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East Carolina


Conference USA

March 20, 2005

-Ron Cherubini: Pirate Time Machine No. 35 - 03.20
Damon Pope: Stellar Tight End Part of ECU Lore
-Bonesville Box Score: Tulane 13, East Carolina 6 - 03.20
Bonesville Live Stream: ECU vs. Tulane - Today 2 PM - 03.20
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 03.20
Kentucky proves it still has Bearcats' number
Memphis zaps Hokies, starts thinking NIT title
Davidson tames Bears, turns focus to Terps
Preview: (4) Louisville vs. (5) Georgia Tech

-Pirates Lose Second Straight Game at Tulane
-Softball Earns Win Over Toledo
-Pirate Swimmer Diane Parker Concludes Career at NCAA Championships
-Robin Smith and East Carolina Claim Tournament Championships

Wave smashes East Carolina
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Big Innings Propel Baseball Past East Carolina, 13-6

Green Wave offense washes over East Carolina,13-6
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU baseball falls to Tulane, 13-6
New Bern Sun-Journal

March 19, 2005

-Bonesville Box Score: Tulane 6, East Carolina 5 - 03.19
Bonesville Live Stream: ECU vs. Tulane - Today 3 PM - 03.19
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 03.19
Hodge leads Wolfpack to comeback win over 49ers
Louisville escapes upset bid by Ragin' Cajuns
Preview: (7) Cincinnati vs. (2) Kentucky
Preview: (11) UAB vs. (3) Arizona
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 03.19
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 03.19

#25 East Carolina at #3 Tulane (Sat 3pm, Sun 2pm) - Turchin Stadium - New Orleans, LA
ECU Audio | TU Audio
Gametracker Sat | Gametracker Sun

-Pirates Drop C-USA Opener to Tulane, 6-5
-Softball Rolls Past Rutgers, 16-8
-Junior Robin Smith Paces Pirates In First Round Of Bradford Intercollegiate

Southard Belts Walk-Off Homer As Baseball Downs East Carolina, 6-5

Southard's homer lifts Green Wave
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Pirates drop heartbreaker in ninth against Tulane
Greenville Daily Reflector

Tulane snaps Pirates winning streak in ninth
Kinston Free Press

Ardoin leads ULL; Tulane edges ECU
Baton Rouge Advocate

Tulane has enough talent to contend for national title
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

March 18, 2005

-Danny Whitford: Perspective - 03.18
Hope justified as historical forces converge
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 03.18
UAB smothers 6th-seeded LSU in first-round shocker
Bearcats dump Iowa, set sights on Kentucky
Preview: (7) Charlotte vs. (10) N.C. State
Preview: (4) Louisville vs. (13) UL-Lafayette
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 03.18
WGHB: The Dugout - 03.18
WGHB: Extra Point - 03.18
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 03.18
WNCT: Brian Bailey Show - 03.18

-A Message To The Pirate Family
-Conference Play Begins For No. 25 ECU With a Trip to New Orleans
-East Carolina's Divers Compete At NCAA Zone Diving Championships
-Field Set For 2005 Bradford Creek Intercollegiate

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-No. 25 Pirates prepare to tangle with third-ranked Wave
Recruiting ability helped Stokes land ECU position
-New facility adds spice to dining at university – $12.5 million West End Dining Hall ready for students, public at ECU

Pirates ready for Conference USA play, start with Tulane
Washington Daily News

Green Wave not looking for close shave vs. Pirates
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Baseball To Open C-USA Play vs. Defending Champ East Carolina

Tulane Opens C-USA Play Against East Carolina
Tulane Insider

Former U.Va. star brings lessons from Tech to ECU post
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Kinston Free Press
-ECU taps SC assistant for hoops job
-Players with Kinston ties say they're thrilled with hiring
-Ingram recovering from knee surgery

March 17, 2005
St Patrick's Day

-Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 03.17
Holland slips an ace out of his sleeve
AP: Stokes gets the call to reverse Pirates' fortunes - 03.17
Bonesville Bytes Audio: Ricky Stokes press conference - 03.17
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 03.17
Timeline on ECU hoops coach Ricky Stokes
Nothing heals like an NIT win for Tigers' Washington
Horned Frogs halt RedHawks' home streak
Davidson rips VCU for first-ever NIT victory
WGHB: Ricky Stokes introductory press conference - 03.17
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 03.17
WGHB: From the Booth - 03.17
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 03.17

