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December 5, 2004

From Bonesville.net
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 12.05
Flawed BCS produces another messy title picture
College football weekend: stars & storylines

Women's Hoops Out-Muscles Stephen F. Austin, 83-77
ecupirates.com

Sammy Batten: ECU finally gets it right in hiring Holtz
Fayetteville Observer

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Back in the win column
-Pirates get their own ’Coach Holtz’

Baylor hopes to fix long-range shooting, meets East Carolina in Lady Pirate final
YAHOO! Sports

From the Washington Daily News
-Skip, Jennifer, three children make up Holtz' team
-Lady Pirates end four-game losing streak

December 4, 2004

From Bonesville.net
-Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 219 - 12.04
Holtz embraces familiar formula
-Bonesville: ECU, Holtz sold on each other - 12.04
-Nuggets:
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 12.04
Hectic December for Southern Miss kicks off today
Crimson Tide basketball rolls into Charlotte
Bonesville Bytes: Skip Holtz Hiring Press Conference - 12.04
Bonesville Bytes: Skip Holtz Additional Remarks - 12.04
Bonesville Bytes: Terry Holland Additional Remarks - 12.04
WNCT: Skip Holtz Hiring Press Conference - 12.03
WNCT: Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton - 12.03
WGHB: Skip Holtz Hiring Press Conference - 12.03
WGHB: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 12.03

From ecupirates.com
-Skip Holtz Named Head Football Coach
-Atavola's Lady Pirate Invitational

Skip chooses a Pirate’s life
Columbia (SC) The State

From the Durham Herald Sun
-East Carolina bets on Holtz
-Holtz ready for challenges at ECU

From the Fayetteville Observer
-Holtz takes over at ECU
-Holtz kind of fell into East Carolina's lap

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Holtz takes over at ECU
-Holtz is the man for now, and later
-Former players say Holtz a great teacher

Skip Holtz Named New ECU Head Football Coach
WITN-TV

Long day leads to job for Holtz
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Washington Daily News
-One happy Holtz- Skip Holtz named new ECU football coach
-ECU players excited about fresh start
-Holtz won't 'Skip' out on fatherly advice

Holtz ready to rebuild Pirates
New Bern Sun Journal

East Carolina hires Skip Holtz
Winston Salem Journal

Skip Holtz takes helm at ECU
Wilmington Star-News

Skip Holtz named head coach at East Carolina
WLTX-Columbia

From the Kinston Free Press
-Holtz introduced as ECU football coach
-Hiring of Holtz may have been hasty
-What's in a name? Nothing in Skip Holtz's case

East Carolina names Skip Holtz coach
YAHOO! Sports (Sportsticker)

Holtz lands at ECU
Charleston (SC) Post  & Courier

Skip Holtz to be ECU's next coach
Florence Morning News

December 3, 2004

From Bonesville.net
-Ron Cherubini: Commentary - 12.03.04
Optimism reborn in Purpleville
-Al Myatt: View from the East - 12.03
Holtz the chosen one to resurrect program
-Nuggets:
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 12.03
AP: Holtz gets the nod as coach at East Carolina
Ross rediscovers purpose at West Point
WNCT: Bonesville Power Hour - 12.03
WNCT: Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton - 12.03
WGHB: Miller Lite Sports Bar - 12.03
WGHB: Bill Herrion Show - 12.03
WGHB: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 12.03

From ecupirates.com
-Volleyball Announces Two Additions to 2005 Roster
-Seven ECU Swimmers Headed to U.S. Open

Holtz, not Ford, next in line for Pirates
Anderson (SC) Independent

Holtz will captain Pirates
Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal

Skip Holtz reportedly the next ECU coach
New Bern Sun Journal

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Holtz expected to be named ECU football coach today
-Two spikers sign with ECU

ECU picks Holtz
Raleigh News & Observer

ECU to hire Skip Holtz
Fayetteville Observer

From WIS-TV Columbia, SC
-Skip Holtz to be announced as E. Carolina head coach
Rick Henry (WIS-TV) on the future of Skip Holtz

Of family and business: Skip Holtz’s sacrifice turning out to be a painful one
Columbia (SC) The State (02.15.04)

