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East Carolina Carolinas Conference USA

December 7, 2003

Thad Mumau: Hoops Recruiting Report - 12.07
ECU still cultivating Alleghany connection

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 12.07

-Lady Pirates Advance To U.S. Cellular Classic Championship
-Live stats: ECU vs. Coastal Carolina, Sunday, 3 p.m.

One final look at ECU's forgettable season
Kinston Free Press

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-ECU women advance to the championship game of the U.S. Cellular Classic
-NCHSAA: Rose wins state championship

Prep News From the New Bern Sun-Journal
Big East shows strength, depth
-Independence reigns, again
-Drew ends stellar career with loss

December 6, 2003

Al Myatt: View from the East - 12.06
J.T. beating bushes for quick fix

Last shot at redemption for Army - 12.06

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 12.06

-East Carolina - Seton Hall Men's Basketball Game Postponed
-Lady Pirates Host Third Annual U.S. Cellular Classic
Live stats: Lady Pirates vs. Coppin State, Saturday, 3 p.m
-Penney Perrott and Meghan McCallion Named To NCCSIA All-State Team

Saturday's Men's Basketball Game vs. East Carolina Postponed

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-East Carolina freshmen making an impact
-ECU changes Web site biography after discrepancy brought to light

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-Letter to Editor: NCHSAA has double standard
-Brown does it all

December 5, 2003

Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 161 - 12.05
All-star voting no exact science

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 12.05

  Cable 7: Midweek Tailgate - 12.05
Henry Hinton, Steve Logan, Mike Steele, guest Jeff Jagodzinski

  Cable 7: On Campus with Jeff Charles - 12.05
Guests Greg Herenda, J.J. McLamb, Barry Brickman

  Pirate Radio 1250: John Thompson Call-In Show - 12.05

  Pirate Radio 1250: From The Locker Room - 12.05
Kevin Wiggins, Carlester Crumpler, Jr.

-Seton Hall Is Next Challenge For Men's Basketball
-Holiday Ticket Package Announced for ECU Basketball

ECU looks to bounce back against Seton Hall Saturday
Greenville Daily Reflector

Men's Basketball To Face East Carolina On Saturday

December 4, 2003

Henry Hinton: Henry's Highlights - 12.04
College football turned upside down

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 12.04

  Pirate Radio 1250: From The Booth with Jeff Charles - 12.04
Guests Sammy Batten, Matt Coulter & J.P. Pellsman

-Corey Rouse Suspended From Basketball Team
-Lady Pirates Fall To Instate Rival N.C. State 88-51
-Pirates Place Six On All-Conference USA Teams
-Four ECU Swimmers Headed to U.S. Open
-Three ECU Rookies Named To C-USA All-Freshman Team

Corey Rouse suspended by ECU
Kinston Free Press

Wolfpack Tops East Carolina, 88-51

NCSU women roll past ECU
Raleigh News & Observer

McCorvey may be Croom's first hire
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

NFL: Cards find 11-game road skid puzzling
Arizona Republic

House to eye cardiovascular center
Greenville Daily Reflector

12.2.03 — Photos yield new details on Wrights
Raleigh News & Observer

December 3, 2003

Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 12.03
Pats say 'It's time' for ECU to lose

GMU 76, ECU 65 - Recap & Box - 12.03

Army, Navy to brandish military gear - 12.03

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 12.03

Bonesville Bytes: Audio: Bailey 1-on-1 with Erroyl Bing - 12.03

-Men's Basketball Suffers First Loss
-Lady Pirates Travel To Raleigh For Midweek Match-up With The Wolfpack

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Second-half collapse dooms Pirates, 76-65
-ECU women to visit ’Pack

G. Mason Pulls Away From ECU For 3rd Win
Washington Post

Heinen Leads George Mason Past East Carolina, 76-65

George Mason hands East Carolina first loss
Raleigh News & Observer

George Mason upends ECU
Charlotte Observer

From the Washington Daily News
-Taking a look at the Pirates' season
-Troth leaving ECU

QB Troth to transfer from East Carolina
Wilmington Star-News

December 2, 2003

Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 160 - 12.02
Troth deserved much better