Stokes Named ECU Head Men's Basketball Coach
-Softball Teams Downs UAB In Series Finale, 8-3
-Four Pirates Record Top-25 Finishes At Palmetto Intercollegiate

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
Pirates hope Stokes will rekindle recruiting efforts
-Ricky Stokes new ECU hoops coach
-ECU names Stokes head basketball coach

Pirates hire Stokes
Fayetteville Observer

From the New Bern Sun Journal
-ECU hires Ricky Stokes
-New coach brings strong recruiting reputation to Pirates

From the Washington Daily News
-Holland stoked about landing Stokes for basketball team
-Pirates' family has another family man
-ECU players excited about basketball hire

ECU job gives USC’s Stokes chance at redemption
Columbia (SC) The State

Stokes goes to ECU
Greenville (SC) News

ECU's Holland chooses Stokes
Raleigh News & Observer

East Carolina "Stoked" to have new hoops coach
Sports Network

Men- Ex-Cavalier takes ECU challenge
St Petersburg Times

ECU’s hoops coach is Stokes
Wilmington Star-News

Surgeon for former president trained at East Carolina
Myrtle Beach Sun News

March 16, 2005

Stokes Named ECU Head Men's Basketball Coach

AP Newsbreak- East Carolina to hire Stokes
YAHOO! Sports

Former Hokies coach Stokes replaces Herrion

Ricky Stokes Bio

ECU to hire Ricky Stokes as new hoops coach
Kinston Free Press

USC’s Stokes to be named East Carolina head coach
Columbia (SC) The State

ECU expected to name new coach today
Greenville Daily Reflector

-Brian Bailey: From the Anchor Desk - 03.16
Holland laying groundwork for hoops hire
Bonesville Bytes Audio: Terry Holland Media Briefing - 03.16
-Bonesville: Tourney trumps ACC stance on avoiding 49ers
-Bonesville Box Score: ECU 14, High Point 5 - 03.16
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 03.16
It's not the Big Dance, but it's a win for DePaul
NCAA Round 1 preview: UAB vs. LSU
NCAA Round 1 preview: Cincinnati vs. Iowa
CORRECTED Final AP college basketball poll
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 03.16
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 03.16
WGHB: Press Box - 03.16

-Pirates Defeat High Point Tuesday Night, 14-5
-Softball Splits Doubleheader With UAB
-Wednesday's ECU-UNCW Baseball Game Postponed
-ECU Student-Athletes Help Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday
-Hayes Named C-USA Pitcher Of The Week

Holland speaks on ECU hoops
New Bern Sun-Journal

From the Kinston Free Press
-East Carolina AD meets the press again
-Today's ECU-UNCW game postponed due to weather
-ECU spanks High Point

Holland comments on coaching search
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates' search has ACC flavor
Raleigh News & Observer

Weather delays baseball rivalry
Wilmington Star News

Siena in Herrion's picture
Albany Times Union

AD says new Pirate coach may be named in two weeks
Lakeland (FL) Ledger

From the East Carolinian
-Skip Holtz's team excited about spring practice
-Pirate Nation hot spot for rival's advertisements
-N.C. State Billboards in Greenville

March 15, 2005

-Henry Hinton: Henry's Highlights - 03.15
Lid on hoops search about to lift slightly
Branch gathers stars together for kids camp - 03.15
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 03.15
Handicapped Marquette makes quit exit from NIT
New arena a factor in Virginia's firing of Gillen
Heart attack hospitalizes Tech football coach
Final 2004-05 college basketball poll
Bonesville Live Stream: ECU-High Point Baseball - 7 PM - 03.15
WNCT: Talk of the Town - 03.15
WNCT: Sports Verdict - 03.15
WGHB: Live @ 5 - 03.15
WGHB: Sportsline - 03.15
WGHB: Locker Room - 03.15

High Point at East Carolina (7pm) - Clark-LeClair Stadium - Greenville, NC
ECU Audio | Gametracker

ECU Department of Athletics Receives National Recognition

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-No. 25 ECU enters busiest week of season
-ECU athletics honored again

East Carolina eyes USC aide Stokes
Columbia (SC) The State

Baseball- East Carolina sweeps Mids
Annapolis Capital

March 14, 2005

-Denny O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 233 - 03.14
Tourney should put down roots in Memphis
-Bonesville Box Score: ECU 14, Navy 0 - 03.14
Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond - 03.14
12 current, future C-USA teams earn NCAA or NIT bids
Finney dismissed as Tulane basketball coach

-Richardson Hits for the Cycle in Pirates' 14-0 Win
-Softball Wins Winthrop Invitational

