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Conference USA

December 14, 2008
National Children’s Memorial Day and Worldwide Candle Lighting

Pirates spank Spartans
Bonesville.net

Pirates Dominate Spartans, 97-53
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Different motivation for ECU in Memphis
 
Anger isn't necessarily the best motivator in football, but sometimes a team that plays mad does things beyond its normal limits.

-ECU tops UNCG
 
A team that has been on the wrong end of some blowout losses in recent years is handing out some beatdowns this season.

-Seahawks play host to Pirates
-East Carolina's Second Century campaign on track
-East Carolina celebrates fall commencement
-Grads face a new challenge- Landing job in tough times

Pirates pound Spartans
Washington Daily News

Pirates hammer UNCG
Kinston Free Press

For now, ECU is the right fit
Raleigh News & Observer

Preps: Triumphant Bears
 
Dobson, 6-0 and 185 pounds, who has committed to East Carolina, finished his career with a hard-fought 78 yards on 19 carries
Winston Salem Journal

December 13, 2008

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Welcome UNCG To Minges Saturday
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Emanuel Davis Named CFN All-Freshman Second-Team

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Holtz- We're still building
-ECU men looking to start 8-1
-Seahawks play host to Pirates
-East Carolina graduates more than 3000 today

Holtz- 'I'm committed to being here'
Jacksonville Daily News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Holtz plans to stay put, for now
 
Pirates coach gets back to Liberty Bowl business

-Pirates court success

Pirates ready to hit the hardwood once again
Washington Daily News

Preps: Knights’ duo looks for strong ending
 
Marlboro County running back Tyreek Townsend wound up with more than 2,000 yards rushing this season and is hoping an to get offer from East Carolina
South Carolina Now

Struggling Packers, Jaguars Compare Misery In Jacksonville
 
It wasn't a mistake to sign the former East Carolina star, but management hopes this season was just a fluke for the steady Garrard.
WISC

December 12, 2008
Cold Moon
Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Poinsettia Day

From Bonesville.net
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BVL: Holtz puts Syracuse talk to rest
Talk FM: Talk of the Town

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina's Holtz Offers Closure To Syracuse University Opportunity
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Kurtis von Bargen Nominated For Rudy Award

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Holtz passes on Orange job, talks about bowl game
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Gay commands boards for ECU women
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Heart Institute readies to help the East

ECU's Holtz pulls back from Syracuse
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Holtz withdraws name from Syracuse search
Kinston Free Press

ECU coach pulls out of Syracuse mix
Raleigh News & Observer

Holtz turns down Syracuse coaching job
Washington Daily News

ECU's Holtz says no thanks to Syracuse job
Fayetteville Observer

December 11, 2008

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Orange overtures stir Purple haze

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Job Master)

From ecupirates.com
-Men's Basketball To Offer Holiday Hoops Clinic

Vote T.J. Lee's Blocked Punt For The Pontiac Game Changing Performance-of-the-Year

Sources Tell WITN Skip Holtz Turns Down Syracuse
WITN

Sources- Holtz Turns Down Syracuse Position
nbc17

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Reports- Holtz has turned down Orange job
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ECU's shooting stars
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BLARRGH!
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College students cram in library study time
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Heart center debuts today
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ECU trustees meet today to discuss possible tuition hike

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-ECU's Holtz could discuss future today
-5 ECU students' valor lauded
Podcast- Skip Holtz' future at ECU

Report- Holtz Turns Down SU Coaching Job
WTVH

Bell, Drew receive C-USA honors
New Bern Sun Journal

December 10, 2008
Human Rights Day
Nobel Peace Prize Day

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Senator Richard Burr)
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Lands Four On All-Conference Teams
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Emanuel Davis Named To All-Freshman Squad
Vote T.J. Lee's Blocked Punt For The Pontiac Game Changing Performance-of-the-Year

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Holtz undecided on immediate future
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ECU basketball, chamber of commerce hope to get city moving

