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East Carolina


Conference USA

March 13, 2005

-Bonesville Box Score: Game 2 - ECU 17, Navy 4 - 03.13
-Bonesville Box Score:
Game 1 - ECU 6, Navy 5 - 03.13
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 03.13
— Missed free throws cost Memphis league title
— Marquette to host Western Michigan in NIT
Pac-10 jumps on instant replay bandwagon
Bonesville Audio: ECU-Navy live stream - 1 PM - 03.13

-Pirates Sink Midshipmen 17-4 in Game Two of Doubleheader
-Pirates Win Game One of Doubleheader Over Navy, 6-5
-Seniors Carry Pirates On Second Day Of Winthrop Invitational

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-East Carolina's Hanley receives Trainer of the Year honor
-ECU hurlers eager to return
-Pirates take two from Navy

Pirates sweep Navy
Kinston Free Press

Baseball Swept in Doubleheader by East Carolina

March 12, 2005

Danny Whitford: Perspective - 03.12
— ECU announcer a legend-in-process
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 03.12
— Cards stand between Memphis and NCAA bid
— Pirates' head trainer wins statewide award
N.C. college baseball coach reaches milestone
Bonesville Audio: ECU-Navy live streams - Noon - 03.12
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 03.12
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 03.12

Friday Night Baseball at Clark-LeClair Stadium Washed Out
-Pirates Host Navy in First Weekend Series at Clark-LeClair Stadium
-Hanley Earns Athletic Trainer-of-the-Year Honors
-Softball Downs Akron In Winthrop Invitational Opener
-ECU Swimming and Diving Place 15 on All-Conference Team
-Tennis Teams Sweep Gardner Webb

Rain forces Pirates to move game
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates, Midshipmen washed out
Kinston Free Press

Patterson Close On First Offers
Spartanburg Herald Journal

March 11, 2005

-Al Myatt: View from the East - 03.11
— 'Who's on first?' in radio booth
-Bonesville: Minorities factoring heavily in hoops search - 03.11
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 03.11
— Upsets spawn unexpected C-USA semifinal pairings
— Updated Conference USA Tournament brackets
Fla. Intl. baseball coach gets win No. 1000
Bonesville Audio: ECU-Navy live streams - 7 pm - 03.11
WGHB: The Dugout - 03.11
WGHB: Miller Lite Sports Bar - 03.11
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 03.11
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 03.11

-Pirates Turn In First Full-Pad Spring Workout
-ECU Falls At Home To American In Men's Tennis
-Pirates Blank American In Women's Tennis Action, 7-0

From the Washington Daily News
-Pirates look to keep momentum going strong against Navy
-First day of full gear filled with excitement for ECU's players

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-ECU dons pads for practice
-Pirates' spark- Richardson adds pop
-ECU tennis teams split
-Provost candidate forums wrap up

Holtz, ECU open spring drills
Goldsboro News Argus

NCAA unable to police itself

March 10, 2005

-Henry Hinton: Henry's Highlights - 03.10
— Psychics beware on reading Holland's mind
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 03.10
— ECU boosters anoint new lineup of leaders
— Tournament shocker: USF ambushes Houston
— Basden, Pitino cop league's highest honors
Marshall football coach hangs up whistle
WGHB: From the Booth - 03.10
WGHB: Extra Point - 03.10
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 03.10
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 03.10

-ECU Football Completes Second Spring Practice
-Pirate Club Announces New Officers, Executive Committee Directors
-Softball Splits Doubleheader With Saint Louis
-Lady Pirate Golf Finishes Tied For Fifth At Pinehurst Challenge

Stokes can talk to ECU
Greenville (SC) News

First full-gear practice is today
Washington Daily News

ECU Pirates begin competing for their positions today
Greenville Daily Reflector

DeBrielle setting indoor marks for East Carolina
Cherry Hill (NJ) Courier Post

Billikens Earn A Split At East Carolina

Baseball Heads to North Carolina for Spring Break Trip

From The East Carolinian
-Skip Holtz's team excited about spring practice
-The Brody School of Medicine continues to advance