Natural-born Pirate exits with grace - 12.02

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 12.02

BCS standings - 12.02

AP basketball poll - 12.02

Cable 7 Audio: The Brian Bailey Show - 12.02
Guests Chip Williams, Greg Thomas, Dixon Sauls

Pirate Radio 1250 Audio:
Sportsline with Patrick Johnson - 12.02
Segments with Jim Gentry, Nathan Summers, Shawn Farmer
The George Koonce Show - 12.02
With Jonathan Ellerbe & Allen Thomas

Recruiting-Thad Mumau: East Carolina suffers due to C-USA realignment
Fayetteville Observer

Basketball Tonight
East Carolina vs. George Mason
7:00 p.m. ET
Patriot Center, Fairfax, VA
Gametracker | ECU game notes
Pirate Radio 1250 Audio Broadcast
GMU Sports Pass: Audio/Video Coverage

Men's Basketball Faces First Road Test At George Mason On Tuesday
-ECU Baseball Inks Seven in Early Period
-Pirate Volleyball Signs Two in Early Period

Pirates face test at GMU
New Bern Sun-Journal

Geroge Mason basketball game and Pirate Pre-game Happy Hour Information

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates, George Mason rekindle rivalry tonight
-Troth leaving ECU- Junior QB gets release from Thompson

Pirates QB gets OK to transfer
Raleigh News & Observer

Blake is not the answer; it's McCown's chance
Arizona Republic

December 1, 2003

Al Myatt: View from the East - 12.01
Seniors refused to bow to adversity

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 12.01

C-USA standings, scores, schedule - 12.01

AP & Coaches football polls - 12.01

From the New Bern Sun-Journal
-Pirates post players deliver
-Troth future uncertain at East Carolina




December 7, 2003

From the Anderson Independent
-Gamecocks gut out win
-Powell shines for USC
-Wofford offense chops down Hilltoppers

From The Winston Salem Journal
-South Carolina routs Clemson, reaches 8-0
-Deacs surge past Spiders to stay unbeaten
-Wake Forest-Richmond postgame audio, photos
-Duke pulls away from pesky St. John's 79-58
-Zolman, Wofford roll into 1-A semifinals
-Duke makes it official, hires Roof as football coach

From The Durham Herald-Sun
-Fitting Roof job
-Curry says Roof is a leader
-Players notice change under Roof
-Dockery finds his offense
-Pack hopes to bounce back after loss to Wolverines

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Wofford fends off W. Kentucky
-Kicking coach helps keep Terriers’ dream alive
-Gamecocks streak past Clemson
-Gamecocks talk to Citadel head coach

From The Charlotte Observer
-Gamecocks off to best start since '71
-Reserve power fuels Duke win
-Roof drops `interim' from job description
-NCAA plans return to Cary soccer facility
-Tar Heels brace for eager UConn

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-Duke makes it official, hires Roof as coach
-Duke picks Roof
-Ross would have been better for long term
-Depth -- not St. John's -- a problem for Duke
-UNC in running for QB
-Best defense

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Terriers reach semifinals with win over defending champs
-It's like an ax hitting a tree
-Wofford running strong
-Gamecocks go off
-Holtz sidesteps blame reserved for himself

From the Greensboro News-Record
-Deacons find spark, run by Richmond
-Duke fans add to Jarvis' misery
-High school playoffs need major overhaul

-From The Fayetteville Observer
-College football- Roof loses his 'interim' label
-Blue Devils hammer Red Storm
-Cameron Crazies take no mercy on Coach Jarvis

WCU men snap Mountain Hoops Classic skid
Asheville Citizen-Times

December 6, 2003

From The Durham Herald-Sun
-Devils all under one Roof
-Duke revived, ready for revenge against Red Storm
-Eagles looking for revenge vs. Shaw
-Up and over
-Williams bundles-up to support Tar Heels

From The Charlotte Observer
-Gameday | ACC teams, Charlotte back in action
-Late shot scuttles Winthrop

From The Winston Salem Journal
-WFU starting lineup is carved in sand
-Western Kentucky to battle Wofford today
-3 Tar Heels, McKinney to play for Gray team

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Woody keeps it serious
-Johnson's favorite role is as a winner