ECU's Wilson, Eskridge named first-team All-C-USA
Kinston Free Press

Wilson named to C-USA First Team
Washington Daily News

Conference title, Liberty Bowl for ECU
Suffolk News-Herald

Spikes, Eskridge earn first-team all-league honors
Shelby Star

December 9, 2008
Eid-Al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice - Islamic)
Christmas Card Day
National Pastry Day

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Annual gossip fest in full swing
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Tar River Neighbors)

From ecupirates.com
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Cavalcanti Sets Three Varsity Records
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Terry Named C-USA Player-of-the-Week

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Holtz visits N.Y.; no word on Syracuse vacancy
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A game of give, but mostly take

From wnct
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Holtz future hot topic around the east
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ECU Football Success Could Extend Beyond Field

December 8, 2008

From Bonesville.net
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Gold: Nuggets of Gold
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The thrill ride fit for champions
-O'Brien
: Pirate Notebook No. 366
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Holtz has earned unqualified respect

-BVL:
Conference USA Scoreboard & Bowl Schedule
-BVL:
BCS Standings
-BVL:
Harris, AP and Coaches Polls
-BVL:
Denny O'Brien's Harris Poll ballot

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates To Face Kentucky In Liberty Bowl
 
ECU, Wildcats To Meet In AutoZone Liberty Bowl's Golden Anniversary Game On January 2
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Indoor Track Begins Season at Holiday Open

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates to play Kentucky in 50th Liberty Bowl
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Rumors swirl about Holtz

ECU to face Kentucky in Liberty Bowl
Kinston Free Press

Liberty Bowl likes its matchup
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Bowl season one fine payday
Durham Herald-Sun

Bowl picture finally comes into focus
Winston Salem Journal

Holtz on Syracuse radar
Raleigh News & Observer

Holtz- Will He Stay Or Will He Skip To Syracuse?
witn.com

From the Syracuse Post Standard
-Holtz to explore SU coaching offer
 
East Carolina coach and Gross will talk today in New York....Lou Holtz said the lack of BCS opportunities at East Carolina is a reason why Skip will look at Syracuse.

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Does Anyone Want This Job?
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Lou Holtz- Syracuse meeting with Skip on Monday

Holtz To Syracuse Not Done Yet
New York Times

Rookie joins list of legends
Nashville Tennessean

Tennessee Titans runners LenDale White and Chris Johnson have big day against Cleveland Browns
Cleveland Plain Dealer

 

December 14, 2008

THE WINNING GENE?
 
Auburn's search for a football coach has apparently ended with the hiring of Iowa State's Gene Chizik, and the reaction Saturday evening was underwhelming to say the least.
Birmingham News

Oklahoma QB Bradford wins Heisman Trophy
H
ouston Chronicle

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
-UR rides Ward’s right arm to shot for national title
-Dink-dunk drive comes up big for Spiders

From the Charlotte Observer
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Odom's boys follow in their dad's footsteps
 
Lane and Ryan grew up with basketball, and now they're both in coaching positions.
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He's no star, but Jake wins games
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Playoffs may pay off for city
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New-look Bobcats rally from 29 down, lose by 4

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Hansbrough, Heels shake off rust
-Pack cruises to win
-Recruits getting younger and younger
-Canes fall short

3 things to know about SEC basketball
Columbia (SC) State

College-Basketball Notebook- Davidson's McKillop savors his first appearance at MSG
Winston Salem Journal

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-ODU football player killed in car crash in Ga.
-Redskins need statement game following late slide

December 13, 2008

From the Syracuse Post Standard
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Orange hires one of its own
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Gill says no thanks

From the Birmingham News
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Papajohns.com Bowl sales brisk
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AU talks to Iowa State's Chizik

AU COACHING SEARCH- Search narrows
 
East Carolina’s Skip Holtz has also emerged as a potential candidate, though a ECU spokesman denied Auburn had requested permission to speak with Holtz.
Opelika Auburn News

From the Columbia (SC) State
-Auburn search rolls on sans Spurrier
-Spurrier's Heisman a lifelong experience
-Two dismissed for team rule violations

Turnovers doom Dukes
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
-Knocked out- JMU loses star QB, then its title hopes
-UR fans ready to travel

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Lowe unsure about Fells
 
Lowe does expect Fells to play in Wednesday's game against rival East Carolina.

