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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

February 28, 2010
Pirate Baseball GameDay

From Bonesville.net
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BVL Box Score: East Carolina 4, South Carolina 3
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VL: Golden Hurricane Hurtts

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Completes Comeback In Ninth, 4-3
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Hurricane Hurtt Pirates Saturday Night
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Aliotta Claims C-USA Shot Put Title
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ECU Women Top Wofford, 5-2
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Campbell Ends Pirates' Win Streak, 5-2

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Whitehead delivers game-winner vs. Gamecocks
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Hurtt does damage against ECU
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Gay leads ECU women to overtime win

Whitehead comes through in clutch
Washington Daily News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Young Riley easy choice for McNeill
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Pirates win it in the ninth

East Carolina knocks off South Carolina, 4-3
Orangeburg Times Democrat

Pirates rally in 9th to upend USC
Columbia (SC) State

College baseball roundup- East Carolina rallies past USC
Spartanburg Herald Journal

Ninth Inning Comeback Stuns USC
rivals.com

Tigers defeated on late East Carolina 3-pointer
Memphis Commercial Appeal

TU ends losing streak with 85-73 win
Tulsa World

From KRMG (blog)
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Tulsa ends its skid with a pounding of the Pirates
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(video) A look at East Carolinas facilities as TU prepares to play the Pirates ...

Softball Eagles Drop 6-3 Game to East Carolina
MSU Eagles

Sandra Bullock, ECU graduate and oscar winner?
Beaufort Observer

February 27, 2010
Pirate Baseball GameDay
Open That Bottle Night
Purim (Jewish - begins at sundown)

From Bonesville.net
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BVL Box Score: South Carolina 6, East Carolina 2
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Nick Schnabel)

From ecupirates.com
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Lady Pirates Face Memphis At FedExForum
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Miscues Cost ECU Opening Game, 6-2
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Pirates Roll, Beat Delaware 15-1
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Softball Hosts Pirate Clash
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Track Begins 2010 C-USA Indoor Meet
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East Carolina Amends Holland's Contract
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ECU Continues Championship Competition

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates play host to Tulsa tonight
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Pirates drop opener
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ECU names dental building after Ross

Pirates look sloppy in loss to Gamecocks
Washington Daily News

Miscues cost ECU opening game to Gamecocks
Kinston Free Press

Cooper shuts down East Carolina
Columbia (SC) State

TU bids to snap skid at 4 games
Tusa World

Pirate Radio 1250 Live @ Five
02-26-2010  John Wiley, Associate Head Coach and Linebackers Coach
02-25-2010  Mark Nelson, Defensive Ends Coach/Special Teams
02-24-2010  Dennis Simmons, the new Outside Receivers coach
02-19-2010  Marc Yellock, ECU '00, the new Defensive Tackles coach

February 26, 2010
"Paint it Purple" Friday
Pirate Baseball GameDay
For Pete’s Sake Day
Mawlid Al Nabi (Islamic - The Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad)
National Personal Chef Day
Anniversary - Grand Canyon National Park
Birthday - Buffalo Bill (frontiersman)
Birthday - Johnny Cash (singer)
Birthday - Levi Strauss' Birthday (jeans)

From ecupirates.com
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2010 Pirate GameDay Central
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UAB Slips Past ECU, 65-57

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Chris Hayes)
Bonesville.net

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Gamecocks return to Greenville
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Pirates lose at UAB
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Officials promote H1N1 vaccine at ECU basketball game

Ebert puts Gamecocks on the power play
Columbia (SC) State

USC-ECU Preview- Ebert Eligible To Play
rivals.com

Ebert returns as South Carolina heads to East Carolina
Anderson Independent Mail

Gamecocks get Ebert back on eve of ECU series
Greenville (SC) News

Gamecocks add Ebert to lineup
Charleston Post Courier

#10 Gamecocks Travel to #22 East Carolina
Garnet And Black Attack (blog)

South Carolina first baseman Nick Ebert regains eligibility
Mobile (AL) Press Register

Ebert returns to lineup
The Gamecock

Power rankings- Calling All Conferences
Yahoo! Sports

Green Bay Packers may look to draft to bolster special teams
Green Bay Press Gazette

Duke QB looks to show off arm
  East Carolina's Matt Dodge is ranked by some as the top punter in the draft

Charlotte Observer

February 25, 2010
National Chili Day
Ta'Anit Ester (Fast of Esther - Jewish)
Mawlid Al Nabi (Islamic - Begins at Sunset)
Birthday - George

From Bonesville.net
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BVL: Mustangs fend off East Carolina
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Sam Stephenson)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Rally But Can't Overcome Mustangs
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ECU Opens C-USA Championship Meet
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Lady Pirates Set For Battle At UAB Thursday
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Bools Named C-USA Golfer-of-the-Week

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Mustangs outrun ECU
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Paschal becomes sixth player to surpass 3000-point mark

Men's basketball- SMU 59, East Carolina 54
Dallas Morning News

SMU stomps on Pirates
smudailycampus.com

Former Shelby Star writer Bradsher's book to be released
Shelby Star

February 24, 2010
Gregorian Calendar Day
Inconvenience Yourself Day
Ta'Anit Ester (Jewish - begins at sundown)

From Bonesville.net
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Bradsher: The Bradsher Beat
– 
Strong medicine has its purpose

-BVL Box Score: ECU 11, Old Dominion 2
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Marcie Romey)

From ecupirates.com
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Mens Hoops Gameday
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Woods Masterful In ECU's 11-2 Win
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East Carolina Routs Mount Olive, 7-0
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East Carolina Rolls Past Campbell 6-1
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Bools Finishes Fourth At Edwin Watts

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Momentum-filled Pirates host SMU
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Woods silences ODU
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Riley big part of new-look Pirates

McNeill And Coaches "Meet The Press"
witntv.com

Brandon Jones, the new Offensive Line coach, was on Live @ Five
Pirate Radio 1250

From the Washington Daily News
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Pirates power past Monarchs
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Pirates look to tame Mustangs

Mustangs look to finally beat Pirates
smudailycampus.com

Jefferson's Davis receives offers from Texas Tech, East Carolina
Tampabay.com

From the East Carolinian
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ECU picks up victory, almost steals rubber match against No. 2 Virginia
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Men’s hoops picks up rare C-USA road win

February 23, 2010
Curling Is Cool Day
Iwo Jima Day
Spay Day USA

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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'Family' ties bind Ruff regime

-BVL: Pirates perched in baseball polls
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Lions Club)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Remain Ranked In Weekly Polls
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East Carolina Baseball Notebook (Weekly Recap)
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Pirates Tied For Second At Edwin Watts

No. 13 Pirates play host to Monarchs
Greenville Daily Reflector

New ECU football staff has a youthful look
Washington Daily News

ECU's Kirkpatrick glad to stay
Jacksonville Daily News

McNeill eager to get to work
Raleigh News & Observer

From ESPN.com
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ECU OC Riley embraces opportunity
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Baseball America takes an in-depth look at this week's Top 25

From Baseball America
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Three Strikes
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College Top 25- Feb. 22

Rivals Top 25- Virginia takes control
Yahoo! Sports

February 22, 2010
Single-Tasking Day
Birthday - President George Washington (1st President)

From Bonesville.net
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Batten: Football Recruiting Report Card
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Ruff rounds up sound crop of newcomers
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BVL: ECU football recruiting thumbnails
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BVL Box Score: Virginia 14, East Carolina 11

From ecupirates.com
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ECU's Comeback Falls Short, 14-11
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Tulsa Edges Out Lady Pirates, 61-57
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Lady Pirate Tennis Splits Pair In Chapel Hill
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No. 3 Florida Blanks East Carolina 1-0

Linkmeister note: Per TomDienhart on Twitter - "Steve Shankweiler is expected to be named USF o-line coach"

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU rally falls short
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McNeill- Age is a misconception
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Tulsa hands Pirates a loss in home finale

From safe to sweating, Virginia hangs on at East Carolina
College Baseball Insider

Pirates come up short with late rally
Kinston Free Press

Cavaliers survive Pirates’ late rally
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Virginia takes opening series
University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily

Gator softball slips past Pirates, again
Gainesville Sun

February 20-21, 2010

From ecupirates.com
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2010 Pirate GameDay Central
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Brandt Lifts ECU Over UVA, 6-1
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Pirates Drop Season Opener 6-2
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Lady Pirates Close Home Schedule Sunday
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Pirates Top Owls in Road C-USA Tilt
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Softball Finishes Lipton Invitational
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Softball Captures 7-2 Win Over Campbell
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Late Kansas Home Run Downs Pirates 3-1

From Bonesville.net
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Saturday Box Score: East Carolina 6, Virginia 1
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Friday Box Score: Virginia 6, East Carolina 2
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Young fuels road win over Owls

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates get revenge
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Young scores 27 in ECU win

From the Washington Daily News
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No. 11 Pirates take down No. 2 Cavaliers
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No. 11 Pirates fall to No. 2 Cavaliers
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ECU cooks Rice

From the Kinston Free Press
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Brandt pitches Pirates past UVa
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Cavs edge ECU in opener

Rice falls to 1-11 in C-USA with loss to East Carolina
Houston Chronicle

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
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No. 11 ECU upends Virginia
  Brian O’Connor promised an atmosphere that would match any Super Regional in the country.
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Cavaliers rally past Pirates in opener

From the College Baseball Insider
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Brandt, Pirates topple Cavaliers
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Proscia Propels Cavs past Pirates

From the Yahoo! Sports
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Pirates packed with pitching prowess
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Hultzen grinds out opening win for Virginia

Two More Offers For Jeffery
Columbia (SC) State

East Carolina Search
google.com

February 19, 2010
"Paint it Purple" Friday
Copernicus Day

From Bonesville.net
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BVL: ECU 2010 Baseball Schedule
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Billy Byrd)

From ecupirates.com
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Roller Named To Golden Spikes Watch List
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Softball Ready For Lipton Invitational

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU begins season against No. 2 Cavs
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Pirates kick off baseball season today
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New journey begins for East Carolina baseball

ECU relies on mound staff
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Washington Daily News
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Maness armed and ready
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No. 11 ECU opens season today

From the Kinston Free Press
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No. 18 Pirates open tough schedule today
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Hall column- New man on the mound

What to look for CUSA Opening Weekend
sebaseball.com

No. 2 Baseball Starts 2010 Season Friday at No. 11 East Carolina
virginiasports.com

