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Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

November 30, 2008

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
ECU, Tulsa to Tangle for Title
-BVL:
Pirates reverse fortunes against Winthrop

From ecupirates.com
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ECU, Tulsa To Meet In C-USA Title Game
 
Pirates and Golden Hurricane Will Kick Off Saturday At 12 Noon EST
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ECU Wins Nailbiter Against Winthrop
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Lady Pirates Fall To Aggies

ECU’s young wide receivers coming of age
Washington Daily News

CUSA East champion East Carolina thrashes Miners
Goldsboro News Argus

Tulsa wins West, will host ECU
Raleigh News & Observer

Eagles fall to Pirates; losing streak now at 5
Rock Hill Herald

East Carolina vs. Winthrop - Recap - November 29, 2008
ESPN (AP)

Herd fan strikes friendship with ECU chancellor
Huntington Herald Dispatch

November 29, 2008

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
ECU-UTEP Game Center
-O'Brien:
Seniors raised the bar
-Myatt:
Pirates hit stride for C-USA final
-BVL:
ECU-UTEP Box Score
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
BVL Audio:
Replay Skip Holtz post-game presser
Talk FM: Replay Post-game Call-in Show

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Roll Past Miners On Senior Day, 53-21
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Lady Pirates Fly Past Eagles, 98-39

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates close regular season with big win
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Younger players show skills in Pirates' romp over UTEP
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Simmons shines in final home game
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No pressure, no problem
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Pirates stomp N.C. Central

Pirates' offense finds its rhythm in blowout
Raleigh News & Observer

East Carolina romps in league title game tune-up
Norfolk Virginian Pilot (AP)

The Pirates enter the C-USA title game with a full head of steam
collegefootballnews.com

Pirates dominate UTEP in regular-season finale
Kinston Free Press

From the Washington Daily News
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Pirates clobber Miners
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ECU offense finally gets rolling
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Pirates to take on Winthrop tonight

From the El Paso Times
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ECU dashes UTEP Miners' bowl hopes
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Miners spread out their scoring
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UTEP loses season finale; Price- I thought we were ready to play

Miners Fall to Pirates on the Road
utepathletics.com

EAST CAROLINA (4-1) AT WINTHROP (1-4)
Charlotte Observer

Eagles look to get back into win column
Rock Hill (SC) Herald

November 28, 2008
Black Friday
Pirate Gameday

Monroe: Kevin's Keys to the Game
Bonesville.net

UTEP @ East Carolina
weather.com

From ecupirates.com
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Pirate Football Gameday Central
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Lady Pirates Host Lady Pirate Invitational

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-No Black Friday for Pirates
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Holtz mulls over options in kicking game
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Lady Pirate Invitational tips off today at Minges

From the Washington Daily News
-Pirates prepared for final home contest
-A look at ECU vs. UTEP

With title in hand, Pirates play host to UTEP
Kinston Free Press

Pirates’ seniors saying goodbye
Jacksonville Daily News

Friday's UTEP-East Carolina game
Fayetteville Observer

UTEP at ECU
Raleigh News & Observer

ECU might rest against UTEP
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

From the El Paso Times
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Game has a decided East-West flavor to it
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Miners have much at stake

Weekend Preview
USA Today

Johnson, White run wild against Lions
sportingnews.com

Key play- Chris Johnson's 58-yard TD run
Detroit News

November 27, 2008
Thanksgiving

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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ECU counts injuries... and blessings

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Bob's Turkey)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates enjoy pre-Thanksgiving meal
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Point, counterpoint- Guards shine in ECU-VCU game

Texas-El Paso (5-6) at East Carolina (7-4)
Charlotte Observer (Sports Network)

From the El Paso Times
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Skip Holtz proud of injury-riddled East Carolina
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Miner notes- Trevor Vittatoe impressed Holtz last season

Copper thankful to overcome injury
Washington Daily News

CBSC Broadcast of ECU-UTEP Available Online
ecupirates.com

November 26, 2008

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
Pirates foil VCU in overtime
Talk FM: Talk of the Town

From ecupirates.com
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Men's Basketball Tops VCU in Overtime, 93-90
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Rams Hold Off Lady Pirates

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirate men ram home OT win
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Pirates look to bulk up ground game

From the Washington Daily News
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Pirates win overtime thriller
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Lady Pirates fall in OT

