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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

November 30, 2009
Computer Security Day
Cyber Monday
Saint Andrew's Day
Stay Home Because You're Well Day

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 407
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C-USA's crown jewel is in Greenville

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

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Holland’s Holtz hire has Pirates back on national stage
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C-USA title game ticket sales begin
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Positive pace: ECU fundraising reflects region's support

Pirates to host Houston in quest for league title
Kinston Free Press

Has college football finally developed post-season insanity?
ENC Today

Johnson Adds Another Mark
Titans Radio

Blair has big shoes to fill for Shockers
Kansas.com

November 29, 2009
Advent - First Sunday
Electronic Greetings Day

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
ECU-Southern Miss Game Center
-Myatt: Wilson has his Senior moment
-O'Brien:
Seniors capture defining win
-BVL:
ECU-Southern Miss Box Score
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
BVL Audio:
Replay Skip Holtz post-game presser
Talk FM: Replay Post-game Call-in Show
Talk FM: Replay Game Day Countdown Show
-BVL: Pirates overpower Spartans

From ecupirates.com
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C-USA Championship Ticket Information
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Pirates Down Southern Miss, 25-20
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Pirates Shoot Lights Out In Rout Of UNCG
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Lady Pirates Win Sixth-Straight, 68-45

Pirates secure division crown
Fayetteville Observer

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Purple power- Pirates check off another big goal
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Wilson's big play in the fourth quarter helps lift Pirates
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Pirate men rout Spartans on road
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East Carolina women improve to 6-0 to start season

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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East Carolina tops Southern Miss
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Pirates punch ticket to C-USA title game
Raleigh News & Observer

Pirates gain home-field edge for C-USA title game
Charlotte Observer

From the Washington Daily News
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Wilson comes up huge
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One 'special' win for the Pirates
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Morrow leads ECU past Greensboro
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Lady Pirates cage Tigers

Pirates get past Southern Miss, win division
New Bern Sun Journal

ECU tops Southern Miss in C-USA East Division clinching victory
Wilmington Star-News

Blocked kick lifts ECU past USM 25-20
The Associated Press

From the Greensboro News & Record
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UNCG rally falls short in second half
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East Carolina to host Conference USA title game

East Carolina goes back to the title game
ESPN

From the Hattiesburg American
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Bowl picture to become more clear this week
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This loss really hurt
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PATs not automatic for USM

From the Jackson Clarion Ledger
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Golden Eagles kicked again
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Blocked PAT changes game

Kicking game costs Southern Miss
Biloxi Sun Herald

November 28, 2009
Pirate Gameday

From ecupirates.com
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Pirate Gameday Central
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Balanced Effort Leads ECU Past BCU, 95-57
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USM-ECU Game Officially A Sell-Out

Gameday Forecast
Weather.com

From Bonesville.net
-BVL Flashback (2008):USM 21,  ECU 3
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Overton's Remote)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Spot in C-USA title game up for grabs
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Dowdy-Ficklen clash has plenty riding on it
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ECU seniors hope this is not last home game
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At a glance- Southern Miss at East Carolina
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Reserves play big role in ECU victory
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ECU men look to build on victory
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Darts and Laurels, November 28, 2009
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Game poses restrictions on traffic, parking

From the Washington Daily News
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Pirates put it all on the line today
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Pirates return from Paradise

Tudor's take- So. Miss at ECU
Raleigh News & Observer

Pirates seek second straight C-USA title
Fayetteville Observer

Stakes high in ecu's last game
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

GAMEDAY- ECU VS USM For The East Division Championship
WITN

Will USM secondary stop bleeding after 3 sub-par games?
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Friday chat with Southern Miss QB Martevious Young
ESPN

USM, East Carolina duel for Eastern Division title
Biloxi Sun Herald

Bowl picture jumbled, but USM likely to land a bid
Hattiesburg American

Mid Major College Football Breakdown Week 13
Mid-Major Madness

November 27, 2009
Paint it Purple Friday
Black Friday (Shopping)

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

Women's Hoops Hosts Lady Pirate Invitational
ecupirates.com

Roberts Returns To East Carolina With Lady Colonels
EKU Sports

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Fifth-year players backbone of ECU's turnaround
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Pirates face Wildcats to tip off Invitational
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New ECU dining hall is going green

ECU’s blockers a huge part of success
Kinston Free Press

Freeney a force for Pirates
Washington Daily News

Weekend preview- 'Bama looks for high Tide vs. rival Auburn
USA Today

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Eagles' success on Pirates' field hard to explain
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Eagles seem slated for bowl

C-USA notes- Southern Miss-ECU winner takes East title
Charleston
Gazette

Golden Eagles Look to Finish Regular Season at East Carolina
southernmiss.com

First things first for USM's Fletcher
Biloxi Sun Herald

Southern Miss' Fletcher aims for different goal
Natchez Democrat

November 26, 2009
Macy Thanksgiving Day Parade
Thanksgiving Day (US)

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Pirates put a lid on emotions

Talk FM
: Talk of the Town (Richard Burr)

Pirates To Paint Black Friday Purple
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates get short Thanksgiving break
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ECU upper deck tickets available for $10
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Campus: Fighting for breath

Eagles aren't relying on history for edge over ECU
Hattiesburg American

Pirates out to break USM's winning streak in Greenville
Biloxi Sun Herald

V.I. victory boosts struggling ECU
Kinston Free Press

Copper thankful for many reasons
Washington Daily News

November 25, 2009
Saint Catherine's Day
Shopping Reminder Day
Tie One On Day

From Bonesville.net
-Monroe:
The Pirate Experience
Bookend corners corner foes
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Calvin Mercer)

ECU Earns Seven Votes In Top 25 Poll
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU offense hitting its stride down the stretch
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College costs- Hold Constitution's principle on tuition

Fedora- East Carolina probably won't pass as much
Hattiesburg American

Tuition increases likely for ECU students
ENC Today

ECU has home field in mind
Winston Salem Journal (AP)

History Behind East Carolina/Southern Miss Football Series
WNCT

From ESPN
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Non-AQ picks, Week 13
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What to watch from the non-aqs, Week 13

College Football- Unlucky Week 13- Anything Goes In a Rivalry
Bleacher Report

LeClair's story will be a book
Rutland (VT) Herald

4 Ragsdale lacrosse, baseball stars ink college scholarships
Jamestown News

Kennedy's quiet leader
NorthJersey.com

Young & Johnson Too Much For Texan D
Titans Radio

Home Field Advantage Overestimated in College Football
LiveScience.com

November 24, 2009
Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day
Birthday - President Zachary Taylor (12th President)

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Stage set for more ECU-USM drama

BVL Audio: Skip Holtz Game Week Press Luncheon
Talk FM: Monday Night Quarterback Show
Talk FM: Talk of the Town

From ecupirates.com
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Holtz' Weekly Press Quotes
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Harris Takes Home Second C-USA Honor
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Pirate Gameday Central
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East Carolina Defeats South Dakota State, 82-73
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Pirates In Paradise - The Last Day

C-USA East Division on the line for Southern Miss, East Carolina
Huntington Herald-Dispatch (AP)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Southern Miss state of mind
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Sherrod leads Pirates past Jackrabbits

Motivated Pirates brace for Southern Miss
New Bern Sun Journal

ECU's Harris honored by league
Kinston Free Press

Holtz plans his motivation
Greensboro News & Record (AP)

From the Washington Daily News
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Pirates prepare for high-stakes showdown
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Pirates top Jackrabbits in Paradise

SDSU men lose, finish 0-3 at Jam
Sioux Falls Argus Leader

From the East Carolinian
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ECU moves within a victory of defending C-USA title
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Women's basketball improves to 4-0 for first time in a decade
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Pirates finish seventh at Paradise Jam

East Carolina ends its losing streak
Raleigh News & Observer (AP)

Non-AQ conference races decided this weekend
ESPN.com

Conference Call- BYU among hot non-BCS teams
SportingNews.com

Chris Johnson uses moves to elude Texans
The Tennessean

November 23, 2009
Birthday - President Franklin Pierce (14th President)

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 406
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Fans must answer the call

-BVL: Harris, AP & Coaches Polls
-BVL
: BCS Standings

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates In Paradise - Day Four
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Lady Pirates Edge American, 70-65
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Men Fifth, Women Fourth At Gamecock Invite

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pinkney creating his own legacy
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ECU Notes- Health sciences faculty recognized for published works
-Campus: Students’ persuasive speaking project nets $600 for local charities
-Campus: Students give time to make difference in community

Flexible Pirates knock off UAB
Kinston Free Press

Pirates control their title fate in C-USA
Raleigh News & Observer

One more look at UAB's loss at East Carolina
Birmingham News

Some notable locals
Raleigh News & Observer

November 22, 2009

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
ECU-UAB Game Center
-O'Brien:
Cool under fire, Pinkney prevails
-BVL:
ECU-UAB Box Score
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
BVL Audio:
Replay Skip Holtz post-game presser
Talk FM: Replay Post-game Call-in Show
Talk FM: Replay Game Day Countdown Show

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Top Blazers, 37-21
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Lady Pirates Travel To American Sunday
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Pirates In Paradise - Day Three
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Pirates Lose Tight Contest To Northern Iowa
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Men Fifth, Women Fourth At Invitational

Blazers Drop to Pirates, 37-21
uabsports.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Harris' three touchdowns lead East Carolina to victory
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Pirates, Pinkney pick apart Blazers
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Pirate defense bends, doesn't break
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Better effort, same result for Pirate Hoops

Pinkney leads East Carolina over UAB
Fayetteville Observer

Pirates stay on track for C-USA title game
Raleigh News & Observer

USM win sets up big ECU game
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Dwayne Harris' 3 scores lead East Carolina past UAB 37-21
Birmingham News (AP)

From the Washington Daily News
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Harris, Freeney help Pirates burn Blazers
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Pirate basketball falls in Paradise

Pirates defeat UAB 37-21
Kinston Free Press

November 21, 2009
Pirate Gameday
Family Volunteer Day
Ratification Day (North Carolina)

From Bonesville.net
-BVL Flashback (2008): ECU 17, UAB 13
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Mark Tipton)

Gameday Forecast
Weather.com

From ecupirates.com
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Pirate Gameday Central
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Military Appreciation Day Set For Saturday
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Pirates Fall To No. 10 Tennessee
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Pirates In Paradise - Day Two
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Pirates Continue At Gamecock Invitational
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Godwin Earns Contract Extension Through 2014
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Baseball Announces 2010-11 Recruiting Class

Pirates heating up as Blazers visit for pivotal game
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates, UAB square off in high-stakes contest
New
Bern Sun Journal

Pirates try to avoid getting tangled in 'Webb'
Washington Daily News

UAB puts bowl dreams on hold to get ready for East Carolina
AL.com

ECU can control C-USA East
Charlotte Observer (AP)

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UAB at East Carolina
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No. 10 Vols rout ECU, 105-66

ECU fans should count their blessings
Kinston Free Press

Vols force East Carolina into 35 turnovers
GoVolsXtra

November 20, 2009
Name Your PC Day

From Bonesville.net
-Monroe:
Kevin's Keys to the Game
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Rose Volleyball Team)

From ecupirates.com
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Second Half Surge Lifts ECU Past UNCW, 72-52
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Swimming Completes Day One Of Gamecock Invitational
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Pirates First Day In Paradise
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Softball Inks Six For Class Of 2014

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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QB background helps Davis during return
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ECU has finishing touch
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Pirates in Paradise
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Tuition will rise at ECU
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'Blind Side' catches our emotions unaware

From The East Carolinian
-Pirates support sustainable fashion by purchasing School House brands
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ECU winning streak over Campbell snapped
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Club hockey splits pair of conference matches

From uabsports.com
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Blazers Prepare To Face East Carolina Saturday
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UAB heads to Greenville for challenging C-USA contest

ECU's Lindsay closing in on milestone
ENC Today

UAB receiver Nick Adams endures through a difficult time
Birmingham News

From ESPN.com
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College Football Nation- 09 week 12 picks
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What to watch from the non-aqs, Week 12

SPECIAL REPORT- Get your beer here
WNCT

Stu's Hunt Down- John Gutekunst
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Pirates playing in Paradise Jam Tournament
Washington Daily News

Tyler Smith says Paradise Jam slam dunk for Vols
GoVolsXtra

East Carolina-Tennessee Preview
CBSSports.com

College Basketball Preview- ECU vs. Tennessee
The Spread

From the Spartanburg Herald Journal
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East Carolina-Tennessee Preview
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Richardson close to first official

November 19, 2009
Great American Smokeout
“Have a Bad Day” Day
Anniversary - Gettysburg Address (Abraham Lincoln)
Birthday - President James Garfield (12th President)

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Much to fix before Paradise Jam

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Joe Maverick)

From ecupirates.com
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Lady Pirates Host UNC Wilmington Thursday
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Roggeman Nominated For Courage Award
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Military Appreciation Day Set For Saturday
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Lady Pirates Sign Two For 2010

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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East Carolina’s Rock
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Seahawks up next for ECU women
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Campus: ECU students squeeze new uses from winery discards
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ECU trustees to consider tuition, fee hikes

Blazers Continue Preparations For East Carolina
CBS42

UAB notes- Linebackers are growing up on the job
al.com

Trip to Paradise not a vacation for Vols
GoVolsXtra

Signings excite the Pirates
Washington Daily News

GDS, Oak Ridge will prep crowd for Bobcats
  On Tuesday, two other critical cogs of the Tigers' 22-3 team committed to bigger and better things, as second baseman Ben Fultz signed with East Carolina ...
Greensboro News & Record