UVa program now seen as national contender
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Virginia faces high expectations coming off College World Series
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Cavs take on East Carolina to start spring campaign
University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily

February 18, 2010
Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day
Pluto Day
Anniversary - Cow Milked While Flying

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Life of Riley will be busy this spring

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Glen Webb)

From ecupirates.com
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Roller Among Lowe's Senior CLASS Award Nominees
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ECU Edges Liberty, Sweeps Barton
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ECU Men's Tennis Edges Liberty 4-3

An emotional trip for McMullan
  This weekend, the associate head coach for the Virginia baseball team will take his eldest child, Maggie, back to East Carolina, ...
Charlottesville Daily Progress

From the East Carolinian
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Hitting the ground running
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Harris spurns the pros in order to fulfill team goal
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Gender gap at ECU slowly closing

ECU's Simmons rethinks approach
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU optimistic about offense
Kinston Free press

Whitehead ready to get swinging
Washington Daily News

2010 Bruin Baseball Preview Part 5- The Nation
Bruins Nation

Pirate Radio 1250 Live @ Five
2-17-2010   Guests: Clay McGuire
2-16-2010   Guests: Lincoln Riley
2-15-2010   Guests: Billy Godwin

February 17, 2010
Ash Wednesday (Christian)
Lent Begins
My Way Day
National PTA Founders' Day
World Human Spirit Day

From Bonesville.net
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Peele: Woody's Ramblings
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All-star hurlers anchor Pirates
Talk FM: Talk of the Town ("Abe Lincoln")

ECU To Hold Third-Annual Walk For Women
ecupirates.com

Pirates pitchers bring youth, experience
Kinston Free Press

UVA's O'Connor tweaks his lineup for opener
  With snow still covering Davenport Field, Virginia will depart today to get in additional outdoor work at East Carolina's facility.
Charlottesville Daily Progress

A Rough Guide to 2010 College Football via Returning Starters
SportingNews.com (blog)

February 16, 2010
International Pancake Day
Mardi Gras
Shrove Tuesday

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Forget the snow, it’s baseball season

Talk FM: TOT (Big Announcement)

From ecupirates.com
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Nelson To Guide Special Teams, Defensive Ends
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Billy Godwin Talks Pirate Baseball
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Josh Green Hired As Assistant Soccer Coach

ECU professor Compton found dead on campus
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the East Carolinian
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Lady Pirates’ come up short in clash for C-USA lead
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ECU softball team picks up lone victory over USF in opening tourney

White Still Undecided
  He has narrowed his choices to East Carolina, Old Dominion and Norfolk State.

scout.com

2010 NFL Draft- Who's overrated, who's underrated
  Underrated: Linval Joseph

SportingNews.com

February 15, 2010
Carnival
Lupercalia
Orthodox Green Monday (Orthodox)
Orthodox Lent (Orthodox)
President’s Day (US)
Remember the Maine Day
Rabi'I (Islamic - The Month of the Migration)
Shrove Monday
Susan B. Anthony Day
Birthday - Galileo Galilei (astronomer)
Birthday Observance - George Washington

O'Brien: Hoops success at ECU not impossible
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Pirates Fall Twice In Florida
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Newcomers Lead Track At UNC Invitational

February 14, 2010
Valentine’s Day
Chinese New Year
Ferris Wheel Day
National Donor Day
National Have A Heart Day
Orthodox Cheesefare Sunday (Orthodox)
Rabi'I (Islamic - begins at sundown)
Race Relations Day
Shrovetide

Culpepper torches Pirates
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Tulane Turns Back Lady Pirates, 56-51
  ECU Commits Season-High 31 Turnovers
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Softball Hits Past USF For 5-1 Win
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Pirates Drop Opener To No. 3 Florida
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ECU Falls to UTEP
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Pirates Handle James Madison, Mary Washington

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-Wave wins in Minges
-Culpepper's 45 lead Miners past Pirates
-ECU's Roller swings a heavy wood and metal bat

UTEP men's basketball team drills East Carolina for ninth win in a row
El Paso Times

ECU players make adjustment back to aluminum
Kinston Free Press

February 13, 2010
Employee Legal Awareness Day
Get A Different Name Day

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Hosts Tulane In Drive For Five
  Lady Pirates Attempt To Break Program Attendance Record
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Pirates And Miners Set To Tangle Saturday
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Softball Begins 2010 Season

TULANE AT EAST CAROLINA WOMEN
New
Orleans Times Picayune

ECU hopes momentum makes trip to Texas
Washington Daily News

Pirates visit first-place UTEP
Kinston Free Press

UTEP men's basketball team shoots for ninth win in a row
El Paso Times

UTEP Men Playing Historic Defense
KTSM

Position battles to watch among the non-AQs
ESPN (blog)

February 12, 2010
Darwin Day / Charles Darwin's Birthday (Theory Of Natural Selection)
Great Backyard Bird Count (Feb. 12-15)
Oglethorpe Day
XXI Olympic Winter Games
Birthday - President Abraham Lincoln (16th President)

From ecupirates.com
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Lady Pirates Dismiss UTEP, 64-54
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Softball Opens 2010 Season In Florida
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ECU Tennis Doubleheader Postponed Saturday

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-ECU rallies past UTEP, stays perfect at home
-Pirates women have C-USA title in their sights
-ECU softball banks on its experience
-McNeill settles in
-Pirates strike back with victory
-Panthers' Wynne commits to ECU

UTEP women's basketball team to East Carolina, get outplayed in second half
El Paso Times

Pre-season thoughts from the national media
collegebaseballtoday.com

February 11, 2010
Be Electrific Day
National Shut-In Visitation Day
Pro Sports Wives Day
Satisfied Staying Single Day
White Shirt Day

From Bonesville.net
-Myatt: View from the 'ville
 Flagships sailing against the wind

-B
VL: Updated football recruiting thumbnails
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VL: Pirates fight off Tulane
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Tom Fetzer)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Hold Off Tulane For Three-Point Win
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Pirates Announce Additional Football Signee
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2010 Softball Outlook Part II

Young, Abrams lead Pirates over Tulane
Washington Daily News

Pirates hold on to beat Tulane
Kinston Free Press

Green Wave's Second Half Surge Not Enough in 71-68 Loss at ECU
Tulanegreenwave.com

Liberty Bowl brings in record ratings
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the East Carolinian
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Paisley, ECU softball team ready to get season underway
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Pirates’ ace Maness looks to have another strong season

February 10, 2010
Plimsoll Day

From Bonesville.net
-Bradsher: The Bradsher Beat
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Golfers aim for NCAA regional spot

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Elon College)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Goes For Season Sweep Of Tulane
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Pirates Finish Fourth At JU Invitational
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Coyne Named Top Diver-Of-The-Week
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2010 Softball Outlook Part I

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU's McCarthy brushes off critics
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University stands ready for challenges

ECU set to host Tulane
Washington Daily News

Tulane visits struggling Pirates
Kinston Free Press

Tulane Looks To Rebound After Saturday's Home Loss to SMU
NewOrleans.com

Tulane Vlog- Could injured senior point guard Kevin Sims play Wednesday?
New Orleans Times Picayune

Million Dollar Coaches- Investing in the future?
WNCT

North Davidson retires Damane Duckett's jersey
Lexington Dispatch

Clarke's next carry to be for NC Central
  Taylor Hudson, Mauldin's Shrine Bowl offensive tackle, signed with East Carolina University.
Greenville (SC) News

February 9, 2010
Birthday - President William Henry Harrison (9th President)
Extraterrestrial Culture Day (New Mexico)

From Bonesville.net
-Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
– "23" ceremony gets emotions flowing

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Thom Tillis)

From ecupirates.com
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Track Sets Three School Records At Penn State
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Women's Hoops Announces Drive For Five
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Former Track Athletes Named To Anniversary Team
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Pirates Capture 5-2 Road Win At ASU

Wake-up call- Godwin asks for better focus
Greenville Daily Reflector

Coach Mack McCarthy talks Pirate basketball
WNCT

Greg McMahon- Unheralded Hero Of Saints' Super Bowl Victory
NESN.com

Cary High School gym to be named in honor of Charlie Adams
iHigh.com North Carolina

College Baseball 101
  There are true national powers coming out of other conferences like Rice and East Carolina in Conference USA
Bruins Nation

On the dotted line
Chapel Hill News

February 8, 2010
Boy Scouts Day
Laugh and Get Rich Day

From Bonesville.net
-O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 419
– 
Right man in right place at right time

BVL Audio: Billy Godwin & Austin Homan

From ecupirates.com
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Pirate Tennis Captures 5-2 Road Win At Appalachian State
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Soccer Signs Seven For 2010 Season

Grid bits- Failing to make cut for Combine
   East Carolina FS Van Eskridge was one of 329 players invited to the NFL Scouting Combine (Feb. 24-March 2).

rivals.com

Tech academic adviser McNeill honored in reception
The Daily Toreador

Recruiting 2010 ... Class Rankings 91 to 105
College Football News

February 7, 2010
Super Bowl Sunday
Ballet Day
Man Day
Orthodox Meatfare Sunday (Christian Orthodox)
Wave All Your Fingers At Your Neighbors Day

Herd hammers Pirates 100-49
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
LeClair's Jersey No. 23 Awarded To Homan
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East Carolina Falls to Marshall
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UCF Outlasts East Carolina, 60-50
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ECU Concludes Regular Season With Wins

Herd tramples ECU in 51-point stampede
Greenville Daily Reflector

Herd humiliates ECU 100-49
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Herd routs Pirates, 100-49
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ECU made Marshall look like champions

Marshall throttles East Carolina
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Conference USA baseball continues to make waves
Yahoo! Sports

February 6, 2010
Birthday - President Ronald Reagan (40th President)
Birthday - Babe Ruth (baseball)
Birthday - Bob Marley (musician)

From Bonesville.net
-O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 418
– 
Mea culpa for poor choice of words
Talk FM: TOT (Krispy Kreme Remote)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Takes On Marshall Saturday Night
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Lady Pirates Complete Road Swing At UCF

Pirates look for answer to struggles
Greenville Daily Reflector

Mack's back in familiar setting
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Merthie is Marshall's man now
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Whiteside has flash; Wilkerson dependable

Weather doesn't stop DI hoops
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Pirates hit the road to face Marshall
Washington Daily News