March 9, 2005

-Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 03.09
— Magic moments for the ages
-Bonesville Box Score: ECU 16, N.C. A&T 5 - 03.09
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 03.09
— 49ers' Basden, Pirates' Hammonds honored by C-USA
— Gamecocks' Thompson surrenders to police
Holiday Bowl doles out highest all-time payout
WGHB: Press Box - 03.09
WNCT: Brian Bailey Show - 03.09

-ECU Rolls Past Aggies, 16-5
-Baggett's Grand Slam Sends ECU To Victory Over SLU In C-USA Opener
-Women's Golf Sits In Third Heading To Final Round Action
Hammonds Named To C-USA All-Freshman Team

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Townes hoping for NFL chance
-Pirates have no trouble with North Carolina A&T, 16-5
-Hammonds honored by C-USA
-ECU golfers sitting in third at Challenge
-Baggett's first slam lifts ECU
-Skip Holtz delighted with Pirates' first spring football practice
- LeClair Classic Photo gallery

From the Washington Daily News
-Pirates completely storm past Aggies
-Lawhorn anxious for spring training

From the Kinston Free Press
-McKillop, Marshall should be taken seriously
-Pirates coast past Aggies 16-5
-Pirates continue search for new coach

East Carolina Beats Billikens 7-0 In C-USA Opener

Football to stay at ECU
Raleigh News & Observer

From The East Carolinian
-Farewell Moussa
-Volleyball: "Rushing" on to the scene

March 8, 2005

-Thad Mumau: Hoops Recruiting Report - 03.08
— Gee-whiz factor should drive hoops hire
-Denny O'Brien:
Pirate Notebook No. 232 - 03.08
— No shortage on capable basketball bosses
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 03.08
— ECU QB derby a focus as spring drills kick off
— Pirate pitcher recognized for taming Dogs
— 2004-05 All-Conference USA basketball team
Cards top trio of C-USA teams in hoops poll
Bonesville: ECU-NC A&T baseball live audio streams - 03.08
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 03.08
WGHB: Sportsline - 03.08
WGHB: Locker Room - 03.08
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 03.08

-Holtz, Pirates Open Spring Football Drills
-Jeff Ostrander Named C-USA Pitcher of the Week

From the New Bern Sun-Journal
Under new coach, Pirates get back on gridiron with spring practice
Rumored candidates for ECU's head basketball coach have ACC, Holland ties

College Baseball Weekend Roundup
Baseball America

Pirates take two of three in LeClair Classic
The East Carolinian

Billikens Begin C-USA Action at East Carolina

March 7, 2005

-Sammy Batten: Football Recruiting Report - 03.07
— Incoming QB tailored for Holtz shotgun
-Al Myatt:
View from the East - 03.07
— ECU batting 1.000 in breaking in new digs
-Bonesville Box Score: Next step toward Omaha - 03.07
-Bonesville Box Score: ECU 7, Georgia 1 - 03.07
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 03.07
— ACC membership no boon for Miami baseball
— C-USA Tournament brackets and TV lineup
C-USA Final Regular Season Hoops Standings

-Pirates Win 7-1 Over No. 7 Georgia in Keith LeClair Classic Finale
-Lady Pirate Golf In First At Pinehurst Challenge
-Pirates Win One Of Two On Final Day Of Hampton Inn Pirate Clash

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates swipe two of first three at Clark-LeClair
-Sun Devils leave ECU with smiles
-ECU learning new park's nuances quickly

ECU tops No. 7 Georgia in Sunday's final game
Washington Daily News

Bats go silent for Georgia against ECU
Athens (GA) Banner Herald

Pirates Defeat Bulldogs 7-1

Pirates hit gridiron with Holtz
New Bern Sun-Journal


March 13, 2005

Georgia Tech Ousts No. 1 Seed UNC-CH Behind Bynum's Career Perfomance
-Redick Catches Fire, Leads Duke Past NC State, 76-69