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-Devils' lineup in flux
-ACC coaches failed to make the grade
-Rivers in Heisman limbo
-N.C. State has sold about 3,000 tickets to Tangerine Bowl
-Championship Matchup- UNC Vs. UConn
-Cold nor rain keeps soccer fans away
-Fans just 'being loud' now are Heels' staunchest supporters
-Flipping over Heels

From the Anderson Independent
-Gamecocks get first true test from Tigers
-Tigers may be without point guard
-USC may have interest in Citadel coach
-Peach Bowl hopes for Vols

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Terriers’ Johnson puts allegiance aside
-7 wins so far, but can USC take Clemson?
-Clemson-USC rivalry spills into other sports
-Purnell’s incentives will be decided later
-Chants return home at last

Just when you think you've figured out ACC
Fayetteville Observer

NCHSAA- A day when schools define their towns
Greensboro News-Record

December 5, 2003

This time, Alleva's choice a good one
Durham Herald-Sun

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-Roof awaits Duke decision
-Tar Heels dream of another title

From The Winston Salem Journal
-Deacons show versatility on way to 4-0
-WALKING TALL- Bohlander has made major contributions in his first season at North Carolina
-Emotional Twists

UCF talks to Skip Holtz
Columbia (SC) The State

From The Asheville Sun-Times
-Clemson holds off Catamounts
-SoCon roundup

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Texas rolls past Wofford
-Clemson stops comeback

Region notebook- Campbell facility on drawing board
Fayetteville Observer

From The Charlotte Observer
-Clemson holds off WCU charge
-Wofford no match for No. 8 Texas
-Tar Heels' advantage lessens

William & Mary 67, UNC Wilmington 66 OT
YAHOO! Sports

December 4, 2003

From The Durham Herald-Sun
-Roof likely to get Duke job
-Very little challenge
-A year later, reality isn't that cold
-NHL: At a loss again with milestone for Francis

From The Winston Salem Journal
-Duke to name Roof its football coach
-Mountaineers race past Colonials
-UNC women to duel UCLA in soccer semis

Search for Duke coach winding down
Kinston Free Press

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-Duke gets defensive, shuts down Michigan State
-Devils KO Spartans
-Devils pass big road test
-Devils appear set to pick Roof
-Diving coach resigns
-Rivers vying for Camp award

Hard-Boiled defeat
Anderson Independent

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Purdue holds off Clemson
-Whitaker finds strength in Terriers
-Wofford travels to No. 8 Texas

Bristow's 3s get UNCG past Furman
Greensboro News-Record

ASU gets a big victory at home
Charlotte Observer

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Gamecocks get historic win
-USC buzz
-Clemson sleepy in first half
-Clemson buzz
-Tigers’ bowl foe up in the air
-Tommy’s happy ending
-Wingbone has Terriers soaring

December 3, 2003

From the Anderson Independent
-Gamecocks' No. 2 QB plans to leave USC
-Extension should help Bowden in recruiting
-Tigers to play on national stage
-USC trying to keep crowd out

From the Charlotte Observer
-Deacons look like one of nation's best
-Eagles make defensive stand
-Preps: Patriots have ally in history

From The Winston Salem Journal
ACC up to the Challenge
-Mountaineers glad to return home
-Angry Blue Devils will try to bounce back from first defeat
-Familiar road problems crop up as Pack loses to Wolverines
-UNC tops Illinois with torrid four minutes to get first win in series
-Reserves spark Rams' win over Lions

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-Mixed reviews
-Puzzling pattern for Pack
-Williams, Wake win big

From The Durham Herald-Sun
-What in the Devil is going on?
-UNC meets Challenge
-December chill strikes Wolfpack
-Dascenzo- Noted

From the Columbia (SC) The State

From The Greensboro News-Record
-Duke has to mature quickly
-Scoring leaders to square off in UNC-Furman matchup

Illini fall short in Carolina
Chicago Sun-Times

Deacons turn demons
Louisville Courier-Journal

December 2, 2003

Stunning turnaround continues with ACC honor for Bowden
Anderson Independent

From The Durham Herald-Sun
-Doherty's fall led to dominoes falling
-Injuries could sideline Williams, Manuel tonight
-Ready or not, Wolfpack faces tough road test
-Thompson leaves Duke program
-Is Ross the right choice?