Pirates visit Marshall with new plan
Kinston Free Press

Former Rocket returns to college home
Roxboro Courier Times

Eastern Alamance trio picks football destinations
thetimesnews.com

East Carolina Baseball ready for final step
Yahoo! Sports

New offer has Scott re-thinking things
  Scott also has offers from East Carolina and Georgia as and hasn't ruled them out either. “You can call my commitment to Stanford a soft verbal right now.
scout.com (subscription)

February 5, 2010
National Wear Red Day
Bubble Gum Day

From Bonesville.net
BVL Audio: Ruffin McNeill Touts Recruits
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Denny O'Brien)

From ecupirates.com
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Lady Pirates Fall Short At Southern Miss
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Baseball Reveals 2010 Television Schedule
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Old Dominion Handles Lady Pirates, 5-2

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU's football dates with ACC teams announced
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ECU women tumble down C-USA standings

East Carolina is chance for Herd to redeem itself
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

IN THE CLUTCH- Joy Caracciolo
Inside NoVA

'Hounds come and 'Hounds go
Fort Scott Tribune

The Past Decade
Baseball America

February 4, 2010
Quacker Day
Birthday of the USO

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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ECU's recruiting class gets 'Ruff' love

-B
VL: ECU Football Recruiting Thumbnails
Talk FM: TOT (ECU School of Music)

From ecupirates.com
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NATIONAL SIGNING DAY - FINAL
  First-Year Head Coach Ruffin McNeill Completes First Signing Class
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ECU Falls To N.C. State 7-0
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ECU Set For Rematch At Southern Miss

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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New Pirates arrive
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Davis' status with ECU up in the air
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No easy stretch for East Carolina
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ECU looks to end road struggles

From the East Carolinian
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McNeill inks recruiting class of 18 on National Signing Day
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Offensive firepower, pitching depth highlight 2010 ECU baseball team
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A closer look at ECU football’s recruiting class
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Chancellor commends progress at State of the University Address
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Lambda Chi Alpha loses charter

ECU an easy sell for McNeill
Washington Daily News

Pirates announce 18 new signees
Kinston Free Press

Signing day- ECU recruiting class
Fayetteville Observer

ECU Lands 18
rivals.com

ECU's McNeill- Recruiting commitments held firm
AL.com (AP)

Lamar Ivey signs with ECU
Boylan Catholic High School

February 3, 2010
National Signing Day

From Bonesville.net
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BVL: Abrams shines but Pirates lose
-B
VL: Updated ECU Recruiting Thumbnails
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Make a Smile Day)

From ecupirates.com
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Abrams Effort Not Enough To Overcome UCF
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McNeill Adds Four To ECU Football Staff

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates expected to sign 23 today
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McNeill adds four to coaching ranks
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Rough Knight for Pirates

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Pirates enter uncertain waters
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East Carolina recruiting

Football recruiting- Duke, UNCCH, ECU land late commitments
Fayetteville Observer

Elon assistant coach joins new football staff at East Carolina
Burlington Times News

Three former Tech coaches join McNeill at ECU
Dallas Morning News

UCF beats East Carolina for Speraw's record 275th victory
Orlando Sentinel

From the Kinston Free Press
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McNeill adds four to ECU staff
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UCF downs cold-shooting Pirates

Abrams' career night not enough for ECU
Washington Daily News

Missouri class highlighted by pair of St. Louis offensive tackles
  Webster Groves quarterback Desi Brown, a three-star recruit, will sign with East Carolina.
St. Louis Globe-Democrat

Another strong recruiting class for Pee Dee
  Pegues will learn under first-year East Carolina coach Ruffin McNeill
South Carolina Now

February 2, 2010
Groundhog Day

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Expectations high as first pitch nears

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Boy Scouts)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Set To Joust With UCF Tuesday
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Morris Inducted Into N.C. Tennis Hall-of-Fame
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ECU Garners Six Preseason Top 20 Rankings
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Volleyball Adds Three For 2010
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Lichtner Takes Event Title At Carolina Classic

Central Florida, Jordan make trip to Minges Coliseum
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates look to right ship against Knights
Washington Daily News

UCF Basketball Preview- Knights at East Carolina
Orlando Sentinel

From the East Carolinian
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Home sweet home
  The ECU women’s basketball team sets record with 11-straight home wins to open season
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ECU unable to rally past Rice in 69-58 loss

Cokely resigns as NFC coach for Atlanta job
  Cokley will be on hand Wednesday as 2009 players Clint Trickett and Drew Gentry will sign letters of intent to play football collegiately at Florida State and East Carolina.
Tallahassee Democrat

February 1, 2010
Hula in the Coola Day
Freedom Day
Robinson Crusoe Day
Working Naked Day

ECU's Match Against N.C. State Has Been Postponed
ecupirates.com

Pirates' Booty- Roller rolls for ECU
College Baseball Insider

ECU tennis coach Morris inducted into Hall of Fame
Greenville Daily Reflector

Decision Is Made
  Shane Carden left Houston this weekend knowing one thing, he would either be going to Arizona or East Carolina to play football.

scout.com (subscription)

Cram Session- Coaches whose teams peak in February
Covers

 

February 28, 2010

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Hockey will be the real winner in Olympics
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Wolfpack nudges win streak to two
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Tar Heels figure it out

Cavaliers slug past Rams
Charlottesville Daily Progress

From the Charlotte Observer
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What kind of owner will Michael Jordan be?
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Note to Jordan- Buy house, spend some time with us
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For this to work, MJ must go all-in
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Falcons beat Vikings to win CIAA
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Niners done in by Colonials, foul trouble

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Cramped confines could turn Coastal's dream into nightmare
  With Coastal Carolina clinching the Big South regular season championship Thursday, the league office now has its doomsday scenario - the conference tournament at 1,039-seat Kimbel Arena.
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Bulldogs shoot down Gamecocks

NCAA's QB Prodigies- Determined By Draft Number?
Bleacher Report

February 27, 2010

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Guesspert- SEC schools deserve new rebel yell
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Gamecocks' bowl budget slices squarely
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Tebow hopes new motion creates believers

From the Greenville (SC) News
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Tigers, Gamecocks win series openers
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South Carolina hosts SEC West leader Mississippi State

Battle for the bottom begins
Raleigh News & Observer

Seahawks frustrated after opening-round loss to Lehigh
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Jordan buys the Bobcats
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Peppers' move stirs buzz at NFL combine
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ASU's Edwards to throw, but not run at combine due to hamstring injury
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Falcons win, soar into CIAA title game to face Vikings
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49ers wary of Colonials

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Campbell likely back with Skins
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Wood Selig begins settling in at ODU

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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With a joke and a vow, ODU's new athletic director signs on
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ODU Basketball- Raised in Finland, but he grew up in the U.S.
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US breaks medal record; hockey team in gold game

MLS strike is a bad, bad idea
Anderson Independent

February 26, 2010

Lions experience issues with traveling to road contests
The Daily Collegian Online (Penn State)

Big Ten Expansion- Texas & Notre Dame Only Real Choices
Bleacher Report

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Clemson sits squarely on the bubble
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Baseball pregame- Clemson vs. Wright State
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Wildcats avenge loss to Gamecocks

Wofford tops Charleston for SoCon regular-season title
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

It's simple. If William and Mary doesn't win the CAA tournament, there is no NCAA bid
Hampton Roads Daily Press

ACC not as tough a ticket this year
Greensboro News-Record

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Call to arms has Seahawks' expectations soaring
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Other Seahawks survived rough starts to shine

February 25, 2010

Prado oozing optimism for USF baseball
  Another school also appears ready to recruit the area hard: East Carolina. Yep, Holtz's former school.

Tampa Tribune

Snow Joins UK Football Staff
  Snow had the same job at East Carolina the past five seasons

UKAthletics.com

No. 1 Cavaliers dispatch Colonials
Charlottesville Daily Progress

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Florida State dominates Heels
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ACC has its highs and lows
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Laettner, Thompson headed to hall of fame
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Pack's Smith says he'll return

From the Charlotte Observer
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Sale of Bobcats close
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Boozer, Jazz pick apart Bobcats in 2nd half
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Panic might not be the worst thing
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Panthers need to spend that Peppers money
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Vonn' crash breaks pinkie; U.S. hockey slips by Swiss

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Maryland rallies to beat Clemson
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USC stuck in neutral following UK win

Flat Hokies get popped by Boston College
Roanoke Times

February 24, 2010

Return of Bradley Jr. An Anxious Moment
rivals.com

ASU's quarterback derby begins
Winston Salem Journal

Cavs get Davenport opener after all
Charlottesville Daily Progress

USF Bulls football team hires both coach and salesman in Skip Holtz
Tampabay.com

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke's Smith gets advice
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Heels won't look past tonight
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Pack survives Camels' rally

'Canes paint loss on Virginia men's basketball team
Roanoke Times

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Duke football notebook
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FSU looks to big three in CIAA tournament

From the Charlotte Observer
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Chowan changed CIAA in a 'Eureka moment'
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Replacing Peppers will be team effort
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Peppers gets exit papers
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Julius Peppers describes exit as 'bittersweet'
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Hurney- Too early to decide on starting QB
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Thomas the right pupil for Brown's precise teachings

NCAA- Michigan football out of compliance
Columbia (SC) State

February 23, 2010

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Answers still to come for USC
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Gift of gab gives Odom a job
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Mascotless Ole Miss to vote on Col Reb successor

Look Back, Look Ahead- On To ECU
rivals.com

Holtz rounds out his staff with familiar face
  Shankweiler is the fourth member of Holtz's staff from East Carolina to join him at USF.

Tampa Tribune

Virginia baseball ranked No. 1 in nation for first time
Lynchburg News and Advance

UVa baseball hits new high
Charlottesville Daily Progress

LSU baseball takes No. 1 spot in two polls
Baton Rouge Advocate

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

Duke does solo act in hoops poll
  ACC basketball hit a historic low Monday, landing only one team in The Associated Press' Top 25 for the first time ever.
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcat fall at L.A. as Jackson loses mojo, cool
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Peppers decision could be imminent
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Jayhawks could reach 2,000 before Heels

Spiders on verge of unprecedented football/hoops accomplishment
Richmond Times Dispatch

Cancer claims ex-ASU coach
Winston Salem Journal

Alabama No. 8, Auburn No. 13 in football attendance
Birmingham News

2010 Olympic Coverage
Vancouver Sun

February 22, 2010

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Baseball- USC wraps up opening sweep
  The Gamecocks are off this week before going on the road to face East Carolina, the team that eliminated USC in last year’s NCAA regional.
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Tigers start fast, then push back Paladins

Vance Granville player dies during game against GTCC
Greensboro News-Record

Devils do enough
Durham Herald-Sun

Tech can't finish job against Duke
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
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Trade robs depth at point
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Bobcats at Clippers, 10-30 p.m.
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Kids trump the stars- US hockey upsets Canada
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Canada-U.S. hockey game creating buzz near arena

From the Winston Salem Journal
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'Lucky' Johnson takes his 48th career victory
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Racing Notebook- Another bad day for Earnhardt Jr.

