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East Carolina Carolinas Conference USA

April 11, 2004

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 04.11
Bonesville.net

Baseball: 1. - East Carolina 10, South Florida 5 - 04.11
Bonesville.net

Baseball: 2. - East Carolina 11, South Florida 1 - 04.11
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-No. 17 ECU Completes Series Sweep of USF, 10-5 and 11-1
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Softball Drops Conference USA Series Finale To No. 18 USF

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates complete sweep
-History of ECU’s nearly forgotten ’Victory Bell’ tied to World War II

Pirates sweep doubleheader over Bulls
Washington Daily News

From gousfbulls.com
-USF Baseball Drops Doubleheader with East Carolina
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Liwag’s Two Home Runs Propel Lady Bulls to 11-3 Win Over ECU

April 10, 2004

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 04.10
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: Miller Lite Sports Bar with Jon Ellerbe - 04.10
Guests Allen Thomas, Tony Catuzis & Todd Boyd
Bonesville.net

Baseball Saturday
USF at East Carolina (#17)
Sat 2 p.m (Doubleheader)
Harrington Field
ECU game notes [PDF] | USF game notes [PDF]
Live stats
Pirate Radio 1250 baseball broadcast lineup

From ecupirates.com
-Bunn, Lawhorn Helps No. 17 East Carolina Hold Off USF, 6-4
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ECU-USF Series Modified
-Manuse's Record-Setting Double Lifts ECU Over No. 18 USF

From the Washington Daily News
-17th-ranked Pirates run their win streak to seven straight
-Copper anxious for NFL Draft

ECU extends winning streak
Greenville Daily Reflector

From gousfbulls.com
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USF Baseball Falls To No. 17 East Carolina, 6-4
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Bulls Split Doubleheader with ECU

Softball: South Florida Splits Doubleheader With ECU
Tampa Tribune

Preps- Inman hired as Terry Sanford High football coach
Fayetteville Observer

April 9, 2004

Al Myatt: View from the East - 04.09
Spring drill: Recruiting, banquets, depth charts
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 04.09
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 04.09
Guest Steve Ballard
Bonesville.net

LeClair Speaks About Life After Baseball
Baseball America

From ecupirates.com
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USF Heads to Greenville for Showdown with No. 17 ECU
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Instant Interview- Ryan Jones
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Four ECU Student-Athletes Named All-America By NSCA

USF Baseball Travels to No. 17 East Carolina this Weekend
gousfbulls.com

From the Washington Daily News
-Pirates return home to face USF
-Norwood having solid season for Pirates

Lawhorns swing mighty sticks
Greenville Daily Reflector

Lawhorn on Golden Spikes watch list
New Bern Sun Journal

April 8, 2004

Henry Hinton: Henry's Highlights - 04.08
Politics churn around Med School project
Bonesville.net

Baseball: East Carolina 7, Duke 5 - 04.08
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 04.08
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 04.08
Guest David Garrard
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-No. 17 Pirate Baseball Downs Duke, 7-5
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Softball Takes Two From UNC Wilmington
-Men's Tennis Falls At UNC Wilmington
-Women's Basketball To Hold Annual Awards Banquet
-Parker Named C-USA Swimmer of the Year
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Women's Tennis Shut Out By Richmond

Socorro Extends Hitting Streak, but Duke Falls to No. 17 East Carolina, 7-5
goduke.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Triple play, grand slam powers ECU
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ECU grad nabs Pulitzer Prize

Leonard Henry Named NFL Europe Offensive Player Of The Week
miamidolphins.com

April 7, 2004

Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 04.07
Spring ended with positive vibes at QB
Bonesville.net

Pirates slugging at torrid pace - 04.07
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 04.07
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: Sportsline with Patrick Johnson - 04.07
Guests Si Seymour, Allen Osbourne & Shirley Rhodes
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 04.07
Guest Mark Hessert
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-No. 17 Pirate Baseball Travels to Duke
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ECU's Adrienne Millican Named Conference USA Golfer Of The Month

Duke to Host No. 17 East Carolina on Wednesday
goduke.com

From the Washington Daily News
-Twice as nice- Lawhorn twins having sensational season
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Pirates to battle Blue Devils

