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East Carolina


Conference USA

November 28, 2004

-Al Myatt: Nice guy finished last - 11.28
-Denny O'Brien:
Rivalry becomes hollow spectacle - 11.28
-Bonesville: Wolfpack mauls Pirates - 11.28
-Bonesville: ECU-N.C. State Box Score - 11.28
Bonesville Bytes Audio: Thompson & players postgame - 11.28
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 11.28
Deja vu? Cards punish Bearcats after pregame taunts
College football weekend: stars & storylines

-ECU's Season Ends With Loss To NC State
-Lady Pirates Fall To Cal State 65-57 At Four Points Tournament

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Bitter goodbye
-Thompson leaves with 3-20 mark
-ECU women drop game to Cal-State Fullerton
-Dowdy-Ficklen to host two playoff contests

N.C. State Packs a wallop on ECU
Charlotte Observer

From the New Bern Sun Journal
-Wolfpack feasts on Pirates
-Without Pinkney, ECU's offense sputters, stalls

From the Kinston Free Press
-Thompson's tenure ends in 'Pack rout
-Little goes right for Pirates in finale for coach
-Thompson's ouster leaves some unhappy
-Pirates missed QB Pinkney in loss

From the Durham Herald Sun
-Thompson's endgame matched his time at ECU
-Pack takes out frustration on Pirates

From the Fayetteville Observer
Once-intense N.C. State-ECU rivalry reduced by struggles
-Wolfpack rolls past Pirates

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Thompson era comes to an end
-Packin' a wallop in finale
-Prince, Foster mum on ECU

Wolfpack dominates Pirates in finale 52-14
Winston Salem Journal

N.C. State stiff-arms ECU
Greensboro News-Record

Struggling State gets easy win; Thompson era ends at ECU
Wilmington Star News

NC State pounds Pirates in Charlotte, 52-14
The Wolfpacker

Tony's Take- The Defense Can Now Rest

November 27, 2004

-Thad Mumau: Hoops Recruiting Report - 11.27
Pitino, Calipari dominate Fall haul
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 11.27
Cardinals aim to exit C-USA as champions
Center of gravity in ACC shifting to state of Virginia?
Odd 1-point play aids Horns' win over Aggies
Bonesville: ECU vs. N.C. State Game Day Audio Streams - 11.27

Lady Pirate Basketball Falls to Montana 71-63

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Outlook for ’05 has several bright spots
-Through all the ups and downs, these seniors stuck with the ECU program
-East Carolina women fall to Montana at Shootout

From the New Bern Sun Journal
-Pirates vs. Pack- An alumni guide to who will win
-ECU's tumultuous season nears end

N.C. State tries to reverse trend in series with East Carolina
Charlotte Observer

College football- East Carolina, N.C. State finish out season
Fayetteville Observer

From the Durham Herald Sun
-Today's Matchup- N.C. State vs. East Carolina
-Wolfpack hopes luck turns around

From the Washington (NC) Daily News
-Pirates face Wolfpack in "Carolinas' Clash"
-T-Copp- Quite a catch for the Cowboys

Pack, Pirates set to renew rivalry
Winston Salem Journal

Former area stars on opposite teams
Jacksonville Daily News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Fizz has gone flat
-Potential ECU candidate already secure
-The edge
-Saturday 11.27.04
-Medical center

Tony Haynes- ECU Game Ends What Pack Hopes was Fluke Season

November 26, 2004

-Al Myatt: View from the East - 11.26
Holland touching all the bases in coach quest
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 11.26
Still poor-mouthing, Holtz leaves coaching door open
Guidugli status in doubt after home accident
Letter to the Editor: Heath Davis, Henderson, NC - 11.26

Lady Pirate Basketball Invades California

The time is now for ECU to choose its next gridiron leader
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Washington (NC) Daily News
-Copper shines on Thanksgiving
-Roach coming off career game

