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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

March 31, 2009
Bunsen Burner Day
National “She’s Funny That Way” Day

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Schedule takes a turn to the tough side
-BVL
: Bucs Reside in All Four National Polls
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Former Gov)

From ecupirates.com
-Mincey Named C-USA Pitcher-of-the-Week
-ECU Among Top 30 In Four Major Polls
-Pirates Sweep Weekly C-USA Softball Honors
-Spring Football Notebook No. 7

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates gearing up for first scrimmage of spring
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ECU Notes- ECU softball sweeps C-USA weekly honors
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Campus Notes- Founders Day ceremonies recognize faculty, staff

Elon to visit No. 16 Pirates today
Kinston Free Press

From the East Carolinian
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Softball blanks UCF to top C-USA
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Diamond Bucs stomp past 'Herd in Charleston

College Top 25- March 30
  East Carolina and Oklahoma State, who split a pair of meetings earlier this season, were the biggest movers, each jumping up six spots.

Baseball America

One-on-One With- Terry Holland (Part I of III)
ACCSports.com

From the Vineland Daily Journal
-Millville fielder's choice looms- College or pros?
-Test of the best
  At that point, the team wants to know "what is it going to take for Mike to pass up the opportunity to go to East Carolina and sign a professional contract?

First Offer for Barrick
  Tuscarora High School offensive lineman Hansen Barrick received his first written offer from East Carolina last week

SuperPrep.com (sub req'd)

March 30, 2009
Doctor's Day
Grass is Always Browner on the Other Side of the Fence Day

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 377
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Similarities to 2001 are abundant
-BVL Box Score
: East Carolina 5, Marshall 1
-BVL Box Score
: Marshall 6, East Carolina 2

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates Win Furman Intercollegiate
-Softball Completes Sweep Of UCF
-ECU Drops Game Three, 6-2
-ECU Takes Series From Marshall, 5-1
-ECU Record Falls At Raleigh Relays
-Soccer Changes Spring Match Times

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Thundering Herd stops ECU’s winning streak at 10
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Pirate softball team shuts out UCF again

Meeks' HR helps Herd down No. 19 East Carolina
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Herd beats No. 19 East Carolina in baseball
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Hammer of Thor swings mightily for Marshall
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

March 29, 2009
Knights Of Columbus Founders Day
National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day
Birthday - President John Tyler (10th President)

ECU, Marshall try again to resume series
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates Two Strokes Off The Pace
-Paisley, Swann Shine In Pirate Sweep
-1:45 PM Saturday - Baseball Update

Herd, East Carolina resume play today
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU QB Patrick Pinkney quietly earns elite status
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ECU Roundup- Softball wins two, baseball resumes today

Two Carolina Schools Offer Jones
  “North Carolina State and East Carolina both offered,” Jones said.
SuperPrep.com (sub req'd)

March 28, 2009

From Bonesville.net
-BVL Box Score: East Carolina 7, Marshall 6
-BVL
: Weather keeps ECU-MU series off-stride
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Krispy Kreme Remote)

From ecupirates.com
-9:15 PM - Baseball Update
  ECU-Marshall Suspended Game To Resume Sunday At Noon
-ECU-Marshall Game Two Suspended
-Spring Football Notebook No. 6
-Wood's RBI Single Lifts ECU, 7-6
-Softball Changes UCF Series
-Play Suspended At Furman Intercollegiate

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Wood, Batts help Pirates topple Thundering Herd
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Williams sentenced to supervised probation

ECU slips past Herd in game one of rain-shortened twin bill
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Rain interrupts pitching duel
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Butler star thrives amid hardship
Charlotte Observer

From scout.com
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Saints sign veteran DT Coleman
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Scott Sees Offer List Continue to Grow
  WR/DB EJ Scott received an offer from East Carolina and Wake Forest in the same day.

March 27, 2009
Education and Sharing Day
Schmeckfest
Quirky Country Music Song Titles Day
Anniversary - Funky Winkerbean

From Bonesville.net
-Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Streaking Pirates still evolving

BVL
: Weather shuffles ECU-Marshall series
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Med-Law Classic)

From ecupirates.com
-Pirate Gameday Central
-ECU-Marshall Baseball Series Altered
-Keller Signs With Washington Freedom

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU's cast of quarterbacks keeps on growing
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East Carolina celebrates 102 years

From the Washington Daily News
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Red-hot Pirates return to conference play
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Whitehead staying hot for ECU

From the Kinston Free Press
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Hopeful Pirates put through NFL paces
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Pirates to play twinbill at Marshall

From herdzone.com
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Baseball Set To Host No. 19 East Carolina In C-USA Home Opening Series
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CBS College Sports to Televise East Carolina at Marshall Football Game

From the East Carolinian
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Running back question remains as spring football gears up
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ECU rallies to beat Campbell; holds UNCW scoreless

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd opens series against No. 19 ECU
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Herd baseball playing in Charleston

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Meeks is learning how to hit curveball
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Marshall-East Carolina game to be televised

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd, ECU shuffle schedule
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ECU-Marshall game on CBS College Sports

Something to offer
  East Carolina offered a scholarship to TJ linebacker Jeremy Grove, and that college also made an offer to Tuscarora offensive lineman Hansen Barrick.

Frederick News Post

Two Big Ten offers for Green
  East Carolina was the first program to offer Georgia defensive tackle Shawn Green, but two Big Ten programs added their name to his list

SuperPrep.com (sub req'd)

March 26, 2009
Legal Assistants Day
Make Up Your Own Holiday Day
Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianole Day

From Bonesville.net
-BVL Box Score: East Carolina 3, UNCW 0
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Boy Scouts)

From ecupirates.com
-No. 19 ECU Blanks No. 26 UNCW, 3-0
-Spring Football Notebook No. 5
-Pirate Men's Tennis Moves To 15-1
-Pirates Pass 20-Win Mark In Sweep Of UNCW
-Roller Takes Home Third National Honor
-Roller Named To National All-Star Squad
-Lady Pirates Fall To Richmond, 6-1

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Class in session for Holtz
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Streak now at eight

Bell among ECU hopefuls to perform for scouts
Jacksonville Daily News

No. 19 Pirates take down Seahawks
Washington Daily News

Pirates shut out UNC-W
Kinston Free Press

UNCW offense sputters in second straight loss
Wilmington Star-News

19 shining stars to watch closely this season
  Mike Trout, senior, outfield-pitcher, Millville. The area's best prospect has a scholarship to East Carolina.
Vineland Daily Journal

Leaping into the Spring
  ...bulk of the team returns, most notably, East Carolina-bound sisters Britney and Brooke Kott, who are two of the top all-around athletes in the state.
Vineland Daily Journal

March 25, 2009
Feast of Annunciation (Catholic)
Old New Year's Day
Pecan Day

From Bonesville.net
-Bradsher: The Bradsher Beat
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Ladies on the move on multiple fronts

-BVL Box Score
: ECU 10, Campbell 9

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Marriage Vote)

From ecupirates.com
-Roller Lifts Pirates To Midweek Win, 10-9
  Kyle Roller's two-out RBI single through the left side in the ninth inning gave No. 19 East Carolina (17-4) a 10-9 win over Campbell (11-10)

-Roller Picks Up National Honor
-ECU Leads At UNCW Lady Seahawk Classic
-Pirates Face Familiar Foe In UNC Wilmington

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Roller keeps Pirates rolling
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Events mark founding of ECU

From SuperPrep.com (sub req'd)
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Farris Receives First Two Offers
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2010 Intro- Lance Price
  Price attended East Carolina’s Junior Day, where he spoke to offensive coordinator and quarterback coach, Todd Fitch

Recruiting Round-Up- The Tar Heel State
MaxPreps

March 24, 2009
American Diabetes Association Alert Day
Houdini Day
St. Gabriel Feast Day

From Bonesville.net
-BVL: College Baseball Polls
Talk FM: Talk of the Town

From ecupirates.com
-ECU Among Top 25 In Three Polls
-Paisley Pitcher-Of-The-Week For Fourth Time
-Roller Named C-USA Hitter-of-the-Week
-ECU-Campbell Baseball Time Altered
-Spring Football Notebook No. 4

No. 19 Pirates to face Campbell
Washington Daily News

Pirates sweep away Knights in C-USA opening series
The East Carolinian

ECU climbs in polls
Kinston Free Press

College Top 25- March 23
  New Mexico and East Carolina joined the rankings for the first time in 2009.

Baseball America

Pats sign OL Duckett
RotoTimes.com

LINKMEISTER NOTE: The Grand Forks Herald reported Men's basketball teams scheduled to play at the Paradise Jam in the Virgin Islands include East Carolina, Northern Iowa, Tennessee, Purdue, Boston College, St. Joseph’s, DePaul, and South Dakota State.

March 23, 2009
National Puppy Day
Liberty Day
Near Miss Day

BVL Box Score: ECU 13, Central Florida 3
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-ECU Completes Sweep Of UCF, 10-3
-Pirates Complete Sweep At UAB
-Pirate Tennis Sweeps Doubleheader
-Track And Field Opens Outdoor Season

Pirates rally to pull off sweep in C-USA opening series
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Kinston Free Press
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Pirates pull away to complete sweep
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Tempers flare during ECU victory
  Assistant coaches square off after homer

UCF drops first C-USA series
Central Florida Future

March 22, 2009
As Young As You Feel Day
International Day of the Seal
International Goof Off Day
UN World Day for Water

BVL Box Score: ECU 13, Central Florida 3
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates Take Series From Knights, 13-3
-Two Big Hits, Solid Pitching Lead To Pirate Sweep
-Singles Play Lifts 49ers Past ECU, 5-2

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Offensive onslaught continues for ECU baseball
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ECU notes- ECU faculty members honored for excellence

From the Washington Daily News
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Wilson ready for big senior season
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Bats stay hot for ECU

From the Kinston Free Press
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Pirates hammer UCF again
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UCF's Godwin glad to be back at ECU

UCF Baseball Thumped Again
WFtv.com

Koonce lands dream job at Wisconsin-Milwaukee
New Bern Sun Journal

March 21, 2009
Aries Begins
Memory Day
National Common Courtesy Day
National Quilting Day

From Bonesville.net
-BVL Box Score: ECU 26, Central Florida 1
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Med-Law Classic)

From ecupirates.com
-ECU Beats UCF 26-1 In League Opener
-Pirate Gameday Central
-Pirates Prepare To Take On The Blazers
-Spring Football Notebook No. 3
-Lady Pirates Top Gardner-Webb, 6-1

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Knight-marish game for UCF
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From foe to friend- Kentucky transfer hits gridiron with Pirates
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Around Campus: Med school sends most to primary care residencies

From the Washington Daily News
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ECU’s Lawrence ready for new role
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No. 23 Pirates crown Knights

Pirates strike big blows in league opener
Kinston Free Press

March 20, 2009
Great American Meatout
National Agriculture Day
Ostara (Wiccan)
Proposal Day
Shabbat Across America/Canada
Snowman Burning
Spring Begins
Vernal Equinox

From Bonesville.net
-Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Memphis Sallies into NCAA second round

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (State Budget)

From ecupirates.com
-Spring Football Notebook No. 2
-East Carolina Outlasts UNC-Greensboro, 4-3
-ECU-UCF Game Schedule Altered

No. 23 ECU to begin Conference USA play
Washington Daily News

Offense-minded ECU opens C-USA season today
Kinston Free Press

Pirates put on pads again this afternoon
Greenville Daily Reflector

March 19, 2009
Absolutely Incredible Kid Day
Companies That Care Day
Saint Joseph's Day
Swallows Return to San Juan Capistrano Day
Anniversary - Iraqi Freedom

From Bonesville.net
-Cherubini: Spring Football Outlook
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Defense: Depth Will Tell the Tale

-BVL Box Score: ECU 26, Norfolk State 6
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Chamber)

From ecupirates.com
-Five In The 10th Inning Leads To Pirate Win
-Pirates Blow Past Spartans, 26-6
-Pirates Open Spring Football Practice