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Yellow Jackets shock Tar Heels
-Redick scores 35 as Devils hold on
-Wolfpack optimistic it will receive NCAA tourney bid
-Hobson no-hits Maryland; Tech nips WFU

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Jackets send Heels back to the drawing board
-Bynum slices through Heels
-Williams- McCants fits in fine
-Devils oust Wolfpack
-Bench's effort wakes up Devils
Despite wins, Wolfpack fans are frustrated
-Wolfpack leaves no doubt
-Pack's Hobson pitches no-hitter
-O'Neill charged with DWI

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Redick's record day lifts Duke past N.C. State
-Jackets' Will power too much for UNC
-Duke, Georgia Tech confident heading into final
-Devils a resilient bunch

From the Charlotte Observer
-Columbia doctor linked to steroids probe
-Bigger isn't necessarily healthier in the NFL
-Struggling Tar Heels lack intensity
-Summitt a men's coach
-Bryant has a retort for Knight, heckler- Swish

Fourth-Ranked South Carolina Defeats Clemson 6-3 on Saturday

From the Greenville (SC) News
-USC tames Tigers
-Step No. 1- Be cool
-Whitehurst sees the light

From the Anderson Independent
-Big Winn for USC
-Clemson, USC Should welcome NIT invitations

Winn is back in the swing
Columbia (SC) The State

March 12, 2005

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Pack decks Deacs
-Defeat leaves Wake upset
-Pack duo steps up in a very big way
-Late rally saves UNC
-Tigers radiate aura of respect
-Heels' hopes hang on McCants
-Balance buoys Blue Devils
-McClure gives Devils a spark
Gillen says UVa deserves better than 14-15

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Pack stops Deacs
-Moving On- Deacons looking ahead
-Fight-Free- Wolfpack gets payback without landing punches
-Tar Heels escape upset-minded Tigers
-He's Back- McCants delivers when name is called
-WSSU, USC Upstate set for regional showdown
-Jackets sparkle, wallop Hokies

From Columbia (SC) The State
-A few minutes short
-NIT bid is not a sure bet for USC
-GAMECOCKS VS. TIGERS- Weekend without rival

From the Charlotte Observer
-Panthers close to hiring announcer
-Paul's punch proves costly for Deacons

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Felton, Tar Heels dash Tigers' upset dream
-USC, Clemson follow different paths to success
-New coach touts discipline

From the Anderson Independent
-Upset avoided- Clemson squanders lead, allow Tar Heels to advance
-Clemson gives scare to No. 2 North Carolina in ACC tournament
-Struggling Clemson takes on streaking USC
-Hodge awkwardly leads by example

A run for their money- Tar Heels come back to beat Tigers
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Heels escape Tigers with late rally
-Pack Upsets Deacons
-Sendek's crew was ready for this one
-Devils shake off UVa
-Heels making a habit of comebacks
-ACC Tournament notebook- May's double-double streak ends

March 11, 2005

From the Anderson Independent
-Clemson beats Maryland in first round of ACC tournament
-Terrapin Club rally a rallying point
-Fear the Tigers
-Spring practice begins
-South Carolina loses in SEC tournament after 3-pointer is reversed
-Odom believes program is making progress

From the Greenville (SC) News
3 - 1 = USC loss
-Tigers dance with Heels
-Tigers spring into shape

From Columbia (SC) The State
-USC caught by the toe
-Tigers take the pep out of Terps

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Pack earns rematch with Wake
-Pack off the bubble?
-Notebook- Pack's Evtimov finally coming around
-Virginia holds off Miami
-Hurdles motivate Devils
-Clemson ready for Tar Heels

From the Greensboro News-Record
-A game like no other
-State routs FSU, sets up Wake showdown
-The new first day- not so bad after all

