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Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

February 18, 2007
Chinese New Year

From Bonesville.net
-BVL: Mustangs trample Pirates
-BVL: Slam lifts UCLA over Bucs [Box Score]

-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond
Young keys Lady Pirates' upset of Tulane
C-USA women's hoops getting CSTV exposure
Gators' winning streak stopped at 17 games

From ecupirates.com
-ECU Drops Heartbreaker To No. 15 UCLA, 9-7

  Brandon Crawford's grand slam in the bottom of the eighth inning secured a series win for the 15th ranked UCLA Bruins as they defeated East Carolina 9-7 Saturday afternoon inside Jackie Robinson Stadium.

-Lady Pirates Win Fifth Straight, Knock Off League-Leading Tulane, 76-68

  Jasmine Young's jumper with one minute to play provided the dagger as she went on to hit three of four free throws to seal the Lady Pirates' 76-68 win over Tulane, snapping the Green Wave's 10-game win streak. ECU extends its win streak to five games, tying the longest C-USA streak in program history.

-Men's Basketball Drops Road Contest At SMU
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Johnson's Home Run Propels ECU Over FAU
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Women's Swimming And Diving Finishes Third At Championship Meet

Crawford's Grand Slam Lifts No. 15 UCLA over East Carolina, 9-7
CSTV.com

ECU men's team loses 12th straight
  Not having three starters didn't slow SMU down against East Carolina Saturday night.
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates lose 12th straight
Raleigh News & Observer (AP)

Mustangs Dominate Pirates 65-42
  The Mustangs led 37-20 at the break and built a 28-point lead with 13:17 remaining in the game. They never trailed.
smumustangs.com

SMU wins without dismissed Epps
  SMU erased its recent shooting woes, going 52.3 percent from the field in a 65-42 win. The Mustangs (14-12, 3-9 Conference USA) snapped a four-game losing streak.

Dallas Morning News

Pirates Snap Green Wave's 10-game Win Streak, 76-68
  The Tulane women's basketball team erased an 11-point deficit, but 19 points from D'Aundra Henry wasn't enough as the East Carolina Pirates snapped the Green Wave's win streak at 10, 76-68

tulanegreenave.com

East Carolina snaps Wave winning streak
New Orleans Times Picayune

February 17, 2007

From Bonesville.net
-BVL: No. 15 Bruins scuttle Pirates [Box Score]
WNCT: Talk of the Town (John Locke et al)

-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond
Knight draws reprimand for criticizing officials
Lady Pirate comeback sends UTEP to defeat
Blazers name Brian Mackin director of athletics

From the Pirate Beacon
-Women's Basketball: All Hands Needed!
  The Lady Pirates have come together to make a strong run for a Top Four seed in the C-USA Tournament....Saturday's Women's Basketball game against league leader Tulane is the last home game of the regular season for Coach Baldwin-Tener's Lady Pirates! Game time is 2:00 p.m.

-Men's Basketball: All Hands On Deck

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates Fall To No. 15 UCLA 6-1

  The two teams will square off Saturday afternoon with the first pitch scheduled for 5 p.m. (EST). ECU's Dustin Sasser will move up in the rotation and get the nod on Saturday while lefty Brendan Lafferty gets the start for UCLA.  [Listen to Saturday's game -All Access Free Trial]

-Lady Pirates Host League-Leading Tulane Saturday Afternoon
-Women's Swimming And Diving Team Remains In Fourth Place At C-USA Championship

Brummett Leads No. 15 UCLA Baseball Past East Carolina, 6-1
CSTV.com

Men's Basketball Hosts East Carolina On Saturday At 7 p.m.
smumustangs.com

SMU looks for relief vs. East Carolina
  Matt Doherty says you have to have a stomach for athletics. That means dealing with queasy situations, like his SMU men's basketball team is experiencing.
Dallas Morning News

Gagnon battles for his spot at ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

Baseball has had solid pitching, defense, hitting; now team hopes ...
The UCLA Daily Bruin

February 16, 2007

From Bonesville.net
-Bradsher: The Bradsher Beat
Seek and ye shall find good news

- WNCT: Talk of the Town (Sharon Baldwin-Tener)
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond
C-USA basketball tourney remaining in Memphis
Morgan State coach cited, hold the mayo
Football speed-up rules get makeover

C-USA coaches urge patience with Stokes
  In this league of second chances, they all say the same thing in some form or another.
Kinston Free Press

From ecupirates.com
-Lady Pirates Get 66-64 Come From Behind Win Over UTEP
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Women's Swimming And Diving In Fourth Place At Conference Championships
-Davidson Posts 7-0 Win Over Lady Pirate Tennis

Miners Fall At ECU In Bizarre Fashion, 66-64
utepathletics.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates take advantage of Miners' late gaffe
  The UTEP Miners did some real digging inside Minges Coliseum Thursday night in attempt to maintain their ground in the Conference USA women's basketball standings.