Report- East Carolina hires Holtz ... Skip that is
espn.com

Non-ECU: Silence is golden in searches
St Petersburg Times

From The East Carolinian
-ECU to build new residence hall
-ECU leads state in distance education

December 2, 2004

From Bonesville.net
-Henry Hinton: Henry's Highlights - 12.02
New elements pump up search drama
-Bonesville: Rumor mill accelerates to blitz mode - 12.02
-Bonesville: Rouse roughs up Rockets - 12.02
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 12.02
Florida going to Peach Bowl with or without Zook
Willingham refuses to throw darts at Notre Dame
WNCT: Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton - 12.02
WGHB: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 12.02

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates Hold Off A Late Charge To Defeat Toledo, 73-71
-Women's Hoops Falls To Savannah State, 62-56

Ford yet to make decision on ECU
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Holland denies report of Ford getting offer
-Johnson dies at 92
-ECU women fall again
-ECU holds on down the stretch to beat Toledo

Pirates hold on to beat Toledo
New Bern Sun Journal

Pirates hold off Rockets
Raleigh News & Observer

Rouse leads Pirates over winless Toledo
Kinston Free Press

Laycock eyed for ECU job?
Richmond Times Dispatch

Ford reportedly interested in ECU job
Fayetteville Observer

Source- Ford considers East Carolina offer
Columbia (SC) The State

Report- East Carolina offered vacant job to former Clemson coach Danny Ford
WIS-TV Columbia,  SC

Assistant's life is Gran
Huntsville Times

Ron Zook meets with Illinois
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

December 1, 2004

From Bonesville.net
-Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 12.01
Holland grasps magnitude of 'historic' hire
-Bonesville: 'Bear' disciple sought by ECU? - 12.01
-Nuggets:
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 12.01
Peach Bowl hopes Zook coaches one more game
Juggernauts Louisville, Boise State to collide
Bowl wrap: Eagles land in Tire Bowl vs. Heels
WGHB: Terry Holland Press Conference - 12.01
WGHB: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 12.01
WGHB: Extra Point with Dan Eberhard & Shawn Farmer - 12.01
WNCT: Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton - 12.01
WNCT: Brian Bailey Show - 12.01

Holland Conducts News Briefing
ecupirates.com

Holland candid about coaching search
The East Carolinian

Basketball
Toledo at East Carolina
Wednesday December 1st
7:00 p.m. ET
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum
Gametracker
ECU Live Audio Feed
Collegesports.com Audio Feed

Rockets Head to East Carolina on Wednesday
Toledo Athletics

College football- Holland- Search in high gear
Fayetteville Observer

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Holland lays out his plan
-Reunion nears for Rouse
-East Carolina signs three swimmers
-USA Track and Field names Merritt Athlete of the Year
-ECU gridders ready to move on after 2-9 season
-Search options are laid out for next ECU football coach

From the Washington Daily News
-Search continues for ECU's next football coach
-Robinson working hard at recruiting
-Thompson enjoying some time off
-Memorable debut with Packers for Leach

From the Kinston Free Press
-Pirates face critically important hire
-Zook, Johnson top my list
-Pirates seek consistency

From the New Bern Sun Journal
-Could Ty be the man?
-ECU's search is on
-Pirates host hungry Rockets
-Holland speaks about Thompson's ouster

Holland willing to wait
Raleigh News & Observer

Holland, ECU 'at a crossroads'
Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger

Skip Holtz interviews for ECU job
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Skip Holtz a candidate for ECU job
Columbia (SC) The State

Clemson legend gets offer from ECU
Charleston (SC) Post and Courier

Rob Daniels- Coincidence meets irony in big game
Greensboro News-Record

Wolfpack devours ECU, 52-14
The East Carolinian

Preps- Local student is collegiate Heisman finalist
Goldsboro News-Argus

Irish firing creates Gators ripple effect
Charlotte Observer

Illini AD talks to Zook, according to report
St Louis Post Dispatch

Reshuffling the deck
Gainesville (FL) Sun

Zook at Illinois?
Daily Illini

Huskies may not have coach for a while
Seattle Times

QAR - The money will pay for preparation of a detailed plan for recovery...
WFMY-TV

