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January 9, 2005

From Bonesville.net
-Bonesville: 49ers fend off 2nd half ECU charge - 01.09
-Nuggets:
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 01.09
Tigers' Means heads west to Shrine Bowl
Baseball America anoints Tulane No. 1

Pirates Fall to Charlotte, 72-60
ecupirates.com

Pirates drop road C-USA game to Charlotte
Washington Daily News

Niners shrug off sluggishness, ECU
Charlotte Observer

49ers Make It Seven Straight
charlotte49ers.com

ECU's Holtz takes honest approach to recruiting
Greenville Daily Reflector

January 8, 2005

From Bonesville.net
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 01.08
CEO's of BCS schools block consideration of playoff
List of NCAA Division I-A coaching changes
WGHB: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 01.08
WGHB: Extra Point with Eberhard & Letchworth - 01.08
WNCT: Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton - 01.08

Basketball Today
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From ecupirates.com
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Lady Pirates Win C-USA Opener Against Memphis
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Men's Basketball Faces First C-USA Road Test Saturday At Charlotte

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates battling morale tonight in Charlotte
-Lady Pirates maul Memphis in opener
-Whimper not enrolled for classes
-Holland hopes scheduling will broaden ECU horizons

ECU heads to Charlotte
New Bern Sun-Journal

Pirates seek to end losing streak at Charlotte
Kinston Free Press

49ers' farewell tour
Charlotte Observer

E. Carolina wins ugly vs. Lady Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

January 7, 2005

From Bonesville.net
-Henry Hinton: Henry's Highlights - 01.07
Academic casualty raises worrisome flags
-Bonesville: Experience-laden regime adds more seasoning - 01.07
-Nuggets:
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 01.07
Downtrodden member of historic Chaminade team slain
Bowl Season Wrap-up: Results and Payouts
WNCT: Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton - 01.07
WNCT: Sports Verdict - Professor, Kicker, Yankee Boy - 01.07

From ecupirates.com
-McMahon Appointed To East Carolina Football Staff
-McCallion Named To Soccer Buzz All-South Region Team

ECU's Pinkney Out For At Least Spring Drills
witntv.com

GAME NOTES- Charlotte vs. East Carolina, Saturday, 7-00 p.m.
charlotte49ers.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates play host to Tigers
-ECU adds McMahon as coach
-Pinkney out at least through spring
-Stadium on track
-Disc golf may be downsized- East Carolina's parking needs could shrink the course

January 6, 2005

From Bonesville.net
-Al Myatt: View from the East - 01.06
Young Bucs yet to master closing the deal
-Bonesville: Lead evaporates, ECU succumbs to Bulls - 01.06
Bonesville Bytes: Bill Herrion, Tom Hammonds, Mike Cook - 01.06
-Nuggets:
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 01.06
Louisville losing battering ram Shelton to NFL draft
TV ratings nosedive for BCS title matchup
Injured Hodge set to return to Wolfpack's lineup
WGHB: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 01.06
WNCT: Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton - 01.06

East Carolina Loses Heartbreaker To USF In Conference Opener
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Official- Logan not candidate for N.C. State's OC position
-Bulled over
-Flanagan Building reopens Friday- Bond issue freed up $14 million to renovate 65-year-old facility

Pirates fall in C-USA opener
Washington Daily News

ECU drops conference opener
New Bern Sun-Journal

Pirates fall to Bulls in C-USA opener
Kinston Free Press

Bulls Earn First Conference Win on Key Free Throws By Collin Dennis
USF Athletics

USF edges Pirates in C-USA thriller
WDAE Tampa

Bulls Early C-USA Leaders
Tampa Tribune

Frosh caps Bulls C-USA win
St Petersburg Times

Unforgiving position
USA Today

January 5, 2005

From Bonesville.net
-Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 01.05
Ingram primed to hit the hardwood
-Nuggets:
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 01.05
BCS ponders establishment of selection committee
Trojans trample Sooners en route to title
Final Associated Press and Coaches polls
WGHB: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 01.05
WGHB: Press Box with Troy Dreyfus - 01.05
WNCT: Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton - 01.05
WNCT: Brian Bailey Show - 01.05