-Another honor for Pack's Wilson
-Hansbrough closes in on Phil Ford

Cincinnati starting to bask in Orange Bowl buzz
Charleston Daily Mail

Army fires football coach Brock after two seasons
Houston Chronicle

Fulmer changes mind, won't work for Tennessee president
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tigers’ new-old assistants finding their way around
Anderson Independent

Clemson's Dabo Swinney adds three to his staff
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Krzyzewski not injured in wreck
 
Sometimes, no news is good news. That seems to be the case with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski, who "was involved in a one-car accident near his residence" on his way to work Friday, according to a statement released by the university.

Durham Herald-Sun

Howard's in, 3 more will soon follow
Charlotte Observer

From the Winston Salem Journal
-ASU to take on old foe in East Tennessee State
-Heels stun Deacs in Semis

December 12, 2008

From the Syracuse Post Standard
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SU's Saint?
 
Orange may be close to naming Marrone coach
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Looks Like Doug Marrone is the Man
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Syracuse is close to naming Marrone as the new football coach
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Gross- I have not offered the job
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Holtz confirms reports that he declined SU opportunity

Saints' Marrone close to getting Syracuse job
New Orleans Times Picayune

Syracuse goes with
WIVB

Auburn focuses on TCU head coach
Dothan Eagle

Tigers talk to TCU coach Gary Patterson
Birmingham News

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Internet reports- Auburn interested in Spurrier
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Gamecocks ready to roost at new stadium
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Tigers playing from behind in recruiting

Cats' Cobb named freshman All-SEC quarterback
Louisville Courier-Journal

JMU, Spiders gear up for semis
Hampton Roads Daily Press

ODU will learn there’s nothing ho-hum about CAA football
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Clemson agrees to terms of Dabo Swinney's contract
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Gator Bowl getting closer to sellout
Greenville (SC) News

From the Charlotte Observer
-Richardson news shakes Panthers
-Depleted Bobcats can't hold off Mavs

A Soccer Summit
Winston Salem Journal

Tranquil week can be a plus for sports fans
Raleigh News & Observer

December 11, 2008

From the Syracuse Post Standard
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Buffalo AD approves Syracuse interview with Gill
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Holtz, Gross spend another day in New York
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Christmas in New York and the lull before the storm in naming the next Syracuse football coach

Way off Broadway- Auburn search hits the road
Birmingham News

Mississippi State to hire Florida coordinator Mullen as football coach
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Didn’t a Bowl Bid for UK Sound Good in August?
WKTY

From the Charlotte Observer
-Panthers owner placed on transplant list
 
Richardson, 72, has been at Carolinas Medical Center since last week, when he was admitted after complaining of not feeling well.

-Titans' White stakes claim to Smash & Dash
 
Running back tells Panthers to go find a new nickname for Williams and Stewart.

-Bobcats change faces
 
Trade sends best weapon to Suns

-Meineke at 50,000 in sales
-Charlotte wants to be the permanent host
 
Tampa struggled this year with attendance. Charlotte will be host in 2010 and 2011.

-49ers maintain momentum, top Bulldogs

From the Fayetteville Observer (AP)
-Panthers owner Richardson, a Fayetteville native, needs a heart transplant
-Deacons juggling plans for bowl game

Panthers' Fox puts season in perspective
Greensboro News-Record

Are Tar Heels over-recruiting?
 
Recruiting commitments appear to put Heels over scholarship limit.