February 20-21, 2010

Big bats, arm spur USC to win
  Tanner and Dyson expect the pitcher to be bumped up to a 65-pitch limit in next weekend's start against No. 18 East Carolina, which will serve as a far more serious test for the Gamecocks.
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers' decision on Julius Peppers due this week
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Bobcats rally' slips out of their hands
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49ers gold still tarnished

From the Roanoke Times
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Virginia loses 5th straight game
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Duke vs. Tech pits ACC's top trios

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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State of euphoria
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Heels fall short
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Devils do the talking

Pack KOs Deacs
Winston Salem Journal

Despite 'bad losses,' Tribe still merits NCAA consideration
Hampton Roads Daily Press

February 19, 2010

From the Columbia (SC) State
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How Gamecocks can get back to Omaha
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Stadium turf's ready for baseball
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Steady USC senior to start opener
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Clemson depth comes with a catch
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Pitching will be early obstacle for Clemson
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Ga. prep star killed; was to play at Vanderbilt

As college baseball opener looms, Gamecocks will rely on experience
Orangeburg Times Democrat

From the Anderson Independent
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USC hopes for improved pitching, continued power in 2010
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Tigers begin season today against Miami (Ohio)

Destination Omaha for state's teams
Charleston Post Courier

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tar Heels adjust their outlook
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No deal, says Davis' father

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats offer Thomas a fresh start
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Bobcats are better and just in time
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Bobcats also get C Ratliff for 2nd-rounder
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Gameday- Cavs at Bobcats, 7 p.m.

Source- Selig is ODU's new athletic director
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

February 18, 2010

From the Columbia (SC) State
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USC baseball team picked second in SEC East
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Gamecocks continue slide, fall to Razorbacks
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Disciplinary action planned at Mississippi State

Devils survive Canes' force
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Devils survive Canes
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Vasquez torments Wolfpack again
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Heels' lethargy puzzles Williams

From the Charlotte Observer
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49ers' tourney hopes nicked
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Davidson sets all-time low in loss
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Panthers sign former Colts DT Johnson
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Shaun White takes Olympic gold ... with a McTwist

From the Roanoke Times
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Another lopsided loss for Cavaliers
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Red-hot Hokies roll on

Officials struggled in Wake Forest-Virginia Tech game
Hampton Roads Daily Press

College Preview
Baseball America

Coach of small school is now Clemson's pitching coach
Anderson Independent

This year’s Seahawks could learn from Hill
Wilmington Star-News

Season's ‘First Pitch' just a day away
Greenville (SC) News

Campbell takes A-Sun lead with win
Fayetteville Observer

February 17, 2010

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Jackets turn Heels into major wreck
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Gauging Pack's troubles
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Maryland at N.C. State
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Duke long shot for No. 1 seed
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Karl has throat cancer

From the Greensboro News-Record
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High Point native off to fast start at Olympics
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Hokies get hot against Wake
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Heels hit rock bottom in Atlanta

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Hokies down Deacs- Virginia Tech dominates WFU on boards
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SoCon powers Apps, Cougars to square off

From the Roanoke Times
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Red-hot Hokies roll on
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Cavs fall flat

USC baseball team eyes return to CWS
Greenville (SC) News

Tar Heel baseball faces long climb back to top
Durham Herald Sun

Don't blame football when basketball tanks
Birmingham News

Tribe in hunt for CAA bye
Hampton Roads Daily Press

UNCW succumbs to 2nd-half pressure, Northeastern
Wilmington Star-News

Tigers give Monarchs a fight, despite having just 7 players
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Men's pre-game- Gamecocks vs. Razorbacks
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charlotte Observer
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Lowly Nets top Bobcats again
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Lutz won't stash away 'stache yet
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Panthers' Beason countersues accuser

February 16, 2010

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Gamecocks making a new pitch
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Blake Cooper gets the opening day start

Maryland carves up Virginia's defense in 85-66 rout
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
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Brown- Jordan intent on buying Bobcats
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More from Brown on Jordan
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Tuesday- Nets at Bobcats, 7 p.m.
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NASCAR's credibility cratering with asphalt?
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Jenna Fryer- Finish rescues racing
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Krzyzewski's road to 1,000

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Olympics special to pros
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Golden dreams drive Canes
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UNC-CH's Henson work in progress

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Similar Teams- Hokies, Deacs both rely on solid defenses
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Heels to begin a road swing

Elon hires State alum to coach defensive line
Green
sboro News-Record

Two reserve defenders leave Clemson football program
Anderson Independent

Seahawks have plenty to play for in final 2 weeks
Wilmington Star-News

February 15, 2010

From the Charlotte Observer
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Daytona: Going, stopping, going, stopping – then winning!
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Wallace quiet in NBA All-Star debut
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A tribute to excess
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Record crowd- 108,713

Devils work to stay warm
  Duke is first FBS school to start up spring practice

Durham Herald-Sun

Conference expansion dominoes could fall toward Clemson
Greenville (SC) News

[Video] Snow at Williams-Brice, Carolina Stadium
Columbia (SC) State

500 coverage
Daytona Beach News-Journal

February 14, 2010

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Spring football- time to answer questions
  Duke will be the first area college football team to start spring practice, getting back to work today, a full 35 days before East Carolina begins its first spring under new coach Ruffin McNeill.
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Once again, Wolfpack beats itself
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Tar Heels get relief
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Devils dominate Terps
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Gaudet returns to Duke
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Duke rounding out its game

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Zoubek delivers on day to celebrate
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Krzyzewski takes a rare look back
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Blue Devils set to open 'spring' football practice

Gamecocks facing early adversity
  A trip to East Carolina, where the 2009 season ended, is set for the second weekend.

Charleston Post Courier

Defense lifts Deacs WFU gets revenge with 75-64 victory over Georgia Tech
Winston Salem Journal

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Tigers dial another win from long distance
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Execution fails USC in final minutes

Trouble at charity stripe costs Hawks 87-70 at Trask
Wilmington Star-News

Allen's second-half recovery lifts Virginia Tech past Virginia 61-55
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Groh's deal at Ga. Tech sparks U.Va.'s interest
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
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If it's your dynasty, why would you want it to end?
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Stewart's season-opening act- Right on cue
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It's not your party, but you can cry if you want to
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Crash course in life
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Blog- Revenue sharing would boost Bobcats
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Curry finishes 2nd, one-ups dad

Wreck ruins Patrick's NASCAR debut
Fayetteville Observer

February 13, 2010

SEC will sit this round of expansion talks out
Birmingham News

Pitt tops West Virginia in triple-overtime thriller
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Fowler gives Lowe vote of confidence
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Bad break for Heel's Davis
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Businesses down at the Heels, too
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Tar Heels celebrate a century
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Butters recalls early years
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Canes ship Cullen to Ottawa, get Picard
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Duke football gets early start for 2010

From the Vancouver Sun
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Olympic luger dies in Whistler track crash- 'We are all in deep shock'
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2010 Opening ceremony- Colour, culture, Gretzky and the accidental tripod
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2010 Olympic Coverage

UNC system OKs tuition increases, hate crime policy
WRAL.com

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Krzyzewski set to coach 1,000th game while at Duke
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Blue Devils face another rival

Tigers might be downsized
Columbia (SC) State

USC aims to end road woes
Greenville (SC) News

Delaney, Hokies getting healthy at right time, with U.Va. visiting
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
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Board approves UNCC football
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49ers' schedule bolsters bye odds
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Wallace's dunk contest goal- Don't get injured
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Charlottean feels 3-point snub
Curry makes two 75-footers
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Smith- Panthers need faster receiver
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Driving for dollars? Danica is winning

Duels and Drama- Johnson, Kahne capture wins in Duel 150 races
Winston Salem Journal

From the Daytona Beach News-Journal
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Rain leads to Nationwide-Trucks twinbill
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Daytona 500 favorite- It's anyone's guess

NASCAR is riding on Earnhardt Jr.'s rebound
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Seahawks learn plenty on long, snowy trip
Wilmington Star-News

February 12, 2010

Seahawks stack up well against top programs in state
  If you read web previews and listen to scouts, East Carolina is not only the highest ranked team in the state, but also the best heading into 2010.

Wilmington Star-News

College notebook- Storms frustrate UVa, Tech skippers
American Chronicle

USC baseball loses star outfielder Bradley for up to two months
Greenville (SC) News

Inside Skip Holtz's efforts to save his first recruiting class at USF
  Holtz said former Pirates coach John Thompson had taken all the recruiting files, leaving Holtz and his staff with no base from which to begin.

si.com

Skip Holtz' Debut- Notre Dame-South Florida 2011 Kick-Off
Bleacher Report

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes cut off Sabres
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Thomas bruises knee
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RailHawks to meet MLS' Revolution

From the Charlotte Observer
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Johnson, Kahne win Daytona qualifying races
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Roy apologizes for Haiti remark
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Curry goes off for 36, triple-double
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Organizers keeping a tight lid on ceremonies

Get news, photos, videos and results from Vancouver
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Fist bump shakes up an old tradition
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Ellis Johnson's future points to Columbia
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Debt worries will not hamper USC facilities
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NCAA proposes rules change on taunting

Virginia Tech inching closer to NCAA berth
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Big Ten offers UT more money but threatens rivalries
Houston Chronicle

February 11, 2010

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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The dog days are here for the Pack
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Hokies chew up Pack
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Blues continue for Heels
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Duke keeps UNCCH reeling
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Hansbrough's number is up

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Scheyer, Singler lead Duke’s late run past UNCCH
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Heels run out of gas late in loss
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Krzyzewski: USA sees benefits of program
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2010-12 USA Basketball

Hokies turn back clock 93 years
Roanoke Times

Trip to Baton Rouge highlights 2010 WVU schedule
Times-West Virginian

Seahawk baseball has high rankings to live up to
Wilmington Star-News

WFU sophomore won't face additional penalties for being ejected
Winston Salem Journal

Tigers heat up from long range, defeat Florida State
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

ODU's fresh legs and experience are too much for weary Dukes
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