Third offer for GA receiver
  "I received a written offer from East Carolina," said Justin Scott. "They are the third school to offer me."
scout.com

November 18, 2009
Married to a Scorpio Support Day
National Educational Support Professionals Day
Birthday - Mickey Mouse

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 405
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Plenty to ponder after test in Tulsa
-Bradsher
: The Bradsher Beat
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New stars step up for Lady Bucs

-BVL:
Pirates hijacked in Buies Creek
BVL Audio: Skip Holtz Game Week Press Luncheon
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Adam Linker, NC Fat Tax)

From ecupirates.com
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Turnovers Doom Pirates In Loss To Campbell
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Holtz' Weekly Press Quotes

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU’s Johnson, Lindsay battle through injuries
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Turnovers doom ECU vs. Camels

UAB notes- ecu's Skip Holtz is the latest coach to worry about defending Joe Webb
al.com

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Camels ignite crowd with big win
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Cape Fear region poised for recruiting comeback

From the Kinston Free Press
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Camels shock ECU
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Pirates focused on finishing

From the Washington Daily News
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Campbell rallies to top Pirates
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Pirates look to stay strong

Reagan's Beroth commits to play for East Carolina
  Alana Beroth, a 6-2 center at Reagan, has signed to play women's basketball at East Carolina
Winston-Salem Journal

Lindsey playing through the pain
College Fantasy Football Insider

Three-point stance- Voices, anger, scoring
ESPN

Eight new things in college football that you can take to the bank
SportingNews.com

Football- Great Bridge kicker has the distance
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Pittsburg bowl game will decide juco football title
  ... 15th in total offense (404) under the direction of quarterback Dominique Davis, who came to FSCC from Boston College and has signed with East Carolina.
Joplin Globe

From UABsports.com
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Football Holds Morning Practice Tuesday In Cooler Temps
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UAB At Memphis Saturday Looking For Third Straight Win 
11/16/09 UAB Football Media Press Conference with Coach Neil Callaway
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Blazer Gameday Central

Boise State Men's Basketball Signs 5-foot-11 Chris Kupets to National Letter ...
Boise State University Broncos

November 17, 2009

From Bonesville.net
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Batten: Football Recruiting Report
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Juco star enters future QB mix

-Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Pirates tuned in to Tulsa time

-BVL: Recruiting Thumbnails (Dominique Davis)
Talk FM: Monday Night Quarterback Show
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Greenville Ballet)

From ecupirates.com
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Southern Miss-ECU Kickoff Set For 1-30 p.m.
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Jeff Stevens Joins Baseball Staff
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Davis Earns Weekly C-USA Honor

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU looking to rebound
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Pirate fans should forget BCS and worry about C-USA

From the Washington Daily News
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'Tailgate party' takes a twist
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Wilson records three sacks for East Carolina in win over Tulsa
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ECU looks to rebound against Campbell

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Pirates maintain division lead
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Pirates remain focused

From the East Carolinian
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Lindsay, Freeney's career-game's highlight ECU's romp over Tulsa
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Clarke paces Pirates in season-opening victories

Campbell Men’s Hoops hosts East Carolina in Buies Creek Tuesday for first time since ’46-47
gocamels.com

From the Kinston Free Press
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ECU to take on Camels
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ECU’s Davis honored by C-USA

USM-ECU game to be televised
Hattiesburg American

Tracking the eaglebank Bowl tie-ins
Washington Times

November 16, 2009

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
ECU-Tulsa Game Center
-O'Brien:
Pirates master rocky seas
-BVL:
ECU-Tulsa Tech Box Score
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
BVL Audio:
Replay Skip Holtz post-game presser
Talk FM: Replay Game Day Countdown Show
-BVL: Harris, AP & Coaches Polls
-BVL
: BCS Standings

-BVL:
Deacs dismantle Pirates

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Tops Tulsa, 44-17
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Defense Lifts ECU Over Western Carolina, 70-59
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Pirates Fall To Deacons In Greensboro

Tulsa Falls to East Carolina, 44-17
tulsahurricane.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU takes Tulsa by storm
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Deacons dominate ECU on hardwood
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Aminu leads Wake Forest past ECU 89-58
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Pirate women slam door on Catamounts

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa trampled
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Pirates plunder slumping TU
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East Carolina defeats TU 44-17
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Postgame thoughts on East Carolina-Tulsa
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How They Scored
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Notebook
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Statistics
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Performance stings Bryan
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Report Card

Lindsay, Freeney key Pirates' victory
News
OK.com

Pirates find their offense
Raleigh News & Observer

Deacons crush ECU
Kinston Free Press

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Deacons win big
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WFUs hot shooting sinks ECU

Pirates a game up in C-USA
Charlotte Observer (AP)

November 15, 2009
Pirate Football Gameday

From Bonesville.net
-Monroe:
Kevin's Keys to the Game
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Tangle With Wake Forest Sunday
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Lady Pirates Host Western Carolina Sunday
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Pirate Football Gameday Central
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Fenker Makes History In 2009 Season Finale
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Cross Country Ends Season At NCAA Regionals

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU makes its return to Tulsa
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ECU gets rare game vs. WCU
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Pirates get early Wake-up call
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ECU Notes- Donation culminates in award-winning faculty publication

From the Kinston Free Press
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ECU re-enters C-USA race
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Pirates look for upset of Wake Forest

Solidifying a legacy
  ECU's Pinkney hopes to go out a winner
New Bern Sun Journal

East Carolina goes on the road to face Tulsa
Winston Salem Journal

From the Washington Daily News
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Bowl eligibility in reach for ECU
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Pirates face big test early
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ECU-Tulsa game to be shown on big screen in Washington

From the Tulsa World
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East Carolina loss still lingers for TU
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Tu Notebook
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Tu Gameday Tips
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3 storylines

ECU at Tulsa
Raleigh News & Observer

IN GREENSBORO- Wake Forest to face East Carolina
Winston-Salem Journal

Few but big
  Jeremy Grove, who will go to East Carolina, will miss the rest of the season with a hernia.
Frederick News Post

November 14, 2009
World Diabetes Day

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
Pirates 'Wynn' opener
-BVL Flashback (2008): ECU 27 Tulsa 24
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Krispy Kreme Remote)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Open Season With A Victory
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Spivey Shoots Lady Pirates Past Charlotte, 84-61
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Alli-Oop- Lady Pirates Ready For Tipoff
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Volleyball Honors Seniors In Season Finale
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Wanko Signs With ECU Women's Tennis

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Wise guys fall to ECU
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Quarterbacks influence Harris’ play on field for East Carolina
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Pirates blow out Charlotte
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Second Century campaign pace ahead of schedule

From the Tulsa World
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Holmes helps TU with his return
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Tulsa Notebook
-Tulsa Gameday Page

If you are going to Tulsa/East Carolina you need to read this.
KRMG

From the Kinston Free Press
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Pirates use 'weighted bat' for C-USA
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Pirates come alive to win opener

Late run saves ECU in season opener
Washington Daily News

November 13, 2009
Friday the Thirteenth
Guinness World Records Day
National Donor Sabbath
World Kindness Day
Sadie Hawkins Day

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Tip-Off Season Friday Night
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Lady Pirates Host Charlotte In 2009-10 Opener

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Walter Jones)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU men open with Virginia-Wise
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No-frills approach for ECU defense
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Pirate women take on Charlotte
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Four Rampants make college decisions

49ers catch tournament fever
Charlotte Observer

From the Washington Daily News
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Paschal signs with ECU
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ECU ready to tip off season

From the Kinston Free Press
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ECU opens today against UVa.-Wise
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Hall column- Bar inches up for Pirates

ECU looks to bounce back in rematch of 2008 C-USA championship game
The East Carolinian

November 12, 2009
Chicken Soup for the Soul Day

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Clouds linger over Pirates

Talk FM: TOT (Walter Jones, Susan Daughtry)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates trim down costly pass plays
-Campus: ECU exploring partnerships for housing

Southern Miss, East Carolina sit in conference driver's seat
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Can this be the year for the Pirates?
Washington Daily News

From the Tulsa World
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Closing stretch big for Tulsa's seniors
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Bowl questions
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Tu Notebook

TU football- Bowl questions
Tulsa World

From the Charlotte Observer
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East Carolina (5-4) at Tulsa (4-5)
-Former Vance star will play for W. Charlotte
  He and his father said South Carolina and East Carolina have shown interest.
Charlotte Observer

Johnson Possesses A Different Type Of Speed
Titans Radio

November 11, 2009
Death/Duty Day
Martinmas
Veterans Day (US)

This year could be a telling one for ECU hoops
Washington Daily News

Coyne Named Diver-Of-The-Week
ecupirates.com

East Carolina faces usual dilemma with Tulsa
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU lands former Boston College QB
Fayetteville Observer

From the Spartanburg Herald Journal
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Canty still favors ECU
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Wilson likes MTU, WCU, and ECU

From the East Carolinian
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A golden opportunity squandered by ECU
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Penalties, turnovers foil ECU's chance of upsetting No. 20 Virginia Tech

From the Tulsa World
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Another test waits for Tulsa
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TU Notebook- Switching focus
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Tulsa Notebook
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Up close- TU's Gabe McGee

November 10, 2009
National Young Readers Day
Anniversary - Area Codes
Sesame Street Anniversary
Anniversary - USMC
Birthday - Martin Luther (Protestant Reformation)

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
– 
McCarthy nurturing youth movement

-BVL: ECU 2009-10 Basketball Schedule
 
BVL Audio: Skip Holtz Game Week Press Luncheon
BVL Audio: Mack McCarthy (with Brian Bailey)
Talk FM: Monday Night Quarterback Show

From ecupirates.com
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Holtz' Weekly Press Quotes
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Pirate Gameday Central

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Focus now on C-USA
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Tree planted to recognize ECU win over Tulsa
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Campus: Global classroom sets stage for cultural exchange

Injuries adding up for Pirates
Washington Daily News

Pirates lose Kass for season
Kinston Free Press

A night of missed 0pportunities- Virginia Tech defeats East Carolina, 16-3
Chatham Journal Weekly

November 9, 2009
World Orphans Day

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 404
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Musings: The good, the bad, the ugly

-BVL: Harris, AP & Coaches Polls
-BVL
: BCS Standings
-O'Brien
: Harris Interactive BCS Poll Ballot

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Wild West continues in C-USA
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ECU ready to tip off its season
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Student betting on his future

Pirate Rally Falls Short Against UAB
ecupirates.com

East Carolina Pirates - 2009
College Football News

November 8, 2009
Abet and Aid Punsters Day
Cook Something Bold and Pungent Day
National Parents As Teachers Day
X-ray Discovery Day

C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
Bonesville.net

Offense unable to match ECU's defense vs. Hokies
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU Sweeps Dual Meet At CofC
ecupirates.com

November 7, 2009
Republican Elephant Day
Sadie Hawkins Day

BVL: C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Fall To Memphis, 3-1
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Sean Allen Named Academic All-District

ECU's Marshall has season-ending surgery
Kinston Free Press

Devil is in the details for East Carolina's football team
Greenville Daily Reflector

Hoops preview- East Carolina
ESPN

ECU loses out on big-name victory, falls to Virginia Tech
Wilmington Star News

Hokies' defense held their own against Pirates
Lynchburg News and Advance

Tech's Carmichael- 'A win is a win'
Roanoke Times

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Sweet redemption for Tech's Williams at ECU
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Coachspeak from Virginia Tech-East Carolina

Robinson Continues to Impress
  I continue to hear a lot from East Carolina and West Virginia so I hope to be able to visit and receive an offer from them soon.”

scout.com (sub req'd)

November 6, 2009
National Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Awareness
Saxophone Day

From Bonesville.net
-BVL:
ECU-Virginia Tech Game Center
-O'Brien:
Offense fades in spotlight
-Myatt:
CFO West trial sputters
-BVL:
ECU-Virginia Tech Box Score
-BVL:
C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
BVL Audio:
Replay Skip Holtz post-game presser
Talk FM: Replay Game Day Countdown Show
Talk FM: TOT (Jerry Massey, VPI Play-by-Play Man)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Falls to Virginia Tech, 16-3
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Volleyball Hosts Memphis In Televised Match
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Malkiewicz, Woodward Named All-Academic

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Blackout for ECU offense
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Both teams struggle to find paydirt
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Police report few game-related incidents
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ECU's Marshall, Kass leave game with injuries

Pirates fumble away shot at Hokies
Washington Daily News

Williams leads Hokies past ECU
Kinston Free Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ECU still languishing on offense
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Hokies get the win in Greenville
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Hokies limit Pirates
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Hokies win the battle of defenses
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Observations

ECU faces Catch-22 in scheduling
Fayetteville Observer

PROGRESSING - East Carolina is a team that is 'deeper, bigger and more skilled this season'
Winston Salem Journal

Williams' 179 yards help Hokies avoid three-game skid
ESPN

No. 22 Hokies beat East Carolina, 16-3
The Associated Press

COL FB- Virginia Tech 16, East Carolina 3
UPI

From USA Today
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No. 24 Hokies beat East Carolina 16-3, avenge last year's upset
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Hokies-Pirates Game Review

