Three-Pointer Lifts ECU To 61-60 Win Over Georgetown
Gabriela Husarova's three-pointer
with 51 seconds to play proved to be the game winner as East Carolina
held on to defeat Big East foe Georgetown 61-60 Saturday afternoon in
the opening round of the 2007 Hokie Hardwood Classic
Basketball Upset By NAIA Member Lee
Ricky Harper's lay-up beat the
final buzzer and lifted NAIA member Lee University to a 77-75 upset
victory over East Carolina inside Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum on
Flames too hot for Pirates
A team some East Carolina players
had never heard of before made plenty of noise on the Minges Coliseum
Greenville Daily Reflector
Hartman likes happy ending
Spending nearly a week in Hawaii
and kicking the game-winning field goal on the final play of the game is
about as good as it gets.
December 29, 2007
Saint Thomas of Canterbury Feast Day
Tick Tock Day
Anniversary - YMCA
Birthday - President Andrew Johnson (17th President)
Bowl victory aids ECU's resurgence
One week removed, ECU's victory
against nationally ranked Boise State in the Hawai'i Bowl still
resonates among Pirate Nation.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
ECU awaits 2nd dose of Flames
Another wave of Flames is set to
invade Minges Coliseum and East Carolina is hoping for better results
this time around.
Greenville Daily Reflector
Lady Pirates Set To Participate in
Hokie Hardwood Classic
The East Carolina women's
basketball squad hits the road for the final two contests of 2007 as
they participate in the Hokie Hardwood Classic hosted by Virginia Tech.
The Lady Pirates face Georgetown Saturday at 1:00 p.m. and will play
either Furman or Virginia Tech on Sunday. ecupirates.com
December 28, 2007
Childermas/Holy Innocents Day
No Interruptions Day
Pledge of Allegiance Day
Birthday - President Woodrow Wilson (28th President)
the Greenville Daily Reflector
Skip Holtz and East Carolina
placekicker Ben Hartman had a familiar exchange in the dying seconds of
the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl Sunday night inside Aloha Stadium.
Fans greet returning Pirates in
Kinston, in Greenville and in between
Happy holidays, indeed
About 50 UNC-Wilmington fans gave
coach Benny Moss a zealous round of applause when he emerged from the
Minges Coliseum press room Saturday night, a half-hour after guiding the
Seahawks to a 71-67 victory over East Carolina. Wilmington Star-News
the Memphis Commercial Appeal
time for Tigers to relax
wear UCF bull's-eye
"We played some good defenses,"
Smith said. "I can compare Mississippi State's defense to Southern Miss'
defense. Not statistically, but just the way they play and the way they
crowd around the ball. I think East Carolina had a tough defense. They
had a stout defense with some big guys in the front seven.
Two workhorse running backs will be
featured in this one as UCF brings the NCAA's leading rusher, Kevin
Smith, to the table while Mississippi State counters with Anthony Dixon.
Bowl: TCU vs. Houston
June Jones says he's not interested in
Hawaii football coach June Jones
has declared he is not interested in the coaching opening at SMU,
according to a report in The Honolulu Advertiser.
Dallas Morning News
New facilities add weight to recruiting
The progress that UAB
administration promised is no longer just a fancy drawing on a piece of
paper. And for that UAB Athletics Director Brian Mackin is thankful.
Future in limbo for Thurmond, staff
after Texas Bowl
Chris Thurmond and his staff are
busy getting Houston prepared for Friday's game against TCU, with no
guarantee they will have jobs next season as assistants for new head
coach Kevin Sumlin Houston Chronicle
Tulane's Cowen spearheaded new bowl
Cowen organized the Presidential
Coalition for Athletics Reform, which managed to reach an agreement for
easier access for the five non-Bowl Championship Series conference teams
to reach the BCS bowls, plus a bigger share of the financial pie. New Orleans Times Picayune
MAN OF HIS WORD
Southern Miss football coach Larry
Fedora brings passion and desire to his new job. Now, the new Golden
Eagles coach is ready to take the same intensity to the field since the
Jeff Bower Era ended last weekend.
Biloxi Sun Herald
Southern Miss men's basketball
coach Larry Eustachy didn't get much time to enjoy the Eagles'
Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic dominance.
season simply didn't go as planned
The Southern Miss football team set
out this season with expectations of a Conference USA championship and a
trip to the Liberty Bowl.