Pirates upset VCU in overtime
Kinston Free Press

Pirates win in OT
Fayetteville Observer (AP)

Maynor scores 35 but VCU loses 93-90
Richmond Times Dispatch

Pirates produce suspenseful season
Raleigh News & Observer

November 25, 2008

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Holtz to deploy all able bodies
BVL Audio: Skip Holtz Weekly Press Conference
Talk FM: Monday QB (D. Ledford, M. Golden)

From ecupirates.com
-Men's Basketball Renews Series With VCU Tuesday
-Weekly Press Luncheon Quotes
-Pirate Gameday Central

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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McCarthy takes on former team tonight
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Pirates ready for UTEP despite injured list

From the Washington Daily News
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ECU looks to rebound against Rams
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Holtz happy with his ugly baby
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Pirates on the road to respectability

From the Kinston Free Press
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Pirates relishing hard-earned division title
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VCU visits Pirates today

Pirates prepare for meaningless game in standings
Durham Herald-Sun (AP)

CFB -- Unit Report
Pro Fantasy Sports

November 24, 2008

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 364
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Patchwork Pirates a resilient bunch

-BVL:
BCS Standings
-BVL:
Harris, AP and Coaches Polls
-BVL:
Denny O'Brien's Harris Poll ballot

Pirates Conclude Competition At Gamecock Inivitational
ecupirates.com

Humble Holtz has delivered the real
Greenville Daily Reflector

East Carolina Clipboard
Raleigh News & Observer

East Carolina - Team Notes
USA Today

 

November 30, 2008

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-College football success about $, not X's and O's
-MSU head football coach Sylvester Croom resigns
-Tennessee sends Fulmer out with 28-10 win over Kentucky

MISS. STATE FOOTBALL-Search begins today
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Wolfpack bowls over Canes
-Wolfpack now waits for bowl
-Tar Heels, Yates get back to winning
-Bowling feels fine to Heels
-Eagles in ACC title game

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Goddard's interception seals UNC-CH win
-Healthy Lewis comes close

James Madison knocks out Wofford
Spartanburg Herald-Dispatch

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Mountaineers win
-Deacons defeat Commodores, now wait

Wake boosts bowl prospects
Greensboro News Record

From the Roanoke Times
-Tech's Taylor-made title
-Virginia Tech's Glennon enjoys cheers
-Defense stingy in second half of UVa-Virginia Tech game
-Hall shows UVa what it's missed
-Pick victimizes Virginia QB Verica again
-Sintim backs UVa's Groh

From the Columbia (SC) State
-Swinney gets job done
-Morris- Amid Spurrier's rust, in Dabo Tigers trust
-Web projections find USC in familiar bowl

Tiger players convinced Swinney is the right man for the job
Anderson Independent

From the Charlotte Observer
-The Draw'to remember
-Panthers-Packers preview
-Panthers, Packers at turning point
-Celtics feed off Bobcats turnovers

November 29, 2008

From the Beckley (WV) Register-Herald
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Another Pitt-fall for WVU
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QB takes blame, but he’s earned a free pass

Time to turn the page at ND?
South Bend Tribune

Chip Kelly to interview for Syracuse head coaching position?
The Oregonian

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Read the N&O's preview of today's games (PDF)
-How State saved a season
-Hard work, improved health boost Wolfpack
-Duke-UNCCH game not so gloomy
-Cutcliffe means what he says
-Thomas powers Blue Devils

Blue Devils, Tar Heels throw out record book
Durham Herald-Sun

Miami Hurricanes have a lot to play for in finale
Miami Herald

There’s a lot at stake for Virginia and Virginia Tech
Lynchburg News and Advance

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Vols reach tentative deal with Lane Kiffin
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Ole Miss hammers Mississippi State, 45-0, to win Egg Bowl

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Respect for the Rivalry- Tar Heels, Blue Devils have struggled in recent weeks
-Moore says Mountaineers not overconfident

From the Charlotte Observer
-Champs App State facing foe on winning streak
-Gamble signs 6-year extension
-Bobcats beat Pacers in OT
-Another late-game loss for 49ers

From the Columbia (SC) State
-Tall tasks await state teams
-USC vs. Clemson- 'You're reared' to hate the enemy’

From the Greenville (SC) News
-A lot rides on this Clemson-USC game
-Terriers face tough draw in first round