NASCAR notes- NASCAR to green-light rule change
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charlotte Observer
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Mohammed's late dunk lifts Bobcats to 93-92 win
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Checkers moving up in world
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An uphill skate
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Poor-shooting 49ers left in the cold
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Brooklyn Decker's biggest splash
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NC native Brooklyn Decker, barely covered, is on SI cover

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Gamecocks catch the Gators
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Lindsey brothers acquitted of bar brawl charges

February 10, 2010

Coaches work around signing day limits
espn.com

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Devils size up Heels
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Who has the edge?
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Snow postpones Cavs-Terps game
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State's McCollum headed to Ga. Tech
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Canes keep wins coming

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Devils, Heels 'play like we're No. 1 and No. 2 in the country'
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Homecourt isn't historically much of an advantage

ACC Insider - Duke could be Tar Heels' last stand
Wilmington Star-News

Tigers begin crucial home stretch with visit from defense-minded Florida State
Anderson Independent

From the Charlotte Observer
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Felton jumper gives Bobcats win
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Mr. Bobcat may have dropped the ball again
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Peppers started packing his bags after '07 season
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Peppers- Panthers’ silence a turnoff

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Gamecocks receive an urgent message
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Men's pregame- Gamecocks vs. Gators
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Tigers are nearing must-win territory
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Men's pregame- Clemson Tigers vs. FSU Seminoles

From the Roanoke Times
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March to madness
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Wake Forest's Deacons feast on their 2nd helpings against UVa

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Deacons KO Eagles- Wake Forest hits free throws late in game
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Tough Times- NASCAR feeling the economic woes

February 9, 2010

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tar Heels fall short of expectations
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UNC-CH needs to reassess its future
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Recruits changed storied Heels-Devils rivalry
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Degand might miss Virginia Tech game

From the Columbia (SC) State
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SEC basketball- Midseason report
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USC recruit could be removed from high school
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SEC releases baseball TV schedule
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Columbian will lead bobsled team at Olympics

Seahawks’ skid continues at Delaware; Tomko injured
W
ilmington Star-News

Wake Forest knows just what to expect from a physical Boston College team
W
inston Salem Journal

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Commonwealth could have record 5 NCAA tournament teams
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Verlander, Robinson highlight CAA's 25 best of past 25 years

UNCG blinks; Appalachian State seals deal
Greensboro News-Record

As Florida State past can attest, signing day hype means nothing
Orlando Sentinel

February 8, 2010

From USA Today
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Saints win first Super Bowl title
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Super Bowl ads- View, rate, see the winners

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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New Orleans Saints win Super Bowl XLIV
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WHO DAT? NEW ORLEANS SAINTS COVERAGE

FSU complies with sanctions
  The Florida State University athletics department announced Sunday afternoon that it will vacate 12 wins in football, a national championship in men's track and field and NCAA tournament victories in women's basketball and baseball as a result of the academic-misconduct case that brought about NCAA.

Tallahassee Democrat

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Heels defenseless against Terps
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Hurricanes' Peters makes impressive debut in net

As ACC rounds the bend toward March, Tigers in deep trouble
Anderson Independent

Birmingham and Bowden unite for national coaching award
Birmingham News

February 7, 2010

Time to play- Who Dats and Hoosiers in Super Bowl
Fayetteville Observer (AP)

From USA Today
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The Bell Tolls- NFL's best QB ... could be the Saints' Drew Brees
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Why Colts win
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Why Saints win
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Archie's conflict
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Rice, Smith lead football Hall of Fame class
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Super Bowl marketers go all out to create hype, online buzz

From the Charlotte Observer
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Brees will try to outshine Colts star, friend
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10 ads to look for during the Super Bowl
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Sapp arrested, pulled from NFL Network
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Even without Paul, red-hot Hornets stun Bobcats
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Green, 49ers dig in for road win
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Martin edges Earnhardt for Daytona pole
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Gerhart gets win, Patrick the attention

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC connections at the Super Bowl
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Devils escape Eagles
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Pack's upset bid misfires at buzzer
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Snow doesn't deter Tar Heels
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Ranking football classes tough
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Ward's injury ominous for Canes

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Deacs in OT
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ASU shoots Western down again

From the Roanoke Times
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Wake Forest's Deacons feast on their 2nd helpings against UVa
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Foul- Not to the Hokies in game against Clemson

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Virginia Tech beats Clemson with free throws
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Nothing goes right for USC in rout
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Recruiting is how the rich get richer

UNCW basketball team caught in blizzard; game moved to Monday
Wilmington Star-News

Wofford runs past sagging UNCG
Greensboro News-Record

Ex-Redskin Grimm among 7 elected to Hall of Fame
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Give Virginia Tech an A- for its football recruiting class
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Give Virginia a C- for its football recruiting class

February 6, 2010

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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A down year for NC
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ACC lacks a powerhouse team
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Clock ticking on UNCCH
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Myrtle Beach QB picks Heels
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Duke trio fights fatigue

From the Charlotte Observer
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Okafor returns with appetite for etouffees
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Gameday- Hornets at Bobcats, 7 p.m.
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Could Jordan work full-time for Bobcats?

Tech reports recruiting violations
RedRaiders.com

Brian Mull gives his list of UNCW basketball coaching prospects
Wilmington Star-News

Deacs try to sweep Cavs
Winston Salem Journal

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Ranking ACC football schedules
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Blizzard of good emotions for Virginia Tech

An alternate ending for UNC-CH
Roanoke Times

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Tigers start key late-season stretch with Hokies
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USC recruit arrested on alcohol charge

Vols next hurdle for USC
Greenville (SC) News

Report- Monarchs need to think beyond tomorrow
  ODU should consider an expansion of 19,782-seat Foreman Field, a new study recommends. The study also found ODU should build a basketball practice facility next to the Constant Center for the men’s and women’s teams.

Norfolk Virginian Pilot

February 5, 2010

Hokies add to Heels' misery
Roanoke Times

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Alabama, LSU crack ACC football schedule
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Hot Singler sinks Yellow Jackets
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Heels in free fall
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Gleason's Olympic dream a reality

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats become intriguing topic on, off the court
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Danica - Confidence easily overtakes any of the initial concerns
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Give vs. take- 'I have fenders now'

Ten games to mark on the 2010 ACC football calendar
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Davis: Tar Heels decided early not to go after a quarterback this season
Durham Herald-Sun

Fans embrace signs of the season
  We're ready to travel on the road to East Carolina the second series of the year. I'm looking forward to a great season."
Columbia (SC) State

Best Of The Decade
Baseball America

Clemson raises football season ticket packages by $10
Greenville (SC) News

Plan B recruiting is A-OK for ODU football
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Greensboro News Record
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Deacons' biggest loser now big winner
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Speedskater learns going for gold isn't cheap

February 4, 2010

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Area teams tout hauls on signing day
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Pack's offense misses the mark
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Analysis: It's always sunny on signing day

Clemson's 2010 football schedule features 7 bowl teams
Anderson Independent

Wolfpack, Heels get top grades on signing day
Fayetteville Observer

Coyer's Aggressive Style Gives Indy 'D' New Look
ABC News (AP)

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats leave win at Lakers' doorstep
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USC, Florida shine on National Signing Day
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Few surprises on signing day
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Late surge seals 49ers win

Linemen highlight Hokies' 2010 haul
Roanoke Times

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Date change toughens Virginia Tech's 2010 schedule
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London's base in place
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Complete coverage of National Signing Day, with reports on Virginia, Virginia Tech, William and Mary, Old Dominion, Hampton University and others

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Tigers go deep for top-25 class
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USC lines up some protection
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Kelcy Quarles follows his father to USC
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Family feel helps Parker make choice
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The State's Top 25- Where they signed

Grobe says that WFU's success on field has helped in recruiting
Winston Salem Journal

From the College Football News
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Recruiting 2010 - The Top Storylines
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The BCS Anti-Trust Playoff Solution

February 3, 2010

Fans' guide to national signing day
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Bad economy forcing recruits to stay home
-
Courtships are over; it's time to sign
-
TV times cause issues
-
Camels' program on rise

From the Charlotte Observer
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Suspense ends Wednesday for players, schools
-
Coveted RB Lattimore picks South Carolina
-
Trio prove to be 49ers cavalry
-
See Saturday on Sunday? You almost couldn’t
-
Gameday- Bobcats at Lakers, 10-30 p.m.

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Tar Heels, Blue Devils aim for recruits to fill needs
-
ACC hoops gets BCS treatment

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Tigers' solid class lacks big names
-
Stars aligning for Gamecocks

Boise State to play Virginia Tech on Labor Day
  The Hokies' other nonconference opponent next season is East Carolina, which they will host on Sept. 18.
Richmond Times Dispatch

Labor Day game in the books
ESPN (blog)

Class could set tone for Holtz
Tampa Tribune

Aggies hire Purdue's Williams as D-line coach
  A native of Los Angeles who graduated from East Carolina, Williams spent four years as the line coach for Purdue's 4-3 defense
Austin American-Statesman

College coaching moves cause havoc for signing day
Houston Chronicle

2010 National Signing Day
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

It's signing day Wednesday for local athletes
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Seahawks don't expect any sympathy
Wilmington Star-News

Deacs clamp down- Wake Forest's defense keeps Miami in check
Winston Salem Journal

February 2, 2010

State of North Carolina's all-decade recruits
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats let win streak slip away
-
20 million reasons to say see ya, Julius Peppers
-
USC holds out hope for star tailback
-
Deacons recruit for the long run
-
Tar Heels taking a wrong turn into trouble

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Process of ranking recruits is a mystery
-
On Tuesday, Norm Wood will host a live chat about recruiting from 11 a.m.-noon. Set a reminder for yourself on our National Signing Day page
-
Only ACC certainty is that league is down

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Signing day coverage
-
Canes hit the road

New coaches play catchup with recruits
Durham Herald-Sun

Pitt Likely To Join Big Ten
Gather.com

Pittsburgh Could Join Big Ten
Locksmith Sports Picks

ODU earns shot at boosting NCAA stock vs. Northern Iowa
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Vols’ Pearl calls USC's Downey ‘amazing’
Greenville (SC) News

February 1, 2010

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Heels stumble again
-
Blue Devils stocking up for future
-
Offenses put on a show as AFC wins Pro Bowl

Total Disarray- Cavaliers rip Heels 75-60; Williams accepts blame
Winston Salem Journal

Cavaliers shut down Heels
Charlottesville Daily News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Agent- Free agent Peppers likely to leave
-
Green lights up UMass in 49ers win