Hokies use solid rushing attack to beat Pirates
Sports Network

From hokiesports.com
-Hokies snap streak with road victory at ECU
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East Carolina Notes and Quotes

Hokies win ugly, but impressively, at ECU
Lynchburg News and Advance

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Virginia Tech goes back to basics in 16-3 win over ECU
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Hokies step back off plank, for now
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Quick kicks
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A Hokies win, minus style points

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Ryan Williams helps Virginia Tech break losing streak
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Poised triumph shows Hokies haven't quit
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Teel Time- Blogging from Greenville
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Photos- Virginia Tech vs. East Carolina

From the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot
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Hokies steady the ship
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Despite win, critics of Tech's offense have more ammunition

From the Roanoke Times
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Tech avoids three-game skid
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QB Taylor gets Tech back on its feet
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See more images from the Hokies' rout of the Pirates

November 5, 2009
Pirate Football Gameday
National Men Make Dinner Day

From Bonesville.net
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Gold: Risky game at a risky time
-Monroe:
Kevin's Keys to the Game
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Candidates)

From ecupirates.com
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A Message To The Pirate Nation
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Pirate Gameday Central
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Parking Plan Announced For VT-ECU Game
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2009 Baseball Pirates To Be Honored Thursday
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Watkins Named Golfer-Of-The-Week
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Soccer Places Three On All-Conference Squads

Gameday Forecast
Weather.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pirates, Hokies rekindle regional rivalry
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Thursday's game poses restrictions on traffic, parking
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Game security plan in place

From the Washington Daily News
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Pirates look to duplicate 2008 upset
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ECU defense must contain Hokies duo

Pirates ready for moment in sun
Kinston Free Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-ACC missed on ECU
-East Carolina Top Stories
-Virginia Tech at ECU

From Rivals.com
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How They Stack Up- ECU - Va.Tech
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ECU gears up for Virginia Tech

VPI @ ECU Game Notes
Hokiesports.com (.pdf)

From the East Carolinian
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VT Preview
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Thursday night games create publicity, causes conflicts
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Dwayne Harris feature
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Often overlooked, the offensive line serves as ECU's backbone
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Blackout? What's the point?

Holtz inspired by the Hokies
Fayetteville Observer

East Carolina schedules its own in-season bowl games'
Fresno Bee

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Hokies' defense has shown too many holes
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ECU likes in-season 'bowls'
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Preview of Virginia Tech-East Carolina

Pride on the line
  Tech looks to end its two-game slide against a dangerous ECU team.

Roanoke Times

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Game preview- Virginia Tech at East Carolina
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Tech center may be tested

Hokies seek revenge over ECU
Virginia Tech Collegiate Times Online Edition

Loss to ECU still painful
Washington Post

Hokies look to rebound
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Seeking a cure for first-half frustration
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Hokies Look to End Loss With Thursday Night Win at East Carolina
TricitiesSports.com

Former NE Guilford lineman likely to start for Virginia Tech
Greensboro News-Record

What bettors need to know- Hokies at Pirates
Covers

Football Game Preview- #23 Virginia Tech at East Carolina
TechSideline.com

Virginia Tech Fans Losing Interest In The Season
Bleacher Report

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tonight's college football game preview
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Tennessee Titans' RB Chris Johnson racing to a phenomenal season

Chris Johnson named top AFC player
UPI

Johnson Promises Cars If Goals Are Met
Titans Radio

Race Chris Johnson? Teammate compares that potential matchup racing to a Ferarri
Winnipeg Free Press

November 4, 2009
Mischief Night
National Chicken Lady Day
Use Your Common Sense Day

From Bonesville.net
-Bradsher
: The Bradsher Beat
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Pirate Nation primed for primetime

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Brian Culligan)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Is Second At Hummingbird Intercollegiate
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Lady Pirates Reveal 2009-10 Television Schedule

Hokies looking for payback against the Pirates
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Pinkney cherishes chance to play on Thursday
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At the ready- Eyes turn to ECU on Thursday night

From the Kinston Free Press
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ECU's Lindsay fights through injuries
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C-USA announces future bowl partnerships

Hokies can't block out punt in loss to Pirates
Roanoke Times

EagleBank sets up bowl deals
  If the Black Knights (3-5) cannot win three of their last four games, the bowl would select a team from Conference USA East, potentially East Carolina or Marshall if they are available.

Washington Times

Thursday Night NCAA Preview- Virginia Tech at East Carolina
Doc's Sports Service

2009 Virginia Tech at East Carolina Point Spread Odds & Matchup Report
The Spread

November 3, 2009
Cliché' Day
General Election Day (US)
Sandwich Day

From Bonesville.net
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Batten: Football Recruiting Report
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Ga. recruit brings talent & intangibles

-Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Team, town primed for the big stage

BVL Audio: Skip Holtz Game Week Press Luncheon
Talk FM: Monday Night Quarterback Show
Talk FM: Talk of the Town

From ecupirates.com
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ECU In Seventh At Hummingbird Intercollegiate
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Holtz' Weekly Press Quotes
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Pirate Gameday Central
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Latest Letter From Coach Mack Posted

From the East Carolinian
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Talented young Pirates team looking to take next step
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Young looking to take over leadership role

Pirates shift focus to Hokies
Greenville Daily Reflector

Former Boston College QB Davis to play at East Carolina
Boston Globe

Davis to transfer to East Carolina
ESPN

Former BC Quarterback Dominique Davis Heading to East Carolina
NESN.com

Fort Scott's Davis commits to C-USA school
scout.com (subscription)

Canty still favors Pirates
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Excitement builds as East Carolina prepares for Virginia Tech
Washington Daily News

Pirates brace for high-profile game
Kinston Free Press

Virginia Tech steps out of conference for road trip to ECU
hokiesports.com

East Carolina aims for another upset of Virginia Tech
Hampton Roads Daily Press (AP)

Virginia Tech-East Carolina Preview
SportingNews.com

2009 Virginia Tech Football- East Carolina Game Guide
Gobbler Country (blog)

David Garrard left his imprint
Raleigh News & Observer

MASN to Televise Exclusive Wake Forest vs. East Carolina Basketball Game
MASN (Mid-Atlantic Sports Network)

November 2, 2009
All Souls' Day (Catholic)
Beaver Moon
Days of the Dead (Los Dias de los Muertos)
National Traffic Directors Day
Plan Your Epitaph Day
Birthday - US President Warren Harding (29th President)
Birthday - US President James Polk (11th President)
Birthday - Daniel Boone Birthday (frontiersman)
Beaver Moon

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 403
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Pinkney key against Hokies

-O'Brien: Harris Interactive BCS Poll Ballot
-BVL: Harris, AP & Coaches Polls
-BVL
: BCS Standings
-BVL: C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
-BVL
: Football Recruiting Class of 2010 Thumbnails

Seeing Hokies on TV doesn't change Holtz's plan
Greenville Daily Reflector

Non-AQ helmet stickers, Week 9
ESPN

From the Titans Radio
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Defense Smothers Garrard With Four Sacks
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Johnson Sets Single Game Franchise Record

November 1, 2009
All Saints' Day (Catholic)
Days of the Dead (Los Dias de los Muertos)
Daylight Savings time ends gain 1 hour of sleep

C-USA Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings
Bonesville.net

Game slowing down for ECU backup QB
Kinston Free Press

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Jackson eager to get back in the mix
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Home Run Derby held at Guy Smith Stadium

From ecupirates.com
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Malkiewicz Named Academic All-District
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Cross Country Runs In C-USA Championship

 

November 30, 2009

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Virginia coach Al Groh fired after nine years at the helm
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London among quality possibilities
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Who's next coach up at Virginia?
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Fat Groh contract big error by U.Va.
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Al Groh's official statement
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Al Groh's statement on leaving U.Va.
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Eagles beat Redskins 27-24 on late field goal

Tigers, Yellow Jackets refocus following stinging rival defeats
  There’s no question that, after Saturday’s events, the ACC championship game has lost a bit of luster.
Anderson Independent

Cutcliffe turns eyes to the future at Duke
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-UNC-CH survives Nevada's late run

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Smith, Pack stop Privateers
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Music City Bowl looks at UNC-CH

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers truly offensive after another Jake re-run
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Fox considering changes at QB, elsewhere

November 29, 2009

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Wolfpack in a shocker
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PACK'S BOWL- O'Brien 3-0 against Heels
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Skinner Era ends with rousing win over Duke
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Tribe surprises Deacons
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Appalachian begins playoffs with 20-13 win over S.C. State

State's Bible influences game from hospital bed
Greensboro News & Record

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Pack finds motivation
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Heels search for positives
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Devils lose but celebrate gains
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Dismal season ends for UVa
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Tribe stuns Deacs

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Deacons get the best of Devils
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Wolfpack leaves Tar Heels disappointed
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N.C. State proved it had plenty to play for

From the Roanoke Times
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UVa's Groh deflects queries about his future with poem
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Hokies sprint to finish against UVa

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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With a rout, Groh likely heads for exit
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U.Va. lets game slip away with fumble
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Al Groh's postgame poem

From the Columbia (SC) State
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USC ground game, stingy D smack Clemson
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Chick-fil-A Bowl warming up to Gamecocks
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Win is worthy of celebration for Spurrier
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Turnovers sabotage Tigers' offense
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Snafu on FG try turns tide on S.C. State

From the Anderson Independent
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USC hammers Clemson
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Gamecocks, flu slow Spiller down
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USC hammers Clemson
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Fans showed their colors based on tradition Saturday

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats snag first road win, 4th straight
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Still haven't found the No. 2 they're looking for
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Playoff talk is fantasy football

Richmond, Appalachian State meet again
Richmond Times Dispatch

UNCW hoops team facing unfriendly road
Wilmington Star-News

November 28, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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For most, it's a big game
  A win today would give the Tar Heels a sweep of N.C. State, Duke and East Carolina this season.
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Pack's Irving improving
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Three to watch
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Tudor's take- Wake Forest at Duke

SC State, Appalachian open playoffs against each other for 2nd straight year
The Times and Democrat

UR aims to quiet Elon's pitch-catch combination
Richmond Times Dispatch

Unbeaten Deacons home to Tribe
Winston Salem Journal

Pitt kicked to the curb
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Bama dodges Auburn upset bid to stay unbeaten
Mobile Press Register

Baseball America Assistant Coach Of The Year
  Virginia's Kevin McMullan can recruit and coach
Baseball America

November 27, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke's Lewis leaves his mark
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Protégé gets call to step in for ailing Bible
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Pack's offense will test Heels' defense
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Blue Devils forward Thomas draws inspiration from sports

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Deacons get a shot at Heels
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Appalachian State's multi-talented quarterback has set records that might never be broken

From the Charlotte Observer
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QB Edwards enters ASU a leader, will leave a legend
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Jordan would be best bait to lure LeBron

Parker amping up his ‘wow factor’ as he matures for Tigers
Anderson Independent Mail

From the Columbia (SC) State
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USC vs. Clemson- How they stack up, position by position
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Morris- Change needed in USC's rivalry
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Basketball- Tigers deep-sixed at 76 Classic

Key to game- When Steve Spurrier's teams can't run, they don't win
Greenville (SC) News

November 26, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke beats Sendek again
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Ducks beat Hurricanes 3-2
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A decade of champions

From the Charlotte Observer
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Be thankful, even for the Panthers
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Wallace fuels Bobcats to historic blowout
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Roots for Panthers' Sutton trace back to teaming with LeBron
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Worthy of a second chance

Pigskin ceiling- Here comes woman ref moving up
cnn.com

Cavaliers prep trick plays for Hokies showdown
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

UVa Players won't quit on Groh
Roanoke Times

Parker's baseball career aids first year as QB
Columbia (SC) State

Players win fans’ bragging privileges
Columbia (SC)
News

From the Winston Salem Journal
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The Legacy of Riley Skinner- Deacons' record-setting quarterback helped turn sagging program around
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Moore gave ASU big boost

November 25, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
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Spears, Braswell spark 49ers win
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Johnson not driving fans from racing
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State's top RB breaking records, without a doubt

From the Greensboro News-Record
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UNCG holds on to win behind Evans, Stywall
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Garden party is special for Duke

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tar Heels tired of 41-10
 -
ASU's Edwards tops league again
 -
Duke seniors want sixth win
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Sendek made perfect move

Some are more equal than others
Chapel Hill News

Friday night hotel stays key part of Red Raiders routine
RedRaiders.com

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Spurrier- Last year's distractions not present in '09
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USC's bowl picture remains far from perfect
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New Year's in Atlanta- What has to happen

Plenty of ties between Tigers, Gamecocks’ staffs
Anderson Independent Mail

Facing Hokies is bowl for Cavs
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Deacs take finale- Smith sparks Wake Forest past WSSU 76-52
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Deacs' secondary of concern to Grobe

November 24, 2009

From the Fayetteville Observer
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N.C. State offensive coordinator diagnosed with cancer
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Hokies survive trip to Buies Creek

LSU fans are thinking Les is less, not more
Biloxi Sun Herald

Stew, staff prep for tough Pitt defense
Beckley Register-Herald

Pack 41, Heels 10- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hasn't forgotten about last season's thrashing at the hands of rival N.C. State
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Pack's Bible has cancer
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Heels focus solely on beating Pack
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Beating rivals has unique perks
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Tar Heels win, continue as a work in progress
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Stars hold off Canes 2-0