November 30, 2004

From Bonesville.net
-Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 218 - 11.30
Hunt for new skipper honing in
-Al Myatt:
View from the East - 11.30
Coaching update with a twist
WGHB: 10:20 AM live stream - Holland press conference - 11.30
-Nuggets:
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 11.30
S.C. paper says Holtz in contention for ECU job
Bowl Championship Series rankings
Associated Press college basketball poll
WGHB: Live@5 - Troy D. & Ellerbe - 11.30
WGHB: Sportsline - Josh Spence & Allen Thomas - 11.30
WNCT: Sports Verdict - Professor, Kicker & Yankee Boy - 11.30
WNCT: Talk of the Town - Henry Hinton - 11.30

WITN-TV to Air ECU Press Conference
witntv.com

Pirates continue search
Raleigh News & Observer

November 29, 2004

From Bonesville.net
-Al Myatt: View from the East - 11.29
Holland hooking up with candidates
-Bonesville: Moussa punishes Crusaders - 11.29
-Nuggets:
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 11.29
First-timer UAB among five C-USA bowl teams
C-USA standings, scoreboard, schedule & TV
Associated Press college football poll

Holland will hold press conference to discuss coaching search
Greenville Daily Reflector

Team Effort Pushes Pirates Past Belmont-Abbey
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-ECU gridders ready to move on after 2-9 season
-Pirates bounce back with win over Belmont-Abbey

Badiane, Rouse lead ECU
New Bern Sun Journal

Badiane lifts ECU to easy win
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Washington (NC) Daily News
-ECU improves after Tuesday's blunder
-It all added up to an easy victory

 

December 5, 2004

WCU Men's Basketball Falls at UNCA, 85-71
Western Carolina Athletics

WCU rally not enough to topple UNCA in Classic
Asheville Citizen-Times

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacons snap back
-Gamecocks shot down by Tigers in overtime
-Duke rips Valparaiso, stays unbeaten
-McCants, May spark UNC past Kentucky
-Bobcats slip past Knicks 107-101

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Dukes KO Paladins
-Tigers win in OT

From the Greensboro News-Record
-Krzyzewski wins 699th
-Santa Clara loss drives McCants

Clemson beats USC in men's basketball, 63-62
Anderson Independent

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Purnell’s futility at USC ends
-Postgame- Clemson 63, USC 62 OT
-Teams have work to remaining to deliver on potential

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Wolfpack 'D' loses coordinator
-Pack flashes inside presence
-Tar Heels hold off Wildcats
-Deacs put pieces back together
-Hokies take ACC title

From the Durham Herald Sun
-About-face for Heels
-Devils give Krzyzewski happy homecoming
-Manhattan could be big test for Wolfpack

December 4, 2004

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Pack's Herring may be headed to Arkansas
-Hunter resigns position at N.C. State
-'Maturing' Heels face Cats
-Truly a son of Chicago
-Wake tries to improve

From the Anderson Independent
-Clemson fires another coach- Blackwell may become new defensive coordinator
-Brawl won't affect basketball teams

Bulldogs looking for a breakthrough; Catamounts trying to find their groove
Asheville Citizen-Times

From the Charlotte Observer
-Furman highest seed left in I-AA
-USC-Clemson hoops rivalry also intense

Heels try to end four-game losing streak to Wildcats
Durham Herald Sun

Which McCants will show up vs. UK?
Louisville Courier-Journal

From the Greenville (SC) News
-USC, Tigers to tangle
-A Strong move for USC-
-Purple to avoid the blues
-JMU-Furman game capsule

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacons to take on Wainwright's Spiders
-Tar Heels back in action today
-Blue Devils headed to Illinois; N.C. State beats Purdue
-New Guys- Grobe says ACC got the right teams

December 3, 2004

Prosser- Illinois played better
Winston Salem Journal

Deacons have ample time to recover from loss
Greensboro News Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Yow-Za!
-Plan may dislodge College Cup

Sexton commits to UNC
Fayetteville Observer

2002 class hasn't had it easy at UNC
Louisville Courier-Journal

Bad NFC is good thing for Panthers
Charlotte Observer

December 2, 2004

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacs fall hard
-UNC's May booed at home; Indiana is hurt by turnovers
-Gamecocks rip Mountaineers 91-57

Illinois upsets No. 1 Wake Forest
Greensboro News-Record

From the Durham Herald Sun
-No. 5 Illinois Whacks No. 1 Wake Forest
-May, UNC grind out win
-N.C. State's Yow Closing in on 600th Win

