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East Carolina


Conference USA

November 18, 2007
Married to a Scorpio Support Day
Birthday - Mickey Mouse

-BVL: ECU rally Flames out at buzzer
C-USA Football Standings, Scores, Schedule

Men's Basketball Falls To Liberty On Buzzer Beater Putback

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Knights get victory, hurt ECU's title chances
Pirates fall short at home against Liberty

-Capital questions are central elements of East Carolina's new master plan

Liberty edges Pirates on last-second hoop
New Bern Sun Journal

Buzzer Beater Lifts Liberty Over Conference USA’s East Carolina, 55-53

Giving Thanks
Volunteers help gridiron stars' holiday project

Winston Salem Journal

November 13-17, 2007

NOV. 17, 2007
-Bradsher: The Bradsher Beat
McCarthy's influence taking hold
NOV. 16, 2007

WNCT: Talk of the Town
NOV. 15, 2007
-Myatt: View from the 'ville
Eyes of Pirate Nation turn to Texas

NOV. 14,
Deja vu for Pirates
WNCT: Tailgate (Mike Perry, Kevin Monroe)
WNCT: TOT (Sharon Baldwin-Tener)
NOV. 13,
-Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
That’s why they play the game

WNCT: Bailey (Mack McCarty, G. Thomas, B. Eason)
WNCT: TOT (Denny O'Brien & Others)

-Late Free Throws Lift Long Island to 66-65 Victory Over East Carolina
-Volleyball's Season Ends In C-USA Tournament Quarterfinal
-Baseball Announces 2009 Signing Class
-Wernert Earns First-Team All-Conference USA Honors
-Pirates Drop Overtime Thriller To Richmond
-Jean Best Signs With Lady Pirates

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-C-USA race out of ECU's control today
-Pirates entertain Flames
-Johnson's NFL dream alive and well
-Making special teams special
-ECU shows both sides during loss
-Hurting Pirates return to football practice
-Pirate men fall to Spiders in overtime again
-Second-half run lifts ODU past ECU women
-Pirates play waiting game

ECU gets much-needed bye week
The East Carolinian

November 12, 2007
Veteran Day (observed)

-BVL: Denny O'Brien's Harris BCS Poll Ballot
Bowl Championship Series Standings

Lady Pirates Open 2007-08 Season With 97-52 Drumming Of Presbyterian

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-ECU no longer the shepherd, just one of the herd
-Season-opening domination
After slow start, Pirates power to blowout win

Analysis- Pirates unable to slow Herd’s thunder
New Bern Sun Journal

McCarthy gets win in East Carolina debut
Washington Daily News

Marshall defense stymies ECU
Charleston Daily Mail

Surprise- Herd effort was no shock to visiting Pirates
Huntington Herald-Dispatch


November 18, 2007

Seniors go out in style- Deacons roll by Wolfpack, clinch another bowl bid
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Streak stops with Wake
The Deacs' strong Senior Day showing includes 84-yard rushing effort by Cary's Josh Adams

-For Heels, one record matters
UNC falls to 0-6 on road after yet another close defeat.

-A lost opportunity
Duke plays Notre Dame even for most of the first half, then lets it slip away in the final 1:17 of the half. 'It was certainly a great opportunity for us that didn't work out,' coach Ted Roof says.

-Redskins' Springs will play with a heavy heart

WVU, Cincinnati combine for 842 yards
Charleston Gazette

No. 18 Boston College 20, No. 15 Clemson 17- Tigers lose a heartbreaker
Anderson Independent

Appalachian State claims share of crown
Fayetteville Observer

November 12, 2007

Clemson football facing a program-defining week
Anderson Independent

Another bowl game within reach for Rutgers
Daily Record (NJ)

Carolina crumbles at crunch time
Charlotte Observer


November 18, 2007

Nov. 17 Football Roundup
Forte' Makes Conference History; UCF remained in control of its own destiny to host the C-USA Championship Game with a 49-34 victory at SMU.

2007 Bowl Projections ... Nov. 18
College Football News

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-Forté hits 2,007 yards as TU wins 2nd in row
Running back scores 5 TDs in Wave's victory over Rice

-Forté's 'wildest dream' comes true

Strong first half keys UCF's win against SMU
Orlando Sentinel

From the Dallas Morning News
-SMU can't contain UCF back
-Bennett's home finale more of the same
-SMU men drop to 0-3 after blowout loss

From the Hattiesburg American
-Giannini says conference is in good shape
With the UTEP game in the books, the Southern Miss football team has now played every team within Conference USA since realignment took place three years ago.

-Crucial victory
The Southern Miss football team walked away from a wild West Texas affair with a 56-30 victory over UTEP and the all-important sixth win Saturday night, making the Golden Eagles bowl-eligible.

From the Jackson Clarion Ledger
-USM Football- Eagle on the loose
-Fletcher romps for career high
-Notebook- Wacky turn of events gives Eagles early TD

Miners lose fifth straight game
El Paso Times

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Victory guarantees U of M one of C-USA's six postseason berths
-Early performance shows what Tigers need to do this year
-Douglas-Roberts leads way as Tigers defeat Huskies

UAB football team loses "Battle for the Bones' to Memphis
Birmingham News

Keenum leads Houston past Marshall 35-28
Charleston Gazette

Houston holds off determined Herd team
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Houston Chronicle
-UH holds off Marshall 35-28, needs Rice to win
-Tulane all over Rice in 45-31 victory
-C-USA- Central Florida clinch share of East Division title

Hurricane marches past Black Knights
Tulsa World

November 12, 2007

Knights gearing up for championship run at SMU
Orlando Sentinel

Knights can't kick back yet
Florida Sun Sentinel

Marshall controls ball in game defining 'character'
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Two-quarterback offense indicative of plan for season
Birmingham News

SMU men fall to Alabama State
Dallas Morning News