Red-hot Richardson leads third straight sinking of Midshipmen
Greenville Daily Reflector

Baseball Swept by East Carolina


March 20, 2005

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Dreams shattered
-Done- Promising run stopped by West Virginia
-Huskies offering tall target for Pack
-Williams to face a familiar opponent
-Blue Devils are wary of streaky Bulldogs
-Spurrier back on the field as a college football coach
-Wake Forest storms by Miami 13-6; Goff's home run keys big 8th inning

WVU survives 50-minute slugfest, shocks Deacons
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Duke knows it can afford another bad night
-Devils hope for about-face
-Dockery bounces back from knee injury
-Krzyzewski can pass Smith for most NCAA victories
-UNC men not about to let up against Cyclones' zone
-Williams recalls Black Sunday

From the Fayetteville Observer
-Coach K keeps showing greatness
-Sendek can silence his critics

Harvey, Hardin power the Tigers over Tar Heels
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Thousands cheer Spurrier on
-Getting a grip on football
-Tigers smash Heels
-USC nails Arizona
-The Devils, you say

UNC fans will pack stands for MSU
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Deacs are done
-Devils are all business
-Sendek's style works for State
-Recruiting rankings tell only part of story
-No. 10 N.C. State Vs No. 2 Connecticut
-Confident UConn still wary
-Heels prepare for zone
Williams can't afford to lose today in Charlotte

March 19, 2005

From the Greensboro News-Record
-No celebrations for Duke even in victory
-Miami pitcher Carrillo leads No. 6 Canes past Deacons

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Prosser is familiar with West Virginia
-Devils survive; Heels roll

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-No. 1 Blue Devils avoid No. 16's sting
-Duke turns up 'D' just long enough
-Tar Heels roll to easy victory
-Williams says he will stay
-Prosser expects slow pace

From the Charlotte Observer
-No sailing by for Duke in 1st round
-Tar Heels return to form
-Davidson hopes to ease pain of key loss
-CHARLOTTE | Heels won't deter Cyclones

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Delaware State a surprisingly tough opponent for Blue Devils
-Duke's defense saves the day
-Tar Heels put on clinic at Oakland's expense

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Spurrier works on fun part of 'fun and gun'
-Smith's bail set at $15,000

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Camp Spurrier opens
-Tigers drop ACC opener

ODU falls to Michigan State (89-81)
The Virginian Pilot

Marshall, Eagles focus on future
Columbia (SC) State

Banner year for Eagles
Rock Hill (SC) Herald

March 18, 2005

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Fans worry about early departures, coach says enjoy the moment
-Spotlight now on the underdogs
-Oakland coach- Maybe the Duke fans will help us
-Austin regional notebook- Coack K greeted by old teammates
-Syracuse regional notebook- Boone makes return to N.C.

From the Greensboro News-Record
-Wake Forest opens with victory over Chattanooga
-Life lessons- Coach is inspiration
-Oakland wants dream to continue
-Turnovers just pastry to ODU point guard
-Public Enemy No. 1 Duke's No. 1 option

From the Greenville (SC) News
-USC faces Arkansas
-Tigers open ACC season
-USC faces Arkansas
-Winthrop out of tournament

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Deacons defeat Mocs
-Coaches key to NCAA success
-N0 1. Duke vs no. 16 Delaware State
-Dockery is braced to start for Duke
-NO 1. UNC vs 16. Oakland (Mich.)
-Heels are well-rested

From the Charlotte Observer
-Gonzaga subdues a game Winthrop
-Reports- Winthrop coach a candidate for Vols job
-Hodge puts on show for media
-Wake snaps out of trance
-Krzyzewski has masterful season
-Williams evolves in 2 seasons with Tar Heels
-Panthers preseason schedule features familiar opponents

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacs 'Wake' up
-Gonzaga rallies by upstart Winthrop
-Hungry Tar Heels ready for NCAA Tournament

Another USC player in trouble with law
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Anderson Independent
-With season over, Tigers look to offseason, future
-USC set to play host to second round of NIT
-Purnell has no interest in vacancy at Tennessee
-Gamecock fans can't contain zeal for Spurrier

Gamecocks happy homebodies
Columbia (SC) State

Recent history favors Michigan State
The Virginian Pilot

4 key players leave UNCW women’s team
Wilmington Star News

March 17, 2005

From the Winston Salem Journal
-'Starting with a clean slate' in the NCAA Tournament might not be so easy
-NIT Roundup
-Deacons- There's no next year
-Tar Heels could get McCants in for more minutes
-Williams ponders possibility of Tar Heels-Jayhawks game
-ASU adds Kansas to schedule