Football returns to UNCP
Fayetteville Observer

From the Anderson Independent
-Out of Stock- Babalola, Ford outshine Stockman in his return to Littlejohn
-Purnell inks contract extension
-Gamecocks dominate overmatched App. State

’Hawks look to stay hot
Wilmington Star News

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Fast-break fun provides spark for Gamecocks
-Odom sees progress toward perfection
-Dreaming of an NCAA football playoff
-Bowden courting Florida assistant
-Five questions for ’05

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-UNC escapes Indiana
-Fall guys
-Illini 'krush' top-ranked Deacons
-UNC a hot ticket

`MAN-CHILD' GROWS UP
Charlotte Observer

December 1, 2004

From the Anderson Independent
-Coaching shake-up- Clemson fires coordinators O'Cain, Lovett
-Minter released by USC
-An unwelcome return- Tigers face former teammate as Ohio State visits

From the Durham Herald Sun
-Duke holds off Michigan State
-Dockery's shot of pride timely
-May expecting tough return to Indiana
-BC- From BCS hopes to Tire date with UNC

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Blue Devils hold on
-Deacons, Tar Heels are expecting hostile reactions
-Mountaineers eager for rematch with Gamecocks
-North Carolina's May will return to his hometown to play against Indiana, where his father was a star
-College Football Notebook
-Boston College accepts bowl bid, will play future ACC rival UNC

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Source- Bowden fires coordinators
-Spurrier bakes up new plan for Gamecocks

Deacs brace for Illini's house of horrors
Greensboro News-Record

Appalachian State at USC
Columbia (SC) The State

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Devils' dynamic duo digs deep in victory
-Illinois to test Wake
-NAIA coach about to surpass Smith
-Heels alter time of hoops game

November 30, 2004

From the Durham Herald Sun
-Defense, Hodge save Pack in win over Purdue
-Coaching giants to face off in Challenge
-ACC Has Record-Tying Seven Top 25 Teams
-Tire Bowl: Who will UNC play?

Duke has top recruiting class for 2005
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
-Tire to make decision today
-NBA: Slay will get chance to face his old team
-NFL: Panthers have bounce in step

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Hodge up to the challenge
-UNC's bowl foe may be BC
-Duke big men trying to stay on floor, out of foul trouble
-ACC, SEC suspend 12
-ACC bowl picture

Indestructible- Deacs' Gray plays through pain
Greensboro News-Record

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-One-game suspensions not severe enough
-Chastened Babalola rejoins team
-Relief in sight for Gamecocks

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Undefeated N.C. State tops Purdue
-Mountaineers beat Dukes 78-69 with tough defense
-Duke relying on versatile Dockery
-Tigers, Gamecocks will suspend players
-Marketing strategy paying off for CIAA

Babalola reinstated after two-game absence
Anderson Independent

Rim hasn't been kind to Seahawks- UNCW at home tonight
Wilmington Star News

November 29, 2004

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Purdue to test NCSU
-Heels turn to depth

From the Charlotte Observer
-Giant leap forward
-ACC expansion provides lackluster football season

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Despite growing pains, WFU's football program seems on solid ground
-Region: Virginia cruises at home again
-Region: College Basketball Roundup
-NFL: Panthers outlast Bucs

From the Durham Herald Sun
-What jet lag?
-A challenge for ACC?

From the Anderson Independent
-Moving Forward- Spurrier brings special talent, style to USC
-Looking back- Holtz makes coaching exit but leaves legacy

From the Greensboro News-Record
-Duke developing depth through versatility
-Heels to USC- Get the point?
-Struggling Purdue meets unbeaten N.C. State tonight
-UC Santa Barbara ends UNCG's soccer season

Rebound effort succeeds for USC
Columbia (SC) The State

 

December 5, 2004

Saturday Football Roundup
conferenceusa.com

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
-Cal gives USM the boot 26-16
-Bears handle Eagles' best shot — barely
-Sidelines
-Johnson-led USM sinks Centenary for 3rd place

No. 4 Cal gets by USM
Mobile Register

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-Cardinals collapse Wave
-Scelfo bids adieu to season, has reasons to hope in '05