November 28, 2008

This time, the Brawl is personal
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

ACC Week 14 Expanded Preview Blog
collegefootballnews.com

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Improved helmets a plus for Wolfpack
-Wilson eyeing bowl, baseball
-Hansbrough's legs, game appear to be healthy
-Canes looking for answers

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Deacons hold on to nip Titans- Wake Forest hits late free throws in victory over Cal State Fullerton
-Two Ends in Sight- Fletcher and Tanyi, pressed into duty, have helped Mountaineers' defensive line

Clemson's coaching uncertainty distinguishes rival game
Greenville (SC) News

Cremins takes chance to build program
 
Armed with a new arena, veteran coach charts a course for consistent success

Columbia (SC) State

Seahawks aim for Texas twostep
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
-What will Charlotte's sports future look like in 5 years?
-Panthers wary of Packers' loss
-No thanks to panicky fandom
-Cold 49ers fall hard

November 27, 2008

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Turkey day TV
-Yates gets starting nod at QB
-Coach defends bizarre strategy against Davidson
-Heels race by Irish

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-So why exactly is Tech starting Taylor on Saturday?
-The Giants' defensive front poses key test for Redskins

From the Anderson Independent
-Clemson eyeing Calhoun, Patterson for coaching vacancy
-After ugly season, Tigers excited about bowl possibilities

Clemson candidate search moves ahead
Greenville (SC) News

USC vs Clemson- Will Saturday's game come down to a field goal?
Columbia (SC) State

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Plenty of Support
-Quinn trying to focus on football

From the Charlotte Observer
-Wolfpack to practice through Thanksgiving
-Bobcats unable to slow Raptors, Bosh

November 26, 2008

Irish in a new bowling league
 
How about Notre Dame vs. East Carolina in Texas Bowl?

South Bend Tribune

MTSU likes bowl chances if it wins
The Tennessean

NC State pummels cold-shooting Winthrop men's basketball team
 
The Eagles finally get a home game on Saturday, facing East Carolina at 7 in the Winthrop Coliseum.

Rock Hill (SC) Herald

Pat Forde- Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow
ESPN

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Wolfpack clips Eagles' wings
-Heels blow past Ducks
-ACC Now looks at N.C. State, UNC-CH's QB questions
-Career-ending spine injury jolts Paschal
-Tar Heels' chances for Chick-fil-A slim
-Young says he'll be back
-Bobcats' ratings down 65 percent
 
Anyone watching the Charlotte Bobcats?

Cutcliffe- Lewis set to play vs. Heels
Durham Herald-Sun

Davidson routs Loyola 78-48
 
In a bizarre game that saw the nation's leading scorer go scoreless and attempt only three shots because of constant double teams, the Wildcats still overwhelmed Loyola (Md.) 78-48 on Tuesday in the consolation round of the NIT Season Tip-Off.

Charlotte Observer

Cavs, Hokies rivals that are miles apart
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Roanoke Times
-Deal...or no deal?
 
This week, Tech coach Frank Beamer named Tyrod Taylor the starter for Saturday's game against Virginia. Cue the spin, opinion and conjecture.

-Hokies muzzled by Beamer except 2
-Cavs speak fondly of Glennon

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-U.Va. ex-starting QB Sewell will rejoin program
-How does Tech keep winning with that offense?

Deacs know their shot at bowl is getting small
Winston Salem Journal

From the Columbia (SC) State
-Ticket sales strong despite seat license plan
 
92 percent of USC fans will pay to keep tickets

-Another fast team awaits USC
-Swinney eager for final act

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Phillips briefs Clemson Board of Trustee on football coach search
-Last-minute seats require faith, cash
-Tigers give Purnell his 100th win at school

Voice says it's time for college football playoffs
New Orleans Times Picayune

UNC-Wilmington can’t corral Texas A&M
Wilmington Star-News

November 25, 2008

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Pack pushing for win
-Wolfpack is on the right path
-Costner taking leadership role for Pack
-Green powers Heels
-ACC assessing bowl scenarios
-Hurricanes rally but come up short

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-Davis- 'It's up to us to fix us'
-Wolfpack trying for strong finish to 2008

Sugar Bowl set if Alabama's season sours
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Winthrop men's basketball team hopes to stop the bleeding vs. NC State
Rock Hill (SC) Herald

