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December 31, 2002

Denny O'Brien: ECU-Marquette Coverage (12.31.02)
School's out but Marquette gets Minges bonus lesson
Box score & statistics
Associated Press game story
Post-game audio from Herrion, Crean & players
Bonesville.net

Pirates spring home court ambush (12.31.02)
Bonesville.net (AP)

Bonesville Internet Radio: Audio On-Demand (12.31.02)
Post-game audio from Herrion, Crean & players

 Video: Marquette vs. East Carolina
Standard | Cable Modem
espn.com

Pirates Stun No. 9 Marquette, 73-70
-Photo gallery
ecupirates.com

STORM THE COURT- ECU Upsets Marquette Again
gopirates.com

Pirates do it again
reflector.com

Another miracle at Minges
newsandobserver.com

Pirates upset Eagles again
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

No. 13 Men's Basketball Falls In C-USA Opener
gomarquette.com

Monday Madness: Marquette fell to East Carolina
espn.com

Lady Pirates Win Fourth Straight
-Box score
ecupirates.com

ECU women use balance to claim win
reflector.com

December 30, 2002

Al Myatt: View from the East (12/30/02)
Herrion: Pirates need to rediscover 'chip'
bonesville.net

Golden Eagles in pay-back mood against pesky Pirates
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

ECU to Host Marquette in C-USA Opener
-Live official statistics
-Live WCZI audio broadcast
-Live Marquette audio broadcast
-Complete game notes [PDF]
-Pay Per View: ESPN Full Court
ecupirates.com

ECU awaits call on guard
newsandobserver.com

ECU starts league play against No. 13 Marquette
reflector.com

Marquette Basketball Opens C-USA Season At East Carolina
gomarquette.com

ECU’s Baldwin quite familiar with women’s tourney foe
reflector.com

Coaching moves highlight 2002
reflector.com

NFL

Glimpse of future?
Jacksonville.com

Garrard offers option
Jaguars.com

Video: 12/29 - Garrard's Colts post game
Jaguars.com

Not perfect, but Blake still worth another shot
Baltimore Sun

December 29, 2002

Bonesville: Flashback - 02/26/02 (12/29/02) Pirates' sticky zone confounds No. 9 Marquette
bonesville.net

December 28, 2002

ECU hiring Florida's Odom
newsandobserver.com

THOMPSON NAMES D.C., RETAINS MCMANUS
gopirates.com

Thompson Names First Two Additions to Coaching Staff
ecupirates.com

Zook picks Thompson’s replacement
reflector.com

December 27, 2002

Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook Special (12/27/02) Q&A with George Koonce
bonesville.net

Denny O'Brien: Pirate Football News (12/27/02) Another Gator headed for ECU
bonesville.net

Bonesville Internet Radio: Audio On-Demand (12/27/02) WCZI: Bill Herrion Radio Call-In Show
bonesville.net

Thompson chooses defensive coordinator
reflector.com

Garrard may get first start
newsandobserver.com

December 24-26, 2002

Al Myatt: View from the East (12/26/02) Thompson one of Ma Bell's best customers these days
bonesville.net

Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 98 (12/25/02) Time will tell the tale on Thompson selection
bonesville.net

Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk (12/24/02) ECU gets 'Bah! Humbug!' treatment in Conway
bonesville.net

Bonesville: ECU-Coastal hoops recap, box score (12/24/02) Travis-less Pirates take one on chin
bonesville.net

Linebacker Moore Earns Second Freshman All-America Honor
ecupirates.com

ECU freshman is All-American
reflector.com

Pirates stunned by Coastal Carolina, 90-71
reflector.com

December 23, 2002

Al Myatt: View from the East (12/23/02) Thompson, ECU warm up to each other rapidly
bonesville.net