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-Duke talks to Ross
-Yardstick games
-Heels' health questionable
-Amaker's remake
-Thompson transfer to reduce Duke bulk
-Bowl date troubles Pack fans

From The Winston Salem Journal
-WFU, Indiana battling injuries
-Apps jump on Bulldogs early for first league win
-MENDING- Thin Tar Heels hit by injury bug
-BIG TEST- Wolfpack to face first-rate foe in Wolverines

From The Winston Salem Journal
-Bowden coach of the year in ACC
-Changes in order

UNC-Wilmington keeps Campbell winless
Fayetteville Observer

Wofford: Dream not over yet
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Ft Worth Star Telegram

From The Greensboro News Record
-Thompson looks elsewhere for minutes
-Turkey day means different things to Wolfpack's Atsur
-UNC ailing going into first test

December 1, 2003

Big Ten challenge tips off tonight
New Bern Sun-Journal

From The Winston Salem Journal
-Purdue's strong second half too much for Duke
-Georgia standout commits to Duke
-Duke source says Ross is candidate
-Rivers voted ACC player of year
-A LATE FADE- A promising start to 2003 turned into a disappointing finish for Wake Forest

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-After close call, Heels face major challenge
-Devils searching for consistency

Source- Ross on Duke list
Durham Herald-Sun

USC rolls to win over Campbell
Anderson Independent




December 7, 2003

From The Middleton (NY) Times Herald-Record
-Army sent to new depth
-Army's season of worst
-View from the couch
-Don't expect coaches back
-Eckel tramples Black Knights
-Sunday Morning Quarterback

-Army Falls to Navy, 48-7
-Louisville Volleyball Drops 3-0 Match to Illinois in NCAA Tournament

From The Charlotte Observer
-Plavich gives 49ers his best shot
-No. 7 Arizona escapes St. Louis

From the St Petersburg Times
-3's propel Charlotte to a double-OT victory
-Huskers show off power, beat Bulls

USF's Flaws Exposed
Tampa Tribune

SLU is a foot short
St Louis Post Dispatch

Green Wave stops Rice
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Rice falls to Tulane, turnovers
Houston Chronicle

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-Washington St. routs TCU men
Quarterback Gunn won't play in Fort Worth Bowl

Blazers come up short
Birmingham News

Pitino to match up against former assistant
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

Pitino cheered by news that Diakite is eligible to play
Louisville Courier Journal

USM dominates Samford 81-61
Hattiesburg American

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-USM rips Samford 81-61 for trophy
-UM rally comes up short, this time against Memphis

Is UC interested in former Nebraska Coach, Frank Solich?
Lincoln Journal Star

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-West puts his stamp on Tigers' turnaround season
-Tommy West at the helm
-Guide to Crescent City for bowl bound
-Dropping a dime in the Quarter
-Tigers' defense quashes Rebels
-Tigers-Rebels notebook
-BCS has plenty for machines to ponder

It's only fitting for chaos to reign in flawed system
Houston Chronicle

December 6, 2003

From The Middleton (NY) Times Herald-Record
-Knights staring down '13'
-Solich passes on Army
-Three ways Army can succeed against Navy

Army vs Navy
4:00 PM (CBS)
Philadelphia, Pa.
Audio Broadcast

At West Point, life, football scrupulous
Charlotte Observer

Solich considers, then declines West Point offer

Daughter: Solich hasn't taken Army job

UTEP opening interests TCU's Schultz
Ft Worth Star-Telegram

Report- TCU assistant in running for UTEP job
Dallas News

Gophers' Hudson among Cincinnati's candidates
Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Meyer turns down Cincinnati job
Salt Lake Tribune

Football playoff works fine (just look at Division I-AA)
Florida Sun-Sentinal

Weather Forces Postponement of Saint Louis-Maryland Men's NCAA Tournament Soccer Match

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
Preview: Ole Miss vs. Memphis
Preview: Mississippi state vs. UAB
USM sneaks past Hampton to end long road skid
Roundup: No. 24 Marquette grinds up Grambling