Raleigh News & Observer

LSU fans not bowled over by Chick-fil-A
New Orleans Times Picayune

Elon releases 2009 baseball schedule
 
The Phoenix plays host to NCAA Tournament participants East Carolina and UNC Wilmington among its other notable non-conference home games
Burlington Times News

McCoy, Bradford, Tebow named Heisman finalists
Houston Chronicle

December 10, 2008

From the Syracuse Post Standard
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AD- Search going well
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Post-banquet notes

Lou Holtz confirms son Skip spoke with SU AD Gross
WSYR

SU coaching search latest
News 10 Now

Auburn athletics director interviewed at least six candidates for head football coach position and will interview more
Birmingham News

Spurrier- Mississippi State has contacted Ellis Johnson
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Columbia (SC) State
-Holtz headlines Hall of Fame class
-Auburn students protest treatment of Tuberville

Curry leads Davidson to 68-65 win over WVa
Charlotte Observer

The Nation's Best- WFU's Curry in honored as top linebacker
Winston Salem Journal

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-ACC expansion mostly a case of more is less
-After losing playing time, Redskins' Portis rips into coach

Bowl system based on finances, not fairness
Wilmington Star-News

From 1 to 34, here's how this year's bowls rate
Idaho Statesman

Utility Infielder- But what about the other 26 games?
San Antonio Express

So many bowls, so little interest
kansas.com

From the Charleston Daily Mail
-Tickets for WVU's bowl game selling fast
-WVU is nation's best in red zone

Strong finish on field bolsters NC State’s class
Fayetteville Observer

December 9, 2008

From the Charlotte Observer
-'Smash & Dash' football runs Bucs out of town
-Tampa Bay tag-teamed by Carolina
-How about Sunday night football?
-Kings of the South
-McKillop takes homecourt edge to N.Y.
 
Without word from the boss, all kind

-Wade's 41 just enough for Heat

From the Syracuse Post Standard
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Search for coach trips false alarms
 
As a player, he played at the Garden when he was at East Carolina

-Marrone confirms Syracuse visit
-Syracuse University hosts reception tonight in NYC for McPherson, Monk
-Taking stock of SU's search for a new football coach
-The orange sweater is always the dead giveaway
-Holtz, Gill, Golden- Gross can't go wrong here
-Coming down the coaching-hiring homestretch, is it Skip's job to lose?

Former Jets coach tries to soar with Syracuse
New York Daily News

Ball State football coach Hoke to talk with Auburn
Muncie Star Press

Gill interviews as process picks up
Birmingham News

UK's Lindley, Masthay named first-team All-SEC
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Heels wonder- What if ?
-Tell BCS, bigger isn't always better
-Five teams that are not BCS fans
-TV gaffe isolated problem

Tar Heels excited about exposure in Meineke Bowl
Durham Herald-Sun

Gamecocks glad to be back in bowl lineup
Greenville (SC) News

WFU says two suspended players won't be reinstated for bowl game
Winston Salem Journal

Cavs shake it up
 
After two losing seasons during the past three years, heads roll on the Virginia football coaching staff.
Winston Salem Journal

Downsizing may yield a better product during bowl season
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

December 8, 2008

From the Lexington Herald-Leader
-UK accepts bid to Liberty Bowl
-Barbecue, blues and the Big Blue
-Liberty Bowl matchup
-Plenty to do away from game
-Brooks- Cobb 'doubtful' for bowl game

Wildcats Take on East Carolina, Conference USA Champion
UKAthletics.com

From the Charlotte Observer
-The perfect game
 
Tonight is theoretically just another football game in Charlotte. Of course, Stephen Curry is theoretically just another college basketball player. The Eiffel Tower is theoretically just another building.

-Panthers' Bridges arrested, charged with assault
-N. Carolina, W. Virginia tapped for Charlotte bowl

From the College Football News
-2009 Bowl Matchups - Here We Go ...
-34 Things You Must Know About The Bowls 

From the Greensboro News-Record
-NFL's big stage reserved for Panthers, Bucs
-Wolfpack joins party as ACC gets 10 bowl invites

West Virginia, Carolina have similarities
 
As if West Virginia didn’t have enough of North Carolina this year when it went down to Greenville and played East Carolina

Times-West Virginian

Stewart fires back after win over USF
Charleston Gazette

Meineke Car Care Bowl 'ecstatic' to host Tar Heels' matchup with Mountaineers
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Birmingham News
-NC State replaces SEC vs. Rutgers
-Bama to face Utah in Sugar Bowl