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Spartans’ early lead sparks Pirates in 26-6 rout
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ECU football players invade practice field for start of spring drills
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ECU softball team gives Kee her 550th career victory
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March memories- Holland recalls chasing the dream
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Paisley honored; Chiefs sign cooper

From the Washington Daily News
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ECU kicks off spring practice
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Copper excited about Chiefs

Pirates go through first spring workouts
Kinston Free Press

Hill Adding Offers
scout.com

North Carolina DE Getting Heavy Attention
Spartanburg Herald Journal

March 18, 2009
Awkward Moments Day
Forgive Mom and Dad Day
National Biodiesal Day
Birthday - President Grover Cleveland (22nd & 24th President)

From Bonesville.net
-BVL Box Score: ECU 15, Richmond 4
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Steve Hawley)

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates Defeat Spiders 15-4 in Midweek Play
-Paisley Pitcher-Of-The-Week For Third Time

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates crush Spiders
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Around Campus:
ECU prepares for cuts

From the Washington Daily News
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Copper signs with Chiefs
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Johnson has been lethal with the bat

Chiefs add veteran WRs Engram and Copper, LB Beisel
Pro Football Weekly

Henderson, Pirates roll past Richmond
Kinston Free Press

Koonce's athletic-director dream comes true at UWM
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

What does Gov. Perdue’s budget mean for ECU?
WNCT

2010 Intro- Takoby Cofield
scout.com

March 17, 2009
St. Patrick’s Day

From Bonesville.net
-Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Personnel issues muddle football outlook

BVL Audio: Skip Holtz Spring Press Conference
-BVL
: Coaches & Collegiate Baseball Polls
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (River Hills)

From ecupirates.com
-Spring Practice, 2009 Schedule Press Quotes
-Pirate Baseball Ranked No. 23 By NCBWA
-ECU Adds Richmond To '09 Baseball Schedule

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates spring ahead
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Holtz talks about status of Bryant, Palmer, Whitley, Williams

From the Washington Daily News
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ECU spring football ready to kick off
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ARMED AND DANGEROUS- Paisley and Johnson shining for ECU softball
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No. 23 Pirates to play two midweek games

From the Kinston Free Press
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Pirates set to begin spring football
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Whitley a question mark for Pirates

March 16, 2009
Black Press Day
Curlew Day
Freedom Of Information Day
Goddard Day
Lips Appreciation Day
Birthday - President James Madison (4th President)

Awkward Moments Day
Forgive Mom and Dad Day
National Biodiesal Day
Birthday - President Grover Cleveland (22nd & 24th President)
 

Cherubini: Spring Football Outlook
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Offense: A few questions, many answers

Bonesville.net

Pirates Lose Series Finale To Southern Miss
ecupirates.com

Whitley, Palmer not with ECU for start of spring drills
Greenville Daily Reflector

March 15, 2009
Brutus Day
Ides of March
True Confessions Day
Birthday - President Andrew Jackson (7th President)

From Bonesville.net
-BVL Box Score: ECU 7, UCLA 5
-BVL Box Score: UCLA 8, ECU 6

From ecupirates.com
-Softball Splits Again
-ECU Takes Game Three, 7-5
-Pirates Fall To Bruins, 8-6

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates hold off Bruins in final game of series
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Paisley hurls another gem

No. 20 ECU splits with UCLA
Washington Daily News

No. 20 Pirates win finale against UCLA
Kinston Free Press

March 14, 2009
International Ask A Question Day
International Day of the Seal
International Fanny Pack Day
Moth-er Day
Pi Day
Birthday - Albert Einstein (genius)

From Bonesville.net
-BVL: Bruins take one before weather intervenes
-BVL Box Score: UCLA 10, ECU 9
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Wanda Harrington)

From ecupirates.com
-7-30 AM - Baseball Update
  ECU officials announced Saturday morning that game two of the ECU-UCLA double-header that was suspended Friday night will go ahead as scheduled this morning at 9:30 am.

-Pirate Gameday Central
-ECU-UCLA Game Two Suspended
-UCLA Tops ECU 10-9 In Game One
-2009 Football Game Designations Announced

UCLA, rain slow down baseball Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector

Strange day for Pirates and Bruins
Washington Daily News

Bruins edge ECU in rain
Kinston Free Press

March 13, 2009
Friday the Thirteenth
Good Samaritan Involvement Day
National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day
Planet Uranus Day
South by Southwest (SXSW)
Anniversary - Earmuffs
Deaf History Month (03/13-04/15)

From Bonesville.net
-BVL: Weather shuffles ECU-UCLA schedule
Talk FM: Talk of the Town

From ecupirates.com
-ECU-UCLA Series Altered
-Pirate Gameday Central
-Puche Named C-USA Golfer-of-the-Week
-Coyne Ready To Compete At Regional

UCLA Baseball's Series at East Carolina Altered Due to Weather
uclabruins.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU to play 2 versus UCLA
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Bruins baseball pays its first-ever visit to ECU
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Rules change for Jungle parking lot
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Rain, don't get in our way

No. 20 Pirates to host struggling UCLA
New Bern Sun Journal

No. 20 ECU to take on UCLA
Washington Daily News

2010 Intro- Kewitt Koonce
scout.com

Runners take on New York State competition
  Senior Ashley Clasen has received a scholarship to East Carolina University. "I think she's going to the right place because the coach at East Carolina is an excellent throwing coach," said Shoreham head coach Paul Koretzki.  Last summer, she won the national discus title.
NorthShoreOfLongIsland.com

March 12, 2009
Girl Scout Day

From Bonesville.net
-Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Shot of adrenalin arrives for grid fans

-BVL Box Score
: ECU 21, UNC-Asheville 1

BVL: C-USA Tourney: One and done for Pirates
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Edenton Extreme House)

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates Tripped Up By Tulane In Opening Round
-Pirates Defeat Bulldogs, 21-1
-Pirate Tennis Handles James Madison, 5-2
-2009 ECU Football Schedule Released
-Softball Splits At Pirate Clash
-Tar Heels Turn Back Lady Pirates, 7-0

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Wave ends ECU's season
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Pirates unveil football schedule
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Pirates shell Bulldogs for 10th win of season
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Around Campus: Shaky stock market puts ECU endowments underwater

No. 20 Pirates maul Bulldogs
Washington Daily News

Tulane sends Pirates packing
New Bern Sun Journal

From the Kinston Free Press
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Pirates erupt on UNC Asheville
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League announces remainder of ECU's football schedule

Green Wave sinks Pirates
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Wave knocks off Pirates
New Orleans Times Picayune

March 11, 2009
Dream 2009 Day
Johnny Appleseed Day
Holi (Hindu)

Friday the Thirteenth
Good Samaritan Involvement Day
National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day
Planet Uranus Day
South by Southwest (SXSW)
Anniversary - Earmuffs
Deaf History Month (03/13-04/15)

From Bonesville.net
-BVL Box Score: ECU 4, UNC-Asheville 2
Talk FM: Talk of the Town

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates Set To Battle Tulane
  East Carolina will look to keep its season alive Wednesday against Tulane in the opening round of the 2009 Conference USA Championship. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. EDT.

-Avchen Lifts Pirates Over Bulldogs, 4-2
-Morrow Named To All-Freshman Team
-Paisley's Pitching, Johnson's Bat Lead Pirates To Sweep

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates open tourney against Green Wave
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ECU rallies to beat Bulldogs
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Pirate softball team goes 2-0 in Clash
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ECU students part of 'Extreme' experience

From the Washington Daily News
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Avchen’s double helps collar Bulldogs
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East Carolina set for Conference USA tournament opener

Pirates set to open tourney against Tulane
Kinston Free Press

Tulane basketball team sees Conference USA Tournament as big opportunity
  This is the week when all of the talk is about where the locks will be seeded, who's on the bubble and who makes it to the NCAA Tournament out of the one-bid leagues.

New Orleans Times Picayune

Tulane Opens 2009 Conference USA Tournament play against East Carolina this Wednesday at 6 p.m. CDT
tulanegreenwave.com

An embarrassment of productivity
  ECU student  Elexis Gillette was honored last Thursday with the Durham Bulls Baseball Club's Courage and Character Award

The Durham News

Carr out as ECSU women's basketball coach
  Alico Dunk named as interim coach

Elizabeth City Daily Advance

East Carolina (13-16) vs. Tulane (13-16)
Kansas City Star (sportsnetwork)

March 10, 2009
Harriet Tubman Day
Mario Day
Paper Money Day
Organize Your Home Office Day
Purim (Jewish)
Telephone Day
Worm Moon
Anniversary - Jupiter Effect
Anniversary - Salvation Army (US)

From Bonesville.net
-Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Pirates playing well despite five-game skid

-BVL: Coaches & Collegiate Baseball Polls
BVL Audio
: Mack McCarthy Mini-Presser
Talk FM: Talk of the Town

From ecupirates.com
-Morris Captures No. 400 In Lady Pirate Victory
-ECU Continues Appearance In National Polls
-Batts Named C-USA Hitter-of-the-Week
-Men's Golf Competing At Cleveland Intercollegiate
-Littman Tied For First At JMU Landing Invitational

ECU enters C-USA tourney with high hopes
Kinston Free Press

East Carolina star recognized at Belhaven city council meeting
Washington Daily News

Lassiter QB Talks Offer and Plans From Here
scout.com

March 9, 2009
National Napping Day
Panic Day
Purim (begins at sundown)
Saint Frances of Rome Feast Day
Ta'Anit Ester (Fast of Esther - Jewish)
Anniversary - Barbie Doll
Birthday - Amerigo Vespucci (explorer)

BVL Box Score: Ga. Southern, 14, ECU 4
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Five-Run Fifth Leads Pirates Past Houston
-Pirates Fall To Eagles, 14-4

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirate baseball upended by GSU
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NC archaeologist involved in Hatteras dig dies

East Carolina Pirates up next for Tulane Green Wave men in Conference USA Tournament
New Orleans Time Picayune

ECU Offers Jerome Lewis
scout.com

March 8, 2009
Check Your Batteries Day
Daylight Savings Time Begins
Girls Write Now Day

From Bonesville.net
-BVL Box Score: East Carolina 5, Indiana 3
BVL: Regular season finale slips away

From ecupirates.com
-Men's Hoops Will Face Tulane In Opening Round Of 2009 C-USA Championship
-Pirate Lead Slips Away In Final Moments Of Regular Season Finale
-Pirate Hurlers Fan 13 In 5-3 Victory
-ECU Sweeps Women's Tennis Doubleheader
-Pirates Take Men's Tennis Twinbill
-Pirates Split With Houston

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Heston fans eight against Hoosiers
-Taylor scores 36 against ECU
-ECU softball splits games with Houston
-ECU notes- ECU boutique makes prom dreams a reality

From the Washington Daily News
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ECU can’t hold on to late lead against Knights
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Lady Pirates split with Cougars

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Senior Taylor leads Knights to win in final home game
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Fitting Farewell- Taylor and Zondervan lead UCF to comeback win over East Carolina in home finale

March 7, 2009
Genealogy Day
National Be Heard Day

From Bonesville.net
-BVL Box Score: ECU 18, Le Moyne 9
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Overton's Boat Show)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirate Baseball Gameday Central
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Pirates Double-Up Dolphins, 18-9
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Lady Pirates Bow Out Of C-USA Tourney
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ECU Student Voted C-USA Ultimate Fan

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates dump Dolphins in first road game
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ECU men close regular season
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Pirates fall at C-USA tourney
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Around Campus: ECU stands to gain from stimulus package

Pirates set for season finale against Knights
Washington Daily News

Pirates seek sweep of UCF
Kinston Free Press

Women's basketball- SMU 77, E. Carolina 69
Dallas Morning News

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF seniors Jermaine Taylor, Kenrick Zondervan to play final home game
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Saturday's game- East Carolina at UCF, 7 p.m.