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Not sorry for calling this foul
-Pack romp sets up rematch with Deacs
-Pack's outlook is only thing that's healthy
-Gillen gets a reprieve -- for now
-Tourney can only get better

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacons feel team has a No. 1 seed all wrapped up
-Pack pummels 'Noles
-USC Upstate finished the season on a hot streak
-UNC, Duke set for quarterfinals in ACC tourney

March 10, 2005

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-ACC's return to Washington puts (just about) everyone on even ground
-AWASH with HOOPS- Basketball inside the Beltway has power brokers scrambling
-Before getting shot at Wake, Wolfpack must put away FSU
-McCants returns to practice; game readiness remains in doubt

Wolfpack must win
Fayetteville Observer

A below-the-belt weekend inside the Beltway
Greensboro News-Record

From the Winston Salem Journal
-ACC Tournament to begin
-Coaches are lobbying for NCAA berths before first tip
-Is There a 'D' in Deacons?
-Not Done Yet
-Pack needs to hit free throws
-Better Day by Day- Heels' improvement has been steady
-PROACTIVE- Duke focused on solutions, not excuses
-AT HOME- Hokies wasted little time settling in to ACC
-Free-Falling UVA
-Lack of fans is not a worry for WSSU

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Can Tigers net the trey?
-USC-Ole Miss game capsule
-Gut-check time for USC

From Columbia (SC) The State
-‘He’s not going anywhere’
-Odom envisions a tourney with broad-base fan fervor
-Mississippi vs. USC
-Clemson vs. Maryland
-Four are better than one
-USC’s arms win cold war
-Slowey shows the way for Winthrop

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-USC's Thompson arraigned
-'What fathers do' is next for Powell

From the Anderson Independent
-NCAA only tournament on Gamecocks' minds
-Tigers optimistic about tournament chances

Tar Heels get offensive
Raleigh News & Observer

Return to NCAAs suits Marshall fine
Rock Hill (SC) Herald

March 9, 2005

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Coach K's lighter side
-Hodge, Wolfpack looking to future
-Carolina Panthers' Mills, Fields Honored

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Pulling Punches
-Dialing MIC- Krzyzweski says teams with first-round ACC Tournament games might have edge
-Deacs will only have Paul as bench-bound big fan
-CIAA Notebook

From the Greensboro News-Record
-Lobbying has new meaning in D.C. as ACC comes to town
-Wake Forest avoids gutter after Paul's strike

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Tall task for Spurrier
-Thompson turns himself in
-USC hosts Bucs
-They're talking football
-Tigers host Winthrop

From Columbia (SC) The State
-Thompson surrenders to police
-Spring brings new lingo to Clemson

NIT- ‘Wilmington is certainly on our board’
Wilmington Star News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Williams grows into role
-Hodge mum about Paul
-It's not too late for Pack
-Wolfpack powers past Spartans
-Pack's Collins nursing injury
-Williams rejects brother's claim
-No ACC for Dockery

March 8, 2005

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Paul gets one-game suspension
-McCants on the mend
-ODU gets NCAA bid by winning CAA tourney
-All-ACC First Team

From the Charlotte Observer
-Paul's dirty deed does not go unpunished
-Deacs take swift action against Paul

Hit on Hodge knocks out Paul
Winston Salem Journal

Powell's senior sendoff- big game, victory for USC
Anderson Independent

Redick a clear choice for Player of the Year
Durham Herald-Sun

Green should bring versatility to UNC
Fayetteville Observer

ACC seeks more NCAA bids
Greenville (SC) News

March 7, 2005

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Victory sparks bonfires
-Expectations heat up
-Red-hot Redick turns ice cold
-Heels return to No. 1
-Paul, Deacs stun Pack
-N.C. State-Wake game painful in so many ways
-Paul plays role of villain

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-UNC tops Duke for ACC title
-Devils 'let up' down the stretch
-Wake punches N.C. State in the gut

From the Greensboro News-Record
-Paul hits Hodge, then hits winner
-Wolfpack suffers reversal of fortune
-Rejoicing aplenty in the land of blue

