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East Carolina Carolinas Conference USA

December 21, 2003

Ron Cherubini: More Than a Game - 12.21
— Choo's "All Tape and Bandages" Team
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 12.21
Bonesville.net

Lady Pirates Travel To Winston-Salem To Face Wake Forest
ecupirates.com

Shrine Bowl Coverage from the New Bern Sun-Journal
-Carolina Border War
-Players east of I-95 prove they can ball

Brown, Goddard account for all of Tarheels' touchdowns
Washington Daily News

December 20, 2003

Al Myatt: View from the East - 12.20
— Rimpf takes shot at big time
Bonesville.net

Pirates too strong in paint for Bulldogs - 12.20
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 12.20
Bonesville.net

  Virtual Bowl Update: The tally from the Pirate Club for "ticket" sales to the "Virtual Bowl" was about $12,000 and mounting as of Friday.
—Virtual Bowl Info (CharlottePirates.com)
—Click here to place your order online (ECU Online Ticket Office)

From ecupirates.com
-ECU Picks Up Tough Win Over Gardner-Webb
-Pirates Sign Three JuCos in Early Period
-Race Time is Prime Time for ECU's Parker

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates roll to victory over ’Dogs
-Juco trio signs with Pirates
-ECU’s Stockstill headed to South Carolina

ECU handles Gardner-Webb
Raleigh News & Observer

Pirates roll over Gardner-Webb
New Bern Sun-Journal

Battling back
Kinston Free-Press

December 19, 2003

Ron Cherubini: More Than a Game - 12.19
— 'Choo' Justice: Telling Tales from Inside the Program
Bonesville.net

Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 163 - 12.19
— J.T. should look to program's past
Bonesville.net

Staff churning at ECU - 12.19
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 12.19
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: Bill Herrion Call-In Show - 12.19
Bonesville.net

Cable 7: On Campus with Jeff Charles - 12.19
— Guests Tom Scott, Nick Schnable & Dino Presley
Bonesville.net

Basketball Today
East Carolina vs. Gardner-Webb
7:00 p.m. ET
Williams Arena, Minges Coliseum
Live Stats | ECU game notes [PDF]
Pirate Radio 1250 Audio Broadcast

From ecupirates.com
-ECU Begins Post-Exam Break Against Gardner-Webb
-Toys for Tots Discount Offered Friday Night
-Moore, Rimpf, Copper Honored by CollegeSportsReport.com
-Stockstill Returns to Palmetto State
-ECU-Seton Hall Game Will Not Be Rescheduled
-ECU Baseball Hosts Winter Camp

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-ECU’s Stockstill headed to South Carolina
-Pirates rested for Gardner-Webb

Recruits step into ECU mix
Kinston Free Press

Some holiday sports wishes
New Bern Sun-Journal

December 18, 2003

Henry Hinton: Henry's Highlights - 12.18
— Dooley on inevitable path toward another head job
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 12.18
Bonesville.net

Letter to the Editor: Mark Pickard, Raleigh, NC - 12.18
Bonesville.net

Cable 7 Audio: Midweek Tip-Off - 12.18
— Henry Hinton, Mike Steele & guest Joe Dooley
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250 Audio: From The Booth - 12.18
— Jeff Charles & guests Russ Potts, Rick Scruggs & Steve Hale

Toys for Tots Discount Offered Friday Night
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates put up numbers
-Stockstill could be headed to Gamecocks

December 17, 2003

Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 12.17
— Letter to the North Pole
Bonesville.net

Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 162 - 12.17
— Crucial season for Herrion
Bonesville.net

Troth gains his 'Liberty' - 12.17
Bonesville.net

Juco spigot flowing - 12.17
Bonesville.net

Updated ECU football recruiting thumbnails - 12.17
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 12.17
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250 Audio: George Koonce Show - 12.17
— Guests Joe Horne & Ralph Vitiolo
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250 Audio: Live@5 - 12.17
— Troy D. & Ellerbe with Dennis Young & Matt Maloney
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250 Audio: Sportsline - 12.17
— Patrick Johnson with Denny O'Brien
Bonesville.net

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-UCF hires former ECU assistant
-Two tackles commit to East Carolina
-South Carolina asks permission to speak with ECU’s Stockstill
-Former ECU coach Logan allowed back on campus
-ECU exhibit on display at Wright celebration

Former ECU coach to take over duties as linebackers coach
Washington Daily News

December 16, 2003

Sammy Batten: Football Recruiting Report - 12.16
— Interesting twists on recruiting trail
Bonesville.net