-Ranked Bruins next up for ECU
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Eagles shine in blowout
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Around Campus: General Assembly coming to ECU
  The General Assembly will travel from Raleigh to Greenville on March 8 to hold a special session as part of Centennial Founders Day at East Carolina

Last-second controversy helps Pirates top Miners
El Paso Times

15th-Ranked UCLA Baseball to Host East Carolina
cstv.com

Men's basketball hosts winless ECU
smudailycampus.com

February 15, 2007
Lupercalia
Remember the Maine Day
Susan B. Anthony Day
Birthday - Galileo Galilei (astronomer)

From Bonesville.net
-Myatt: View From The 'ville
Pirates groping for that beacon in the night
WNCT: Talk of the Town (Dr. Alveda King)
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond
Hokies stun UNC again, this time in Chapel Hill
C-USA baseball honors go to Berry, Cesario

Wolfpack rolls past ECU in men's tennis

From ecupirates.com
-Lady Pirates Return To Minges Coliseum for Thursday Evening Tilt with UTEP

  The East Carolina Lady Pirates will look to extend their three game win streak Thursday as they host UTEP. Tip-off from Minges Coliseum is set for 7:00 p.m.

-Men's Basketball Falters At Home Against Southern Miss

  Pirates suffer third straight loss to the Golden Eagles

-Pirate Baseball Gameday Central

  The East Carolina baseball team will hit the road for the first time this season when they travel to Los Angeles, Calif. to face nationally-ranked UCLA for a three-game series. Friday's game has a 9 p.m. (EST) first pitch scheduled.

-2007 Conference USA Swimming And Diving Championships Begin Wednesday

Pirates lost at sea
  ECU suffers worst loss ever in Minges Coliseum

Greenville Daily Reflector

Southern Miss rips pathetic Pirates, 80-42
  Rock bottom gets lower and lower.

Kinston Free Press

Pirates lose 11th straight game
  N.C. State continues to show a slight improvement in the three-year Academic Progress Rate for football and men's basketball.

Raleigh News & Observer (AP)

Southern Miss Dominates ECU, 80-42
southernmiss.com

USM pulls out convincing victory
Biloxi Sun Herald

Southern Miss whips East Carolina
Hattiesburg American

Eagles go wire to wire in smashing Pirates
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Miner women try to solve road woes
  UTEP (19-5, 8-4 in Conference USA) will look to fix its road woes as it embarks on a crucial two-game road trip, starting tonight against East Carolina

El Paso Times

From The East Carolinian
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Pirates lose to Southern Miss
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Club hockey splits with Clemson
  Pirates look to win regular season conference title

Valentine's Day, Eagles Style
  Because it's a slow period for Eagles' news and being that is Valentine's Day it is only fitting that I highlight some Eagles players of the past who have Valentine related names.

Penn Live (02.14.07)

February 14, 2007
Valentine's Day
Ferris Wheel Day
Anniversary - League of Women Voters
Admission Day (Arizona)
Admission Day (Oregon)

From Bonesville.net
WNCT: Talk of the Town (guest Andrew Schmidt)
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond
Almond, Peppers recognized by Conference USA
ECU women's soccer enlists seven recruits
ECU softball lands two on All-Tournament team

From ecupirates.com
-Pirate Basketball GameDay Central

  The East Carolina men's basketball team will look to avenge its earlier season loss to Southern Miss on Wednesday night and put an end to its current skid. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m. EST inside Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.

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No. 35 N.C. State Rolls Past East Carolina 6-1

Men's Basketball Looks For Road Victory at East Carolina, Wednesday
southernmiss.com

Still searching for C-USA win, ECU hosts Eagles
Greenville Daily Reflector

Twice would be nice for USM
Biloxi Sun Herald

USM men travel to East Carolina Wednesday
Hattiesburg American

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Eagles' Hill shows flash of early form
-Southern Miss at East Carolina

ECU softball team opens the season in grand fashion
The East Carolinian

CFL: Tiger-Cats trade Goss
  The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have acquired import receiver Richard Alston...Alston appeared in seven games with the Edmonton Eskimos last season, making 23 receptions for 261 yards.