First taste of the rivalry
New Bern Sun Journal

Regional finals at ECU to be set soon
Raleigh News & Observer

November 25, 2004
Happy Thanksgiving

-Bonesville: Holland sets media session - 11.25
-Bonesville: Zook name emerges in ECU coaching swirl - 11.25
Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 11.25
Stockstill among trio of assistants retained by Spurrier
UTEP mines berth in Houston Bowl
WNCT: Bonesville Power Hour - 11.25
WNCT: Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton - 11.25
WGHB: John Thompson Call-in Show - 11.25
WGHB: Miller Lite Sports Bar with Jonathan Ellerbe - 11.25
WGHB: From The Booth with Jeff Charles - 11.25
WGHB: Live @ 5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 11.25

Merritt Named Verizon Youth Athlete of the Year

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Get the football, or else
-Pirates preparing for season finale
-Gardner-Webb shocks Pirates, 90-60

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-ECU donors have to dig deep
-N.C. State-ECU game is far from a sellout

Holland may want Prince to coach ECU
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress

East Carolina vs. N.C. State is little-known bitter rivalry
Winston Salem Journal

ECU coach has many reasons to be thankful
Washington (NC) Daily News

LB Lamb excels in extended playing time
New Bern Sun-Journal

Best a true student-athlete
Kinston Free Press

Preview: 'In the Thick of It' with Gary Hahn

Pack attempts to salvage pride in the Queen City
The (NCSU) Technician

Feldman- The Blitz
(see Rumor Mill)

Rebels fans can only hope that athletic director Mike Hamrick does a better job
Las Vegas Sun

Fans of ol' ball coach have mixed reactions to Spurrier's move

November 24, 2004

-Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 11.24
Resilient J.T. still looking at a glass half full
-Bonesville: Pirates shanghaied in Boiling Springs - 11.24
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 11.24
Bowl-bound UTEP eyes winning exit from WAC
MAC to sub for Pac-10 in Silicon Valley Bowl
Bonesville Bytes: J.T. Press Conference (commercial free) - 11.24
WGHB: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 11.24
WNCT: Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton - 11.24
WNCT: J.T. Press Conference - 11.24

-Gardner-Webb Stuns East Carolina By 30
-Pirate GameWeek 2004
-Weekly Press Conference Luncheon

GWU clobbers East Carolina by 30 points
Shelby Star

From the Washington (NC) Daily News
-Thompson hoping to go out with a bang
-Copper thankful to play on Thanksgiving

Rivalry takes center stage
New Bern Sun-Journal

From the Kinston Free Press
-ECU humiliated by Gardner-Webb
-Don't weep for fired coaches
-Pirates prepare for Thompson's finale

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-O'Cain shows interest in ECU job
-Bulldogs blast Pirates
-ECU to host pair of Eastern finals

Quality choices are available for ECU job
Fayetteville Observer

Pack-ECU matchup won't lack intensity
Charlotte Observer

Fearless Predictions
College Football News

November 23, 2004

-Al Myatt: View from the East - 11.23
New coach, new league on Holland's to-do list
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 11.23
Fox snatches up BCS rights for $320 million
Brawl scratches bowl trips for Clemson, South Carolina
Bowl Championship Series rankings
Associated Press basketball poll
WGHB: Live@5 - Troy D. & Ellerbe - 11.23
WGHB: Sportsline - Josh Spence & Allen Thomas - 11.23
WNCT: Sports Verdict - Professor, Kicker & Yankee Boy - 11.23
WNCT: Talk of the Town - Henry Hinton - 11.23

Pirates Make First Visit To Gardner-Webb Tuesday
Women's Basketball Falls To George Washington
-Swimming Adds Three Lady Pirates in Early Signing Period

Gardner-Webb vs East Carolina
Tuesday November 23rd
7:00 p.m. ET
Boiling Springs , NC
| Complete Game Notes [PDF file]

ECU Live Audio Feed

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-ECU assistant coaches understand harsh world of college football
-Pirates bursting with confidence

Bulldogs host ECU tonight
Shelby Star

From the New Bern Sun-Journal
-Pirates, Pack a 'bowl'
-Banged-up Dempsey keeps starts streak alive

Pack out to match ECU's intensity
Durham Herald Sun

Amato sees 'intense' finale against Pirates
Raleigh News & Observer

Amato, Pack Expect Intense Battle with Pirates

Career-game for Cowboys' Copper
Washington (NC) Daily News

November 22, 2004

-Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 217 - 11.22
Gambling not an option this time around
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 11.22
Cincinnati-Louisville game to air on ESPN2
C-USA standings, scoreboard, schedule & TV
Associated Press college football poll

ECU Swimming and Diving Break 12 School Records at Nike Cup

Pirates’ Williams not shy on or off football field
Greenville Daily Reflector

Bland makes most of chance
New Bern Sun-Journal

NFL/Garrard: Second start unlike the first
Florida Times Union

David Garrard discusses his performance and the loss to the Titans.