Iowa offers GA QB
  “I have been to East Carolina, Alabama, and Tennessee for Junior Days, so I have seen some schools, but Iowa is on top because they have offered me.

scout.com (sub req'd)

Around Campus: Hagan tours the newly-opened East Carolina Heart Institute
ENC Today

March 6, 2009
Middle Name Pride Day
Anniversary - Fall of the Alamo

From Bonesville.net
-Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Pirates seek sweep of Taylor-led Knights

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Senator Burger)

From ecupirates.com
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Lady Pirates Take On SMU In C-USA Quarterfinal
  The East Carolina women's basketball team, seeded eighth, will take on No. 1 seed and league champion SMU at 1 p.m. ET
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Lady Pirates Advance To C-USA Quarterfinals
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Pirate Baseball Gameday Central
  No. 20 East Carolina will hit the road for the first time this season when they travel to Statesboro, Ga. to participate in the 2009 Holiday Inn Eagle Invitational. The Pirates will square off against Le Moyne at 3 p.m. (ET) on Friday, Mar. 6.

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU women open C-USA tourney with win over UAB
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After years of despair, East Carolina's men's hoops team has hope
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BLARRGH! Bungle in the Jungle…
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Around Campus: ECU officials adopting new 'road map' for future

From the Kinston Free Press
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A new motivation
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Remembering ECU's other guy
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No. 20 Pirates leave home diamond for first time

No. 20 Pirates ready for first road test
Washington Daily News

Mustangs, Pirates meet in Conference USA Tournament
smudailycampus.com

SMU the favorite at Conference-USA tournament
Dallas Morning News

March 5, 2009
Crispus Attucks Day
Name Tag Day
St. Piran's Day

From Bonesville.net
-BVL Box Score: ECU 8, Old Dominion 3
Talk FM: Talk of the Town

From ecupirates.com
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Lady Pirates Battle UAB In C-USA First Round
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Live Online Video of East Carolina in C-USA Tournament to be Available
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Mincey Leads ECU To 8-3 Win Over ODU

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates look to go 3-for-3 against UAB
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ECU rally rattles ODU
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Around Campus: Admission to ECU gets more competitive

Old Dominion baseball can't handle No. 20 ECU
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From uabsports.com
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Blazers Take On East Carolina In First Round Of C-USA Tournament
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UAB vs. East Carolina Game Notes

Whitehead knocks in game-winner for ECU
Washington Daily News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ECU baseball gets national notice
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Pirates wake up to defeat ODU

Pirates down Old Dominion
Kinston Free Press

From scout.com
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Connor Shaw- No Clear Leader At This Point
  Flowery Branch quarterback Connor Shaw picked up his sixth offer this week. East Carolina became the latest school to offer Shaw.
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2010 Intro- Fre'Shad Hunter
  “East Carolina was telling me the offer is coming soon,” Hunter said. “Wake Forest and Virginia are talking about offering, too.

Around Campus: If you're ever at ECU, say hello to the Free Hug Girl
Havelock News

March 4, 2009
Courageous Followers Day
International Scrapbooking Industry Day
Learn What Your Name Means Day
March Forth - Do Something Day
National Grammar Day

From Bonesville.net
-Bradsher: The Bradsher Beat
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'Comeback kid' making up for lost time

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Tom Campbell)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Men Earn First National ITA Ranking
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Lady Pirate Trio Earns All-C-USA Honors
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Twelve Swimmers Earn All-Conference Honors
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Softball Reschedules Elon Game

ECU baseball hosts Old Dominion today
Greenville Daily Reflector

No. 20 Pirates set to do battle with Monarchs
Washington Daily News

Pirates focusing on practice
Kinston Free Press

Upstate Lineman Hearing From USC
Spartanburg Herald Journal

Ardrey Kell coach looking to playoffs
 
Mountaineers defeated in coach's return to Cincinnati
Charlotte Observer

Evening of Champions to Honor Triangle's Best
 
Skip Holtz, head football coach at East Carolina University, will present the keynote address
Carolina Newswire

March 3, 2009
I Want You To Be Happy Day
National Anthem Day
Peace Corps Day
Unique Names Day
What If Cats And Dogs Had Opposable Thumbs Day
Birthday - Alexander Graham Bell (inventor)

From Bonesville.net
-Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Imperfect weekend had its high points

-BVL: Coaches & Collegiate Baseball Polls

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Makes Splash In National Polls
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ECU-ODU Baseball Moved To March 4
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Pinehurst Challenge Cancelled
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Zhang Signs With ECU Women's Tennis
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Pirates' Match At Longwood Postponed

Estate provides $1.5 million to ECU for scholarships
New Bern Sun Journal

ECU track coach at sports club
Raleigh News & Observer

LSU returns to top spot in CBI Composite Poll
College Baseball Insider

March 2, 2009
Fun Facts About Names Day
NEA's Read Across America Day
Green Monday (Orthodox)
Orthodox Lent (Orthodox)
Birthday - Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel (author)

O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 375
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Utah AG should back off

Bonesville.net

Lady Pirates Nab No. 8 Seed At C-USA Tourney
ecupirates.com

ECU opens tourney vs. UAB
Greenville Daily Reflector

March 1, 2009
Cheesefare Sunday (Orthodox)
Namesake Day
National Pig Day
Plan a Solo Vacation Day
Refired, Not Retired Day

From Bonesville.net
-BVL: Washout
-BVL: Blazers burn Bucs late

From ecupirates.com
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Men's Basketball Falls to UAB, 82-62
-Lady Pirates Edged By Houston, 66-65
-ECU Concludes Season At C-USA Championships
-Indoor Track Wraps Up C-USA Championships
-ECU Men's Tennis Routs Richmond, 6-1
-Softball Changes This Week's Schedule

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Blazers burn Pirate men's team in home finale
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ECU's Classics called off due to downpour
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Pirate women suffer rare Minges Coliseum loss

From the Washington Daily News
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Whitehead enjoys new role
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Pirates fall to Blazers on Senior Night

From the Kinston Free Press
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Vaden leads Blazers past ECU
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LeClair tourney rained out

From the Birmingham News
-UAB's youngest player steps up in victory at East Carolina
-More from UAB's win at East Carolina

Scott pushes UH women past East Carolina
Houston Chronicle

 

March 31, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tar Heels winning big -- or too big?
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Wall visits Duke, keeps Memphis first
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Roy, Coach K take a turn as 'Guitar Heroes'
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Five cities that double the fun
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WSU's Bennett takes Virginia job
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Duke gets proven commodity in Curry

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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U.Va. hires Bennett
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His track record is nice, but still a roll of the dice

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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U.Va.'s pick of Washington St. coach a surprise to most
  "Surprised me," said East Carolina athletic director Terry Holland, who had a school-record 326 victories as U.Va. coach from 1974-90

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ODU's Adams looks forward to holding court one last time

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Making Amends- Heels say that loss to Kansas in semis last year still hurts
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Wake Forest defense will have a new look next season after losing seven starters

Derek Cox- Going the distance
The Flat Hat

UNCW BASEBALL- Hood makes difference
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers-Giants exhibition on national TV
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Why do Bobcats have Lakers' number?
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Johnson up, Edwards down in rankings

Blue Devils land 4-star linebacker
Durham Herald-Sun

Duke's recruits relish new challenge
Greensboro News-Record

Purnell has mixed feelings on Clemson's season
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Greenville (SC) News
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Brooks finally back in his element as Clemson defensive coach
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Clemson report- Players get a taste of Swinney-style discipline

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Spin cycle adding new coaches to SEC
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Kentucky mum on report Wildcats covet Calipari
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Selection science ruins tourney's chemistry
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Baseball pregame- Clemson vs. Georgia
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Baseball pregame- USC vs. The Citadel, Furman

March 30, 2009

Cardinals' flight cut short in upset loss
Louisville Courier-Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tar Heels head to Final Four
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Holt brothers earn grant for foundation
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Pack baseball sweeps wild DH

Carolina's defense stymies Sooners
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Don't buy it that 'Nova and Michigan State are upstarts
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

Pitino Urges Kentucky to Hire Ford or Pelphrey
Tulsa World

From the Roanoke Times
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Seth Curry picks Blue Devils
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Bump 'n' run

Seth Curry to leave Liberty for the Devils
Durham Herald-Sun

Davidson assistant named to Elon post
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charlotte Observer
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Johnson pushes way past Hamlin, wins
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Hendrick, ex-governor gain from close ties
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Top 5 N.C.-native baseball stars

Baseball- USC stifles Kentucky surge to win first SEC series
Columbia (SC) State

College-Baseball Roundup- Deacons take two from Devils
Winston Salem Journal

NCAA Tournament attendance dips; coaching carousel begins
Greenville (SC) News

Q&A- Mike Naples
  ...Formally I was committed to East Carolina, before Boston College, and I was pretty set there.

SuperPrep.com (sub req'd)

March 29, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Sooner showdown
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Capel, Heels meet yet again
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Canes rally for big win
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UNC-CH receivers catch on
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Caldwell a long way from Wake Forest
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Cards don't want a repeat
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Alysheba euthanized

Sorry UNC-CH fans, Jason Capel is pulling for the Sooners
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Charlotte Observer
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Wallace, Bobcats stuff the Knicks
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Southern Conference tourney to Charlotte in 2010?
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Source- Matheny lands Elon job

Here's hoping Kentucky doesn't look at native son Horn
Greenville (SC) News

From the Columbia (SC) State
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USC football finding its playmakers
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USC splits a wild pair against Kentucky
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Tigers take two from BC to earn series win
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Tigers' offense shines in first scrimmage

Offense issues spring up for VT
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Vick's bankruptcy plan- Get the court to let him keep assets
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ODU comes back to top Delaware in CAA baseball
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Speedway that spawned dynasty also home to tragedy

March 28, 2009

From the Birmingham News
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VCU coach Grant agrees to take over as Alabama basketball coach
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Hiring of Grant widely praised in basketball circles

From the Lexington Herald-Leader
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Louisville blows out Arizona
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Gillispie out as Kentucky coach
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UK officials say they aim to settle with Gillispie for less than $6 million

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Lawson leads way
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A Big East team finally falters
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Sooners match up vs. Heels
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Peppers leaves Panthers in limbo

From the Charlotte Observer
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Rain washes out work at Martinsville
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Bobcats rebound, grab key road win in Philly
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SAL founder donates to Gardner-Webb

ASU focusing on depth during spring practice
Winston Salem Journal

Q&A with Wofford football coach Mike Ayers
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Fantasy camp offers fans chance to experience Clemson football
Greenville (SC) News

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Moss, Hawks unrattled by basketball carousel
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Davis’ debut saving the day for UNCW baseball team

A day later, picture is still no prettier for Duke
Durham Herald-Sun

BCS is least of Senate's problems
Hampton Roads Daily Press

March 27, 2009

Devils fall in Sweet 16
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Much-admired N&O writer AJ Carr will retire
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Ice-cold Devils fall to Villanova
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Tough loss, yes, but a good season
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This time, Williams is at ease
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Coach herds ducks
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UNC-CH extends Baddour's contract

From the Hampton Roads Daly Press
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ODU routs JMU in CIT semi
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CIT appeals to some, not all
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Sooner time- Now
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Goodell to Vick- Show remorse

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Gonzaga, Tar Heels laden with vets
-Future NBA talent on display at South Regional
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South Regional Notebook: Cusp of milestone

From the Anderson Independent
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Tigers try to continue steady progress
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USC's Tanner uncertain of rotation heading into Kentucky
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Bulldogs square off with Vols

49ers impress in wins over UNCCH, Winthrop
Charlotte Observer

Davis’ debut saving the day for UNCW baseball team
Wilmington Star-News

Winthrop players arrested for marijuana possession
Columbia (SC) State

USC dismisses football walk-on
Greenville (SC) News

Low-budget racing team makes the most with a little
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Alabama officials hope to learn potential basketball coach Anthony Grant's answer today
Birmingham News

March 26, 2009

Grant takes whirlwind tour of UA campus; plan was to extend him an offer
B
irmingham News

Championship talk stops at Big East title
  Last year's ECU was a wakeup call

Times West Virginian

WVU backfield is thin
C
harleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charlotte Observer
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Why CBS is making us fans night owls
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Fox breaks long silence about Peppers
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Curry '50-50' on returning to Davidson
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Bobcats fall to Wizards 95-93