From the Winston Salem Journal
-To the Bitter End
-Tar Heels rally, beat Blue Devils for top spot
-Slower tempo was Apps' downfall in SoCon defeat
-Deacons sweep past Cavaliers 7-6

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Winthrop goes to NCAAs
-Jackets shut down Tigers
-Powell, seniors go out on high note

USC is no stranger to comebacks
Columbia (SC) The State

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Tigers draw Terrapins for ACC tourney opener
-Clemson, USC, Wofford win


March 13, 2005

2005 Kelly Tires Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament - Championship
-Marquette to Host Western Michigan in NIT on Monday Night

Greensboro News-Record

Get ready for a not-so-selective Sunday
Dallas Morning News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
Tigers' loss will go down as legendary game
-A tearjerker

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Survivor- the final episode
-Waiting to exhale, Cards felt deja blue
-Rivalry's finale a heartstopper

-Tigers Fall To No. 6 Louisville In Conference Finals, 75-74
-Baseball Claims 5-1 Triumph Over Arkansas-Little Rock

-Conference USA Champs!!!
-Cardinal Nine Splits Pair with #12 Georgia

From the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
-C-USA- Mighty painful way to lose
-Marquette to open NIT at home

Washington can't finish off Louisville
Lexington (KY) Herald Leader

Memphis loss keeps Blazers' hopes alive
Birmingham News

One fewer bubble popped
Chicago Sun-Times

Wheels on 49ers' bus go round and ...
Charlotte Observer

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-Road woes could cost UC position in NCAA
-Already, confusion setting in

Defections Create Conference DOA
Tampa Tribune

-Farrington Leads Baseball to Win in LBSU Series Opener
-Baseball Falls in Second Game of Long Beach State Series

Comeback Falls Short As Baseball Falls To Cal State Fullerton, 9-8

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-Titans hold Green Wave rally at bay
-Tulane receiving corps looks to catch on

UAB Hammers Tennessee Tech, 15-5

49ers Club Three Homers, Score 18 in Hibbs' 350th Win

Rice Halts Winning Streak, Tops TCU 15-5

Baseball Pounds Out Season-High 22 Hits En Route To 13-6 Win Over Arkansas State In Game Two of Weekend Series

USM keeps bashing baseball
Hattiesburg American

Billikens Fall to Hot-Hitting UIC 14-7

UTEP: Best of the WAC
El Paso Times

UCF coach brings quiet storm
Orlando Sentinel

Herd coach will usher in new era
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

Kueck keeping Herd on its feet
Charleston (WV) Gazette

March 12, 2005

2005 Kelly Tires Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament - Semifinals

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-It's Tigers-Cardinals for title
-Next- Cardinals!

-Conference USA Tournament Notes Supplement
-Memphis Makes C-USA Title Game, Defeats USF 81-68
-Baseball Falls to UConn, 3-1

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Cardinals to meet Memphis in a big finale
-U of L takes a bashing and gives a beating
-No surprise here- Cards get it done with a comeback

From the Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
-Cards stage comeback to advance to finals
-Blazers' upset dream runs out of steam

From the Birmingham News
-Super, Demario
-C-USA Men's Tournament Tracker

Suspense is just beginning for UAB
Birmingham Post-Herald

Dream ride ends for Bulls
St Petersburg Times

Bulls Bow In Semis
Tampa Tribune

Upset loss to Bulls should be wakeup call
Cincinnati Enquirer

C-USA Roundup- Friday games
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Rice men dumped by UTEP
Houston Chronicle

Wolf Pack, UTEP sit on bubble
El Paso Times

New Orleans Times-Picayune

No. 1 Tulane Baseball Falls To No. 3 Cal State Fullerton, 15-1

Broadway Dominates In Complete Game Victory, TCU Tops Rice 2-1

From the
-Blazers Cruise Past Tennessee Tech, 11-0
-UAB Falls To Louisville In C-USA Semifinals, 74-67