November 28, 2004

From the Durham Herald Sun
-Devils turn UNCG game into study session
-UNC's freshman duo trying to find their comfort zone

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Terps trip Deacs
-Appalachian cruises past Tennessee Tech
-Unbeaten Duke cruises past UNCG 98-44
-Hokies whip Cavs to clinch share of ACC title
-State and Area Roundup

From the Greensboro News-Record
-40-Minute Mastery
-Wake Forest's first week at No. 1 proves successful
-Wake season-ender has familiar twist refra

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Blue Devils stifle helpless Spartans
-Making heads turn
-Hokies close in on ACC crown
-Terps slip past Deacons
-McLendon quiet about future with Pack

Bobcats 'D' is too much for Hawks
Charlotte Observer

Mystique back with Paladins
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

UNCW does enough to win . . . just barely
Wilmington Star News

November 27, 2004

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacs win a thriller
-Appalachian State expects a 'track meet'
-Tar Heels, Blue Devils return to action this weekend
-N.C. State rolls past Campbell to stay unbeaten
-Virginia's seniors hoping to go out strong
-Deacons want to leave with a victory

From the Durham Herald Sun
-Fast and furious
-Holiday a day of work for Duke

College football predictions
Fayetteville Observer

Seahawks looking for elusive shot, play today at UNC-Asheville
Wilmington Star News

November 26, 2004

No. 16 NC State Hosts Campbell on Friday

Camels visit Wolfpack
Fayetteville Observer

From the Durham Herald Sun
-Pack faces Camels tonight
-Wake Forest Coach to Show Off No. 1 Team
-Felton's play in Maui makes loud statement
-NAIA coach one win away from matching Dean Smith's total

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Pack has plenty of work to do
-Clemson's Kelly claims self defense
-Season behind scenes benefits Bethel

From the Winston Salem Journal
-A Record-Setter- Barclay hopes to become Wake Forest's all-time rushing leader next season
-Deacons play best on the run
-ACC Notebook
-Felton's complete game key for UNC

From the Greensboro News-Record
-Chris Barclay, Wake Forest hope to end season on positive note
-Deacs use defense to hold off Arizona
-UNCG prepares for trip into Duke's famous home

Gray brilliant for Deacons
Charlotte Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Sendek sits, enjoys State's easy victory
-Wake takes title
-Around the ACC

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Paladins easily pass stress test
-Brawl douses school spirit in locker room

From the Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
-Furman state's only school in postseason
-B.C. outruns Clemson

Deacons have their plates full
Greensboro News-Record

November 25, 2004

From the Raleigh News & Observer
Smaller schools court the big boys
-Banged-up Gray leads Deacons
-Heels lei it on Hawkeyes
-Pack's Simons to transfer
-Six teams still have BCS at-large shots

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Spurrier era begins in earnest
-Call from Ol’ Ball Coach causes top QB prospect to take second look at USC
-Tigers win easily but lose another player

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-What a week for USC
-Gamecocks' defense sparks 32-6 run
-Three USC assistants retained
-Big name will impact recruiting

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacs top Friars
-Virginia wakes up in time to beat ASU
-Felton lifts Tar Heels to Maui title
-Thanks, Guys- In the midst of a largely forgettable season, the Panthers have had bright spots

From the Durham Herald Sun
-Paradise found
-No. 1 Wake Forest 79, Providence 67
-Amato confident Pack can rebound

From the Fayetteville Observer
-College football- Barclay's milestone not Wake Forest's top priority
-Spurrier next victim of Chicken Curse

Fighting the bad fight
Anderson Independent

Seahawks’ Texas trip complete with good and bad
Wilmington Star News

Charlotte Observer

November 24, 2004

From the Anderson Independent
-Spurrier officially named coach at USC
-New Spurrier emerges from failure in NFL
-A new era begins- Spurrier prepares to guide Gamecocks' future
-Balalola's absence doesn't hurt Clemson- Tigers easily defeat UNC-Asheville

