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East Carolina Carolinas Conference USA

February 15, 2004

Sammy Batten: Football Recruiting Report - 02.15
Late gem boosts grade of big class
Bonesville.net

Texas prep star enlists with Pirates - 02.15
Bonesville.net

Updated Thumbnails on Recruits - 02.15
Bonesville.net

UAB survives nail-biter with Pirates - 02.15
Bonesville.net

Bonesville Baseball: ECU 8, UNC Asheville 0 - 02.15
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 02.15
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Pirate Baseball Blanks UNCA, 8-0; Game Two Suspended Until Sunday
-Another Tough Loss for ECU Men at UAB
-Lady Pirates Face Nationally Ranked Houston On Senior Day
-Henderson Highlights Men's Track Day at BU

East Carolina Slips Past UNC Asheville, 4-1
unca.edu

From the Washington Daily News
-Pirates blast Bulldogs
-Three Lady Pirates say goodbye to home crowd

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-East Carolina’s basketball team squanders a lead with five minutes to play in a 72-69 loss at UAB
-ECU women’s trio to play final home game today
-Diamond Pirates whitewash UNC-Asheville, 8-0
-Play suspended at for ECU at Triangle Classic

Pirates win opener over UNC-Asheville
Kinston Free Press

Blazers steal another victory
Birmingham News

Blazers Slip By East Carolina
uabsports.com

UAB survives ECU
Raleigh News & Observer

February 14, 2004

Back in the saddle again - 02.14
Bonesville.net

Keith LeClair: From The Dugout - 02.14
Simple solution for frigid conditions
Bonesville.net

Bonesville Baseball: ECU 4, UNC Asheville 1 - 02.14
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 02.14
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250 Audio: Live @ 5 Segment - 02.14
Randy Mazey visits with hosts Troy Dreyfus & Jon Ellerbe
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Minicozzi's Homer Helps Lift ECU to 4-1 win over UNCA
-Lady Pirates Drop Heart Breaker to No. 22 TCU 125-119
-Men's Basketball Takes Road Show To Birmingham Saturday
-Softball Team Wins Two At The Triangle Classic
-Two Additional Prep Stars Sign With ECU
-Women's Golf Spring 2004 Outlook
-Men's Golf Spring 2004 Outlook
-Track Teams Open at Virginia Tech Challenge
-ECU-UNC Asheville Baseball Series Modified

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Former Pirate boss Logan to coach in NFL Europe
-ECU adds another football recruit
-Pirate women fall in four overtimes
-ECU men back on the road
-Minicozzi homers, ECU wins opener

From the Washington Daily News
-TCU, ECU play to four over time periods
-Pirates start baseball season with victory

Blazers caught in a numbers game
Birmingham Post-Herald

Victory had everything for TCU, even an end
Ft Worth Star Telegram

It takes four OTs, but TCU women prevail, 125-119
Dallas Morning News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Pirates women fall in 4 OTs
-Texan will join Pirates' defense

Sports Briefs
New Bern Sun-Journal

February 13, 2004

Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 177 - 02.13
Hoops should dictate C-USA's next move
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250 baseball broadcast lineup - 02.13
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 02.13
Bonesville.net

Bonesville Bytes Audio: ECU-Memphis Post-game - 02.13
Bill Herrion, John Calipari, Erroyl Bing & Derrick Wiley
Bonesville.net

Cable 7: On Campus with Jeff Charles - 02.13
Guests Allen Osborne, Tracy Kee & Bill Carson
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250 Audio: Bill Herrion Call-In Show - 02.13
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250 Audio: Miller Lite Sports Bar - 02.13
Jon Ellerbe with Allen Thomas, Tony Catouzis & Jeff Thompson
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Pirate Baseball Hosts UNCA for 2004 Opener
-Lady Pirates Host Nationally Ranked TCU

ECU baseball back on the field
Kinston Free Press

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Diamond Pirates set to go
-Willis to play final games at home for ECU women

No. 22 TCU Women's Hoops to Face East Carolina Friday
gofrogs.com

Lady Frogs seek to avoid identity crisis
Ft Worth Star-Telegram

Blazers put home mark on line vs. Pirates
Birmingham News

Logan to coach in Berlin
Raleigh News & Observer

February 12, 2004

Al Myatt: View from the East - 02.12
High praise from ex-Seahawk Calipari
Bonesville.net