Pirate Baseball Ranked 36th in Preseason Poll
ecupirates.com

Pirates Face Coastal Carolina in Pre-Christmas Road Game
ecupirates.com

Pirates bounce back from first loss with convincing victory
reflector.com

ECU baseball ranked 36th
reflector.com

December 22, 2002

Ron Cherubini - Pirate Time Machine No. 18 (12/22/02) Luke Fisher: Bowl hero set the standard
bonesville.net

Bonesville: ECU-Campbell hoops recap, box score (12/22/02) ECU bounces back at Camels' expense
bonesville.net

BACK ON TRACK- ECU WHIPS CAMPBELL 86-61
gopirates.com

Pirates bounce back from first loss with convincing victory
reflector.com

New coach places importance on recruiting, staff
reflector.com

What they said about John Thompson
reflector.com

Herrion a stickler about players’ academics
reflector.com

December 21, 2002

Denny O'Brien: Coach Thompson Press Conference (12/21/02)
Eager to build on 'great tradition'
Audio: Complete press conference from start to finish
Audio: Chancellor William Muse comments
Audio: Paul Troth & Brian Rimpf comments

bonesville.net

Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk (12/21/02) Only Muse has answer to burning question
bonesville.net

Bonesville: Thompson geared up with '30-day plan' (12/21/02)
bonesville.net

THE THOMPSON ERA BEGINS AT ECU
gopirates.com

ECU's energy man
newsandobserver.com

Trying to figure ECU's so-so applicant pool
newsandobserver.com

Pirates' change excites fans
newsandobserver.com

Johnson looks to right Pirates' ship
newbernsunjournal.com

John Thompson begins new era as East Carolina's 18th head football coach
newbernsunjournal.com

Thompson's desire, will excites Pirates, fans
fayettevillenc.com

December 20, 2002

Bonesville: Press Conference Today (12/20/02)
'Blitzing' John Thompson Gets the Nod

Bonesville.net

Denny O'Brien: ECU-George Mason Game Story (12/20/02)
Mason puts Pirates' hot streak on ice
Holcombe-Faye out indefinitely
Post-game audio from Herrion, Wiley & Larranaga
Box score & statistics

Bonesville.net

Bonesville Internet Radio: Audio On-Demand (12/10/02)
Hoops: ECU vs. GMU Post-Game Press Conference

Bonesville.net

ECU Names John Thompson Head Football Coach
ecupirates.com

Coach Thompson's quotes
ecupirates.com

Press conference photo gallery
ecupirates.com

BEFORE WE MOVE ON, MY TAKE ON LOGAN
gopirates.com

ECU picks Gators assistant
newsandobserver.com

Pirates suffer first setback
newsandobserver.com

Fans greet hiring of Pirates' new head coach as a positive
newbernsunjournal.com

George Mason hands ECU its first basketball loss of season
newbernsunjournal.com

December 19, 2002

Thompson hired as new ECU football coach
WITN News

Al Myatt: View from the East (12/19/02) Only Muse has answer to burning question
Bonesville.net

Jeff Charles: From the Booth (12/19/02) Passion on the rise for ECU basketball
Bonesville.net

Bonesville Internet Radio: Audio On-Demand (12/19/02) WCZI: Bill Herrion Radio Call-In Show
Bonesville.net

Pirates honing up foul shots as George Mason comes to town
reflector.com

Pirates' search still on
newsandobserver.com

December 18, 2002

Ron Cherubini: More Than a Game (12/18/02)
Bonesville.net

Bonesville Internet Radio: Audio On-Demand (12/18/02) WCZI: Tuesday Tip Off with Hinton, Steele & HERRION
Bonesville.net