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Gamecocks trade up with hiring of the new ball coach
-Spurrier adds his own spice to rivalry
-Tigers win easily but lose another player

From the Greensboro News-Record
-UNCG slips past Coastal Carolina
-Pieces come together for bowl-bound Heels

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacs preparing to defend No. 1 ranking
-Mountaineers get ready for Cavaliers
-Barclay says Deacs need consistency

From the Durham Herald Sun
-Heels earn a shot
-ALOHA! Bowl fever reaches Maui
-UNC's bowl bound

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-S.C. State upsets Miami
-Heels accept bowl bid
-Danelius lends a hand
-Defensive end picks Duke

From the Charlotte Observer
-Rookie Bobcats trip up champs
-'Humbled' Spurrier lands at USC

From the Wilmington Star News
-North Texas tops Seahawks
-UNCW baseball signs six to join team

Camels win at home
Fayetteville Observer

November 23, 2004

From the Anderson Independent
-Clemson, USC decide to forego bowl games due to fight
-Clemson AD Phillips made recommendation to forego bowl game
-Gamecock players angered by news
-Holtz sheds tears as he announces retirement
-Fans agree with 'no bowl' decision

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Holtz announces retirement as USC football coach
-Clemson, USC say they will forgo bowl games

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Holtz- This was the best time
-Many ways to remember Holtz
-Phillips feels tough decision was the right one
-USC players angered by bowl news, and the way it was delivered
-Clemson, USC sentences emphasize hooliganism has no place in athletics

Eyes Forward
Winston Salem Journal

From the Durham Herald Sun
-UNC football player Bowman has drug charge dismissed
-Tar Heels rebound in a big way in Maui
-Practice makes perfect for Dockery
-Tire Bowl appears likely for UNC

From the Winston Salem Journal
-No. 1 Deacs romp
-Blue Devils hold off Wildcats 74-61
-Heels likely going to Continental Tire Bowl
-Apps' Fowlkes named Southern's top player

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Schools make just, painful decision
-Holtz goes out on down note
-Burgess leaves USC, plans to transfer
-USC players didn’t expect to lose bowl

From the Fayetteville Observer
-Tailgating turns fans into community
-Cahn's priorities- Friends, food and football
-Coach adamant basketball recruit will sign with Duke

For Wake- One is the onlyest number -- 1st in the land
Greensboro News-Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Ewing sparks Duke past Davidson
-Freshman gives Blue Devils a lift
-Deacs on top of game
-Heels close on Tire invite
-UNC players go to court
-UNC looks sharp in rout

From the Charlotte Observer
-Marijuana charges still loom for 2 of 3 Tar Heels
-No bowls, schools say
-Holtz not one to go out fighting
-Tire Bowl likes resurgent UNC
-Brawl for Bobcats `not a good thing'

Seahawks back in action tonight in Texas
Wilmington Star News

November 22, 2004

From the Anderson Independent
-Investigation begins in earnest
-Bowl options plentiful for both teams
-Former Gamecocks' QB recognizes Holtz's performance

Fight should nullify any bowl bids
Columbia (SC) The State

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Brawl investigation on front burner
-Wofford misses playoffs

From the Durham Herald Sun
-N.C. State MMQB
-Duke Monday Morning QB
-UNC Monday Morning QB
-Davidson's win at Missouri got Blue Devils' attention
-K's Lakers flirtation was rough on players
-Roy hopes Heels find defense in paradise

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Yale is WFU's next roadblock
-REBOUND- UNC to open play in Hawaii
-Devils say they'll need better effort tonight
-WAITING GAME- Tar Heels' bowl hopes entangled with Clemson's as ACC teams spar for position
-Goings lifts Panthers by woeful Cardinals 35-10

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Tar Heels waiting on bowls
-Tar Heels look to bounce back
-Today's game- No. 11 Duke (1-0) at Davidson (1-0)
-Today's game- Yale (1-1) at No. 2 Wake Forest (2-0)
-Athletic Wolfpack makes No. 1 Vols work for win