Thad Mumau: Hoops Recruiting Report - 12.16
— Juco tandem on Herrion's radar
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 12.16
Bonesville.net

Cable 7 Audio: The Brian Bailey Show - 12.16
— Guests Sammy Batten, Charles Bloom
Bonesville.net

Stockstill has talks with USC
Columbia (SC) The State

From ecupirates.com
-Dougherty, Jean Earn Honorable Mention on Freshman All-America Team
-Corey Rouse Reinstated To Pirate Basketball Team
-ECU Baseball Hosts Winter Camp

Lady Pirates are worth the drive
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-ECU bids farewell to Class of ’03
-ECU Board of Trustees OKs designs for a new dormitory

Clay Aiken Bobble Head Night Set For Jan. 10
Charlotte49ers.com

December 15, 2003

Al Myatt: View from the East - 12.15
— Belated 'bowl berth' ignites ECU fans
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 12.15
Bonesville.net

From the Washington Daily News
-ECU's Willis reaches milestone
-Willis reaches milestone in Lady Pirates' win

 


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December 21, 2003

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Wake Forest hangs on in 3 overtimes to beat UNC for fifth straight time
-Dejected Heels lament number of missed opportunities
-Sleepwalking- Pack falls to Gamecocks
-Blue Devils hook Longhorns 89-61
-Tennessee Tech holds off Appalachian State
-Men's College Basketball Roundup
-National: Firing of Jarvis raises troubling questions

From the Greensboro News-Record
-An exhausting epic
-Hard to remember a more unforgettable opener

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Triple madness
-One to remember
-Not your Garden variety rout
-A pinker shade of Pack

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-ACC instant classic
-Buildup did game no justice
-Noel a factor for Heels
-N.C. State tastes bitter defeat
-Wolfpack downplays relevance of nonconference road losing streak
-Devils dust Longhorns
-McLendon moving on after injuries, mistakes
-Tangerine bowl
-Pack has its eye on future

Duke dominates Texas inside, out
Houston Chronicle

From The Fayetteville Observer
-Deacons win instant classic
-Albany State dominates FSU in Pioneer Bowl
-Tangerine Bowl- Orlando lacking warmth
-Tangerine Bowl Notes- Tyler enjoys holiday shopping

From the Anderson Independent
-Faith and football
-Clemson slips past S.C. State
-Hired guns shoot USC by Wolfpack

From The Greenville (SC) News
-North wins Shrine Bowl
-Tigers win -- barely
-S.C. State-Clemson game summary
-USC Packs a punch
-N.C. State-USC game summary
-Paladins whip Panthers

From The Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-USC gets by sloppy Wolfpack
-Clemson escapes S.C. State
-Peach Bowl works out ticket issue
-Shrine Bowl: N.C. stymies Sandlappers

Gamecocks QB Swygert transfers to Western
Asheville Citizen-Times

December 20, 2003

My true fan gave to me
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Anderson Independent
-Former recruits wish Stockstill well at USC
-USC faces test from 'Pack

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Gamecocks hire Stockstill
-Trustees approve Stockstill’s three-year deal
-N.C. STATE AT USC
-SOUTH CAROLINA STATE AT CLEMSON

From The Greenville (SC) News
-Stockstill gets the deal
-Trying to turn it around
-S.C. State-Clemson game capsule
-Furman lands a Gator
-Wolfpack comes to town
-N.C. State-USC game capsule
-Shelter named for Holtzes

From The Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-N.C. State offers tough test for 9-1 Gamecocks
-Holtz turns to Stockstill

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Big first taste of ACC play for Tar Heels
-Will Garden again be good to Blue Devils?
-Party time is over for Pack, Gamecocks
-Fowler has no plans to leave N.C. State
-Pack takes advantage of mild Florida day
-N.C. State leery of Kansas quarterback

From The Charlotte Observer
-Polls, RPI showing ACC's strength
-Wake's refreshing freshman
-Fowler realizes what he's got at N.C. State
-Wolfpack defensive linemen to miss bowl
-Shrine Bowl: N.C. coach- Defense rocks without Pressley

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-No fans, but few worries
-Pack wants no repeat
-Wolfpack eagerly hits the road today
-May day for Wake's Williams
-Pioneer Bowl

Broncos face formidable foe
Fayetteville Observer

From the Greensboro News-Record
-Amato works to keep Pack motivated
-Howard's End- Wake Forest carries on with a three-guard offense
-Odom sees N.C. State game as first test
-Walk-on Bohlander helps Tar Heels run
-Cheek recovers to skate in U.S. Championships