Eagles pound Indians, 11-6
Hattiesburg American

Rochelle's 11th-Inning Homer Sinks Duquesne

Billikens Fall to UIC 13-10 in Extra Innings

Baseball Downs Arkansas State, 11-6, In First Game of Three-Game Weekend Series

Farrington Leads Baseball to Win in LBSU Series Opener

College baseball- Horwath's 5 RBIs power UCF win
Orlando Sentinel

MU football- Kueck fired up about new league
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Kueck brings high energy to first workout
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

March 11, 2005

2005 Kelly Tires Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament - Quarterfinals

NCAA Scoreboard/Gametracker

From the Birmingham News

Chicago Sun-Times

From the Chicago Tribune
-Demons' C-USA exit a big bummer
-Critic's corner- Demons don't deserve a bid

C-USA era comes to an end
Cincinnati Enquirer

Bulls' Run Not Done
Tampa Tribune

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Halfway to the dance
-Guard rebounds by using the pass
-Tiger Heart
-Timely turnaround for Tigers' Hunt
-Tigers know the drill tonight

From the Charlotte Observer
-Tigers leave 49ers looking for clue
-Memphis upsets Charlotte

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-Louisville zone stuffs TCU
-Conference USA Notes

From the Dallas Morning News
-Louisville runs past TCU, 85-61
-Mustangs make quiet exit

C-USA scoring updates
Sports Network / Tampa Tribune

LIVE C-USA Tournament scores
Lexington (KY) Herald-Journal

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-TU faithful making Turchin come alive
-Revenge in mind for Wave, Barket

Marcum- Marshall job is up for grabs
Charleston (WV) Gazette

UTEP swamps Hawaii, 80-62
El Paso Times

Matt Doherty has solid backing
Tulsa Hurricane Alert (

Texas Assistant Interested In Tulsa Basketball Job

College Weekend Preview: Mar. 11-13
Baseball America

March 10, 2005

-2005 Kelly Tires Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament
-Basden and Pitino Earn C-USA Player and Coach of the Year Honors
-Two C-USA Women's Basketball Players Named to Wooden Award Finalist list

C-USA Coverage (Subscription Required)
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Cougar men unable to secure win in the first round
Houston Chronicle

From the Birmingham News
-UAB stakes high in DePaul match

Blazers playing through heartache
Birmingham Post-Herald

From the Charlotte Observer
-Luck won't bring 49ers' groove back
-Point Man

Green Wave isn't able to 'get over hump'
New Orleans Times-Picayune

From the Ft Worth Star Telegram
-Conference USA Notes

TCU men steal overtime win
Dallas Morning News

From the Chicago Sun-Times
-Marquette can't handle pressure, falls to TCU
-Demons pass first test

From the Chicago Tribune
-Demons win could be costly
-DePaul's Brumfield in charge

From the St Louis Post-Dispatch
-SLU's season thuds to close
-Wednesday's C-USA Games- DePaul, TCU grab victories in first round

There's life in Bulls
St Petersburg Times

Rally Keeps Bulls Alive
Tampa Tribune

Bearcats want one last trophy in C-USA
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Dean, Cards cleared for takeoff
-Game preview

Dean fully recovered from mono
Lexington (KY) Herald-Journal

From the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
-C-USA- Duo ignite Blue Demons
-TCU 60, MU 57- Pressure cooked

Bracket process more involved than selection show

Pruett’s success a blueprint for others
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-Wild, wacky Wednesday; Pruett
-From skybox to the sideline

From the Orlando Sentinel
-Knights getting that arena feeling
-UCF without Hudson for NCAAs

Miners begin push for NCAA
El Paso Times

March 9, 2005

-C-USA Announces Men's Basketball All-Decade Awards
-Basden, Taylor and Washington, Jr. Garner Men's Basketball Awards

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-Wave gets chance to start over