From the Charlotte Observer
-Augustin, Felton take down Philly
-Barr, Curry push Wildcats through
-Charlotte football hits 5,000 season ticket reservations

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-To get back into NFL, Vick might need Hail Mary pass
-Va. Tech coach limits media access so players keep focus

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Spurrier names Smelley starter against Clemson
-Clemson to face tough defense in Carolina
-Greenville (SC) could host ACC baseball tournament

Swinney eyeing Hutchinson, others for spot on potential coaching staff
Anderson Independent

Wofford looking forward to playing No. 1-ranked James Madison
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Why did NCAA slight Tribe?
Hampton Roads Daily Press

November 24, 2008

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-A week of ACC drama
 
With both division titles still up for grabs and N.C. State and Virginia looking to get to six wins and Clemson trying to get bowl-eligible as well, the last week of the ACC season is certainly overloaded with drama -- not to mention potential bowl implications.

-Late Hits: N.C. State perfect in state
-N.C. State-North Carolina Clipboard
-Heels aim to limit Hansbrough's time
-Smith learning to lead
-Canes start and stay flat

Smith gets vocal, leading Duke past Montana
Durham Herald-Sun

Panthers' 4th-quarter sizzle turns to fizzle
Charlotte Observer

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-Surviving in Seattle
-Snub mystifies Tribe coach

From the Winston Salem Journal
-Appalachian State to open playoffs against S.C. State
-Sorely Missed- Absence of key linemen has hurt WFU

From the Greenville (SC) News
-Falcons emerge from the shadows to enter playoff picture
-Clemson loses Sapp to knee injury

From the Anderson Independent
-Swinney focused on Gamecocks, not uncertain professional future
-Anderson man hopes to attend 63rd consecutive Clemson-USC football game
-Clemson's Memorial Stadium to host annual rivalry

From the Columbia (SC) State
-Rivalry game may not alter USC’s bowl
-Bulldogs, Terriers make FCS playoffs

Wofford will open FCS playoffs at James Madison
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Kent State too much for UNCW as 'Hawks fall on road
Wilmington Star-News

Bowl picture still cloudy for BSU
Idaho Press-Tribune

 

November 30, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
-Tulsa to Host East Carolina in 2008 C-USA Football Championship Game
-Saturday Football Roundup
 
Tulsa to Host East Carolina in C-USA Championship Game on December 6
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Marshall Comes Up Short in Senior Day Shootout
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Houston Topples North Texas
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Tulsa Drops 48-44 Decision to Illinois in South Padre Invitational Championship

From the Tulsa World
-Tulsa to play for C-USA title
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Tulsa wins, will host title game
-Marion nabs catch of destiny
-TU's defensive deja vu
-Graham's prediction was right
-TU: Quotable
-TU: Report card
-TU Notebook
-C-USA title game tickets available online Sunday
-TU: How they scored
-Graham's faith rooted in Hurricane
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Listen to an interview with TU quarterback David Johnson
-3 storylines: TU
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Illinois scrapes past Tulsa in final

Tulsa clinches division crown
NewsOK.com

Anderson plays well, but Herd falls 38-35
Beckley Register-Herald

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Kopp has final say in whether Snyder stays
-Anderson holds up under Tulsa pressure
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Defeat stamps season full of almosts

Marshall's season ends with close loss to Tulsa
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Houston Chronicle
-Rice flies off with Bayou Bucket, leaves UH lacking
-Justice- Bailiff's the right sheriff for Rice
-How's this for great Rice grads' gift- victory over UH
-Tulsa beats Marshall to clinch C-USA West
-Cougar football- Kelvis postgame
-Bayou Bucket- The aftermath

USM zaps SMU 28-12, becomes bowl eligible
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
-Next stop? Probably New Orleans
-Brown could face NCAA suspension

Eagles finish strong, earn bowl bid
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Dallas Morning News
-SMU kickoff returner sets NCAA mark
-More of the same for SMU

From the El Paso Times
-Young UTEP Miners have plenty to take from season
-Trevor Vittatoe on pace to break slew of records
-Rice denies Houston shot at C-USA title

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers blister Tulane
-Tigers-Green Wave postgame

Wave's woes continue in finale
New Orleans Times Picayune

UAB shuts out Central Florida 15-0
Birmingham News

From the Orlando Sentinel
-UAB shuts out UCF 15-0
-Sad, sore end to Joe Burnett's career
-UCF Coach George O'Leary postgame comments