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Early Season ACC Showdown
-Blue Devils say they will be ready for Longhorns' wide-open offense
-Chappell isn't trying to follow in father's footsteps
-Tar Heels aware that they haven't beaten Deacs in two years

December 19, 2003

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-The first Noel appearance nearing
-Spencer for hire at Duke
-Bowden's bowl system at work
-Rivers OK with finish in Heisman race
-All-State team list
-New coach, new ending

From The Fayetteville Observer
-Pioneer Bowl: Loyal fans to follow Fayetteville State to Atlanta
-'Unselfish' play marks Locklear's career at N.C. State
-Paul stealing the show for Wake Forest

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-Wake's wee trio plays big
-Noel's first game- Wake?
-Roof makes moves
-Dawson found not guilty
-Pack pair to miss bowl
-Fowler withdraws name at Georgia
-ACC bowl game ticket sales

From The Greenville (SC) News
-Stockstill wants it all
-Peach may be sweeter
-Peach bowl tickets update
-Clemson football notebook
-Swygert picks Catamounts
-Tough times for Tigers

Wolfpack takes note of Clemson mistake
Charlotte Observer

Gamecocks short on numbers, not on points
Columbia (SC) The State

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Guarded Future
-Mountaineers rally, beat SMU on road
-Golden Oldies
-Longtime friend Spencer joins Roof's staff

ND's new deal with NBC ends conference rumors
Chicago Sun Times

December 18, 2003

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-Deng steps up
-Pack asks 'why'
-Bowl system broken

From The Columbia (SC) The State
-L. Holtz to head offense
-Gamecocks short on numbers, not on points

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Duke dominates
-MR. CONSISTENT- Jawad Williams has made changes to his game, and the undefeated Tar Heels have benefited
-Deacons plan to retire Howard's jersey No. 5

Under pressure
Wilmington Star-News

From The Greenville (SC) News
-Gamecocks waste Bucs
-USC basketball notebook
-Holtz on the offensive

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Duke talks its way out of it
-Dascenzo- In this chess game, the Devils win with patience
-Report- Fowler interviewed for Georgia AD job
-Wolfpack gets offensive lineman

December 17, 2003

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-Ticket sales weak
-Report- Fowler candidate for Georgia AD job
-Redick won't stop shooting
-Thompson's life comes full circle
-Huxtable leaves UNC for UCF

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacs hold on to get victory
-Patient Princeton will visit 6-1 Duke
-Rams cruise to big victory
-Assistant Huxtable bolts UNC for Central Florida
-Tribute to Sloan moves Sendek; Heels' Williams praises advisor
-LAST HURRAH- Pack's seniors prepare for finale

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Duke- Block of ages
-Huxtable leaves Heels for Central Florida job
-Amato- McLendon to be punished, but not benched
-Pack's mantra in preparation for Tangerine- Remember the Irish
-Preps: JamesOne- Curry makes history
-NHL/Canes- Struggles sealed fate for Maurice

From the Anderson Independent
-Tigers try to limit their turnovers
-More coaches set to interview with USC's Holtz

From The Columbia (SC) The State
-CHARLESTON SOUTHERN AT USC
-Gamecocks trying not to get zoned out again
-AD to Gamecocks fans- I feel your pain
-Mind games

From The Charlotte Observer
-Tangerine a consolation bowl
-4 Duke assistants dismissed from staff
-Thompson returns to earn his degree
-League teams off to blazing start
-Pack A.D. interviews at Georgia

From The Greensboro News-Record
-Huxtable leaves Heels to join O'Leary's staff
-Punishment won't punish Wolfpack

From The Greenville (SC) News
-Tigers recruits now at ease
-Clemson football notebook
-Tigers impress Shrine players
-USC aims to Buc back
-USC-Charleston Southern game capsule
-Shrine Bowl raises bar

Seahawks staying closer to home
Wilmington Star-News

Education not priority for BCS
Fayetteville Observer

With Tigers, Purnell is back to rebuilding
Cincinnati Enquirer

December 16, 2003

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Duke's Roof dismisses offensive coordinator
-Henderson man's state mark likely to fall tonight
-NHL/Canes: No 'Mo' time
-No goals, no glory

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-Wolfpack guard to transfer
-Williams leads block party for Duke
-Deacons toe line to hold off SMU
-Clemson finally puts away ETSU
-McLendon keeps starting job
-NHL/Canes: Goals oriented
-Change for its sake contradicts Canes' ideology