Golden Eagles rally to upend Hampton
Hattiesburg American

Dickson focuses on Tulane's athletic future
Tulane Hullabaloo

Adversity comes early this year for Green Wave
New Orleans Times-Picayune

From the St Louis Post Dispatch
-SLU again will try to tame the tempo against Arizona
SLU VS. ARIZONA - Noon, Sat. (ESPN2)

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tiger-Reb rivalry still has spark
-Preview- Tigers vs. Ole Miss
-Analyzing the keys to the game
-Bowl enhances U of M search
-Marquette still is unbeaten as Grambling falls

Sanders provides spark as Eagles roll
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

From the Tampa Tribune
-Bulls Welcome Return Of 2 Players
-USF (3-1) At Nebraska (3-0)

USF- Less has to be more
St. Petersburg Times

Tough row to hoe for Blazers
Birmingham Post-Herald

Pitino hopeful Diakite will play
Louisville Courier Journal

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-Coaches see UC job as big break
-UC's Pilgrim will redshirt

December 5, 2003

From The Middleton (NY) Times Herald-Record
-Big score for Army
-Take deeper look at Army

Army at Navy
Houston Chronicle

-Conference USA Football Players of the Year
-USM's Bower Named C-USA Coach of the Year

Golden Eagles enter weekend tournament
Hattiesburg American

From the Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
-U of L-WKU series may not survive ill will
-Cards rip WKU

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-The men who would be Kings
-WKU not ready for prime-time Cardinals

Jackson contributes in spite of injuries
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Undefeated Marquette closes homestand against Grambling State
YAHOO! Sports

Settling into his roles
Birmingham News

Too fast, too furious
Birmingham Post-Herald

DePaul women beat Illinois for 17th straight at home
Chicago Sun-Times

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-UC's Whaley aiming to miss no games
-Interest high for vacant spot

For schools like Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, stakes too high to stay status quo

Source- Head coach Meyer will stay with Utes

Tigers burning bright
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Dallas News
-TCU assistant out of running for Idaho job
-Army on Verge of Worst College Season Ever

December 4, 2003

Tide keeps 49ers at bay
Charlotte Observer

From Birmingham News
-Pettway's treys big difference
-Blazers run away from BSC

Murray St. eases past cold Frogs
Ft Worth Star Telegram

TCU falls flat against Murray St., 73-67
Dallas News

3-pointer at buzzer lifts UNO by Tulane
New Orleans Times-Picayune

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Sluggish Tigers still earn victory
-Tigers postgame
-Five questions with R.C. Johnson, Tigers athletic director

Huggins fights with, for his players

Bulls hope 8 is enough a third time
St. Petersburg Times

From the Middleton (NY) Times Herald-Record
-Candeto's inspiration
-Bobby Ross would be interested in Army coaching job

C-USA Fearless Prediction

Minnesota's Hudson mentioned for Cincinnati job
Minneapolis Star Tribune

-C-USA Football All-Conference Teams
-Conference USA Football All-Freshman Team

Four Eagles selected for all-star games
Hattiesburg American

Billikens set sights on a national title
St Louis Post Dispatch

December 3, 2003

-C-USA Men's Basketball Notebook
-Women's Basketball Notebook
-C-USA Men's Soccer Notebook

C-USA Football News from the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
Game of the week
Players of the week
The week's best
TCU pulls off bowl switch
Bower: Southern Miss has plenty to offer during recruiting

From the Houston Chronicle
-UH-CUSA Notebook- Five into five hard to figure in this league
-UH soaks up Hawaii Bowl-berth news
-Conference USA football statistics

From the Middleton (NY) Times Herald-Record
-Army-Navy relief from Army-Iraqis
-New helmets for Army-Navy game

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-TCU gets lesson in bowls' justice
-Fort Worth Bowl invites Boise St.
-Kansas game special to Dougherty
-Murray State at TCU men

Golden Eagles still have lots of goals left
Hattiesburg American

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Contract season is here for Tiger AD
-New Orleans Bowl Facts
-Football fever new sensation in Tiger town
-If You're Going To New Orleans
-U of M's speed gives pause

From the Dallas News
-Has TCU's stance really hit home?
-Tulsa Accepts Conditional Humanitarian Bid