November 29, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
-East Carolina Downs UTEP, 53-21 on Friday
-Memphis' Brandon Patterson is Two-Time Academic All-American
-UAB Closes 2008 Season Saturday at UCF

From the Houston Chronicle
-Bayou Bucket will test UH, Rice on pass defense
-Coogs' QB Keenum worth price of admission

Berth in league title game on line for TU today
NewsOK.com

From the Tulsa World
-3 storylines- TU
-Hurricane surges past the Aggies

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-This week in C-USA
-FIVE POINTS TO PONDER
-Herd seniors want a win
-Herd moving on after Powell dismissal
-Herd could pull the upset if Tulsa gets 'cute' but it's unlikely
-Marshall fans bid farewell to seniors during final home game

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-Hurricane warning
-Banged-up Herd hoping to bounce back
-Powell dismissed from MU basketball team

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers shoot for bowl
-Preview- Memphis vs. Tulane

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-Toledo still confident Wave will turn around
-TU INSIDER

From the Birmingham News
-UAB AT CENTRAL FLORIDA
-BLAZER BUZZ
-OH FOR NEW YORK

UCF-UAB game capsule
Orlando Sentinel

Can Eagles' D withstand Mustangs' pass attack?
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Win would put USM in bowl game
Hattiesburg American

SMU kickoff returner on verge of NCAA record
Dallas Morning News

UTEP Miners lose by three to Wake Forest
El Paso Times

November 28, 2008

Around Conference USA - Football
USA Today

C-USA Fearless Predictions
collegefootballnews.com

UH, Rice to settle who's best team on bayou Saturday
Houston Chronicle

Houston in driver's seat for West Division crown
Charleston (WV) Gazette

O-line flourishes behind 6 ironmen
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Final opportunity for UCF Knights' senior players
Orlando Sentinel

Senior Day goes beyond University of Memphis
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UAB junior college prospects show potential
Birmingham News

Wave's Vianney makes move
New Orleans Times Picayune

UTEP Miners knock off St. Mary's
El Paso Times

TU looks for fast start against A&M
Tulsa World

November 27, 2008

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-Bayou Bucket full of West title implications
-USM freshman ruled ineligible
-Davis proves a quick study in USM spread

Suspended senior won't play anymore
Hattiesburg American

Bowl outlook fuzzy even if Tigers win
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From conferenceusa.com
-Marshall Hosts High-Powered Golden Hurricane Saturday
-Golden Eagles Play for Bowl Eligibility Versus SMU in Regular Season Finale

Calabrese retains QB spot with UCF
Florida Today

From the Orlando Sentinel
-UCF Coach George O'Leary- Torrell Troup is defensive asset
-UCF runs out of gas at Ole Miss

Blazers wilt in the Garden
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Season ends with 'character game'
-MU Notebook- Tulsa defense bounced back from Houston game
-Marshall looks to rebound from trip

Small was always behind a star
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Tulsa World
-Hurricane assistant leading by example
-TU Notebook

SMU falls to TCU in the DFW Duel
Dallas Morning News

From the Houston Chronicle
-Sumlin, Baliff rivals on the field, fast friends off it
-Solomon- Rice recruit to be 1st Iranian to play NCAA hoops
-Bowl projections; men's hoops rumors

November 26, 2008

From utepathletics.com
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UTEP Football Notes/Game 12/East Carolina
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Mike Price Media Luncheon Excerpts

From the El Paso Times
-Miner notes- UTEP still looking for late-game run attack
-UTEP sophomore center fills in for star, comes up big
-UTEP headed to Anaheim for tournament

From the Tulsa World
-Tulsa must snap out of road funk
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Hurricane downed in NCAA game
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TU bowls over Eagles
 
TU polishes off North Carolina Central, 92-52
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C-USA Insider
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C-USA: Game of the week
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C-USA Power rankings

From the Houston Chronicle
-Seniors hope to bring Bayou Bucket back to Rice
-UH Notebook- Cavness a big part of Coogs’ sub assault

From the Birmingham News
-UAB Blazers get short break before taking on University of Central Florida
-Blazers meet Sooners in NIT Tip-off semis

From the Orlando Sentinel
-Knights Coach George O'Leary- There's no QB controversy
-UCF basketball, coming off upset win at New Mexico, looks to make more noise

Snyder praises Herd seniors, bids them farewell
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Cann probably not starting Saturday
-MU Notebook- Snyder salutes his outgoing senior class

Herd says goodbye to 14 seniors
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Hattiesburg American
-Star in the making
 
The Southern Miss coaching staff's main hope for quarterback Austin Davis entering this season is that he would simply manage the offense and not make the crucial mistakes.