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke forward, dad hope for Garden party
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Blue Devils face a long day
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Tar Heels eager for another shot
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Former star Moton becomes NCCU's coach
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Heels' White looking for consistency
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Flames take no liberty with Pack
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Canes win fifth in a row
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18? NFL commissioner wants longer regular season

With two departures, UNCW hoops starts all over again
Wilmington Star-News

Playing in CIT tourney provides ODU growth opportunity
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Oh, brother- Can Tech curry favor?
Hampton Roads Daily Press

West notebook: Arena has wide-open spaces
Wilmington Star-News

Calhoun says UConn to probe recruiting allegations
Durham Herald-Sun

March 25, 2009

From the Birmingham News
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Auburn names Wayne Bolt to administrative job
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The Alabama job is VCU coach Anthony Grant's, if he wants it

Tar Heels silence UNCW in 8-1 win
Wilmington Star-News

First-day issues
  Heastie, Berry sit out opener of WVU's spring drills

C
harleston (WV) Gazette

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NCAA teams lovin' McDonald's all-stars
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Duke, Villanova- Mirror images
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Offseason improvement plan for Pack
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Tar Heel nation rests hopes on Lawson's toe
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If only some players had stayed in college ...
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Canes bringing the noise at home, again

From the Charlotte Observer
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Good news on Richardson- Panthers owner passes surgery milestones
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Seth Curry to transfer after one season at Liberty

Clemson takes two from Elon
C
olumbia (SC) State

Deacs have holes to fill on defense
Winston Salem Journal

Courting attractive job
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Speedway revs up Martinsville's dollars
Roanoke Times

Dale Earnhardt's grandson to debut for NASCAR in May
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

March 24, 2009

Davidson falls in NIT despite Curry's 26 points
Charlotte Observer

Georgia Rises to No. 1 in CBI Composite Poll
  The CollegeBaseballInsider.com Composite Poll weighs the four primary national polls

College Baseball Insider

Sweetness! Men's 16 survivors most elite since '79
Houston Chronicle

Men's Tournament- Cinderella goes home early this year
Florida Today

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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NCAA Regional to bring plenty of fans — and cash — to Memphis this weekend
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Gonzaga knows Tar Heels as Zags' '06 win includes some of same players

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes find way to win
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Costner, Ferguson leave Wolfpack
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Duke's James has been there before
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Smith's return boosts Devils

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Outback Bowl trip turns a profit for USC
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Rebel flag costs S.C. at tourney time
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Baseball pregame- USC vs. Charleston, Ga. Southern
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Baseball pregame- Clemson vs. Elon
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Richmond ends Charleston's season
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Charlotte golf event draws stars, not sponsors

Timely treys by Adams send Monarchs to CIT semis
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Alabama receives permission to speak with VCU's Grant
B
irmingham News

Clemson report- Ex-Tennessee assistant watches football practice
Greenville (SC) News

What has to come first for Clemson and USC in hoops, the chicken or the egg?
Anderson Idependent

Wake's Curry would love to spice up Detroit as No. 1 pick
Fayetteville Observer

Economy, CBA focus of discussions at NFL meetings
Durham Herald-Sun

March 23, 2009

Top South seeds head to Memphis for South Regional
  For all the craziness that the NCAA Tournament produces year in and year out, the top four seeds in the South Region dodged all the first weekend land mines to advance to this week's Sweet 16 at FedExForum.

Memphis Commercial Appeal

In NIT, Wildcats play free of pressure
Charlotte Observer

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Capel could restore U.Va.'s luster, but would he want to?
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Belmont poses threat to ODU at CIT tournament

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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What we learned in the first two rounds
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Hurricanes' chase 'bigger and bigger'

UNCW baseball blanks VCU to win series
Wilmington Star-News

Economy has Clemson's athletic department tightening its belt
Greenville (SC) News

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Baseball- ’Noles KO Tigers
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Baseball- USC loses second SEC series in a row

Busch rebounds- After disaster on Saturday, Kyle Busch rallies to win
Winston Salem Journal

March 22, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Devils survive scare from Longhorns
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Lawson lifts Heels
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Canes crunch Caps

Arrogant ACC lays eggs
B
irmingham News

From the Charlotte Observer
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ACC not alpha-omega in basketball talent
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Bobcats take two steps back

College hoop superiority has moved to the Big East
Greenville (SC) News

Big East or Big Least?
Kinston Free Press

Texas all heart in season-ending loss to Duke
Houston Chronicle

Tigers hang tough, but so does Lawson
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Roy lights a fire and Tar Heels respond
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Duke just survives late push by Texas

College baseball roundup- U.Va.'s winning streak ends at 19
Hampton Roads Daily Press

LSU returns fire to even series
Columbia (SC) State

Coliseum marks 50 years
Greensboro News-Record

Offense shines in South Carolina's first scrimmage
Spartanburg Herald-Sun

March 21, 2009

NCAA March Madness Central
ncaa.com

From the Greensboro News-Record
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13th-seeded Cleveland State stuns Wake Forest
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Coliseum officials upset with NCAA's increased 'branding'
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Rick Barnes still watching Tobacco Road from afar

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Nightmare in Miami
  Upstart Cleveland State romps, ending Wake Forest's season

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Cleveland St stuns Wake Forest 84-69

Dayton downs disappointed WVU
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Orlando Sentinel
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FSU suffers heartbreaking 61-59 loss in OT in NCAA Tournament
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NCAA rejects FSU president's suggestion to have committee rule on stripping team of victories

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Duke vs. Texas could stack up as 3-on-3 game
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Hansbrough: 'Hey, this could be my last college game ever'

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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K uses golden rules to improve Duke
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LSU presents a threat to Heels
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'Easy Ed' is playing hard for Heels
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Lawson a tip-off decision
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UNC-CH fans still have a word for Barnes- Boo!!!
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Hurricanes' rally swamps Islanders

Tigers eye challenge of taking down Heels
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Investigators- Ajiboye involved in drug deal
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Gilmartin, 'Noles shut down Tigers

USC's Ajiboye charged
Greensboro News-Record

March 20, 2009

Stinging exit for Radford
Roanoke Times

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Heels stomp Radford
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Tar Heels are No. 1 -- in hoops revenue
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Blue Devils show up strong
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Shipp, Holiday lead UCLA over VCU
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Sendek's style same as it was with Pack
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Court deals Brodeur setback

Devils use big second-half run to advance
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Greensboro News-Record
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Women's death casts shadow over court
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One big, happy blue family at the coliseum
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Hansbrough sets ACC scoring record
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Deacons not looking back or forward

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Oglesby ejected, Tigers dejected
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How the East was muddled

From the Anderson Independent
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Oglesby's ejection part of a bad night for Tigers
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Tigers hit the road to meet Seminoles

From the Charlotte Observer
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Which Deacons will show up tonight?
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Bobcats' Wallace- 'I just ignore pain now'

Strange- Ferguson pulling for Vols, except for Friday
GoVolsXtra

So far, SEC doesn't look underrated
B
irmingham News

Incoming WVU president a big sports fan
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Houston Chronicle
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UConn coach Calhoun hospitalized
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Bowden calls Florida St. penalties ‘too harsh’

Presley to get snaps as Appalachian's quarterback
Winston Salem Journal

UNCW's Haney developing a lively pitching repertoire
Wi
lmington Star-News

Five Clemson pitchers combine, no-hit USC Upstate
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

March 19, 2009

From the Winston Salem Journal
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2009 NCAA Special Preview
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No Cinderellas: Trying to find a team that comes out of nowhere to make a dent in the NCAA Tournament will be hard to find
Winston Salem Journal

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Hokies hold off Duquesne in 2 OT in NIT
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Tubby 'happy' where he is

HPU welcomes Tubby home
Greensboro News-Record

LSU gets taste of hoops fever in N.C.
New Orleans Times Picayune

Capel hoping to get back to Final Four, this time as a coach
Fayetteville Observer

Notebook- Do-or-die pressure can be great motivator in NCAAs
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Hansbrough begins quest for NCAA title
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Gimpy Lawson unlikely to play against Radford
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ACC title lifts Devils
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Canes win sixth in a row at home

Blue Devils look to get back on NCAA track
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Charlotte Observer
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Wallace, 'tired of hospitals,' plays on
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Kick returner Jones is heading to Titans

From the Columbia (SC) State
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USC-Aiken guard killed in car crash
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Cooper's arm, USC's bats batter Furman
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Tigers hurl no-hitter

Tigers hope experience pays off the second time around
Anderson Independent

March 18, 2009

Davidson, Curry bounce USC from NIT
Greenville (SC) News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Davidson takes first-round game
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Analysis- What's going on with Julius Peppers?

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Curry wins battle of star guards
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Tigers hope to avoid danger zone

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Lawson's big toe still a big concern
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Heels prepare to face yet another Greenberg
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Cutcliffe is upbeat
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Baldwin powers Heels
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Captain plans on staying

Look Slive, spare us the NCAA tourney jive
H
untington Herald-Dispatch

Get to know NCAA tourney from A (Arizona) to Z (Zips)
Houston Chronicle

Tigers, Wolverines very familiar with one another
Anderson Independent

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Cutcliffe excited for second year
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Brodeur sets NHL record for wins by goaltender

Doug Flutie visits UNCP
Fayetteville Observer

Greensboro- Is our coliseum neutral- Or mini Dean Dome?
Greensboro News-Record

March 17, 2009

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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U.Va. coach Leitao is a Cav no more
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U.Va.'s woes extend beyond Leitao's departure

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Leitao let go
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Losing was just part of why Leitao exited

From the Greensboro News-Record
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Fancher resigns at Appalachian
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State's Wilson close to return

Mountaineers to start spring drills today
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Lawson must practice
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Radford's big man a big draw
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Fate of Maurice not set in stone
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Pack looking for luck
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FSU will appeal part of sanction

Star point guards collide in USC-Davidson showdown
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Davidson's quest- The Beautiful Game
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NIT- Davidson at South Carolina, 7 p.m. Tuesday
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Deacons' long NCAA road begins with Cleveland State
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Bobcats are back, in so many words
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Panthers- No Peppers deal, or talks

NCCU faces N.C. State today
Durham Herald-Sun

March 16, 2009

Big East lands three No. 1 NCAA seeds
Houston Chronicle

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC-CH, Duke lead 7 ACC teams to NCAA
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Tar Heels could run into some familiar coaches
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Duke has scouting line on Bearcats' top scorer
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Restoring a crown
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Coach K, Duke live in moment
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Tar Heels' tuneup is no breather
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Wolfpack fails to get NIT bid
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Good picks and bad

UNC-CH, Duke to open NCAA in Greensboro
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Little guys in short supply
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It's Davidson-South Carolina in NIT
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San Diego State and Florida headline NIT
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NIT pairings
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Brown bristles at whistles

From the Roanoke Times
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Highlanders familiar with Tar Heels tale
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Hokies receive NIT bid and will host Duquesne

WVU has date with Dayton
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Columbia (SC) State
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USC misses out on first NCAA bid since 2004
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Weak SEC holds back Gamecocks
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Basketball- Tigers land no. 7 seed, face Michigan

ODU, JMU, Mount St. Mary's, Liberty selected for CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament; Richmond in CBI
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Tigers wrap up sweep of Demon Deacons
Greenville (SC) News

March 15, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Fighting for title, seeding
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Seminoles too much for Heels
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Capitals top Hurricanes in shootout

'Noles advance to first ACC final after upsetting top-seeded Tar Heels
Tallahassee Democrat

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Blue Devils know they face big challenge
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Greensboro would be fine with Duke
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Commish- No timetable for MEAC expansion

Atlanta doesn’t embrace the ACC like we do
Greensboro News-Herald

Cards complete title sweep with 76-66 comeback against Syracuse
Louisville Courier Journal

USC likely to miss big dance despite 10 SEC wins
Columbia (SC) State

From the Greenville (SC) News
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Clemson, Carolina may hear not-so-good news today
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Tigers await their fate as projected seed drops
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Gamecocks hope to get call from NCAA

Day 17 years in the making- ODU loses CAA tourney game
  The most celebrated streak in Old Dominion Lady Monarchs history is over.
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Bobcats streaking the other way
Charlotte Observer