USF Bulls pick up two more football commitments
Tampabay.com

Dooley picks up two pledges Sunday
  Sapp, a former East Carolina commitment, said “The visit has been great,” Sapp said. “This is the SEC; it doesn't get any better ..

scout.com (subscription)

UNCW basketball players taken aback by coaching change
Wilmington Star-News

'Pittsburgh to Big Ten' Buzz Is Rising
Buster (blog)

Recruiting- Time almost up for Lattimore, Parker
Columbia (SC) State

Tigers grind down Maryland, take key defense-fueled win
Anderson Independent

Monarchs notch progam's 900th win
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

 

February 28, 2010

From the conferenceusa.com
-
C-USA Daily Update
-
Houston Men and UTEP Women Crowned Indoor Track and Field Champions
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SMU Wins Fifth-Straight Swimming & Diving Championship
-
Feb. 27 Men's Basketball Recap
-
C-USA Women's Basketball Recaps_Feb. 27

From the Birmingham News
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Is UAB point guard Aaron Johnson the C-USA MVP?
-
UAB cruises to win over Tulane

Marshall needs 3OT to beat UCF
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd wins triple-OT thriller
-
Baseball team falls to The Citadel

UCF loses triple overtime thriller 121-115 at Marshall
Orlando Sentinel

Manchin on standby in case WVU-MU negotiations fail
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Dia's 31 points carry SMU men over Houston
Dallas Morning News

From the Houston Chronicle
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UTEP sends Rice to 20th loss, last place C-USA finish
-
SMU's second-half surge drops UH back to .500

UTEP men's basketball team one win away from outright C-USA title
El Paso Times

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Williams fuels Tigers' comeback
-
Vollmuth, Ellis power USM past upstart LeMoyne

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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With mind on his dad, Roburt Sallie gives best shot
-
Memphis Tigers knock off Southern Miss, 76-69
-
Replay- Tigers 76, Southern Miss 69

February 27, 2010

From the conferenceusa.com
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Day One of C-USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Complete
-
C-USA Women's Basketball Recaps_Feb. 25
-
C-USA Swimming & Diving Championship Day Three Results

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Like old NBA fans, Herd to eye Jordan
-
Lutz, Marshall look to keep winning

Herd likely in for another grind against UCF
Charleston (WV) Gazette

UCF Basketball Preview- Knights at Marshall
Orlando Sentinel

SMU football assistant diagnosed with cancer
Dallas Morning News

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Golden Eagles seek payback tonight at Memphis
-
LeMoyne too much for USM

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Pastner not sure which U of M team will show tonight
-
Preview- Memphis vs. Southern Miss

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
TULANE AT UAB
-
UAB's Millsap finds his niche
-
Tulane's Flynn baffles Lipscomb

UAB-Memphis game on Wednesday night will now begin at 8
Birmingham News

Sold-out Don Haskins Center sets stage for UTEP, Rice men's basketball game
El Paso Times

February 26, 2010

Tulsa pesky in first half, but Duke strong after halftime
Tulsa World

Hurricane hangs tight, then falls to Duke
KRMG (blog)

Break through
  Everyone chips in to help the Blue Devils stop Tulsa

Durham Herald-Sun

Devils charge past Tulsa
Raleigh News & Observer

UTEP on a tear- Miners ready to dig in for a postseason charge
USA Today

Whiteside leading shot block brigade
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the conferenceusa.com
-
C-USA Daily Update
-
C-USA Swimming & Diving Championship Day Two Results
  SMU leads the championship, ECU fourth (in conference-school standings) after two days of competition
-
Indoor Track and Field Teams Prep for Championships
-
Indoor Track and Field Championships Alter Start Times for Field Events Scheduled Friday

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers seek high seed in C-USA tournament
-
Tigers women lock up opening-round bye in C-USA

Wave's Crohan comfortable playing several positions
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice's Colwick plans for dominance in 2012 Olympics
-
UH track star Floyd comes from Olympic bloodlines

February 25, 2010

From the conferenceusa.com
-
C-USA Daily Update
-
Feb. 24 Men's Basketball Recap
-
C-USA Swimming & Diving Championship Day One Results

Tulsa entering the Devils' lair
Tulsa World

Tulsa at No. 5 Duke
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Birmingham News
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It was a struggle but UAB wins again
-
Dexter Fields leads the way for UAB in his return to Orlando
-
UAB holds on to beat UCF, 53-49

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF rally comes up short again and Knights fall 53-49 to UAB
-
Sentinel Exclusive- UCF coach George OLeary `annoyed' by NCAA infractions committed by two former staff members
-
Knights Beat- UCF Coach George OLeary plans to settle quarterback competition by end of spring football

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall handles Rice, 77-54
-
Hamrick sees Herd enthusiasm growing

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Whiteside sets C-USA block record in Marshall victory
-
C-USA travel tough on Herd

Lutz, Whiteside lead Herd past Owls
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Houston Chronicle
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No. 9 Rice baseball falls to 0-4 after loss to Lamar
-
Rice notebook- Bailiff optimistic about next season
-
Whiteside leads Marshall to 77-54 win against Rice
-
Sumlin kicks Dugat, Tatum off UH football team
-
UH men beat Memphis for first time in 12 tries

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Surprising Cougars roll over Memphis, hurt Tigers' chances for NCAA at-large bid
-
Replay- Memphis 75, Houston 92

League-best Miners hold off late Eagle rally
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

No. 25 UTEP downs Southern Miss
Biloxi Sun Herald

UTEP holds on- Miners survive for 11th win in a row
El Paso Times

Golden Eagles blast MVSU
Hattiesburg American

Schaffer, Cannizaro, McKenzie lift Wave
New Orleans Times Picayune

February 24, 2010

From the conferenceusa.com
-
C-USA Daily Update
-
Feb. 23 Men's Basketball Notebook
-
C-USA Swimming and Diving All-Academic Team Announced
-
UTEP's Townsend Named Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I Player of the Week

C-USA Offseason Lookback & Lookaheads
College Football News

UTEP Miners look to protect national ranking
El Paso Times

Southern Miss seeks an upset
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Jackson Clarion Ledger
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UTEP carries swagger, 10-game win streak
-
Davis 'limited' for spring ball

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Winning 20 games is not a little feat
-
Haymon, Herd ready for Rice

Marshall-Rice game matches young stars
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Herd looking for payback vs. Owls
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF guards prepared to face UAB without Rompza in lineup
-
Knights Basketball Preview- UAB at UCF

From the Birmingham News
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George Drake's wedding plans weren't interrupted by basketball practice
-
UAB's first test at its new softball stadium comes tonight against Alabama

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers thriving on the 3-pointer, but leery of its siren call
-
Preview- Memphis Tigers vs. Houston Cougars

Kingwood native Pastner grows up fast at Memphis
Houston Chronicle

It's too early for Tulane, UNO to panic
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Tulsa World
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Missing mojo
-
Tulsa introduces new defensive backs coach

February 23, 2010

From the conferenceusa.com
-
February 22 Baseball Notebook
-
February 22 Baseball Players of the Week
-
Feb. 22 C-USA Softball Notebook
-
Feb. 22 Men's Basketball Weekly Awards
-
C-USA Women's Basketball Notebook & Statistics
-
C-USA Women's Basketball Weekly Award Winners_Feb. 22

Five questions with C-USA commissioner Banowsky
ESPN (blog)

Miners No. 25 in coaches' poll
El Paso Times

Wojcik discusses TU's date with Duke
Tulsa World

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB bubble watch, starring ESPN's Joe Lunardi
-
Mike Davis responds to Joe Lunardi's comments on UAB's NCAA Tournament hopes

WVU eyes top 3 seed; MU could see NIT
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Officiating getting too bad for me to stay quiet
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Tigers' hopes revived- Weak bubble helpful to Pastner's team
Memphis Commercial Appeal

February 22, 2010

From the conferenceusa.com
-
Weekend Baseball Roundup
  UCF sweeps; Southern Miss wins its series; Rice, Houston swept
-
C-USA Women's Basketball Recaps_Feb. 21
-
Feb. 21 C-USA Softball Roundup

UCF guard A.J. Rompza suspended from Knights' game against UAB Wednesday for flagrant foul
Orlando Sentinel

Wave nabs first win
New Orleans Times Picayune

February 20-21, 2010

From the conferenceusa.com
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Feb. 20 Men's Basketball Recap
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Three C-USA Players Named to Golden Spikes Award Watch List
-
C-USA Women's Basketball Recaps_Feb. 20

Miners continue to soar- UTEP men's basketball team tops Tulsa for 10th victory in a row
El Paso Times

Tulsa's offense nonexistent in lackluster setback to Miners
Tulsa World

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall tops Tulane
-
Strength coach lays down rules

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Green Wave comes up short against Herd
-
Green Wave proves no match for Boston College

Green Wave Drop Heartbreaker to Marshall, 58-55
NewOrleans.Com

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH men fall to UAB 75-66 in second straight loss
-
UH baseball opens season with 6-0 loss to Texas State

UAB breaks two-game Bartow Arena losing streak with win over Houston
Birmingham News

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Eagles rally for big win
-
USM baseball team improves to 2-0

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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USM rallies to beat Demons
-
Eagles blank Demons in season opener
-
USM beats Central Florida

UCF lets 16-point lead slip away, falls 68-58 at Southern Miss
Orlando Sentinel

Red-hot Tigers hold back SMU, 76-63, reach 20 wins
Memphis Commercial Appeal

No sweep of Memphis for SMU men
Dallas Morning News

February 19, 2010

From the conferenceusa.com
-
Three C-USA Players Named to Golden Spikes Award Watch List

From the Rice Thresher
-
Rice ready to tussle with nationwide competition
-
Baseball 2010- The Climb
-
Hard times continue for men's basketball

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Rice carves out another fine team as season begins
-
UH turns to sophomore Goodnight to lead rotation

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF Baseball Preview- Knights will lean on Top 10 recruiting class compete in talent-rich C-USA
-
Revamped UCF baseball roster stocked with talent has Knights excited about the future

New blood, but same work ethic from 1st-year coach Berry
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Golden Eagles begin Scott Berry era against Demons today
Biloxi Sun-Herald

Plenty going on at USM this weekend
Hattiesburg American

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall has depth in tough conference
-
Marshall baseball schedule
-
Jones made critical call against Tulsa
-
Herd football ticket sales start strong