From the Anderson Independent Mail
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Brad, Jeff Scott share unique Clemson-USC perspective
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'Cocky' given last rites at Clemson

How about a Clemson-Boise State game to spice up the bowl season?
Greenville (SC) News

Winthrop no match for No. 19 Clemson, 102-66
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Rivalry game should open season
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Tigers' fans can't make holiday travel plans yet
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USC, Clemson supporters unite for healthy cause

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Facing Hokies is bowl for Cavs
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Virginia Tech adds Pittsburgh to 2012-13 football schedules

Virginia Tech football notebook- Beamer wary of Cavaliers
Roanoke Times

From the Charlotte Observer
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Gross- Broken leg will heal even stronger
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Brown learning he won't sink with subs
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Panthers preparing for NFL's top running team
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Patrick's impact may trump the rest

November 23, 2009

Apps to take on Bulldogs again
Winston Salem Journal

From the Columbia (SC) State
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SC State to play App. State in FCS playoffs
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Division-champ Tigers have goals to meet

Ask Clemson fans which they’d rather do — beat South Carolina or win an ACC championship — and you’ll get a split decision.
Anderson Independent

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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LaRose ends drought in Canes' win
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Pack passes early test
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After FSU loss, Davis rights Tar Heels

From the Charlotte Observer
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Hamlin races to win, Johnson to record
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Bobcats end 7-game slide

Skins outplay their rival for 57 minutes, then lose the lead - and the game
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

History between coaches in USC-Clemson rivalry
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Circumstances kept the Blue Devils down
Durham Herald-Sun

November 22, 2009

From the Roanoke Times
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Grimm night for Wolfpack
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Clemson holds off wildcatting Cavs

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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'D' saves the day
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Houston toughs it out
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Pack's struggles continue

Crowning moment- Tigers earn shot at title
Columbia (SC) State

From the Anderson Independent
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Clemson clinches spot in Tampa
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Clemson coach to see pay raise next season

Appalachian State gets 9th straight win
Winston Salem Journal

November 21, 2009

Refs- Less might be more
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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Wolfpack can boost Heels' bowl outlook
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DeCock- Pack spends a day at the beach
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Heels lack firepower to topple Orange
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Jennings, Bucks keep Bobcats road-weary
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Panthers' early strategy unsuccessful

C.J. Spiller determined to make Clemson home finale a title winner
Greenville (SC) News

Gameday preview- Clemson vs. Virginia
Columbia (SC) State

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Reeling Cavaliers reduced to just playing 'for pride'
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Skins' punter drawing praise for arm rather than leg

ACC coaching changes expected
Fayetteville Observer

Mountaineer offense has been MIA
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Seniors gear up at Lane for last time
Roanoke Times

Q&A with WAC Commissioner Karl Benson
Birmingham News

Edwards' availability for ASU is uncertain
Winston Salem Journal

November 20, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
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All playoff hope flops as Hail Mary drops
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Smith takes hit on the way to the game, Panthers take bigger hit during it
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Miami outplays Carolina on both lines
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Delhomme, Smith not the same duo
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Bobcats point guards' disarray truly mystifying

Purnell enjoys early road tests
  “There were teams that were “bye games” on the schedule in years past that we've replaced with going to places like Greensboro, East Carolina and Liberty,”
Anderson Independent Mail

SEC EXTRA- League will fill all bowl tie-ins, a signal of sec's depth
AL.com

Three strikes and you're out- Time to get it right at ND
Chicago Sun-Times

TSU's Webster resigns after pulling off upset win
  Webster has more than 31 years of coaching experience. In addition to Tennessee State and North Carolina, Webster had assistant coaching stops at Florida, Kansas, Colorado, Northwestern, Wake Forest, Dartmouth and East Carolina.
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Kermit Blount To Step Down As Head Coach At WSSU
  A native of Richmond, Va., Blount began his college coaching career as an assistant at East Carolina University in 1983
WFMY News 2

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Pack tailback Baker gets sixth year
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7-footer commits early to Pack
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Canes get younger; Staal on injured list

More college games on TV is not necessarily a good thing
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Spiller figures prominently in Heisman lists
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USC wary of Spiller on kickoffs
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Let's hold off on crowning Swinney, Tigers
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USC baseball signs 13 for 2010 class
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USC holds off La Salle

Heels do enough- Thompson scores 15 in 77-73 victory over Buckeyes
W
inston Salem Journal

Do you really think Florida State would fire Bobby Bowden- I don't
Birmingham News

November 19, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
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Gameday- Sticking with no-huddle is a no-brainer
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Panthers must make most of odd schedule
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Panthers vs. Dolphins- Head to head
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Bobcats' backbreaker
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ACC-SEC rankings

Monies available
  Virginia has the funds to buy out football coach Al Groh's contract.
Roanoke Times

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke's Lewis finalist for Unitas Award
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Pack's grad rate lags
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Canes: Only move is to wait

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Defense Pays Off- Deacons make adjustments to stop Panthers
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Tar Heels get first test, take on No. 15 Ohio State in New York

Seminoles to honor Andrews at Maryland pregame
Tallahassee
Democrat

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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WVU-Rutgers gets noon kickoff on ESPN or ESPN2
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Stewart, WVU team says replays just part of game

SEC bowl-go-round is on
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Gamecocks' bowl bid needs 1 for the road
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Swinney wary of Cavs' knockout punch
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Richard Petty still draws royal following

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Seasoned Spiders seeking encore
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William and Mary has chance at history, revenge against Richmond

From the Greenville (SC) News
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FSU- Gov. Crist backs Bowden as coach
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FNCSU- ACC admits officiating error to Wolfpack coach

From al.com
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Moving parts complicate Papajohns.com Bowl's future
-Tuskegee to face Elizabeth City State in Pioneer Bowl

November 18, 2009

Tennessee men rout UNC-Asheville, 124-49
  Tennessee travels to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, this week for the US Virgin Islands Paradise Jam, where it will open against East Carolina on Friday.
Maryville Daily Times

Boilermakers prepare for Paradise Jam
West Lafayette Journal Review

From the Charlotte Observer
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Pumped-up Smith leads Devils past 49ers
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49ers embarrassed, but better than last season
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Compressed schedule puts pressure on Panthers
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Moose- I have some good years left in me
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Law caught off guard by trade to Bobcats
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Another Vols player in trouble
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Recruiting database

Harts excited about family reunion at Alabama
Mobile Press Register

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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If Cavs decide Groh must go, money not likely to be issue
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Hokies' pursuit of Taylor kept Wilson at bay
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Picking Skins over Broncos wasn't stroke of pure genius

From the Columbia (SC) State
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ACC feast is ready for Tigers
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Freshman sees both sides of USC-Clemson
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A first- Wofford beats Georgia
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USC baseball releases 2010 schedule

From the Greenville (SC) News
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Wofford goes on road, defeats SEC's Georgia, 60-57
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No. 22 Clemson, Potter overpower Liberty, 79-39

Smith's debut a slam dunk
Raleigh News & Observer

Cutcliffe- Belichick made right call, but ...
Durham Herald-Sun

Brawl, Weis will decide Big East bowls
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

TV vs. radio- NASCAR wants to know
Greensboro News-Record

November 17, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Singler helps Duke advance in NIT
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Heels riding a wave
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Pack not giving up
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Sutter making a case to stay

From the Charlotte Observer
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Jackson trade brings talent & risk
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Brown- I can handle Stephen Jackson
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Panthers hitting stride, but losing players

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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After three games, Iverson experiment is over in Memphis
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South Florida routs cold-shooting Virginia
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Virginia Tech, Cincinnati to play at FedEx Field in 2012
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No Laycock playoff talk yet

Clemson, South Carolina game set for noon ESPN start
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

USC turns focus to Clemson
Greenville (SC) News

November 16, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes finally win
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Heels hang on to beat Valparaiso
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Boston College makes late run for Atlantic title

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers' late-game heroics ices Falcons' comeback
-
Clarifying, updating- Gross out for the season
-
Johnson wins on his way to record
-
Bobcats' scoring woes start with point guards

Clemson same as any other game, only not
Columbia (SC) State

From the Houston Chronicle
-
TCU's 10-0 not equal to Texas' 10-0
-
Texas kick returner Monroe charged with DWI

November 15, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Interceptions help Heels upset Miami
-
Pack no match for tough Tigers
-
Yellow Jackets swarm Blue Devils
-
Hockey fans sad but not seething

Jackets overpower Blue Devils
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Apps 'bust' Phoenix
-
Deacs' defeat ends bowl hopes

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Final exam awaits as Tigers blow away Wolfpack
-
Gators sabotage USC's shot at upset
-
One mistake is all Gators need to escape

Aerial conquest- Virginia Tech easily tops Maryland
Roanoke Times

Even in camo, Terps can't hide from 5th straight loss
Frederick News Post

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
Hokies get on track with second straight 'W'
-
Sewell is sorry for outburst at officials’ mark
-
Eagles hang on, Cavs fall at home again

Decisive FG clinches victory and playoff spot for William and Mary
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
-
The anatomy of Jake's contract
-
Sorensen- Season feels over already
-
Bobcats shooting slump continues

A rarity- Bengals-Steelers really is a big game
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

BCS-hopeful TCU now 10-0 after beating Utah 55-28
Houston Chronicle

November 14, 2009

Agonizing setback
  Cincinnati stays perfect, ends WVU's BCS hopes
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Houston Chronicle
-
TCU returning to glory days, challenging FBS powers
-
TCU can back up title talk with win over Utah

UT players arrested in attempted robbery not making trip to Ole Miss
Knoxville News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Canes' winless streak reaches 14
-
Duke still plenty devilish
-
Miami may test Heel's stout defense
-
NCCU soaring to Division I

Tar Heels take first of 3 shots at bowl
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Wolfpack will try to keep its hopes for bowl alive
-
Final home game for Skinner
-
Cutcliffe, Johnson produce for Duke and Georgia Tech
-
Appalachian State to play improving Elon, with league title on line

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Davidson begins post-Curry era
-
Bowden, now healthy, lifts 49ers in opener
-
Bobcats' Mohammed is happy to roll with his role
-
Deacs, Noles barely cling to bowl hopes

From the Roanoke Times
-
Friends square off again
-
Game Day Breakdown- Virginia Tech at Maryland
-
Tech offensive lineman known for size, athleticism

Instead of a BCS Summer, Clemson could be headed for BCS Winter
Anderson Independent

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Gameday preview- Clemson vs. N.C. State
-
Swinney in line for raise with Atlantic title
-
Gameday preview- USC vs. Florida

Defeat, ejection a double whammy for Seahawks
  John Fields was ejected in the final seconds of his UNCW debut, spoiling a spirited late comeback that Appalachian State survived 79-68
Wilmington Star-News

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Uneven start for U.Va. in Bennett's debut
-
William and Mary shows some fight, falls to No. 12 UConn 75-66

November 13, 2009

Cincinnati good, but not invincible
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Rutgers defense bottles up quarterback B.J. Daniels -- and South Florida offense -- in shutout victory
nj.com

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Losing streak lives
-
Smith saves cold Pack
-
Duke figures size matters

Devils face tough injury situation
Durham Herald-Sun

Duke's Plumlee fractures wrist in practice
Fayetteville Observer

Tar Heels could open Auburn's new hoops arena next year
Birmingham News

Tech offensive lineman known for size, athleticism
R
oanoke Times

Tech's Bowden now punting with his head
Richmond Times Dispatch

Worst brings out the best for Hokies' Williams
Washington Times

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Can 49ers bounce back?
-
Rain forces Panthers indoors

November 12, 2009

Winning conference, not BCS, only realistic goal in teams' control
Myrtle Beach Sun News (AP)

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
HANDS DOWN- Elon's Hudgins is now an elite receiver
-
Straining- Deacs try to stay above water

TCU, non-BCS schools must be careful what they wish for
Dallas Morning News

Maryland Week, Volume 3 (Missing Mike O'Cain edition) ...
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

ACC notes- Beamer, Friedgen adjust to being friendly rivals
Fayetteville Observer

Lines are drawn; wardrobe smackdown set against Terps
Roanoke Times

Swinney says Branch facemask incident much ado about nothing
Anderson Independent

From the Greenville (SC) News
-
USC’s struggles against Florida contribute to slide
-
Calls for Steve Spurrier’s departure are unrealistic and prematur

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes' losing skid reaches 13
-
Ginyard doing it all for Heels

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bobcats off again, drop third straight
-
Touchdowns hitting a s(c)ore nerve

Do Seahawks have right answers for their opener?
Wilmington Star-News

WVU's Brown not the same since hit vs. Marshall
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

November 11, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Hurricanes owner won't panic
-
Duke looks to rebound
-
NCCU faces UNC-Chapel Hill in opener
-
ACC teams luring top prospects

Wellman defends Grobe's salary
Winston Salem Journal

Hite, Williams stoked on Evans' return
Roanoke Times

November 10, 2009

Assistant football coaches have deals containing novel clauses
  Filling the seats: Each East Carolina assistant gets $2 for each full-season ticket package sold after the first 15000
USA Today

The Heads are Rolling- West, Elson are '09's first coaching casualties
Yahoo! Sports

From the Roanoke Times
-
Pirates couldn't bring down Williams
-
Lines are drawn; wardrobe smackdown set against Terps

Grimm, Williams honored for play at ECU
hokiesports.com

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Former Clemson coach fires back after firing
-
Spurrier washed up- That's nuts