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates take on Devils
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ECU’s Millican named top golfer

NCAA Postseason Projections
SEBaseball.com

April 6, 2004

Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 186 - 04.06
In Noah, I trust
Bonesville.net

Bonesville: Magic vs. Bird: The benchmark TV game - 04.06
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 04.06
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: Press Box with Troy Dreyfus - 04.06
Panelists Brian Bailey, Jim Gentry & Tony Catuzis
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: Locker Room with Monroe & Farmer - 04.06
Guest Greg Herenda
Bonesville.net

Pirate Radio 1250: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 04.06
Guest Noah Brindise
Bonesville.net

Cable 7: Brian Bailey Show - 04.06
Guest Jerry McManus
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Trevor Lawhorn Named Conference USA Hitter of the Week
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Women's Soccer Claims Cup Of Life Tournament Title

Familiar names dot Kinston Indians’ roster
Kinston Free Press

April 5, 2004

Al Myatt: View from the East - 04.05
Herrion pursuing backcourt firepower
Bonesville.net

Baseball: East Carolina 24, Charlotte 13 - 04.05
Bonesville.net

Nuggets: Notes from ECU and beyond - 04.05
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-No. 18 ECU Completes Sweep, 24-13

-Trent Fuchs Finishes First in the 800-Meter Run At The Duke Invitational
-Colleen McGinn Claims Fourth Place in the High Jump At The Duke Invitational
-Softball Blanked By Louisville

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Late rally lifts ECU
-ECU gets $25,000 donation

East Carolina sweeps UNC-Charlotte in 37-run contest
Washington Daily News

#18 East Carolina Defeats Baseball In Series Finale
charlotte49ers.com

Pirates use 10-run 8th to sweep 49ers
Charlotte Observer

Pirates complete sweep of Charlotte
New Bern Sun-Journal

 


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April 11, 2004

Florida Wins See Saw 9-8 Decision Over Gamecocks To Even Series
USCsports.com

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Offended Tiger defense pleads case
-Clemson report- Receiver Grant sits out spring game
-Clemson falls in conference game
-Mistakes put Gamecocks in jam
-USC offensive line gets tough with little depth

From the Anderson Independent
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O-line struggles in scrimmage
-USC's offense struggling with some changes
-Errors plague USC, Gators

Gamecocks lose an ugly one
Columbia (SC) The State

From theacc.com
-Cavaliers Complete Sweep With 3-1 Win Over #23 Clemson
-Georgia Tech Evens Series with No. 8 Tar Heels, 8-4
-Duke Scores One in the Bottom of the Ninth to Defeat Wake Forest, 8-7

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Duke 8, Wake Forest 7
-Georgia Tech 8, North Carolina 4

Duke scores 1 run in ninth inning for 8-7 victory over Wake Forest
Winston Salem Journal

Preps: West's all-star football roster a dream for coach
Greensboro News-Record

April 10, 2004

Baseball scores from theacc.com
-Duke Baseball Comes from Behind to Defeat Wake Forest, 7-6, in 11 Innings
-Virginia Quiets #23 Clemson 5-1 Friday
-No. 8 North Carolina Holds Off Georgia Tech for 9-7 Win
-NC State Baseball Defeats Maryland, 6-3

From USCsports.com
-Landon Powell's 10th Inning Home Run Powers Gamecocks Over Gators 5-4
-South Carolina Spring Football Report

From the Anderson Independent
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Crash course diet- Nutritionist teaching Tigers effective weight gain
-USC beats Gators in SEC action

From the Greenville (SC) News
-USC edges Florida
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Newton moves up chart
-Cavs snap Tigers' streak
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WCU holds off Paladins

From Raleigh News & Observer
-Hendley to leave Wake
-Beard wins Wooden
-Curry deserves a chance
-MLB: Norfolk, D.C. squaring off

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Wake Forest's Hendley has decided to transfer
-Blue Devils rally late, beat Deacons in 11th

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Cavs hand Tigers first ACC loss