March 14, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Devils edge Boston College
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Duke ticketed for Greensboro
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Heels survive against Hokies
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However fans saw it, officials have final word
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Lawson unlikely to play
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Canes in playoff mode
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Michael, Ackley power Tar Heels

Despite key call, try not to cry foul
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Demon Deacons flop on big stage
Greensboro News-Record

Devils win; Deacons fall
Winston Salem Journal

WVU latest Syracuse OT victim
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Bulldog rally renders Gamecocks speechless
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USC's bubble bursts, leaving path to NIT
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Clemson reports 6 NCAA violations
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Clemson, Parker sweep doubleheader

From the Anderson Independent
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Tigers have many problems, little time to solve them
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USC baseball begins SEC play at Mississippi State

Reliever gets two wins as Seahawks sweep Hofstra
Wilmington Star-News

Artest, Yao deliver win to Rockets
Charlotte Observer

March 13, 2009

Syracuse outlasts UConn in 6 OTs!
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tournament becomes an easy ticket
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Pack politicks for NIT
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Stars hand Canes second straight loss
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Eagles advance to rematch with Duke

Fitting finale for Pack
Greensboro News-Record

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Duke hitting its stride
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Plenty of empty seats in Georgia Dome

From the Anderson Independent
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Tigers find rock bottom with “disheartening” ACC Tournament loss to last-place Georgia Tech
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White-hot Clinch torches Tigers in ACC Tournament upset
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Blackwell leaves Tigers’ staff for USF coordinator position

Virginia Tech impressive in first-round victory
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Bobcats may hold onto Felton
Charlotte Observer

From the Columbia (SC) State
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USC begins a ‘new’ season
-
Baseball- Tigers vs. Demon Deacons

WVU upsets rival Pitt, advances to Big East semifinals
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

March 12, 2009

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Can't separate ACC, Big East? Why care?
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NCAA selectors to strike balance

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Right spots, automatic shots
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Wolfpack can't forget big loss
-
Canes still earn a point in loss
-
Gminski emerges as ACC's TV face

From the Greensboro News-Record
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A confident Wake poised to win ACC
-
Wake- Which team will show up-

Williams- ACC is 'granddaddy' of conference tournaments, just not as big a deal as it used to be
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Charlotte Observer
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Rodney Rogers talks about his ordeal
-
St. Joseph's defeats Charlotte
-
Bobcats add size, defense at point
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Updating Panthers' farewell to Lucas

New deals keep BCS bowl lineup intact
Houston Chronicle

From the Anderson Independent
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USC faces tough road in SEC tournament
-
Tigers send Spartans to 11th consecutive loss

Wofford hammers South Carolina, 16-8, in Columbia
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Greenville (SC) News
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Florida State to announce appeal decision
-
Clemson holds price on tickets
-
CBS- Ad sales hold up for NCAA tournament

March 11, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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To fight or not to fight? The NHL ponders the question
-
These coaches won the close games
-
Toe injury could put UNC-CH's Lawson on bench
-
Veterans abound in ACC Tournament
-
Errors costly as Pack drops fourth straight
-
Deacons coach notches 500th win

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Veterans fuel USC basketball revival
-
Tigers thump Spartans

South Carolina slams ODU in baseball
Hampton Roads Daily Press

March 10, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes leap into sixth
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Two Appalachian football players arrested
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Mock went both ways in rivalry
-
Wild cards make calling winner tough

From the Charlotte Observer
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West brings out the best in Bobcats
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Davidson's big fall- National spotlight to NIT?

Will NCAA exclude Curry?
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Mocs oust Cougars, win NCAA bid
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Gamecocks' hopes rest on SEC tourney
-
Gamecocks rally to hold off Presbyterian
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Notes- Clemson QB plans to transfer

VCU drubs George Mason in CAA title game to earn NCAA berth
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Anderson Independent
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Tigers play hard despite knowing ultimate ACC tournament fate
-
Tigers face wide-open quarterback competition as spring workouts open

Clemson slides, USC climbs in baseball polls
Greenville (SC) News

College-Basketball Notebook- Nestor out at Elon; HPU replacing Lundy
Winston Salem Journal

For sale- The house that Michael Vick built in Georgia
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Bobcats lower next season's ticket prices
Greensboro News-Record

March 9, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Hoops hysteria- It's a slam-dunk
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Seniors leave in style
-
Wake Forest comes in second
-
Suddenly, Canes look strong
-
Recruit spurns Pack

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Heels sweep Devils for regular-season crown
-
Devils come close but can't get over hump

Deacons enter postseason on a roll
Winston Salem Journal

Davidson's fortunes fall in league it made famous
Charlotte Observer

Hokies' NCAA chances dealt a blow
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Tigers' past mistakes catch up with them at end of ACC season
Greenville (SC) News

College baseball roundup- Clemson drops heartbreaker
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Oh, brother- Kurt Busch cruises to Atlanta victory
Fayetteville Observer

March 8, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke-UNCCH rivalry generates dollars
-
Miami rallies to defeat Wolfpack
-
Staal lights up Lightning

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bobcats top Knicks for franchise-best 6th straight
-
Curry leads Davidson over App. State

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Don't worry, Horn is not leaving USC
-
USC gets back to old ways
-
Beginning of the Dabo era

Tigers’ ACC fate out of their hands as they prepare for Wake Forest
Anderson Independent

Tar Heels walk to win over Tigers
Greenville (SC) News

Kay Yow has always been the pride of Gibsonville
Greensboro News-Record

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Old Dominion squeaks by on 'Duncan' day, earns semifinal matchup with VCU
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CAA roundup- VCU into semis
-
CAA tournament glance

March 7, 2009

WVU announces football schedule
Beckley Register-Herald

Schedule looks good to Stewart
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Andrews leaving football team
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Waters just fine with 10 years in Sun Belt
  When Wright Waters became Sun Belt Conference commissioner Feb. 1, 1999, he was given a mandate to add football to a league that was known mainly for its basketball teams.

New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes blow out Flames
-
Canes' chemistry better with Cole
-
Is ACC regular-season title worth it?
-
Will nine or eight players leave Heels?
-
Heels postpone project
  Because of the poor economy, UNC-CH will delay the so-called "Phase II" of the stadium's renovation, Chancellor Holden Thorp and athletic director Dick Baddour told The News & Observer.

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats take Hawks, 98-91
-
Wildcats might not be good enough
-
Men's Roundup- App. St. ousts Ga. Southern
-
Kidd Brewer Stadium is growing up

NCAA gives Florida State 4 years' probation
  Florida State may have to forfeit some of coach Bobby Bowden's 382 wins and will be on probation for the next four years as part of its punishment for a widespread academic cheating scandal.

Durham Herald-Sun

Seahawks' season ends with first-round loss to Hofstra
Wilmington Star-News

March 6, 2009

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Vols run away from Gamecocks
-
Spring practice starts with Knight time
-Tigers' football trip to Texas teaches tweaks
-Tigers need bats to warm up in big series
-Is Atlanta track the 'new' Darlington?

NCAA says Alabama's violations 'potentially major'
Birmingham News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Weary Wolfpack's season ends
-
John Wall would be success at State
-
A happy homecoming for Cole

Benny Moss not on hot seat of AD, backers
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats on a familiar road for Brown
-
Holt to Carolina? Owens to Hall of Fame?
-
Carolinas Mount Rushmore- Appalachian State
-
49ers men qualify for A-10 tournament

From the Greenville (SC) News
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Tigers face No. 2 UNC-CH's vaunted pitching staff
-
Widmann leaves Clemson baseball

Sykes shines in final game at Littlejohn Coliseum
Anderson (SC) Independent

Football legend McAfee dies at age 90
Durham Herald-Sun

Economic woes might keep CIAA tournament from growing for first time in 10 years
Fayetteville Observer

March 5, 2009

Davidson, Curry will go for 4th consecutive league championship
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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McCauley's happy ending
-
Heels survive to set up showdown with Duke
-
Cole returns to Canes

Hokies can't close deal
Roanoke Times

Why can’t regional title game be played here?
Fayetteville Observer

Fleury's slam helps UNC-CH's Fox get 1,000th career win
  Ochinko has another slam for LSU; Georgia equals best start in school history

College Baseball Insider

UNCW baseball team moves to 8-0 with win over Wake Forest
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
-Ex-driver faces moonshine charges
-Panther player's home for sale on eBay
-Bell wings it, scores 18 in Bobcats win

From the Anderson Independent
-Sykes shines in final game at Littlejohn Coliseum
-The world of the NCAA and its fast changing rules really hitting home

Mountain West pitches eight-team football playoff proposal to BCS
Tulsa World (AP)

March 4, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Search ends for Corey Smith
-
Blue Devils hang tough
-
Canes light up Caps
-
UNC-CH football adds three to staff
  Kaufman is a 25-year coaching veteran who most recently worked at Southern Mississippi. He has also coached at East Carolina.

-
Lowe pays tribute to McCauley, Fells
-
UNC-CH's Michael gets a jump on college
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A Yow legacy in song promotes women's game

College baseball polls are little more than nice diversions
Anderson Independent

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Dominating inside- Deacons, with big edge in paint, hold off Terrapins 65-63
-
ACC Notebook- Virginia apparently will bring Leitao back
-
Davidson to be wearing bull's-eye in Chattanooga

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Tigers slam down Cavaliers 75-57
-
Combined SEC-ACC basketball rankings
-
VMI routs Coastal Carolina 96-76
-
Furman rallies past Clemson in extra innings

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Singler, Henderson give Duke seniors a victory to end their Cameron careers
-
Heels head into drills with concerns, three new assistant coaches

MEAC expansion could bring 2 divisions, football title game
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Bobcats top Bulls 96-80
Charlotte Observer

March 3, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Former Pack player is still missing at sea
-
Have the Crazies lost their edge?
-
Canes feeling the crunch

From the Charlotte Observer
-Curry hits another milestone in victory
-Bobcats have to remind Diaw- Shoot, Boris, shoot
-Carolinas Mount Rushmore- N.C. State

Deacons battling hectic schedule
Winston Salem Journal

From the Columbia (SC) State
-USC faces battle for SEC East crown
-5 USC football players to watch this spring
-Clemson junior might pull disappearing act

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
-Growing pains- Upstate hits road for payday, publicity
-Area briefs- USC 18th, Clemson 19th by Collegaite Baseball

Purnell a finalist for national coach of year award
Greenville (SC) News

Redskins cut defensive end taylor after one season
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Closing number- Paulus, McClure, Pocius will close out Duke careers
Durham Herald-Sun

March 2, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Ex-NCSU star missing on fishing trip
-
Vasquez torches Pack
-
McCarthy adjusts to a new view

From the Charlotte Observer
-Bobcats' path to postseason rough, doable
-Curry keeps filling buildings

Baseball- Rain slows USC in rivalry
Columbia (SC) State

Slumping Tigers need quick turnaround before March’s madness starts
Anderson Independent

Change is operative word for Spurrier's team
Greenville (SC) News

NASCAR: Blast From Last
Winston Salem Journal

March 1, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Heels pass their passing test
-Duke closer to goal
-On the road with the McCauley family
-Thrashers' rally deflates Hurricanes

From the Charlotte Observer
-Johnson C. Smith sweeps CIAA tournament titles
-Okafor, Bobcats end road trip with playoff hope
-Curry breaks Davidson scoring record

Deacs win on road, 70-60
Winston Salem Journal

From the Columbia (SC) State
-Dominant Dores too much for USC
-Tigers tumble from high wire
-Gamecocks' timely hitting frustrates Tigers

 

March 31, 2009

From the Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
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Calipari appears headed for Kentucky
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Is Calipari the right guy for UK?