From The Columbia (SC) The State
-Owls stop USC's run
-USC buzz
-Clemson rallies, then rolls in overtime
-Report- Carolina assistant going to Arizona

From The Greenville (SC) News
-Gamecocks' frantic rally falls short against Owls
-Williams leaves Gamecocks for Arizona
-Tigers rally late, win in overtime
-Notebook- Players get day off as coaches visit Shrine Bowl
-Junior forward commits to Tigers

Citadel coach takes over Mississippi St. defense
espn.com

Johnson accepts MSU job
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Johnson goes to Mississippi St.
-Williams leaves USC for Arizona
-USC rally falls short
-Martin burns Terriers for 33

Offensive explosion leads WCU
Asheville Citizen-Times

Clemson practices going well
Anderson Independent

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacs hold on to get victory
-Rams get unlikely assist in 73-62 win
-Four assistants on offense fired as Duke revamps football staff

From The Greensboro News-Record
-Mejia decides to leave Wolfpack
-Things have changed in Bowl World

Tigers add to recruiting haul with junior duo
Fayetteville Observer

Three ACC hoops teams in top five
Wilmington Star-News

Preps: Shrine Bowl teams take to the field for first practice
New Bern Sun-Journal

December 15, 2003

From the Anderson Independent
-Assistant leaving USC for Wildcats
-Tigers dismiss reserve Williams

From The Greenville (SC) News
-Clemson's, Vols' strengths will clash in Peach Bowl
-Odom knows some skeptical of 8-0 USC
-Tigers focus on Buccaneers

From The Columbia (SC) The State
-USC AT TEMPLE
-E. TENN. STATE AT CLEMSON

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Pilots' flight bumpy
-A shot in the foot for UNC
-Felton's prep jersey retired tonight

Tar Heels struggle but defeat Akron
Fayetteville Observer

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Off-key Heels outlast Akron
-Rams back in action tonight, hoping shooting eyes return

From The Raleigh News & Observer
-Tar Heels struggle
-Devils suffocate Pilots

NFL/Panthers: Playoff-bound
Charlotte Observer

 


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December 21, 2003

WISCONSIN 63, MARQUETTE 59
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

From the Chicago Sun-Times
-Marquette can't put a dent in Wisconsin's home record
-Triplett's a one-man gang vs. DePaul

Demons can't handle Triplett
Chicago Tribune

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Cardinals in a giving mood
-Photo gallery

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-SLU surprises TU with win
-LSU regroups to beat USM

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-USM goes stone-cold late, LSU wins 65-50
-No. 23 Marquette falls; Tulane loses to SLU
-McCaleb big hit as USM rookie

Bills can't climb out of a hole vs. Bears
St Louis Post Dispatch

Bearcats beat MTSU 89-54
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Tampa Tribune
-It's Better To Receive Than Give
-Bulls Vow To Get Defensive

Attacking Bulls put an end to streak
St Petersburg Times

USM bowl tickets ahead of '97 pace
Hattiesburg American

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tiger Turnout Tumbles
-U of M attendance
-Memphis firm will represent West in talks

TCU end trying to keep up with the Schobels
Dallas News

December 20, 2003

From the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
-Prosperity-UW-MU rivalry healthy as ever
-Cyberspace-MU-UW tussle hits Internet

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-Wave to end long layoff vs. SLU
-Tulane gets eighth commitment

Road hasn't been kind to Eagles
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

From the St Louis Post Dispatch
-Former foes Maclin, Ahearn take aim at SLU
-SLU arena- Question becomes how to build it
-SLU's new arena plan is worth rallying around

From The Tampa Tribune
-Bulls Vow To Get Defensive
-Florida International (2-6) At USF (3-4)

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Cal isn't interested in SJU
-JUCO linebacker, Melrose trio visit U of M

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-
'Cats open a new chapter
-Fisher withdraws name for UC job

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Cards not kidding in respect for Govs
-Cards see silver lining in GMAC Bowl

Bowl fever bypasses Fort Worth
Dallas News

Frogs' secondary has to pass another test
Ft Worth Star-Telegram

December 19, 2003

From the Mobile Register
-Big Ben clocks Cards
-Louisville takes the lumps for Conference USA
-Miami QB goes out on top

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Cards suffer another Mobile mashing
-Big Ben tells Cards it wasn't their time
-Photo gallery
-Full bowl coverage