Tigers roar at crunch time - 02.12
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 02.12
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Men's Basketball Drops Another Close One
-Adrienne Millican Finishes Ninth At Tulane Invitational

Another heartbreaker for Pirates
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Same old story for ECU
-More recruits join ECU’s football team

Tigers rally past ECU
Kinston Free Press

Memphis able to avoid Minges curse, beats ECU by six
New Bern Sun Journal

Pirates fall, still hopeful
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers capture 8th in a row
-Tiger postgame

Memphis Tops East Carolina 79-73
gotigersgo.com

Star linebacker Cotton commits to Pirates
Winston Salem Journal

February 11, 2004

Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 02.11
Memphis game another opportunity to jell
Bonesville.net

Cotton picks Pirates - 02.11
Bonesville.net

Updated Thumbnails on Recruits - 02.11
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 02.11
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250 Audio: Sportsline Segment - 02.11
Tony Catusas with Alan Osborne
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates Welcome First-Time Visitor Memphis Wednesday
-Adrienne Millican Sits In A Tie For Seventh At the Tulane Invitational

’Jamaican Giant’ Grindley a force for ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-ECU fans set sights on Tigers
-Preview- Tigers vs. East Carolina
-Analyzing the keys to the game
-Minges misery

Recruiting chat: Join the Fayetteville Observer and Bonesville.net's recruiting expert Sammy Batten for an online chat Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 4 p.m.

Recruiting class ranks by conference
Orlando Sentinel

Olympic QB chooses Mocs
Charlotte Observer

February 10, 2004

Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 176 - 02.10
Ranking recruits becoming less relevant
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 02.10
Bonesville.net

Updated AP basketball poll - 02.10
Bonesville.net

Cable 7 Audio: The Brian Bailey Show - 02.10
Guest Steve Jansky
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250 Audio: The Press Box Show - 02.10
Troy Dreyfus, Brian Bailey, Jody Jones, Jim Gentry
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250 Audio: The Locker Room Show - 02.10
Kevin Monroe, Sean Farmer, Jerry McManus, Keisha Anthony
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Men's Tennis Stays Unbeaten With Win at CofC
-Women's Tennis Splits Matches in Charleston

ECU softball team already motivated
Washington Daily News

February 9, 2004

Al Myatt: View from the East - 02.09
Pirates anxious to produce more than thrills
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 02.09
Bonesville.net

Pirates not happy with moral victories anymore
New Bern Sun Journal

From ecupirates.com
-Red-Hot Memphis Rolls Past Lady Pirates, 79-60
-Frasure Breaks Weight Throw Record to Highlight Track and Field Weekend

Guard Trio Lifts Lady Tigers To 79-60 Route Of East Carolina
gotigersgo.com

Lady Tiger guards overwhelm East Carolina
Memphis Commercial Appeal

ECU women drop fourth straight in loss to Memphis
Greenville Daily Reflector

 


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February 15, 2004

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacs to take on Bearcats
-Blue Devils to sample Pack's home cooking
-Tar Heels to battle Terrapins in key ACC matchup today

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Defense powers Duke
-Sunday is ACC night
-NHL: Carolina's survival questioned
-Williams finding return to be a challenge
-Just color Pack coach a winner
-Duke at N.C. State

From the Anderson Independent
-Gamecocks snap skid, beat Vandy
-Clemson falls to Florida State
-Bowden waits for victories to juggle staff

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Gamecocks drench Charleston Southern with 38 runs
-Of family and business- Skip Holtz’s sacrifice turning out to be a painful one
-Tigers suffer technical knockout
-Gamecocks easily KO Vanderbilt

From the Greenville (SC) News
-USC gets 20th victory
-Time for USC to prove itself at next level
-FSU bounces Tigers

UNCG fails in bid to gain in standings
Greensboro News-Record

Welcome back Carter! T.J. leads UNCW
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
-Pack sacks No. 1 Duke
-Coaching in ACC is hard, ask Coach K
-State finds Duke's sore spot- offense
-1 for the son

February 14, 2004

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-State calls Sherrill's remark 'unfortunate'
-Doherty begins healing
-Aiming to make rivals see red
-Paper apologizes for Deng description