AM900 CHML

Preps: Goldsboro stays alive
  Every Viking possession flowed through senior guard Jontae Sherrod, one of three McDonald's All-American nominees playing in the contest.  Sherrod proved unstoppable...The East Carolina signee, led all scorers with 41 points...

Goldsboro News Argus

From CSTV.com
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Next Opponent: No. 15 UCLA Baseball Edges UC Riverside, 3-2
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Diamond Dawgs Open Season At Cal Poly
  After the series at Cal Poly, the Washington Huskies fly to the east coast next weekend for the East Carolina Invitational

Valentines Day: Love, learn and pass it on — Kirby style
Fayetteville Observer

February 13, 2007
Get A Different Name Day

From Bonesville.net
-Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
UCLA next in Pirates' marathon quest
WNCT: Brian Bailey Show (guest Billy Godwin)

WNCT: Talk of the Town (guest Wayne Bowers)
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond
Young lifts Lady Pirates to televised win at Tulsa
ACC Tournament will be shown in high definition
Duke mired in longest losing streak since '96

From ecupirates.com
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Women's Soccer Adds Seven To 2007 Team
-Two Pirates Receive Awards From Carolina Classic
-Pirates Edge UNC Asheville 4-3 In Men's Tennis

From the East Carolinian
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Pirates win opening series
  Pitching leads ECU to two victories

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Pacific Power
  ECU looks west for softball talent

Pirates slam door on Liberty
Washington Daily News

ECU Notes- Library exhibit features 'father' of the university
  Artifacts belonging to the late Gov. Thomas Jordan Jarvis are on display at the J.Y. Joyner Library as part of East Carolina University's centennial celebration.

Greenville Daily Reflector

Next Opponent: No. 15 UCLA Baseball to Host UC Riverside
CSTV.com

February 12, 2007
Birthday - President Abraham Lincoln (16th President)
Darwin Day / Charles Darwin (Theory Of Natural Selection)

From Bonesville.net
-BVL: 2007 ECU Football Recruiting Thumbnails Wrap
-BVL: Pirates trounce Liberty 11-2 [Box Score]
-Nuggets: Notes from ECU, C-USA and beyond
Golden Eagles heading to Greenville off big win
Mountaineers stun second-ranked UCLA
Depleted Zags notch 50th straight home victory

From ecupirates.com
-Sasser, Mollenhauer Lead Pirates Over Liberty, 11-2

  Mollenhauer Hits First Grand Slam

-Lady Pirates Down Tulsa In Buzzer Beater, 62-61

  Jasmine Young Drills Game-Winner As Time Expired on nationally televised game on ESPN2

-Pirates Fall To Penn State 4-2

  ECU Wins Three Of Four In Carolina Classic

Pirates slug their way by Liberty to cap series
Greenville Daily Reflector

Sasser, Mollenhauer lead Pirates to victory
Kinston Free Press

ECU picks up its first victory of the season
Washington Daily News (02.11.07)

East Carolina Hit Buzzer-Beater to Take 62-61 Win Over Tulsa
tulsahurricane.com

Around Campus: Nags Head artist's pirates are on horizon for Greenville
  East Carolina University is preparing to celebrate its 100th anniversary. PirateFest, a two-day festival, is planned as a spin-off.

The Virginian Pilot

February 18, 2007

From Columbia (SC) The State
-Top-ranked Clemson gets upset
  Errors, lack of offense allow George Mason to defeat Tigers for first time ever
-Touted recruit arrested
  Stephen Garcia charged with drunkeness, failure to stop after Five Points party
-USC scores a big win
-Late-game failures a problem for Tigers
  Clemson must finish strong in games, and in the rest of the season, to make the postseason

Deacons sizzlin' as WFU improves to 13-13
  Wake Forest sweeps past Miami 74-69

W
inston Salem-Journal

Erratic Seahawks fall again
  Lifeless at the start, anxious at the end, UNC-Wilmington followed a familiar pattern against UNC-Greensboro on Saturday night in a BracketBusters game that lacked luster.

W
inston Salem-Journal

ODU claims thriller
  The Monarchs rally to win a BracketBusters matchup at Toledo.