Pirates' search heats up
newsandobserver.com

Gators' Thompson interviews for ECU job
reflector.com

Discounts Offered for ECU Basketball Doubleheader on Thursday
ecupirates.com

ECU Looks for 8-0 Thursday Night Against George Mason
ecupirates.com

December 17, 2002

Brian Bailey: Not a creature was stirring
Bonesville.net

Audio-on-demand: THE BRIAN BAILEY SHOW (Christmas Show)
Bonesville.net

Troth confirms commitment
Reflector.com

GENTRY COLUMN: ECU search nearing an end
Reflector.com

ECU's Chris Moore Named Freshman All-America
ECUPirates.com

ECU Men's Tennis Tandem Receives Regional Ranking
ECUPirates.com

Pirate Baseball Inks Nine Players In Early Period
ECUPirates.com

LSU's Doll interviews for East Carolina opening
nola.com

Strong a candidate for jobs at Tulsa, ECU
thestate.com

Strong in running for head coaching jobs at ECU, Tulsa
greenvilleonline.com

USC's Strong candidate for two jobs
goupstate.com

December 16, 2002

Al Myatt Hunt for Logan successor hones in on handful
Bonesville.net

Jeff Charles: Ears open, mouth shut the path to knowledge
Bonesville.net

THE BIZARRO WORLD HITS GREENVILLE
GoPirates.com

Al Myatt: ECU trims list of candidates
newsandobserver.com

Blake keeps Ravens alive
newsandobserver.com

Local sports notebook for Monday, Dec. 16
Kinston Free Press


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December 31, 2002

Deacs feast on Ducks
Winston Salem Journal

Altered game plan lifts Wake Forest
Greensboro News Record

Deacons go long for victory
newsandobserver.com

Wolfpack players know the stakes are high at Gator Bowl
New Bern Sun Journal

The bottom line of the bowl
newsandobserver.com

Gator Bowl notebook- Who says there’s nothing good on TV?
Durham Herald Sun

Prep stars follow Pack to Florida
Greensboro News Record

Tire Bowl: West Va. governor wants apology after Virginia halftime show
espn.com

Basketball

Bethune-Cookman is no match for Deacons
Winston Salem Journal

Furious rally lifts Mountaineers
Winston Salem Journal

Surgery goes well for UNC's May
newsandobserver.com

‘Tomas is back’
Columbia (SC) The State

Kitchings doubtful vs. Citadel
Columbia (SC) The State

Hockey dies hard in the South
Kinston Free Press

December 30, 2002

Crawford, Pack dog Terriers
newsandobserver.com

Wolfpack defense stalls Terriers
Spartanburg Herald Journal

Mixed reviews
Durham Herald Sun

Football

Deacs have eye on Smith
newsandobserver.com

Gator Bowl notebook- Wolfpack in fighting mood
Durham Herald Sun

Pack hoping practice makes perfect this time
Durham Herald Sun

Life comes full circle for Irish's Willingham
Fayetteville Observer

December 29, 2002

Postseason a mixed bowl
newsandobserver.com

Tar Heels rebound
newsandobserver.com

Catching up with ...
newsandobserver.com

Williams gets head start
newsandobserver.com

McLendon does it ugly
newsandobserver.com

Deacons 3rd ACC squad to pummel N.C. A&T
newbernsunjournal.com

Deacons set for 'Redemption Bowl'
newbernsunjournal.com

December 28, 2002

Willingham's days at State
newsandobserver.com

Heels' tough break
newsandobserver.com

Heels' tall order: replacing May
newsandobserver.com

In-depth coverage of N.C. State at the Gator Bowl
newsandobserver.com

Dantonio Burnette
newsandobserver.com

Duke recruits star
newsandobserver.com

December 27, 2002

Wolfpack gets young additions
heraldsun.com

Benchmark for UNC’s reserves
heraldsun.com

North Carolina heads back to NYC
newbernsunjournal.com

Gator Bowl a boon for N.C. State recruiting
newsandobserver.com

Gator won't be Pack's biggest game
newsandobserver.com

Fun start for Pack, Irish
newsandobserver.com

Florida pipeline
newsandobserver.com

December 24-26, 2002

Pack arrives in Fla.
newsandobserver.com

UNC to report recruiting violation
newsandobserver.com

Colleges work to curb fans storming the field
newsandobsrver.com

Great Scott! Tigers 7-0