From ecupirates.com
-Lady Pirates Cruise To An 81-56 Victory Over The Aggies
-Men's Basketball Opens Conference Play Against USF Wednesday

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Starting over- Pirates open C-USA play against USF
-ECU women make quick work of A&T

Pirates open up conference play against USF
New Bern Sun-Journal

ECU looks to open conference play with win against South Florida
Kinston Free Press

USF at East Carolina
Tampa Tribune

Tonight- USF men vs. East Carolina
St Petersburg Times

USF Begins Conference Play at East Carolina
USF Athletics

East Carolina women get past A&T
Greensboro News-Record

Pirates ring in the New Year with a Victory
Washington Daily News

January 4, 2005

From Bonesville.net
-Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 223 - 01.04
TV will force Big East's hand
-Bonesville:
Bullock ponies up big bucks for tsunami relief - 01.04
-Bonesville: Pirates hammer Knights - 01.04
-Nuggets:
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 01.04
Petrino sets out to mend fences at Louisville
Auburn holds off Tech, turns attention to voters
WGHB: Live@5 with Troy D. & Ellerbe - 01.04
WNCT: Talk of the Town with Henry Hinton - 01.04

ECU Ends Losing Streak With Decisive Win Over St. Andrews
ecupirates.com

East Carolina women to play host to Aggies
Greenville Daily Reflector

Copper wraps up rookie season with Cowboys
Washington Daily News

East Carolina ends skid with win over St. Andrews
New Bern Sun-Journal

January 3, 2005

From Bonesville.net
-Al Myatt: View from the East - 01.03
Forces of reality ganging up on BCS
-Nuggets:
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 01.03
Tech sack artist looks to Baghdad for inspiration
Meyer bids adieu as Utah relishes perfection

Lady Pirates Drop Drop Heartbreaker to Buffalo, 50-48
ecupirates.com

From the Kinston Free Press
-Pirates hope to right ship
-Thompson's loss could be Herrion's gain

Badiane, Pirates looking for better results
Greenville Daily Reflector

National title highlights 2004
The Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress

 

January 9, 2005

From the Charlotte Observer
-NASCAR hall in Charlotte's reach
-Gray rains 3-pointers on Tigers
-Felton is the 'mouse' who roars for UNC
-Panthers need to make cap call

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Off-the-field turnover occupying Amato
-Tar Heels turn first ACC test into rout
-Ewing keeps Devils perfect
-NHL: 'It makes no sense'
-Webster to leave UNC
-Florida still key to Pack recruiting

From the Winston-Salem Journal
-Deacons romp past Tigers
-UNCG holds off Appalachian
-Area Roundup

From the Durham Herald Journal
-Ewing regains 3-point touch just in time for Duke
-New twist, same ending for Heels
-Felton, Tar Heels too much for Terps

From the Anderson Independent
-Change in starting lineup sparks Gamecocks
-Gray day for Tigers- Wake guard scores 31 as Deacs rough up Clemson
-Tigers improved Despite blowout Loss to Wake

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-USC gets cocky
-Chipper by the dozen
-It’s too early to judge Tigers in relentless ACC

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Wake rumbles past Tigers
-Gamecocks pound Dawgs
-Paladins drop Bucs

Offense- Wake Forest flaunts it
Greensboro News-Record

Huge run propels Gamecocks
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

UNCW’s bad luck at Patriot Center continues
Wilmington Star-News

From the Asheville Citizen-Times
-Chattanooga tops WCU despite lackluster performance
-Winthrop vs. UNCA is always a big game

January 8, 2005

From the Winston-Salem Journal
-Blue Blue Devils
-Rivals Appalachian State, UNCG have similar teams
-UNC-CH's 'second season' begins
-Prosser is wary of new-look Tigers
-O'Brien hired to run Duke's offense

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-USC’s Joneliunas leaves program
-Tigers hire Hobby as defensive assistant

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Friday fights for balance in athletics
-Time to play 'family' feud
-O'Brien optimistic for Duke
-ACC pulls back on proposal
-Fifth-ranked Blue Devils deliver despite lack of depth
-ACC enters dog-eat-dog days
-Raleigh invited to bid on tourney
-So far, these Tar Heels have that true-blue look

UNCW hopes to end drought at Mason; game on TV today
Wilmington Star-News

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Deacs run like Demons
-Gamecocks lose center
-Can USC collar Dawgs
?