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Same seeds, different expectations
-AP Interview- Dean Smith says Peterson should not have been fired

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Deacons want more
-Start the countdown
-A grand award for Duke's Redick
-What's a Moc
-Pack turns it around

Greensboro News-Record

Point well made
Fayetteville Observer

From the Columbia (SC) State
-Aggies send Tigers packing
-Spurrier longs to end winter of discontent
-Winthrop lapping up limelight at tourney
-S.C. State’s Pough withdraws from Citadel’s search

From the Charlotte Observer
-Humbled Deacon
-Spotlight today is on underdogs

March 16, 2005

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Dockery ready for NCAA Tournament
-Don't look for another 'Black' day
-Va. Tech's Greenberg named ACC Coach of the Year

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Amato ready for fresh start
-Duke's Dockery expected to play
-Blue Devils' offense becomes diversified
-McCants should 'play more'
-Heels get back to basics
-Deacs looking for edge
-Hokies oust Owls, Chaney from NIT
-Fox notches 800th career victory

From the Winston Salem Journal
-WFU hopes to bounce back
-NIT Roundup
-Wolfpack needs to continue to battle, says Sendek
-Coach Williams not happy with UNC's performance
-Duke will try to build on late-season successes

From Columbia (SC) The State
-USC’s verve transcends small-dance atmosphere
-Purnell on road to recognition
-Charlotte makes pitch for Hall

From the Fayetteville Observer
-Winthrop: Unselfish act
-Fayetteville State copes with budget shortfall

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-USC not finished
-Escape from Wofford

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Marshall- Zags set the bar high
Right domino could fall Marshall's way this time

3 Cup crew chiefs fined, suspended
Charlotte Observer

March 15, 2005

From the Columbia (SC) The State
-Friendship will take a holiday
-Miami (Fla.) at USC
-Winning streak fed Eagles’ confidence
-Coastal terminates Strickland

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Odom, Haith share bond
-Tigers to face Aggies in NIT opener

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Winthrop coach sizes up the Zags
-A chance to finish strong

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Devils go through changes, end up in the same place
-Redick is the key to Duke's postseason success
-Tar Heels back in action after ACC Tournament loss

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Sowing Seeds- Deacs' No. 2 a blessing in disguise
-Chattanooga Back on Track
-WSSU Football Notebook

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Cavs should give Capel a good look
-Winthrop knows Zags well
-No positive tests for Panthers

March 14, 2005

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Devils win ACC title
-Post players save Devils against Jackets
-Road to Indy starts close to home for Duke, UNC
-Bracket busters

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Hands up, it's Duke
-Tourney falls into shadows
-Devils take ACC title; Duke, UNC are top seeds
-Delaware State gets Devil of a foe
-Chattanooga wants to run with Wake
-Either team in for trouble
-Five N.C. teams dancing
-Pod system puts Duke and UNC at Charlotte site

From the Greensboro News-Record
-Mocs remind Deacs of 2003
-Blue Devils' foe has healthy respect
-Blue Devils win game of survival

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Long, strange trip
-Probe of doctor may wind up putting Panthers on defensive
-Greene helps Jackets pound Deacons, set ACC record

USC tames Tigers
Greenville (SC) News

From Columbia (SC) The State
-How to make racket with your bracket
-Gamecocks to open NIT vs. Hurricanes
-Tigers headed west to face Texas A&M
-USC wins with flare

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Not pretty, but they'll take it
-USC, Clemson bound for NIT

From the Charlotte Observer
-Steroids link stuns Panthers
-Davidson gets 2nd chance
-Peterson tells family he's been fired as Vols coach


March 20, 2005

-Cincinnati's Season Ends Against Kentucky in Second Round of NCAA Tournament
-UAB's Tourney Run Ends With 85-63 Loss To Arizona
-Memphis Moves On In NIT With Victory over Virginia Tech
-DePaul Falls Short vs. Texas A&M in Second Round of NIT

Official Tournament Scoreboard


Blazers' NCAA run was fun while it lasted
Birmingham News

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-Worth the wait - for UK
-Slow UC start had Huggins snarling
-UC-UK leaves us wanting more

From the Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
-U of L faces big challenge in Georgia Tech
-Marquee matchup comes a little early for Pitino
UC? UK's tough
Regional rivalry intense in the stands