November 28, 2004

Saturday Football Roundup

From the Louisville Courier Journal
-U of L dream machine a nightmare for Cinci
-Notebook- Cardinals seal Liberty Bowl, seek BCS
-It's a bittersweet land of Liberty for Cardinals
-COLLEGE BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK- Pitino hopes for return to Maui

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Williams, Tigers finish strong
-Tigers expect to get GMAC bid today
-University of Memphis Postgame
-Tiger coaches, players not on the same page

From the Tampa Tribune
-Bulls Can't Keep Up
-Fourth-Down Failures Extinguish USF

Almond stepped up when needed most
Biloxi Sun-Herald

From the Mobile Register
-Bowl tabs Memphis
-Almond sparks Eagles

From the Birmingham News
-Missed opportunity
-Blazers win behind Taylor's 22 points

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-Frogs are bowled over by late Tulane touchdown
-TCU Replay
-This time, Horned Frogs' Gunn couldn't pull trigger on victory
-Tulane QB makes his own history
-Surge in second half swamps Frogs

From the Dallas Morning News
-TCU coach takes blame for Frogs' defeat
-TCU women upset No. 3 Georgia

Herd coaches set to hit recruiting trail
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

Tulsa Upsets UTEP, 37-35
KVIA - El Paso

Season ends with Miner loss
Borderland News

Plavich's 3s lifts 49ers to victory
Charlotte Observer

Focused Wave cruises past Panthers
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Almond-led rally produces really big win
-Not sure where, but USM sure it's bowling
-USM win leaves Eustachy grumbling

MU 95, Oakland 87- Mason leads way
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Shooting woes, late 3 team up, sink Bills
St Louis Post Dispatch

From the Houston Chronicle
-Cougar men pummel Grambling State Tigers
-Lamkin, Texas A&M-CC down TCU

November 27, 2004

From the Birmingham News
-Blazers motivated to finally beat USM
-UAB players `antsy' for new season
-Conference USA Preview

Eagles' season on line
Mobile Register

UAB's Black can end his career in style
Birmingham Post-Herald

No. 7 Cards sizzle, but Bearcats torrid, too
Louisville Courier Journal

UC not quite over hump
Cincinnati Enquirer

Tulane at Texas Christian
New Orleans Times-Picayune

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-Frogs say C-USA later
-Bowl bid awaits TCU if it can cure bad back-to-back

From the Tampa Tribune
-C-USA Finale Awaits Bulls
-Memphis At South Florida
-Holmes Lifts USF To Victory

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Dunn wants 'D' to show teeth
-Put this one in a hall of shame

Bulls want to send seniors out on winning note
St Petersburg Times

Billikens devote extra attention to offense
St Louis Post Dispatch

Bearcats Face Purdue in Wooden Tradition

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
-Feeling at home in Michigan
-Preview- MU vs. Golden Grizzlies

Herd’s bowl hopes ride on weekend games
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

November 26, 2004

Old Dominion 67, TCU 62 (Corpus Christi Challenge, Corpus Christi, Texas)

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-Frogs lose their rhythm against Old Dominion
-Tracking down a blur

Old Dominion hands TCU first defeat
Dallas News

Memphis Basketball Game Notes

From the Birmingham News
-Blazers motivated to finally beat USM

'Vision' finally comes to Keyes
Birmingham Post-Herald

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Decision time nearing
-Cal comes home
-No. 25 TIGERS vs. No. 13 Maryland

Tulane catching fired-up TCU
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Cougars unable to build on success of 2003
Houston Chronicle

Kinsella suffers foot injury
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Chris Lofton, how did you get away
-Cardinals' seniors still setting the mark high 

November 25, 2004

Cincinnati 76, Northern Iowa 70, 2 OT
YAHOO! Sports

Guidugli breaks throwing hand
Cincinnati Post

USM, Eustachy win home opener
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Familiarity breeds rivalry
Birmingham News

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-Frogs take exception to 'upset' win
-Frogs' 'D' ready to pressure QB

TCU notebook- Two starters are game-time decisions
Dallas Morning News

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
Cards can come home happy
-Dean able to talk again after victory
-Stefan LeFors- lefty  with the right stuff 
-Bearcats' Guidugli may miss U of L game  