-Tanner- New stadium a boost for recruiting
-USC’s ‘D’ leaves its mark

-5 Things to Watch at the Spring Game

April 9, 2004

Curry attempts to gauge interest from schools
Greensboro News-Record

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Curry's future in flux
-Lebo to Coach Men's Basketball at Auburn

From Raleigh News & Observer
-Curry has a wish list
-No signs of slowing down
-Lebo faces challenges

From the Anderson Independent
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Cribb rounding into old form
-Gamecocks not yet worried

From the Greenville (SC) News
-USC hosts Gators
-Furman faces Catamounts
-Looking far for wideouts

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Clemson keeps eye on wide receivers
-Injured Pittman breaks out of slump

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Orlebar brothers on level ground at ASU
-Tar Heels confident about spring results

Which ACC teams made the grade?
Wilmington Star-News

Previews from CollegeFootballNews.com
-North Carolina Preview
-Clemson Preview

Johnson going to bat for the Expos
MLB in Norfolk, VA?
Charlotte Observer

April 8, 2004

From the Greensboro News-Record
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UNC withdraws Curry's scholarship
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UNCG bounces Deacons

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Tar Heels to drop basketball recruit
-Devils keep busy in spring practice

Curry won't play at UNC
Durham Herald-Sun

From Raleigh News & Observer
-Heels release Curry
-Adidas stripes suit Wolfpack football just fine
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Melvin bids for NBA look

Comeback gives Tigers win
Anderson Independent

Tigers rip Gamecocks
Greenville (SC) News

Cribb leads Clemson comeback
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Columbia (SC) The State
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USC bullpen collapses
-DeBeer to start at left tackle
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Gamecocks’ receivers ready to stand out

April 7, 2004

USC Clemson on the rise
Columbia (SC) The State

Cannon's voice booms for Clemson
Anderson Independent

Preston leads Seahawks' 7-1 rout of Campbell
Wilmington Star News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Devils need a leader
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Surprising choice
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Canes fire some staffers

Catamounts' Dunkenberger packing bags for Virginia Tech
Asheville Citizen-Times

Basketball- Capel interviews for Auburn job
Fayetteville Observer

Tiger excited about Army opportunity
Charlotte Observer

Taking the Next Step
UConn's Calhoun says that Okafor is ready for NBA; Bobcats pick 4th
Winston Salem Journal

ACC Baseball Release (.pdf)
theacc.com

April 6, 2004

From the Fayetteville Observer
-UNC recruit pleads guilty to drug charges
-Toms, Wachovia were a hit in first year

Curry pleads guilty to charges
Greensboro News-Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-ACC missed UConn on expansion quest

-Curry receives probation
-Duke stars seek Wooden awards
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Jackets lose touch at worst moment
-Canes pay for lack of offense

From Durham Herald-Sun
-Full recovery
-The best team won
-Curry pleads guilty, avoids jail sentence

Clemson Notes
Anderson Independent

Notebook- Bowden still concerned about offensive tackle
Greenville (SC) News

Region: VCU's Capel visits Auburn campus
Birmingham News

April 5, 2004

Bowdens bring a different message
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Greensboro News-Record
-Basketball star Curry likely to enter plea on drug charges
-Despite loss, Duke's future bright

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-In the end, the Devils cracked
-Canes close season with 6 goals, ugly tie

Baseball scores from theacc.com
-Duke Baseball Falls to Virginia, 3-1
-NC State Baseball Falls To Florida State, 10-3
-Tar Heels Complete Weekend Sweep of Deacons
-Clemson Completes Sweep With 8-2 Victory Sunday Over Maryland

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Tigers slam error-prone Terrapins
-NFL players dispense wisdom to Gamecocks

From the Anderson Independent
-Tigers roll to eighth straight win
-Powell gets hot, USC gets win

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Tar Heels complete sweep of struggling Deacons 11-3
-BOTTOM LINE-Duke's loss doesn't add up

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Pinkins returns to unconventional grip
-USC could add offensive line signees

From Durham Herald-Sun
-Painfully sudden
-High hopes haunt the Blue Devils
-ACC and Big East to battle yet again
-Colleges- Heels complete sweep of Deacs

UNC recruit has NBA in mind, too
Charlotte Observer

 