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Some notable locals in the NFL
-
Carolina's defense limits FIU in win
-
Canes turn to Legace
-
Pack gets top safety

Cavs could play spoiler
Charlottesville Daily Progress

ODU lands sought-after running back from N.Va.
  The 5-foot-11, 202-pound Harper was also being recruited by Pitt, Connecticut, Temple, Marshall, East Carolina and a host of ACC schools.
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

November 9, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Tigers suddenly an overnight success
-
With Houston, there's no problem
-
Archer makes winning move
-
Heels begin bid for third straight Final Four

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
Ready or not, it's hoops time
-
Draughn will miss rest of the season
-
Blue Devils couldn't get anything going

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers' upset bid unravels down stretch
-
Beason- 'it's pretty disheartening'

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Redskins show some fight but fall to Falcons 31-17
-
The question now is whether the Redskins can win another game
-
Buffalo option for Vick, Dungy says

Kurt Busch cruises- Johnson 38th after a wreck on third lap
Winston Salem Journal

November 8, 2009

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Jackets edge Deacons in OT
-
Appalachian holds off Chattanooga

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Heels ring up a win
-
Emotion, yes, but no offense
-
Pack snaps skid, whips Maryland
-
Canes lose game and Ward

Blue Devils didn't have many answers
Durham Herald-Sun

WVU win doesn't offer hope with Cincy on deck
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Greenville (SC) News
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C.J. Spiller, Clemson take control of ACC Atlantic
-
A Clemson championship game is (finally) within reach

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Tigers lay 4th-quarter smackdown on Noles
-
Coming unraveled- Hogs handle Gamecocks
-
Lack of progress maddening for USC

Comeback kid
Roanoke Times

'Canes blow away Cavs with second-half surge
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Turning around Virginia's basketball program is in Tony Bennett's DNA
Hampton Roads Daily Press

UNCW analysis- Seahawks can defend selves now
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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After slow start, Panthers gets defensive
-
Crucial- Keeping Saints' 'D' silent
-
Shinn says he's 'still full of life and fight'
  After finding out he had prostate cancer, former Charlotte Hornets owner 'was scared to death.'
-
Noah-energized Bulls drop Bobcats

November 7, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Aerial show expected as Duke faces UNC-CH
-
Injuries shuffle Wolfpack's offensive line
-
Leafs blow past Canes

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
Tar Heels again face air apparent
-
Duke-UNCCH game carries possible postseason berth

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Inside the ACC
-
Kasay is listed as questionable
-
Charlotte shooters ring from long range

Tigers try to seize huge opportunity
Anderson Independent

Game poses dilemma For USC
Greenville (SC) News

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Gameday preview- USC vs. Arkansas
-
Gameday preview- Clemson vs. Florida State

WFU will face tough test today at Georgia Tech
Winston Salem Journal

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
ODU has several secrets to its first-year success
-Hall's move is well received

November 6, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Charlotte's Meineke Bowl moves up a notch
-
Panthers running on empty at fullback position
-
Chandler's lost on Bobcats' vast information highway

From the Anderson Independent
-
Swinney stands behind Bobby Bowden
-
Hurting USC defense faces potent Razorback attack

After all this time, Lamb's Furman future may be up in the air
Greenville (SC) News

November 5, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke-UNCCH winner will have many bowl possibilities
  There's a possibility Duke could face East Carolina at the EagleBank Bowl in Washington, but that matchup would need a series of dominoes to fall, ...

-
Canes fall to Panthers

Davis, Cutcliffe seem to be saying nicest things
Durham Herald-Sun

2009 ACC Fearless Predictions - Week 10 
College Football News

What the Bobcats are doing right
Charlotte Observer

Gamecocks need win to survive
Anderson Independent

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Arms race in SEC- Garcia, Mallett atop league passing charts
-
Wait 'til next season

November 4, 2009

Hokies losing Thursday shine
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hokies look for return to winning
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

No. 22 Hokies forced to adjust their lofty goals
Staunton News Leader

Virginia Tech running back recovery from injury
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

Tech's Williams bounces back after fumble in loss to UNC-CH
Lynchburg News and Advance

Three and out no sure thing
Richmond Times Dispatch

No. 4 Cincinnati can match best start
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Duke guard Smith will miss two games
-
Duke's Lewis is in a passing 'zone'
-
Canes hit road without Staal

Bobcats' performance prompts flashbacks to '50s
Charlotte Observer

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Gamecocks close ranks on criticism
-
Teams lose often when kicking to Spiller

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Not all That Bad- Critics of ACC as a football conference aren't paying quite enough attention
-
Duke vs. UNC with a twist

From the Greenville (SC) News
-
Dip in FSU home-game attendance means million dollar loss for community
-
Bowden says he'll name new DC

November 3, 2009

Hokies look for answers
Washington
Post

Williams told to keep fumble in perspective
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

Hokies' Gibson trying to take advantage of second chance
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Roanoke Times
-
Center Via stoked for his 1st start
-
Gibson replaces Johnson at linebacker

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bowl hopes lift stakes for UNC-CH, Duke
-
Cutcliffe made Duke-UNCCH a game
-
Heels upset cost ACC
-
Peppers' play is on the money
-
Bobcats rally past struggling Nets

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-Change coming for Canes
-
Wolfpack still carries hope for good finish
-
Phillies hang on in Series

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Defensive coordinators- a rise, a fall
-
USC hogging ex-Arkansas coaches

Tar Heels trying to sort out who they are
Greensboro News & Record

ACC All Access- Virginia coach Al Groh addresses job security and boobirds
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Bulls might have provided blueprint to beat WVU
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

New Orleans Saints remain on path to perfection
New Orleans Times Picayune

November 2, 2009

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
College-like spirit exists in Saints-Falcons rivalry
-
There's no doubt LSU's destiny awaits in Bama

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers excorcising playoff demons in Arizona
-
DeAngelo makes franchise history
-
Notebook- Jake expects to play vs. Saints
-
Bobcats pitch in to bring youths to games

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Devils' defense getting job done
-
Heels gaining confidence
-
Pack relying on patchwork defense

Clemson's Bowers out for FSU game with hurt knee
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Lewis, Duke holding up under pressure
Durham Herald-Sun

McMurray snaps 86-race winless streak at wreck-filled Talladega
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Concussion may keep WFU quarterback on bench
-
Yanks close in on title

November 1, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Wake Forest lets another big one slip away
-
Gamecocks slip, slide away in Knoxville
-
Duke inching closer to Bowl eligibility
-
Wounded Wolfpack Can't stop Seminole flood
-
Oregon takes Southern Cal to woodshed
-
Lebron, Mo drop sloppy Bobcats to 1-2
-
Where will Panthers find a new QB?
-
Panthers looking to rewrite a little history Sunday

Wilson doesn't save Wolfpack
Greensboro News-Record

Duke delivers 'amazing finish' vs. UVa
Durham Herald-Sun

Blue Devils' 16 unanswered points frustrates Cavaliers
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Greenville (SC) News
-
USC stumbles on Rocky Top
-
Clemson rolls past Coastal Carolina 49-3

Hampton U. basketball team picks up pieces after Theo Smalling's death
Hampton Roads Daily Press

 

November 30, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Larry Porter Named Memphis Football Coach
-
UH Continues to Rise in National Polls, BCS Standings
-
Mark Snyder Announces His Resignation

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH's C-USA West title results from Cougars' focus
-
UH renaissance a sight to behold
-
How the Cougars kept their eyes on the prize
-
Rice unable to handle Pittman in No. 3 UT's 77-59 win

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
University of Memphis officially introduces Larry Porter as football coach
-
Former University of Memphis running back Porter returns as team's head coach
-
Larry Porter hiring prompts family reunion
-
Tigers' Roburt Sallie defends his way off bench

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Now pressure's on Hamrick
-
Snyder resigns at Marshall

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Decision brings end to an error
-
The Snyder years
-
Snyder's resignation shocks players
-
Turnstile count
-
MU fans anxious to win again
-
MU awaits bowl fate amid waning optimism
-
Gallery- Marshall coach Mark Snyder through the years

Snyder resigns as Herd football coach
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

UCF now awaits its bowl destination, but it might be a while before a decision
Orlando Sentinel

Bowl matchup against Hawaii a possibility for SMU
Dallas Morning News

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football team has building block for next season
-
UTEP notes- Jeff Moturi has career day in finale
-
UTEP basketball team set for I-10 rivalry with NMSU

TU seeks to build on victory
New Orleans Times Picayune

Three Storylines
Tulsa World

November 29, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
ECU to Host Houston in 2009 C-USA Football Championship Game
-
Saturday Football Roundup
-
Nov. 28 Men's Basketball Recap

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH routs Rice 73-14, clinches West
-
Rice faces questions after UH's Bayou Bucket rout
-
UH defeats host to place third in Alaska Shootout

No. 25 Houston beats Rice to win C-USA West
The Associated Press

Keenum helps Houston cruise to Conference USA West title
ESPN

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Larry Porter to be named Memphis Tigers football coach
-
Larry Porter has kept ties to city strong, which rings right with boosters
-
C-USA basketball- Tulsa loses for first time this season
-
Tigers' Josh Pastner leans heavily on aides

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Memphis selects LSU assistant Porter
-
Tulane falls short against SMU
-
Wave rolls past George Mason

From the Dallas Morning News
-
SMU wins, 26-21; Mustangs heading for 1st bowl since 1984
-
SMU defeats Tulane to lock up winning season, bowl bid
-Bowl rep says Hawaii is eager to say 'Aloha!' to Jones, SMU

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB loses to UCF, 34-27, in the season finale
-
UAB beats Florida A&M, 90-59, at Bartow Arena

UCF Knights hold on to defeat UAB Blazers 34-27 in regular-season finale
Orlando Sentinel

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall collapses at UTEP
-
Blowout loss fitting end for Snyder era
-
UTEP's Vittatoe has huge passing game
-
Whiteside leads Herd past Ohio

Vittatoe leads UTEP’s 52-21 victory over Herd
Beckley Register Herald

UTEP football team closes season with rout of Marshall Thundering Herd
El Paso Times

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Snyder's last loss?
-
Big night for big man as Herd defeats OU

Golden Hurricane dropped
Tulsa World

November 28, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Tulsa Closes Season With Overtime Win over Memphis
-
C-USA Women's Basketball Friday Night Roundup

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Steele scores 4 times but Tigers fall to Tulsa, 33-30, in overtime
-
Tigers-Tulsa Postgame- No new coach yet

From the Tulsa World
-
Dramatic finale
-
Hurricane stops the bleeding with finale victory
-
Seniors come up big in win
-
TU kicker boots Memphis in OT
-
TU rallies past Memphis 33-30 in OT

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Improving football attendance is struggle in Conference USA
-
UCF Football Preview- Knights at UAB

UCF not looking ahead to bowl game . . . yet
Florida Today

Cougars seeking revenge for 2008 Bayou Bucket loss
Houston Chronicle

Houston's title hopes hinge on win over Rice
Biloxi Sun Herald

SMU's success infuses life into program, aids recruitment
Dallas Morning News

From the El Paso Times
-
Marshall offers stiff test for UTEP football home finale
-
UTEP notes- Donald Buckram still gunning for rushing title

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
7th win would lock down a bowl bid
-
UTEP is cold, but capable opponent
-
Despite losing record, UTEP slight favorite to beat Marshall
-
Game notes- Marshall at UTEP
-
Thundering Herd meets Ohio in Charleston Civic Center

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Styles clash today when Marshall visits UTEP
-
Herd, OU renew old rivalry in new setting

November 27, 2009

From the College Football News
-
2009 C-USA Fearless Picks - Week 13 
-
2009 CFN Conference USA Week 13 Staff Picks 

From conferenceusa.com
-
Cougars Wrap Up Regular Season vs. Rice this Weekend
-
Tiger Football Players Receive Awards At Team Meal Thursday

Knights' second half turns fortunes around
  A UCF win at UAB (5-6, 4-3) on Saturday, coupled with a Southern Miss win over East Carolina, would leave the Knights in a three-way tie for the C-USA East
Florida Today

UCF practice notes- Knights want to build on defensive performance
Orlando Sentinel

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
John Varlas' C-USA football rankings
-
Tommy West era had plenty of highs, including Tigers' first bowl trip

Tulane QB Griffin stays positive after ugly loss
New Orleans Times Picayune

Bowl or not, Snyder still could exit Marshall sidelines
Charleston Daily Mail

Rekindling a long-time rivalry
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP Football Notebook- Sun Bowl will look different from Marshall's last visit
-
UTEP basketball team off to best start in 9 years

TU became its own worst enemy on the field
Tulsa World

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Lewis leads UH's upset of No. 25 Oklahoma 100-93
-
UH, Rice coaches have Bayou Bucket on their lists

November 26, 2009

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
USM notebook- Fletcher close to another 1000-yard season
-
A look at the C-USA bowl situation

Big Easy could be Herd's bowl goal
Charleston Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Marshall wants win, not turkey
-
Hanshew- Darius likely to return vs. UTEP
-
Marshall beats Lamar, 87-74
-
Marshall has block party for visitors

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP's Jeff Moturi hopes to go with a victory
-
UTEP Miner Greg Hiett quietly has secured place among nation's punting leaders
-
Saturday last football game for UTEP seniors

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH defensive end Riser steps up his game
-
The Rob- home, sweetest home, in all of C-USA