Hampton Roads Daily Press

A-10 coaches predict success for 49ers
  In preseason rankings, 5 of 7 UNCC teams picked to win conference

Charlotte Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Wolfpack blanks Bulldogs
  Brackman pitches 5 shutout innings.
-Sendek, Sun Devils try to stay upbeat
  Arizona State still winless in Pac-10.

NASCAR: Five for the 500
  Things to watch early that might determine who wins or loses the Daytona 500
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

February 17, 2007

Charlotte was George Mason, 30 years sooner
Lexington Dispatch

Yow back on the sidelines, doing what she does best
ESPN.com

Bad break, good fortune
  Injury played a role in guard Dowdell joining Greenberg at Tech

Richmond Times Dispatch

No.1 Tigers cruise in diamond season opener
Anderson Independent

Roof will coach Duke's 'D'
  Earlier this month, Duke football coach Ted Roof let go of an offensive coach and a defensive coach, replacing them soon after with a pair of offensive coaches.
Durham Herald-Sun

Gamecocks struggling at home
  The home floor has been less than savory recently for South Carolina.
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Apps head to 'Big House' for opener
  Appalachian State will open the 2007 season Sept. 1 at one of the world's more recognizable sporting venues, Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich., capacity 107,501.
Greensboro News-Record

USC routs Liberty
  Gamecocks get early jump on Flames
Greenville (SC) News

From Columbia (SC) The State
-USC unveils new spice to raise money
  Seasoning from Fairplay grill owner to help scholarships, academic center
-Jones a Tiger after all
  Letter of intent ruling has Broom wide receiver heading to Clemson instead of Florida State

Jenkins comes up big for Eagles
  Winthrop's Michael Jenkins finished with 25 points, and led the Eagles to a huge win on Friday night, beating Missouri State 77-66 in the O'Reilly's ESPNU BracketBuster.
Rock Hill (SC) Herald

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-'Kay Yow Court' a lasting tribute to coach

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Barton is king of overtime
  The Barton College men's basketball team has done something not even Duke and North Carolina have managed.

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UNC-CH's Woodard dazzles in opener
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Williams a finalist for Hall
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Chief Illiniwek to get one last hail

February 16, 2007

WVU football game at USF moved to Friday
  Mountaineers face Bulls Friday, Sept. 28th, six days after hosting ECU

Charleston (WV) Gazette

Cox denied admission to Clemson
  Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy tailback Jo Jo Cox has been denied admission to Clemson University, ending a saga that sparked a firestorm over Clemson’s admissions policies on Internet message boards and elsewhere.
Anderson Independent

IPTAY chief concerned over recruiting controversy
  Some supporters feel academic review committee eroding football's competitive edge
Greenville (SC) News

From the Virginian Pilot
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ODU football good for local talent, and vice versa
  Despite the glut of college football teams already mining the talent-rich Hampton Roads recruiting market, area high school coaches believe there's room for another high-quality local program.
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ODU's Wilder lays out his vision for football program
-Way too soon to say Wilder will be good head coach

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panel to study 49ers football
  Outgoing UNC Charlotte trustees Chairman Mac Everett will quarterback a citizens panel that will study what it would take to start a football team at the school.
-Save the drama, NASCAR teams cheat -- all of them

NASCAR: Gordon wins qualifier, fails inspection
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Weary, ailing Pack getting defensive
-Heels eye a return to Omaha
-NHL: Losses mounting for Canes
-Bruins foil Sun Devils
  UCLA rally sends Sendek's team to 15th consecutive loss, winless in PAC-10

From Columbia (SC) The State
-Junior college transfer a big hit for Gamecocks
-Clemson 2007 baseball preview

A winter of disinterest for UNCW basketball
Wilmington Star News

February 15, 2007

NCAA goes back on rule changes
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Water damage, Amato firing costly

  The water damage to N.C. State's Murphy Center early in the 2006 football season and the firing of Wolfpack coach Chuck Amato after the season proved to be costly.

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Tailgating at N.C. State? Our readers respond
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UNC-CH process the same
  Admission standards under Davis no different than Bunting.

Deacs pull one out
  Wake Forest tops Clemson 67-65; Visser scores 21

W
inston Salem-Journal

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Devils defrost in Boston
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Tar Heels aiming for another trip to Omaha

Maryland runs by uninspired State
Fayetteville Observer

Eagles clinch at least a tie for Big South title
  Winthrop improved to 12-0 in the league, the best start in conference history, and 22-4 overall.