newsandobserver.com

Recruiting an objective for Amato on Gator Bowl trip
newbernsunjournal.com

ECU hoops team blitzed
newbernsunjournal.com

Fairleigh one sided
heraldsun.com

UNC reports minor violation
heraldsun.com

December 23, 2002

Heels swarm Noles
newsandobserver.com

Orlando appeals to Tigers
newsandobserver.com

Unbeaten Tigers topple Bearcats
newsandobserver.com

No. 23 North Carolina 69, Florida St. 48
newsandobserver.com

Wolfpack struts entering the Gator Bowl
newbernsunjournal.com

Second helping
heraldsun.com

Blue Devils rout Tulsa
heraldsun.com

UNC taps Lawing to coach tackles
heraldsun.com

Clemson stays unbeaten with 58-51 win
Anderson Independent-Mail

Clemson 58, Cincinnati 51
Yahoo! Sports

Clemson Remains Unbeaten; Downs Cincinnati, 58-51
Clemson Athletics Department

December 22, 2002

Freshmen take center stage
newsandobserver.com

Hodge 'looks' good
newsandobserver.com

The ACC's best freshman classes
newsandobserver.com

Following the Wolfpack?
newsandobserver.com

UNC adds to coaching staff
newsandobserver.com

Wolfpack demolish Farleigh Dickenson
newbernsunjournal.com

No. 23 Tar Heels ready to open up ACC season
newbernsunjournal.com

December 21, 2002

Another shot
newsandobserver.com

N.C. State seeks to shake off tough loss to Gonzaga
heraldsun.com

Sub-gate: Willingham questions Pack tactics
heraldsun.com

Tar Heels hold off South Carolina
heraldsun.com

December 20, 2002

McLendon practices in pain
newsandobserver.com

Heels back in step
newsandobserver.com

Scott leads Tigers
newsandobserver.com

Manuel control
heraldsun.com

Tar Heels rout Vermont
fayettevillenc.com

ACC basketball roundup
fayettevillenc.com

December 19, 2002

Pack AD goes live
newsandobserver.com

Young Heels still adjusting
newsandobserver.com

UNC announces pact with Learfield
newsandobserver.com

Wake Forest wins with ease over S.C. State
newbernsunjournal.com

Wake Forest's preparations for Seattle Bowl off to sloppy start
newbernsunjournal.com

UNC’s deal with Learfield worth $2.5 million a year
heraldsun.com

Danelius, Deacs grab easy win
news-record.com

December 18, 2002

Hardly a classic
newsandobserver.com

Duke gets free pass to win
newsandobserver.com

Sloppy Heels bury Phoenix
newsandobserver.com

Heap of Heels hurting
newsandobserver.com

NCHSAA proposes rotation for prep football playoffs
newsandobserver.com

Tar Heels' trio are nursing head injuries
newbernsunjournal.com

Zag-gone it
heraldsun.com

Duke’s rout not a thing of beauty
heraldsun.com

Gamecocks hold off Terriers
thestate.com

No. 18 Gamecocks win with pressure
thestate.com

December 17, 2002

Uncommon sense
newsandobserver.com

Free to dominate
newsandobserver.com

Police looking for two suspects in UNC player's shooting
newsandobserver.com

Duke extends Franks
newsandobserver.com

Rivals are now teammates
newsandobserver.com

One fabulous mess
newsandobserver.com

Pack's Sherrill has arrived
heraldsun.com

Pack finally gets challenge
heraldsun.com

No post-exam test for Duke
heraldsun.com

December 16, 2002

Deacon reserves step up
newsandobserver.com

Pack's return to Reynolds a real treat
The Fayetteville Observer

Deacs trample SMU
news-record.com


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December 31, 2002

Rams, Frogs figure to be in a rush
Memphis Commercial Appeal

TCU defense tackles double-barreled threat
Dallas News

Class conflict- TCU teams stake claims
Dallas News

Nix Comeback Unlikely
New Orleans Times Picayune

Basketball

Hicks returns to Cincinnati
Greensboro News Record

Transfer’s first practice leaves impression
Cincinnati Post

White joins UC practice
Cincinnati Enquirer

Cards end three-year absence from poll
Louisville Courier Journal

Tigers outlast Racers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Play with passion on Monday, too
Memphis Commercial Appeal

