF Beaten At Buzzer
Tampa Tribune

Frogs outhustled and outmuscled
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Horned Frogs' loss is a big step backward
Dallas News

Lady Frogs' upset bid falls short
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Audio: NPR on Basketball Recruiting
National Public Radio (Real Audio Required)

Football

Backup QBs allow Cards to look into the future
Louisville Courier Journal

Louisville trio back at home
Mobile Register

Mean Green's defense a problem for 'Cats
Cincinnati Enquirer

Guidugli throwing less and producing more
Cincinnati Enquirer

Ruffin ends career at home
New Orleans Times Picayune

USM bowl ticket sales top 3,000
Hattiesburg American

Army's Berry lousy season
Times Herald Record

Briles selects four more assistants for UH staff
Houston Chronicle


December 14, 2002

USF Athlete Saves 2 Men From Sunken, Overturned Car
Tampa Tribune

Crimson Tide Booster: Moore Would Take Leavitt Now
Tampa Tribune

Bowl opener drawing yawns
Cincinnati Post

Ruffin goes home
Cincinnati Enquirer

Soccer: Charlotte's Courtney Crandell Named First Team NSCAA All-American
c-usasports.com

C-USA Men's Basketball for December 14
Dayton at Saint Louis 1:00 pm
UL Monroe at TCU 1:05 pm
South Florida at Wright St 2:05 pm
Memphis at Missouri 4:30 pm
La Salle at Cincinnati 6:05 pm
DePaul at Notre Dame 6:30 pm
Arkansas St at Southern Miss 7:00 pm
Mount Olive College at East Carolina 7:00 pm
Louisville at Seton Hall 7:00 pm
Wisconsin at Marquette 7:30 pm

SLU needs group effort on boards to beat Dayton
St Louis Post-Dispatch

Pitino to take Cards for road test
Louisville Courier Journal

U of L, Seton Hall go way back
Louisville Courier Journal

Offense all the rage for Badgers, Eagles
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Scoring solution possible
Cincinnati Enquirer

USM hosts Arkansas State today
Hattiesburg American

Eagles bent on building game
Biloxi Sun-Herald

JC transfer Johnson making splash at USM
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

For Tigers, winning isn't everything
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Preview- Tigers vs. Missouri
-Analyzing The Keys To The Game
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Climate a plus for potential Tiger
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Frogs finally discover the right road to take
Dallas News


December 13, 2002

Numbers don't lie ... DePaul getting defensive; Pirates Hot
espn.com

Eagles Return Home For Arkansas State Game
southernmiss.com

Gaine-ing momentum
Biloxi Sun-Herald

Plot thickens for Tigers' showdown
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Cardinals frugal for bowl game
Louisville Courier Journal

Leavitt's `Priceless' Job Worth Millions
Tampa Tribune

UH head coach Briles names two assistants
Houston Chronicle

Tigers target JUCO linemen
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Previews From the Houston Chronicle
-New Orleans Bowl
-GMAC bowl
-Houston Bowl
-Hawaii Bowl
-Liberty Bowl

Lupton Stadium Debut to be Held Under the Lights
gofrogs.com


December 12, 2002

Conference USA Bowl Release
c-usasports.com

Bowl brings buzz
Mobile Register

Old problem returns for Nix
Hattiesburg American

Davis has tough decision to make
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

Practice time is limited by early bowl
Cincinnati Post

North Texas defense to challenge UC
Cincinnati Enquirer

Mean Green Awaits ’Cats in Big easy
UC News Record

Dunbar's return a special lift for TCU
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Leavitt Set To Sign New USF Deal
Tampa Tribune

Old Frog tries to save Bears
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Basketball & Volleyball

DePaul's women surprise No. 8 Irish
Chicago Tribune

Exhibition: Cards rulers of One World
Louisville Courier Journal

Kirkland has an opportunity to be UC's offensive catalyst
Cincinnati Post

UC’s Barker feeling pressure at point
Cincinnati Enquirer

Tigers' Richmond hoping to put stormy past behind
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Nine C-USA Volleyball Players Earn All-Midwest Region Accolades
c-usasports.com

South Florida's Nancy Mueller Earns AVCA/Tachikara Midwest Region Coach of the Year
c-usasports.com