From the Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
-Cards-Jackets pretty early in bracket
-Cardinals know they're not a pick to wreck Tech

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Sheer determination
-U of M Postgame
-Martin leads Tigers to win over Houston
-Spicing up spring football

Inconsistent Blue Demons start fast, fade, rally, come up short
Chicago Tribune

Demons' rally falls short
Chicago Sun-Times

Frogs score 4 times in 9th to edge Eagles
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

From the Orlando Sentinel
-'Ready' for C-USA
-On the way to C-USA

Miners met most of team's lofty goals
El Paso Times

New coach making presence known
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch

Green Wave works on getting physical
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Tulsa Begins Spring Football Practice on Monday

Ninth inning costly to Eagles
Hattiesburg American

March 19, 2005

-U of L Advances in NCAA Tournament, Beat Louisiana-Lafayette, 68-62
-Charlotte Falls to N.C. State in NCAA Tournament

From the Charlotte Observer
-Pack puts 49ers down and out
-49ers settle for nice
-Plavich had Bennerman, official on his back

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Pack shows pluck
-Bennerman turns stopper
-UConn survives scare from UCF
-Cardinals escape upset

N.C. State defense stifles UNCC
Winston Salem Journal

Wolfpack rallies to beat 49ers
Fayetteville Observer

NC State 75, Charlotte 63
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
Garcia rescues Cards in first round
-Moving on
-NCAA tough-man contest

From the Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
-Cards outlast Cajuns
-Deficits don't daunt Cards
-Cardinals still cagin', if not exactly ragin'
-Cards fans on edge until close win is final
-UK-UC 'going to be man's game'

On eve of showdown, the insults were flying
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Orlando Sentinel
Future looks bright after tough loss
-Foul trouble, injury doom the Knights
-Huskies too much for Golden Knights

UAB sends message with convincing win
Birmingham News

Enough said — UAB is still playing
Birmingham Post-Herald

From the Chicago Sun Times
-UAB's frenetic style causing problems again
-Louisville all the rage down stretch

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
Enthusiastic Tigers enjoy postseason, even in NIT
-Tigers vs. Virginia Tech

From the Chicago Tribune
-Hot Aggies a test for DePaul
-TIVO vs. NCAA tourney

USM rally falls short in 10-9 loss to TCU
Hattiesburg American

From the Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
-Coach list down to six names
-Battle begins for Herd’s QB spot
-Chad- Kueck man for the job

March 18, 2005

-UAB Advances in NCAA Tournament, Downs LSU, 82-68
-Cincinnati Turns Back Iowa in NCAA Tournament

Charlotte Tourney Central

Louisville Tourney Central

UCF Ready to Face the Huskies

UAB Tourney Central

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Pack, 49ers to square off in round one
-Meeting Again- Baldwin vs. Evtimov

From the Charlotte Observer
-Baldwin, Evtimov meet -- again
-49ers shoot for respect

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Staying power is in demand
-No. 7 Charlotte vs No. 10 N.C. State
-An evolving university

Pack's Evtimov to face high school friend today
Greensboro News-Record

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
Pitino expects 'toughest' opening matchup
-Garcia ready to show he's NCAA MVP

This time, Cards hope to stick around
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

New Orleans Times-Picayune

UAB trips up Tigers, 82-68
Baton Rouge Advocate

From the Orlando Sentinel
-Big, bad Huskies are afraid of Knights' 3-point shooting
-Plucky Knights face near-impossible task
-NCAA Tournament game previews

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
-Intensity returns as Bearcats roll on
-UC fans rejoice in victory, look forward to mighty UK

Iowa has no answer for Maxiell
Cincinnati Post

Cincinnati too much for Iowa
Chicago Tribune

From the El Paso Times
Miner run ends; UTEP falls to Utah
-Miners left to wonder what might have been

UTEP's upset bid falls short with late steal
Houston Chronicle

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-West makes sure Tigers stay busy
-Memphis opening C-USA vs. Houston

USM enters C-USA play Friday
Hattiesburg American

USM's Palmer still searching for No. 3 starter in rotation
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger

Blazers start C-USA play on a roll
Birmingham News

March 17, 2005

-Murry's Last Second Jumper Lifts TCU To Second Round Of NIT
-Memphis Defeats Northeastern to Advance to Second Round of NIT
-Houston Bows Out Of NIT, Loses To Wichita State 85-69