TCU, Merriex find answers to problems
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Auburn hands USM 46-point loss
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

Tigers get physical, run away from USM
Birmingham News

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

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

December 30, 2002

Lutz dismayed by 49ers' poor showing
Charlotte Observer

Effort earns playing time
Cincinnati Post

USF's Greenberg Gets Milestone Victory
Tampa Tribune

Cards' focus- success on road
Louisville Courier Journal

Building momentum in 'Ville
espn.com

Football

Listen up! TCU star LB can play
Memphis Commercial Appeal

AXA LIBERTY BOWL NOTEBOOK
Memphis Commercial Appeal

New U of L coach pulling double duty
Louisville Courier Journal

December 29, 2002

Men's Basketball Weekend Roundup
c-usasports.com

December 28, 2002

Southern Miss Falls Short in Houston Bowl
c-usasports.com

Bearcats Renew Miami Rivalry on Saturday
ucbearcats.com

Cowboys Defeat Golden Eagles, 33-23, in Houston Bowl
southernmiss.com

December27, 2002

Hicks' status uncertain for Bearcats
news-record.com

Hawaii hit by big Wave
newsandobserver.com

Blazers, Falcons set for contrast of styles
al.com

Bearcats expect Moore
Cincinnati Post

Freshman Hicks absent from Bearcats
Cincinnati Enquirer

December 24-26, 2002

Tulane Wins ConAgra Foods Hawaii Bowl
c-usasports.com

Three C-USA Players Earn Sporting News All-American Honors
c-usasports.com

 
depaulbluedemons.com

No. 12-Ranked Marquette Basketball Team Hosts Grambling State on Saturday
gomarquette.com

Billikens Close Out 2002 with Southern Illinois
slubillikens.com

Bills Rally From 16 Down To Claim Championship of Billiken Classic
slubillikens.com

Golden Eagles Geared Up For Friday’s Bowl Game
southernmiss.com

McDonald, Browne, Hobbs Honored By The Sporting News
gofrogs.com

Green Wave Downs Warriors To Win 2002 Hawai'i Bowl
tulanegreenwave.com

Day Five: Answers From The Island

tulanegreenwave.com

Wave Set to Face Warriors in ConAgra Foods Hawai'i Bowl

tulanegreenwave.com

Green Wave Faces Stiff Test Against High-Scoring Warriors

tulanegreenwave.com

Wave Aloha: Bowl News and Notes

tulanegreenwave.com

Day Four: Answers From The Island

tulanegreenwave.com

Men's Basketball Overpowers Alabama A&M, 91-69
uabsports.com

Men's Basketball Blows Past Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 108-74
uabsports.com

Bearcats Renew Miami Rivalry on Saturday
ucbearcats.com

Cold Shooting, Hot Scott Doom UC Men
ucbearcats.com

O.C. Collins Among Six Freshmen from C-USA Named to Sporting News Team
gotigersgo.com