Rock Hill (SC) Herald

From the Charlotte Observer
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SENT PACKING
  Michael Waltrip's new Nextel Cup team was fined $100,000 -- the largest fine in NASCAR history -- on Wednesday as a result of violations relating to the fuel used in the No. 55 Toyota in Daytona 500 qualifying.

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Bobcats efficient at both ends of court
  Charlotte punishes Chicago for overplaying strong side of floor

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Petrino to give Vick more responsibility

Untimely fouls deny Seahawks the chance at an upset
Wilmington Star News

February 14, 2007

Twice as nice
  VA Tech sweeps Tar Heels thanks to an OT win at the Dean Dome

Roanoke Times

Basketball fortunes can turn quickly, even in Big 4
Wilmington Star News

Clemson commits to reviewing athletic admissions process
  After a week of controversy and questions about how Clemson University treats the admission of borderline football student-athletes through an advisory committee, Clemson president James Barker said Tuesday evening that the university would soon begin a “thorough review” of its admissions process.

Anderson Independent Mail

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
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Clemson will review admissions process
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Beamer joins USC's football staff
  Beamer, 29, the son of Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer, will presumably replace Dave Wommack as the Gamecocks' outside linebackers coach.

Wolfpack academics improving
  N.C. State continues to show a slight improvement in the three-year Academic Progress Rate for football and men's basketball.

Raleigh News & Observer

Four lorn- Blue Devils look to rebound in Beantown
Durham Herald-Sun

UNCG must play on without suspended Hines
Greensboro News-Record

ODU beats Hofstra in CAA showdown
The Virginian Pilot

NASCAR penalizes four Nextel Cup teams
  Crew chiefs suspended for violations at Daytona; points also deducted

W
inston Salem-Journal

February 13, 2007

Clemson new No. 1 ... without playing
  The Tigers took over the top spot when preseason No. 1 Rice, went 1-3 last week, moving up just as they did last season when preseason No. 1 Texas stumbled.

Spartanburg Herald Journal

AARC takes issue with critics
  As fans vent over rejection of recruits, committee explains how coaches control the timetable

Columbia (SC) The State

Early signing day subject of debate
Greenville (SC) News

No Hines? No problem. UNCG rallies after star's meltdown
Greensboro News-Record

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Top 25 without Duke- It's been a while ... 'til now
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Hokies can expect Heels' best shot
  Virginia Tech beat UNC-CH 94-88 at Cassell Coliseum one month ago today

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tighter but lighter gear
  The NHL and Reebok spent two and a half years designing a new "uniform system" and have sent prototypes to more than half of the league's teams to try out in practice.
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Cheats deserve the boot
  NASCAR should embrace integrity.
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Bickerstaff's future with Bobcats murky
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MEAC eyes RBC for more

ODU's Wilder lays out vision for program
The Virginian Pilot

Friars molded project into a big-time scorer
Wilmington Star News

February 12, 2007

Academics, athletics battle could get dirty
  It isn’t as simple as two talented football players being denied admission to Clemson University.No Hines- No problem. UNCG rallies after star's meltdown

Anderson Independent Mail

Duke drops fourth straight
Durham Herald-Sun

Sigh of relief
  After two straight days of relying on late rallies, Sunday was just what Winthrop needed.

Rock Hill (SC) Herald

ODU men narrow the gap with league-leading VCU
The Virginian Pilot

Spurrier denies Rumph rumors
  Ballcoach not trying to hire Clemson assistant

Columbia (SC) The State

Crisp lifts USC in 11th inning
  Andrew Crisp had a career-high five hits, including the game-winning RBI single in the top of the 11th inning, to lead South Carolina to a 9-8 win against UNC Wilmington in the final game of the Hughes Bros. Challenge on Sunday.