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Sunday no day of rest for Duke
-Scooter more than a shooter
-Rank and file

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacons faced peril and got solid victory
-ASU loses after rally falls short

Catamounts top Mountaineers in squeaker
Asheville Citizen-Times

Winthrop's home run in 9th beats Maryland
Charlotte Observer

Baseball- Campbell shows promise in loss to N.C. State
Fayetteville Observer

From the Wilmington Star-News
-UNCW in unfamiliar situation
-Seahawks baseball opens today at home

From the Anderson Independent
-USC handling heartbreak
-Robinson's rising

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Tigers face quick turnaround
-Clemson-FSU game capsule
-USC, Vandy go again
-Vandy-USC game capsule
-Along came a spider - really
-Paladins expect tough test
-Gamecocks win opener

February 13, 2004

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Deacs smack Tigers
-Wake Forest-Clemson game summary
-Bottom of the barrel?
-Tanner pushing team hard
-USC sticking with grass

From the Anderson Independent
-Just out of reach
-Roberts' play is the difference for Bulldogs
-Williams-Brice keeps it real
-Tanner pushing Gamecocks

Baseball: Powell pleased his path led to college
Charlotte Observer

Krzyzewski laments dearth of support for Sendek
Greensboro News-Record

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Where's the love?
-ACC may be its own worst enemy at tourney time
-Push comes to shove
-Report paints gloomy financial picture for NHL

10 letters make up one great coach
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacs crush Tigers
-ASU will focus on stopping Martin

February 12, 2004

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Late-game meltdown
-Howell delivers in big-game atmosphere
-Mississippi State 79, USC 75 (OT)

From the Anderson Independent
-Gamecock loss could be turning point in season
-On the rebound- Tigers hope to take control of backboard against Wake

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Bulldogs sink USC
-MSU-USC game summary
-These Gamecocks are good
-Tigers have high hopes
-Wake Forest-Clemson game capsule

Prosser says Wake Forest needs a hero
Greensboro News-Record

Wake Forest needs action, not talk
New Bern Sun Journal

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Strickland left behind as WFU travels to Clemson
-Devils cruise past Cavs

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Deng answers bell
-Devils get Cavs' best shot
-UNC sputtering toward its March goal

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Upset bid fails for USC
-Terriers shock Cougars

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Blue Devils push on
- Duke gives grads some student seats
- Deng a pain to Cavs
- Krzyzewski speaks out, shows Sendek some love
-ACC, ESPN talking

Success has Wolfpack fans in quandary
Fayetteville Observer

WCU, ASU face off in recruiting efforts
Asheville Citizen-Times

ACC nears new football TV deal
Charlotte Observer

February 11, 2004

USC faces a healthy challenge
Anderson Independent

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Spotlight is still on USC
-MSU-USC game capsule
-Davidson nails Paladins
-Davidson-Furman game summary

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-These upstart Gamecocks looking an awful lot like 1997 squad
-Gamecocks find recipe for special blend

Wolfpack proves it has earned national ranking
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Pack in a groove
-Tar Heels falling on hard times
-Dream night for Pack, but it wants more
-Pickett gets 'no room to breathe'
-Every game key to Duke

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Red hot and true
-Devil of a challenge lies ahead
-Respect to Elder

From the Charlotte Observer
-Contract won't distract Odom
-Panthers working on short offseason

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Levitating Levy
-Krzyzewski says Duke needs to be wary of underdogs
-Long-range fireworks spark wins
-Panthers turn eyes toward next season

February 10, 2004

Clemson shakes up coaching staff
Anderson Independent

Gamecocks can’t affort to let up
Columbia (SC) The State

Parity in league may cost ACC berth in tourney
New Bern Sun Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Big wins propel Wolfpack into poll
-Judge drops ACC in suit
-Tough ACC may affect NCAA bids
-Bouncing back no problem for Heels

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Mountaineers fall just short
-Pack hopes to maintain streak against Seminoles
-JELLING? UNC heads to Georgia Tech seeking its second straight ACC road win
-ACC dropped as defendant in civil case

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-FSU win now big deal for Wolfpack
-Noted

From the Fayetteville Observer
-Support of home crowds giving boost to Wolfpack
-Curry's problem opens scholarship door at UNC-CH
-Springing into action