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Duke officially names O'Brien offensive coordinator
-'Landlord' becoming chairman of boards
-May ready to go full throttle
-UNC-UVa a blast from the past
-UNC's Webster in line for Tenn. State job

From the Charlotte Observer
-Deacons' Gray won't release Charlotte roots
-Panthers radio voice will not return
-Bobcats can't find formula in Orlando
-Heels' J. Williams works for success
-Knotts' future unclear after O'Brien statement

January 7, 2005

Bowden set to hire Troy's Koenning
Anderson Independent

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Heels set up series with South Florida
-Eagles win ugly
-Duke's Nelson hungry for more chances to contribute

From the Winston-Salem Journal
-Smooth Customer- Taron Downey has hit one big shot after another during his career at WFU
-Wake Forest Notebook
-Tar Heels get commitment from Freedom defender

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Gamecocks drop SEC opener
-Bowden hires Troy soldier

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Tigers' Moore determined
-Thompson, Levey will return

And the hurt keeps on coming in college basketball
Greensboro News-Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Felton is on a shooter's roll
-NCAA meeting bedlam begins

From the Charlotte Observer
-BCS should end bowl of confusion
-Clemson markets sports programs

USF To Play Series With North Carolina
Tampa Tribune

January 6, 2005

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Devils hold on for old-school win
-Krzyzewski draws predecessors' praise
-Hodge expected to play Sunday
-N.C. State loses offensive coordinator to Ole Miss

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-USC fades away
-Opener might be on a Sunday

From the Anderson Independent
-A Rupp Night- USC hangs in, but eventually outmuscled by Wildcats, in SEC opener
-Clemson's Miller to forego senior season to enter NFL Draft

From the Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
-USC falls short again
-Terriers fire blanks on road
-USC ranked No. 7 by Baseball America

From the Greenville (SC) News
-USC falls short again
-Miller to enter NFL Draft
-Davidson nips Furman

UNCG increases effort, routs Wofford
Greensboro News-Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Devils deny Tigers
-Pack's Bethel battles colitis
-Amato won't rush search for coaches

From the Charlotte Observer
-Block boosts Bobcats
-Wildcats overcome 3-pointers
-Wolfpack to lose Mazzone to Mississippi
-Winthrop can't catch Coastal

From the Winston-Salem Journal
-Appalachian tops determined ETSU
-UNC-CH's Thomas will return to team

January 5, 2005

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Pack loses coach
-Devils ready for conference schedule

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Two UNC assistants weighing new jobs
-Duke gets defensive
-Don't feel sorry for wounded Devils
-Half-rate effort not enough for Devils

From the Greenville (SC) News
-USC takes on Kentucky
-Paladins in SoCon opener

USC opens SEC play with test at Kentucky
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Gamecocks take on another conference leader
Anderson Independent

From the Winston-Salem Journal
-Enough- NCAA needs a playoff for national title
-College Football Notebook
-Devils preparing for Tigers, nostalgia
-Williams, Tar Heels focusing on Terrapins

From the Greensboro News-Record
-Shooting 3-pointers isn't Paul's priority
-Confident UNCG opens conference play at home

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Moral victories do little for Gamecocks’ RPI
-Troy coordinator interviews with Tigers

January 4, 2005

From the Winston-Salem Journal
-College Basketball Roundup
-Fuming- Cavaliers' Gillen shows ire after loss to WFU
-Depleted Blue Devils now must suffer Love's loss
-No crying over spilled milk for Panthers

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Frustrating Love story
-Is the unbalanced schedule unfair?
-Steelers' Tar Heel on reserve

Toledo's Spence to take over Tiger offense, sources say
Anderson Independent

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Bowden decides on Spence
-Former USC assistants join Irish staff

From the Charlotte Observer
-Davidson wrestling coach arrested
-Panthers' 7-9 season casts an uneasy future
-Cavs slam door on Bobcats