Spartanburg Herald Journal

Gamecocks clip Seahawks
Wilmington Star News

Three NASCAR teams are facing penalties for 'aerodynamic violations'
  Kenseth, Kahne have their qualifying times thrown out; Waltrip's Toyota is impounded

W
inston Salem-Journal

 

February 18, 2007

From conferenceusa.com
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SMU Wins 2007 C-USA Swimming & Diving Championship
-Moore, Puckett Leads Tulane Past Marshall on the Road, 73-65
-Tulsa Collects Road Win At UTEP, 66-51
-Southern Miss Uses 4-Spot In Ninth Inning To Down Louisville, 6-5

Douglas-Roberts scores winning bucket in OT
Memphis Commercial Appeal

No. 8 Memphis 78, Gonzaga 77 OT
tulanegreenave.com

Gonzaga's big effort unrewarded
tulanegreenave.com

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-Football schedule iffy because of television concerns
 
When it comes to Southern Miss' 2007 football schedule, mixing and matching opponents with television and available dates has been a little like fitting square pegs into round holes.
-USM overcomes Louisville on Ewing's 9th-inning, 2-run single

From the Hattiesburg American
-Eagles win brawl game
-Lady Eagles snare important conference victory

Blazers stumble down stretch
Birmingham News

Houston holds on to defeat Blazers
The Decatur Daily

From the Houston Chronicle
-Rice bats come to life in easy win
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Owls are beaten from the foul line and on the boards
-Second effort keys UH victory

UCF stops Rice 74-63
Orlando Sentinel

From the El Paso Times
-Tulsa topples UTEP- final 66 to 51
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UTEP flat at start and end of match with Tulsa

Late run propels Tulane past Marshall
New Orleans Times Picayune

Herd falls to Tulane, 73-65
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Tulane sinks Herd 73-65
Charleston (WV) Gazette

12-Run Third Propels Baseball To 20-5 Win Over North Florida
tulanegreenave.com

February 17, 2007

SMU's Epps kicked off basketball team
  The news keeps getting worse for the SMU men's basketball team, which plays East Carolina at 7 pm today.

Dallas Morning News

From conferenceusa.com
-Feb. 17 Men's Basketball Notebook

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2007 C-USA Swimming and Diving Championship Day Three Results
-Baseball Blanks Southern Illinois 9-0 in Day One of Coca-Cola Classic

49ers down No. 7 Rice in 11
Orange County Register

From the Birmingham News
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Blazers must maneuver up ladder for postseason bid
  The Conference USA Tournament is still nearly three weeks away but the UAB men's basketball team has already taken a one-and-done approach.

-Points are nice, but Guzman prefers winning
  It's easy to be impressed with the offensive numbers compiled on the basketball court this season by UAB point guard Carmen Guzman.

It's better late than never for TU's Moore
  Wave's senior guard becomes long-awaited 3-point threat

New Orleans Times Picayune

Marshall looks to even league log vs. Tulane
  Yes, the sole focus of Marshall University men's basketball is tonight's opponent, the Tulane Green Wave. That hasn't stopped players and coaches, however, from a healthy amount of scoreboard watching.

Beckley Register-Herald

Herd focused on Tulane, climbing C-USA standings
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall needs better effort vs. Tulane
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Eagles open with a bang
  There were nothing but smiles inside Pete Taylor Park on Friday - at least for those wearing black and gold.

Hattiesburg American

UH men remain cold on shots; star Lafayette is coldest
Houston Chronicle

No. 8 Tigers at Gonzaga
Memphis Commercial Appeal

February 16, 2007

From conferenceusa.com
-2007 C-USA Swimming and Diving Championship Day Two Results
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With a School-Record Four-Straight Regional Appearances, Golden Eagles Target and Aim For Next Level Of Achievement
-Tulane Women's Basketball Survives at Marshall For 10th-Straight Win

Wave eager to rebound
  The first week of the baseball season certainly didn't turn out the way Tulane Coach Rick Jones and his players had planned.

New Orleans Times Picayune

USM eager to begin season
Biloxi Sun Herald

Eagles' Burger eager to bury injury problems
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Eagles rout Pirates to clinch winning season
  Southern Miss clinches their first winning season since 2000-01.

Hattiesburg American

Herd baseball ready to hit field
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

A guiding hand for Tigers
  Streets Ministries founder's mission grows from van to Tiger locker room

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Hurricane spring practice dates set
Tulsa World

February 15, 2007

From conferenceusa.com
-2007 C-USA Swimming and Diving Championship Day One Results
-Brian Mackin Named UAB Athletics Director

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2008 C-USA Men's Basketball Championship to Return to Memphis
-Cougars Fall At Home To South Alabama
-Herd Outlasts Mustangs 52-49
-Memphis Downs Tulsa, 69-52
-Moore Ties Career High with 22 Points in Tulane's 86-80 Victory over UCF
-UAB Tops Rice at Home, 83-74

West sets hiring timetable
  Wants to name defensive coach by end of next week

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Not pretty, but an important win for Herd
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Hey, Sweetie, it’sa win
Charleston (WV) Gazette

SMU men struggle in loss to Marshall
Dallas Morning News

From the Houston Chronicle
-S. Alabama takes advantage of UH's cold shooting

  If the Houston Cougars held any hope of at least entering the discussion of possible bubble teams for the NCAA Tournament, they needed a good win or two somewhere along the line late in the regular season. No luck Wednesday night.