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Larry Porter still viable candidate in Memphis football coach search
-
Looks like head coach an easy pick for U of M
-
Underdog Oakland has Tigers' attention

From the Tulsa World
-
Groceries to gridiron
-
Senior Moments
-
Destined for success- TU's Destin found a home
-
Know the foe- Memphis
-
Jordan's record highlights TU win

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF Knights look to avenge last season's shutout loss to UAB
-
UCF notes- Knights will get a heaping helping of practice on Thanksgiving

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB notes- Marquee matchup in the middle
-
Bittersweet senior season for UAB tight end Zach Lankford

Sims' play is pivotal for Green Wave's success
New Orleans Times Picayune

November 25, 2009

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Houston, Eagles want a rematch
-
Return prowess sparks Eagles
-
Eagles wear out NAIA Crusaders

Brown coming on strong for Golden Eagles
Hattiesburg American

Brown catching up with Golden Eagles
Biloxi Sun Herald

From conferenceusa.com
-
Nov. 24 Men's Basketball Recap
-
Three C-USA Football Players Named Academic All-Americans

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Redskins' Jerry Gray appears to be leading University of Memphis coach search
  AD expected to name West's replacement as early as next week
-
Memphis Tigers uninspiring in 81-49 romp over Central Arkansas

Jamarr Sanders and Elijah Millsap lead UAB to a 77-59 win over Troy
Birmingham News

Special teams haven't been special for UAB
al.com

From the Dallas Morning News
-
Extra fans to be bused in for SMU's regular-season finale
-
SMU doesn't want to just sneak into bowl
-
Rice-Houston Preview Capsule

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Rice feeling good on chances to upset UH at home
-
Are Cougars on to something special?
-
Rice goes down against Arkansas-Little Rock in home opener

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Herd looks for win No. 7
-
Marshall can fire Snyder or go broke
  If Marshall football were a business, the CEO would be seeking Chapter 11 protection.
-
Even as sophomore, Pitts a veteran
-
Herd men's basketball team lands 2 games on local TV
-
Daily Thunder

Marshall men have a lot of work to do
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Herd at home vs. Lamar, looking to bounce back
-
Backups appreciate Marshall's workload

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UAB QB Joe Webb presents tough challenge for UCF defense
-
Where will UCF go bowling?

Give O'Leary One More Year, But Expect Results In 2010
Bleacher Report

From the Tulsa World
-
Jordan's record highlights TU win
-
Tu Notebook
-
Many factors led to TU's six-game skid

From the El Paso Times
-
Saturday last football game for UTEP seniors
-
Heart, desire define UTEP defensive lineman Steve Riddick
-
UTEP Miners look to stay unbeaten tonight

Tulane proves hope, miscues part of youth
New Orleans Times Picayune

November 24, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
November 23 Football Notebook
-
Football Coaches Press Conference Quotes- Week Twelve
-
November 23 Football Players of the Week
-
Houston's Keenum Named A Finalist For O'Brien Award
-
Nov. 23 Men's Basketball Weekly Awards
-
Mustangs Hold Off Huston-Tillotson, 69-65
-
Rice Takes on Undefeated Furman Tuesday
-
C-USA Women's Basketball Notebook & Statistics
-
NCAA Cross Country Championship Recap

Coach Fedora Weekly Media Conference Quotes...Nov. 23, 2009
southernmiss.com

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
-
USM takes aim at C-USA East title
-
Al’s grades

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Eagles' pass D needs tweaking
-
WR Brown gets groove back just in time for Golden Eagles
-Dixon, Fletcher, McCluster among Conerly finalists

USM win 'wasn't the prettiest thing'
Hattiesburg American

Time to go bowling
Laurel Leader Call

Conference USA News and Notes
NewOrleans.Com

Special teams key to UH's success
Houston Chronicle

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UAB needs to beat UCF to keep hope for bowl
-
UAB Coach Neil Callaway calls UCF a good defensive team

UAB players still hopeful they will play in a bowl game
al.com

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP Miners have not fared as well against C-USA's East Division
-
Same old story- costly mistakes doom UTEP

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Players devote attention to UTEP, not possibility of bowl game
-
Big guns out, offensive diversity in?
-
MU roundup- Fleming earns All-Academic honors
-
MU football notebook- Herd players removed from award consideration
-
Lamar, Ohio up next for men's hoops

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tigers' Curtis Steele churning out yards
-
Tigers' Will Coleman playing catchup
-
Tiger preview vs. Central Arkansas

From the Tulsa World
-
No wholesale changes
-
TU's Graham today- Season has been rough, frustrating
-
Wheatley ready for season debut

November 23, 2009

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Eagles weather storm
-
Eagles remain in hunt for C-USA East title
-
Brown reels in 2nd-longest TD pass in USM history

This Week for Southern Miss
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Young lifts Southern Miss past Tulsa
Mobile Press-Register

Will Herd face a long wait for its bowl fate?
Charleston (WV) Gazette

2009-2010 Bowl Projections
College Football News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
MU Football Notebook- Herd seniors win big on Senior Day
-
Victory gives glimpse of future

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH drops in AP poll despite win over Memphis
-
Give Coogs (now No. 25 in AP) Liberty, or give them ...
-
Rice captures first Conference USA volleyball title

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Memphis Tigers' search for new football coach narrows to two
-
C-USA roundup- Marshall gets shot at bowl

UCF riding high after convincing victory
Orlando Sentinel

Knights' defense limits Green Wave to 50 yards of total offense
Florida Today

From the Tulsa World
-
TU aims to end on a high note
-
Playing for the seniors
-
Storylines

Green Wave falls short against La Salle
New Orleans Times Picayune

SMU hosts Huston-Tillotson in basketball
Dallas Morning News

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP notes- Miners match program record with five fumbles
-
November ineptitude continues for UTEP

November 22, 2009

Saturday Football Roundup
conferenceusa.com

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Marshall holds on, beats SMU
-
Beating SMU worth a million to Marshall
  Herd attains provisional bowl eligibility
-
Young players Ward, Dobson make impact
-
Backups were ready to replace Darius
-
MU falls on road at Old Dominion
-
Pena will be last Marshall player to wear No. 10
-
Marshall baseball signs nine recruits

Herd hangs on for win No. 6
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Dallas Morning News
-
SMU can't protect quarterback, is trampled by Marshall in 34-31 loss
-
Bid is still within reach

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Marshall's win over SMU boosts UH's title-game hopes
-
Keenum throws 5 TDs in Cougars' 55-14 rout of Memphis
-
Rice defense drives one-point win over UTEP

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
No. 24 Houston romps past Memphis, 55-14
-
Analysis- Character of Tigers basketball on display

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Eagles stay on course
-
Armed Forces Bowl scout has Eagles on mind
-
USM surges past Montana State 66-62

Southern Miss blows past Tulsa
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Tulsa World
-
Loss ends TU's bowl hopes
-
Bowl streak comes to end

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF Knights crush Tulane for seventh victory of season
-
Knights offense slowly catching up to dominant defense
-
UCF's Troup has emerged as quiet leader

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane stuck in reverse versus Central Florida
-
Green Wave ready to face Explorers

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football team squanders lead vs. Rice, loses 4th game in a row
-
UTEP notes- Donald Buckram sets more milestones

UAB beats Georgia at Bartow Arena, updated with photos
Birmingham News

November 21, 2009

From the Birmingham News
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Auburn basketball falls to Central Florida
-
A pair of basketball games will be sandwiched around a football viewing party on Saturday at Bartow Arena
-
Team Day at school- Hey, there are other teams besides Alabama and Auburn
-
5 Questions- UAB offensive lineman Greg Bulls
-
Birmingham News sports podcast- Mark Ingram on the run, Auburn's Iron Bowl chances, UAB's challenges

From the Dallas Morning News
-
After decades of decline, pride has returned to SMU football
-
SMU at Marshall preview
-
SMU hosts Florida Gulf Coast

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Last call at home for Herd seniors
-
Special teams play key for Herd, SMU
-
Herd basketball facing tough test on the road

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Marshall in against tough coach in SMU's June Jones
-
Marshall courting recruits
-
This week in Conference USA
-
Game notes- SMU at Marshall
-
Thundering Herd on the road at Old Dominion

USM needs win to stay in line for East title
Biloxi Sun
Herald

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Eagles aim to keep heat on Tulsa quarterback
-
Golden Eagles take a road test

From the Tulsa World
-
Reeling Tulsa seeking rebound
-
3 storylines
-
COMING SATURDAY- Tulsa's goal is to have fun
-
TU aims to extend its unbeaten start

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH defense aiming to recapture its early-season form
-
Rice senior Dixon remembered for production, haircuts

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP Miners to concentrate on improving defense
-
UTEP Miners have motivation vs. Rice
-
UTEP notes- Mike Price tries to push case for Donald Buckram

Much Improved, UCF Still Has an Outside Shot
The Ledger

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF Knights beat Auburn for first basketball win over SEC team in school history
-
UCF Knights Notepad
-
UCF's Troup has emerged as quiet leader
-
UCF's A.J. Guyton fueled to succeed by rough past, supportive family
-
Game preview- Tulane at UCF
-
UCF Coach George O'Leary- 'Nothing but great praise' for WR Quincy McDuffie
-
UCF's O'Leary concerned about big letdown against Tulane
-
Tulane coach Bob Toledo expects tough going against UCF defense

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Three keys for Tulane vs. Central Florida
-
Sims' 3-pointer lifts Green Wave

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
The University of Memphis Tigers blister Tennessee Tech, 92-59
-
Houston's Case Keenum spells trouble for Tigers
-
Larry Porter leads pack of 4 to be University of Memphis football coach

November 20, 2009

Around Conference USA - Football
USA Today

2009 C-USA Fearless Picks - Week 12 
College Football News

Unlikely results could upset C-USA applecart
  What the league really needs to trumpet full parity (or parody, if you wish) is for Alabama-Birmingham to rise up and upend East Carolina in Greenville. And, for extra laughs, for Tulsa to end its five-game skid at Southern Mississippi.
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Conference title well within reach for SMU
Dallas Morning News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Hot SMU coming to Huntington
-
Darius will be game-day decision against SMU
-
Daily Thunder

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
SMU defensive end a 'freak of an athlete'
-
Herd men's coach trying to change team's road woes

Does UCF really have the rudest fans in Conference USA?
Orlando Sentinel

Knights impressed at way they rebounded
Florida Today

Seniors shoot for USM's 1st perfect home record since 1999
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Eagles have Golden opportunity
Gulf Breeze News

From the Tulsa World
-
Kicker nabs bragging rights
-
TU Notebook- Winding down

From the Birmingham News
-
Week 12 college football picks
-
Would regional football officiating remove bias or add problems?

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Wise, Horne lead Arizona men past Rice 66-49
-
Coogs trying to get through the grind (and much, much more)

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tigers find they can't go distance
-
Preview- Memphis vs. Tennessee Tech

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP Miner Notebook- Rushing leader will not play this week
-
Rice Owls enjoy boost from 1st win of '09

November 19, 2009

SMU on verge of title game with Marshall in way
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Dennis leads Southern Methodist's opportunistic defense
Beckley Register-Herald

Snyder- No place like a hotel for holidays
  Herd wants to get berth to EagleBank Bowl in Washington, D.C.
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Line back to full strength
-
Marshall kicker reminded of perfection
-
Jones yet to implement all of system at SMU

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Colleagues endorse Porter as natural fit for Tigers head-coaching position
-
MTSU's Stockstill withdraws name from Memphis football coaching search
-
Tigers earn big shot of respect vs. Kansas

Stockstill withdraws name from Memphis job
ESPN

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Tulsa on losing streak but playing for bowl
-
Eagles not saying much about bowl eligibility
-
New faces lead Eagles

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Eagles' LB Williams making own mark
-
Battle of Browns slated for Rock
-
Eagles focused on C-USA title

From the Tulsa World
-
Tu Notebook
-
Fedora has transformed Southern Miss' offense

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF's O'Leary concerned about big letdown against Tulane
-
Conference USA bowl picture- UCF-USF could heat back up

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
COMMITTED TO THE CAUSE
-
Wave feels affection for tournament action

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Injuries force UH freshman LB into starring role
-
Rice Notebook- Bailiff's job safe despite 1-9 record

Notebook- UTEP Miners not lacking for any motivation
El Paso Times

Eight Teams Prep for C-USA Volleyball Championship
conferenceusa.com

November 18, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Men's Basketball Recap
-
Houston Defeats Nicholls State, 92-60
-
Marshall Defeats MTSU, 63-60
-
Tigers Give No. 1 Kansas All They Can Handle
-
Southern Miss Defeats New Orleans, 71-62
-
UAB Downs Jacksonville State 87-62
-
UH's Keenum Named One of 15 "Players To Watch" for Walter Camp Football Foundation Player of the Year Award
-
Tulane Football Standout Jeremy Williams Receives Invitations from Senior Bowl, East-West Shrine Game
-
Football Coaches Press Conference Quotes- Week Eleven

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Oh so close- Memphis Tigers almost pull upset, lose to Kansas 57-55
-
Tigers look beyond Houston
-
Tigers to talk to MTSU's Rick Stockstill about vacancy

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Hoops season begins; could UH get into Liberty Bowl through the back door?
-
Cougars roll past Nicholls State 92-60 in opener
-
UH notebook- Coogs net tall catch in 7-3 center Dahl