Buckner feels status with Panthers may be shaky
New Bern Sun-Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Duke's Love lost for 6 to 8 weeks
-Hokies red-faced in red zone

From the Greensboro News-Record
-Six simple rules for improving the bowl games
-The time is now for Duke to find Plan B

From the Greenville (SC) News
-High-flying Spence to take control of offense
-Purnell sees some progress, wants more
-Bowls and polls are here for the long haul

Gamecocks have prepped for Cats
Louisville Courier-Journal

January 3, 2005

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Blue Devils claw way past underdog Tigers
-Flu, loss of Hodge doom Wolfpack
-Heels 'heading back to boot camp' after rout
-No. 5 Wake Forest Tops No. 25 Virginia

From the Greensboro News-Record
-From chillin' to illin'- Wolfpack loses second straight
-Duke ugly but effective in victory over Clemson
-Heels go inside to find victory
-Ill effects can’t slow Deacons in victory

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Blue Devils overtake scrappy Tigers
-Hoosiers trim cold-shooting Paladins
-Panthers' playoff drive hits dead end vs. Saints

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Without Hodge, Pack falls
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Late surge sends Duke past Clemson
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Ailing Pack will be just fine
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Heels squash Tribe

From the Winston-Salem Journal
-Deacons open ACC play by beating Cavs 89-70
-WSSU blows big lead, loses on road
-Panthers bow out

From the Charlotte Observer
-Deacs, Cavs let the bruising begin
-Princeton slips away from Davidson in 2 OT
-Eagles ride 15-0 run to victory
-Ball drops on season

Tigers hang on, but Devils rally to win
Columbia (SC) The State

 

January 9, 2005

DePaul shows it has plenty in reserve
Chicago Sun-Times

UH men let upset chance slip away against DePaul
Houston Chronicle

Bearcats rip Billikens
Cincinnati Enquirer

Bearcats sink SLU with long bombs
St Louis Post Dispatch

MU 82, Tulane 68- Balanced attack
St Louis Post Dispatch

Marquette shoots past Green Wave
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Bulls Hang In, Fail At End
Tampa Tribune

No. 17 Louisville men rock TCU, 86-61
Dallas Morning News

Cards romp over TCU
Louisville Courier-Journal

Frogs offer no resistance to Louisville
Ft Worth Star Telegram

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Banks's status a mystery for Southern
-Altercation clouding future for U of M's Banks

Miners steamroll over Tulsa, 105-75
El Paso Times

UCF stadium could doom Citrus Bowl
Orlando Sentinel

Jan. 8 Women's Basketball Notebook
conferenceusa.com

January 8, 2005

Men's Basketball Notebook
conferenceusa.com

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-UC's Banks ruled ineligible to play
-Saint Louis hard on UC

Cincy is unlikely cure for SLU shooting
St Louis Post Dispatch

Kinzer, Green Wave looking to rebound
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Just win, baby
Birmingham Post-Herald

TCU game 'pivotal' for Cardinals
Louisville Courier-Journal

Altercation clouding future for U of M's Banks
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Diener nears MU mark
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Bulls' Confidence On The Rise
Tampa Tribune

Miners look back, ahead
El Paso Times

January 7, 2005

Tulane's Bogusevic, Owings Named Preseason All-Americans
conferenceusa.com

Around Conference USA
USA Today

49ers add TV games, change times
Charlotte Observer

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-U of M makes recruiting south of state line high priority
-Tigers tough; 'Horns hang on
-Postgame

Texas slips by, thanks to Memphis guard's fall
Ft Worth Star-Telegram

From the Dallas Morning News
-Hooked on 'em- Horns give big crowd what it wants
-SMU ends 8-game skid vs. Fresno State

From the Chicago Sun-Times
-Bearcats dishearten Demons
-Big changes not far away for C-USA

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-Bearcats get the jump
-Point is- Muhammad good for UC

Same sad tale for Demons
Chicago Tribune

Bearcats have won 26 of 29 against rival
espn

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Judge orders WHAS to feed satellite radio U of L games 
-From best to...better
?