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Cards romp 55-7, talk defense
-Cardinals leave Leopards seeing spots

From the Tampa Tribune
-A Pitt-iful Conclusion
-Seniors Go Out On Sour Note

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Tide turns on 49ers in 3rd OT
-In rare chance to shine, 49ers so close, yet so far

Winston lifts 'Bama by UNCC in 3 OTs
Winston Salem Journal

Not pretty, but it's a win
Cincinnati Enquirer

Early taste of C-USA
Charleston (WV) Gazette-News

From the Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
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Practicing with an eye on next year
-Tough-luck Herd

Last seconds again are lethal to SLU
St Louis Post Dispatch

Defense of Cougar men ties up Lamar
Houston Chronicle

Freshman learning on the fly
Memphis Commercial Appeal

TCU's coach is tech-decked
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Win over UNT leaves TCU coach with a foul taste
Dallas Morning News

USM falls as coach returns to Iowa
Hattiesburg American

TEXAS TECH DRILLS UTEP, 72-57
El Paso Times

December 4, 2004

Fearless predictions from College Football News
-Cal vs. Southern Miss
-Army vs. Navy
-Louisville vs. Tulane
-Pittsburgh vs. USF

Eagles plot bad news for Bears
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Eagles aim for another BCS buster
Mobile Register

Southern Miss, Iowa logo flap not quite dead
Hattiesburg American

From the St Petersburg Times
-USF's Chambers beating the odds
-
USF vs. PITTSBURGH
-Lee has a score to settle with USF

Another storm headed for Tulane
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-Tulane pulls away to victory
-Wave facing difficult task to gain a season's reward
-INSIDE THE GAME
-TAILGATING

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-One more good year, and Petrino can think real big
-Bench depleted, Cardinals will try small ball

Men's Basketball Notebook
conferenceusa.com

From the Birmingham News
-Tide, 49ers feature high-powered offenses
-C-USA Preview

Praise comes easy for Lutz, Tide coach
Charlotte Observer

Tired Blazers seek revenge against Marshall
Birmingham Post-Herald

UAB already has big win under its belt
Charleston (WV) Gazette-News

Afraid or not, Dayton hosts UC
Cincinnati Enquirer

Jet lag shouldn't be problem for Hawaii
St Louis Post-Dispatch

New-look UH to face familiar foe at Lamar
Houston Chronicle

Army-Navy: The only game that matters
espn.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers earn feel-good victory
-JC standout visits Tigers
-Neuheisel, Petrino on Reb list

From the El Paso Times
-Price on coach of year list
-UTEP men set to face Texas Tech, Bob Knight

Herd surprised, pumped by bowl bid
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

December 3, 2004

C-USA PREVIEW
Birmingham News

Gardner-Webb stuns UCF
Orlando Sentinel

From The East Carolinian
-Bulls focusing on improvement
-Deiner leads talented Marquette squad

Bama game against 49ers nears sellout
Charlotte Observer

IOWA ON THE HORIZON
Hattiesburg American

Bearcats may resort to zone more
Cincinnati Post

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-West has nothing to say on Rebel job
-Victory vital for Memphis, Purdue

Blazers to emphasize quickness, stamina in matchup with Huskers
Birmingham Post-Herald

From the conferenceusa.com
-USM's Boley Wins Conerly Trophy
-Women's Basketball Notebook

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger
-Tedford transformed California's mind-set
-Bowl tickets to be tallied on Tuesday

Petrino's offense perfectly frightening
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

Herd faces chameleon opponent in Bearcats
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

Miners mix work, fun
El Paso Times

USF Excited About Challenge
Tampa Tribune

December 2, 2004

C-USA Announces Football All-Decade Team
conferenceusa.com

It's all about the O
espn.com

Iti, 49ers outrun, wear down Cajuns
Charlotte Observer

Anderson looking for a full 40 from Blazers
Birmingham News

Billikens suffer through early-season struggles
St Louis Post-Dispatch

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tiger AD expecting Rebs to call about West
-Here's hoping Rebels won't raid Memphis
-Keady's last stand

Bears' offense rolling
Mobile Register

Cards must live with Liberty
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

MU 66, DSU 60- Sloppy victory
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

From the Tampa Tribune
-USF Suffers First Loss Of Season
-USF Takes OT Loss At UConn