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-Even an Army couldn't keep Wave's Forte from breakout game
Second annual listing of the Biggest Turkeys in College Football

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-South Florida's star runner looking good
-Tiger O-line very protective of QB

Freshman Brant May Get Start Vs. Memphis
Tampa Tribune

From the Houston Chronicle
-UH Notebook- Cougars look ahead after dismal football season
-UH barely gets word in, edgewise
-UTEP to play in Houston Bowl

Herd bowl hopes could hinge on ’Huskers
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Miners in Houston Bowl

Tulsa gearing up for last WAC game
The Daily Ardmoreite

With nightmare over, UCF begins rebuilding
Orlando Sentinel

November 24, 2004

Sellout crowd sees TCU men beat Tech, 83-68
Dallas Morning News

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-Horned Frogs make statement
Frogs may be back in black this weekend

UH loses to Ohio State at Guardians' Classic
Houston Chronicle

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Frustrated Tigers hold on
-Struggling Tigers
-Avery gives Tiger big 'Mo'

Quick start helps Bulls cruise, avoid what coach feared
St Petersburg Times

Bulls Win Big At Home
Tampa Tribune

Eagles face Boise St. tourney champions
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Cards beat  Swords into plowshares
-U of L Football Notebook

Bearcats finally have players to distribute ball
Winston Salem Journal

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Here's scoop on league's best
-The Standings
-Taking Stock
-Players of the Week
-USM officials hoping Eustachy makes difference at turnstiles

Bower- Time to crank it up
Hattiesburg American

Dantonio, Bearcats Excited for Rivalry Game Vs. Louisville

UAB's Brown looking for something special out of UAB special teams
Birmingham News

UAB taking on struggling Southern Miss
Birmingham Post-Herald

Bower frustrated by Golden Eagles' three-game slide
Picayune Item

Defense deserts Eagles
Mobile Register

No. 4 QB makes unlikely jump
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Marshall still has shot at bowl game
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

From the Orlando Sentinel
-Make that 0-for-2004
-Loss brings end to the Knights' perfectly imperfect 2004 season

November 23, 2004

Rutgers stuns 49ers in free-throw fiasco
Charlotte Observer

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-A Hawaiian punch
-Now Cards' trip to Maui is paradise lost

Cold stretch dooms Cards
Lexington (KY) Herald-Journal

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers turn to Erwin in post vs. Ark. State
-'Another step' key in Tigers' 7th victory

-Conference USA Football Notebook
-Louisville Keeps The Streak Alive With 2004 C-USA Volleyball Tournament Title
-Women's Basketball Notebook
-Men's Basketball Weekend Recap

Conference USA Notes
Ft Worth Star Telegram

UCF handed bad day to end worse season
St Petersburg Times

UTEP's bowl game still is up in the air
El Paso Times

GMAC- Blazers still have a chance
Birmingham News

UAB one step closer to postseason appearance
Birmingham Post-Herald

From the Mobile Register
-Bower- USM needs some fire
-Donnan- BCS flawed, but all there is

USM's search for answer becomes one of multiple choice
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

TU out to cut down on wave of turnovers
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Bills finally discover paradise
St Louis Post Dispatch

Gino leaves Nippert on top
Cincinnati Post

November 22, 2004

-Cincinnati-Louisville To Air on ESPN 2
-Marquette Earns First-Ever C-USA Championship Appearance

C-USA Roundup
College Football News

Around Conference USA
USA Today

Blazers frontrunner for Hawaii Bowl
Birmingham News

Liberty Bowl looking at Boise State

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Cardinals could face Boise State in Liberty
-U of L, Iowa collide again
-Pitino passes Maui test; now it's Cards' turn

TCU men beat Shawnee State for second win
Dallas Morning News

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-TCU disposes of overmatched NAIA foe for 2-0 start
-Patterson- Forget bowl talk for now

SLU turns it over in final 3 minutes
St Louis Post Dispatch

Millsap shows TU the basics
New Orleans Times-Picayune

USF's Road Doesn't Get Easier
Tampa Tribune

Defense is down in the dumps
St Petersburg Times

Pruett optimistic about Herd’s future
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

Peppers leads UCF to tourney title
Orlando Sentinel