Blazers, Eagles mirror halves
Birmingham Post Herald

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-Tulane's Henry making smooth moves at guard
-Texas cornerback commits to Tulane

USM visit wins over top Louisiana recruit
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Price was Right
College Football News

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-Herd frustrated again
-Marshall gets fourth commitment

From the El Paso Times
-Miners slam dunk Rice Owls
-UTEP closes in on receiver, lineman

Bernhardt gets new UCF duties
Orlando Sentinel

January 6, 2005

From conferenceusa.com
-Tulane Baseball Ranked No. 1 in the Nation
-Louisville Finishes With Highest Football Ranking Ever
-Tulane Women’s Tennis Invited to 2005 ITA Team Indoor Championship

Cougars knock off No. 17 Louisville
Houston Chronicle

Houston 3s overcome Louisville
St Petersburg Times

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Houston scrubs Cards' mission
-Cardinals' Shelton will enter pro draft

U of L sues WHAS
Lexington (KY) Herald-Journal

Blazers rally in second half
Birmingham News

USM's sizzle fizzles in 2nd half at UAB
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Bulls Not Drawing Crowds
Tampa Tribune

Small lineup gives Bills big victory
St Louis Post-Dispatch

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-Saint Louis turns back sloppy Green Wave
-Baseball America has Wave, Tigers 1-2

Under Cal, Tigers no match for ranked
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Demons' league start a tough stop
Chicago Sun-Times

C-USA strong on contenders
Chicago Tribune

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-Bearcats embark on C-USA farewell tour
-Top C-USA storylines
-C-USA predicted order of finish
-C-USA players to watch
-Could league be even more balanced than last season?

UC set to open final C-USA schedule
Cincinnati Post

Miners expect considerable test from Rice
El Paso Times

January 5, 2005

Women's Swimming Notebook
conferenceusa.com

Bearcats Launch C-USA Play vs. DePaul
ucbearcats.com

High-scoring Blazers open league play
Birmingham News

Blazers open C-USA play on a roll
Birmingham Post-Herald

UAB Enters Conference USA Race On Win Streak
uabsports.com

Tulane Men Open C-USA Slate on Wednesday at Saint Louis
tulanegreenwave.com

Have-nots hope to make progress in new C-USA
St Louis Post-Dispatch

Pitino Discusses U of L's Upcoming C-USA Opener at Houston
uoflsports.com

Johnson providing big boost
Louisville Courier-Journal

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Liberty Bowl a big winner on television
-C-USA players of the week
-C-USA basketball rankings
-Williams hasn't decided on NFL
-Tiger forward fighting through the pain

Memphis Basketball Notes
gotigersgo.com

College hoops stock report
sportsillustrated.com

UCF stadium talk creates worries
Orlando Sentinel

UTEP gets good news with return of big men
El Paso Times

January 4, 2005

Conference USA ready for a dogfight at the top
Birmingham News

From conferenceusa.com
-Men's Basketball Notebook
-Women's Basketball Notebook

Banks situation may clear this week
Cincinnati Enquirer

Memphis learns hard lessons from tough schedule
Charlotte Observer

All-Memphis squad no dream team
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Growing pains for Memphis
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-With Petrino, who knows what you can believe?
-Petrino apologizes for tumult over LSU

Cards dust Tennessee State in 2nd half
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

TCU men topple Texas State, 64-52
Dallas Morning News

Frogs want to keep improving
Ft Worth Star-Telegram

From the El Paso Times
-Miners' Tofi injures knee in practice
-Tulsa coaching job interests Richardson

Herd refuses to back down after a seven-game slump
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

Georgia State outshoots UCF
Orlando Sentinel

January 3, 2005

Blue Demons Finish Non-Conference Season with Victory
depaulbluedemons.com

Demons show some muscle
Chicago Sun-Times

3-pointers help Demons triumph
Chicago Tribune

UAB Out-Runs Murray State, 100-80
uabsports.com

From the Birmingham News
-Blazers aim to foil Murray State roll
-Blazers head into Conference USA play on a four-game win streak

MU dines on last cupcake
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Mustangs pull away from Tulsa in overtime
Dallas Morning News

Herd bidding ugly farewell to MAC
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Jurich says Petrino's contract will stand
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It's your mess, coach; now get out of it