Women- Bulls put scare into 3-time champs
St Petersburg Times

Ticket sales important for Marshall
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

December 1, 2004

From conferenceusa.com
-Three More C-USA Bowl Opponents Set
-Three C-USA Women's Basketball Schools on USA Today/ESPN Coaches' Top 25 List

From the Houston Chronicle
-Williams' dazzling drive sends Rice by UH
-UH Notebook- Penders' time at Fordham should prove useful to Cougars

GMAC defends Memphis as choice
Birmingham News

From The Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Liberty won't lack for scoring
-Tigers' defense faces challenge
-U of M notebook

Being careful works for 49er
Charlotte Observer

From The Mobile Register
-High-scoring teams set for GMAC Bowl
-Eagles carrying momentum

Jurich says he expects Petrino will be wooed
Louisville Courier-Journal

High-powered offenses set to meet in Liberty Bowl
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

From The East Carolinian
-Bearcats looking to "claw" their way back to the top of Conference USA in 2005
-UAB hoping to blaze a trail into NCAA's again

From the Jackson (MS) Clarion Ledger
-Nix gives 'D' credit for digging deep
-Golden Eagles accept New Orleans Bowl offer
-Bears need to beat USM to enhance BCS hopes
-The Standings
-Players of the Week
-
Taking Stock

Dantonio Clarifies Bearcats' Pre-Game Ceremony
ucbearcats.com

Blazers' fast tempo beats the Bulldogs
Birmingham Post-Herald

SoMiss gets ready for Bears
San Francisco Examiner

USM presents tough task for NT
North Texas Daily

From The New Orleans Times-Picayune
-Privateers hang on to nip Wave at the buzzer
-Green Wave avoids one storm, but another's on way
-Green Wave to face improved Cardinals

Tonight- USF men at Richmond
St Petersburg Times

Townsend earns his minutes
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Bulls Preparing For `Different' Panthers
Tampa Tribune

Marshall Accepts Invitation to the PlainsCapital Fort Worth Bowl
Marshall Athletics

Marshall is headed to Fort Worth Bowl
Dallas Morning News

Herd takes Fort Worth Bowl offer
Charleston (WV) Gazette

MU bound for Fort Worth Bowl
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

November 30, 2004

From conferenceusa.com
-Conference USA Football Notebook
-C-USA Women's Basketball Notebook
-C-USA Men's Basketball Notebook
-Five Conference USA Bowl Games Set

USF Continues Preying On Overmatched Foes
Tampa Tribune

No bowl snub for Blazers this time
Birmingham Post-Herald

Louisville debacle as bad as it gets
Cincinnati Post

Tigers sign for a historic 2 in a row
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Herd’s bowl bid expected
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Rice concludes season in embarrassing fashion
Houston Chronicle

November 29, 2004

Five Conference USA Bowl Games Set
conferenceusa.com

Around Conference USA
USA Today

C-USA Roundup
College Football News

From the Birmingham News
-
Blazers receive first bowl bid
-Defense hopes to steal show

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers off to GMAC Bowl
-Look homeward, Heisman
-Tiger bowl facts
-Calipari storms out, talks about changes

Fort Worth Bowl invites Cincinnati after 63-point loss
Dallas Morning News

UNT to face Southern Miss; Memphis accepts bowl bid
Jonesboro (AR) Sun

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-North Texas to bowl with Southern Miss
-Frogs feel system not a lost cause
-Hoops: Frogs make most of chance in tight game
-Cincinnati accepts invitation to Fort Worth Bowl
-Women: Giant-killing TCU wins Rainbow Wahine title

TCU edges FSU
Raleigh News & Observer

Drayton a strong option for Lutz
Charlotte Observer

Marshall still a viable option in bowl banter
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Bowl game near certainty for Marshall
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the St Petersburg Times
-Tonight- USF vs. Bethune-Cookman
-Big East preview is on tap for the Bulls

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-N.O. Bowl picks USM
-TU's resilience, confidence evident
-Monday morning quarterback

From the Louisville Courier Journal
-When talking about Cards, it's all good
-Is this just the beginning for U of L football?

USF Game Meaningless For Pitt
Tampa Tribune

Price is right for college Coach of the Year Inside College Football
Oakland Tribune