UTEP Tourney Central

Bearcats Clash With Iowa at NCAA Regional

NC State-Charlotte Preview
YAHOO! Sports

First things first for UC
Cincinnati Post

LSU to bring 'A game' against Blazers
Birmingham Post-Herald

Birmingham News

Pitino Previews U of L's NCAA First Round Game Against Louisiana-Lafayette

Putting the seed snub behind him
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
-Dickson may follow new trend
-Green Wave now playing waiting game
-Wave tops pesky Tigers
Tigers bracing for UAB pressure

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
Washington feels the love as Tigers roll over Northeastern
-U of M Postgame

From the Houston Chronicle
-Cougars falter in NIT after disputed call
Once again, Rice falls flat

TCU advances in NIT with 60-58 win
Dallas Morning News

Murry, TCU sink Miami in final seconds
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Leitao thought to be on Virginia's list
Chicago Sun-Times

Southard's Three Hits Lead Baseball Past Texas Southern, 8-4

March 16, 2005

-Diener's Career-High 30 Points Leads DePaul Over Missouri in NIT
-C-USA Men's Basketball Postseason Notebook
-C-USA Women's Basketball Postseason Notebook
-Marquette Falls To Western Michigan In NIT Opener

TV preview of 49ers impressed Sendek
Raleigh News & Observer

Withers stronger after big loss
Charlotte Observer

Birmingham News

UAB's glue
Birmingham Post-Herald

Diener the difference for DePaul
Chicago Sun-Times

Demons' Diener does the damage
Chicago Tribune

TCU starts NIT at Miami of Ohio
Dallas Morning News

Coach has Frogs on the right track
Ft Worth Star Telegram

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-There are no regrets for Tigers point guard
-Tigers played way back into fans' hearts
-Tigers vs. Northeastern

Calipari is not heartless after all
Arizona Republic

UH, A&M, Rice begin NIT run tonight
Houston Chronicle

Long run is best in the long run
Houston Chronicle

Turf delays put USM on road to UL-Monroe
Biloxi Sun-Herald

March 15, 2005

Baseball Notebook

W. Mich. 54, MU 40- Over and out
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

From the Charlotte Observer
-49ers can stick it to ACC Friday
-49ers love matchup

Tulsa Names Michigan State's Wojcik as Head Basketball Coach

Time to move ahead
Cincinnati Enquirer

A look at the Bearcats
Iowa City Press Citizen

Nervous Blazers can relax for now
Birmingham Post-Herald

Talking heads' comments add to Blazers' incentive
Birmingham News

For Cardinals, Final Four only '4' that counts
Louisville Courier-Journal

From the Chicago Sun-Times
-There's no forgetting de pall
-DePaul upbeat about its postseason

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers regroup, prepare for NIT
-Tiger aide Barbee in running for UMass job

Knights get ready for grueling task
Orlando Sentinel

Tulane drops to No. 3 in Baseball America poll
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Top 65 reasons to tune in

Tips for swimming safely in your pool
Ft Worth Star Telegram

Herd working to fill leadership void
Charleston (WV) Gazette

March 14, 2005

-Four C-USA Teams Earn NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Berths
-C-USA Sends Four To Women's NCAA Basketball Tournament
-Five C-USA Men's Basketball Teams Head to NIT
-Three C-USA Teams Selected for WNIT
-Weekend Baseball Roundup

Around Conference USA
USA Today

Vitale: Couple surprises in NCAA tourney

NCAA Tournament- A look at the four regionals
Newark Star Ledger

-Men's Basketball Homepage
-NCAA scoreboard
-2005 Tournament Bracket (.pdf)

From the New Orleans Times-Picayune
Tulane fires coach Finney
-Wave finally breaks through vs. Titans

Pack faces in-state foe
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Birmingham News
-McCorkle helps UAB sweep Tennessee Tech

From the Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
-Pitino angered at Cards' No. 4 seed
-Fourth seed low blow to Pitino, Cardinals

From the Louisville Courier-Journal
-Fans say life goes on after C-USA
-Cards seething over seeding

From the Chicago Sun-Times
-Demons get Missouri in NIT
-Women: DePaul happy with fifth seed

Poor finish leads DePaul to NIT
Chicago Tribune

Tigers to play host to Northeastern in NIT
Memphis Commercial Appeal

A&M men open NIT at home; TCU, Houston, Rice in field
Dallas Morning News

Houston, Rice, A&M extended NIT bids
Houston Chronicle

Teams know MU's Achilles' heel
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Benson likes UTEP's foe in opener
El Paso Times

Knights face big challenge
Orlando Sentinel

This is no time to hire a Kueck replacement
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