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-Plenty at stake for Hokies in latest Orange Bowl trip
-Skins sputter to 4th defeat in last 5 games

Gamecocks draw Iowa in Outback Bowl
Greenville (SC) News

Gator Bowl a chance for Tigers, Huskers to show they’re on the right path
Anderson Independent

U.Va. assistant Mike Groh fired in shakeup
Hampton Roads Daily Press

 

December 14, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
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Tigers Lose Thriller In Overtime Against Georgetown 79-70
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Cougars Cruise To W Over MVSU
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Herd Men Erase 18-Point Deficit to Upend UT Arlington 81-68 on Saturday
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Tulsa Edges Missouri State, 70-67

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers fall to Georgetown, 79-70, in overtime
-Tigers' Anderson, Dozier need to step up
-Tigers-Georgetown Postgame
-Receivers grabbed hold of Tigers' year
-UM notebook: Receiver Hall may be back for bowl

Wade leads UH rout of Mississippi Valley State
H
ouston Chronicle

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Herd surges in second half
-MU Notebook- Marshall freshman gets a national press clipping

Different cast lifts Herd
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Bowl practices give Fedora extra look
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Eagles back on practice field
Hattiesburg American

Taylor scores 31 as UCF routs Florida Tech
Orlando Sentinel

TU needs its 'rah-rah' guy
Tulsa World

December 13, 2008

From the Houston Chronicle
-UH extends contract of football coach Sumlin
-UH basketball ready to shake finals-induced rust

USM won't face penalties for all-star practice visit
 
Because of major confusion on the part of the NCAA, Southern Miss football coaches won't be punished for watching practices for today's Alabama/Mississippi All-Star Classic, a violation of a new NCAA rule. More
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Marshall football program can benefit from basketball
Charleston Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Marshall prospects to visit campus
-Marshall leads all categories except wins
-Marshall displaying balanced scoring

After week off, Herd returns to court tonight
Charleston Gazette

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Preview: No. 17 Memphis at No. 19 Georgetown
-Tigers ready to get to work for bowl

From the Orlando Sentinel
-Support pleases O'Leary
-Taylor scores 31 as UCF routs Florida Tech

Ex-UTEP Miners reflect on 94-year-old NMSU rivalry
El Paso Times

December 12, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
-Conference USA Cross Country Year-In-Review Notebook
-Dillard Named To Walter Camp All America Team
-Joe Burnett Named To Walter Camp All-America Second Team
-Golden Eagles Fall, 74-55, to Kansas State

Colon-led Cats rip Eagles
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Nichols leaves MU for Toledo
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Orlando Sentinel
-UCF hires lawyer Michael Glazier to review football team's training techniques
-Hitt- O'Leary will be coach at UCF next season
-UCF to probe its athletic training practices; O'Leary's job safe
-A closer look at Michael Glazier, the consultant UCF has hired to investigate its offseason workouts

From the Tulsa World
-TU snaps skid with win over the Bears
-Ball State alum Letterman pokes fun at TU, foe in GMAC Bowl

FOOTBALL- All you need to know about the bowl
Ball State Daily News

UTEP downplays rivalry with NMSU
El Paso Times

December 11, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
-C-USA Announces Football Players of the Year
-Rice's Bailiff Named C-USA Football Coach of the Year
-Texas Bowl Coaches Press Conference Transcript
-Memphis Basketball Notes
-Tulsa Edges Missouri State, 70-67

Young Tigers get first try at rousing road game
Memphis Commercial Appeal

C-USA announces individual awards
Kinston Free Press

Marshall's Minter a candidate for Bowling Green, Miami (Ohio) jobs
Charleston Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Show goes on, minus Marshall
-California duo has connection to MU

Graham Interviews For Auburn Job
KTUL

From the Tulsa World
-Graham not talking Auburn
-TU Notebook
-TU snaps skid with win over the Bears

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Tigers playing big games and building relationships with Big East
 
Had the dominoes fallen differently in the summer of 2003, it would not be unusual for the University of Memphis to play Georgetown, Syracuse and Cincinnati in a 17-day stretch.