From the Louisville (KY) Courier Journal
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UK expected to choose Calipari
-
John Calipari isn't UK's best choice

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers boosters working to block Kentucky's shot at coach John Calipari
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Analysis: If Calipari goes, what's next?
-
Calipari's civic contributions would be missed as much as on-court contributions
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Memphis' potential coaching candidates
-
Geoff Calkins: Maneuvering for Calipari goes to overtime
-
One Tiger recruit could go with Calipari; Xavier Henry has no opinion yet

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP Miners fall in Game 1- Oregon State Beavers take lead in series
-
UTEP Miners begin spring practice

From conferenceusa.com
-Baseball Notebook
-Baseball Players of the Week
-Weekend Baseball Roundup
-Softball Players of the Week
-Memphis' Evans Named USBWA National Freshman of the Year
C-USA Daily Update

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Once again, Marshall football team at crossroads
-
Herd visits UK in baseball
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Houston WR who broke leg to sue Marshall
-
Humphrey, Williams get salute

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Thundering Herd quarterback job up in air
-
Same offensive, defensive coordinators will help Herd in drills

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Another arms race facing MU's Snyder
-
Calipari's exit would affect C-USA, Herd

From the College Football News
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120 Players You Need To Know For The 2009 Season - UAB QB Joe Webb
-
2009 C-USA Team-by-Team Schedule Breakdown 
-
2009 Conference USA Composite Schedule 

SMU football switching to 3-4 defense
Dallas Morning News

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice notebook- Berkman, Kalu full of tips for alma mater
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UH receiver who broke leg on cart plans return
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UH defense steps up at first spring scrimmage
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Rice spring football winds down this week
-
Relief in sight- Cougars take another C-USA baseball series
-
Oregon State tops UTEP in CBI title series opener
-
Kentucky gets permission to speak to Calipari

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF baseball program struggling under first-year coach
-
Marcus Jordan, son of NBA icon Michael Jordan, enjoys his visit to UCF

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Dozier's 3-game tear merits C-USA honors
-
Golden Eagles' O-line year older, wiser

From the Tulsa World
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TU expects offense to fly
-
Point guard gives pledge to Tulsa

Tulane envisions turnabout vs. LSU
El Paso Times

March 30, 2009

Taking a look inside C-USA's numbers
  CONFERENCE USA officials have expressed confidence that it and its 12 member schools can weather the recession pretty well, maneuvering through the gloom and doom.

Charleston (WV) Gazette

MU football practice begins this week
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Changes in store for Herd defense
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

UTEP Miners have high hopes for College Basketball Invitational series
El Paso Times

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH baseball rallies for 4-3 road win against Tulane
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Relief in sight- Cougars take another C-USA baseball series

Tulane's woes continue in loss
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Calipari may meet with Kentucky officials about coaching job
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Coach talking to Kentucky? Why wouldn’t he?

Lou Saban, veteran football coach who led UCF and Miami programs, has died
Orlando Sun

Weather woes
  Tulsa's scheduled Friday and Saturday practices were canceled because of rain and snow, respectively.

Tulsa World

March 29, 2009

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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UTEP the last C-USA hoops team standing in the postseason
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Memphis beaten at own game in tourney
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Herd poised for '09 turnaround

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP Miners, fans enjoy postseason run to tourney finals
-
UTEP basketball- Game Day reading

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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After slow start, Calipari's Tigers got the point
-
Tigers' season brought victories, great and small

From the Birmingham News
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Blazers ironing out kinks in spring practice
-
Productive day ends with injury

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Eagles set record behind slams from Stevens, Dozier
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QB Davis still a baseball fan
-
Davis, Williams vow to step up in McRath's absence

UCF Knights offense and QB Rob Calabrese starting to turn corner after dreadful 2008 season
Orlando Sentinel

Knights 2009 Outlook- Another Perspective
scout.com

Missed chances haunt Wave
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Houston Chronicle
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Cougar baseball- Say Goodnight to Tulane's bats
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UH defense steps up at first spring scrimmage
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Berry missing the mound; Fanuzzi stands out in spring game for Owls

TU will host Boise St., travel to OU
Tulsa Beacon

TU expects offense to fly
Tulsa World

March 28, 2009

From the Dallas Morning News
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3 SMU football players win appeals after losing scholarships
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SMU notebook- Former Timberview standout leaves men's basketball team

From the Hattiesburg American
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Fedora- Road trip a 'learning experience'
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USM sneaks past Knights

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers' Will Hudgens seeks sixth year
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John Calipari insists Memphis 'is where I want to coach'
-
Tigers feel the love in welcome home by fans

From the Houston Chronicle
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Maggard- Penders to return to UH next season
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Vollmer, Hunt impress NFL scouts at UH pro day
-
Year after player's death, Central Florida gets review
-
UCF review finds football training normal

Listen to the UCF press conference with Michael Glazier
Orlando Sentinel

Spillman flexes his skills
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Henry helps give Tulane good start
New Orleans Times Picayune

March 27, 2009

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers' rally falls short against Missouri, 102-91
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In this game, ball bounced right for other Tigers
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Tigers' postgame: Missouri 102, Missouri 91
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Missouri's press beat Tigers at own game
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Memphis Tigers' run ends, but their fans have plenty to cheer

From the El Paso Times
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Victorious UTEP now focused on Oregon St.
-
Former UTEP coach Billy Gillispie may be out as Kentucky Wildcats' coach

Blazers change schedule to add two televised non-Saturday games
Birmingham News

Two more UCF football games will be broadcast on TV, date of UAB game is changed
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice's Dillard worth risk for NFL teams
-
Casey puts on passing display at Rice's pro day

Hard work paying off for Passmore
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Tulane rolling into Conference USA play
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Tulsa World
-
TU basketball: A review
-
Graham challenges Tulsa's defense
-
Tulsa Notebook

March 26, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-Memphis' Evans Named USBWA National Freshman of the Year
-
UTEP Advances to CBI Championship Series
-
UAB's Polk Selected For College Baseball Foundation Hall Of Fame
-
Mar. 25 C-USA Golf Notebook & Top Performances
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Eastern Kentucky Downs Marshall, 10-7
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Freebies Cost Tigers in 6-3 Loss at Mississippi State
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UAB Baseball Versus Alabama Called In Sixth Inning
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Jacksonville's Rally Upends UCF Baseball, 9-5
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Southern Miss Football Works Through Wet Weather at The Rock

UTEP Miners top Richmond; head to CBI final
El Paso Times

UAB beats Tide - maybe
  About the only thing messier than the weather on Wednesday night at Regions Park was the muddy ending to the nonconference baseball game between Alabama and UAB.
B
irmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall baseball team drops the ball
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Herd fails to hold five-run lead

Herd loses to Eastern Kentucky in baseball
C
harleston (WV) Daily Mail

Meeks makes most of MU opportunity
C
harleston (WV) Gazette

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Calipari's court: Behind Tigers’ success sit lots of lieutenants
-
Instead of rebuilding, Tigers will their way into dream season
-
Tigers vs. Missouri preview

Offense has eyes on more records
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Will congressional hearings force changes in the BCS?
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UCF Spring Football Report- Knights' defense shines, but Taaffe is pleased with offense's progress

From the Dallas Morning News
-
Dickerson among '09 SMU Athletics Hall of Fame class
-
SMU Mustangs open practice Monday

March 25, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-Miners Punch Ticket to CBI Semifinals
-ECU's Roller Named Pro-Line Athletic National Hitter of the Week

UTEP Miners look to continue College Basketball Invitational run in Richmond
El Paso Times

From the Houston Chronicle
-
College Baseball- Rice wins marathon against Lamar
-
Cougar football- Spring practice is here

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall surrenders seven in ninth inning, loses
-
Hoskins has Youtube moment

SMU Mustangs open practice Monday
Dallas Morning News

Bo knows hitting
Hattiesburg American

Spring game goal unchanged
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers, Missouri will go on attack in high-octane matchup
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Tigers receivers to work together
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Ole Miss-Memphis game pushed to Sept. 6 for ESPN telecast

Graham says Hurricane's first practice goes 'great'
Tulsa World

TU coach optimistic about future of program
New Orleans Times Picayune

Mount Dora Bible standout WR Cornelius Whitehead commits to UCF
Orlando Sentinel

March 24, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-Baseball Players of the Week
-Weekend Baseball Roundup
-Softball Notebook
-Softball Players of the Week

UTEP Miners tops Huskies; Richmond up next
El Paso Times

Houston QB Joseph leaves team
Greenville Daily Reflector (AP)

From the Houston Chronicle
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Quarterback Joseph ends his UH career
  If he transfers, quarterback can play another year

-
Texas Colleges- UH begins spring football practice today
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Rice Notebook- Raines looks to gain attention of NFL

Fedora hopes Madison trip draws crowd
  Eagles' practice open to public - and potential recruits

Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tommy West looks forward to spring practice opening
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Unlike rest of the West, Tigers have been there, won that

SMU Mustangs football team to honor LeVias
  SMU football coach June Jones will have a player wear No. 23 in the 2009 season in honor of Jerry LeVias, a former Mustangs receiver in the '60s who was the first black scholarship athlete in the Southwest Conference.

Dallas Morning News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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MU spring practice begins March 31
-
Marshall baseball at home Tuesday

TU hires Momic as new coach
New Orleans Times Picayune

March 23, 2009

Archer's timely hit lifts Eagles over Owls
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Herd gets 2 in 9th to edge Memphis
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Ripley's Noah Fischer to walk on at Marshall
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Houston Chronicle
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Cougar baseball- Another big inning means 2-1 in C-USA
-
Owls baseball- Ojala, Berry update

Tulane goes on offensive
  Tulane had put together great defensive and pitching performances during the weekend but hadn't gotten the offensive performance it was looking for.

New Orleans Times Picayune

Risky business: Trying pressure defense on Tigers may backfire
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UTEP Miners host CBI matchup tonight
El Paso Times

Wojcik still driven by NCAA quest
Tulsa World

March 22, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-Memphis Mauls Maryland, 89-70, In NCAA Tournament Second Round
-C-USA Wraps Up 2008-09 Women's Basketball Season
-The Switch from Indoor Season to Outdoors is Underway

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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How sweet it is: Tigers fans revel in beating Terrapins
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Tigers show they’re in a league of their own
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Replay: Tigers 89, Maryland 70
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Tigers take down Maryland 89-70, head for Sweet 16
-
Maryland's Gary Williams has reason to frown
-
Sweet 16 Tiger tickets

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Owls baseball- Something to hide?
-
Cougar baseball- 2-0 in C-USA

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Economy could affect schedules
-
Parallels between Dobson and Moss unmistakable
-
Straily, Meeks, Lape lead Herd past Memphis, 6-4

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Bad knee keeps Ewing off field
-
Owls shell low-flying Eagles

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF puts up a fight but falls to third-seeded North Carolina 85-80 to end season
-
Nissley delivers catch of the day during UCF spring football

From the Tulsa World
-
TU seeking replacements
-
TU: Three Questions
-
TU: Spring Outlook

UTEP Miners look to extend CBI run, get experience
El Paso Times

March 21, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-Tulsa Falls in NIT Second-Round at Auburn, 74-55
C-USA Daily Update

Sloppy loss bumps TU from NIT
Tulsa World

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers' Robert Dozier: 'We kind of get used to winning around here'
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Tigers shorting out from long distance
-
Preview: Memphis vs. Maryland
-
Tigers notebook: Sallie still coming off bench

UTEP basketball- Northeastern has history in El Paso
El Paso Times

Powerful Rice frustrates USM
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Houston Chronicle
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Cougar baseball- 1-0 in C-USA
-
Owls football- Practice No. 8

Straily, Meeks, Lape lead Herd past Memphis, 6-4
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

UCF looks to get the job done against North Carolina-Chapel Hill in the women's NCAA Tournament
Orlando Sentinel

Tar Heels face a young foe
Raleigh News & Observer

Tigers, Tulane each add prospect
New Orleans Times Picayune

March 20, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-Memphis Advances To NCAA Second Round With Win Over Cal State-Northridge
C-USA Daily Update

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Ride Sallie, ride: Sharpshooting sophomore carries Tigers with 10 3-pointers
-
Sizzling Sallie: Thanks to record-setting display, Memphis Tigers claim opening game
-
Roburt Sallie lights it up for Tigers
-
Cal State Northridge followed its gameplan against Tigers
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Trey Day the Roburt Sallie way
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Tigers replay: U of M 81, Cal State Northridge 70

From the Birmingham News
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Mike Davis says he plans to remain UAB's basketball coach
-
Shoop says pitching will be key to UAB's success