UAB beats Jacksonville State 87-62
al.com

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Slate's Herd career is over
-
Herd hangs on for 63-60 win over MTSU

Herd O-line should be healthy for Mustangs
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Marshall coach Mark Snyder on SMU
Dallas Morning News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Snyder family hopes for Christmas on road
-
Slate out for the year
-
Defense wins it for Herd

From the Tulsa World
-
Hurricane rolls to 3-0
-
Tulsa still playing for bowl
-
Tulsa Notebook
-
TU Notebook- No crowd

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Black jerseys could be back in action for UCF Knights
-
Tulane coach Bob Toledo expects tough going against UCF defense
-
UCF Knights struggle, but find a way to victory over Howard

Knights Improve as Season Goes On
The Ledger

Tulane Green Wave football team finds reason to persevere
NOLA.com

Southern Mississippi focused on stretch run, hoping to reach Conference USA ...
Mobile Press Register

Southern Miss readies for stretch run
ESPN

Miner Notebook- Last two games won't be auditions
E
l Paso Times

Conference USA News and Notes
NewOrleans.Com

November 17, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Football Notebook
-
Tulsa Receives NCAA Men's Soccer Championship Berth
-
Men's Basketball Weekly Awards
-
Memphis Basketball Hauls In Nation's No. 1 Recruiting Class For 2010
-
Tulane Baseball Announces Early Signing Period Class of Four
-
C-USA Volleyball Players of the Week

Conference USA News and Notes
Sports Network

Conference power rankings
NY Newsday

Webb Takes Conference Honors
CBS42

UAB gets player of the week honors in three sports
al.com

UAB analysis- Blazers still need working on finishing games
Birmingham News

From the Tulsa World
-
Invisible crowd
  The announced crowd Sunday was 17,453 but who is fooling who?
-
Struggles put hiccup in TU plan

Southern Mississippi focused on stretch run
Mobile Press Register

Eagles still in hunt for C-USA championship
Biloxi Sun Herald

Golden Eagles glad to have first road victory of season
Hattiesburg American

QB Young proves ready when called upon
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Dallas Morning News
-
SMU's Hawaii hopes may give way to tradition
  SMU coach June Jones has been telling his players all season that their reward for ending a 25-year bowl drought would be a trip to the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl.
-
Area products dazzle in Texas A&M win over SMU

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Turnaround taking place for SMU
-
Merthie again runs show for Herd basketball

Jones putting stamp on SMU football
Beckley Register-Herald

Jones' Mustangs to visit the Thundering Herd
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
TE Slate awaits results of MRI
-
Despite injury, Slate named Mackey Award finalist

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF still has chance to earn spot in C-USA championship game
-
UCF fought its way into C-USA championship picture, but struggle isn't over yet

Last meeting between Memphis and Kansas looms over tonight's contest
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Pressure's on UH's Penders for Tourney appearance
-
Oh, the humanity- Coogs still ranked
-
Big load headed Rice's way after first win of season

From the El Paso Times
-
Coach Mike Price says UTEP football team will rally around Donald Buckram
-
UTEP notes- Miners went to the air with game on the line

November 16, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Tulsa Wins Third-Straight C-USA Men's Soccer Championship
-
East Carolina Tops Tulsa, 44-17
-
Southern Miss Locks Up No. 1 Seed in 2009 C-USA Volleyball Championship

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH drops to No. 24 in AP poll after loss to UCF
-
Rice men beat HBU to end Rice Basketball Challenge

Surging Mustangs 'ahead of schedule'
Dallas Morning News

No. 1 Jayhawks in Tigers' sights
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Jordan, TU impressive to Thomas
Tulsa World

UAB holds off Samford in men's basketball
al.com

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Hurry-up slowing down Herd offense
-
Herd pulls away, drops North Carolina A&T

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Herd wins season opener
-
Men's hoops has everything a fan could want
-
World's tallest spark-plug energizes Herd hoops
-
QB's spirit earns respect of teammates

Golden Eagles quiet Herd
Hattiesburg American

This Week for Southern Miss
Jackson Clarion Ledger

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football notebook- Donald Buckram closes in on national rushing lead
-
Bowl hopes dashed- UTEP football team suffers another down-to-the-wire loss vs. SMU

November 15, 2009

Saturday Football Roundup
conferenceusa.com

Knights Get Signature Win Over Houston
  The Knights still need East Carolina to lose twice more, and the Pirates still have tough games remaining against Tulsa (tonight) and Southern Miss.
University of Central Florida

From the Houston Chronicle
-Cougars' 37-32 loss to UCF may derail C-USA title hopes
-Rice snaps 9-game skid with 28-20 win over Tulane

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF makes school history, beats first-ever top 25 team
-
Mike Bianchi- All goes right for Knights in greatest upset
Listen to UCF Coach George O'Leary's postgame news conference
-
Notebook- UCF vs. Houston

Blazers bounce Memphis to get back to .500
al.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
In Tommy West's last home game, Memphis falls to UAB, 31-21
-
For a moment, coach and player define game at its purest
-
Pastner, Tigers get commitment from prospect Jelan Kendrick
-
Memphis-Jackson State replay- Wesley Witherspoon sparks offense

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Snyder's fate likely sealed with loss
-
Special teams doom Herd
-
MU notebook- Slate, Marshall injuries hit Herd hard
-
Marshall-Southern Miss statistics

From the Jackson Clarion Ledger
-
Title picture remains crowded
-
The finishing touch
-
Freshman Lampley provides game-changing kick return

Slate, Marshall hurt in Herd's loss
Beckley Register-Herald

Marshall marks anniversary of plane crash
Times-West Virginian

Southern Miss tops Marshall
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Young leads Southern Miss past Marshall
Biloxi Sun Herald

USM tops Marshall
Hattiesburg American

From the Dallas Morning News
-
SMU becomes bowl-eligible, beating UT-El Paso, 35-31
-
Freshman Kyle Padron has earned spot as SMU's No. 1 QB

November 14, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Nov. 13 Men's Basketball Recap
-
C-USA Women's Soccer First Round NCAA Roundup
-
Tulsa and Marshall Advance to C-USA Men's Soccer Championship Final

2009 C-USA Fearless Picks - Week 11 
College Football News

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Herd playing for fourth time on anniversary of 1970 plane crash
-
Southern Miss-Marshall game capsule

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Anniversary of crash adds special meaning to game
-
Marshall meets Southern Miss
-
Five points to ponder
-
Game notes- Southern Miss at Marshall
-
This week in Conference USA
-
Extra week's rest may prove a disadvantage for Marshall

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
-
Marshall, USM’s title chase continues
-
Win makes Marshall or Southern Miss bowl eligible

Marshall hosts Southern Miss on somber day
B
eckley Register-Herald

Marshall tight end in tune with team history
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Hattiesburg American
-Hicks excels despite injury
-
Golden Eagles open season Saturday at ULL

Golden Eagles seek first road victory, spark for November run
Jackson Clarion Ledger

UAB opens the men's basketball season with a win over Green Bay
Birmingham News

Tulsa routs St. Mary's
Tulsa World

From the Dallas Morning News
-
Behind former track star's kick-blocking, SMU bids to end 25-year bowl drought
-
SMU seeks season's sixth win vs. UTEP

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football team faces prolific pass attack at SMU
-
UTEP basketball team shows off firepower in victory over Texas Southern

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Knights must score bunches to keep up with high-flying Houston
-
Game preview- Houston Cougars at UCF Knights
-
UCF easily wins basketball opener over UMass
-
Michael Jordan checks out his son Marcus' debut at UCF
-
Jordan era commences- Marcus Jordan brings hype, good defense to UCF
-
The true air- Keith Clanton, not Marcus Jordan, will be UCF's top draw

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH realizing benefits of two-back rushing attack
-
Rice trying to get kicking game on track for Tulane
-
Rice men score 30-point win in season opener

Green Wave seeks to avoid trap
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tommy West, Tigers seniors in last home stand
-
Memphis Tigers open basketball season with 82-53 win over Jackson State
-
Season of the underdog off to resounding start

November 13, 2009

Knights sign deal to play Kansas State
Florida Today

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF QB Brett Hodges was born to play for the Knights
-
UCF plans on using running back tandem

Southern Miss QB savors his time as starter
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Marshall-Southern Miss helps paint bowl picture
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Hicks excels despite injury
-
Fedora yet to name kicker for Marshall game

Marshall faces QB growing into job
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

It's A Match
Ironton Tribune

Elliott Henigan is making a big impact on UAB's defensive line
Birmingham News

From the Dallas Morning News
-
SMU's Emmanuel Sanders is receiving the message
-
SMU coach sets goal of bowl in Hawaii

From the El Paso Times
-
June Jones makes impact after switch to SMU
-
Donald Buckram makes list of nation's top backs
-
UTEP notes- SMU track athlete makes football team

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Five coaches reportedly on short list to succeed Tigers' Tommy West
  R.C. Johnson narrows field, but no interviews yet
-
Josh Pastner's Tigers set to play first meaningful game of team's new era
-
Tiger preview vs. Jackson State

Hurricane desires quick start to year
Tulsa World

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH hopes football success rubs off on men's basketball
-
UH tackle takes pride in protecting Keenum's blind side
-
Rice meets Braun's call for defense with effort
-
C-USA seems wide open as women's season begins

2009-10 C-USA Women's Basketball Season Preview
conferenceusa.com

November 12, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
2009-10 Conference USA Men's Basketball Preview
-
Rice's Sendejo Named Wuerffel Trophy Finalist
-
C-USA SAAC Promotes Changing Lives Program

Around Conference USA - Basketball
USA Today

2009 CFN Conference USA Week 11 Staff Picks 
College Football News

Line's busy, long, in search of coach to replace Tommy West
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Marshall football needs fan support
-
Marshall men's basketball signs transfer

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Front line shines in Herd romp
-
Southern Miss has offensive identity crisis
-
Marshall basketball team signs 6-9 transfer

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Eagles focus on slowing down Marshall running back, tight end
-
Marshall to honor 1970 crash victims before USM game

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Both sides boast stars in backfield
-
Young Thundering Herd player dies
-
A year ago, Herd got big win at 'The Rock'
-
Florida transfer signs with Marshall

Golden Eagles prepare for Thundering Herd
Biloxi Sun Herald

USM notebook- PAT kicks prove hard for Eagles
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Football a game of inches for Houston Heisman candidate Case Keenum
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Hogan kicks in a world all his own for UH
-
An ode to courage, cunnning or cheating?
-
Rice notebook- Braun gets gauge on team

Strong too smart to take Memphis job
Gatorsports.com

UAB signs one player in men's basketball and the women's basketball program has two new additions
Birmingham News

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP Miner Notebook- Wide receiver battle worth watching
-
UTEP Miners announce new class of signees

November 11, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Football Notebook
-
Football Coaches Press Conference Quotes- Week Ten
-
Conference USA Swimming and Diving Notebook
-
C-USA Sends Pair to NCAA Women's Soccer Championship

Fedora- It is a 3-game season
Hattiesburg American

Marshall to honor anniversary
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Memorial for victims of MU plane crash is noon Saturday
-
Herd overwhelms Division II opponent
-
Rested Marshall awaits So. Miss
-
New-look Southern Miss opens up offense
-
Offensive line benefits from week of rest
-
Daily Thunder
-
Whiteside growing quickly for Marshall

From the Jackson Clarion Ledger
-
Eagles hope to contain dynamic duo
-
Herd to mark fatal 1970 crash

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
-
Golden Eagles prepare for Thundering Herd
-
USM-Tulsa game time changed

From Charleston Gazette
-
Injuries still a factor on Herd O-line
-
Marshall thumps Wesleyan 108-64

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Marshall men get rolling with exhibition win over Wesleyan
-
Herd's Wilkerson ready to put on show

Conference USA race heating up
The Student Printz (USM)

UAB notes- Running the ball up the middle could be challenging for UAB on Saturday
Birmingham News

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH's Keenum has legitimate case for Heisman
-
UH notebook- Did Tulsa cross the line with injuries?
-
Would BCS still be an evil empire if UH got invited to sit at the grown-ups table?