-Memphis running back Steele is C-USA newcomer of the year

From the Orlando Sentinel
-UCF investigation of Brandon Davis collapse nears completion
-Hitt will likely make statement Thursday, Davis is released from hospital

Ex-USM assistant still feels strongly about Golden Eagles
Hattiesburg American

Eagles denied C-USA awards
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Kris Mangum an asset to Golden Eagles
Biloxi Sun Herald

Reliable sophomore guard holds UTEP Miners together
El Paso Times

December 10, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
-Men's Basketball Notebook
-C-USA Announces Football Coaches' All-Conference Teams
-C-USA Announces Football Coaches' All-Freshman Team

From the Orlando Sentinel
-UCF Coach George O'Leary must go
 
There was a time not long ago when I thought UCF could not afford to fire its coach.

-READ FOR YOURSELF- Coach O'Leary's contract
-George O'Leary timeline
-UCF interviews players who were at workout where Brandon Davis collapsed

From the Tulsa World
-Report: Auburn interested in TU's Graham
 
Tulsa coach Todd Graham was expected to be interviewed with the University of Auburn on Tuesday, the Birmingham News has reported.

-Winning games will solve Tulsa's woes, Wojcik says

Local Briefs
Mobile Press-Register

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Bowled over- Unlucky 51 left home for the holidays
-McClellan on first-team C-USA

UAB places three on Conference USA All-Conference football 1st team
Birmingham News

SMU WR Sanders earns all-conference honor
Dallas Morning News

USM plans bowl events
Hattiesburg American

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-Eleven Eagles make All-C-USA
-Troy assistant knows USM inside-out

UH Notebook- Curl barely notices 300th career win
Houston Chronicle

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Raw talent: Tigers' junior college pickups have skills for molding
-3 University of Memphis football players named to All-Conference teams

From the El Paso Times
-Four UTEP Miners named to all C-USA squad
-California man wins lottery with help from '66 Miners
-How Mike Price and Mack Brown voted in coaches' poll

December 9, 2008

From conferenceusa.com
-C-USA Men's Basketball Players of the Week
-Women's Basketball Players of the Week
-Martinez, Vincent, Vittatoe Earn MVP Honors for 2008 UTEP Football Season

Rice Notebook- Owls excited about Texas Bowl matchup
Houston Chronicle

Bailiff's Owls have shot at first 10-win season
Austin American-Statesman (AP)

From the Orlando Sentinel
-UCF scrutinizing football player's collapse
-UCF President John Hitt releases statement on Brandon Davis

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-USM coaches to chat up fans
-Massive McKee stands as model of consistency

Fedora rallied USM
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Witherspoon family in a D.C. double-take for Tigers game
-Memphis moves to No. 17 in AP poll; Tyreke Evans honored by C-USA

December 8, 2008

Herd fans must be empurpled by now
Charleston Gazette

From conferenceusa.com
-Three C-USA Teams Accept Bowl Invitations
 
C-USA to Send Six Teams to Bowls for Third Time in Four Years

-Men's Basketball Weekend Recap
-Women's Basketball Weekend Roundup

Tulsa, Ball St. headed to GMAC Bowl
Mobile Press Register

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa, Ball State in GMAC Bowl
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Tulsa has a shot at redemption in bowl
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TU- Know The Foe
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Griffin, Sooners pummel Hurricane
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TU Notebook
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TU Notebook

From the Houston Chronicle
-Cougars get rematch against Air Force in bowl
-Rice to face Western Michigan in Texas Bowl

Troy will be USM's opponent
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Memphis Tigers to play South Florida in Dec. 20 bowl in St. Pete
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
-UCF football player's mother- Son has kidney failure after workout
-UCF must investigate workouts

Around Conference USA - Football
USA Today

Junior college safety commits to SMU
Dallas Morning News

Herd recruit makes the grades
Charleston Daily Mail

Three more recruits sign with Marshall
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Tulane's Toledo receives trio of pledges
New Orleans Times Picayune