Ranked Owls' pitching to test Golden Eagles
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Tulane knows it has work to do
New Orleans Times Picayune

Baseball’s woes continue versus UF
  Record Crowd Sees UCF Fall To Florida In Baseball
Central Florida Future

UCF starting QB Rob Calabrese talks to media for 1st time
Orlando Sentinel

TU's NIT march hits Auburn
Tulsa World

SMU loses WNIT opener to Louisiana Tech
Dallas Morning News

From the El Paso Times
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Standout JC player commits to UTEP
-
UTEP Miners '09 football schedule announced

Tulane defensive end granted extra year of eligibility
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Spillman, Passmore look to improve their stock
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

March 19, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-Calipari Named Sports Illustrated National Coach of the Year
-UAB's Oliver Named Candidate For Lowe's Senior CLASS Award
-Mar. 18 C-USA Golf Notebook

TU wins first round NIT game
Tulsa World

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH men fall to Oregon State 49-45 in CBI tourney
-
Comerota's bat sparks Rice's 8-1 win over UH

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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TAG, you're it: Tigers look to maturing Taggart
-
More and more are jumping on board Tigers express
-
Tigers say Kansas game is so last year
-
(2) Memphis vs. (15) Cal State Northridge Preview
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Magazine names Calipari top coach

Northeastern up next for UTEP in Round 2 of the College Basketball Invitational
El Paso Times

USM Falls to Northern Colorado, 8-7
southernmiss.com

Eagle outfielder enjoying healthy season
Hattiesburg American

Marshall beats W.Va. State, gets ready for C-USA play
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Blazers rotate players to help sharpen skills
B
irmingham News

Six UCF football players eager to return to field after injuries kept them out
Orlando Sentinel

SMU keeps rebuilding season going with WNIT home game
Dallas Morning News

March 18, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-UCF's Romans Named to the Johnny Bench Award Watch List
-UAB's Towe Named Pro-Line Athletic National Hitter of the Week
-Softball Notebook
-Softball Players of the Week
  Southern Miss' Hill and East Carolina's Paisley Honored

-Women's Tennis Notebook
-Men's Tennis Notebook

UTEP men's basketball team tops Nevada in CBI Tournament nailbiter
El Paso Times

From the Birmingham News
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UAB ends season with NIT first-round loss at Notre Dame
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UAB Blazer football begins spring practice with limited participation because of injuries
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Alabama's collegiate basketball teams conspicuous by absence in NCAA Tournament

From the Houston Chronicle
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Record crowd sees Rice top Texas 6-3 in baseball
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UH considers CBI a head start for next season
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UH Notebook- Trio in some familiar waters
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College Baseball- Lefty Joseph leads UH to 6-3 win

Southern Miss topples MSU, 10-7
Hattiesburg American

Marshall baseball nearly defeats No. 7 Virginia
H
untington Herald-Dispatch

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Lack of offense costs Tulane 'disappointing' loss
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Memphis, SEC have no just cause to complain

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers' reputation misfires; Can they win West as 39th-best guns in big shootout?
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Memphis Tigers among Obama's Final Four picks
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Cal-speak: For Tigers' coach, words come as fast as wins

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Ex-teammates thinking of UCF WR Ereck Plancher on first anniversary of his death
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UCF's Taylor invited to participate in Final Four dunk contest

From the Tulsa World
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Long and happy history: Two NIT titles precede Tulsa's appearance
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Four TU games on ESPN

Seven bowl teams on Tulsa’s football schedule
NewsOK.com

March 17, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-UCF Set To Face Tar Heels in the 2009 NCAA Championship
-Baseball Notebook

UAB Blazers question NIT tourney spot
B
irmingham News

UH to play Oregon St. in College Basketball Invitational
Houston Chronicle

Miners embrace chance for more hoops
El Paso Times

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Non-BCS teams get overlooked for tournament, Calipari says
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Poll time: Memphis Tigers up to second in coaches poll, third in AP
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Young Clarion point guard named Calipari showed signs of coach

Memphis back in NCAA tournament with stingier defense
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

SMU, UTA, Oklahoma State get WNIT bids
Dallas Morning News

Eagles, Bulldogs to duel in Pearl
Biloxi Sun Herald

Cohen gets first look at USM tonight at Trustmark
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF football shaking up offensive line, secondary
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UCF releases spring football depth chart

Four TU games on ESPN
  Tulsa will be looking to avenge a pair of 2008 losses from last season when Houston (Nov. 7) and East Carolina (Nov. 15) visit Chapman Stadium.
Tulsa World

March 16, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-Memphis Earns No. 2 Seed in NCAA Tournament
-Tulsa and UAB Receive NIT Berths
-Houston and UTEP Accept Bids to 2009 College Basketball Invitational
-Weekend Baseball Roundup

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers draw No. 2 seed in NCAA's West Region
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Analysis: Tigers get good draw despite no No. 1
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Calipari finds motivational tool in Selection Sunday results
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Cal State Northridge has tough route to NCAA tourney

UAB receives invitation to the NIT
B
irmingham News

From the Tulsa World
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TU's NIT history
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Hurricane ready to just play

UH to play Oregon St. in College Basketball Invitational
Houston Chronicle

UTEP Miners will play Nevada in College Basketball Invitational game Tuesday
El Paso Times

Coach doesn't sugarcoat outmanned USM's fade down stretch
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Southern Miss falls in baseball, 11-4
Hattiesburg American

All but one of Herd’s 2009 football games will be played on Saturdays
Beckley Register-Herald

No MU football scrimmage in Valley this year
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Herd splits with Youngstown State
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane rejiggers football schedule
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TULANE FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
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Tulane stopped by UC Irvine rally

March 15, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-The Tigers Are C-USA Champions!
-Memphis' Evans Named The Sporting News National Freshman Of The Year

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis beats Tulsa, 64-39, to win fourth C-USA title
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Trophies still piling up for Tigers' Tyreke Evans
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Geoff Calkins: Hard to fathom what Tigers are achieving

From the Tulsa World
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Memphis thumps TU
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For TU, NIT bid seems likely
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TU loses 64-39 against Memphis in C-USA title game
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Notebook

Memphis beats Tulsa for fourth straight C-USA title
Houston Chronicle

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Golden Eagles put spring focus on kicking game
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USM swamps Louisiana Tech 24-3

Lawyers say UCF's trial in wrongful-death lawsuit may spell trouble for the school
Orlando Sentinel

Tulane upends No. 10 UC Irvine
New Orleans Times Picayune

March 14, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-C-USA Men's Basketball Championship Central
-Tulsa Advances To Final With Win Over UAB
-Memphis Secures Spot In Title Game With Win Over Houston

From the Tulsa World
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Hurricane sinks UAB
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TU Notebook

From the Birmingham News
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Tulsa advances to C-USA title game by beating UAB
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C-USA TRACKER

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers have no problems with Houston in 74-49 victory
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Calkins: U of M shows familiar killer instinct
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Preview: Tigers vs. Tulsa
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Replay: Tigers 74, Houston 49

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH routed by Memphis 74-49 in C-USA semis
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Rice’s Colwick wins pole vault title at NCAA Indoor meet

Should UCF part ways with men's basketball Coach Kirk Speraw?
Orlando Sentinel

Fletcher pleads guilty in gun case
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Fletcher pleads guilty, receives 6 months suspended sentence
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Golden Eagles edge Louisana Tech in baseball

Fletcher situation is tough
Hattiesburg American

Marshall baseball downs Youngstown
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

MU pays former official $200,000 to settle lawsuit
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

March 13, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-Houston Outlasts UTEP in OT, 89-85
-UAB Edges Southern Miss On Last-Second Layup in OT, 74-73
-Memphis Tops Tulane in C-USA Quarterfinals, 51-41
-Tulsa Bests Rice 73-51 To Reach Semifinals

From the Birmingham News
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Paul Delaney's overtime basket rescues Blazers from one-and-done in C-USA tourney
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C-USA TRACKER

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Delaney's charge sends Golden Eagles out in agony
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USM's stingy defense dictates most of game

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH needs overtime to edge UTEP in C-USA tourney
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Tulsa routs Rice in C-USA tourney quarterfinals

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP Miners force OT, but can't capitalize
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UTEP seniors try to impress NFL scouts

From the Tulsa World
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Hurricane romps past Rice; will play UAB next
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C-USA tournament
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TU Notebook

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers hold off Tulane, 51-41, advance to C-USA semifinals
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Ugly wins won't hold up come NCAA
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Memphis' Tyreke Evans a finalist for Wooden Award
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Anderson, Dozier missing in action

Wave's effort not enough
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF youth movement shows promise for 2009-10, but will miss Jermaine Taylor
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Plancher family files wrongful death suit against UCF

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-MARSHALL- A LOOK AHEAD
-Herd takes on Penguins for 3

Conference season to begin early for Golden Eagles in 2009
Hattiesburg American

March 12, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-Tulane Defeats ECU, 69-59, Advances To Play Memphis
-Southern Miss Knocks Off UCF in Opening Round, 77-53
-Houston Holds Off SMU, 85-76
-Rice Holds Off Marshall, 60-59, In First Round

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Calipari named C-USA coach of the year; UCF's Taylor is top player
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Cougars advance, roll over Mustangs
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C-USA roundup: Houston, Tulane, Rice, Southern Miss advance
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Today's C-USA Tournament games

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH men top SMU in first round of C-USA tourney
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Rice upends Marshall in C-USA tourney opener
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UH football schedule features showdown with Tech
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Owls open 2009 football schedule with 3 road games

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Rice upsets, eliminates Marshall
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All but one of Herd's 2009 football games on Saturdays
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Herd splits pair with Morehead State

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Herd season ends with 60-59 loss in C-USA tourney
-Losing to Rice in first round? Ridiculous
-Few witnessed Marshall's disappointing loss to Rice
-Herd releases '09 football schedule

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd comes up empty, heads back home early
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Notebook- Not a great sendoff for Humphrey
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Herd sets '09 football schedule

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU football schedule reveals no breaks
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Men's basketball- Houston 85, SMU 76

Southern Miss beats UCF at C-USA tourney
Hattiesburg American

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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Virginia will visit Hattiesburg in ’09
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USM quiets UCF sharpshooter in win

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Supervision of players heightened
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Eagles awaken in C-USA opener

UCF's Taylor has dud just hours after being named C-USA best, and Knights fall to Southern Miss 77-53
Orlando Sentinel

From the Birmingham News
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Blazers still holding out hope for an NCAA Tournament berth
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Blazers close out at home for first time since 1998

Tulane to host Tulsa in Friday night opener
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Tulsa World
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Let the journey begin for Hurricane
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Andrews driven by emotions, dad's death
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TU will play Rice in C-USA quarterfinal

UTEP Miners face Houston in first tourney test
El Paso Times

March 11, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-Live Online Video Available for C-USA Men's Basketball Championship
-C-USA Men's Basketball Specialty Awards Announced
-Four C-USA Men's Basketball Players Named USBWA All-District

Memphis a heavy favorite at tournament
Greenville Daily Reflector (AP)

Conference USA Tournament Preview
rivals.com

Forty names, games, teams and minutiae making news
espn.com

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Conference USA releases UCF 2009 football schedule
  The Knights travel to Greenville, N.C. to face 2008 Conference USA Champion East Carolina on Sept. 26.

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UCF Knights march ahead with optimism about C-USA Tournament

UCF leans on Taylor to survive
Florida Today

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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USM releases 2009 football schedule
  The regular season wraps up in Greenville, N.C., at East Carolina, on Nov. 28.

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USM needs quick fix to avoid one-and-done

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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C-USA looking to prove quality
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Tigers' Anderson, Evans, Witherspoon take C-USA specialty awards
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Long shot for success: Orlando Antigua's career takes odd turns on way to Memphis
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Calipari named C-USA coach of the year; UCF's Taylor is top player

Tulane Picks Up 15-7 Midweek Win Over McNeese State
tulanegreenwave.com

Southern Miss knocks off UNO
Hattiesburg American

From the Birmingham News
-Conference USA has some NCAA dreamers, but if things play to form, Memphis still looks like top team
-Arrest warrant has been issued for former UAB football player Will Dunbar

From the Houston Chronicle
-Memphis in league of its own as C-USA tourney begins
-C-USA preview- Shots of the 12-team field
-Owls open 2009 football schedule with three road games
  The Owls will hit the road for East Carolina on Oct. 17 before closing the season with five games within the state’s borders.