-SMU game huge for Eagles
-Athletics, academics go together
-Golden Eagles snubbed in Conerly voting
-Split vote most likely hurt USM

Louisiana-Monroe 75, USM 57
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

SMU starting cornerback back at practice
Dallas Morning News

One little Tiger fan motivates lineman after ankle injury
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-Signs say more road closings for Tulane
-Wave rolls past Albany State

November 25, 2008

From the El Paso Times
-UTEP Miners take positives from loss at Houston
-Price- For 59 minutes, everything looked real good
-Miner notes- UTEP's Felix begins rehab after stroke
-UTEP punter receives C-USA honor
-UTEP football's regular season finale Friday to be on national TV
-UNLV pulls away late to beat UTEP

Mike Price Media Luncheon Excerpts
utepathletics.com

From conferenceusa.com
-C-USA Football Notebook
-C-USA Football Coaches' Press Conference Quotes- Week Thirteen
-November 24 Football Players of the Week
-Men's Basketball Notebook

Bulls Await Bowl Foe
 
The inaugural St. Petersburg Bowl (Dec. 20, 4:30 p.m., ESPN2) will pit USF against a Conference USA team, most likely East Carolina, Southern Miss or Memphis.  The Pirates are probably the least likely one to end up in St. Pete...

Tampa Tribune

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
-USM could get once-unlikely bowl berth
-Southern Miss beats Iona

From the Jackson Clarion Ledger
-Bowl talk can wait as USM focuses on SMU
-CB Willingham's status uncertain

SMU game huge for Eagles
Hattiesburg American

Rice Notebook- Expect high-scoring game with UH
Houston Chronicle

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers trying to refocus for bowl
-Tigers football notes: Steele's stomach troubles

Tulsa balances air show with strong running game
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Safety Johnson ready to wrap up Herd career
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Herd gets another upset chance
-MU Notebook- Marshall's offense will look to control the clock

From the Orlando Sentinel
-Top trainer was absent when UCF's Ereck Plancher collapsed
-UAB's coach lavishes praise on UCF
-UCF football aims to finish strong against UAB

Up close: John Warren
Tulsa World

UAB's freshman football players learn from playing earlier than anticipated
Birmingham News

Blazers lose final home game
UAB Kaleidoscope

Eagles hit road (again) to face Golden Hurricane
Durham Herald-Sun

November 24, 2008

From the El Paso Times
-UTEP Miners must bounce back for 3rd time
 
This team has risen from the dead twice and thinks it can do it again Saturday at East Carolina with a season on the line.

-Miner notes- UTEP lost despite being turnover-free
-WAC flashback- UTEP faces ex-conference foe UNLV

UAB's defense played better in loss to East Carolina than in win over Tulane
Birmingham News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Xavier hands Tigers first loss
-Misfiring on all cylinders costly to Calipari's crew

Memphis needs win in last game for bowl eligibility
sportingnews.com

From the Tulsa World
-Hurricane prepares for Herd
-TU wins in throwback fashion
-Win over Herd is next on list
-TU Notebook
-TU: Know The Foe

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Herd reflects on bowl-less season
-Ole Miss sends Marshall home with loss
-Herd was only winless team in Wilkes Classic
-Marco enduring ugly debut

From the Orlando Sentinel
-UCF football aims to finish strong against UAB
-O'Leary says Brynn Harvey is fine following concussion at Memphis

Central Florida: Lions' pipeline?
Detroit Free Press

Wave's Toledo stays focused to the end
New Orleans Times Picayune

From conferenceusa.com
-Men's Basketball Weekend Recap
-Xavier Sneaks By No. 13 Memphis, 63-58
-Wise Fuels Southern Miss To OT Victory
-Tulsa 66, Texas A&,M-Corpus Christi 43
-Tulane Wins C-USA Volleyball Championship Title

SMU falls to Illinois State after 3-point barrage
Dallas Morning News