From the Greensboro News-Record
-Analyzing football recruits a big waste of time
-Burrell helps UNCG rally to win at Wofford
-Second-place Wolfpack back in AP Top 25
-UNC must rely on lessons learned

Football: Heels need a helping hand
Wilmington Star-News

February 9, 2004

From the Anderson Independent
-USC takes good, bad from loss
-Tigers get slammed

Energy brings synergy
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Greenville (SC) News
-First-half flurry dooms Tigers
-More Clemson sports stories
-Tobacco Road breakdown for Clemson

No. 1 Duke overpowers Clemson
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Deng patterns game after Hill
Fayetteville Observer

Skidding Deacons searching for cures
Winston Salem Journal

RESHUFFLED STAFF
Columbia (SC) The State

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Duke is running on empty
-Redick scoring again
-Final Four teams often blossom late

 


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February 15, 2004

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-UC looks for a shot in the arm
-Prosser finds self at home
-Huggins ailing but expected to coach

Huggins Will Coach, Despite Days of Rest
Fox19.com

49ers squander lead, momentum
Charlotte Observer

Sloan achieves "poetic justice"
St Louis Post Dispatch

Green Wave puts clamps on TCU
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-Late miss costs Frogs win, streak
-C-USA MEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP
-Patterson bringing ex-boss in as defensive coordinator

From the Dallas News
-Tulane nips TCU, 67-66
-TCU names defensive coordinator

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Memphis's 3s add up to 9
-Tigers postgame

NCAA hopes take another hard hit
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Holland, Demons top Houston
Chicago Sun-Times

Demons roll to 5th straight
Chicago Tribune

From the Houston Chronicle
-DePaul's big men dominate UH
-Rice tops Tulsa in two OTs, sets scoring mark

February 14, 2004

Bulls break through, whip Eagles 68-60
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

A Long Time Coming For USF
Tampa Tribune

USF takes hit, breaks through
St Petersburg Times

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-C-USA race tightening at the top
-Struggles haven't derailed Wake

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Love's a layup for courting Tigers
-Tables are turned for Tigers and Marquette
-Preview- Tigers vs. Marquette
-Analyzing the keys to the game

From the Charlotte Observer
-Projecting the field of 65
-Saint Louis blues haunt Charlotte

From the St Louis Post Dispatch
-Vouyoukas will get first start today
-Game Day- SLU vs. Charlotte

From the Louisville Courier Journal
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Pitino, U of L a happy couple
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No happy ending in Cards' recent script

Hard worker-Sanders does the heavy lifting for MU
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Hopson leaves USM to coach at Ole Miss
Hattiesburg American

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-TCU looking to reward Patterson with new deal
-GAMEDAY

Men's Basketball Notebook - Feb. 14
ConferenceUSA.com

February 13, 2004

Men's Basketball Release - Feb. 13
ConferenceUSA.com

From the Charlotte Observer
-Pencil 49ers into NCAA tournament
-49ers rally to fight off Cards
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Baseball: Conference Watch

Charlotte Stuns No. 9 Louisville
Charlotte49ers.com

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Cards stall down stretch
-Pat Forde- Pitino rumor just a phantom punch
-Pitino talking with U of L, emphatically not St. John's

49ers knock off Cards
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

Gap in athleticism still puts Billikens behind eight ball
St Louis Post Dispatch

From the Tampa Tribune
-Guard's Hot Hand Helps Defrost Bulls
-Southern Miss At USF

Stiggers needs to quit pressing, play his game
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
-Eagles miss opportunity in C-USA loss at home
-Football assistant Gandy resigns

Huggins ditches press defense
Cincinnati Enquirer

UC playing mediocre game
CincyPost.com

Horned Frogs Host Texas State In Three-Game Series
gofrogs.com

Pitching figures to be a Tiger strength
Memphis Commercial Appeal

NCAA plans examination of recruiting
Ft Worth Star-Telegram

February 12, 2004

$500,000 EXIT FEE- Marquette opts for buyout plan
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

49ers want to avoid a Cardinal win
Charlotte Observer

U of L has 3-point plan for 49ers
Louisville Courier-Journal

Tulane a step ahead of Houston
Houston Chronicle

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Green Wave fends off Houston for second consecutive victory
-Green Wave hires two assistant coaches