Tigers' coaching search deemed vital
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Injured UTEP football players hope to make full return
El Paso Times

November 10, 2009

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tommy West fired as Memphis Tigers football coach
-
Facilities cited as problem for U of M football program
-
Memphis gets an earful of the truth from Tommy West
-
Tigers rally to top CBU 66-45 in exhibition

From the Tulsa World
-
Graham today- TU's focus shifts to getting to bowl game
-
Holtz- 2 injured East Carolina players out for season
-
Conference Buzz
-
Know The Foe- East Carolina Pirates
-
What You're Saying
-
Notebook
-
Tulsa picked as C-USA men's basketball favorite

Conference USA News and Notes
Sports Network

Conference USA News and Notes
NewOrleans.Com

Golden Eagles control destiny
Jackson Clarion Ledger

USM faces pivotal road contest at Marshall
Biloxi Sun Herald

Marshall to host Southern Miss on anniversary of plane crash
Beckley Register-Herald

From Charleston Gazette
-
MU takes on Wesleyan in exhibition tonight
-
Ratanamorn gives Herd kicking edge
-
Conference USA basketball poll

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Herd kicker recognized for success
-
Wilkerson chimes in on hoops newcomers
-
Preparing for regular season

UAB analysis- We're talking about practice
Birmingham News

From the Dallas Morning News
-
Doherty in search of first winning season at SMU
-
June Jones- QB Padron must get rid of ball faster

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Another air attack coming for UCF
-
UCF picked to finish seventh, Tulsa edges Memphis for tops spot in Orlando Sentinel preseason media poll

Coogs gain no ground in BCS standings or AP poll
Houston Chronicle

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP underestimated freshman quarterback
-
UTEP football team focuses on final games

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Green Wave tops Loyola in exhibition tuneup
-
Green Wave snags two commitments in football

November 9, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Memphis Wins Third-Straight C-USA Women's Soccer Championship
-
C-USA Volleyball Recaps_Sunday, Nov. 8

From the Tulsa World
-
TU takes strides but must get 2 more wins
-
Losses leave OU, TU with uncertain futures
  Anytime you see a team score nine points in 21 seconds, it is something to remember.
-
Where does TU go from here?
-
Three Storylines
-
Notebook

Turnovers have not been a problem for UAB
Birmingham News

A week later, Herd fans still in sadness
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Marshall, Golden Eagles rely on running backs
Huntngton Herald-Dispatch

SMU's Jones not happy with defense's tackling
Dallas Morning News

Bianchi's Dud of the Week- George O'Leary gets mad at reporter ... for being right!
Orlando Sentinel

Tigers' Elliot Williams thrilled to be in Memphis, with family
Memphis Commercial Appeal

A winning combination
Hattiesburg American

UH still No. 13 in AP poll; Oklahoma bounced
H
ouston Chronicle

November 8, 2009

Saturday Football Roundup
  Houston, SMU and Tulane Win League Contests
conferenceusa.com

From the Houston Chronicle
-
No. 13 UH stuns Tulsa 46-45 with last-second field goal
-
Recap- UH 46, Tulsa 45
-
First win eludes Rice again in close loss at SMU
-
Instant analysis- SMU
-
Texas stays unbeaten with 35-3 win over UCF
-
Recap- Texas 35, Central Florida 3

From the Tulsa World
-
'Devastated'
  Houston stuns Tulsa on final play of game
-
Loss a tough one for TU
-
Houston downs TU in thriller, 46-45
-
This miracle on 11th St. belongs to the Cougars
-
Tu Notebook
-
Report Card

UAB players have Memphis on their minds after lopsided win over FAU
Birmingham News

From the Dallas Morning News
-
Just enough
-
Hunt is on for blocked kicks

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tennessee romps by Memphis 56-28
-
Vols beat West and joke into ground
-
Josh Pastner faces great expectations
-
Memphis Tigers turn from one man to its tradition

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF scores first, but falls to No. 2 Texas 35-3
-
UCF's O'Leary plays it safe in blowout loss to Texas
-
Quick hits on UCF's loss to No. 2 Texas
Listen to George O'Leary try to kick reporter out of press conference
Postgame audio- George O'Leary

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Green Wave rewarded for keeping the faith
-
METTLE HEALTH
-
Redshirt QB shows his poise

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP football team hit new low point vs. Tulane
-
UTEP notes- Donald Buckram again has big game
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UTEP basketball team cruises to exhibition victory

Week off eases Southern Miss' pain
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Inexperienced, talented Eagles face challenges
Hattiesburg American

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Attendance at Marshall games down 6 percent
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Fans' ire evident in reduced support
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Fans temper disappointment with perspective
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MU tries to move past tough loss
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The season is here- Men's hoops plays Tuesday

November 7, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Ten C-USA Football Players Named Academic All-District
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C-USA's Cannon and Hughes Receives Preseason Honors
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UCF and Memphis Advance to C-USA Championship Final

From the Tulsa World
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TU hopes Houston is springboard
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Houston on rise, but not unbeatable
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3 storylines
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Tu Notebook

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH QB Keenum making most out of eye black contact
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Rice finding out what a difference a year can make
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Thursday thoughts at Rice Stadium
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Dallas Football Classic the latest bowl game

Improving SMU still wary of Rice
Dallas Morning News

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Knights eye big upset against No. 2 Longhorns
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Texas QB Colt McCoy driven to beat UCF
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Game preview- UCF at Texas
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Shoegate puts UCF on the map
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Past exceptions to adidas' exclusive apparel deals
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The fallout of UCF's 'shoegate' controversy

Kiffin, Vols not underestimating Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UT vs. Memphis gives me chills
GoVolsXtra

UTEP begins last-stand road trip in New Orleans
El Paso Times

USM faces crucial stretch
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Hattiesburg American
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Eagle defense taking Houston loss hard
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USM special teams still a source of frustration

Bye week a chance to rest, recuperate
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

November 6, 2009

East Carolina Falls to No. 22 Virginia Tech
conferenceusa.com

TU coach praises freshman center
Tulsa World

From the Birmingham News
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Florida Atlantic's balance on offense has UAB's Neil Callaway concerned
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Jake Seitz is UAB's Iron Man

From the Houston Chronicle
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Cougars getting ready to start living on Tulsa time
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Rice's Pflieger out for the season

Honoring Fleming, Kilicli and Hamrick
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Another injury for SMU's banged-up OL
Dallas Morning News

Eagles enjoying light work during bye week
Hattiesburg American

Kicking woes proving costly
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the El Paso Times
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Like UTEP, Tulane has been inconsistent this season
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UTEP football notes- Special teams issue for Wave

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Hargrave beats MU sub-varsity, 13-0
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Marshall Notebook- Scrimmage gives prospects good look at MU

Matt Reagan boots Vol loyalty as true blue Tiger
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Nike's Phil Knight can save the day for UCF Knights
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UCF-adidas 'shoegate' flap might end up in court

November 5, 2009

2009 CFN Conference USA Week 10 Staff Picks, Roundup, & More
College Football News

Setting realistic goals starting to pay off for SMU
ESPN

UAB notes- Blazers still worried about the secondary
Birmingham News

Calm Case leading Houston Cougars through dream season
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Snyder's reasons for loss don't add up
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Herd spends off week in preparation

Miami back on Marshall schedule
Charleston (WV) Gazette

McNair says he'll sign with Golden Eagles
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Tigers don't have luxury of a slow start
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Eustachy stressing defense
Hattiesburg American

From the Houston Chronicle
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Home-cooked comeback great fit for Cougars
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Rice notebook- Predictions mean little to Braun

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Air Jordans cost UCF future deal with adidas
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Air Jordans cost UCF deal with adidas valued at $3 million
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Marcus Jordan, son of NBA legend Michael Jordan, wears his father's iconic Air Jordan's during UCF's exhibition game despite adidas flap
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Crowd noise could be a factor for UCF Saturday

From the Tulsa World
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Feeling pressure
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TU Notebook

From the El Paso Times
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Senior DB wears pink to honor his mother
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Injuries key issue for UTEP, Tulane
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UTEP newcomers have Division I experience

November 4, 2009

C-USA Announces Seven Future Bowl Partnerships
  Partners include, the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl, EagleBank Bowl, R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl, Sheraton Hawai’i Bowl, the St. Petersburg Bowl, along with the new Dallas Football Classic.

conferenceusa.com

Conference USA News and Notes
NCAAfootball.net

From the Birmingham News
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UAB looks to win back-to-back games
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UAB Notes- Blazers prepare for FAU backup QB

C-USA cements, expands bowl ties
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Numbers don't tell whole story for SMU's Yenga
Dallas Morning News

USM faces crucial stretch
Biloxi Sun Herald

Goals still in reach for USM
Mississippi Press

From the Hattiesburg American
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Fedora promises Eagles will keep working hard
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Look for Love to be USM playmaker

Nine new Eagles learning system
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Numbers don't tell whole story in loss to Central Florida
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Tulsa World
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Keenum proves he was right choice
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Tulsa Notebook

UH notebook- QB Keenum could stay another year
Houston Chronicle

College Basketball Preview - Conference USA
Sports Network

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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'Conference USA is wide open for the first time in several years'
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Memphis' coach Josh Pastner never got past dang
-Memphis Tigers breeze to 98-68 exhibition win over LeMoyne-Owen
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Tigers not defending well against run

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Green Wave ready to start all over
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N.O. Bowl's contracts extended

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Coverage a concern for George O'Leary, UCF
Listen to UCF Coach George O'Leary's weekly press conference previewing the Knights' game at No. 2 Texas

UCF-Texas Preview
SportingNews.com

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP notebook- McClure returns to practice
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Miners seek ways to eliminate their offensive mistakes

November 3, 2009

November 2 Football Notebook
conferenceusa.com

From the Tulsa World
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Kinne could start despite concussion
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Know The Foe- Houston Cougars

Snyder tries to explain meltdown
Beckley Register-Herald

Herd loss not all QB's fault
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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MU Notebook- Herd players say most important game coming up
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Landon- Next stop for Herd fans is Margaritaville

Herd still hurting
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Conference USA East is getting interesting
ESPN

Conference power rankings
New York Newsday

Conference USA News and Notes
NewOrleans.Com

Conference USA News and Notes
FanIQ (blog)

From the Birmingham News
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Remembering UAB's Alan Ogg- He stood out for more than basketball
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UAB analysis- Big plays need to be spread throughout the lineup

From the Jackson Clarion Ledger
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Eagles work to bring halt to road woes
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Fletch nearing 1,000-yard mark

Fedora focuses on special teams miscues
Biloxi Sun Herald

Southern Miss football team off this week
Hattiesburg American

Texas Coach Mack Brown says Longhorns won't overlook UCF
Orlando Sentinel

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Star receiver gives Tigers something to smile about in a dismal season
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Details, details for Tigers coach Josh Pastner

Calhoun leads C-USA receivers
GoVolsXtra

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH to study proposals for new stadium, renovations
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Owls preach confidence on 'D' in face of 0-8 record

SMU concentrates on bowl breakthrough
Dallas Morning News

From the El Paso Times
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Shoulder injury ends McClure's season
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Seven plays cost Miners game against UAB
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UTEP Miners unveil new uniforms

November 2, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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UCF Rallies to Defeat Marshall
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Cougars Continue to Rise in BCS Standings, National Polls

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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MU collapses at UCF
  Late fumble, last-minute TD sinks Herd, 21-20

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Marshall-UCF notebook
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Knight moves, Cowherd and crowd counting

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF rallies to beat Marshall on national TV
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UCF gives its fans something to love
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Quick hits on UCF's win over Marshall

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall falls in last minute
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UCF took air out of season
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Late injury to Schofield fatal to Herd
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Anthony Hanshew's game balls
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MU-UCF stats
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Chuck Landon grades the Herd

Last-minute touchdown lifts Knights over Herd
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

UCF wins in final seconds
Florida Today

Herd loses heartbreaker
Beckley Register-Herald

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa charting rough waters
  Tulsa's next three games are against league heavyweights Houston, East Carolina and Southern Miss

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Storm of losses hurt Hurricane's future

Goals still in reach for Southern Miss
Mobile Press Register

From the Hattiesburg American
-USM loses shootout in Texas
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Baptiste puts up phenomenal numbers
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USM's poor kicking game costly

Former UAB basketball player Alan Ogg dies at the age of 42
Birmingham News

SMU sees favorable schedule on road to bowl bid
Dallas Morning News

UTEP Miners have their backs against the wall again
El Paso Times

From the Houston Chronicle
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So how are the voters and computers treating UH this week?
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Texas edges Alabama in BCS standings; UH is 15th

LeMoyne-Owen game a good fit for Tigers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

November 1, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Saturday Football Roundup
  UH's Keenum throws for career-high 559 yards and 5 TDs

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SMU Women & UTEP Men Wins C-USA Cross Country Titles
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UCF Earns Top Seed at 2009 C-USA Women's Soccer Championship

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Marshall out to break UCF hex
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Marshall-UCF game capsule
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Raucous crowd likely for Herd's visit to UCF

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF faces must-win game Sunday night against Marshall
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Game preview- Marshall at UCF

Knights hope momentum carries over into tonight
Florida Today

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Beating UCF would boost bowl bid
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Herd's next win over UCF will be its first
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Game notes- Marshall at Central Florida
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Five points to ponder
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C-USA facts and figures
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Conference USA schedules
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Marshall boasts twin towers

Marshall can attain bowl goal with win
Beckley Register-Herald

Joe Webb leads Blazers past UTEP
Birmingham News (AP)

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP loses to UAB, 38-33
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UTEP Miners plagued by errors in loss
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UTEP's season hits another low point

From the Dallas Morning News
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True freshman grit- Backup QB leads SMU over Tulsa
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SMU defense stepping up

From the Tulsa World
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TU stumbles in uninspired loss
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Saturday a horror show for Hurricane
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Bower's spark not enough for Tulsa
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SMU stalls Tulsa's defense
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Dark days for TU football

From the Houston Chronicle
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Heisman hopeful Keenum helps Cougars survive 50-43
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Recap- UH 50, Southern Miss 43
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Rice's Martens in mix for Ray Guy Award

From the Jackson Clarion Ledger
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UH gets in last lick
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Patrick Magee's Talking Points
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Senior Baptiste shines

HEARTBREAKER Houston QB Keenum directs last-minute drive to stun Southern Miss
Biloxi Sun Herald

Houston beats Southern Miss on last-minute TD pass
Natchez Democrat

Tulane Football Blanked By No. 9 LSU, 42-0
NewOrleans.Com

Tulane not helping its own cause
New Orleans
Times Picayune

Mulling Tommy West's fate
Memphis Commercial Appeal