Miami stomps Cards, 49-28
Lexington (KY) Herald Leader

GMAC Bowl- Miami whips Louisville 49-28
Cincinnati Enquirer

From The Ft Worth Star-Telegram
-GMAC Bowl BREAKDOWN
-Hyman no longer a candidate
-Quarterback often place where TCU's ends meet

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-C-USA bans future out-of-market 'sell-outs'
-RedHawks' GMAC victory runs winning streak to 13

First-year coach, UH reach accord
Houston Chronicle

Richmond granted release
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Who's the man? Harris, Diener prep for heavyweight bout
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Southern Miss blows big lead, manages to win in overtime
Hattiesburg American

Defensive Blazers snap 2-game skid
Birmingham News

From ConferenceUSA.com
-C-USA Men's Basketball Notebook
-Women's Basketball Notebook
-Four Former C-USA Players Named to Pro Bowl

Bearcats trap Tigers
Anderson Independent

December 18, 2003

From ConferenceUSA.com
-C-USA Men's Basketball Notebook
-Women's Basketball Notebook
-Cincinnati's Julie DuPont Claims AVCA Third Team All-America Accolades
-Conference USA Bowl Notebook

Dec. 18 Thu. 7:30 p.m. (ESPN2)
GMAC Bowl, Mobile, Ala.
Miami (Ohio) vs. Louisville

From the Mobile Register
-Game matches productive offenses
-Cardinals thrive in transition season
-LeFors hears Louisville's call for leadership
-Big Ben moves Miami offense like clockwork
-Miami no one-man show

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Rev up the scoreboard
-Complete bowl coverage

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-GMAC BOWL
-N.O. Bowl is sweet to Maestri

From the Birmingham News
-All eyes on Petrino tonight in GMAC Bowl
-If Mo can't go, Blazers will look elsewhere

From The Ft Worth Star-Telegram
-TODAY ON TV - GMAC BOWL
-Schultz likely to stay at TCU
-TCU receiver blossoms in first year as a starter

Miami QB intent on topping Cards
Lexington (KY) Herald Leader

From The Houston Chronicle
-GMAC Bowl showcases offenses
-UH fumbles its way to 2nd win

Report- TCU AD a finalist for Georgia job
Dallas News

From the Hattiesburg American
-Golden Eagles set to pick up pace as Liberty Bowl nears
-New C-USA rule prohibits random switching of sites

Bower's wish list dotted by JUCO stars
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers escape upset bid of gritty Belmont
-Tigers postgame
-Tigers, Richmond likely to part ways
-A short night is all right
-Tigers, Griz are cash in city's bank

From The St Louis Post Dispatch
-Ohanon is on beam for Bills
-SLU arena is expected to be built on east edge of campus

Purnell upstaged in return to Ohio
Columbia (SC) The State

From The Greenville (SC) News
-Cincy whips Tigers
-Clemson-Cincinnati game summary

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-Tigers falter under UC's 'D'
-RedHawks relegated to basement
-Louisville vs. Miami- A closer look

Bearcats trap tired Tigers
Raleigh News & Observer

Gries making an impression on Crean
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

December 17, 2003

Memphis Wins New Orleans Bowl
ConferenceUSA.com

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-BIG SPLASH
-Spirited crowd adds jazzy feeling
-Tigers' 3rd-team back produces vs. UNT
-Tigers, Green Wave land new recruits

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-SUPER TIGERS
-At long last
-Wimprine plays smart at 'home'
-Backup shows mettle
-Tigers discover a weakness
-Tiger fans pack bars for bowl
-Great time to be a Tiger in New Orleans
-Slideshow- Tigers on Top

From The Houston Chronicle
-Memphis, N. Texas battle in New Orleans Bowl
-Tigers trip North Texas 27-17 for first bowl win in 32 years

From The Ft Worth Star-Telegram
-North Texas stumbles early, falls in New Orleans Bowl
-Hayter takes detour to reach full impact

From The Dallas News
-Cobbs not enough as UNT falls, 27-17
-New Orleans Bowl notebook

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Memphis follows Wimprine to win
-Petrino episode par for course

Thursday- GMAC Bowl produces another subplot
Columbia (SC) The State

Ghent in search of grand finale
Lexington (KY) Herald Leader

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-LeFors is good at playing 2nd fiddle
-Miami's main man
-U of L's defense taking it personally
-Glenn stays home to receive diploma

Recruiting a bonus for UL
Mobile Register

From the YAHOO Sports
-C-USA's hot start won't continue
-Miami of Ohio takes 12-game win streak into GMAC Bowl against Louisville
-RedHawks, Cards face off in GMAC