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Marshall begins C-USA tourney
-Marshall's Williams giving up final year

Herd looks to improve on its Conference USA Tournament history
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Herd's Pitts earns frosh honor; Calipari worried?
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Conference USA may be left out in the cold
KHOU

Doherty, SMU Mustangs see improvement despite record
Dallas Morning News

A long journey- UTEP senior living his basketball dream
El Paso Times

March 10, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-C-USA Announces Men's Basketball All-Conference Teams
-Men's Basketball Players of the Week
-Baseball Notebook
-Baseball Players of the Week
-Softball Players of the Week

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Marshall set to open C-USA tourney
-Marshall mission- four days, four wins
-Want to know best of C-USA? Ask Herd

Humphrey's career feat a rarity
  Herd senior continues four-year streak of earning annual Conference USA honors

Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Birmingham News
-Memphis makes case for The News' C-USA awards
-UAB players Paul Delaney III, Robert Vaden, Lawrence Kinnard chosen for All-Conference USA team

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers' Evans on all-conference first team
-Tigers tickled to have home-rim advantage over C-USA teams in FedExForum
-Comcast: "Equipment malfunction" delayed airing of Memphis-Tulane game
-Poll time: Memphis Tigers still 3rd in coaches' poll, up to 4th in AP

UCF's Jermaine Taylor makes first team C-USA All-Conference roster
Orlando Sentinel

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-Familiar faces missing from field
-Eagles hit field for first session, Brown off crutches

Brown, Fletcher absent for start of USM drills
Biloxi Sun Herald

UNO VS. SOUTHERN MISS
New Orleans Times Picayune

Owls football- Spring practice, Day 1
Houston Chronicle

From the Tulsa World
-TU tries to stay focused
-TU setting sights on C-USA Tournament, not beyond it

UTEP travels to Memphis for tourney
El Paso Times

March 9, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-UCF Wins 2009 C-USA Tournament With 65-54 Overtime Win Over Southern Miss
-March 8 Weekend Baseball Roundup
-March 8 C-USA Softball Recap

Inside Conference USA - Basketball
USA Today

From the Orlando Sentinel
-C-USA- There's more to us than Memphis
-Scouting the Conference USA Tournament
-UCF women win C-USA, make first NCAA Tournament since 1999
-UCF totals 17 hits, wins 1st series of the year

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Marshall set to open C-USA tourney
-Marshall rallies late to beat South Florida, 9-6

Herd tops South Florida in baseball
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Will third time be the charm for Humphrey?
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Houston Chronicle
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College baseball- UH snaps 8-game losing streak
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Owls football: New era as spring practice starts Monday (w/poll)

Spring Preview 2009 - Conference USA
College Football News

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Spring chance for youth to earn roles
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Women's basketball- UCF 65, Southern Miss 54, OT

Fullerton hammers Southern Miss
Hattiesburg American

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers get commitment from 6-11 DeMarcus Cousins
-Tigers bask in blue-ribbon glory at banquet before record crowd

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-Green Wave drops USC behind Moritz, Pepitone
-C-USA TOURNAMENT

From the Tulsa World
-Hurricane's goals remain obtainable
-TU: The Breakdown

Postseason pursuit- UTEP Miners gear up for run at C-USA tournament
El Paso Times

March 8, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-C-USA Men's Basketball Championship Pairings Set
-C-USA Women's Basketball Championship Central
-Women's Semifinal Games Televised on CBS College Sports

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers take winning streak further with 74-47 victory over Tulane
-After some technical difficulties, U of M rolls
-Memphis-Tulane postgame

Marshall's Bembry arrested, charged with 3 misdemeanors
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Herd falls to UAB in season finale
-Humphrey's shot a finalist for Game Changing Performance
-Herd seeded seventh in C-USA Tourney

UAB men's basketball seniors turn game around to defeat Marshall
Birmingham News

Houston beats SMU, 89-77
Dallas Morning News

From the Hattiesburg American
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Mistakes doom Eagles in 11-6 loss to Fullerton
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Lady Eagles to play for C-USA title
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Southern Miss falls , now heads to tourney

UTEP downs Southern Miss
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Houston Chronicle
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College baseball- Berry leads Rice past Notre Dame
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UH men beat SMU 89-77 in regular-season finale
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Rice men fall to Tulsa 60-50 in regular-season finale

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa stays hot, wins over Rice
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C-USA Tournament: TU plays either Marshall or Rice first

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Central Florida knocks off top seed Southern Methodist
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Wave starts fast, finishes USC

March 7, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-C-USA Announces "Ultimate Fan" Contest Winner
-Conference USA Softball Slides Into League Action This Weekend
-March 6 Men's Basketball Notebook

From the Houston Chronicle
-Rice men eye strong finish to shaky season
-UH men all business for season finale vs. SMU
-UH baseball allows 20 hits in seventh straight loss
-College baseball- Hit batsman in 9th gives Rice win

From the Hattiesburg American
-Fullerton blasts USM, 15-2
-Regular season ends today for Eagles

From the Birmingham News
-UAB senior basketball player aims to make Senior Day a day to remember
-UAB, Auburn may wind up in NIT

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Regular season closes at UAB
-Coal Bowl contract set to be extended

The other side of senior day today
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Herd's Hart faces two misdemeanor charges
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Pair of Aces: Tigers drew winning hand in Dozier, Anderson
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Tulsa World
-Tulsa looks to stay hot
-TU football: Assistant coach hired

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-C-USA WOMEN'S BASKETALL TOURNAMENT
-Big run sparks Southern Mississippi by Tulane Green Wave
-Tulane baseball falls to Trojans

March 6, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-Game 1- ECU eliminates UAB, 73-59
-Ten C-USA Players Named to NABC All-District Teams
-Classroom On The Court Cheers On Championship
-C-USA Football Spring Practice Dates

SMU men honor Fall with a 67-65 win
Dallas Morning News

Herd battling for better seeding
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-Herd likely to get No. 7 seed
-Marshall LB suspended after pot bust

Tigers bench needs to help
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Speraw says Knights are improving despite losing skid
Orlando Sentinel

Fullerton visits Hattiesburg for huge RPI series
Biloxi Sun Herald

Green Wave's Jones delivering changeups
New Orleans Times Picayune

ESPN's NCAA bracketologist: "Things are looking up in Tulsa"
Tulsa World

March 5, 2009

C-USA Announces Women's Basketball Top Honors
conferenceusa.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-57 and counting: Memphis Tigers hold off Houston, 69-60
-Tiger Replay: Memphis 69, Houston 60

From the Houston Chronicle
-Memphis holds off UH to extend win streak
-Marshall rallies in second half to beat Rice men
-College Baseball- UTSA overpowers UH 14-8
-Owls baseball- Bullpen results inconclusive

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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MU gets home win over Rice
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Humphrey leads Marshall to Senior Night win

Fond farewell to Cam
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Herd wins on Senior Night
-Type-casting Lutz as just a shooter costs Rice
-Hosting tournament another piece of rebuilding New Orleans
-Herd's home opener goes into extra innings

SMU men honor Fall with a 67-65 win
Dallas Morning News

From the Hattiesburg American
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Davis needs surgery
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Memphis only sure bet for NCAA tourney
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Eustachy's gesture says a lot about him

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-Golden Eagles rally, still come up short
-Golden Eagles work overtime, beat Warhawks

Mustangs hold off Eagles
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Birmingham News
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UAB's road to NCAAs hits a snag with loss to Miners
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UAB's Robert Vaden flummoxed by 0-for-69 minutes slump

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP Miners down UAB on senior night
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Only one team can be sure to get spot in NCAA tourney

Reese, speech spark Hurricane
Tulsa World

Jermaine Taylor's 29 not enough to save Knights against Tulsa
Orlando Sentinel

Green Wave rights ship
New Orleans Times Picayune

More DBs on the Colts' Radar
  Conference USA which is not considered a power conference, though the recent surges of East Carolina, Tulsa, and Memphis may change the way the conference is regarded...

scout.com (sub req'd)

March 4, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-2009 All-Conference USA Teams Announced
-March 3 Men's Basketball Notebook
-March 3 Women's Tennis Notebook
-March 3 Men's Tennis Notebook
-Rice's Berry Earns National Pitcher of the Week Honors

From the Hattiesburg American
-USM's Davis will not play next game
-Baseball Eagles will get noticed

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-INSIDE C-USA- Perception costs league come NCAA tourney time
-Golden Eagles look to break skid against struggling Mustangs

From the Houston Chronicle
-Memphis merciless to C-USA foes
-UH Notebook- Softball team gears up for big night

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers' toughest foes: Boredom, complacency stand in way of maintaining focus
-Preview: Memphis Tigers vs. Houston Cougars

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Tournament seeds at stake in late C-USA games
-Herd meets Rice for Senior Night
-This time, Crook has confidence
-Freshman backcourt returns for the Herd
-Herd baseball team opens home season today

Williams looking forward to future
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Orlando Sentinel
-UCF's Kevin Smith talks about Lions teammate lost at sea
-Wednesday's game- UCF at Tulsa, 8-05 p.m.

From the Tulsa World
-TU's Reese reflects on rich career with Tulsa
-C-USA Insider

SMU senior center's mother in U.S. for sendoff
Dallas Morning News

March 3, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-March 2 Baseball Notebook
-March 2 Baseball Players of the Week
-March 2 Men's Basketball Players of the Week
-March 2 Softball Notebook
-Women's Basketball Players of the Week

UH's Wallace to miss eight weeks with facial fracture
Houston Chronicle

Making headway at Rice
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-C-USA foes will do well to leave Handy be
-MU swim team has best GPA in nation

USM baseball ranked No. 27 by NCBW
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Unsung Beasley leads USM
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-C-USA shines in Tigers' shadow
-Calipari a finalist for USBWA coach of the year award
-Tigers jump one spot to No. 3 in coaches' poll, stay 5th in AP

Win No. 20 earns TU its first tourney day of rest
Tulsa World

TULANE VS. NORTHWESTERN STATE
New Orleans Times Picayune

UTEP Miners to fight for bye in C-USA tournament
El Paso Times

March 2, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-C-USA Announces Women's Basketball Championship Bracket
-March 1 C-USA Softball Recap

Freshman helps Herd to victory
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Pitts paces Marshall victories
H
untington Herald-Dispatch

Lutz's impact goes beyond boxscore
Charleston (WV) Gazette

USM rally falls short in first loss of season
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Houston Chronicle
-Rice tops Baylor in final day of College Classic
-A&M closes out College Classic with win over UH

Tigers' Tyreke Evans compares well to Derrick Rose
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
-Former UCF standout Brandon Marshall arrested again
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LSU baseball completes sweep of UCF
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UCF falls on the road to Marshall for sixth loss in seven games

Win No. 20 earns TU its first tourney day of rest
Tulsa World

March 1, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-SMU Wins Fourth Consecutive C-USA Swimming Championship
-Houston Men and Rice Women Repeat As C-USA Indoor Track & Field Champions
-SMU Wins C-USA Regular Season Title

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-From Marshall's future to his own, Bob Marcum covers all subjects
-Herd nips Knights

From the Houston Chronicle
-Second-half rally lifts UH men over Rice 56-51
-Berry shuts out A&M in Rice's win at College Classic

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tigers beat Southern Miss for 20th win in a row, 56th straight in C-USA
-Tigers replay vs. Southern Miss

Memphis dry spell
Jackson Clarion Ledger

From the Tulsa World
-Reese, defense the difference for TU
-Tulsa Notebook
 
Fan support: At least 500 Tulsa fans cheered on the Golden Hurricane's 74-64 win over SMU on Saturday night.

From the New Orleans Time Picayune
-Tulane tops UTEP for third straight win
-Green Wave sweeps doubleheader