Wilkerson, Lutz key to Herd's big finish
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Herd, Tulsa likely to meet again in tourney
Charleston (WV) Gazette

UAB trying to tear off 'one-bid' tag
Birmingham News

TU tops SMU for third straight win
Tulsa World

Men's basketball- Tulsa 57, SMU 54
Dallas Morning News

Memphis' Elliot Williams 'possible' for Saturday's game after injury
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tulane not able to complete rally, catch Memphis
New Orleans Times Picayune

February 18, 2010

From the conferenceusa.com
-
Feb. 17 Men's Basketball Recap
-
A pair of C-USA players named Lowe's Senior CLASS Award Candidates
-
C-USA Golf Notebook 11

From the Birmingham News
-
Blazers use second-half free throws to hold off Southern Miss
-
UAB wins another C-USA game on the road

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Blazers clip Eagles again
-
But same work ethic from 1st-year coach Berry

Crawford, UAB knock off Southern Miss
Biloxi Sun-Herald

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Marshall downs Tulsa, 64-58
-
Landon- Lutz puts new moves on Tulsa in victory
-
MU-Tulsa box score
-
C-USA standings

From the Tulsa World
-
Offense stalls, TU falls at Marshall
-
Eric Bailey's C-USA Insider

Big man on campus
  Just a freshman, Marshall's 7-foot center, Hassan Whiteside, may still be growing

Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
Lutz comes up big
-
Matchup of big men proved to be good theater

SMU pulls away late to topple Rice, 67-57
Dallas Morning News

From the Houston Chronicle
-
SMU pulls away late to defeat Rice 67-57
-
Rice notebook- Owls' Brown comes around

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tigers step up for ailing star Elliot Williams, defeat Tulane, 77-64
-
Replay- Memphis 77, Tulane 64

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF battles MLB for Jordan Akins, one of the Knights' top football recruits
-
Knights Beat- UCF lineman T.J. Harnden becomes first football player to earn prestigious Order of the Pegasus award
-
UCF point guard A.J. Rompza writes motivational book

February 17, 2010

From the conferenceusa.com
-
Preseason Baseball Notebook
-
Men's Basketball Notebook

Tulsa loses fourth football assistant coach
Tulsa World

Marcus Jordan leads UCF to a 68-65 win over Houston
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH notebook- Scott reluctantly leads in Curl's absence
-
Cougars struggle down the stretch in 68-65 loss to UCF
-
Rice golf team living up to goals, ruling the city

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB is 40 minutes away from some kind of history
-
Will UAB's Mike Davis switch up the starters in Wednesday's game at Southern Miss?
-
Hot Corner- Some advice for the Blazers

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Golden Eagles get second shot tonight at Blazers
-
USM Report- Bolden's role now as top sub

Eustachy feels USM has shot at postseason
Hattiesburg American

Marshall hopes to close race in league standings
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
MU-Tulsa attracts NBA scouts
-
Marshall hopes Uzoh 'Shaqled' again

Centers of attention
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tigers try to maintain focus for Tulane game
-
Preview- Memphis Tigers vs. Tulane Green Wave

Tulane Looks To End Losing Skid Versus Nemesis Memphis
NewOrleans.Com

UTEP Miners get time to rest before game at Tulsa
El Paso Times

SMU AD on NCAA men's basketball committee
Dallas Morning News

In the Trenches- Expanding on expansion, signing surprises, title guesses
CBSSports.com

Mailbag extra- All expansion, all the time
ESPN (blog)

February 16, 2010

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Ex-Memphis State Tigers basketball coach Dana Kirk dies
-
Troubles aside, former Tigers agree- Dana Kirk could coach

From the conferenceusa.com
-
Memphis' Melissa McFerrin and Tulane's Lisa Stockton Set to Appear on the WBCA's Shootaround With Beth & Debbie Podcast
-
Feb. 15 Men's Basketball Weekly Awards
-
Feb. 15 Softball Notebook

Marshall asks for money to expand football stadium
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Basketball success may justify MU in C-USA
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Wilkerson making late push in senior season
Charleston (WV) Gazette

UTEP gets 46 votes in AP poll, 14 votes in USA Today/ESPN poll
El Paso Times

From the Birmingham News
-
Mike Davis' focus is on Southern Miss
-
UAB bubble watch
-
Bracketology- UAB's still in, but barely

Knights Basketball Preview- Houston at UCF
Orlando Sentinel

An update on UH women's basketball coach Joe Curl
Houston Chronicle

Berry makes debut Friday
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane has solid depth at catcher
-
Wave veterans pitching in

Kragthorpe named Texas A&M passing coordinator
Tulsa World

February 15, 2010

From the conferenceusa.com
-
C-USA Women's Basketball Recaps_Feb. 14
-
Feb. 14 C-USA Softball Roundup

From the College Football News
-
2010 Pre-Preseason Rankings ... C-USA 
-
Recruiting 2010 Conf. Rankings - C-USA 

Around Conference USA - Basketball
USA Today

UH women's coach Curl hospitalized with chest pains
Houston Chronicle

Much to ponder as Selection Sunday closes in
  The RPI says the bottom four (SMU, East Carolina, Tulane, Rice) aren't as good as a year ago.

Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

C-USA awards, Herd tickets and Signing Day analysis
Charleston (WV) Gazette

UAB drops to fourth place in C-USA with loss to Marshall
Birmingham News

Tulsa Three Questions
Tulsa World

February 14, 2010

From the conferenceusa.com
-
Feb. 13 Men's Basketball Recap
-
C-USA Women's Basketball Recaps_Feb. 13
  It was a game featuring the top two scoring teams in Conference USA, but in the end, defense prevailed as Tulane rallied late to defeat East Carolina

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Memphis Tigers hold off late rally to defeat rival Tulsa, 93-86
-
Replay- Memphis 93,Tulsa 86

Tigers tame Hurricane
Tulsa World

Marshall beats UAB, 81-74, at Bartow Arena
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Marshall wins at UAB, 81-74
-
Crook returns, leads Herd to win
-
Big Green taking trip through memories

Wilkerson hot as Herd shocks UAB 81-74
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Dallas Morning News
-
SMU fades in final minute, losing to Houston, 66-60
-
Doak Walker Award- SMU's Pony Express rides again

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Lewis finds his 3s in UH's win over C-USA rival SMU
-
Rice falls to 1-9 in conference after loss to S.Miss.

USM opens homestand by steaming Rice
Biloxi Sun Herald

Flowers power
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

UCF basketball rallies from eight-point deficit to claim 62-54 win over Tulane
Orlando Sentinel

February 13, 2010

From the conferenceusa.com
-
2010 Conference USA Baseball Preview
-
Feb. 12 Men's Basketball Notebook
-
C-USA Women's Basketball Recaps_Feb. 12

From the Tulsa World
-
Hurricane's chance to turn the tide
-
Defensive coordinator staying at TU

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Preview- Memphis Tigers vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane
-
With Henderson-Niles gone, Tigers have 'big' problem

Herd in snowy Alabama?
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Rematch with UAB is key game for Herd
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB needs a win over Marshall to keep pace in C-USA race
-
Mike Davis hopes empty seats are hard to find on Saturday at Bartow Arena

Pacing key for Herd against UAB
Huntington Herald Dispatch

USM opens four-game homestand today against Rice
Biloxi Sun Herald

Eagles host Rice today
Hattiesburg American

Eagles eye opportunity to move up
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Houston Chronicle
-
NCAA rules committee says no to Case Keenum's eye-black messages
-
UH's Lewis sacrifices offensive stats for tougher game

Tulane and UCF Square Off on CBS College Sports at 3 pm CST
NewOrleans.Com

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
University of Central Florida basketball preview- UCF vs. Tulane
-
Sentinel Exclusive- UCF violation of NCAA phone rules threatened 27 players' eligibility
-
Open Mike- If it had been UF instead of UCF, would NCAA have doled out 2 years of probation?

TULANE at CENTRAL FLORIDA
New
Orleans Times Picayune

February 12, 2010

UTEP Men's Basketball Stuck in Dallas
KTSM

C-USA Women's Basketball Recaps_Feb. 11
conferenceusa.com

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF football program guilty of 'major' NCAA violations
-
UCF's NCAA football probation breakdown
-
UCF football probation document- Public infractions report
-
UCF football probation document- NCAA press release
-
UCF gets two years- probation for recruiting violations

From the Birmingham News
-
Alabama's director of player personnel committed major NCAA violations at Central Florida
-
Donnie Marsh is UAB's defensive leader

Eric Bailey's C-USA Insider
American Chronicle

Rematch with UAB is key game for Herd
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

UH places basketball associate head coach on leave
Houston Chronicle

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Memphis and Missouri to meet
-
Tigers basketball signees Joe Jackson, Jelan Kendrick picked for McDonald's game

From the Tulsa World
-
Golden Hurricane to honor Biles
-
Tulsa Notebook- Record breaker

February 11, 2010

Feb. 10 Men's Basketball Recap
conferenceusa.com

Tulsa rallies to defeat Southern Miss 60-52
Jackson Clarion Ledger

From the Tulsa World
-
Second-half rally extends home win streak to 23
-
Hurricane needs more offensive catalysts
-
Tu Notebook Tulsa Notebook

Tulsa downs USM
Biloxi Sun herald

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Memphis Tigers hang on, knock off Central Florida, 76-70
-
Tigers replay

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Memphis pulls away for basketball victory against UCF
-
Knights Beat- UCF's David Kelly named one of nation's Top 25 recruiters

Miners keep rolling- 2nd-half surge lifts UTEP past SMU
El Paso Times

SMU coach Doherty laments lack of leadership in Mustangs' loss to UTEP
Dallas Morning News

UH hires Fortune 500 firm for stadium feasibility study
Houston Chronicle

Hamrick addresses MU-WVU series
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Football season tickets on sale Friday
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Thundering Herd basketball coach uses Twitter for communication
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

February 10, 2010

Feb. 9 Men's Basketball Notebook
conferenceusa.com

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
USM to risk 4-game run against Tulsa
-
Vollmuth named preseason AA

Eagles go for 5 alive in C-USA win streak
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Tulsa World
-
TU takes pride in winning at home
-
Hurricane seeks to rebound from loss

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Herd got ready for big game at UAB
-
Marshall routs Rio Grande

Marshall gets win to ready for UAB
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Herd spreads wealth in rout of Rio Grande
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tigers' Josh Pastner reiterates- Rules will have to be followed
-
Preview- Memphis Tigers vs. UCF Knights