December 11, 2002

Ten C-USA Players Named All-Americans by CollegeFootballNews.com
c-usasports.com

CNN/SI Honors Eight C-USA Football Players
c-usasports.com

For C-USA, title game would be big league
Cincinnati Post

Minter criticizes C-USA bowl process
Cincinnati Enquirer

USM officials hit high gear selling tickets
Hattiesburg American

Despite health woes, Nix vows to be back for Houston Bowl
Biloxi Sun Herald

Golden Opportunity
Mobile Register

UH Notebook- Maggard tries to emphasize fund-raising
Houston Chronicle

Paper reports Tide interest in Leavitt
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

Leavitt Leaving?
Tampa Tribune

Leavitt, Riley interviewed
Birmingham News

NO Bowl: UNT glad to lead off bowl season
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Oklahoma State coaches scout Houston Bowl
Houston Chronicle

C-USA Men's Basketball Summaries for December 10
TCU 87, North Texas 80  
DePaul 73, Ohio 65  
Kentucky 76, Tulane 60 (New Orleans Arena)

MU assistant- Schwab battles lung disease
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wizig's C-USA rankings
Houston Chronicle

TCU's Big Three seize control over UNT
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Frogs unleash Big Three, 3s on UNT
Dallas News

Demons put on a show
Chicago Tribune

Defense does it again for Demons against Ohio
Chicago Sun Times

Wildcats shooting torches Green Wave
New Orleans Times Picayune

Wildcats teach Wave a thing or three
New Orleans Times Picayune

Bogans has the whole package in 76-60 romp
Louisville Courier Journal

Pitino to put young Cardinals on exhibit in exhibition tonight
Louisville Courier Journal

Pitino cans Cards' in-season exhibitions
Lexington (KY) Herald Leader

Louisville Cardinals Report
Louisville Courier Journal

Defense tops 49ers priorities
Charlotte Observer

Braun, Diener navigate detours at St. Louis U.
St Louis Post Dispatch

Learning curve tricky for UC's Hicks
Cincinnati Enquirer

UC Men Hope for Better Shooting
UCBearcats.com

A Wild Ride
Memphis Commercial Appeal


December 10, 2002

U of L's Dewayne White Named Disney's Wide World of Sports Spirit Award Winner
c-usasports.com

Bearcats feeling slighted
New Orleans Times Picayune

Guidugli's turnaround mirrors UC's fortunes
Cincinnati Enquirer

Houston Bowl teams set
Hattiesburg American

Leavitt A Hot Commodity
Tampa Tribune

Former star Phillips rejoins UH
Houston Chronicle

UAB's Hackney is C-USA's offensive freshman of year
Birmingham News

Who’s Hot
Collegefootballnews.com

Basketball

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

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

C-USA Men's Basketball Summaries for December 9
East Carolina 76, Virginia Tech 60  
Sw Texas St 68, Houston 59  
 
C-USA Men's Basketball for December 10
TCU at North Texas 7:05 pm
Ohio at DePaul 7:30 pm
Kentucky at Tulane (New Orleans Arena) 8:00 pm

Houston Defeated By Southwest Texas State, 68-59
uhcougars.com

UH hits road bump at SW Texas
Houston Chronicle

TCU Men Travel to North Texas on Tuesday
gofrogs.com

GAMEDAY: TCU at North Texas
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Blue Demons Host Ohio On Tuesday
depaulbluedemons.com

Green Wave Men Host No. 12 Kentucky on Tuesday Evening
tulanegreenwave.com

Cats wary of wrong turn on trip to Tulane
Louisville Courier Journal

Diener is expected to play on Saturday
St Louis Post Dispatch

UC-XU handshake tiff ends
Cincinnati Enquirer


December 9, 2002

C-USA Men's Basketball Weekend Roundup
c-usasports.com

No. 8 Florida 68, South Florida 52
Yahoo Sports (AP)

UF Builds Big Lead, Cruises
Tampa Tribune

Bad shooting haunting UC
Cincinnati Enquirer

Lesson- Get Stokes help
Cincinnati Post

Shootout shows class of coaching
Cincinnati Post

C-USA Men's Basketball for December 9
Virginia Tech at East Carolina 7:00 pm
Houston at Sw Texas St 7:00 pm

Bulls Officially Snubbed
Tampa Tribune

Oklahoma State picked to face USM in Houston
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

Piening's special
Cincinnati Enquirer

Cards take pre-bowl break to get refreshed
Louisville Courier Journal

Ragone's record shakes dust off U of L legend
Louisville Courier Journal

It's time to move state finals to U of L
Louisville Courier Journal

Higgins LB commits to TU
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Pugh, Scherer are Top Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Southwest bowl previews
Dallas News


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