Wave lives up to top billing
Baton Rouge Advocate

UM's Maloney masters USM
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Coaches defend future of C-USA

Coaches sad to see C-USA's last hurrah
Ft Worth Star Telegram

From the St Louis Post-Dispatch
C-USA prepares for big changes
-Game Day- SLU vs. Memphis (C-USA Tourney)

Last bash before the divorce
Louisville Courier-Journal

Lexington (KY) Herald-Journal

Blazers do indeed have lot of heart
Birmingham Post-Herald

Jinx- Me- No worries, Charlotte 49ers fans
Charlotte Observer

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Can the Tigers run the table
-Plunking down $12.02 could advance Tigers
-In C-USA, what's now is not what's next
-Tigers know the drill tonight
-Tigers vs. Saint Louis

From the Houston Chronicle
-UH coach Penders may have a trick up his sleeve
-UH Notebook- C-USA voters misfire

Golden Eagles hard to read
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Demons not about to let bubble burst
Chicago Sun-Times

DePaul's Brumfield in charge
Chicago Tribune

No C-USA blues in Memphis
Cincinnati Enquirer

Huggs lobbies for seeding
Cincinnati Post

TCU bids at NCAA invitation
Dallas Morning News

From the Tampa Tribune
Bulls Ready For Fresh Start
USF, Houston Exceeded Preseason Expectations
-Houston vs. South Florida

Tulsa Coaching Search (bottom of page): Langford ditches crutches
Wichita Eagle

Knights enjoying a little publicity
Orlando Sentinel

UTEP loses defensive coach
El Paso Times

Coaches endure insecurity of job
Atlanta Journal Constitution

March 8, 2005

-Baseball Notebook
-Softball Notebook
-C-USA Announces Men's Basketball All-Conference Squads
-TCU Women's Basketball Squad Joins DePaul in AP Top 25 Poll

From the Charlotte Observer
-C-USA trend- Happy host
-Louisville has momentum, experience

C-USA- Future uncertain
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

As C-USA realigns, it's last chance to enjoy old rivalries
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Simple math- DePaul needs 2 wins
Chicago Tribune

Return to tourney possible for UAB
Birmingham Post-Herald\

Forde Minutes for March 7

C-USA taps Huggins as its best for decade
Cincinnati Enquirer

No. 1 Tulane Heads To Baton Rouge For Showdown With Arch Rival LSU
-Baseball's Micah Owings Named National Player of the Week

Tigers, Wave still have a rivalry in baseball
New Orleans Times-Picayune

LSU facing higher-ranked Tulane
Baton Rouge Advocate

Baseball Hosts Bradley, UIC This Week

Baseball Travels To Oxford To Face Nationally Ranked Ole Miss

No. 24 Horned Frogs Ready For No. 22 Texas Tech

Blazers Return Home To Face Troy

Baseball Wraps up Homestand vs. Sam Houston State

Baseball to Host Middle Tennessee in Midweek Series

Knights won't be awestruck at 'Dance'
Orlando Sentinel

SMU officials make pitch for NIT berth
Dallas Morning News

OU knocks Herd out of MAC tourney
Charleston (WV) Gazette

March 7, 2005

-TCU Claims 2005 C-USA Women's Basketball Tournament Title
-Men's Basketball Notebook

C-USA coming, despite missing million
Memphis Commercial appeal

From the Birmingham News
Memphis favored as dark horse to win title
Blazers beat LSU on Helms' solo home run

Fifth seed could suit DePaul just fine
Chicago Sun-Times

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
-2005 Conference USA Pairings
-Driving up court

From the Houston Chronicle
-UH, Rice think positively about NCAA outlook
-Offense pounds 15 hits, fuels UH to victory

Frogs outfielder puts second chance to use
Ft Worth Star Telegram

USF's Dennis Should Be Ready For C-USA Opener
Tampa Tribune

Marshall- Thanks, MAC, for the memories
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Orlando Sentinel
-What's next for UCF
-2-steppin' Knights