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Knights hunting for first win over depleted Memphis Tigers
-
UCF's Kirk Speraw warns not to underestimate vulnerable Memphis under rookie coach Josh Pastner
-
UCF adjusts football tailgating rules, but some fans remain unhappy

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Technical foul free throws lift UH over Western Ky.
-
In more ways than one, Coogs' night defies explanation
-
UH notebook- Quick hits from six Cougars sports

UTEP Miners look to stay on track vs. SMU
El Paso Times

February 9, 2010

Pennington, Leftwich into Marshall hall
Beckley Register-Herald

Struggling Rio Grande again visits Marshall
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Tulsa's Wilson Holloway Up for National Award
Greater Tulsa Reporter

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
-
Baines returning to form
-
Big names here for Big Green banquet

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Sumlin unveils 2010 roles for Cougars coaches
-
A change UH can believe in- As little change as possible on offense
-
Rice survives Division II Texas A&M-International 73-66

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Memphis Tigers say Pierre Henderson-Niles no longer on team
-
Wesley Witherspoon broadens Tigers' attack
-
Memphis Tigers' Wesley Witherspoon is C-USA player of the week

TU football loses two assistant coaches
Tulsa World

UTEP sophomore Arnett Moultrie makes people forget he's almost seven-feet tall
El Paso Times

February 8, 2010

SMU's Thomas Morestead helps Saints win with clutch kick
Dallas Morning News

News analysis- Memphis Tigers' future not limited by NCAA
Memphis Commercial Appeal

C-USA Women's Basketball Recaps_Feb. 7
conferenceusa.com

Herd takes a C-USA break
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Herd has its night
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Recovering Baines gives Herd a boost off the bench
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Chalk up missed chances
Tulsa World

February 7, 2010

Big win vs. Tulsa gives UTEP men's basketball team Conference USA lead
El Paso Times

From the Tulsa World
-
TU falls on road to UTEP, 73-59
-
Race to the finish

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
C-USA tourney looming really big
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Witherspoon's 26 not enough as Memphis Tigers fall to Gonzaga, 66-58
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Emotions entangle Tigers' Wesley Witherspoon
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Replay- Gonzaga 66, Memphis 58

From conferenceusa.com
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Feb. 6 Men's Basketball Recap
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C-USA Women's Basketball Recaps_Feb. 6

UAB starts "new season" with a win over Rice
Birmingham News

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice's halftime lead evaporates in home loss to UAB
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UH men collapse down the stretch in loss to S. Miss
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Do recruiting rankings really mean UH is moving up in the world?

Eagles keep streak on Pelham's tip-in
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Holliday says staff matches recruits
Huntington Herald Dispatch

SMU men get quick start, roll over Tulane
Dallas Morning News

Tulane can't keep pace with SMU
New Orleans Times Picayune

UCF Football- Knights top recruiter David Kelly talks about landing best recruiting class in school history
Orlando Sentinel

February 6, 2010

USM football opponents lined up
Hattiesburg American

Resurgent Eagles to be challenged by Cougars
Jackson Clarion Ledger

Conference USA basketball weekend preview
KRMG (blog)

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers still clawing for the big win
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Preview- Memphis vs. Gonzaga

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice baseball- Lots of TV time
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Anybody know of a hangover cure for Tom Penders' UH team?

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF Basketball Preview- Knights vs. Tulsa
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Didn't anybody have a bad recruiting class on National Signing Day?

UTEP, Tulsa square off with C-USA lead at stake
El Paso Times

From the Tulsa World
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Race to the finish
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Jenks' Alexander holds true to TU

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane ready for fast, furious start vs. SMU
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TULANE VS. SOUTHERN METHODIST

February 5, 2010

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Announces 2010 Baseball TV Schedule
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C-USA Women's Basketball Recaps_Feb. 4
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C-USA Daily Update

No looking back as Korn picks Marshall
Anderson Independent

Byrnes product Willy Korn picks Marshall University
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

QB Korn sees Marshall as chance to fulfill dreams
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Korn ready to take root at MU
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Korn coming to Marshall
-MU needs to win close ones

Clemson quarterback WIlly Korn to transfer to Marshall
Greenville (SC) News

Tough schedule ahead for Tulsa
Tulsa World

UTEP vs. Tulsa men's basketball team- Conference lead on line Saturday in El Paso
El Paso Times

Conference USA Power Rankings-Week 4
Examiner.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Victory puts Memphis women atop C-USA basketball standings
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Lack of depth means Tigers coach Pastner has to greenlight more defensive styles

From the Birmingham News
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The recruiting work continues at UAB
Birmingham News sports podcast- Signing day surprise and UAB's annual Memphis misstep

Living Out His Dream
  Rice's Graham is glad he came back to baseball
Baseball America

SMU's guard McCoy has torn ACL, is out for season
Dallas Morning News

Southern Miss staff keeps class of signees intact
Hattiesburg American

February 4, 2010

From conferenceusa.com
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Feb. 3 Men's Basketball Recap
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2010 C-USA Football Signees

From the Birmingham News
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UAB falls to Memphis, 85-75, and falls out of first place
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Four more sign with UAB
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UAB adds DE Chris Walton

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Witherspoon leads Memphis Tigers over UAB, 85-75
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Tigers halt late bids for Porter's top recruits
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Memphis Tigers signees

From the Tulsa World
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Hurricane thriller
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TU escapes with win over Marshall
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Tulsa Class Of 2010
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TU completes signing class with 22 players
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Tu Notebook

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Marshall falls at Tulsa
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Holliday's first class historic
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Holliday hustles, signs 25

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall coach happy with recruiting class
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2010 Marshall University signing list
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Riverside's Waiters will have to wait

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Holliday likes Marshall's quality and quantity
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Tulsa hands Herd fifth straight loss

From the Houston Chronicle
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Early 14-point lead goes to waste as UH falls to UTEP
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UH coach Sumlin welcomes large recruiting class
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Updated- All 27 Cougars commitments are signed, sealed, delivered
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Rice goes 100 percent Texan for recruiting class
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Signing day leftovers

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Green Wave downs Rice in OT
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Wave feeling at home with recruits
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TULANE SIGNEES

UTEP football- Recruiting class of 30 boasts size
El Paso Times

Fedora keeps commits, calls class a keeper
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Fedora, USM fill needs along offensive line
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Orlando Sentinel
-UCF's Sweet Signing Day Surprise- Jose Jose and Torrian Wilson pick the Knights, snubbing Louisville and USF
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Knights Beat- Miami Central coach says UCF signed best talent in Dade County
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Brand new Knights

Jones says SMU's class is best he's had in college football
Dallas Morning News

February 3, 2010

Houston leads C-USA recruiting race
ESPN (blog)

From conferenceusa.com
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Feb. 2 Men's Basketball Recap
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Feb. 2 Men's Basketball Notebook
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C-USA Women's Basketball Set To Celebrate NGWSD and Participate in WBCA Pink Zone in February.
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C-USA Celebrates National Girls and Women in Sports Day
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Conference USA Swimming and Diving Notebook
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Indoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week & Notebook

Hamrick touts Doc on eve of signing day
Beckley Register-Herald

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Holliday's ties to Florida will be valuable for Herd's class
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Herd football coach completes staff
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Herd looks to snap skid at Tulsa

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Tough task awaits in Oklahoma
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Marshall anticipates signing day
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Florida QB hopes to be toast of the town

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Marshall, Tulsa- clash of big men
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Mysteries surround Doc's first big step
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Marshall recruit list
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New defensive coordinator fills out Holliday's staff

Hamrick lays out plan for Marshall athletic program
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

From the Tulsa World
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Talent level sky-high for Jordan, Whiteside
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Tu Commitments (23)

UCF Athletic Director Keith Tribble- Knights closer to new shoe deal, will be ready for potential BCS expansion
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH notebook- Sumlin makes gains in recruiting
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It's Christmas Eve for UH football coaches, recruiting devotees
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Rice hires former Kansas assistant as offensive coach

UTEP men's basketball team face key test vs. Houston
El Paso Times

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers hope for rebound vs. UAB
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Preview- Tigers vs. UAB
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Porter brings in first layer of rebuilding

Sitting out hurt more than broken nose for UAB's Aaron Johnson
Birmingham News

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Eagles' C-USA streak up to 3
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It's down to wire for RB Woodyard

Men's basketball- Southern Mississippi 56, SMU 53
Dallas Morning News

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane eyeing large class of recruits
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Wave wants to have all hands on deck

February 2, 2010

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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7-footers meet on Wednesday
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MU's Pitts suspended indefinitely

Marshall suspends Pitts for second time
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

UAB center Kenneth Cooper missed Monday's practice with a concussion
Birmingham News

Eagles try to corral Mustangs
Biloxi Sun Herald

Preview- Southern Miss vs. SMU
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

SMU signing day preview- Bowl win boosts Mustangs' class
Dallas Morning News

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF on track to upgrade talent and fill holes on National Signing Day
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Is Miami Central RB Brandon Gainer headed to UCF?

From the Tulsa World
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Results mixed for TU
  Tulsa's recent recruiting classes have been led by two coaches.
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Grading Tu's Recruiting Classes
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TU's Wojcik looks forward to February

From the Houston Chronicle
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It's D (for doubleheader) Day at the Hof
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Rice's Kazemi named C-USA freshman of week

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers' Angel Garcia cleared to practice; game appearance uncertain
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Baton Rouge receiver commits to Memphis

From the El Paso Times
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AP poll- UTEP men's basketball team gets votes
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Talented UTEP basketball player Derrick Caracter has shined under a bright spotlight

February 1, 2010

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd lands five on final weekend before signing day
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Big week ahead for Whiteside
  He had just one Saturday in the Golden Hurricane's 55-50 win at Central Florida, giving him 306, eight behind East Carolina's Moussa Badiane (2002-05).

From conferenceusa.com
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Three C-USA Teams Ranked in Preseason NCBWA Poll
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Feb. 1 Men's Basketball Weekly Awards
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Feb. 1 Women's Basketball Weekly Awards
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Conference USA Re-launches C-USA Daily Update

From the Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Competitive conference could keep Thundering Herd in the hunt
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MU secures 5 more commitments

From the Birmingham News
-Will UAB's Aaron Johnson play on Wednesday at Memphis
?
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UAB loses heartbreaker to UTEP

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP Men's Basketball- Miners have big week ahead of them
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Fans welcome UTEP men's basketball team after thrilling win vs. UAB

Tulsa - Three Questions
Tulsa World