DePaul rally turns Bills into fall guys
St Louis Post Dispatch

Resilient Demons rally from 21 down to stun Saint Louis
Chicago Sun-Times

Demons erase 21-point deficit
Chicago Tribune

No. 13 Bearcats Swat Away Bulls
Tampa Tribune

Depth woes hinder USF against Cincinnati
St Petersburg Times

Bearcats claw way past South Florida
Cincinnati Enquirer

Bearcats Stuggle To Win Second Straight
UCBearcats.com

Bearcats Renew Rivalry at Wake Forest
UC News Record

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger
-Oh, the pain- UAB edges USM 69-65
-Blazers make plays, slip off Eagles' hook

Unlikely heroes lift Blazers
Birmingham News

Ethics tops NCAA's agenda
Ft Worth Star Telegram

U of M- Money at root of move
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From ConferenceUSA.com
-Men's Basketball Notebook - Feb. 12
-Women's Basketball Notebook - Feb. 12
-Men's Basketball Notebook - Feb. 11
-Louisville's Nord One of 12 Finalists for Point Guard of the Year Award

February 11, 2004

Charlotte player facing 2 charges
Charlotte Observer

From ConferenceUSA.com
-Men's Basketball Notebook - Feb. 10
-Tennis Players of the Week
-Swimming and Diving Notebook - Feb. 10
-Three C-USA Players Honored By The All-American Football Foundation
-Women's Basketball Notebook
-Helton Promoted To Assistant Head Coach at Memphis
-C-USA Women's Indoor Track and Field Notebook - Feb. 10

This week in C-USA from the Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger
Billikens can't stop road woes
Johnson has knack for making clutch shot
Southern Miss vs. UAB
C-USA: Game of the week
C-USA: Player of the week
C-USA: The week's best
C-USA: Standings

From the Houston Chronicle
-C-USA notebook- UH scrapes to just get by in conference
-UH, Rice unaware of parties featuring strippers

Finney, Wave seek recipe for consistency
New Orleans Times-Picayune

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Luxury boxes in lieu of cash for Tigers?
-Rights to R.C.'s hair... priceless

From the St Louis Post Dispatch
-C-USA coaches rely on mentors' tactics
-Newest coaches learning from the best
-Game Day- SLU vs. DePaul

From the Tampa Tribune
-USF Figures To Encounter Bunch Of Ornery Bearcats
-South Florida at No. 13 Cincinnati

Road to recovery
St Petersburg Times

Poor shooting destroys rest of Bearcats' game
Cincinnati Enquirer

Bearcats hope Whaley keeps contributing as they host Bulls
Fox Sports

February 10, 2004

One last hurrah
Birmingham News

C-USA race heating up
Cincinnati Enquirer

C-USA notes-Tigers doing dirty work
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Tigers winning everywhere except polls
-C-USA Rankings
-C-USA Players of the Week
-Helton made U of M's top aide
-Tigers' move the right one

Close no consolation for Bulls
St Petersburg Times

From the Tampa Tribune
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Bulls Fall Short
-South Florida Still Stuck With Smell Of Defeat

TCU men nip South Florida, 54-51
Dallas News

TCU escapes close call at South Florida
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Charlotte chases NCAA games
Charlotte Observer

Blazers miss a chance to take lead in C-USA
Birmingham News

Luke doesn't wow his coach
Louisville Courier-Journal

Campaign for C-USA
Shreveport (LA) Times

College football can learn from madness
Orlando Sentinel

From ConferenceUSA.com
-Baseball Notebook - Feb. 9
-Cincinnati Announces Football Staff
-C-USA Softball Notebook - Feb. 9

February 9, 2004

OPTIMISM STILL REIGNS IN C-USA
New Orleans Times-Picayune

From the ConferenceUSA.com
-C-USA Men's Basketball Weekend Roundup - Feb. 8
-Women's Basketball Weekend Roundup - Feb. 8

TCU At USF
Tampa Tribune

Conferences head toward homestretch
Louisville Courier-Journal

Questions about the Road to the Conference Title
Bearcatnews.com

Maxiell prevents upset of Bearcats
Cincinnati Post

Lady Cougars top Tulane in 3 OTs
Houston Chronicle

 


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