Men's Basketball Handles Ole Miss, 58-51
gotigersgo.com

December 23, 2002

Unbeaten Tigers topple Bearcats
newsandobserver.com

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

Petrino Named Head Football Coach at Louisville
c-usasports.com

Former Blazers AD Frazier soaking up sun
postherald.com

Sobieszczyk guides DePaul past Colonials
suntimes.com

Bearcats can’t keep a good man down
Cincinnati Post

Bearcats blow chance
Cincinnati Post

BEST of the WEEK | Dec. 22
ESPN

UC Notebook
Cincinnati Enquirer

Lack of post play, outside shooting hurt
Cincinnati Enquirer

Cold Shooting, Hot Scott Dooms UC Men
UCBearcats.com

December 22, 2002

No. 14 Marquette 89, Elon 57
newsandobserver.com

Blazers smash Bulldogs
al.com

Van Exel delighted to play for Mavericks
Denver Post

Huggins unimpressed with upset of Oregon
Cincinnati Enquirer

DePaul falls to St. Joe's; UIC wins league opener
suntimes.com

OU, Oklahoma St. win while TCU, UNT lose
dallasnews.com

December 21, 2002

Fight Erupts After Blazers Win at Buzzer
fayettevillenc.com

UAB VS. ALABAMA A&M - Games give Blazers needed break
postherald.com

CINCINNATI VS. CLEMSON PREGAME
bearcatnews.com

Catching up with Ruben Patterson
Cincinnati Enquirer

Bearcats, Bobbitt trying to stay calm
Cincinnati Post

Bearcats Q&A
Cincinnati Enquirer

Maxiell learning to walk his talk
Cincinnati Enquirer

December 20, 2002

John L. Smith Leaves Louisville for Michigan State
c-usasports.com

Louisville Falls to Marshall in GMAC Bowl
c-usasports.com

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

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

Updated Conference USA Bowl Release
c-usasports.com

UAB's Flavio Monteiro Drafted By Calgary Storm Of The A-League
c-usasports.com

Cincinnati Selects Saint Louis' Jason Cole In A-League Draft
c-usasports.com

December 19, 2002

Herd routs Cards in GMAC
reflector.com

Coach of Blazers' foe should be familiar to UAB fans
al.com

UAB 82, NICHOLLS STATE 70 - Finley sparks Blazers
postherald.com

Demons rise in second half
suntimes.com

Demons shake 1st defeat with win
chicagosports.com

Win vs. Oregon builds confidence
Cincinnati Post

C-USA Men’s Basketball Notebook
Conference USA

UC offense has big holes to fill for 2003
Cincinnati Enquirer

Bobbitt’s breakthrough puts UC back on track
Cincinnati Enquirer

Big win boosts UC’s confidence
Cincinnati Enquirer

South Florida (4-3) at IUPUI (2-5)
bulls.tbo.com

USF Short Take
bulls.tbo.com

December 18, 2002

Cincy bowled over
newsandobserver.com

Cincinnati tops No. 5 Oregon
newsandobserver.com

Dwyane Wade Tabbed By The Sporting News As National College Basketball Player of the Week
gomarquette.ocsn.com

Football Announces Roster Addition
southernmiss.com

Davis Named Associated Press All-American
southernmiss.com

McDonald Named To Associated Press All-America Team
gofrogs.com

TCU Athletics Leads 1,000 Toy March Into Cook Children's
gofrogs.com

Slaughter Named C-USA Player Of The Week
tulanegreenwave.fansonly.com

Tulane Athletics Certified by NCAA
tulanegreenwave.fansonly.com

December 17, 2002

Plagued by injuries, 2 Blazers may not play
al.com

Blazers to feast on sweet treats
postherald.com

CINCINNATI VS. NORTH TEXAS PREGAME
bearcatnews.com

UC vs. Oregon
bearcatnews.com

Defense leads Billikens past Miami (Ohio)
stltoday.com

December 16, 2002

UAB, Troy in numbers game
al.com

DePaul gets taken to the Matt by ND
SunTimes.com

Marquette passes test with win over Badgers
SunTimes.com

The state of UC football and Coach Minter
BearCatNews.com

Small bowl paying less to Bearcats
Enquirer.com

MARQUETTE 63, WISCONSIN 54
JSOnline.com

Cards' juniors get chance to be heard
Courier-Journal.com

USF Beaten At Buzzer
bulls.tbo.com

Eagles take break from bowl work
hattiesburgamerican.com


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