Brown, Niners look for open shot
Charlotte Observer

Rare early meeting for Wave, UNO
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Mountaineers make the road too steep for Billikens
St Louis Post Dispatch

Bulls get scary preview of life in Big East
St. Petersburg Times

Cincinnati dominates Valparaiso
Chicago Sun-Times

Eagles, Irish show promise
Chicago Tribune

From the Tampa Tribune
-Friars Burn Bulls
-Bulls Fail Their First Test Against Future Conference Foe

Turnovers on minds of both squads
Birmingham News

Horn knows what it takes to beat Cards
Louisville Courier-Journal

From The Cincinnati Enquirer
-UC 68, Valpo 49
-Search begins for UC football coach

December 2, 2003

-Conference USA Announces Bowl Pairings
-Conference USA Football Notebook
-Women's Basketball Notebook
-C-USA Men's Basketball Notebook
-TCU's Patterson Named to Hula Bowl Staff
-SLU to Face Maryland in NCAA Quarterfinals
-TCU's Browne Named First Team Academic All-American
-UAB’s McCarty Named Third-Team Academic All-American

UC Relieves Rick Minter of Football Coaching Duties

From The Cincinnati Enquirer
-New coach will have to do it all
-Wins too far apart for UC
-Decision disappointing, leaves coach asking why
-Goin- 'The stakes are higher'
-Valpo figures to crowd UC
-Louisville in, TCU out as Miami bowl foe

From the Dallas News
-Kansas gets a battle but beats TCU, 85-66
-Cincinnati's Minter Knew Firing May Come
-Horned Frogs Staying Home for Bowl Game
-Louisville Accepts Bid to GMAC Bowl

From the Houston Chronicle
-UH says aloha to Hawaii Bowl berth
-TCU, C-USA sure didn't help

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-Frogs undercut by C-USA
-Keith's house
-No. 1 Kansas Tops TCU 85-66

Memphis accepts N.O. Bowl invitation
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-World ends; Tigers in bowl
-Tigers head to New Orleans Superdome to play North Texas
-Reason to cheer
-Things fall into line for C-USA teams
-Big, but not easy
-Post play not a burden for Banks

Cards welcome GMAC bid
Mobile Register

Cardinals returning to GMAC
Louisville Courier Journal

Marquette goes all the way
Chicago Sun-Times

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Marquette rolls over the Irish
Chicago Tribune

Bryant will debut with Bills tonight
St Louis Post Dispatch

From the Tampa Tribune
-Bulls Get Taste Of Big East Competition
-USF (3-0) at Providence (2-0)
USF Will Not Pursue Bowl Appeal

From the St. Petersburg Times
-Reed saves best for last collegiate game

-Ten and out- Bearcats fire Minter
-Exams rule, so TCU turns down GMAC invite
-Memphis to play in the New Orleans Bowl

December 1, 2003

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
C-USA's boss lets bowl turn to bedlam
-Bowl bid on hold for Tigers

Liberty Bowl counting on flock of Eagles fans
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Exams over X's and O's- TCU turns down GMAC
Dallas News

C-USA Men's Basketball Weekend Roundup

Slow start doesn't curb 49ers rout
Charlotte Observer

Demons closing the gap
Chicago Sun Times

From the Chicago Tribune
-2-minute drill does in scrappy Demons
-Irish vs. Marquette a gauge

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Tulane pulls away with 2nd-half surge
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Ft Worth Star-Telegram
-Facing former team will be 'strange'
-TCU's bowl plans due today
-Mobile is deaf to TCU's appeal

UH plays waiting game on bowl bid
Houston Chronicle

Bowl awaiting decision on TCU
Mobile Register

From the Ft Worth Star-Telegram
-With TCU at standstill, U of L's bowl plans still in limbo

From the Hattiesburg American
Eubanks continues fine work for USM
-Eagles' Davis named finalist for top award

Coordinator raves about dominant D
St. Petersburg Times

Some Bulls Will Go Bowling
Tampa Tribune

From The Cincinnati Enquirer
Huggins: Bearcats fail on boards
UC's toughness continues to lag

From The Birmingham News
-With 19 starters back, healthy Hackney, Blazers should be C-USA contender
-Woodfin breaks own tackle record