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April 11, 2004

Baseball scores from conferenceusa.com
-East Carolina 11, USF 1
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Cincinnati 3, TCU 10
-Tulane 13, Louisville 1
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Memphis 5, UAB 3
-Saint Louis 3, Southern Miss 10

USM whips Saint Louis again
Hattiesburg American

Green Claims 10-6 Win in USF Spring Game
gousfbulls.com

'Aggressive' D rules for Bulls
St Petersburg Times

Spring Game Showing Impresses Leavitt
Tampa Tribune

UH splits doubleheader for 2-1 series win
Houston Chronicle

Charlotte splits doubleheader at Houston
Charlotte Observer

Velasquez powers Eagles at the plate
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Hot pitching helps Tigers clinch series with UAB
Memphis Commercial Appeal

A win-win deal for UAB, Anderson
Birmingham News

Jones eager to show Cards his stuff
Louisville Courier-Journal

April 10, 2004

Baseball scores from conferenceusa.com
-East Carolina 6, USF 4
-Southern Miss 13, Saint Louis 1
-Memphis 9, UAB 0
-Louisville 5, Tulane 2
-Charlotte 4, Houston 11

Chris Neuman Leads Frogs To 13-2 Victory Over Cincinnati
gofrogs.com

Cardinals top Wave
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Eagles return to winning ways
Hattiesburg American

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Southern Miss rebounds by routing Saint Louis 13-1
-C-USA baseball standings

Mock blazes trail to UH's victory
Houston Chronicle

Memphis starter blanks UAB
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Louisville's Nord Named a Finalist for the Collegiate Basketball Award of Excellence
conferenceusa.com

Haynes-Dalton, UAB both thriving due to 'fire sale'
Birmingham Post-Herald

Cards' defense shines for Petrino in scrimmage
Louisville Courier-Journal

USF Puts Health Of Players First
Tampa Tribune

BCS has fifth bowl in works
Boston Globe

April 9, 2004

From conferenceusa.com
-Weekend Baseball Preview
-Calipari Family Donates $100,000 To Help Endow Athletic Scholarships At Memphis
-Two C-USA Players Named to the 2004 Golden Spikes Award Watch List
-C-USA Softball Notebook - April 8

Determined DePaul wants to keep Leitao
Chicago Sun-Times

Ponsetto on Leitao- 'Dave is our coach'
Chicago Tribune

From the Birmingham News
-Anderson withdraws from Miami coach search
-Lebo is AU hoops coach

From the Dallas News
-SMU assistant head coach taking leave of absence
-Not-guilty plea entered for Mittie

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-TCU SPRING FOOTBALL REVIEW
-Court sets trial date for TCU Women's Coach Mittie

Numbers don't tell TU's story
New Orleans Times Picayune

Black and Gold ready for green
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Calif. recruit says he's a future Tiger
-Tiger pitchers offer solid 1-2 punch
-Calipari donation will aid Tiger student athletes
-Star RB Williams turns talents to track

Previews from CollegeFootballNews.com
-TCU Preview
-Louisville Preview
-UCF Preview

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Change doing Bearcats good
-JUCO point guard gets UC's attention

University of Cincinnati AD Bob Goin discusses the Big East move
Cincinnati Horizons

J.P. Losman visits with the Steelers
Steelers.com

College baseball notebook- CSTV has a diamond in the rough
Houston Chronicle

April 8, 2004

Anderson takes his name off Tigers' list
Birmingham News

Auburn has eyes on Leitao
Chicago Sun-Times

Peoples kicked off TCU team
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Baseball scores from conferenceusa.com
-East Carolina 7, Duke 5
-North Carolina 12, Charlotte 5
-Mississippi State 9, Southern Miss 7
-Saint Louis 3, Missouri 1
-Rice 4, Houston 3
-Kentucky 8, Cincinnati 4

#14 North Carolina Defeats Charlotte
charlotte49ers.com

Bulldogs ground Eagles 9-7
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

From the Houston Chronicle
-Baker helps Rice win Silver Glove
-Roundup- Ex-Houston coach Brooks follows Gillispie to A&M