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UAB turns back Rice despite Almond's 28
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SMU gets off to fast start at C-USA swim meet
  Mustangs, Rice swim 1-2 in relays to open C-USA meet..."Right now, we're really trying to push (ahead) of UH and East Carolina, because, honestly, those are the teams we're going to be duking it out with for second place," Rice women's coach Seth Huston said

Blazers turn up heat to cook Rice
Birmingham News

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-Green Wave seems to find comfort zone
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Wave trying to attain bigger goal
  If Tulane and East Carolina win tonight, the Green Wave would have to win its next game to gain the first-round bye. Tulane plays the Lady Pirates on Saturday.

Rub that rabbit's foot; USM just might make the NIT field
Hattiesburg American
(02.14.07)

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers grinding it out
  U of M outlasts Golden Hurricane as Anderson returns

-Memphis to keep C-USA tourney

February 14, 2007

From conferenceusa.com
-Cougars Rally for Big Win vs. Sam Houston State
-Rice Hangs On To Edge Texas-San Antonio, 4-3

-Marshall Returns Home For Date With SMU
-Special Presentation Of Memphis vs. Tulsa Men's Basketball To Be Made Available Nationwide
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Special Presentation Of UAB vs. Houston Men's Basketball To Be Made Available Nationwide

Mackin to be Blazers' next AD
  Brian Mackin will become UAB's new athletics director, perhaps as early as today.

Birmingham News

HOME SWEET HOME
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Mustangs set to play at Marshall for first time
Dallas Morning News

Tulsa may offer test for Tigers
  U of M's competition hasn't been very competitive lately

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Miners seek solution to recent swoon
El Paso Times

Rice rides Tacker's relief to 4-3 win
Houston Chronicle

February 13, 2007

From conferenceusa.com
-2007 C-USA Swimming and Diving Championship Begins Today
-Men's Basketball Notebook

  Eleven teams gear up for Valentine's Day match-ups, with five conference games and Houston hosting South Alabama in a non-conference contest.
-Softball Notebook

  All nine Conference USA softball teams began play last weekend, with Houston picking up at win over No. 11 Michigan.
-Baseball Notebook

  Three more Conference USA teams make their season debuts this weekend.
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Mustangs Face Marshall On The Road Wednesday Night
-Memphis Basketball Notes
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Tulane Men's Hoops to Host C-USA Second Place Team UCF This Wednesday

SMU's Doherty hungry to regain coaching success
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers unlikely to get full Griz payment
  U of M risks falling short in attendance, losing $100,000
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Grisham featured at Tigers' baseball banquet

UCF football looks for immediate impact from signees
Orlando Sentinel

February 12, 2007

From conferenceusa.com
-Weekend Baseball Roundup

  Three C-USA Teams Post Wins over Ranked Teams
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UCF Baseball Plates Seven Unanswered Runs in 8-6 Win Over No. 15 TCU
-Owls Fall To 4-2 In Houston College Classic Finale
-Tulane Baseball Falls In Senator's Cup Series Finale To Southeastern Louisiana, 4-0
-Men's Basketball Weekend Round-Up

  Memphis improved to 11-0 in Conference play as the Tigers won their 13th straight game and 27th straight at the FedExForum
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UH To Celebrate
-C-USA Women's Basketball Roundups

  ECU's Jasmine Young scored the game winning basket as time expired. Pirates win thriller over host Tulsa, 62-61, on ESPN2.
-Weekend Softball Roundup

Around Conference USA -Basketball
USA Today

From the Houston Chronicle
-Ags send Owls to worst baseball start in 7 years
-UH goes out with whimper (11-1 to ASU)
-UH bows out from Classic with 11-1 loss to ASU

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Not so different
  DeAngelo Williams, the most prolific running back in University of Memphis football history, acknowledges his first season in the NFL came with its share of surprises.

-U of M's Willis gets confidence with time

'06 signees could still make impact for Herd
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Word to the Wise
  USM rebuilding with flashy freshman guard
Jackson Clarion Ledger