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-Cards' Ghent ready for big game
-Hunter- Bowl game about fun, bonding
-Presenting the 2003 bowl season from A to Z

Liberty Bowl tickets selling well
Hattiesburg American

Hoops News

Good News, Bad News Situation For Bulls
Tampa Tribune

Michigan State gets back on track
Chicago Sun-Times

CLEMSON AT NO. 18 CINCINNATI
Columbia (SC) The State

Bearcats refreshed, ready to face Clemson
Cincinnati Enquirer

Bearcats' dedication questioned
Cincinnati Post

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Eagles need Johnson to get on track
-Southern Miss vs. Ga. Southern

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Empty seats on bench too
-Preview- Tigers vs. Belmont
-Analyzing the keys to the game

From the St Louis Post-Dispatch
-Frericks learns lesson from circus
-Gameday- SLU vs. Grambling St.

Blazers flame out against slower, physical WMU
Birmingham Post-Herald

Cards respond to Pitino's criticism about defense
Louisville Courier-Journal

December 16, 2003

New Orleans Bowl
North Texas vs. Memphis
7:00 p.m. ET (ESPN2) , New Orleans, La.

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-N.O. Bowl gives lift to teams
-Inside the New Orleans Bowl

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Worth the Wait
-TV perfect for recruiting
-Winning new to Tiger reporter, too
-A Year to Remember
-Ex-coaches pleased to see Tigers in a bowl
-What it means to them
-Tyler mojo or not, Tigers won games - and fans' hearts
-GEOFF CALKINS'S POSTCARD FROM THE BIG EASY
-It's party time at Superdome for eager Tigers
-Alllll Aboard!

Bowl season kicks off tonight as Memphis faces North Texas
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

New Orleans Bowl kicks off postseason
Winston Salem Journal

TODAY'S BOWL GAME
Columbia (SC) The State

From The St Petersburg Times
-Bowl pits Green vs. green
-USF in tough spot for a breakout

From The Dallas News
-Mountain West singles out TCU
-UNT at home in Big Easy

From The Tampa Tribune
-USF (3-3) At Michigan State (3-4)
-Bulls Couldn't Face Spartans At A Worse Time

Davie won't be Bearcat; AD denies offer
espn.com

From The Cincinnati Enquirer
-Davie turns down job UC says was not offered
-GMAC Bowl perfect end to a super season
-Seafood a must when in Mobile

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Small guy comes up big
-Cards must beat the flu before Miami
-Hard-working Dean getting the point well

HE'S BACK
Lexington (KY) Herald Leader

Miami of Ohio to expand tradition
Mobile Register

Eagles focusing on bowl opponent
Hattiesburg American

Utah likened to South Florida
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

From The Ft Worth Star-Telegram
-Pride on line for TCU 'D'
-N.O. Bowl: RUSH JOB
-Bowl odds similar to Iraqi hideout

Potential classics, yawners among bowl games
Houston Chronicle

MARQUETTE 68, CANISIUS 65-A slight hangover
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Marquette, Pitt skirt upsets; Northern, Southern triumph
Chicago Sun Times

Blazers anxious to get back on court
Birmingham News

From ConferenceUSA.com
-C-USA Men's Basketball Notebook
-Women's Basketball Notebook

December 15, 2003

C-USA Men's Basketball Weekend Roundup
ConferenceUSA.com

This Week's Bowl Matchups:

Dec. 16 Tue. 7:00 p.m. (ESPN2)
New Orleans Bowl, New Orleans, La.
Memphis vs. North Texas

Dec. 18 Thu. 7:30 p.m. (ESPN2)
GMAC Bowl, Mobile, Ala.
Miami (Ohio) vs. Louisville

From The Ft Worth Star-Telegram
-A PARADE OF BOWLS
-Glud not knocked off guard
-Tulane makes gains in Texas
-Rutgers hands TCU women first defeat

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-Memphis QB Wimprine long on confidence
-Multi-talented Awasom key for Mean Green

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-2 Tigers crave success
-Miss Nancy and Tigers fight together
-Green DL short, powerful
-BOURBON STREET BUZZ
-Lackluster interior defense big part of Tigers' loss to Illini

Pals from Kansas reunite at bowl-bound UH
Houston Chronicle

Mobile is in the Cards
Mobile Register

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Shelton will be Cards' ace in hole
-Pitino's 400th is cause to ponder

Anderson wants Blazing finish
Birmingham News

Quick turnaround-Eagles haven't time to stew
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Meyer overwhelmed by 'family' tribute
Chicago Sun Times

 


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