From conferenceusa.com
-C-USA Announces Women's Swimming and Diving Awards
-Three C-USA Teams Ranked in Final USA Today/ESPN Women's Basketball Coaches Poll
-Eight Conference USA Men's Basketball Players To Play In 52nd Annual Portsmouth Invitational
-Audra Smith Named Head Women's Basketball Coach At UAB

Bower's mood changes after Tuesday's practice
Hattiesburg American

USF Coaches See No Drop In Talent At Linebacker
Tampa Tribune

April 7, 2004

Baseball scores from conferenceusa.com
-Tulane 1, LSU 0
-Mississippi 7, Memphis 3
-Dayton 4, Cincinnati 11

Bogusevic, Tulane shut down Tigers
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Tulane pitching duo shuts down Tigers
Baton Rouge Advocate

Rice, Houston to make up rainout today
Houston Chronicle

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-USM took 8-0 lead, but couldn't keep up with Jones
-Ray Guy kicks in door to shrine
-Davis' exit opens the door for Cleckler
-MSU women get revenge over USM

From southernmiss.com
-Despite Big Start, Golden Eagles Fall 18-9 To Mississippi State
-Bower Pleased With Football Practice

Energetic Coker adds pop to USM's lineup
Hattiesburg American

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-It's closer, but Rebs whip Tigers
-West- Tigers lack intensity

U of L baseball team defeats Hilltoppers 9-6
Louisville Courier Journal

From conferenceusa.com
-Former UH Heisman Trophy Winner Joins Hall of Fame
-Cincinnati and UAB Ranked In Final ESPN/USA TODAY Men's Basketball Poll
-Opening Day MLB Rosters Feature 12 C-USA Players
-C-USA Golfers of the Month - March

-Men's Outdoor Track and Field Notebook - April 6
-C-USA Women's Outdoor Track and Field Notebook - April 6

Tigers may move on minus Anderson
Birmingham News

If Leitao goes, so might Blue Demons' prized recruit Wright
Chicago Sun-Times

From the Tampa Tribune
-Bulls' AD Search Continues
-Spurrier Watches Bulls
-Champion UConn What Awaits USF

Another Bull fails to pay support
St. Petersburg Times

Spring allows Dantonio to adjust to atmosphere
UC News Record

SMU football team offers assistant positions
Dallas News

April 6, 2004

From conferenceusa.com
-Baseball Notebook - April 5
-April 5 Baseball Players of the Week
-Houston's Clyde Drexler Elected Into Hall of Fame
-C-USA Softball Notebook - April 5

Source- Leitao, Roberts talking to St. John's
Chicago Tribune

From the Tampa Tribune
-USF's Green Latest Bull To Be Arrested
-Three More Apply For USF's Vacant AD Position

TCU's Patterson signs one-year contract extension
Dallas News

Clyde's glide carries him to Hall of Fame
Houston Chronicle

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-Drexler inducted into Hall
-LSU seeks offense, Tulane consistency as rivalry renews

From the Hattiesburg American
-MSU comes to town Tuesday
-Eagles claim series sweep

Eagles exceed expectations
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Former U of L stalwart Lawhon dies at age 53
Louisville Courier-Journal

April 5, 2004

From conferenceusa.com
-Weekend Baseball Roundup - April 4
-Weekend Softball Roundup - April 4
-Houston's Curl Named AP Coach of the Year
-Houston's Chandi Jones named Kodak All-American

... while UAB's Sweet 16 run pays off in cash with interest
Birmingham News

Baseball scores from conferenceusa.com
-East Carolina 24, Charlotte 13
-Southern Miss 9, TCU 5
-Saint Louis 6, USF 11
-Tulane 4, Cincinnati 12
-Louisville 5, Memphis 4
-Houston 5, UAB 2

Sweep of TCU lifts USM into first place
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Cardinals rally to beat Tigers in 11th
Memphis Commercial Appeal

USF's McHargue ties school record with 3 home runs
St Petersburg Times

From the Tampa Tribune
-Ex-USF Assistant Becoming Hot Commodity
-McHargue's 3 HRs Carry South Florida To 11-6 Win

Telfair still leaving NBA, Cardinals guessing
Louisville Courier-Journal

 


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